That'll give you access to a massive library of browser customization options as Edge moves toward Google's open-source project.
Microsoft said Friday that the shift to Chromium technology will take place over the coming year, billing it as improvement for web developers and Windows users alike. It isn't entirely a positive development, though: It means one less independent player setting web standards and improving core browser technology.
Alden, who's an Edge program manager, also responded to a query about adding the browser to the company's Xbox One games console.
Neither of these are definite responses, but hint at the Edge project's scope. Microsoft didn't immediately respond to a request for further comment.
: And Google gains more power over web.
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