Remember, at the time, what we know as the Internet was in fact the last stages of Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET), with the number of hosts totaling only 100,000 or so.
What does ARPANET stand for?
ARPANET stands for Advanced Research Projects Agency Network
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Information technology (IT) and computers
- Military and Government
- Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.
- Average Revenue Per Account
- Automatic Radar Plotting Aid (34 mm)
- Advanced Research Project Agency-Energy
- Amicale Rétro Passion Auto Amiens (French automobile club; Amiens, France)
- Agenzia Regionale Protezione Ambiente Campania (Italian: Regional Environmental Protection Agency Campania; Naples, Italy)
- Antibiotic Resistance, Prevention and Control (research study; EU)
- Army Pacific Command
- National Association of Realtors Political Action Committee
- Advanced Research Projects Agency Network
- Advancement of Rural People and Nature (India)
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency
- Aluminium-Resin-Polythene-Aluminium-Polythene (ITU-T)
- Asociatia Romana a Pensiilor Administrate Privat (Romanian Association of Private Pension Funds Administrators)
- Air Reserve Pay & Allowance System
- American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists
- Arkansas Paranormal and Anomalous Studies Team
- Associazione Regionale Produttori Apistici Toscani (Italian: Toscani Regional Bee Producers Association)
- Advanced Research Program and Advanced Technology Program (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board)
- Associated Real Property Brokers (California)
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Watson, chairman of IBM 1945 The University of Pennsylvania's ENIAC is operational 1947 First transistor developed at bell Labs 1950s 1953 The IBM 650 becomes the first mass-produced computer 1959 Xerox introduces the first commercial copy machine 1960s 1963 Douglas Engelbart receives a patent on the mouse pointing device for computers 1967 IBM builds the first floppy disk 1969 Internet's birth: Advanced Research Projects Agency Network links host computers at various academic locations 1970s 1972 Nolan Bushnell's Pong video game is a success; he founds Atari 1976 Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak form Apple Computer 1977 "There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in their home.
the 23-year-old "whiz" who brought the 60,000-computer Advanced Research Projects Agency network (Arpanet) to a halt in November.