ZDNet through the years, 1997-2010 Summary: ZDNet has been on the Internet for a long time -- all the way back to 1991. Here's a look at ZDNet's design through the years, from 1997 to 2010. By Andrew Nusca | July 28, 2010 -- 10:20 GMT (03:20 PDT) Follow @editorialiste Previous | Next Image 1 of 12 ZDNet in December 1997. The hot topic of the day: Microsoft Windows 95. ZDNet Downloads in December 1998, when Beanie Babies were all the rage. Topic: Browser Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.