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What’s the difference between the web and the Internet?

Difference between the Internet and www

List of the important differences between the Internet and the world wide web. Also included are briefs on this history of the two networks. [more...]

World’s first web browser

First browser

What is the world's first web browser? It was called WorldWideWeb and was developed by Sir Tim Berners-Lee at CERN. [more...]

Colours in Google’s logo are based on colours of Lego bricks!

Google's logo colors come from Lego?

Colors in the Google logo were probably inspired by the colors of building blocks used to construct the cabinet that stored the ten hard disks Larry Page used for his project at Stanford. [more...]

He couldn’t find a video so he created YouTube

Jawed Karim, co-founder of YouTube, couldn’t find the Wardrobe Malfunction video online. So he created YouTube.com [more...]

Company spends $100 million on just 3 domain names

Quinstreet spent $100 million on 3 domain names

QuinStreet, Inc. has spent more than $100 million to purchase just here insurancethemed domain names - carinsurance.com, insurance.com and insure.com. They also own the uber-premium domain name, internet.com. [more...]

Simple web page earns student one million dollars

Alex Tew, a 21-year old student worried about paying off his student loan, created a simple home page and sold off the pixels that ultimately got him more than a million dollars. [more...]

People bought a completely useless $999.99 app!

I am Rich, a completely useless app on the Apple store costing $999.99 was bought by at least 8 people before being taken down. [more...]

WWW was invented on Steve Jobs’ company computers

Steve jobs founded another great computer company besides Apple. That was NeXT on which the World Wide Web was invented by Sir Tim Berners-Lee. [more...]

Inventor of the mouse never received any royalties

Douglas Engelbart who invented the mouse never received any royalties for his invention. The patented device was originally called X-Y position indicator for a display system and was picked up by Steve Jobs and incorporated in Apple computers. [more...]

HTML is not a programming language

HTML, the language used for creating web pages is not a programming language because it lacks the basic elements of one - variables, loops, conditional statements etc. [more...]

Etch-A-Sketch iPad case

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How do I view a deleted web page?
Is there a way to view a deleted web page - one that is no longer available? Yes there is and the solution is quite simple. [more...]

Fact

Alexa, the popular web site ranking firm, also ranks itself. As of October 2014, The Alexa rank of Alexa.com as 2227. [more...]

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