Gregg KeizerSenior Reporter, Computerworld

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

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Apple simplifies Windows 10 installs with support for Windows 10 Creators Update

Apple updated its macOS Sierra OS to more easily allow users to install the latest version of Windows 10 on their Macs.

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Microsoft plots changes to Windows 10's release lingo to match Office 365

Microsoft will change the nomenclature of its Windows 10 release model in September, substituting names that sync with Office 365.

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Microsoft asks Windows 10 testers to try new anti-exploit sandbox for Edge

Microsoft wants customers to test Windows Defender Application Guard, a new anti-malware, anti-exploit technology in Windows 10's baked-in browser.

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Microsoft to cut update ties between Edge and Windows 10

Microsoft will sever the update ties between Windows 10 and its default browser, Edge, to make it easier to refresh the browser more often than twice a year.

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Mozilla scraps Firefox's 'Aurora' preview builds

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

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Support for the original version of Windows 10 ends May 9

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

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Lawsuit alleges Microsoft's Windows 10 upgrade destroyed data and 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."

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Bill Gates again is the world's richest man

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

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Microsoft quietly teases new Creators Update inside Windows 10's settings

Microsoft has begun a low-key promotion for the next Windows 10 feature upgrade with the release of this month's Patch Tuesday updates.

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Firefox 52 brings modern PC games to your browser, bans plug-ins

Mozilla today updated Firefox to version 52, which adds a variety of new features and plugs 28 security vulnerabilities, a half dozen of them considered "critical."

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Microsoft's decision to scrap February security updates unnerves patch experts

Patch experts struggled with Microsoft's decision to cancel this month's updates, pointing out that known vulnerabilities will go unpatched and IT planning was disrupted.

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Microsoft's premium Outlook.com subscriptions launch with extra features and no ads

It's finally here: Microsoft officially launched a premium-grade Outlook.com email service in the U.S. that omits ads, provides five inboxes and (hurray!) supports personalized addresses.

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Microsoft shelves all February security updates

Microsoft today took the unprecedented step of postponing an entire month's slate of security updates for Windows and its other products.

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Quicken shifts to software subscription model, but there's a big catch

Quicken in January moved to a software-by-subscription model for Canadian customers, and may do the same for those in the U.S.

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Microsoft labels Windows 7 'outdated' as it pushes Windows users to Windows 10

Microsoft on Monday reminded Windows 7 customers that they need to hurry -- they have just three years of support remaining. Instead, they need to migrate to Windows 10.