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2014-03-11 20:23:35

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Web users across the globe share #web25 birthday messages to mark the day Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web Today, people everywhere are joining Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee in wishing the World Wide Web a happy 25th birthday. Everyone is encouraged to share birthday greetings on social media using #web25. Select greetings will be posted on the official anniversary site webat25.org...

CERN Scientists Continue The Hunt For World's First Web Page
2013-06-12 11:05:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known by its French acronym CERN, are working hard to uncover the world´s first Web page, but are struggling due to the nature of how data is shared. Tim Berners-Lee invented the Web in 1990 while working on an unsanctioned project at CERN. He used a NeXT computer that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs designed during the 1980s. Dan Noyes, who oversees CERN's website,...

Tim Berners-Lee Warns Against An Internet Takeover
2013-06-12 08:43:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Worldwide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee is sounding the alarm bell about how much companies know about what we do online, saying forces are “trying to take control of the Internet” in a way that is undermining the founding principles of the Web. The warning follows recent revelations about the National Security Agency´s PRISM program, under which the spy agency reportedly extracts vast amounts of personal...

Web Index Report Ranks Countries On Web Usage
2012-09-06 06:04:06

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sweden topped the list of a new global index of countries getting the most out of the Internet socially and politically, followed by the United States and the United Kingdom. The Web Index was compiled by Sir Tim Berners-Lee's World Wide Web Foundation, which ranked 61 countries in seven different categories -- communications infrastructure, institutional infrastructure, web content, web use, political impact, economic impact and...


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