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Best web browser: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Opera go head-to-head

We take a look at the performance and features of the big four internet browsers to see which one will serve you best.

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Microsoft Edge embraces open-source Chromium code, plans move to Windows 7, 8, and Macs

Microsoft's Edge is embracing the open-source Chromium project and expanding to other operating systems. It'll even run Chrome extensions, company executives said recently.

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Windows 10 October 2018 Update review: Many small improvements make a better experience

Microsoft's Windows 10 October 2018 Update includes a few nifty tricks, such as the PC-to-PC cut and paste, and the Your Phone app to grab photos from your phone. But there's more under the hood than on the surface.

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How Microsoft Edge's hidden WDAG browser lets you surf the web securely

Windows 10 Pro users can use an enterprise-class version of the Edge browser, called Windows Device Application Guard, for secure surfing. Here's how to use it.

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Browse safely with Windows Device Application Guard

Windows 10 contains a hidden, free Web browser called Windows Device Application Guard (WDAG) for secure browsing. Here's how to use it, and what it can and can't do.

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How Microsoft will stop autoplay videos in Microsoft Edge

Here's how to stop videos from autoplaying within Microsoft Edge, within the beta version of Edge that should be rolling out to all Windows 10 users this fall.

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Microsoft tries forcing Mail users to open links in Edge, and people are freaking out

Microsoft says it's testing a change to the Mail app on a small set of users, requiring them to use Edge to open external links. No one's happy.

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Five new features in Windows 10 Insider Build 17074 include Quiet Hours, Edge autofilling

Microsot publishes its first Windows 10 Insider build of 2018, including a new Quiet Hours feature, credit-card autofilling within Edge, and more. Some Spectre and Meltdown mitigations are included, too.

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Microsoft's Edge browser is in serious trouble

Analytics firm Net Applications revised its methodology to cull bots from its browser share numbers and found that as much as half of the traffic to Edge on Windows 10 was artificially inflated.

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Windows 10: Insider Build 17035 gives the first peeks at the next major Redstone 4 update

One of the first builds of the Redstone 4 update cycle to Windows 10 adds several interesting features, including the ability to "Near Share" files to people sitting next to you.

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How Microsoft Edge will beat Chrome as the best PDF reader with the Fall Creators Update

Microsoft Edge will get some powerful tools for viewing, marking up, and even signing PDF documents when the Fall Creators Update ships. Here's a rundown of what's new.

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Microsoft's anti-malware sniffing service powers Edge to top spot in browser blocking tests

NSS Labs says Windows 10's default browser is better at blocking phishing and socially-engineered malware attacks than Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

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Microsoft takes struggling Edge browser to iOS, Android

The iOS version of Edge uses the same WebKit engine that powers Apple's Safari, while the Android Edge is based on the Blink engine Google maintains for Chrome.

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