Stories by Gregg Keizer

Mozilla unveils search tool tweaks in next week's Firefox 34

Along with its impending switch to Yahoo as the default search engine for Firefox, Mozilla will also change how users conduct searches in the browser, the company said Tuesday.

Google delays demise of old-style Chrome plug-ins

Google on Monday gave traditional Google plug-ins a stay of execution and instead outlined a three-step plan that will finalize their demise in 10 months.

Apple turns 25 apps (Red) in campaign to fight AIDS

Apple today launched a two-week fund-raising campaign to mark World AIDS Day, promising that proceeds from the sale of 25 limited-edition apps and a portion of online and retail sales on Black Friday and Cyber Monday will go to the Global Fund.

How Apple could exploit a forever-free iCloud

While Google and Microsoft are using large amounts of free cloud storage to sell inexpensive consumer notebooks, Apple has stood above the fray.

Double-edged feedback sword nicks Microsoft over OneDrive

The double-edged sword of feedback has drawn some blood from Microsoft's Windows 10 and nicked the company's promise to listen to users.

Mozilla reports flat revenue from Google-Firefox search deal

Mozilla today said that 2013 revenue from its deal with Google was flat compared to the year before, as was its income overall, even as expenses jumped by 42%.

Microsoft drops Dropbox into Office Mobile for Android

Microsoft today updated the Office app for Android smartphones, adding support for Dropbox and further integration with the company's own OneDrive cloud storage service.

Mozilla tells Google, it's not you (anymore), it's Yahoo

Mozilla on Wednesday announced that it had not renewed its lucrative contract with Google, but instead will use Yahoo as Firefox's default search engine in the U.S.

ISS says Microsoft's Nadella is paid too much

A prominent advisor to big-time investors has urged clients to vote against Microsoft's pay package for its new CEO, Satya Nadella, saying that his compensation this year was out of whack when compared to competing companies and the firm's track record.

Microsoft struts YouTube-style video streaming for enterprises

Microsoft on Tuesday announced Office 365 Video, a YouTube-like streaming service where enterprises and large organizations can post in-house video content for communication and training.

Chrome for OS X turns 64-bit, forsakes early Intel Macs

Google today released Chrome 39, the company's first 64-bit browser for OS X from its "stable" branch.

Microsoft releases emergency patch to stymie Windows Server attacks

Microsoft has released one of its rare "out-of-band" security updates to patch a vulnerability in all versions of its Windows Server software.

Apple's remaining co-founders, Woz and Wayne, reminisce about early company relics

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak yesterday said he wasn't surprised at the growing interest in early artifacts from the company, including the Apple-1, the first personal computer he designed and created.

Microsoft schedules OneDrive rollout for Office 365 ProPlus subscribers

Microsoft on Monday promised that Office 365 ProPlus subscribers would have access to OneDrive for Business, the company's enterprise-grade cloud storage service, by the end of January 2015.

OS X Yosemite update fails to solve Mac Wi-Fi mess

Apple today released the first update to OS X Yosemite that included fixes for unspecified Wi-Fi problems and improved reliability for connecting to Microsoft Exchange corporate email servers.