The newly revitalized
America Online is planning to release its own stand-alone web browser
. What is most interesting about this however is that the company that owns Netscape, once the king of web browsing, will not be basing its browser on Mozilla/Netscape technology but IE's.
Microsoft last year granted AOL a seven-year royalty-free license to use IE technology in its products. The license was one of many concessions that Microsoft offered AOL as part of a $750 million settlement in an antitrust lawsuit filed by Netscape in January 2002.