Gregg Keizer

Senior Reporter

Gregg Keizer covers Windows, Office, Apple/enterprise, web browsers and web apps for Computerworld.

FAQ: Microsoft preps Windows Update for Business as go-to enterprise servicing tool

The Brave browser basics: what it does, how it differs from rivals

The Brave browser basics: what it does, how it differs from rivals

The web browser from Brave Software relies on an unusual business model: it strips out ads from websites, replaces them with its own ads, then allows users to send money to sites they like.

For Microsoft and Apple, a reprise of all-virtual dev conferences

For Microsoft and Apple, a reprise of all-virtual dev conferences

While the pandemic in some ways may be easing, both companies are sticking with online-only events for developers this year.

Microsoft hands IT admins beefed-up Windows release health hub

Microsoft hands IT admins beefed-up Windows release health hub

The Windows release health dashboard, which the company previewed at its Ignite conference, details known issues and blockers affecting Windows 10.

Microsoft elevates Teams' importance by offering top-dollar bug bounties

Microsoft elevates Teams' importance by offering top-dollar bug bounties

The company has launched a new bug bounty program for Teams that offers as much as $30,000 to security researchers for previously-unknown vulnerabilities. It's a sign of the software's growing importance.

What's in the latest Firefox? Script stand-ins help sites fend off anti-tracking assaults

What's in the latest Firefox? Script stand-ins help sites fend off anti-tracking assaults

Firefox 87 adds a privacy feature to automatically fix websites affected by the browser's aggressive anti-tracking defenses.

Microsoft urges enterprise to test Windows 10 21H1 as May launch looms

Microsoft urges enterprise to test Windows 10 21H1 as May launch looms

The has not yet announced a launch date for this year's Windows 10 update, the first feature upgrade of 2021.

 Microsoft provides Exchange Server defensive tool to help SMBs stymie zero-day attacks

Microsoft provides Exchange Server defensive tool to help SMBs stymie zero-day attacks

The one-click tool is intended as a stopgap measure to protect vulnerable on-premises Exchange servers, deployed mainly by small and midsize businesses.

Microsoft follows Google and Chrome, shifts Edge to four-week release pace

Microsoft follows Google and Chrome, shifts Edge to four-week release pace

Because Microsoft hitched Edge to Chromium's wagon, it had little choice but to go along with a recent Google change to release timing.

Users condemn Microsoft for removing KB IDs from some bug documentation

Users condemn Microsoft for removing KB IDs from some bug documentation

The company moved away from the identifier in some Windows update release notes — it had been used for decades — and users remain angry.

What's in the latest Edge update? Vertical tabs for all, and faster start-ups

What's in the latest Edge update? Vertical tabs for all, and faster start-ups

Version 89 of Microsoft's Edge browser kills off 33 security vulnerabilities and is supposed to boost startup times by up to 41%.

Google matches Mozilla, reduces time between Chrome upgrades to four weeks

Google matches Mozilla, reduces time between Chrome upgrades to four weeks

The company also plans to offer a new "Extended Stable" release channel for enterprises wary of frequent deployments. That channel will be refreshed every eight weeks.

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