Google and Microsoft have been in a bitter war over their ecosystems for a long time, but recently, the two have been making steps toward each other. Ever since Satya Nadella became CEO of Microsoft, he started making it more open for collaboration and, well, Open Source software, most notably through its acquisition of Github and the inclusion of Linux in Windows. Google, on the other hand, has always been at the forefront of collaborative software development, with Android and Chrome being based on Open Source software.
How Google and Microsoft ended up working together on the Chromium-based Edge browser was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Microsoft today announced a number of new features for its new Chromium-based Edge browser, which saw its first public release only a few weeks ago. One of these features addresses some worries from business customers, who need compatibility with the old pre-Edge Internet Explorer, in addition to new privacy controls and an interesting new take on bookmarks.
The feature that users will likely care most about here is Collections, which Microsoft describes as a way to address “the information overload customers feel with the web today.” With Collections, users can collect, organize and share content from across the web. This feature will also offer an [...]