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  Netscape (web browser) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Netscape was a proprietary cross-platform Internet suite created by Netscape Communications Corporation and then in-house by AOL to continue the Netscape series after Netscape 6.
Netscape 7.2 was released on August 17, 2004, though AOL did not restart the Netscape browser division (instead, they developed it in-house).
Though many had believed Netscape 7 would be the last version of Netscape to be released, AOL, in May, 2005, came out with Netscape Browser version 8.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Netscape_(web_browser)   (549 words)

 Web Browser History - First, Early
An open source version of Netscape was then developed called Mozilla, which was the internal name for the old Netscape browser, and released in 2002.
While not a unique browser in its own right, this product was a breakthrough because it distributed other browsers and made the web a lot more accessible to the home user.
An open source version of the Netscape browser was released in 2002 was also named Mozilla in tribute to this early version, and then released as the quickly popular FireFox in November, 2004.
www.livinginternet.com /w/wi_browse.htm   (1087 words)

 A. The Netscape Web browser   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Netscape Navigator possesses three key middleware attributes that endow it with the potential to diminish the applications barrier to entry.
Microsoft knew in the fall of 1994 that Netscape was developing versions of a Web browser to run on different operating systems.
In fact, in late December 1994, Netscape's chairman and chief executive officer ("CEO"), Jim Clark, told a Microsoft executive that the focus of Netscape's business would be applications running on servers and that Netscape did not intend to succeed at Microsoft's expense.
www.albion.com /microsoft/findings-17.html   (383 words)

 Netscape Navigator, The Cool Web Browser
Netscape's default setting is to alert you when you are about to send information insecurely over the Internet.
Netscape also alerts you when you are connected to a Web server that's secure: the site's URL begins with https:// instead of the usual http://.
You can download a beta version now from the Netscape home page at http://home.netscape.com/ Availability and Support Netscape Navigator is free to students, faculty, and staff at educational institutions, as well as staff at nonprofit organizations.
web.mit.edu /is/isnews/v11/n01/40769.html   (878 words)

 Netscape Browser Archive - NS6/7 - SillyDog701
Netscape 7.0 is based on Mozilla 1.0.1 (7.01 is based on Mozilla 1.0.2), this version has been reported very stable and fast.
Netscape 6 is based on open source engine (Gecko), while Netscape Communicator 4.8 uses the engine that originally released in late 1994 and has been modified and enhanced through the evolution of internet.
Netscape 6 is the first standards compliance of any browser ever released.
sillydog.org /narchive/full67.php   (1426 words)

 Exploring the Web: Browser Basics
The two most popular web browsers are Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
No matter where you wander where on the web, the button with a picture of a house will bring you back to the home page you have specified in your Preferences.
Web administrator: webmaster@georgiacenter.uga.edu All contents copyright © 1998 University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education.
www.georgiacenter.uga.edu /exploring/netscape.html   (839 words)

 Browser History: Netscape   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
By this time, the Mosaic browser was starting to make splashes outside of the academic circles where it had begun, and both men saw the great potential for web browsing software.
Within a brief half-year period, many of the original folk from the NCSA Mosaic project were working for Netscape, and a browser was released to the public.
In January 1998, Netscape made an announcement that their browser would thereafter be free, and also that the development of the browser would move to an open-source process.
www.blooberry.com /indexdot/history/netscape.htm   (1242 words)

 Netscape dropping its history-making Web browser
Netscape's web browser is about to become history.
Netscape had about 90 percent of the Web browser market in the mid-1990s, but slipped steadily after Microsoft developed its own browser, Internet Explorer.
Netscape Navigator is the only full-featured Web browser that runs under Linux.
aroundcny.com /technofile/texts/bit061301.html   (461 words)

 Security Gets a Makeover in Netscape 8.0
Netscape 8.0 is based on Firefox 1.0.3; Liew said they didn't include the latest Firefox release, version 1.0.4, because the security vulnerability patch only affected Firefox users.
Netscape 8.0 and future versions will be based on Firefox, the open source browser that split off from the Mozilla Suite as a standalone application.
Netscape is no longer the browser darling it was in past years, either.
www.internetnews.com /xSP/article.php/3506216   (1139 words)

 Netscape - Internet Utilities
Netscape 7 delivers enhanced performance and stability with a fine-tuned Netscape Gecko browser engine that speeds the most common online activities.
Communicating on the Web is better than ever with Netscape 7.
Netscape 7 also includes the new integrated Radio@Netscape that lets you pick stations that suit your style and play music right from the browser.
www.apple.com /downloads/macosx/internet_utilities/netscape.html   (254 words)

