Mary Jo Foley

Mary Jo has covered the tech industry for 30 years for a variety of publications and Web sites, and is a frequent guest on radio, TV and podcasts, speaking about all things Microsoft-related. She is the author of Microsoft 2.0: How Microsoft plans to stay relevant in the post-Gates era (John Wiley & Sons, 2008).

Latest Posts

Was Windows 7 totally your idea?

Crispin, Porter + Bogusky -- the ad agency that is behind a variety of Microsoft's recent ad campaigns (everything from the confounding Gates/Seinfeld skits, to the Laptop Hunters, to the newest Kylie happy talk series) -- is launching yet another group of ads starting this week.

October 21, 2009 by


SharePoint 2010 SKUs multiply like rabbits

While Microsoft played up the November availability of a public beta of SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 during the opening day of the company's SharePoint Conference, there were lots of other interesting product tidbits that went unnoticed by many -- including the growing number of SharePoint SKUs and a replacement of the sync engine powering the product.

October 20, 2009 by


SharePoint: What's coming when with the 2010 release?

Even though Microsoft released a private beta of its SharePoint 2010 product to testers in July, the company has said relatively little about the next release of its collaboration platform -- until October 19. Today is the opening day of the SharePoint conference, where Microsoft officials are sharing a few news tidbits -- including public Beta 2 availability (November) and plans for two new Internet-focused SKUs.

October 19, 2009 by