Netscape's sea change
Once seemingly untouchable, Netscape
is facing losses, its first layoffs, and corporate restructuring. It now has to hustle to keep competitors and Wall Street at bay.
How free is freeware?
Netscape decided to give away its browser and the source
code for a new version of its Communicator suite, embracing the concept of "freeware." But the company must now make some crucial decisions for the applications that come from this code.
Netscape now--for free
In what many say is an
unprecedented move, Netscape will give away its browser and the source code for its Communicator suite, striking back at Microsoft's Web development strategy.