Happy 30th Birthday World Wide Web! 7 things you didn’t know about the Web

March 12 marks a significant milestone in British technology with the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web. In 1989, working at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, known as CERN, Sir Tim Berners-Lee submitted a proposal for information management that would go on to transform the way people communicate and consume information. Here are…

Could it be "good-bye Google" and "hello mega-mash-up" on the web of the future?

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Tim Berners Lee, “inventor of the world wide web”, has spoken to The Times about his vision of the future Internet.

In it, Google may well have been displaced by other companies who have embraced the “semantic web”. Put simply (and before we get on to the “Internet Phrase Highlight of the Week”) it’s where every piece of information is tagged so that it can be seamlessly connected with other bits of information, to provide useful tools…