World Wide Web

Screenshot of first website on the World Wide Web in America, developed by the Stanford Linear Accelerator. (CBS)

Stanford Brings Back World Wide Web’s Beginnings

In 1991, scientists at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, or SLAC, wanted an easy way to share their research. So physicist Tony Johnson and his colleague Paul Kunz went to France to learn about a revolutionary idea called the Internet.


A boy plays on the internet on an Apple computer's iMac at the Ikebukuro station in Tokyo 27 June 1999.  Apple computer Japan is holding a month-long iMac Internet campaign in Tokyo to advertise the colorful computers.  (ELECTRONIC IMAGE)   AFP PHOTO/Toshifumi KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: World Wide Web Turns 25

It’s been 25 years since Tim Berners-Lee published a paper that outlined what was to become the World Wide Web, not to be confused with the Internet which predates it by a few decades.


A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Announces ‘Instant Previews’

People searching on Google will soon be able to see previews of websites before clicking on them.

CBS San Francisco–11/09/2010

Verizon, Google Outline Vision on Internet Traffic

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Verizon and Google are saying that Internet service providers should be allowed to charge extra to route traffic from premium services over separate, dedicated networks. Yet they still believe in prohibiting those […]