Admit it or not, we are now becoming dependent on the Internet. No matter what we do, no matter where we go, it is always with us. Complicated things get simpler, access of data and information is much faster than going into the library and face millions of books, and life gets much better. As we are fond of getting the most out of the Internet’s advantages, are we still aware of how, where, and when did it started? Take a look at this documentary.
The True Story of the Internet: Browser Wars
It started with a simple kind of browser called Mosaic. From this, several companies also started to make their own commercial browsers. Two of these famous companies were Netscape and Microsoft. As Mosaic sold its licensing rights to them, the war on browsers began. Netscape was on the top when its dominance made a disturbance on the Microsoft team. Bill Gates did everything to match or surpass Netscape by adding a number of employees and exerted a lot of effort into its web program development.
As time passed by, several versions and upgrades were born. There were Opera, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and Google Chrome. Sure, the war between Microsoft and Netscape has ended; one succeed and the other failed. However, with the continuing progress on the development of different web browsers, the true battle has just begun.