Global Network Navigator


Global Network Navigator
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 93 19:15:58 EDT
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Subject: Rupert Murdoch & Internet Periodicals

The 3 September New York Times, page D1 reports under by-line of John
Markoff that "Rupert Murdoch's acquisition of Delphi Internet Services,
a gateway to the global Internet computer network, may be the clearest
indication yet that businesses are eager to tap into a remarkable market
that is growing at almost a million new customers a month.... the
company said it planned to offer many of its newspapers and magazines
[i.e., those controlled by Murdoch] in electronic form over the

Further down in the article is report that O'Reilly & Associates of
Sebastopol CA (who published the Whole Internet Catalogue) offer "Global
Network Navigator", "a software program that is part interactive magazine,
part book catalogue, and part computer dashboard for retrieving
information in the Internet."

Jim O'Donnell
U. of Penn.

Original posting date: 
Sunday, July 30, 1995
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