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Behind the Netscape-AOL deal

It's a sad day for those who have followed Netscape since its inception, as shareholders approve its sale to America Online.

It's a sad day for those who have followed Netscape Communications since its inception, as shareholders vote to approve its sale to America Online. The Internet pioneer was largely responsible for creating the Web as a cultural and economic phenomenon, though some say it never achieved its full potential.

Shareholders approve AOL, Netscape deal
It took just under three minutes for Netscape to come to an end, as shareholders voted to approve the company's merger with America Online.

Netscape meeting mournful for some
first person Although the stock is trading at an all-time high, some will mourn the demise of Netscape and its accomplishments as a Net pioneer.

Icing on AOL deal entices Netscape workers
Insiders are betting that the deal's silver lining will insulate Netscape from an employee exodus.

Netscape debuts program to increase traffic
The company will allow Web sites to add live content such as headlines and e-commerce updates to personalized "My Netscape" pages.

Netscape's path: From pioneer to AOL property
Highlights of Netscape's journey from Internet trailblazer to subsidiary of the online world's corporate giant.