Gregg Keizer

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

Windows 10's usage share jumps 4x in three days

Microsoft scores with free Windows 10 upgrade as downloads tally 10x Windows 8's first-day sales

Microsoft scores with free Windows 10 upgrade as downloads tally 10x Windows 8's first-day sales

The large jump was no surprise, since Microsoft is giving away Windows 10 upgrades to the bulk of systems running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1.

Update: Mozilla slams Microsoft over Windows 10's default browser switcheroo

Update: Mozilla slams Microsoft over Windows 10's default browser switcheroo

In a letter from Mozilla CEO Chris Beard to Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella, Beard criticized the way Windows 10 setup changed the default browser.

Business as usual for enterprise migrations to Windows 10

Business as usual for enterprise migrations to Windows 10

Windows 10 may be a radical change from its predecessors, maybe even the last version of the OS, but for enterprises planning to migrate to the new operating system, it will be the same old, same old, analysts said.

Windows 10 picks up good vibrations, user excitations

Windows 10 picks up good vibrations, user excitations

Windows 10 is buzz-worthy, Adobe said as it cited data from its social media metrics platform that showed positive vibes about the new OS.

Microsoft delivers Windows 10 .iso files, free eval of Enterprise edition

Microsoft delivers Windows 10 .iso files, free eval of Enterprise edition

Microsoft has offered customers disk image files for clean installs of and upgrades to Windows 10; the move also gives corporate users a way to try the enterprise-grade edition for 90 days free of charge.

IT hears the siren call of free Windows 10 upgrades

IT hears the siren call of free Windows 10 upgrades

Even enterprise IT professionals are taken with Microsoft's free upgrade offer to Windows 10, according to a recently-released survey by Spiceworks.

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.

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