August 28th morning news, according to foreign media reports today, the domain name investment company XF.com Investments has bought the Internet’s first registered domain name Symbolics.com.
computer manufacturer Symbolics registered domain name Symbolics.com in March 15, 1985. Although another domain name Nordu.net to create a few months earlier than Symbolics.com, but the latter is the first domain name registration process through the domain name. Although the world wide web has not yet been invented, the concept of the Internet has emerged. In fact, the first TCP/IP based wide area network as early as 2 years ago, Nordu.net domain name has begun to operate.
1985, only 6 companies think it is necessary to create a domain name on the root server. In addition to Symbolics.com, the other 5 business domain names are bbn.com, think.com, mcc.com, dec.com and northrop.com.
since nearly 25 years ago, Symbolics.com domain name ownership has not changed until recently acquired by XF.com Investments. The company did not disclose the price of the acquisition of the domain name.
The acquisition of the
Symbolics.com domain marks the end of an era. Symbolics is a spin off from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Artificial Intelligence Laboratory of the company, the main design and manufacture of Lisp computer. Lisp is a single user computer and optimized for the Lisp programming language. The product then became the first commercially available general-purpose computer and workstation".
began in the late 80s, Symbolics began to decline, and gradually bankrupt. The company is still there, but only an empty shell. Outside of the acquisition of XF.com Investments little known, the company will usher in 25 birthday next year. It is not clear where the Symbolics.com domain name will be used in the future.