Google takes even more control over the web as Microsoft adopts Chromium as a foundation for Edge

Chromium adopted to replace EdgeHTML

ARE YOU ONE OF THE 2% of internet users who actually use Edge as their preferred web browser? In that case, hold onto your belt buckles because Google is coming for your browser history and Chromium wants your credit card.

Joe Belfiore, the Corporate VP of Windows, announced that Microsoft are scrapping EdgeHTML for Chromium. The open-source browser foundation created by Google is what powers Chrome, so it’s not going to be long before Edge is under Google’s thumb.

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