1997– US Senator Orrin Hatch holds a hearing on the Antitrust activities of Microsoft. Scott McNealy of Sun Microsystems and Jim Barksdale of Netscape Communications were present to question if Microsoft is intentionally pushing out the Netscape web browser for Internet Explorer. Of course, this would become a long drawn out investigation which almost splits Microsoft into separate companies.
Wikazine – Full show notes for March 2
- Delphi is first released by Borland
- Yahoo! is incorporated
- Napster begins blocking access to one million MP3
- Steve Jobs announces the iPad2