In December 2018 Microsoft officially confirmed that Edge browser would be transferred to Chromium engine. Public testing of Chrome by Microsoft started in April and a week ago Microsoft Edge based on Chromium was officially introduced to public.
Google is going to disable Flash by default starting from Chrome 76, which is planned for release for June, 2019. Thus, Flash content will no longer be played by default. This update has already been pushed to Canary branch, which will be the basis for future Chrome 76 release.