Happy 20th anniversary, ZDNet

Summary:ZDNet's 20th anniversary: ZDNet was hatched on CompuServe on April 1, 1991. Here's what's on tap for our 20th anniversary.

As you may have noticed, our logo has changed to reflect that ZDNet has left its teenage years behind and is almost of drinking age.

ZDNet was hatched on CompuServe on April 1, 1991. (We didn't blab about our anniversary on April 1 since you wouldn't have believed us anyway.)

Over the next month we'll be rolling out a series of posts and videos on the anniversary including:

  • The time warp to tech in 1991 with our current staff;
  • Videos on the anniversary, including the one embedded below;
  • Memories from previous staffers;
  • ...and we might even give some stuff away and do a TweetUp or two.

Here's ZDNet's history in five minutes:

Topics: Tech Industry


Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic. He was most recently Executive Editor of News and Blogs at ZDNet. Prior to that he was executive news editor at eWeek and news editor at Baseline. He also served as the East Coast news editor and finance editor at CN... Full Bio

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