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Microsoft Reveals New Edge Browser Logo that Looks Somewhat Different from Internet Explorer

But it is not known when the final version of the Edge Chromium browser browser will be out

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Microsoft launched Chromium-based Edge beta for Windows 10, 7, 8/8.1 and macOS in August. Pixabay

Microsoft has just revealed a new Edge browser logo that looks somewhat different from Internet Explorer, but has a lot of similarity with Mozilla Firefox.

The new Edge logo, which looks like a wave, was discovered as part of a treasure/easter egg hunt game from Microsoft. It is likely to go live once its shipped to public.

Microsoft launched Chromium-based Edge beta for Windows 10, 7, 8/8.1 and macOS in August. But it is not known when the final version of the Edge Chromium browser browser will be out.

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The new Edge logo, which looks like a wave, was discovered as part of a treasure/easter egg hunt game from Microsoft. It is likely to go live once its shipped to public. Pixabay

Microsoft is holding its Ignite conference in Orlando next week, and given the new logo reveal, it is likely the company will announce a release date very soon, The Verge reported.

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Microsoft has launched a Bug Bounty Programme for Chromium Edge in which the company has invited cybersecurity experts from across the world to identify vulnerabilities in the Chromium Edge browser, with rewards ranging from $1,000 to $30,000, according to a report in Digital Trends in August. (IANS)

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Tata Communications Partners Microsoft for Connected Car Applications

There will be additional capability to equip vehicles with encrypted vehicle-to-cloud connectivity globally through the Tata Communications' "MOVE" platform to address key challenges that complicate the creation of vehicle-to-everything (V2X) applications

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A man walks past a Microsoft sign set up for the Microsoft BUILD conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco, April 28, 2015. VOA

Tata Communications has announced it is working with Microsoft to help speed up the development of new innovative connected car applications.

By combining the IoT connectivity and network intelligence capabilities of Tata Communications’ “MOVEa platform with Microsoft’s “Connected Vehicle Platform”, the companies will enable automotive manufacturers to offer consumers seamless and secure driving experiences.

“In the not-too-distant future, you won’t view your car as a mode of transportation, you’ll view it as a mode of entertainment – and the opportunities that this opens up in areas like video streaming, retail, advertising and insurance are immense,” Anthony Bartolo, Chief Product Officer, Tata Communications, said in a statement late Wednesday.

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Tata Communications joins Microsoft in connected car space. IANS

Microsoft’s “Connected Vehicle Platform” combines Cloud and edge services with a strong partner network to empower automotive companies to build connected driving experiences.

There will be additional capability to equip vehicles with encrypted vehicle-to-cloud connectivity globally through the Tata Communications’ “MOVE” platform to address key challenges that complicate the creation of vehicle-to-everything (V2X) applications.

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This integration means that players within the connected car ecosystem – from manufacturers, dealerships, insurers to fleet operators and others – will be able to bring to market new value-added services more quickly and cost-effectively, and ensure that they offer drivers reliable, consistent user experiences, anywhere in the world.

“The integration will make analysing data from vehicles easier for car manufacturers across all services and allow them to complete software updates quickly. It will also help service centres maintain vehicles more effectively,” said Tara Prakriya, Partner Group Program Manager, Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform and Mobility, Microsoft. (IANS)