Innovation

Tech nostalgia: The top 15 innovations of the 1990s

E-commerce

While the concept of e-commerce existed loosely for a few years, it wasn't until the 1990s that modern e-commerce was born. In 1995, both Amazon and eBay launched, and in 1999 Alibaba made its debut. These sites redefined the shopping experience.

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By Conner Forrest

Conner Forrest is an analyst for 451 Research. He was formerly a Senior Editor for TechRepublic.