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Timeline Webpage Search Engines Evolution Of Search Engines

Time line-
  • 1990: Tim burners-Lee writes the first web browser, World Wide Web, using a Next computer.
  • 1992: J.H. Snider and Terra Ziporyn publish Future Shop: How New Technologies Will Change the Way We Shop and What We Buy. St. Martin's Press. ISBN 0312063598.
  • 1994: Netscape releases the Navigator browser in October under the code name Mozilla. Pizza Hut offers pizza ordering on its Web page. The first online bank opens. Attempts to offer flower delivery and magazine subscriptions online. Adult materials also becomes commercially available, as do cars and bikes. Netscape 1.0 is introduced in late 1994 SSL encryption that made transactions secure.
  • 1995: Jeff Bezos launches and the first commercial-free 24 hour, internet-only radio stations, Radio HK and NetRadio start broadcasting. Dell and Cisco begin to aggressively use Internet for commercial transactions. eBay is founded by computer programmer Pierre Omidyar as Auction Web.
  • 1998: Electronic postal stamps can be purchased and downloaded for printing from the Web.
  • 1999: sold for US $7.5 million to e-Companies, which was purchased in 1997 for US $149,000. The peer-to-peer file sharing software Napster launches.
  • 2000: The dot-com bust.
  • 2002: eBay acquires PayPal for $1.5 billion Niche retail companies CSN Stores and NetShops are founded with the concept of selling products through several targeted domains, rather than a central portal.
  • 2003: posts first yearly profit.
  • 2007: acquired by R.H. Donnelley for $345 million.
  • 2008: US eCommerce and Online Retail sales projected to reach $204 billion, an increase of 17 percent over 2007.
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