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Microsoft Build 2019: Edge Browser Gains Colees, Greater Privacy | Browsers

Microsoft has revealed news of Edge, a browser developed by the company. The most end-user feature of the Windows system is Colees ("Collections" in the English version of Edge). From the use of artificial intelligence, the option will allow the person to aggregate content into thematic categories in Internet Explorer. The tool will integrate with Office software such as Word and Excel. In addition, the company also features privacy tools, with a dashboard that details how user data is collected and used by websites.

The data protection platform also provides controls so that stakeholders can easily switch configurations and thus decide the limits of exposure of their information on the Internet. According to Microsoft, the arrival of Colees seeks to meet a demand from users about the poorly organized nature of the web. Announcements were made at the 2019 edition of the Build conference, an annual event for developers using Microsoft technology, services and infrastructure.

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Browser now runs Internet Explorer in compatibility mode Photo: Zingara Lofrano / TechTudoBrowser now runs Internet Explorer in compatibility mode Photo: Zingara Lofrano / TechTudo

Browser now runs Internet Explorer in compatibility mode Photo: Zingara Lofrano / TechTudo

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Another advantage over the function is the possibility of relation with the Office Package utility tools. This makes it possible for a collection of paragraphs found on the web to be exported in the form of a document, while a list of items can become a product sheet organized from prices and other filters, for example.

The Windows browser was also displayed in use on the macOS operating system, exclusive to Apple Macs. In addition to integration, it will receive a content aggregator, driven by artificial intelligence, and be able to run it in compatibility mode. The incorporation of the function into Internet Explorer can ensure trauma-free transitions for Information Technology (IT) professionals who are responsible for maintaining older systems and interfaces.

Edge runs Internet Explorer and MacOS verse

Another release from Microsoft is "IE Mode", compatibility mode in which Edge works by Internet Explorer within a tab. The decision to maintain the browser may be curious to home users, but from the point of view of IT professionals, the decision is essential to ensure the operation of various business tools developed with the old browser.

Finally, in a video released on YouTube on the company's official channel, the Microsoft Edge version for macOS appears to be starting. The demonstration indicates that Microsoft's browser will soon arrive at Apple software. With the integration, more people will be able to enjoy the platform dynamically.

Technology for safe elections

Microsoft also announced the creation of ElectionGuard, an open source software development kit (SDK). The company's intention is for developers around the world to create new electoral platforms. In addition, ElectionGuard's purpose is to provide a secure and open foundation for the creation of digitized electoral systems. Thus, technology may be more aligned with the democratic process of countries.

Azure and the Fluid Framework

Aimed at the interest of developers and therefore further from the average user, Microsoft has confirmed expectations about Build 2019. The company's attention has focused on its cloud computing services, especially on the Azure platform. Among the premieres is the Fuid Framework.

Microsoft bets on Fluid Framework with even more robust collaborative editing capabilities in Office 365 Photo: Press Release / MicrosoftMicrosoft bets on Fluid Framework with even more robust collaborative editing capabilities in Office 365 Photo: Press Release / Microsoft

Microsoft bets on Fluid Framework with even more robust collaborative editing capabilities in Office 365 Photo: Press Release / Microsoft

The new system will be applied on the web and will focus on expanding document creation and collaborative editing capabilities via Office 365. Microsoft has not given more details about how the feature works, but says making documents into modules easier to use. deconstructed, edited and recreated by employees.

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