The Browser War is in full swing with Microsoft acting like gangsters and attacking Netscape. Elsewhere, a brand-new company, Pixelon, is launched.
The Browser War heats up with Microsoft hitting Netscape hard. While at Pixelon, Fenne's behaviour arouses the suspicions of an employee.
Meet Kazi Rahman, a Muslim entrepreneur from the East End of London. Having already conquered the Arabian perfume scene, we spend a year following Kazi from his lock up in Whitechapel as he attempts to launch Britain's first Sharia-friendly airline. However, in today's climate, not everyone is on board.
Heart of Glass is a journey. A road trip through several countries on two continents in pursuit of a story. The story of a young glass blower with a singular talent: Jeremy Maxwell Wintrebert. The film follows him in his daily life - working in the studio and on the road and reveals how passion can undo a tragic fate.
Told by those who were there, this is the story of the very first browser wars between market dominator Netscape and the ever-powerful Microsoft.
Go back to the explosive game-changing birth of Silicon Valley and experience the rise, fall and revival of tech as we've come to know it.
What is the secret to India's rich diversity of wildlife? This episode travels from the north of the country to the south, looking at what it is about India that makes it one of the best places to see the biggest variety of wildlife in the world.
They start from humble beginnings but bit by bit India's rivers grow into the life force of the country. The people and wildlife of India are at their whim; they give and they take, they build and they demolish, and they feed and then starve the land. Many regard them as sacred, connecting them back to the gods.
The great Australian Aboriginal actor, David Gulpilil, tells the tale of Another Country, a story of what happened when his people's way of life was interrupted by ours.
It was perhaps the most spectacular flourishing of imagination and achievement in recorded history. In the fourth and fifth centuries BC, the Greeks built an empire that stretched across the Mediterranean from Asia to Spain. They laid the foundation of modern science, politics, warfare and philosophy, and produced some of the most breathtaking art and architecture the world has ever seen. The Greeks recounts the rise, glory, demise and legacy of the empire that marked the dawn of Western Civilisation. This episode, we recount the Greeks' heroic victory against the mighty Persian empire through the life of Themistocles, one of Athen's greatest generals. Greece, now master of the Mediterranean, undergoes one of the most startling intellectual and physical transformations in history. Pericles, the elected leader of Athens, oversees the building of the Parthenon and an extraordinary flourishing of the arts and sciences, laying the foundation for what we now call "Western Culture."
Larry King, Connie Chung and Maury Povich give their firsthand perspectives on the rise of tabloid journalism in the late 1980s.
New light is shed on the early birth of Islamic extremism in Afghanistan, and America's complex, ongoing battle against this enemy without borders.
In 2001 and 2003 SAS captures illegal shipping on the high seas. In 2003 it joins the invasion of Iraq before returning in 2006 to a new kind of warfare in Afghanistan. The series concludes with reflections on SAS veterans' long-term health, the global threat to food security, possible tasking of SAS against narcotics, and the possibility of SAS deploying across the entire strategic spectrum.
One black box has come to define the sound of rock. This film tells the story of the iconic Marshall guitar amplifier. It all started in 1962 when drum shop owner Jim Marshall discovered the distinctive growl that gave the electric guitar an exciting new voice. Music got a whole lot louder as young musicians like Clapton, Townshend and Hendrix adopted the revolutionary 'Marshall Sound', a new genre of rock was born. Featuring contributions from rock legends Pete Townshend, Slash and the late Lemmy, plus an interview with the 'Father of Loud' Jim Marshall, this documentary cruises down the rock ages at a ferocious speed.
History's six-part series The Clinton Affair examines the biggest political scandal of a generation, Bill Clinton's affair with Monica Lewinsky, and its lasting impact on the US. Coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the impeachment proceedings of President Bill Clinton, Alex Gibney's documentary chronicles the events leading up to the impeachment trial and explores the role of media, feminism and politics in this story of sex, power, lies and ideological warfare.
It was perhaps the most spectacular flourishing of imagination and achievement in recorded history. In the fourth and fifth centuries BC, the Greeks built an empire that stretched across the Mediterranean from Asia to Spain. They laid the foundation of modern science, politics, warfare and philosophy, and produced some of the most breathtaking art and architecture the world has ever seen. The Greeks recounts the rise, glory, demise and legacy of the empire that marked the dawn of Western Civilisation. In the season premiere, The Revolution tells the story of the troubled birth of the world's first democracy, Ancient Athens, through the life of an Athenian nobleman, Cleisthenes. In the brutal world of the fifth century BC, the Athenians struggle against a series of tyrants and their greatest rival, Sparta, to create a new "society of equals." The program closes on the eve of the new society's first great test: invasion by the mighty empire of Persia.
Pope John Paul II is the world's first 'famous' Pope. He comes into power during the height of the Cold War and serves for nearly three decades, the second longest term in papal history. Having come of age during the Nazi invasion of his native Poland, and keenly aware of the shortcomings of the Vatican during World War II, John Paul II immerses the religious office into global affairs.
In July 2016, Pope Francis makes an emotional visit to Auschwitz, the former Nazi death camp where more than 1.1 million Jews were executed. In the dark shadows of the Holocaust, the Pope prays for the forgiveness of mankind, and immerses himself in the controversial legacy of his predecessor, Pope Pius XII.