Microsoft looking at Webkit?

by admin November 7, 2008 at 5:35 pm

During a tour of Australia, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has made some news, rejecting a new bid for Yahoo, and dismissing Google’s Android phone project.

Now, an apparent throwaway remark regarding WebKit, an open-source browser rendering project, has caused yet another stir. Webkit is used by Google’s Chrome browser and Apple’s Safari browser.

Speaking at a developer event, Ballmer was asked whether Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser was in danger of being bypassed by open-source development.

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