Gregg Keizer

Senior Reporter

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

Microsoft sets May 9 as original Windows 10's retirement date

Microsoft sets May 9 as original Windows 10's retirement date

As expected, Microsoft has named May 9 as the date it will issue the final updates for 2015's debut edition of Windows 10.

Apple breaks with secrecy to rebut negative narrative

Apple breaks with secrecy to rebut negative narrative

Apple this week renounced its usual secrecy about future products to counter questions about its commitment to the Mac.

Antsy Windows 10 users can grab Creators Update now

Antsy Windows 10 users can grab Creators Update now

Microsoft on Wednesday began letting antsy customers download Creators Update, the latest Windows 10 feature upgrade.

After Congress revokes Internet privacy rules, downloads double of VPN-equipped Opera browser

After Congress revokes Internet privacy rules, downloads double of VPN-equipped Opera browser

Opera Software today boasted that the number of new U.S. users of its namesake browser more than doubled after Congress voted to repeal online privacy protections.

Windows 10 powers 9% of business PCs

Windows 10 powers 9% of business PCs

Windows 10 powered about 9% of all business personal computers a year and a half after its launch, according to Austin, Texas-based Spiceworks.

Windows 7 is in no rush to leave

Windows 7 is in no rush to leave

Microsoft Windows 7 may not be quietly going into the night; new data shows it still runs 54% of all Windows computers.

Impatient Windows 10 users can download Creators Update April 5

Impatient Windows 10 users can download Creators Update April 5

Microsoft said that Windows 10 users eager for the next feature upgrade may download it manually beginning on April 5.

Trump again uses iPhone to tweet, backtracking from 2016 pledge

Trump again uses iPhone to tweet, backtracking from 2016 pledge

President Donald Trump now uses an iPhone to broadcast his famous early-morning tweets, even though last year he urged supporters to boycott Apple.

Scammers scare iPhone users into paying to unlock not-really-locked Safari

Scammers scare iPhone users into paying to unlock not-really-locked Safari

Apple has patched a bug in the iOS version of Safari that was used by criminals to spook users into paying $125 or more because they thought the browser was broken.

Microsoft paces delivery of Windows 10 upgrades

Microsoft paces delivery of Windows 10 upgrades

If Microsoft rolls out next month's Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade as it did 2016's mid-year refresh, it will take about three months for the latest version to reach most eligible devices.

Consumers sue Microsoft, allege Windows 10 upgrade destroyed data, damaged PCs

Consumers sue Microsoft, allege Windows 10 upgrade destroyed data, damaged PCs

Three people from Illinois have sued Microsoft, claiming that the free Windows 10 upgrade they installed on their PCs caused "data loss and damage."

iPhone, Mac owners: How to stymie hackers extorting Apple, threatening to wipe devices

iPhone, Mac owners: How to stymie hackers extorting Apple, threatening to wipe devices

Hackers claiming to have hundreds of millions of iCloud credentials have threatened to wipe date from iPhones, iPads and Macs.

Microsoft completes Windows 10 customized for China's government

Microsoft completes Windows 10 customized for China's government

Microsoft has finished a version of Windows 10 for China's government and state-owned businesses, and is ready to begin selling the software.

Single-owner vintage Apple-1 for sale

Single-owner vintage Apple-1 for sale

A German auction house that hopes to rap the gavel on an antique Apple-1 personal computer in May has pegged its likely sales price at between $190,000 and $320,000.

Mozilla beats rivals, patches Firefox's Pwn2Own bug

Mozilla beats rivals, patches Firefox's Pwn2Own bug

Mozilla has already patched a Firefox vulnerability revealed during Pwn2Own, the first vendor to fix a flaw disclosed at the hacking contest.

Bill Gates again tops world's billionaire list

Bill Gates again tops world's billionaire list

Bill Gates, co-founder and former CEO of Microsoft, was the world's richest person in 2016, Forbes said today.

Windows 10 'servicing stack' update cripples some PCs

Windows 10 'servicing stack' update cripples some PCs

Some users are reporting that one of this week's Windows 10 updates crippled their PCs.

Microsoft stays security bulletins' termination

Microsoft stays security bulletins' termination

Microsoft today postponed the retirement of the security bulletins it uses to describe in detail each month's slate of vulnerabilities and patches.

DOJ: No, we won't say how much the FBI paid to hack terrorist's iPhone

DOJ: No, we won't say how much the FBI paid to hack terrorist's iPhone

The Justice Department says it should not have to reveal the maker of a tool used last year to crack an alleged terrorist's iPhone or disclose how much it paid.

GOP senator alleges password-hijack attempts after blasting WikiLeaks founder

GOP senator alleges password-hijack attempts after blasting WikiLeaks founder

Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) did not elaborate on the exact nature of the password-reset messages he said he'd seen, such as whether they were limited to a single app and how they had been sent.

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