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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.

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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.