June 11, 1996
Microsoft Acquires eShop Inc.

Microsoft announced the acquisition of eShop Inc., a leader in Internet commerce software technology based in San Mateo, Calif.

June 11, 1996
Microsoft Honors Top Retail Application Developers

Microsoft Corp. presented the first Retail Application Developer (RAD) awards last night in Dallas. The awards recognize applications that provide tangible business benefits to small and medium-sized retailers.

June 7, 1996
Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0 Beta 1 Download Demand Overwhelming

Due to unprecedented download demand for beta 1 of Microsoft Internet Explorer version 3.0, Microsoft Corp. has added 20 download links, bringing the total number of domestic and international download links for Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0 beta 1 to more than 40.