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Microsoft will pay users money by using Edge and Bing

Microsoft is in a delicate position in the browser market. Now that Windows 10 is the only "active" Edge domestic operating system has become the official browser.

Internet Explorer no longer receive upgrades, but still use 30% of computer users.

Edge is unique to Windows 10, which is already installed on 25% of all PCs. But according Netmarketshare, a website that monitors traffic desktop browsers counting unique users in July 2016 only 5% of PC users using Edge.

It is a bleak picture and considering that Chrome already used more than 50%, Microsoft decided to offer money to American users to use Edge, through Microsoft Rewards program.

And it is that improvements in the Edge browser seem not to be enough to convince users of Windows 10 to leave Chrome or Firefox, so the company said it will pay users to use actively Edge for one hour (move the mouse, upload pages, watch videos) with Microsoft Points, which can be redeemed for $ 5 cards from Amazon or Starbucks, Skype credit, or discount is physical stores Microsoft Store.

Microsoft will also offer Rewards points for performing at least two Bing searches a day, and buy apps, music and video in Windows virtual stores.

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