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The early computer network called ARPANET, which is considered to be the progenitor of the internet of our days, was developed for DARPA

Representing Apple Computer, John Sculley, who fired Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates from Microsoft signed a licence agreement on 22 November 1985.

Ubuntu’s first edition was released on 20 October 2004. The project aimed to release a new Ubuntu edition every sixth month, which would result in a system that is frequently updated.

The first edition of Netscape was released twenty years ago, on 13 October 1994...

Apple’s engineers were faced with a big challange when developing the original iPhone since they had to work almost “blindfolded” on the software that was to revolutionise smart phones.

The Computer Conservation Society (CCS), the safekeeper of British traditions in computer history and a key institution in the preservation of several museum piece

British engineers voted the Bombe, the computer of the Second World War, to be the “favourite artefact” ever, and thus it won the Engineering Award.

The fourteenth of September 2000 marks an important month in the history of Microsoft in two respects.

Scott Fahlman, professor at the Department of Computer Science of Carnegie Mellon University, had a proposal to distinguish serious and funny messages on the institution’s message board with signs.

The Swedish polymath Per Georg Scheutz (1785-1873), who worked as a lawyer, publisher, journalist, translator, and inventor, was born on 23 September in 1785.