The Internet started off as ARPANET, the internal network of the Advanced Research Projects Agency. ARPA was established in the U.S. in response to launch of Sputnik 1 by the Soviet Union.
The term "iPhone" was trademarked by Infogear in the late 90s. The company was later acquired by Cisco. As per sources, both Apple and Cisco have reached an agreement to use the "iPhone" name. Infogear used the "IPhone" name for their web-enabled telephones. So in a way, Apple wasn't the first company to make the iPhone. [more...]