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25 years of technology evolution and change

25 YEARS 25 YEARS EST. 1988 OF TECHNOLOGY EVOLUTION AND CHANGE This year is a special year for Insight as we celebrate our 25th Anniversary. Happy Birthday to us. During this time we have seen a lot of changes within the tech industry from the creation of the internet to the launch of the iPod and the current tablet boom. Take a look at the timeline below to see how much has really changed. 1988: Insight is founded by the Crown Brothers in Tempe Arizona Insight. 1989: On 1st August Microsoft releases a suite of desktop applications called 0ffice. This first version contains The Microsoft Olice Word, Excel and PowerPoint 1990: Development of the World Wide Web begins. Tim Berners-Lee and colleagues at CERN create HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP), standardising communication between servers and clients 1990: Cisco goes public on February 16, 1990, listed as "CSCO" on the NASDAQ 1990: Photoshop 1.0 is released on February 19th exclusively for Macintosh 1993: Intel release the first Pentium Processor intel inside 1995: Microsoft Memet Explorer containing over 3 million transistors releases Internet Explorer as a part of an add-on package for Windows 95 named Plus! 1995: Digital Versatile Discst or DVDS are invented by Philips, Sony, Toshiba & Panasonic DIO DVD 1995: Microsoft combine formerly separate MS-DOS and Windows products to create Windows 95 1995: Jeff Bezos 1998: Larry Page and Sergey Brin create Google Inc setting up a workspace in Susan Wojcicki's garage launches online bookstore, Google 1999: Shawn Fanning, John Fanning and Sean Parker launch peer-to-peer file sharing service, Napster 2001: Apple release their first line of portable media players named the iPod 2004: Mark Zuckerberg launches TheFacebook a social network for 2006: Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone and Noah Glass launch Twitter, a facebook Harvard students micro blogging and social networking service twitter 2007: Apple release the first generation iPhone named the iPhone 2G 2008: The first Android powered phone, the T-Mobile G1 goes on sale 2008: Bill Gates retires from day to day operations at Microsoft to focus on philanthropy and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 2010: Amid much speculation Apple release their first line of tablet PCs named the iPad 2011: Apple founder and visionary Steve Jobs sadly dies after a long battle with Pancreatic cancer 2012: Microsoft releases the Surface Tablet, the first initiative to integrate its Windows OS with its own hardware 2012: EE launch the first 4th generation (4G) mobile services in the UK 2013: IPV6 launches to handle the ever increasing number of new devices connecting to the Internet Insight UK.INSIGHT.COM

25 years of technology evolution and change

shared by jonsmithinsight on Oct 25
In the technology industry one thing is certain, change and evolution. This infographic shows how tech has changed over the last 25 years.


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