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  1.    29 Apr 2015 #1
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    Spartan now will be branded "Edge"


    New name for Spartan broswer...


    Microsoft announced the oficial name of its new browser during the opening day of its Build 2015 show.



    The final name is not "Spartan," which was the codename for the browser, as many had hoped and predicted. Instead, it's Microsoft "Edge." (The FraWin.com site reported yesterdaythis would be the case.)"It's the browser built for getting things done," is the new marketing slogan.

    Even though Microsoft officials have been adamant in insisting that Spartan is not Internet Explorer -- and, in fact, is such a different fork of that browser that it's something totally new -- the new name is still fairly close to IE.
    Source: Microsoft's new browser: It's 'Edge' | ZDNet


    See also: Microsoft Edge is the browser for Windows 10
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  2.    29 Apr 2015 #2
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  3.    29 Apr 2015 #3
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    Changing the name will not make it better. That logo reminds me of the hammer & sicle used by The Soviet Union.
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  4.    29 Apr 2015 #4
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    Yes I have Jeff.
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  5.    29 Apr 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gary View Post
    Changing the name will not make it better. That logo reminds me of the hammer & sicle used by The Soviet Union.
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    Be nice, Dr. House.....
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  6.    29 Apr 2015 #6
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    OK , I am but that is what it reminded me of. I did not mean to offend anyone.
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  7.    29 Apr 2015 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gary View Post
    OK , I am but that is what it reminded me of. I did not mean to offend anyone.
    Just joking with ya! Actually, looks a bit like the logo has a duck-tail haircut!
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  8.    29 Apr 2015 #8
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    Microsoft Edge = ME ........ mmmm, sounds familiar, I hope it performs well.
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  9.    29 Apr 2015 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by f14tomcat View Post
    Just joking with ya! Actually, looks a bit like the logo has a duck-tail haircut!
    Yes I know, BTW did you fly Tomcats? I used to live in Maryland.
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  10.    29 Apr 2015 #10
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    I wonder how long MS will be allowed to use the name Edge?
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