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Yahoo Mail History - In 1996, JoJo Healy realized that the internet was becoming a very big deal and knew that email was one of the most important features. He was the investment banker who had put his money into Yahoo in the very beginning.

Verizon Mail History - Verizon Online DSL is also sometimes called Verizon High Speed Internet. It is a DSL line which is offered using the existing telephone lines that Verizon has already laid down, making it easy to access for most Verizon customers.

MSN Hotmail History - In 1996, the world learned about Hotmail, but in reality, it was started shortly before that. Two developers, Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith, began creating Hotmail as a way to access mail through the internet. They...

MSN/Live Mail History - In 1996, Hotmail was started by Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith. They wanted to create a web based email client that would work using HTML and that would be available anywhere. The site grew quickly, and...

Google Gmail History - Gmail has a very interesting history. A number of years before it was released, Google developer Paul Buchheit began using Gmail for Google employees. This is, in a way, how it got its main testing phase...

Comcast Mail History - Comcast began in 1963 with the help of three people: Ralph Roberts, Julian Brodsky, and Daniel Aaron. The company was initially created in Tupelo, Mississippi, but it was incorporated in Pennsylvania in 1969 under the name...

AOL Mail History - In 1983, Steve Case was hired in order to help market a video game modem that allowed gamers to download games and to keep track of their scores. He not only made the company popular, he made...