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Months after we were first promised WhatsApp Web support for Microsoft Edge, you can finally use the burgeoning chat platform on Microsoft's new browser.
Microsoft has laid out its priorities for the development of its Edge browser this year, including extensions support, web notifications with Action Center integration, and accessibility improvements.
Microsoft will return to San Francisco a year after it held its first 'Spartan' Web Summit, shortly before it was renamed to Edge. The one day event will allow developers to meet with the Edge team.
Microsoft is cutting off support for older versions of its Internet Explorer browsers today. The company is prompting users to upgrade to IE 11 or to Windows 10 and use the new Edge browser.
Microsoft says it is "seeing significantly higher customer satisfaction" with Windows 10 than for any previous version of the OS, while user engagement reached its highest-ever level in December.
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Microsoft's Edge browser is currently missing one big feature: support for extensions. But code for browser extensions is already present in the latest version of Edge found in build 11082.
Microsoft has outlined improvements made to its SmartScreen filter, including new protection from drive-by attacks. The improvements are part of IE11 and Edge in Windows 10.
Microsoft's Edge browser is a world of difference from the previous iteration of Internet Explorer. Despite improvements, the browser is still losing users to the competition.
Teams from across Microsoft have been working together to make NORAD's Santa-tracker more fun and engaging than ever before, with a wide range of festive features for kids of all ages.
The hugely popular Adblock Plus has announced that it is working on an extension for Microsoft's Edge browser, and that it's "coming soon" - but exactly how soon remains unclear for now.
A mock-up page for where Microsoft Edge's extensions will be tested by Windows Insiders appears to have been accidentally made public revealing two possible extensions that may be ready at launch.
Some cool videos have surfaced from Microsoft employees, showing how they use the HoloLens at home. On top of that, we're also learning how Edge will work on the company's upcoming AR device.
To improve stability and security, Microsoft has once again moved to close off attempts to load uninvited extensions and malicious code into Edge by requiring extensions and code to be signed.
Microsoft is updating the rendering engine in Microsoft Edge to EdgeHTML 13. This will make the browser snappier and more compliant with standards, along with other improvements.
According to a new report, Microsoft has decided to delay support for extensions in Microsoft Edge until the Redstone release in mid-2016, despite previously hinting at their arrival later this year.
While Windows 10 Build 10568 seems to have very little in terms of actual new features, the build does reveal that Microsoft really wants Windows users to be loyal to its default apps.
With the news yesterday, that Windows 10 has seen 110 million installs since its launch just over two months ago, new figures from Quantcast paint a very depressing picture for Microsoft's Edge.
Microsoft is soldiering on with Windows 10 and will bring at least two new enhancements to the Edge browser from build 10551, those being synchronized bookmarks and multi-instances.
Microsoft is adding to its Cortana integration in Edge on Windows 10, with a pilot feature that allows the assistant to bring up "the best coupons" when you visit a participating retailer site.
Tab preview - which lets you glance at another browser tab by hovering the cursor over it - was first seen in an Edge video in April, but Microsoft says it's "coming to Insider builds really soon".
Microsoft will support Google's VP9 format in an upcoming update to its Edge browser. Although it's unclear when this is due, the update is confirmed to arrive in an upcoming Insider build.
Microsoft is currently trying to discourage Windows 10 users from trying Google Chrome and Firefox. If a web search about the two are done, a notification is displayed suggesting the use of Edge.
Finally, the long awaited and demanded by the Internet users Google owned "WebM" format support is "In Development" for the Microsoft Edge in Windows 10.
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With the release of Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10532, Microsoft has also made several changes to how Microsoft Edge works, mainly by adding new EdgeHTML and Chakra features.
Edge is clearly still a work in progress, and development for it is pressing on, further improvements to HTML 5 are scheduled to land soon, and have been teased in a tweet.
Mozilla is making many changes to the way Firefox works, opting for an extension model that is similar to Chrome and also adopting Chrome's multi-process interface for different tabs.
The Microsoft Edge Dev portal releases virtual machine images for users and web developers wanting to test the new Windows 10 browser.
The latest Mobile preview focuses more on improvements to the user experience than on new features - but an engineer on the Edge team has hinted at something to look forward to in the next build.
After the service launched as a Chrome exclusive in January, Microsoft is now working to bring the web client for WhatsApp to Edge, it's new browser for Windows 10.
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Windows 10's first post-launch update, known as 'Service Release 1', is expected in early August, ahead of a larger update in October bringing Edge extensions and the new integrated Skype experience.
With the release of Windows 10 comes a new browser called Edge, which includes new features such as Cortana integration, and we have a list of everything that can be performed from the URL bar.
With the release of Windows 10, Microsoft is not only launching a new OS, but they are also saying goodbye to an old friend that still holds a strong grip on the browser market.
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Symantec's popular security software, Norton Antivirus, is prompting users to switch their default browser from Microsoft Edge to an alternative that supports extensions.
Microsoft kicked off its '10 reasons to upgrade' series on Sunday and today's video focuses on all the features its new browser, Edge, brings to the table, such as inking and Cortana integration
Next week, Microsoft will be releasing Windows 10 and with it comes the new Edge browser, and ahead of its official launch, the company is updating its F12 tools to assist web developers.
Microsoft's new browser, Edge, has a password manager. While we could not access it during the last public release of Windows 10, it is now working in build 10147 and has several features too.
A new build of Windows 10 has leaked and this time it is version 10147; the leak originated out of China and the new phone companion app as well as Edge branding may arrive ins this build.
The new Edge browser that's coming as part of WIndows 10 is a big departure for Microsoft, as the company shifts focus from its own products to the wider web, and from standards to user experience.
While Microsoft Edge will replace Internet Explorer 11 as the default web browser on its new OS, the company has confirmed that some Windows 10 Enterprise PCs won't get the new browser at all.
Gabe Aul has let it be known that Edge branding has finally landed within internal Windows 10 builds. But Insiders will have to wait to see it, as it looks like an earlier build may drop first.
Earlier today, new build of Windows 10 found its way to the Internet and with it comes a few updates to the company's new browser, Edge; you can now turn on a home button and import your favorites.
Microsoft's CEO, Satya Nadella, was in China this week at Lenovo's Tech World conference and during the demo of REACHit, an unreleased build of Windows 10 was shown off on stage.
Microsoft is bringing Dolby Audio support to Edge that will allow websites to deliver high-quality multi-channel audio and it is the first browser to support Dolby Digital Plus.
Microsoft Edge, also known as Project Spartan, is the company's new browser and one of its big usability issues was fixed in the latest Windows 10 build that just leaked earlier today.