 Technology Strategy For Internet Software: Netscape's Web Browser Software
Netscape Communications Corporation was founded in April 1994 by Jim Clark, the founder of Silicon Graphics, and Marc Andreessen, the creator of NCSA Mosaic.
Netscape hopes that these companies will be encouraged to create their own Web presence for technical support and product distribution, and in the process create more demand for Netscape's products, both browser as well as application server.
For Internet technology to fulfill Netscape's vision of widespread use for information retrieval and commerce, the gap between the technical profic iency of the general population and that required to navigate and use the Web must be closed.
www-personal.umich.edu /~spert/netpaper.html   (4284 words)

 BBC NEWS | Technology | Netscape offers 'hybrid' browser   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Netscape 8.0 is described as a "hybrid" browser, allowing users to click between both Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) and rival open source web browser Firefox.
Much of the new Netscape browser is based on Firefox 1.0.3 but, taking advantage of its anti-trust deal, it will also support IE.
Netscape 8.0 - which has been available in a test mode since February - can be downloaded free from the Netscape website from 19 May.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/technology/4562343.stm   (462 words)

 The World Wide Web [encyclopedia]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The World Wide Web, or 'web', is a service that allows computer users to quickly and easily navigate the Internet, giving them access to hundreds of millions of multimedia documents ('pages'), interlinked by hypertext -- references to other documents (on the same or another computer), that might also be of interest to the user.
The web was conceived in 1989 by Tim Berners-Lee and colleagues at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland., as a way for scientists to share documents and data.
Their fundamental creations, which the web has been built on, were HTML, and HTTP - a protocol for hypertext transfer from servers to clients.
www.kosmoi.com /Computer/Internet/WWW   (1834 words)

 Netscape browser update released | InfoWorld | News | 2004-08-17 | By Joris Evers, IDG News Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Netscape Communications Corp. released Netscape 7.2, the successor to the aging Version 7.1 released in mid-2003.
Analysts had said that the death knell was sounding for the Netscape browser after AOL last year laid off essentially all of its Netscape software developers and ended development work on the Mozilla browser technology.
Netscape was the most popular browser in the early years of the Web.
www.infoworld.com /article/04/08/17/HNnetbrowse_1.html   (1101 words)

 Web Encyclopedia - A Great Resource of Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
With the Web emerging at around the same time as the first version of the EET, it was natural that the encyclopedia would migrate from floppy disk to browser.
Because your browser does not support frames you will not have access to the advanced features of the MUD encyclopedia.
web puff - encyclopedia av web-puff perscription-tablet buy-wellbutrin rygg web puff hjem side web puff - web-puff perscription-tablet buy-wellbutrin - drikkepenger grunn- av web puff - web-puff...
www.encyclopediasource.com /webencyclopedia   (1172 words)

 Wired News: Netscape Denies Browser Escape
Netscape Communications is denying reports that it's bailing out of the PC browser market it once dominated.
Netscape developers took into account all the feedback the browser had gotten in the six months since 6.0 was released, Goldfarb said.
Netscape doesn't have a timeline for release but expects to get the final version of Netscape 6.1 out the door by this summer.
www.wired.com /news/technology/0,1282,44617,00.html   (707 words)

 Using Netscape - Main Page at Netscape
Netscape has many resources to make it easier for you to use your Netscape browser.
Whether you're installing Netscape for the first time or are a power user, you'll find something of interest here.
General • Browser Plug-Ins are software programs that extend the capabilities of the Netscape Browser in a specific way - giving you, for example, the ability to play audio samples or view video movies from within your browser.
browsers.netscape.com /browsers/using/main.tmpl   (359 words)

 Netscape Launches Next-Generation Web Browser
Through a simple and intuitive interface, the browser also makes it easy for users to discover and use features like tabbed browsing, integrated RSS feeds, enhanced privacy settings, groups of favorite "home tabs", multiple Web mail accounts, form fill and password managers, news and weather updates, and up to 10 customizable toolbars.
“Netscape 8.0 combines the best of all worlds by automatically adjusting browser and security settings based on which sites are likely to be safe and which might be dangerous.
Netscape continues to be the first choice of the Internet's savviest users -- providing them with innovative, flexible and intuitive digital tools and services.
www.timewarner.com /corp/newsroom/pr/0,20812,1063269,00.html   (876 words)

