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It's been roughly a year since Microsoft released the first public/stable version of its Chromium basedMicrosoft Edgebrowser. Before that point, Edge had been using Microsoft's own EdgeHTML engine, and wasn't doing much to gain market share in the browser space. However, the switchover to Google's Chromium project has... Read more...
Is Mozilla trying to have its cake and eat it too? That certainly seems to be the case with its commentary surrounding the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)antitrust lawsuit brought yesterday against Google. The DOJ has alleged that Google has partaken in a number of monopolistic practices specifically related to the... Read more...
Mozilla has definitely seen better days, and it is coming under increasing pressure in the browser market. Mozilla's Firefox was once in a distant second to Google Chrome in the desktop browser market, but has been recentlysupplanted by Microsoft Edge; a move that happened after Microsoft ditched its own EdgeHTML... Read more...
Microsoft has been working on their Chromium-based Edge web browser for quite some time. The company began rolling it out this past June, but a recent update will install this new browser on a much larger number of Windows devices. The KB4576754 update forces the installation of the new Edge browser on Windows 10... Read more...
Microsoft has announced that it will remove support for the Adobe Flash Player in its Edge Browser at the end of 2020. In Microsoft parlance, this refers both to Microsoft Edge Legacy (EdgeHTML engine) and New Microsoft Edge (Chromium engine) browsers. If youre still using the crusty old Internet Explorer 11 browser... Read more...
Internet Explorer long ago ruled that roost amongst web browsers and played a pivotal role in how many websites were designed for years. Internet Explorer's dominance faded, however, with the arrival of Google Chrome. And by the time Internet Explorer 11 rolled out in 2013, Microsoft had become an also-ran in the... Read more...
Earlier this month, we reported that Mozilla -- the company behind the Firefox web browser -- was starting to see some of the ill-effects of its worst fears concerningMicrosoft's switch to Chromium for its Edge web browser. Microsoft announced its decision to abandon EdgeHTML for Edge in late 2018, after... Read more...
Back in April, we reported that the Edge browser is quickly gaining market share now that Microsoft has transitioned from the EdgeHTML engine to the more widely used Chromiumengine(which also underpins Google's Chrome browser). At the time,Edge slipped into the second-place slotfor desktop web browsers, with a 7.59... Read more...
In case you were thinking about holding off applying yesterday's Patch Tuesday update, which requires a system reboot, you should probably go ahead and hit the restart button. This month's cumulative update patches a whopping 113 vulnerabilities, at least three of which are zero-day flaws currently being exploited in... Read more...
Microsoft is investing heavily into its next-generation Microsoft Edge browser, which is based on Google Chromium. And as you might expect, Microsoft wants to get as many people over to the new Edge as soon as possible. With that in mind, the company has announced that Windows Insiders who are currently enrolled in... Read more...
Microsoft officially launched the new, stable version of theChromium-infused Edge browserto the public three weeks ago. At the time, Edge was relegated to only x86 devices despite the fact that the company publicly launched itsARM64-powered Surface Pro Xaround the same time. That meant that early adopters of the... Read more...
While Microsoft has closed one door (Windows 7), it has opened another one with respect to web browsers (Microsoft Edge). As promised, Microsoft has made available the public/stable release of its Chromium-based Edge web browser. Microsoft first made its intentions known that it wouldswitch to Chromium back in... Read more...
Back in December, we reported on Microsoft's policy to get customers updated to the new, Chromium-infused version of the Edge browser. At the time, Microsoft indicated that the all-new Edge browser would bepushed automatically toallWindows 10 usersin January 2020 via Windows Update. The only way that users would... Read more...
Microsoft took us all by surprise when announced that its EdgeHTML-based Edge browser would be getting a ground-up redesign toleverage Google's Chromium engine. For Microsoft, it was a move that was meant to bolster the appeal of its first-party browser, which has been languishing far behind Google Chrome after once... Read more...
Microsoft raised quite a few eyebrows when it announced that it would no longer develop the Edge browsing using the homegrown EdgeHTML engine, and would insteadadopt Google's Chromium. Browser competitor Mozilla was quick to bash the move, saying that Microsoft was caving into Google and making it easier for the... Read more...
Microsoft shocked pretty much the entire tech community when it officially announced that it would be abandoning its EdgeHTML-based Microsoft Edge browser in favor of an all-new versionbuilt on Google's Chromium engine. Microsoft has already issued Canary and Dev builds of the new Chromium-infused Edge, but it has... Read more...
Microsoft surprised many when it decided that was going to abandon its homegrown EdgeHTML rendering engine for Edgein favor of Google Chromium. The move particularlyincensed Firefox developer Mozilla, which said that Microsoft was officially giving up and conceding to Google. In the four months since that initial... Read more...
Microsoft Edge is often regarded as the black sheep of web browsers. Although it has been praised for its speed and battery life benefits over some competitors, many have lamented its lack of features and compatibility. These complaints may soon be resolved, however. This past December, Microsoft announced that Edge... Read more...
Microsoft is rebuilding its Edge browser around the same rendering and JavaScript engines that drive Google's Chrome browser, a move that could see a public release by the end of the year. In the meantime, development has already begun. As such, the inevitable leaks have started rolling in, giving us an early glimpse... Read more...
There are mixed opinions on Microsoft's decision to rebuild its Edge browser around Chromium, the same open source platform that powers Google's own Chrome browser. For at least one Microsoft programmer, however, the decision is not only the right one for Edge, but Mozilla should "get down from its philosophical ivory... Read more...
There are big changes coming to the Microsoft Edge browser in 2019, namely the abrupt shift from the EdgeHTML rendering engine toGoogle's Chromium. With that move, Microsoft is also decoupling Edge from the Windows 10 operating system, which means that we can expect more frequent updates for users (with regards to... Read more...
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. That seems to have been the case when Microsoft officially announced earlier this month that it would be abandoning its own EdgeHTML rendering engine used for the Edge browserin favor or Google's Chromium. At the time, Microsoft said that this move was an effort to "create better web... Read more...
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