Gregg Keizer

Senior Reporter

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

Feeling revenue squeeze, Mozilla lays off 70

FAQ: Microsoft's new Edge explained

FAQ: Microsoft's new Edge explained

Microsoft's Chromium-based browser has officially arrived, no doubt bringing questions from users about what it means for them. We've got answers.

Microsoft to Windows 7: Beat it, you bum

Microsoft to Windows 7: Beat it, you bum

In case the message isn't clear, Windows 7 PCs will soon show a full-page nag screen reminding users that they could fall victim to cyber criminals by running unpatched software.

Seven high points of Windows 7

Seven high points of Windows 7

What a long ride it's been for Microsoft's popular OS. Support for Windows 7 ends today, making this a good time to look at the highs and lows of its lifetime.

Google promises to support Chrome on Windows 7 until July 2021

Google promises to support Chrome on Windows 7 until July 2021

Although Microsoft support for the aging OS ends this week, Google plans to continue updating its popular browser for Windows 7 until July 2021.

Mozilla patches Firefox zero-day as attackers exploit flaw

Mozilla patches Firefox zero-day as attackers exploit flaw

The release of Firefox 72.0.1 came just one day after the newest version of the browser rolled out and fixes a type confusion bug in the IonMonkey JavaScript JIT (Just-in-Time) compiler of SpiderMonkey.

Chrome to follow Firefox, stifle site notification appeals in version 80

Chrome to follow Firefox, stifle site notification appeals in version 80

With the release of Chrome 80 in February, users will see "a new, quieter notification permission UI" that reduces interruptions of notification requests.

What's in the latest Firefox update? Firefox 72 nixes fingerprinting, obnoxious notification appeals

What's in the latest Firefox update? Firefox 72 nixes fingerprinting, obnoxious notification appeals

Firefox 72 expands picture-in-picture video mode to macOS and by default blocks advanced tracking by "fingerprinting."

Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 resumes march towards endless dominance

Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 resumes march towards endless dominance

With support for Windows 7 ending in less than two weeks, the Windows 10 upgrade push continues.

Top web browsers 2020: Microsoft's IE and Edge move up

Top web browsers 2020: Microsoft's IE and Edge move up

Mozilla's efforts to make Firefox more attractive as a web browser have failed to move the share needle. Meanwhile, Google's Chrome continues its dominance.

Microsoft dissolves links between features and Windows 10 releases

Microsoft dissolves links between features and Windows 10 releases

The company this week made more changes to its Windows 10 development model, changes that have implications for future releases.

Microsoft offers tools to block Chromium-Edge from silently downloading to Windows 10 PCs

Microsoft offers tools to block Chromium-Edge from silently downloading to Windows 10 PCs

When deployed and run, the Blocker Toolkit will leave the old version of Edge in place. Microsoft released similar toolkits for IE7, IE8, IE9, IE10 and IE11 before the public release of those browsers.

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