June 27, 1995: Mosaic, Spyglass get IPO

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Mosaic Web Browser
Mosaic Web Browser

1995– A company founded by students in Illinois, Spyglass becomes a publicly traded company. Of course, their web browser – Mosaic – was the heart of their software. Spyglass was used in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 1.0. The company was ultimately acquired by OpenTV, a privately held internet TV company.

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