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Megaupload

Kim Dotcom, 2005 Megaupload was an online company established in 2005 and one of the largest file-sharing sites on the…

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Google Maps

Lars Rasmussen, Jens Rasmussen, 2004 If you’re lost almost anywhere on the planet you’ll certainly find your way back with…

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i-mode

Mari Matsunaga, Takeshi Natsuno, Keiichi Enoki, 1999 This mobile Internet service is especially popular in Japan. i-mode was launched in…

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WI-FI

VIC HAYES, JOHN O’SULLIVAN, 1997 Wi-Fi, or 802.11 networks, is a technology that allows a device to exchange data using…

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WAP

WAP Forum, 1997 Wireless Application Protocol, or WAP for short, was a popular type of mobile Internet access created in…

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Flash

Jonathan Gay, 1996 Adobe Flash (an abbreviation of its predecessor’s name, FutureSplash) provides animation of text, drawings and still images,…

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Open dir

n/a, 1995 Discovering an open dir was like finding a wallet on the street: it piqued your curiosity and there…

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Lycos

Michael Loren Mauldin, 1994 University campuses are fertile grounds for Internet successes. Just like Facebook, search engine and Web portal…

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Netscape

Jim Clarke, Marc Andreessen, 1994 Netscape was founded in 1994 by Jim Clarke with co-founder Marc Andreessen under the name…

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Banners

n/a, 1993 When Bruce Banner gets annoyed, he changes into the Hulk. A Web banner is the complete opposite: it…