Yahoo / Pizza Hut / Gore / NSF Upgrades
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Yahoo, the first Internet search engine, was created in April 1994 by David Filo and
Jerry Yang at Stanford University where Yahoo itself first resided on Yang's student
workstation. Currently Yahoo provides over 167 million search results per day.
Pizza Hut's offers first online pizza service on August 22nd, 1994.
Well... almost. The Web site let you submit a form which took your order,
name, address, and phone number, and then the restaurant would
call you back to verify.
Vice President Al Gore, coined term "Information Superhighway." He
became the point man in the Clinton administration's effort to build a
national information highway, much as his father, former Senator Albert Gore, was a
principal architect of the interstate highway system a generation or more earlier.
In 1994 NFS installed an ATM (Asynchronous Transmission Mode, 145Mbps) backbone