HP to distribute Netscape Browser 8 with new PCs

by Antony

Netscape 8According to C|net News.com and Netscape's Press Release, HP will distribute Netscape 8 browsers on consumer PCs and notebooks from early next year.

This agreement is the first browser distribution deal with a major PC maker since the end of the browser wars in the 1990s, according to Netscape. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Netscape released Netscape 8 in May, MozInfo701 was the first to break the news of Netscape 8 (Prototype) in November 2004.

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The main focus of Netscape Browser 8 is the security control in site based levels. Netscape 8 also allows users to switch between Mozilla Firefox (Gecko) or Microsoft Internet Explorer (Trident) engines.

see also:
> HP to ship Netscape browser on new PCs (C|net News.com)
> Netscape Browser To Be Distributed On New HP Consumer PCs (Netscape, press release)
> HP to Ship Netscape Browser 8.0 on New PCs (MozillaZine)

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Posted by Antony Shen on October 4, 2005 2:50 AM

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