Gregg Keizer

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Gregg Keizer covers Microsoft, security issues, Apple, Web browsers and general technology breaking news for Computerworld.

Critics denounce Windows 10 upgrade changes as PR ploy

Microsoft declares 350M devices now on Windows 10

Microsoft declares 350M devices now on Windows 10

Microsoft today pegged the number of Windows 10 devices at 350 million, an increase of about 50 million since early May.

Microsoft backs off click-the-X trick in Windows 10 upgrade pitch

Microsoft backs off click-the-X trick in Windows 10 upgrade pitch

Microsoft will revamp the notification of a pending Windows 10 upgrade so that clicking the red "X" will no longer authorize the process.

Lavabit founder confirms feds' Snowden spy efforts led to encrypted email service shutdown

Lavabit founder confirms feds' Snowden spy efforts led to encrypted email service shutdown

Lavabit founder Ladar Levison last week confirmed that he shuttered his encrypted email service in 2013 because of the federal government's pursuit of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

Customer wins $10K judgment from Microsoft over unauthorized Windows 10 upgrade

Customer wins $10K judgment from Microsoft over unauthorized Windows 10 upgrade

Microsoft last month paid a California travel agent $10,000 after she won a judgment in small claims court over an unauthorized upgrade to Windows 10 crippled her PC.

Apple starts test run of Safari 10

Apple starts test run of Safari 10

Apple has begun testing Safari 10 with developers running the 2014 and 2015 editions of macOS.

Microsoft: Government's data gag order practices worse than first thought

Microsoft: Government's data gag order practices worse than first thought

Microsoft has significantly upped the tally of U.S. government gag orders slapped on demands for customer information.

Opera rebuts Microsoft claim that Edge eats less power

Opera rebuts Microsoft claim that Edge eats less power

Opera Software today disputed Microsoft's claim that Edge, the default browser in Windows 10, consumes less power on a laptop than Opera's flagship.

Microsoft plugs Edge browser as power miser

Microsoft plugs Edge browser as power miser

Microsoft yesterday claimed its own tests show that its Edge browser used 27% less power than Chrome, and 35% less than Firefox.

Microsoft wages war on 'crapware' with new Windows 10 tool

Microsoft wages war on 'crapware' with new Windows 10 tool

Microsoft has released a free tool for Windows 10 that claims to scrub PCs of the "bloatware" computer makers pack on new machines.

Clues point to Windows 10 Anniversary Update code lock-down after July 12

Clues point to Windows 10 Anniversary Update code lock-down after July 12

Microsoft is just six weeks away from releasing the next major upgrade of Windows 10, and will likely lock down the code in less than half that time.

Microsoft starts clock ticking on Office 2016's first upgrade

Microsoft starts clock ticking on Office 2016's first upgrade

Microsoft this week released the second upgrade for Office 365 commercial subscribers who hew to the slower "Deferred Channel" track.

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