Although initially somewhat surprising, it is true that if this motion is analyzed Redmond carefully has logic, because there is no doubt that the success that was originally expected from integrated browser in Windows 10, EdgeIt was not expected, far from it. In fact, it is currently around the Internet 5% penetrationand that, as we say, by default it is integrated into desktop operating system the most used in the world.
That's why Microsoft decided without it engine own and bet on the current undisputed leader sector, ChromeIt is true that at this time there are several alternatives of this kind similarly based on Chrom, but it is expected that thanks to the experience Microsoft, your suggestion will bring something new to users Chrome and its "derivatives".
Obviously, from the point of view of Microsoft and Microsoft Google, it is a step forward, because on the one hand it is an opportunity Redmond Develop a browser that convinces users and for giant search, is another victory for your project.
Not everyone is so optimistic about the new Microsoft browser
In the software industry, however, there has been a third discord that has been attempted to grow with the improvements introduced in its program a few years ago, we talked about Mozilla with FirefoxIt is for this reason that this move, which the software giant is about to carry out, greatly hurts its own Mozilla, as well as its millions users, as publicly suggested.
From his point of view Chromium engine by Microsoft Edge, it will not, but more than to strengthen leadership and Google's monopoly in this respect, which can be very damaging to the rest. And of course it directly affects your design, Firefox and its users because it is possible that web developers stop worrying about other alternatives that are out of "The universe of chromium»
And, Mozilla has long been trying to offer an alternative to what Google has introduced, a more focused design privacy, all this claims for good Internet Health, so this step taken by Microsoft is not just a step back objectives,