Saturday, May 3, 2008
Isn't it exciting ?
Vannevar Bush proposed the basics of hypertext in 1945.
Timothy John Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in March 1989. Nov 1992: There are 26 webservers online.
10 years later:
Netscape, Yahoo, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Ebay, AOL, Mozilla and Apple define what we call the "World Wide Web".
World's first hindi portal webdunia.com was launched.
Rajesh Jain sells IndiaWorld for $115 million.
Another decade later:
About 100,000,000 websites online.
Web2.0 Arrives..Aims to enhance creativity, information sharing, and, most notably, collaboration among users.
Blogger, Flicks, Youtube, Orkut empower the users accross globe.
World Wide Web supports multiple languages. BBC, AOL, MS (BhashaIndia)launch websites in Indian languages.
Hindi bloggers of the world come together to form Akshargram.com.
NetBanking gets the trust of users.
Software as a Service (SAAS) arrives.
Google buys Writely integrates with Salesforce which gives giants like SAP, Oracle and Microsoft a run for their money.
Indian Matrimonial and job portals grow at 50-100% per year now.
Isn't it exciting :).