Windows Central ensures that the company wants to try again, this time with a browser based on Chromium, an open source project based on browsers like Brave, Opera or Google Chrome itself.
For now, this project has received the code name of "Anaheim", and it is called that we can see the new Microsoft browser in the first half of 2019.
If true, Microsoft would be (somehow) throwing in the towel with the edge and attending to what their users are really looking for. Let's not forget that since the launch of Windows 10 Microsoft has tried through active and passive that its users switch to Edge.
Banking currently has 4.2% of the market, while Chrome reaches 65.5%
Despite the refusal of most users, Microsoft remained unmatched, and a few months ago, it set up a feature that tried to disable those who had just installed a third party browser.
It makes a lot of sense, because in this way Windows 10 would come standard with a much more compatible browser (do not forget that the catalog of Chrome extensions is huge) and much easier to maintain.
The figures speak for themselves: According to Net Applications, Bank currently has 4.2% of the browser market, but Chrome accounts for 65.5%. (www.genbeta.com)