Gregg Keizer

Senior Reporter

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

Chrome to take ad blocking worldwide in July

Tick-tock: The year-long Windows 7 countdown by the numbers

Tick-tock: The year-long Windows 7 countdown by the numbers

As of today, it's T-minus one year and counting before Windows 7 exits mainstream support. Let's look at some important numbers for the year ahead.

Why full-Chromium Edge means end times for IE

Why full-Chromium Edge means end times for IE

Microsoft's decision to adopt the Chromium open-source code to power its Edge browser could mean a sooner-than-expected end to support for Internet Explorer.

Windows 10 1903 to seize 7GB of user storage space for smoother upgrades

Windows 10 1903 to seize 7GB of user storage space for smoother upgrades

The upcoming spring update will include a 'Reserved storage' feature that sets aside disk space for future upgrades.

Microsoft spins off security, compliance bits from Microsoft 365's priciest plan for E3 customers

Microsoft spins off security, compliance bits from Microsoft 365's priciest plan for E3 customers

Microsoft is adding two new M365 add-on plans for corporate customers already subscribing to the Enterprise E3 version.

Windows 10 1809 adoption remains in the cellar

Windows 10 1809 adoption remains in the cellar

The botched rollout in October of Microsoft's latest version of Windows 10 has hampered adoption of Windows 10 October 2018 Update.

Google yanks option to restore Chrome's older UI; users decry 'ugly' new look

Google yanks option to restore Chrome's older UI; users decry 'ugly' new look

The move, which came after Google upgraded its popular browser to version 71 last month, prompted an outcry from users who hate the latest user interface.

Top web browsers 2019: Microsoft needs to rebuild Edge before Edge disappears

Top web browsers 2019: Microsoft needs to rebuild Edge before Edge disappears

Though Microsoft plans to revamp its Edge browser using Chrome's rendering and JavaScript engines, Windows 10's built-in browser is still bleeding users.

Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 finally dethrones Windows 7

Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 finally dethrones Windows 7

Migration watch: It's taken three and a half years, but Windows 10 has finally passed Windows 7 is now being used by 45.5% of all PCs running Windows.

How Microsoft lost the web

How Microsoft lost the web

Through a series of missteps and outright neglect, Microsoft essentially handed over the fate of its web browser – and its ability to shape the online world – to rival Chrome. The white flag of surrender was raised this month.

Microsoft delivers emergency patch for under-attack IE

Microsoft delivers emergency patch for under-attack IE

The company issued a rare emergency security update to fix a zero-day vulnerability – reported by a Google security engineer – in the still-supported IE9, IE10 and IE11.

Microsoft offers up Windows 10 1809 to nervy seekers

Microsoft offers up Windows 10 1809 to nervy seekers

The troubled feature upgrade – pulled from distribution for more than five weeks this fall – is now available to users who choose to 'check for updates' in Windows Update.

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