Tech Tales
Tech Tales
Sep 21, 2022
The Internet Explorer Story: Part 3
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Microsoft's Internet Explorer web browser continued to rise throughout 1997, including a new release (4.0) and a deal with Apple to make it the default browser on the Mac. However, before the year was out, the United States Justice Department was ready to intervene.

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Sources:
    • https://ericsink.com/Browser_Wars.html
    • https://apnews.com/article/eaccc35768012aa8c609620baa51b2c2
    • https://www.nytimes.com/1996/09/20/business/justice-dept-in-new-inquiry-into-microsoft.html
    • https://news.microsoft.com/1997/10/01/microsoft-internet-explorer-4-0-now-available-delivers-the-web-the-way-you-want-it-to-users-worldwide/
    • https://www.nytimes.com/1997/10/21/business/us-tells-court-microsoft-breaks-antitrust-accord.html
    • https://www.justice.gov/atr/cases/f1700/1763
    • https://archive.nytimes.com/www.nytimes.com/library/tech/98/11/biztech/articles/10demo.html
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