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  • Say hello to the latest and greatest Microsoft Edge

    Posted on January 20th, 2020 at 01:00 Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    WOODY’S WINDOWS WATCH

    By Woody Leonhard

    Will Microsoft’s last-ditch effort to reinstate its Internet-browser hegemony succeed?

    There’s plenty to like about the new Chromium-based Edge — but plenty of shortcomings, too.

    Almost as soon as Microsoft won the Internet-browser race in the 2000s, its hold on that hard-fought market began to erode. By May 2007, Firefox was running on roughly a quarter of all Windows PCs. In 2009, Google’s Chrome burst onto the scene in a big way — and for Microsoft, it’s been all downhill ever since.

    Read the full story in AskWoody Plus Newsletter 17.3.0 (2020-01-20).