March 21, 2000
Yahoo Inc. introduced a business-to-business directory that lists equipment and supplies that companies can buy on the Web. . . . Compaq Computer Corp. will put Microsoft Corp.'s Internet service on its Presario personal computers under a three-year alliance. . . . Netscape Communications Corp. said it will release a test version of its long-overdue Web browser, Netscape 6.0, within the next 25 days.
December 18, 1996 |
International Business Machines Corp., Lotus Development Corp., Netscape Communications Corp., Novell Inc. and Sun Microsystems Inc. plan to form a global Internet consortium. Novell said the goal of the consortium is to provide customers with Internet and intranet training and certification. The members of the consortium plan to name another company to administer the training and certification program, which will be rolled out in 1997, Novell said.
May 21, 1997 |
Netscape Communications Corp. will become a component of the Nasdaq-100 Index beginning Thursday, the Nasdaq Stock Market said. The Internet service provider will replace Gateway 2000 Inc. in the index, which is a benchmark for large-growth stocks. Shares of Mountain View-based Netscape rose 50 cents to close at $30.50. Gateway shares added $1.125 to close at $71.125.
January 13, 1999 |
Microsoft Corp.'s alleged anti-competitive business practices have yet to harm consumers, though the software giant could raise prices if its Windows monopoly remains intact, an economist testified as the government concluded its landmark antitrust case.
May 12, 1998
Netscape Communications Corp. has introduced a service on its Web site at http://home.netscape.com designed to deliver news and services to small companies. The service is part of Netscape's recently announced "Project 60" aimed at expanding its Netcenter Web site into a broad service for consumer and business users. Included are backup services to protect files, information on how small businesses can interact with clients over the Net and a suite of Web-hosting services.
May 22, 1998
* FPA Medical Management Inc. said PacifiCare Health Systems Inc. agreed to boost the percentage of member premiums it pays the company to care for its HMO patients in Nevada. The news boosted hopes that San Diego-based FPA will return to profitability, sending its shares up $1.78 to close at $4.59 on Nasdaq. * Netscape Communications Corp. signed agreements with Internet directories Lycos Inc., Infoseek Corp., Digital Equipment Corp.'