BBN Technologies

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BBN Technologies

A company, originally known as Bolt, Beranek and Newman, Inc. (BBN), based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

BBN were awarded the original contract to build the ARPANET and have been extensively involved in Internet development. They are responsible for managing NNSC, CSNET, and NEARnet.

The language LOGO was developed at BBN, as was the BBN Butterfly supercomputer.

BBN Home.
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His illustrious career included working with Bolt Beranek and Newman (present day BBN Technologies) who built the ARPANET, predecessor to the Internet.
Johnson served as a faculty member at MIT from 1972-1980, a Senior Scientist at Bolt Beranek and Newman (BBN) from 1980-1984, and in various technical and management positions with General Electric Global Research from 1984-2008.
BBN Technologies, a Verizon Communications company, was established as Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
At the time his company Bolt Beranek and Newman was working for the US government creating PC software for people working on Arpanet, the forerunner of the internet.
DENIS NEWMAN is a division scientist at Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Says NRC committee chairman John Swets of Bolt Beranek and Newman, Inc.