For the browser market, Microsoft has taken the & quot; if you can’t beat them, join them. The latest report on browser market share shows that this seems to be good for Microsoft. Instead of using the new source code to develop the browser, Microsoft decided to use the chromium core to build the edge browser. Chromium is an open source project led by Google, and industry companies such as Intel and NVIDIA also contributed. < / P > < p > but chromium has its own problems, including poor battery management and memory management, but Microsoft has been working on new features to change that. Since November, 161 engineers from Microsoft’s edge team have submitted more than 1835 open source chrome projects, according to new data. Microsoft has made great efforts in battery, memory, performance, privacy, layout, media playback, HTML form control and other fields. Microsoft’s contribution to chromium has brought a lot of benefits to its own browsers such as edge and Google Chrome. < / P > < p > it is worth mentioning that Microsoft has also improved windows 10, which is helpful for the chromium platform. For example, Microsoft provided the segmentheap feature in the May 2020 windows 10 update to reduce the memory usage of all browsers. Microsoft is still actively contributing new features to chromium. In fact, a code submission released earlier today shows that the technology giant plans to improve browser security through new ways to enhance permissions. < / P > < p > these changes not only benefit Microsoft edge, but also chrome. Microsoft even fixed a problem specific to Google Chrome. Microsoft, for example, has made changes to chromium to help Google Chrome correct the way its notifications and windows 10 action center work. The report shows that the number of app store purchases soared in the first half of this year due to the impact of covid-19

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