Although at first it was somewhat surprising, the truth is that if this movement is analyzed by those Redmond carefully, it has all the logic, since there is no doubt that the success that was initially expected of the integrated browser in Windows 10, EdgeIt was not expected, far from it. Actually, at the moment, this proposal to move around the Internet is out there 5% penetration, and which, as we say, is integrated by default in the desktop operating system most used in the world.
That's why Microsoft decided to do without your motor own and bet on the current undisputed leader of the sector, Chrome. It is true that at this time there are several alternatives of this type that are similarly based on Chromium, but it is expected that, thanks to the experience of Microsoft, your proposal will bring something new to users of Chrome and their "derivatives".
Of course, from the point of view of Microsoft and Google, this is a step forward since, on the one hand, it is an opportunity for Redmond to develop a browser that convinces users, and for the giant searchis another victory of his project.
Not everyone is so optimistic about Microsoft's new browser
However, in this software industry a few years ago there has been a third party in contention who, some months ago, tried to grow with the improvements introduced in its program, we talked about Mozilla with Firefox. It is for this reason that, at this point, this movement that the software giant will carry out Mozilla, as their millions of Users, as they have already publicly suggested.
From their point of view, the adoption of Chrome engine fur Microsoft Edgewill not do more than strengthen leadership position and Google's monopoly in this regard, which can be very damaging to the rest. And of course, this directly affects your proposal, Firefox and users, since it is possible that the web developers stop worrying about the other alternatives that are outside theChrome Universe»
And this is for a long time, Mozilla is struggling to offer an alternative to that presented by Google, with a more focused privacy, all this, they argue, for the good of the Health of the Internet, then this step taken by Microsoft, will not assume more than a step back in its goals.