Gregg Keizer

Senior Reporter

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

Surface revenue does a U-boat, and dives

Surface revenue does a U-boat, and dives

For the quarter, Surface produced $831 million, some $285 million less than the March quarter of 2016, for the largest year-over-year dollar decline ever.

FAQ: How to skip a Windows 10 upgrade

FAQ: How to skip a Windows 10 upgrade

Corporate users of Windows 10 may have as little as two months to deploy a feature upgrade after passing on the one prior.

Microsoft adds another layer to the Windows 10 patching onion

Microsoft adds another layer to the Windows 10 patching onion

A new update will occur monthly, or sometimes more often.

Microsoft to slash cloud-connection rights for stand-alone Office

Microsoft to slash cloud-connection rights for stand-alone Office

Under the new rules, owners of perpetual-license versions of Office will be able to use Microsoft's cloud-based services only during the first half of their 10-year support lifecycle, the portion Microsoft dubs "mainstream.

Customers roast Microsoft over security bulletins' demise

Customers roast Microsoft over security bulletins' demise

Users fume over extra time and effort added to their workloads because of the switch.

Microsoft fixes Windows 10 upgrade tempo and timing to placate enterprises

Microsoft fixes Windows 10 upgrade tempo and timing to placate enterprises

This helps mitigate a major pain point for enterprises. Under the old schedule, without a clear idea when an upgrade would appear, customers would constantly be surprised, and waste months they needed to conduct the roll-out.

Developer lifts Windows 7's update blockade with unsanctioned patch

Developer lifts Windows 7's update blockade with unsanctioned patch

An anonymous developer created the patch, which negates Microsoft's barring of security updates from Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs equipped with the very newest processors.

Microsoft plugs new power savings in Windows 10

Microsoft plugs new power savings in Windows 10

Microsoft is touting operating system-wide power savings in a recent preview of Windows 10, claiming it can reduce notebook battery consumption by 11% on some newer laptops.

Experts contend Microsoft canceled Feb. updates to patch NSA exploits

Experts contend Microsoft canceled Feb. updates to patch NSA exploits

Microsoft may have delayed its February security update slate to finish patching critical flaws in Windows that a hacker gang tried to sell.

Mozilla scraps Firefox's 'Aurora' dev track

Mozilla scraps Firefox's 'Aurora' dev track

Mozilla has decided to drop one of Firefox's preview tracks that let customers test early versions of the browser before wider deployment.

Microsoft confirms it's patched most of the NSA's Windows exploits

Microsoft confirms it's patched most of the NSA's Windows exploits

Microsoft said it's patched most of the Windows vulnerabilities purportedly exploited by the NSA using tools leaked last week.

Microsoft begins denying updates to some Windows 7 users

Microsoft begins denying updates to some Windows 7 users

Microsoft has begun blocking Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs equipped with the very newest processors from receiving security updates, making good on a policy it announced last year.

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.

Microsoft again ballyhoos Edge as battery tightwad

Microsoft again ballyhoos Edge as battery tightwad

Microsoft this week again claimed that its Edge browser uses much less power than rivals, an apparent move to salvage the struggling Edge on Windows 10.

Microsoft kills off security bulletins after several stays

Microsoft kills off security bulletins after several stays

Microsoft this week retired the security bulletins that for decades have described each month's slate of vulnerabilities and patches for customers.

Microsoft plies corporate customers with Windows 10 Creators Update free trial

Microsoft plies corporate customers with Windows 10 Creators Update free trial

Microsoft this week offered business customers a free 90-day trial of the enterprise-grade edition of Windows 10's latest version.

FAQ: Enterprises face another Windows 10 upgrade

FAQ: Enterprises face another Windows 10 upgrade

Microsoft today began pushing out its latest Windows upgrade, nicknamed "Creators Update." Here's what companies should know before making the jump.

Windows 10 beta testing resumes after briefest break yet

Windows 10 beta testing resumes after briefest break yet

Microsoft has restarted deliveries of Windows 10 to beta testers, weeks sooner than it resumed previews in the past.

Microsoft hikes Windows 10 savings claims by 28%

Microsoft hikes Windows 10 savings claims by 28%

Microsoft this week boosted by 28% its claim of how much enterprises can save by moving to 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.

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