Friday, December 18, 2009

[FAO] Oldest Domain Names :Interesting Stuff

Oldest Domain Names : Interesting Stuff

Few decades ago we could count websites on our finger tips but today situation have changed dramatically. It is obvious that internet (ARPANET) was first used to connect computers at different universities across US and to communicate among army. With the progress in technology and development of Modern computers (GUI based) beside the development of protocols to exchange data, things changed all of the sudden that is where the start of new era in computer field that was of websites.

Here we will take a look at 5 oldest domains.

SYMBOLICS.COM (registered on15-Mar-1985)

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The domain was originally registered on 15 March 1985, making it the oldest active .com-domain in the world. (However, on 27 August 2009, it was sold to Investments.

BBN.COM (registered on 24-Apr-1985)

BBN has been solving complex problems for our customers for over 50 years. BBN provides both advanced research services and custom, research-based solutions. Through government sponsorship, BBN is at the forefront of research and development in Networking, Information Security, Critical Infrastructure Security, and Signal Processing. Our multi-sensor processing systems are in use in the U.S Navy, the UK Royal Air Force, and the Canadian Navy. Our software powers every North American tactical IP military network. Under a current contract for DARPA, BBN is making dramatic improvements in the accuracy of speech recognition technology. In all of these areas, BBN develops advanced technology solutions not just to be first, but to solve real problems that matter to our world today.

THINK.COM (registered on 24-May-1985)

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ThinkQuest is a protected, online learning platform that enables teachers to integrate learning projects into their classroom curriculum and students to develop 21st century skills.

MCC.COM (registered on 11-Jul-1985)

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DEC.COM (registered on 30-Sep-1985)

visit us : redirect to though hp was register a bit later on 03-Mar-1986. Hp specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, storage, and networking hardware, software and services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. Other product lines, including electronic test equipment and systems, medical electronic equipment, solid state components and instrumentation for chemical analysis were spun off as Agilent Technologies in 1999.

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