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Michael Aldrich
 
Electronic shopping was invented by an English inventor called Michael Aldrich. In 1979, he invented the earliest form of e-commerce which allowed online transaction processing between business and customers, as well as between business and business.
Bulova Watch Co
 
It was July 1, 1941. The Brooklyn Dodgers were facing off against the Philadelphia Phillies at Ebbets Field in New York. Before the first pitch was broadcast on NBC-owned WNBT (now WNBC), the first true TV commercial aired in the US. It was a short, simple spot for Bulova Watch Co.01 Jul 2016 (https://intl.bulova.com/)
1971
 
The first network email was sent by computer engineer Ray Tomlinson in 1971. The email to himself said “something like QWERTYUIOP”.

Tim Berners-Lee, a British scientist, invented the World Wide Web (WWW) in 1989, while working at CERN.(https://home.cern/) The web was originally conceived and developed to meet the demand for automated information-sharing between scientists in universities and institutes around the world.

Centuries of advances in chemistry and optics, including the invention of the camera obscura, set the stage for the world’s first photograph. In 1826, French scientist Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, took that photograph, titled View from the Window at Le Gras, at his family’s country home.(https://www.nationalgeographic.com/photography/article/milestones-photography)
 

What likely counts as the very first legitimate online transaction goes to Dan Kohn in August 1994, who creating a website called NetMarket, the Shopify video reports. On August 11, Kohn sold a CD of Sting’s “Ten Summoner’s Tales” to a friend in Philadelphia, writes Peter H. Lewis wrote for The New York Times.

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