Gregg Keizer

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


Microsoft offers Windows 10 carrot, threatens with stick

Microsoft offers Windows 10 carrot, threatens with stick

Microsoft has extended the Windows 10 carrot. Later it will brandish the stick

Apple TV is dead, long live Apple TV!

Apple TV is dead, long live Apple TV!

Apple will not enter the television set market with its own long-expected hardware, according to the Wall Street Journal, putting an apparent end to one of the more persistent rumors weaving around the company's future.

Coming soon to Firefox: More ads!

Mozilla unveiled an expansion and rebranding of its in-browser ads, now dubbed "Suggested Tiles," that will by default show in the new tab page for all Firefox users

Microsoft issues crash warning with latest Windows 10 update

Microsoft issues crash warning with latest Windows 10 update

Microsoft today released another update for Windows 10, but warned users with an AMD graphics chipset to expect "frequent crashes" of the new Edge browser.

Logjam: How to tell if your browser is vulnerable

Logjam: How to tell if your browser is vulnerable

The just-disclosed Logjam flaw has again sent browser makers and website administrators scrambling to craft and apply patches, a repeat of the March rush to shut down its predecessor, FREAK.

Microsoft wraps up alt platform Office run with app previews for Android smartphones

osoft today opened a public preview of the three core Office apps -- Excel, PowerPoint and Word -- for Android smartphones, following a similar sneak peak in January for Android-powered tablets.

Apple spreads Force Touch trackpad to 15-in. MacBook Pro

Apple spreads Force Touch trackpad to 15-in. MacBook Pro

Apple today refreshed the 15-in. MacBook Pro, adding its new Force Touch trackpad to the laptop to match the move made in March on the smaller 13-in. model.

Even with free annual upgrades, Apple faces stubborn OS X fragmentation

Even with free annual upgrades, Apple faces stubborn OS X fragmentation

While Yosemite powered the majority of Macs last month, Mavericks accounted for 21%, Mountain Lion and Lion for 6% each, Snow Leopard for 8%, and Leopard for nearly 2%. More than four in every 10 Macs ran an aged OS in April.

Forecast update: 410M PCs on Windows 10 in 18 months

Forecast update: 410M PCs on Windows 10 in 18 months

Microsoft should have Windows 10 on more than 410 million PCs within 18 months of the new OS's release, an analysis of user share data and upgrade tempos shows.

Microsoft bars more enterprise devices from seeing Windows 10 upgrade 'nag' campaign

Microsoft has modified an update for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 PCs so that fewer business devices will see a campaign hawking the Windows 10 upgrade with on-screen ads.

Microsoft's latest on Windows 10 to pirates: No deal

Microsoft's latest on Windows 10 to pirates: No deal

Microsoft has retreated from earlier statements that owners of counterfeit copies of Windows 7 and 8.1 will receive a free upgrade to Windows 10 this summer.

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