The names are different, but revisiting a column from 1995 shows how little some things have changed for the companies that dominate the tech industry.
The spirit of openness and sharing that has animated the Internet will require critical attention lest freedoms be lost.
There's a growing field of possible candidates, from both inside and outside the company, who analysts believe might be able to help turn Twitter around.
Mozilla is working on a project that could let a few key Android apps like WhatsApp run on its fledgling mobile operating system, which could keep its prospects alive.
There's no practical reason to switch to Netscape from either IE or Mozilla. But Netscape 7.01's reintegrated pop-up suppressor will draw no-nonsense surfers.
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The all-stock deal is valued at $1 billion, says Recode. But why would Twitter want to acquire Flipboard?
The company's new browser will be liberated from ActiveX and other old technologies. That should make Edge more competitive -- and help the Web itself move into the future.
The European Commission opens a legal case that could change how Google search works -- and impose a massive fine. It also begins an inquiry about Android.
Go back in time with a GIF of Apple.com at the dawn of the rainbow iMac -- as viewed on Netscape Navigator, naturally.
Responding to pressure from programmers, Google has warmed up to a Microsoft technology that lets mice and touchscreens get along on the Web -- a technology Apple rejected.