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Microsoft confirms plans to use open source Chromium to develop Edge

5 monthes ago   |   By Beta News

Just a couple of days ago, news crept out about Microsoft's project Anaheim - a Chromium-based web browser said to be a replacement for Microsoft Edge. This understandably generated a great deal of interest... So much, in fact, that Microsoft has been compelled to speak out and confirm what its plans are. Microsoft says that it is not building a replacement for Edge, but confirms that it will be embracing Chromium in the development of the browser. It is part of the company's increasing involvement in the open source community, and is driven by a desire to improve web compatibility...
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Microsoft Edge Embraces Chrome, Will Arrive On Mac

Microsoft Edge Embraces Chrome, Will Arrive On Mac

5 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

It was reported a few days ago that Microsoft could be building a Chrome-based browser for Windows 10. The company today announced that it's embracing the Chromium open source project for its web browser. This means that Microsoft's browser will now be built on the same web rendering engine that Google uses for its popular Chrome browser. The company says it will become a significant contributor to the Chromium project which will make other browsers based on this engine better as well.
“People using Microsoft Edge will experience improved compatibility with all web sites, while getting the...
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Microsoft confirms Edge rewrite based on Google's Chromium for ‘improved compatibility'

Microsoft confirms Edge rewrite based on Google's Chromium for ‘improved compatibility'

5 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Google

Earlier this week, it was reported that Microsoft would be basing their next browser on the same Chromium base used by Google Chrome. Today, Microsoft has stepped in to clarify that Edge, the Windows 10 default browser is not being replaced, but rewritten, with a Chromium base. The company also shared what this means both for users and for the company themselves.
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Edge dies a death of a thousand cuts as Microsoft switches to Chromium

Edge dies a death of a thousand cuts as Microsoft switches to Chromium

5 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

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As reported earlier this week , Microsoft is going to use Google's Blink rendering engine and V8 JavaScript engine in its Edge browser, largely ending development of its own EdgeHTML rendering engine and Chakra JavaScript engine. This means that Microsoft will be using code from-and making contributions to-the Chromium open source project.
The company's browser will still be named Edge and should retain the current look and feel. The decision to switch was motivated primarily by compatibility problems: Web developers increasingly test their pages exclusively in Chrome, which has...
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Microsoft announces Edge browser based on Chrome coming to Mac in 2019

Microsoft announces Edge browser based on Chrome coming to Mac in 2019

5 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Edge was Microsoft's solution to completely replacing Internet Explorer as the default browser on Windows. When Microsoft launched its new Edge browser, it was only made available on Windows 10, but now, with an upcoming release, Microsoft is bringing its browser to the Mac.
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Microsoft Edge Web Browser Coming to the Mac Over 15 Years After Internet Explorer for Mac

Microsoft Edge Web Browser Coming to the Mac Over 15 Years After Internet Explorer for Mac

5 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Microsoft today announced that it expects to bring its Edge web browser to the Mac, possibly as early as next year.
"Microsoft Edge will now be delivered and updated for all supported versions of Windows and on a more frequent cadence. We also expect this work to enable us to bring Microsoft Edge to other platforms like macOS," said Microsoft.
The news was revealed as part of Microsoft's larger announcement and will be rebuilt based on the open source Chromium rendering engine, with the first preview build expected to be available in 2019. It's unclear if the preview will initially be...
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Microsoft is embracing Chromium, bringing Edge to Windows 7, Windows 8, and macOS

Microsoft is embracing Chromium, bringing Edge to Windows 7, Windows 8, and macOS

5 monthes ago   |   By VentureBeat

Microsoft Edge is switching to Google's Chromium open source project, plus is coming to all supported versions of Windows and to macOS.
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Microsoft is bringing its Edge browser to macOS

Microsoft is bringing its Edge browser to macOS

5 monthes ago   |   By iMore

Edge is going truly cross-platform, as Microsoft announces plans to bring it to macOS.
As Microsoft announces plans to rebuild Edge from the ground up, the company also said it plans to bring its new version of Edge to older versions of Windows, including Windows 7, and Windows 8, in an effort to make Edge available to more markets. In addition, Microsoft will introduce a version of Edge for macOS, making Edge a true cross-platform browser.
Microsoft is revitalizing its commitment to Edge with this move, as it wants the world to take its web browser seriously. For any web browser to have a...
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Why a Windows flaw patched nine days ago is still spooking the Internet

Enlarge / Artist's impression of a malicious hacker coding up a BlueKeep-based exploit. It has been nine days since Microsoft patched the high-severity vulnerability known as... Read more ...

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