Today in Tech History – September 29, 2016

Today in Tech History logo1954 – CERN officially came into being. In addition to countless advancements in science, it would go on to foster the invention of the World Wide Web.

1994 – Programmers first demonstrated the HotJava prototype browser to executives at Sun Microsystems Inc. It was an attempt to port the Java language to the Web. It worked.

1995 – The Sony PlayStation went on sale in Europe.

1996 – The Nintendo 64 launched in North America spreading its 3D world controlled by an analog stick to a new continent.

2015 – Google announced the Nexus 5X and 6P phones, new Chromecast and Chromecast Audio, and an Android tablet called the Pixel C.

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