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Subject: Important/interesting events/news happened in Novembers in Those years before 03
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Asked by: aarie-ga
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Posted: 11 Nov 2004 10:03 PST
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Question ID: 427609
What happened "famously" or "well-known" or "important" related to
internet in NovemberS in THOSE yearS before 2003? e.g. icq was
launched in November 1996; or something like the 1,000th domain name
being registered etc. i.e. Any event/news interesting or well-known by
people. I totally need 5 or above events/news, thanks a lot
Subject: Re: Important/interesting events/news happened in Novembers in Those years before 03
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 11 Nov 2004 11:39 PST
November 11, 1994: "Netscape Communications."

?Following a protracted lawsuit with the University of Illinois,
"Mosaic Communications" is forced to rename itself "Netscape
Communications." All references to this former identity are erased.
The "M" logo is removed from the title graphic on .

Netscape History

?After some legal wrangling with the NCSA over the Mosaic name, the
company was re-christened Netscape Communications in November 1994.?

Silicon Valley


The DMOZ Open Directory, formerly known as NewHoo, was acquired by
Netscape in November 1998.
?In November 1998 Netscape bought out the NewHoo directory and changed
its name to the Open Directory Project (DMOZ). Today the Open
Directory Project remains one of the most important directories on the


?NBC Internet, Inc. was launched in November 1999 through the
combination of NBC and CNET's,,, NBC
Interactive Neighborhood, VideoSeeker, and a 10 percent equity stake


ParaChat was launched at Comdex in Las Vegas, Nevada, in November, 1996
ParaCha pioneered the hosted Java chat software solution.


November 1998: AOL buys Netscape, Netscape as an independent company
ceases to exist.
Netscape History

AOL buys Netscape for $4.2 billion
Published: November 24, 1998
?America Online, the largest Internet access service, said today it
will acquire Netscape Communications in a deal valued at $4.2



K56Flex is announced in November 1996 by Lucent and Rockwell.
?Modem Standard Lucent and Rockwell announced November, 15th of 1996
with the intention to make their respective modem chip sets
interoperable. By agreeing to interoperate, Lucent & Rockwell are
providing the industry with an interoperable high speed modem protocol
that will revolutionize Internet communications. The interoperable
high speed modem protocol is called K56flex?



The Electronic Telegraph went online in November 1994 and becomes the
first daily UK newspaper on the World Wide Web

?Telegraph titles were the first UK newspapers to be available on the
internet when Electronic Telegraph, the forerunner of,
went online in November 1994.?

?TheElectronic Telegraph, the forerunner of, becomes
the first daily UK newspaper on the World Wide Web?


November 2000 in the UK:

?For the first time, women constituted 50% of the online population,
matching men who had dominated Internet use since Jupiter MMXI started
reporting in October 1999. The same trend had occurred in the US only
three months earlier.?



November 6, 1980: Microsoft Signs Contract with IBM to Create Operating System

?Microsoft signs a contract with IBM to create an operating system for
the new IBM PC. The PC ignited the personal computer market, making
home computers popular among more than just hobbyists.?

Computer History Museum,6,1980


November 10, 1983: Microsoft Introduces Windows. 

?Microsoft announces a new product, Windows, to compete with other
graphical environments for computers, such as interface on the Apple
Lisa. After several delays, Windows 1.0 finally became available to
the public in 1985.?

Computer History Museum,10,1983

1983 Microsoft Windows was announced November, 1983 and sells for $100.00
1985 Microsoft Windows 1.0 is introduced in November, 1985 and is
initially sold for $100.00.


November 29, 1971: Atari Announces Pong Game 

?Atari Corporation announces Pong, an early video game popular both at
home and at video arcades. (. . .) Atari, founded by Nolan Bushnell,
sold video games as well as computers on which to play the games.?

Computer History Museum,29,1971


November 15, 1971: First Advertisement for Microprocessor Appears.  
?The first advertisement for a microprocessor, the Intel 4004, appears
in the journal Electronic News.?

Computer History Museum,15,1971


Internet Timeline
Internet milestones November
Computer history +internet
?was launched? website OR internet  November 
Website launched ?in November "
Internet milestones November 1995..2002

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