Google, Mozilla Send Microsoft Cakes for Launching New Edge Browser

The Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox dev teams celebrated the release of a new Microsoft Edge browser using a tradition that has been around for many years already: anniversary cakes sent to the company shipping the browser.

Both Google and Mozilla sent Microsoft cakes last week after the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser went live for Windows and Mac.

“Welcome to Chromium!” Google’s cake reads. “bing it on, Microsoft!” Mozilla’s adds.

For what it’s worth, Joshua Berenhaus, member of the Microsoft Edge dev team, says Mozilla’s cake had a coffee flavor (insert drooling emoticon here) and was probably baked by the guys over at Mike’s Amazing Cakes in Redmond.

Mozilla’s criticism

While sending cakes to each other is a long-time tradition, Mozilla hasn’t necessarily been excited with Microsoft’s decision to migrate to Chromium.

Mozilla CEO Chris Beard criticized Microsoft for embracing the same engine as Google Chrome, explaining that by doing… (read more)
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Juniya Sankara

Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 10 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.