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Google discloses Microsoft security flaw before fix is released

Google's Project Zero cybersecurity research team has disclosed another bug in a Microsoft product before a fix is available. This time, the "Medium"-rated issue lies in Microsoft's Edge web browser. It could allow code injection and execution.

Microsoft Edge launches on iPhone and Android

Microsoft has announced its Edge browser is now publicly available on iOS and Android. It's the first time Edge has ventured away from Windows since its launch two years ago. It's meant to let Edge users on Windows 10 sync their browsing to their phone.

Microsoft Edge is coming to iOS and Android

Microsoft has announced it's bringing its Edge web browser to iOS and Android. The surprise reveal is part of Microsoft's ongoing efforts to narrow the gap between phones and PCs. It raises questions around the company's own Windows 10 Mobile though.

Websites will load 'significantly faster' in next Microsoft Edge

Microsoft has said an upcoming update to its Edge web browser for Windows 10 will allow some pages to load "significantly" faster. The company is changing the way in which it renders pages so they feel more responsive and don't hang the entire browser.

Bonkers browser bug: Microsoft Edge prints '123456' as '114447'

Microsoft Edge has a strange bug that appears when trying to print a document containing lots of numbers. The digits have a tendency to get mixed up and switch places, leading to major inaccuracies in documents. Microsoft is working on a fix.

Microsoft's new Windows 10 S forces you to use Edge and Bing

Microsoft has confirmed that its new Windows 10 S operating system will not allow you to change the default browser or search engine. You'll be forced into using Microsoft Edge and Bing, although you can still install alternative software.

Microsoft Edge tries to be the cutting edge with new features

Microsoft Edge is getting several new features with the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update designed to enhance productivity and entertainment. Microsoft is aiming to attract new users to the browser in a bid to reverse its falling market share.

Vivaldi calls on Microsoft to 'do the right thing' about Edge

The creators of Vivaldi, the new browser that's a spiritual successor to Opera, have called on Microsoft to "do the right thing" over its aggressive promotion of Windows 10's Edge. The company's CEO said it's too complicated to change the default browser.

Microsoft Edge prepares to block Flash content by default

Microsoft Edge's next public release will disable all Flash media on webpages by default. You'll need to explicitly allow Flash content to play by clicking on a prompt before it starts running. Microsoft said it'll improve security and performance.

Windows 10 to keep you safe online with new browser sandbox

Microsoft has announced a significant security enhancement coming to Windows 10 as part of the Redstone 2 software update next year. The company has further expanded Windows Defender to help you stay safe online, isolating the browser from your PC.

Microsoft again taunts rivals with Edge battery life claims

All the major desktop browser vendors have engaged in a heated "battery war" in recent months, each claiming their browser is the most power efficient. Microsoft is now once again stating that Edge offers the best performance, leading to more controversy.

Windows 10's 'innovative' Anniversary Update is coming August 2

Microsoft has announced it will release the Windows 10 Anniversary Update to consumers on August 2, marking one year since Windows 10's launch with a substantial delivery of new features. It includes productivity, entertainment and security improvements.

Browser battery wars: Opera hits back at Microsoft Edge

A few days ago, Microsoft posted a video and a detailed blog post in which it claimed Edge is by far the most power-efficient web browser around. Not everyone is satisfied with the results though. Opera has hit back at Microsoft, saying it can do better.

Microsoft: Edge gives you 50% more battery than Chrome, Firefox

Microsoft has slammed the battery life of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera, claiming its own Edge browser allows laptops and tablets to last for up to 50 percent longer on a charge. It is also updating Edge with even more power saving features.

Safari joins Chrome and Edge in blocking Flash content by default

Apple has announced it is joining other major browsers in blocking Adobe Flash content by default in Safari. The change will be made with the next release of Safari and is designed to accelerate the rate of adoption of newer technologies.

Microsoft Edge joins Google Chrome, to block Flash automatically

Microsoft has announced that a future version of its Edge web browser will disable non-essential Flash content by default. The move will speed up web browsing and increase security. Flash is regularly hit by critical exploits, including one this week.

Chrome to dethrone Internet Explorer as most popular browser

Google Chrome is now very close to becoming the world's most popular web browser. Internet Explorer and Google Chrome are about to swap places in the charts as Microsoft's aging browser continues to quickly fall out of favour with many consumers.

First extensions come to Microsoft Edge in new Windows 10 preview

Microsoft has officially announced browser extensions for its new Edge web browser. Edge extensions are almost identical to Chrome extensions, making it simple for developers to bring their existing code to Microsoft's browser.

Report finds Microsoft Edge 'InPrivate' mode isn't private at all

An investigation into the internals of Microsoft's new Edge web browser has found its InPrivate mode is flawed and continues to store browsing data as normal. Outsiders could work out which sites were viewed with InPrivate, making it insecure.

Microsoft to open-source the JavaScript core of its new browser

Microsoft has announced it will be publicly releasing the source code to one of the most important components of its new Edge browser from early 2016. The developer community will be able to contribute to the code, helping to improve Edge's performance.

Microsoft names Project Spartan web browser as 'Edge'

Microsoft has revealed the name for its "Project Spartan" web browser. Called Microsoft Edge, the universal app is taking over the baton from Internet Explorer as the default browser for Windows 10 and has now been expanded with several improvements.
 

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Microsoft Edge independent rendering performance improvements
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Microsoft s updated Edge battery performance claims
Microsoft's updated Edge battery performance claims
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Microsoft Edge power consumption compared to other major browsers
Microsoft Edge power consumption compared to other major browsers
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Microsoft Edge features in the Windows 10 Creators Update
Microsoft Edge features in the Windows 10 Creators Update
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Microsoft Edge for iOS/Android
Microsoft Edge for iOS/Android
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Microsoft Edge features in the Windows 10 Creators Update
Microsoft Edge features in the Windows 10 Creators Update
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Microsoft s updated Edge battery performance claims
Microsoft's updated Edge battery performance claims
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Microsoft Edge features in the Windows 10 Creators Update
Microsoft Edge features in the Windows 10 Creators Update
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Microsoft Edge power consumption compared to other major browsers
Microsoft Edge power consumption compared to other major browsers
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Microsoft Edge for iOS/Android
Microsoft Edge for iOS/Android
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Microsoft Edge blocked Flash content override prompt
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Extensions preview in Microsoft Edge
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Microsoft Edge  now available on iOS and Android
Microsoft Edge, now available on iOS and Android
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Microsoft Edge features in the Windows 10 Creators Update
Microsoft Edge features in the Windows 10 Creators Update
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Microsoft s updated Edge battery performance claims
Microsoft's updated Edge battery performance claims
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