Latest ARPANET Stories

Internet Turns 30 Years Old, But Don't Thank Al Gore
2013-01-01 11:45:48

While you take time this week surfing the Internet, chatting with loved ones, buying a new scarf on Amazon, make sure you wish a Happy Birthday to the one that makes it all happen, the Internet.

Who’s Your Daddy? Debate Fires Up Again Over Father Of The Internet
2012-07-24 10:39:38

One presidential quip and a Wall Street Journal column later, the Internet has once more become aware of its bastardization, left to wander this world fatherless and alone.

2009-10-29 14:05:00

Forty years ago, at 9pm October 29, 1969, engineers at the University of California in Los Angeles and Stanford Research Institute prepared to transmit data between initial nodes of what was known at the time as ARPANET.

2009-10-28 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29: INTERNET AT 40 Profile America -- Thursday, October 29th.

2009-10-20 10:45:00


2009-09-16 13:54:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty years ago this October, two computers connected to form the ARPANET and launch the world's first successful packet-switched wide area computer network.

Word of the Day
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.