First reported over the weekend, the deal between Netscape and AOL is a stock-for-stock, pooling-of-interests transaction and will give Netscape shareholders 0.45 shares of AOL common stock for each share they hold.
It is expected to close in the spring of 1999, subject to regulatory and shareholder approval.
Under AOL, Netscape's browser development continued until December 2007 when AOL announced that the company would stop supporting the Netscape browser as of early 2008.
I walked down this long hallway and went into the room where I thought my husband was sleeping. I was wearing a short, flannel nightie and was naked underneath.
O James Barksdale and Esther Dyson, editor of Release 1.0, offer their perspectives on the competition between Microsoft and Netscape for technological dominance of the Internet.
Netscape Communications (formerly known as Netscape Communications Corporation or Netscape) is an American computer services company known for its web browser, Netscape Navigator.
When Netscape was an independent company, its headquarters were in Mountain View, California.