Mary Jo Foley

Mary Jo Foley has covered the tech industry for 30 years for a variety of publications, including ZDNet, eWeek and Baseline. She is the author of Microsoft 2.0: How Microsoft plans to stay relevant in the post-Gates era (John Wiley & Sons, 2008). She also is the cohost of the "Windows Weekly" podcast on the TWiT network. Got a tip? Send her an email with your rants, rumors, tips and tattles. Confidentiality guaranteed.

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Microsoft buys desktop parallel-computing software maker ISC

Microsoft buys desktop parallel-computing software maker ISC

Microsoft has purchased the assets of Interactive Supercomputing (ISC), a desktop parallel-computing vendor, according to a blog post on the Windows Server Division Weblog. The move fits in with Microsoft's continued efforts to build up its high-performance server capabilities so as to better take on Linux in that market.

published September 21, 2009 by

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Microsoft Zune HD: Going beyond the specs

Microsoft Zune HD: Going beyond the specs

On September 15, Microsoft and its retail partners began selling the Zune HD in the U.S. Lots of sites have hands-on reviews, photos and feature details beyond what's already leaked to the Web over the past few months. I have been more curious about how the Zune fits into Microsoft's product and services strategy.

published September 14, 2009 by

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Gaming veteran Shane Kim to leave Microsoft

Gaming veteran Shane Kim to leave Microsoft

Shane Kim -- who, last year became the Corporate Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for Microsoft's Interactive Entertainment Business (IEB) -- is leaving the company, according to a September 15 post on Gamespot.

published September 14, 2009 by

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