April 2, 1997
MSNBC On The Internet Launches MSNBC Personal Toolkit

MSNBC on the Internet (http://www.msnbc.com) launches a new suite of personalization tools, MSNBC Personal Toolkit, that offers the most comprehensive push technology package for customized news delivery available anywhere on the Internet.

April 2, 1997
Microsoft Ships DirectX Foundation 5.0 Beta

On Aggressive Development Schedule to Deliver the Industry’s First Unified API Services For Entertainment, Authoring Tool, Net Publishing and Real-Time Communication Application Developers