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MacWWW web browser released

MacWWW web browser released

24 December, 1992

MacWWW, the first web browser for Macintosh systems, was released on 24th December 1992. It was developed by Robert Cailliau and Nicola Pellow at CERN, the high-energy physics organisation where the World Wide Web was invented by Tim Berners-Lee.

MacWWW, also known as Samba, was a non-graphical browser and probably the first web software to be commercialised. It was sold for 50 European Currency Units.

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