Gregg Keizer

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


Apple releases iOS 8, starts serving upgrade downloads

Apple releases iOS 8, starts serving upgrade downloads

Apple today shipped the free upgrade to iOS 8 for existing iPhone and iPad owners, opening up the download floodgates at 1 p.m. ET, as expected.

Nadella regime board shuffle continues at Microsoft

Nadella regime board shuffle continues at Microsoft

Microsoft's board of directors continued to morph yesterday as it turned over two members, the latest move in the biggest shuffling of the board since the company went public nearly three decades ago.

Apple likely to release iOS 8 at 1 p.m. ET, 10 a.m. PT Wednesday

Apple likely to release iOS 8 at 1 p.m. ET, 10 a.m. PT Wednesday

Apple will probably release iOS 8 at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) tomorrow, the traditional time of its mobile operating system upgrade launches.

Appeals court tosses $368M patent judgment against Apple

A federal appellate court today threw out a 2012 judgment against Apple that required it to pay $368 million to VirnetX for patent infringement by the company's FaceTime video calling service and its implementation of VPN.

Apple issues third OS X Yosemite public beta

Apple issues third OS X Yosemite public beta

Apple yesterday released the third public beta of OS X Yosemite, shipping the preview a few days earlier than expected.

Microsoft sets Windows 9 reveal for Sept. 30

Microsoft issued invitations on Monday for a Sept. 30 event where it will unveil the next version of Windows, according to multiple online reports.

Apple releases ban-Bono tool after customers complain of free music

Apple releases ban-Bono tool after customers complain of free music

Apple today provided a tool to customers who want to delete the free U2 album, Songs of Innocence, that the company automatically downloaded to their iPhones and other devices.

Mojang Unchained: Why Microsoft wants <i>Minecraft</i> maker

Mojang Unchained: Why Microsoft wants Minecraft maker

Microsoft will pay $2.5 billion for Mojang, the developer of the very popular Minecraft game, a move some analysts see as a purchase of the massive community around the game as much as an acquisition of the game itself.

iPhone 6 sets sales record with 4M first day

iPhone 6 sets sales record with 4M first day

Apple today said it had sold over four million iPhones in 24 hours last week, double the number it dealt out in 2012 for the iPhone 5, the last time the company pre-sold its flagship.

'Phablet,' the word we love to hate

'Phablet,' the word we love to hate

"Phablet" is a word that people love to hate but continue to use. With Apple's late arrival to the category with the iPhone 6 Plus, it's sure to skyrocket in usage, if not in popularity, even though Apple, shuns the word.

eBay scalpers hawk iPhone 6 Plus at prices up to $6K

eBay scalpers hawk iPhone 6 Plus at prices up to $6K

Profiteers hoping to turn a quick buck on the shortage of Apple's new 5.5-in. iPhone 6 Plus have listed their pre-ordered phones on eBay for as much as $6,000.

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