Commercial Potential - When Obsolete

Another side of the coin of technology development is the fact that inventions are perishable. By that we mean that some inventions become obsolete very rapidly. Software inventions often fit in this category. An example is that during 1996, Web browser software typically had a useful life of 3-6 months. If an invention is likely to become obsolete very quickly, often its commercial potential is lower.

In explaining your answer to the above question, describe why obsolescence is likely to occur when you indicated it will.

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