The Top 10 Moments of the eCommerce Decade
By NewsDude ,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 15, 2007 7:26 AM CDT
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(Newser) – The Software & Information Industry Association has rolled out its list of the top 10 e-commerce developments of the past decade:

  1. Google (Sept. 1998)
  2. Broadband Penetration of U.S. Internet Users Reaches 50% (June 2004)
  3. eBay Auctions (launched Sept. 1997)
  4. Amazon.com (IPO May 1997):
  5. Google Ad Words (2000)

  1. Open Standards (HTML 4.0 released 1997)
  2. Wi-Fi (802.11 launched 1997)
  3. User-Generated Content (YouTube 2005)
  4. iTunes (2001)
  5. BlackBerry (1999)