WWW FAQs: Why was the World Wide Web invented at CERN?


2006-09-22: Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau convinced their employers at the CERN nuclear research facility that a hypertext system was needed to help researchers collaborate. For more information, see why was the World Wide Web invented?

See also What is the World Wide Web, What is the Internet, Who invented the World Wide Web, and Who invented the Internet, Why was the Internet invented, and What is the difference between the World Wide Web and the Internet?

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