TechWeb: AOL Unleashes Netscape 6 Against IE

The announcement of AOL’s Netscape 6 Preview Release
1…incorporates new Gecko technology that enables Internet
browsing and communications across multiple platforms
including new support for Linux, as well as Microsoft and Apple
operating systems….”

“AOL chairman Steve Case plans to launch the new browser, as
well as the AOL Gateway family of specialized Internet appliances
— which includes a countertop appliance, wireless Web pad, and
desktop appliance — at Internet World on Wednesday.”

“The appliance family, which runs Netscape’s Gecko browser and
the Linux operating system, will feature Instant AOL instant launch
services and promote the company’s new AOL Anywhere strategy, which
is similar to Microsoft’s Windows Anywhere platform.”