NEW YORK: Stock markets around the world sank on Thursday as the arrest of a top Chinese technology executive threatened to strain an already brittle U.S.-China trade relationship, while oil prices fell after OPEC delayed an output decision.
Google’s open-source Chromium code base is steadily gaining ground of late. After Microsoft opted to use it for Edge last week, privacy-focused browser Brave announced that it has switched to Chromium with its latest release, v.0.57. The browser is the latest to join the Chromium bandwagon, which now includes Google Chrome, Vivaldi, Opera, and most recently, Edge. While Brave used Chromium’s back-end code since its inception in 2016, it used the Muon library for its UI. The company says that the new code base translates to a 22-percent performance improvement. It added that users should notice an 8-to-10-second gain on… This story continues at The Next Web