TechCrunch: Microsoft’s new Chromium-based Edge browser is now in beta

TechCrunch: Microsoft’s new Chromium-based Edge browser is now in beta. “Microsoft today launched the first beta builds of its new Chromium-based Edge browser for Windows and Mac. The new beta channel, which will see a new update roughly every six weeks, will join the existing dev and canary channels, which will continue to see daily and weekly updates, respectively.”

Neowin: Chrome OS 76 brings virtual desktops and improved media controls

Neowin: Chrome OS 76 brings virtual desktops and improved media controls. “Google this Wednesday pushed Chrome OS 76 to the stable channel, making it widely available to Chromebook owners. The new update brings with it improved media controls, accessibility features, Google account management and, most interestingly, virtual desktop capability.”

Lifehacker: The Best Web Browsers for Privacy and Security

Lifehacker: The Best Web Browsers for Privacy and Security. “Your web browser knows a lot about you, and tells the sites you visit a lot about you as well—if you let it. We’ve talked about which browsers are best at ad-blocking, but in this guide, we’re going to focus on the browsers that you’ll want to use to better conceal everything you’re up to from all the advertisers that want to track your digital life.”

CNET: Stop drowning in browser tabs with this Google Chrome trick

CNET: Stop drowning in browser tabs with this Google Chrome trick. “Google’s new tab-grouping feature for the Chrome browser on desktop just might be the answer to your prayers. If you’re one of those people who always has 25 tabs open on one screen, the new tool will organize them so you’re not clicking through tabs like a mad person trying to find that email you opened five minutes ago.”

Firefox 68: Latest Browser Release Gets Handy Enterprise Policies (CBR)

CBR: Firefox 68: Latest Browser Release Gets Handy Enterprise Policies. “The latest release of Mozilla’s Firefox comes with a range of new enterprise policies for IT professionals who want to customise the browser for employees, as the company continues to try and carve out a niche for business users, following the launch of its ‘Firefox Quantum for Enterprise’ last year.”

The Verge: How to move from Chrome to another browser

The Verge: How to move from Chrome to another browser. “Of course, anyone who has used a browser for any length of time will have built up a considerable library of bookmarks, preferences, and saved passwords. If you do move to a new browser, you won’t have to sacrifice your bookmarks; you can easily import them from Chrome into your new browser. Here’s how to do it.”

Neowin: Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser now available for Windows 7, 8, and 8.1

Neowin: Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser now available for Windows 7, 8, and 8.1. “Microsoft first started offering public previews of its new Chromium-based Edge browser over two months ago. At the time, it was for AMD64 Windows 10 PCs only, but since then, it’s expanded to x86 Windows 10 PCs, and to macOS. Today though, the firm announced that you can now test out the browser on older versions of Windows, including Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1.”