Microsoft may be planning to deliver a new Web browser with Windows 10, diverging somewhat from its traditional Internet Explorer product line.
The claim comes from a December Twitter post by Thomas Nigro, a student partner lead working with Microsoft. Veteran Microsoft reporter Mary Jo Foley spotted Nigro’s post, which described Microsoft as building “a new browser that’s not Internet Explorer and will be the default browser in Windows 10.”
This new default browser purportedly goes by the “Spartan” code name and will ship alongside Internet Explorer 11 when Microsoft releases Windows 10, according to Foley’s sources, who went unnamed in her article. Spartan will run on desktop computers as well as mobile devices, according to the sources.
Microsoft has suggested that its finished Windows 10 product, which is still at the preview stage, will arrive…click here to read the rest of this article.