"Netscape, the maker of the Web-browsing software at the heart
of the U.S. government's antitrust case against Microsoft Corp., is
set to unveil on Wednesday a much-delayed upgrade that marks the
sharply curtailed ambitions of the once pioneering programme."
"Netscape 6, the latest version of the programme millions
rely on as their primary window to the Internet, will be introduced
at a trade show in Los Angeles by officials of America Online Inc.,
which acquired Netscape last year."
"Netscape 6 represents something of a clean-slate for the
company. Programmers threw out much of the bloated software code
that had grown up since 1994 and started anew, creating a modular
programme that speeds access to the Internet..."
"In contrast to Internet Explorer's focus on Windows, Netscape
will run on not only Microsoft's Windows, but also Apple's
Macintosh and the Linux operating system, the two main rivals to
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