Worlds better than Internet Explorer, Edge is the newest way to go online with your Windows 10 computer. But can it beat Firefox and Chrome?
Company behind Firefox accuses the tech giant of making an "aggressive move to override user choice" by designating its Edge as default browser.
The latest version of Mozilla's web browser is looking to unseat Microsoft Edge as the default browser in Windows 10.
With its online chat feature, Mozilla works to break down the walls around services like Microsoft Skype and Google Hangouts.
Google's desktop browser owns more than a quarter of all Web traffic, according to the latest stats from Web tracker Net Applications.
Andreas Gal, co-founder of Mozilla's mobile OS project, joins others from the project in a startup to link new devices to the Net. It's part of big changes coming to Firefox OS.
Microsoft's browser was the dominant force in 2009 when the EU required the company to offer consumers a choice of browsers. But that has changed dramatically over the past several years.
The preview will first launch in New Zealand but then spread to other countries as Firefox tries to break into the world of iOS.
After its $25 phones fail to dent the dominance of Google and Apple, the Firefox backer will try to compete using technological superiority -- and maybe by adding key Android apps, too.
In Windows 10, Microsoft's browsers -- both IE and Spartan -- will get the tech Firefox uses to speed up Web-based games. And that's a challenge to Windows itself.