Gregg Keizer

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


As Windows 7 breaks the 1B-device mark, Microsoft's challenge will be to force it back to zero

As Windows 7 breaks the 1B-device mark, Microsoft's challenge will be to force it back to zero

Windows 7 has approached the user share numbers set by Windows XP six years ago, hinting that Windows 7 could persist on devices long after its 2020 retirement.

Microsoft confirms 'waves' roll-out of Windows 10

Microsoft confirms 'waves' roll-out of Windows 10

While at least some Insider participants -- perhaps all -- will get the final build on Wednesday, July 29, others eligible for the free upgrade will have to wait as Microsoft slowly expands distribution.

With a month to go, Microsoft issues new Windows 10 build with Edge browser brand

With a month to go, Microsoft issues new Windows 10 build with Edge browser brand

Microsoft on Monday released another build of Windows 10, the first with the Edge browser branding.

Microsoft could write off billions on Nokia deal as early as Wednesday

Microsoft could announce a write-off of a big part of its 2013 Nokia acquisition as early as Wednesday.

iOS, iTunes upgrades for Apple Music available early Tuesday

iOS, iTunes upgrades for Apple Music available early Tuesday

Macs and Windows PCs will have to upgrade to a new version of iTunes to listen to Apple Music.

Samsung to stop Windows Update shenanigans

Samsung to stop Windows Update shenanigans

Samsung will stop disabling Windows Update on its PCs and tablets, bowing to complaints that it had interfered with the way users intended the patch service to work.

Yahoo growth stalls months after Mozilla deal

Yahoo growth stalls months after Mozilla deal

Yahoo's share gains since November from a deal with Mozilla may be a clue about whether the search company can attract more users through a just-announced contract to change Internet Explorer's and Chrome's default search through...

Microsoft trumpets value of free Windows 10 upgrade in on-screen nag notice

Microsoft trumpets value of free Windows 10 upgrade in on-screen nag notice

Microsoft has changed the "Get Windows 10" ad displayed on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 devices to tout the value of the free upgrade in dollars and cents.

Samsung acknowledges it changes Windows Update settings on its PCs

Samsung acknowledges it changes Windows Update settings on its PCs

Samsung denied it had blocked a Windows update on its hardware but acknowledged that it was manipulating Microsoft's Windows Update, a charge leveled Tuesday by a researcher.

Samsung cripples Windows Update on its PCs, putting customers at risk

Samsung cripples Windows Update on its PCs, putting customers at risk

Samsung has been disabling Microsoft's Windows Update on its desktops and notebooks, leaving customers vulnerable to malware that targets already-patched vulnerabilities.

Microsoft does Android again, ships Office apps

Microsoft today removed the preview label from its Office apps for Android, releasing the final versions of Excel, PowerPoint and Word to Google Play.

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