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Way back in the mists of time, the rise of Netscape and the Web was seen as putting pressure on Microsoft and its Windows monopoly because of what some called the "browser as operating system." Much of that early promise -- or fear -- has yet to be realized, but looking at something like Ubiquity,…

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In keeping with the "open media" vision described by Yahoo Music exec Ian Rogers in his latest call to arms (which I wrote about yesterday), Yahoo launched a second iteration of its browser-based music player -- this one allowing anyone to add a line of Javascript and have a Yahoo-branded player pop up wherever there's…

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So AOL -- known in the bad old days as America Online -- has finally decided to remove the life-support equipment from Netscape Navigator and allow the browser to die in peace. As Mike Masnick notes over at Techdirt, plenty of people would no doubt be surprised to hear that AOL is still making Netscape…

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I have to give the team at Flock a lot of credit. The browser -- which is built on Mozilla code, but has all kinds of added social features -- has been through hell and back over the past couple of years. First, the initial release was weak, and got dumped on by just about…
I must admit that when I saw the news about Apple releasing a version of its Safari browser for Windows, I wondered why the hell anyone would care, unless they happened to be Apple devotees who wanted a familiar browser to use on a Windows box. After all, if you want an alternative to Microsoft's…

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