Computer history - 1993
Major computer events in 1993
President Bill Clinton puts the White House and the United Nations online in 1993 and helps start the .gov and .org top-level domains. With the White House coming online it also made it possible to e-mail the President, Vice President, and the First Lady.
Other computer events in 1993
Fifty World Wide Web servers are known to exist as of January.
The Open Group was given the UNIX trademark in 1993.
The first live streaming was done by the band Severe Tire Damage on June 24, 1993. The event was seen live in Australia and other locations over the Internet.
On September 27, 1993, Time Magazine released its magazine with the cover dedicated to video games with the title "Attack of the Video Games."
The Lua programming language was created by a group of engineers at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
The PowerPC was introduced in 1993.
The general Proof-of-Work concept was introduced in 1993 by computer scientists Cynthia Dwork and Moni Naor.
VCD was introduced in 1993.
The first webcam connected to the Internet in November 1993.
White book was completed and released in 1993.
The first web robot, World Wide Web Wanderer, was created in 1993.
New computer products and services introduced in 1993
Winsock was released in January 1993.
Adobe After Effects was released in January 1993.
Ross Ihaka and Robert Gentleman create R programming language.
The Internet Underground Music Archive was started in 1993.
Apple introduced the MessagePad lineup.
NetBSD 0.8 released on April 20, 1993.
Logic Pro was released by Emagic in 1993.
Microsoft released Excel 5.0 for PC and Mac in 1993.
Microsoft released Word 6.0 for PC and Mac in 1993.
Development of the NetBSD project began in 1993.
PCI version 2.0 was introduced in 1993.
Wine began to be developed in 1993.
WinRAR was first released in 1993.
The first version of the Apple Newton operating system was released on August 3, 1993.
Broderbund released the computer game Myst was released on September 24, 1993. The game is later is honored for being one of the most popular, well known, and sold IBM compatible and Apple Macintosh title.
Microsoft Windows 3.11, an update to Windows 3.1 was released on December 31, 1993.
The C.H.A.O.S. Continuum was released for Windows and Macintosh computers.
The Internet Underground Music Archive started in 1993.
Computer companies founded in 1993
ACD Systems was founded in 1993.
ActionTec was founded in 1993.
ADSI is developed at Bellcore.
ARK Logic was founded in 1993.
CBL Data Recovery was founded in 1993.
Efficient Networks was established in 1993.
FRISK software was founded in 1993.
Funcom was founded in 1993.
GT Interactive Software was founded in 1993.
InterNIC was established in 1993.
IrDA was founded in 1993.
Magix was founded in 1993.
Neomagic was founded in 1993.
NVIDIA was founded in 1993.
PowerQuest was founded in 1993.
Pretec was founded in 1993.
SigmaTel was founded in 1993.
Stellar Data Recovery was founded in 1993.
Sun Solaris was introduced in 1993.
Supermicro was founded in 1993.
Computer company events in 1993
Computer pioneers born in 1993
Marques Brownlee was born on December 3, 1993.
Computer pioneer deaths in 1993
Bernard Kardon passed away on April 14, 1993 (Age: 79).
Thomas Watson, Jr. passed away on December 31, 1993 (Age: 79).