Netscape bites the dust

by admin February 29, 2008 at 1:27 pm

In the early days of the web it was one of the most recognisable symbols, but tomorrow the Netscape Navigator icon will go to its grave.

The Netscape Navigator browser, now owned by AOL, will no longer be supported after 1 March, the company has said.

For much of the Nineties it was the window to the web for millions. At one stage more than 90 per cent of surfers used Netscape.

However, its market share slipped dramatically as surfers have moved on to other browsers like Internet Explorer and Firefox. It now has less than one per cent of the browser market.

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