Gregg Keizer

gkeizer@computerworld.com

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

Microsoft resurrects the Surface with third try

Microsoft updates Windows 10, debuts Project Spartan browser

Microsoft updates Windows 10, debuts Project Spartan browser

Microsoft released an update to Windows 10 Technical Preview that included Project Spartan, the code name for the new browser that will be the default in the operating system as the company pushes Internet Explorer (IE) into the...

Microsoft applies 'freemium' tactic to mobile device management for Office 365

Microsoft applies 'freemium' tactic to mobile device management for Office 365

Microsoft today made good on a promise from last fall, adding several basic mobile device management tools to all commercial Office 365 subscriptions.

Google integrates Now with Chrome OS's app launcher

Google integrates Now with Chrome OS's app launcher

Google has added its Google Now personal assistant to the app launcher in a preview of Chrome OS.

Microsoft should forget the Surface, stick to the Pro 2-in-1 line

Microsoft should forget the Surface, stick to the Pro 2-in-1 line

Microsoft will resuscitate its Surface tablet with a new model powered by Windows 8.1, ditching the flop that was Windows RT for a lower-priced device, according to an online report. But the company would be better served by sticking...

Microsoft name games continue as 'universal apps' become 'Windows apps'

Microsoft name games continue as 'universal apps' become 'Windows apps'

In the new lingo, Windows apps are those that run on any of the numerous device categories that Windows 10 will support, ranging from smartphones and tablets to personal computers and beyond. Windows desktop applications is what...

Spartan forecast: Browser of choice for 1 in 7 Windows users within a year

Spartan forecast: Browser of choice for 1 in 7 Windows users within a year

The calculations by Computerworld, based on operating system and browser user share statistics from Net Applications, were conservative estimates that could be exceeded if users end up being more enthusiastic about Spartan than they...

More than half of all IE users face patch axe in 10 months

The majority of IE users face a support retirement deadline that Microsoft unexpectedly announced last August.

Microsoft updates Windows 10 preview for 'slow' testers

Microsoft updates Windows 10 preview for 'slow' testers

Microsoft earlier pledged to accelerate the pace of Windows 10 updates, but the firm has not committed to a specific timetable for either the fast or slow "rings."

Microsoft draws line between Spartan and IE11 browsers

Microsoft draws line between Spartan and IE11 browsers

Microsoft on Tuesday said that, contrary to earlier statements, it would not make Project Spartan, the new browser for Windows 10, backward compatible with websites and Web apps designed expressly for Internet Explorer (IE).

Microsoft offers enterprises slower Office 2016 update tempo

Microsoft offers enterprises slower Office 2016 update tempo

Microsoft said it will offer businesses a slower update tempo for Office 2016, just as it has already promised for Windows 10.

Office 2016 for Windows preview not open to all O365 biz subscribers

Microsoft has limited the Office 2016 for Windows preview to customers with subscriptions to the enterprise-grade plans ProPlus, E3 and E4.

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