Microsoft Just Bought Netscape, the Hottest Browser of the 90s!Sam Biddle4/09/12 4:16pm114EditInvite manuallyPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkAs AOL, in the equivalent of selling sperm to pay the cable bill, offloaded a billion dollar's worth of patents to Microsoft, something strange happened: the latter became the owner of Netscape. Remember Netscape? The browser. From 1994. A steal!