• Saturday5th December 1998

    MusicMatch Jukebox has been released


    Musicmatch is the former company (founded in 1997) that developed the Musicmatch Jukebox software. Jukebox was added to the software name when the dynamic playlist feature-set was added to the software. Subsequent products included Musicmatch Radio, Musicmatch Music Store, and Musicmatch On Demand... see all details

  • Tuesday1st December 1998

    AbiWord has been released


    AbiWord is a free and open source software word processor written in C++ with the help of gtkmm. Since version 3 it is based on GTK+ 3. The name "AbiWord" (pronounced [æbi?], like the name, "Abby" + [w?rd]) is derived from the root of the Spanish word "abierto", meaning "open". Abiword was ori... see all details

  • Monday16th November 1998

    SnagIT has been released


    Using SnagIt, you can select and capture anything on your screen and share it with others to visually clarify difficult concepts, create clearer documentation, and give your presentations a professional, dynamic look. SnagIt makes it easy to share your captures in print, by e-mail, by instant messe... see all details

  • Monday19th October 1998

    Netscape has been released


    Netscape Navigator was developed by the team who had created the Mosaic web browser at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications. The company they created was initially named "Mosaic Communications Corporation" and their web browser "Mosaic Netscape ", but a legal challenge from NC... see all details

  • Saturday12th September 1998

    Google gets $100,000 investment


    Bechtolsheim wrote the check to "Google Inc" prior to the company even being founded. The story that says Bechtolsheim coined the name "Google" is untrue. However, he did motivate the founders to officially organize the company under that name. When he gave the check to Lawrence E. Page and Sergey B... see all details

  • Friday4th September 1998

    Sergey Brin and Larry Page founded GOOGLE

    events_image Google began in January 1996 as a research project by Larry Page and Sergey Brin when they were both PhD students at Stanford University in Stanford, California. They incorporated Google as a privately held company on September 4, 1998.

  • Friday4th September 1998

    Google Inc.


    Google Inc. is an American multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include search, cloud computing, software and online advertising technologies.. Most of its profits derive from AdWords.Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were ... see all details

  • Friday7th August 1998

    DirectX has been released


    DirectX is a Microsoft product. DirectX is a collection of APIs for easily handling tasks related to game programming on Microsoft Windows. It is most widely used in the development of computer games for Windows. The DirectX SDK is available free from Microsoft. The DirectX runtime was originally re... see all details

  • Thursday25th June 1998

    Windows 98 Released


    Windows 98 released on June 25, 1998, Windows nbsp;98&nbsp is the first version of Windows&nbsp designed specifically for consumers. PCs are common at work and home, and Internet cafes where you can get online are popping up. Windows nbsp;98 is described as an operating system th... see all details

  • Saturday6th June 1998

    Apache has been released


    The Apache HTTP Server, commonly referred to as Apache, is a web server application notable for playing a key role in the initial growth of the World Wide Web. Originally based on the NCSA HTTPd server, development of Apache began in early 1995 after work on the NCSA code stalled. Apache quickly ove... see all details

  • Friday1st May 1998

    Cerulean Studios


    Cerulean Studios is a software house based in Connecticut, United States, notable for developing Trillian, an instant messaging client.It was founded in May 1998 by Kevin Kurtz and Scott Werndorfer. While still living at his parent's home, Werndorfer used $10,000 of his savings to start Cerulean Stu... see all details

  • Monday9th March 1998

    Yahoo Messenger has been released


    Yahoo! Messenger is a popular instant messaging client and protocol provided by Yahoo!. Yahoo! Messenger is provided free of charge and can be downloaded and used with a generic "Yahoo! ID" which also allows access to other Yahoo! services, such as Yahoo! Mail, where users can be automatic... see all details

  • Thursday1st January 1998

    Comodo Group


    Comodo Group, Inc. is a privately held group of companies providing computer software and SSL digital certificates, based in Clifton, New Jersey.It has offices in the United Kingdom, Ukraine, Romania, China, India, Turkey and Salt Lake City, Utah. The company was founded in 1998 in the United Kingdo... see all details