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Why Microsoft's new Edge could eventually win the browser wars

Microsoft's latest browser, the "new Edge," benefits from tight integration within Windows 10, as well as compatibility with Google's Chrome. Both attributes will help Edge's share grow over time.

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Microsoft begins bringing in developers to build its dual-screen future, including Windows 10X

On February 11, Microsoft will begin its ramp-up to Windows 10X and dual-screen devices by shipping a Windows 10X emulator to app developers.

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What to expect from Microsoft's 'new Edge' browser, rolling out to you soon

Microsoft offered more detail of how it will roll out the new Edge browser to consumer PCs, a process that will take several months to complete.

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Microsoft’s new Edge browser: Third time's the charm?

With its third major browser launch, Microsoft is taking an “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em” approach. Here’s where the new Chromium-based browser stands out.

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Microsoft sets Jan. 15 launch for its second-chance Edge

A release candidate of the Chromium-based browser can already be downloaded from Microsoft's website. The final version shows up in about 10 weeks.

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Edge embraces Chrome's kill-Flash timetable

The move means Microsoft won't stick to its own timetable for killing off Adobe Flash; instead, it will parallel Google Chrome's plan for eliminating the media player software.

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Microsoft provides group policies for enterprise control of 'full-Chromium' Edge updates

IT admins will be able to use the policies to manage, deploy and update the new browser to their corporate workforce.

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Microsoft promotes 'full-Chromium' Edge to Beta, touts enterprise skillset

Microsoft on Tuesday launched a Beta build of its browser for all supported editions of Windows, including 7 and 10, and macOS.

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Microsoft Edge in Chromium goes beta, and Microsoft says it's ready for everyday use

Microsoft unveils a beta channel for everyday users to try Microsoft Edge, built on its new Chromium foundation.

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Following Mozilla's lead, Microsoft pushes Edge onto anti-tracking bandwagon

By adding 'tracking prevention' to the Chromium-based version of Edge, Microsoft can show it's putting a little distance between its browser and Google Chrome.

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Microsoft previews 'full-Chromium' Edge on Windows 7, Windows 8.1

But the company's decision not to stick with a set update schedule when Edge reaches the Stable version raises questions about how quickly the Chromium-based Edge will get security fixes.

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Microsoft returns to Mac browser market after 16 years with 'Chromium-ed' Edge

The developer has released the first public preview of its revamped Edge browser for macOS, with a more stable version coming 'soon.'

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Here's how Microsoft Collections, Edge's new research tool, will work

Microsoft introduces Collections, a way to collect images, text, and webpages from the Internet to create your own little research archive for planning a trip or just collecting information. Here's how it will work.

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Microsoft Edge's IE Mode will put Internet Explorer in a tab

Microsoft outlines plans to combine Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge with IE Mode in a future version of Edge.

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Microsoft previews 'full-Chromium' Edge for the first time

Windows 10 users running the 64-bit edition of the OS now have access to two different "builds" of the still-under-construction browser.

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Microsoft releases alpha versions of its Microsoft Edge on Chromium browser for you to try

Microsoft posts an early, public version of its Edge browser running on top of the Chromium platform used by Google Chrome.

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Best web browser: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Opera go head-to-head

We take a look at the performance and features of the big four internet browsers to see which one will serve you best.

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Microsoft fights fake news with NewsGuard integration in its mobile Edge browser

Microsoft now builds in NewsGuard, an extension to help rate how trustworthy a news site is, within its Edge browser for Android and iOS smartphones.

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