Google, Mozilla, and Opera React To Microsoft’s Embrace of Chromium

With the news earlier today that Microsoft is embracing Chromium for Edge browser development on the desktop, VentureBeat decided to see what the other browser companies had to say about the decision. From the report: Google largely sees Microsoft’s decision as a good thing, which is not exactly a surprise given that the company created the Chromium open source project. “Chrome has been a champion of the open web since inception and we welcome Microsoft to the community of Chromium contributors. We look forward to working with Microsoft and the web standards community to advance the open web, support user choice, and deliver great browsing experiences.”

Mozilla meanwhile sees Microsoft’s move as further validation that users should switch to Firefox. “This just increases the importance of Mozilla’s role as the only independent choice. We are not going to concede that Google’s implementation of the web is the only option consumers


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