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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With Wave, did Google jump the (Microsoft) shark?

With Wave, did Google jump the (Microsoft) shark?

Is Google Wave a threat to Microsoft or an example of Google becoming too Microsoft-like for its own good? If and when you manage to wade through the "Google Wave is the next best thing to Google search" tweets and posts, a few interesting counterpoints rise to the surface.

May 29, 2009 by in Microsoft

What if the new name for Microsoft Live Search is ... Yahoo?

What if the new name for Microsoft Live Search is ... Yahoo?

Microsoft quietly registered a limited liability company (LLC) last week, which points to the company being poised to make an acquisition or joint venture. While some are speculating the new company could have something to do with Microsoft buying Citrix, I think all the signs, not to mention the timing, are pointing to a Microsoft-Yahoo hook-up.

May 26, 2009 by in Microsoft

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