Gregg Keizer

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

IT hears the siren call of free Windows 10 upgrades

Microsoft starts pre-loading Windows 10 upgrade onto PCs

Microsoft starts pre-loading Windows 10 upgrade onto PCs

Microsoft has begun downloading the Windows 10 upgrade to some PCs whose owners had previously "reserved" a copy, hinting that they'll be among the first to see the upgrade notice on their Windows 7 and 8.1 devices.

Windows 10 roll-out will break Internet traffic records

Windows 10 roll-out will break Internet traffic records

Microsoft will break Internet traffic records this week as it begins to distribute Windows 10.

Microsoft pours out the patches as Windows 10 nears release

Microsoft pours out the patches as Windows 10 nears release

Microsoft has been pushing out Windows 10 patches almost daily as it preps for this week's launch of the new operating system.

Apple expands Watch sales into Best Buy

Apple expands Watch sales into Best Buy

Best Buy will sell 16 configurations -- about half the number Apple sells online -- of the low- and mid-range Apple Watch Sport and Apple Watch, as well as bands and other accessories.

Mozilla to launch new Firefox feature testing program

Mozilla to launch new Firefox feature testing program

Mozilla plans to launch a new testing program in August that lets Firefox users try out potential changes to the browser.

Patch Tuesday: Not dead yet

Patch Tuesday: Not dead yet

Even though Microsoft won't say if it plans to end its 12-year practice of providing security patches on the same day each month to everyone, security experts have concluded that Patch Tuesday isn't going anywhere.

Final Windows 10 upgrade forecast sees OS on 440M PCs by early '17

Final Windows 10 upgrade forecast sees OS on 440M PCs by early '17

Microsoft should have Windows 10 on more than 440 million personal computers by early 2017, according to a new analysis of user share data and upgrade tempo.

Windows revenue takes another bad beating

Windows revenue takes another bad beating

Microsoft's Windows revenue again declined by double digits, the third straight such quarter, with sales of licenses to computer makers down 22% from the same period last year.

Apple hands out Beats headphones for back-to-school promo

Apple hands out Beats headphones for back-to-school promo

Apple kicked off its annual back-to-school promotion in the U.S., switching the deal to a free pair of Beats headphones for customers who buy eligible Macs.

The iPad pie shrinks as its revenue contribution shrivels to record low

The iPad pie shrinks as its revenue contribution shrivels to record low

Apple sold just 10.9 million iPads in the June quarter, a drop of 18% compared to the same period in 2014, marking double-digit declines that now stretch back a year and a half.

Windows 10's decade of support starts when customer begins using the OS

Windows 10's decade of support starts when customer begins using the OS

Microsoft will provide feature and functionality updates and upgrades to Windows 10 for a full decade from the time the OS is purchased, an analyst briefed by the company said.

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