In This Corner...
PUBLISHERS: 50 publishers, including The New York Times, CNET, and HotWired, now E-mail free, customized editions to Navigator users.
INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS: Five Baby Bells offer Netscape's browser to their online customers.
CONSUMER ELECTRONICS: Sony, Nintendo, Sega, and others are working with Navio, a Netscape spinoff, to develop Web software for consumer devices.
PC MAKERS: Virtually every new PC comes with Microsoft Windows and, these days, its browser, too.
PUBLISHERS: Microsoft offers The Wall Street Journal and other subscriptions to users of its browser.
INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS: Microsoft has snagged MCI, Sprint, and America Online.
IBM: The computer giant resells Netscape's browser as well as Microsoft's Windows and NT operating systems. But its Lotus unit competes with both in groupware.
GENERAL ELECTRIC: Netscape and GE Information Services have an electronic-commerce joint venture. GE's NBC runs MSNBC, with Microsoft.
HEWLETT-PACKARD: HP provides support and training for large Netscape and Microsoft customers.
SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS: Microsoft's Windows is the No.1 platform for developers, including key ''enterprise'' software makers such as SAP. But some 15,000 developers are rooting--and writing--for Netscape, too.
Updated June 15, 1997 by bwwebmaster
Copyright 1997, Bloomberg L.P.