HP to launch PCs with Netscape browser

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 04 2005 @ 08:34 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
HP is planning to give consumers to choice to select Netscape as their default browser during computer setup, for certain desktop computer and notebook models in the U.S. and Canada starting early next year.
The agreement, which the companies are set to announce Monday, is the first browser distribution deal with a major PC maker since the end of the browser wars in the 1990s, according to Netscape, a division of Time Warner's America Online subsidiary. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The company in May released Netscape 8, a browser with features to protect users against online scams.
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