 ITworld.com - Netscape launches browser upgrade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Netscape Communications Corp. has released Netscape 6.1, its latest upgrade to the Internet browser, which is expected to address the problems associated with the Netscape 6.0 software released last fall.
The company said Netscape 6.1 is powered by the small, fast, embeddable Netscape Gecko browser engine and can run across a wide variety of platforms including PCs running Windows and the Mac OS 9 and 10.
Netscape said it has also reduced the size of the browser software to make it smaller, faster and easier to download and has set up the installer to allow users to choose only those components they want before they actually download them.
www.itworld.com /AppDev/1562/CWD010810netscape   (404 words)

 Browsers - Reviews and free downloads at Download.com
Browsers, often called Web browsers, are software clients that allow users to navigate to sites on the World Wide Web.
Browsers truly hit the mainstream with the launch of Netscape Navigator, which was later shortened to simply Netscape, though the free client's popularity was radically affected by the 1995 release of Internet Explorer, Microsoft's entry into the browser market.
In recent years, the open-source browser Mozilla Firefox has earned praise for the ability of third-party developers to easily create extensions that add functionality.
www.browsers.com   (466 words)

 Netscape 2.0 Tutorial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
An essential tool in viewing Web documents is the "web browser." Like the name implies, a web browser is designed to explore the Web.
Web browsers are powerful tools which download the information from often distant computers to be viewed on the users screen.
Netscape Navigator is one of the best web browser available.
w3.aces.uiuc.edu /AIM/2.0/tutorial   (275 words)

 Netscape Browser
It has been some years since Netscape was the dominating Web browser, and we have all been waiting (too long?) for the version 6 release from Netscape.
Netscape's 4.x series of browsers have a poor support for CSS and no support for XML.
It took Netscape nearly three and a half years after the release of 4.0, to produce its next generation browser.
www.w3schools.com /browsers/browsers_netscape.asp   (629 words)

 BetaNews | Netscape Updates Browser Prototype
January 17, 2005, 8:30 PM Netscape has released a minor update to its reincarnated Web browser, which debuted in prototype form at the end of November.
As first reported by BetaNews, the browser prototype is being developed in conjunction with Mercurial Communications and features support for switching to Microsoft's IE engine.
Now that Netscape has been brought up to speed with Firefox 1.0, the developers promise to soon release an update with "drastic changes." One new addition may include a revamped user interface, which was proposed to testers after the initial prototype release.
www.betanews.com /article/Netscape_Updates_Browser_Prototype/1106011818   (797 words)

 Netscape launches new Web browser - Tech News & Reviews - MSNBC.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Netscape was once the dominant browser but is a shadow of its former self, in terms of market share.
Netscape 8.0 automatically switches security settings, and the browser it uses, based on whether a site is a known and trusted site or an unknown site, the company said.
Firefox, a free Web browser developed by a network of software programmers, has given Internet Explorer competition for the first time since Microsoft overtook the Netscape Navigator in the late 1990s to become the dominant way computer users view the World Wide Web.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/7910100   (568 words)

 MozInfo701: AOL to Release Netscape Browser Based on Firefox - MozillaZine Talkback   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
I would prefer that my web browser is just a web browser and that my e-mail client is just an e-mail client, etc. Specificity is what I like: I don't want a jack of all trades but master of none.
The horse being towed in the rear (Netscape's rebranded firefox) isn't for in case their lead horse (IE) dies, it is in case they starve and have to shoot it to eat it (a.k.a.- pawn/bargaining chip/sacrificial lamb/all around poorly though out decision).
Netscape- don't rage against the dying of the light.
www.mozillazine.org /talkback.html?article=5607   (8327 words)

 Social Networking Won't Lift Netscape from Web Limbo
But the fact remains the Netscape's owners and handlers were as much to blame as Microsoft that Internet Explorer quickly bulldozed the browser pioneer from the top spot.
Netscape survives as a mere shadow of its former glory as an also ran in the browser and Web portal sectors.
Netscape already has a number of typical social networking features found on every major Web portal—personals ads, special interest groups, e-mail--not to mention pix of the top 10 biker babes and music's top 10 bad boys.
www.eweek.com /article2/0,1895,1939528,00.asp   (823 words)

 AOL Releases Netscape Browser Update
The update counters speculation that AOL was stopping releases of new Netscape browser versions, following its decision in July 2003 to spin out the Mozilla open-source browser development group that it had created five years earlier.
Netscape 7.2 is built on the same code and Gecko rendering engine as Mozilla's latest browser suite, Version 1.7.
Netscape 7.2 is available for the Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems.
www.eweek.com /article2/0,1759,1637041,00.asp   (742 words)

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