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August 20, 1996


By CBR Staff Writer

The browser wars have now divided those two giants of the US business press the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times, with the Journal tied into a deal with Microsoft Corp and the Times with Netscape Communications Corp for free subscriptions to their Web versions. Since the Journal is currently available for free anyway, one might think that Netscape has got the better deal, except that the Times site is by far the weaker of the two, and last time we tried it, it was so slow as to be unusable. And at least the Wall Street Journal had the grace to declare its interest and last Friday posted a note from the Editor insisting the bundling deal with Microsoft Corp would not influence its coverage.

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