Gregg Keizer

Senior Reporter

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

Microsoft nixes Windows 10X

Microsoft, Mozilla plan new upgrade tactics for Edge, Firefox

Microsoft, Mozilla plan new upgrade tactics for Edge, Firefox

Edge users in IT-managed environments will continue to get all updates via established IT-directed channels. Meanwhile, Mozilla is rolling out a new background update process for its browser.

Microsoft previews new Windows servicing APIs for enterprises

Microsoft previews new Windows servicing APIs for enterprises

Microsoft has launched a public preview of the APIs IT admins can use to control Windows Update for Business Deployment Service — part of the company's efforts to push commercial customers toward cloud-only servicing for Windows 10.

FAQ: What's Microsoft done to perpetual Office now?

FAQ: What's Microsoft done to perpetual Office now?

Microsoft plans to continue to offer a "perpetual" version of Office for enterprises, with the latest in that line due out later this year. So just what is Office LTSC, and what's it mean for enterprises?

Microsoft previews perpetual license Office LTSC to enterprises

Microsoft previews perpetual license Office LTSC to enterprises

Microsoft has released to corporate customers a preview of its next pay-once, perpetual license version of Office: the tongue-twistingly named Office LTSC Professional Plus 2021.

What's in the latest Firefox update? 88 stymies shifty JavaScript tracker

What's in the latest Firefox update? 88 stymies shifty JavaScript tracker

Mozilla continues to push privacy protections in Firefox 88, which prevents the window.name property from leaking data across sites.

What's in the latest Chrome update? Default to HTTPS, focused links

What's in the latest Chrome update? Default to HTTPS, focused links

Chrome 90’s most interesting feature lets users create links to specific text on a web page. Behind the scenes, the release adds support for the AV1 codec for better-quality videoconferencing and defaults to encrypted site connections....

PC shipment gains continue as students, workers remain remote

PC shipment gains continue as students, workers remain remote

Last year’s supply-chain disruptions and increased demand brought on by the pandemic both contributed to the sustained growth.

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

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

The changes, which would replace WSUS and are part of an effort by Microsoft to pull IT to the cloud, are due out by the end of June.

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.

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