Stories by Gregg Keizer

CEO out at Ashley Madison parent firm after massive hack

The CEO of embattled Avid Life Media, the firm that operates the infidelity website AshleyMadison.com, stepped down today.

Apple rewards CEO Tim Cook with $58M for bang-up job on Wall Street

Apple CEO Tim Cook was awarded 560,000 shares, worth approximately $57.7 million, because of Apple's performance on Wall Street over the last two years.

Apple slates Sept. 9 for this year's iPhone intro

As expected, Apple will hold this year's iPhone unveiling on Wednesday, Sept. 9.

Chrome muzzles auto-play audio

Chrome will soon automatically silence any auto-played audio until that tab is explicitly brought to the foreground.

Microsoft to deliver Windows 10's business update service in stages

Microsoft won't have all the pieces in place for its Windows Update for Business (WUB) until sometime next year.

Windows 10's usage share closes in on OS X's

Less than four weeks after its official release, Windows 10 has come close to - but has yet to surpass - the global usage share of Apple's OS X.

Mozilla waves add-on model white flag

Mozilla is planning major changes to one of Firefox's strengths -- its deep ecosystem of add-ons -- that will make it easier for developers to port Google Chrome extensions.

Apple Music has a stickiness problem

About one in 10 U.S. owners of an iPhone or other iOS device are now using Apple Music, according to a survey conducted by MusicWatch.

Windows 10's usage share growth flatlines

The growth pace of Windows 10 slowed this week as gains stalled starting on Monday, according to new data from analytics firm StatCounter.

Latest Windows 10 preview cripples 64-bit Chrome

Microsoft's latest Insider build of Windows 10 has crippled the 64-bit version of Google's Chrome browser.

Microsoft tells some Insiders to stop using Windows 10 preview

With the resumption of Windows 10 builds to testers, Microsoft has told users they may not have the right to run the software and again begun marking copies with small watermarks.

Microsoft resumes Windows 10 Insider update delivery

Microsoft today issued the first refresh of Windows 10 to Insider participants since the new OS launched three weeks ago.

Who's upgrading to Windows 10?

Windows 8.1 users have been half again as likely to upgrade to Windows 10 as their compatriots running Windows 7, data from a Web metrics vendor showed.

Windows 10's usage share ascent routs Windows 7's

Windows 10 has easily surpassed the global usage share ascension of Windows 7 six years ago, putting it on track to become Microsoft's most successful OS introduction ever.

Edge browser fails to win over Windows 10 users

Microsoft's new Edge browser is being used by a only minority of those running Windows 10, according to data from a pair of analytics vendors.