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's $300 million makeover

Microsoft's $300 million makeover

Remember that $300 million consumer ad campaign that Microsoft awarded earlier this year? New specifics are emerging on how the ad agency that won the deal -- Crispin Porter + Bogusky -- is starting its task of rebranding Microsoft as a cool company.

May 20, 2008 by in CXO

The real question: Is Microsoft still interested in Yahoo?

The real question: Is Microsoft still interested in Yahoo?

I actually believed Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer when he said he was walking away from buying Yahoo. I wasn't among the crowd who thought Ballmer was just posturing, waiting for Yahoo stock prices to plummet and Yahoo shareholder lawsuits to mount before sweeping back in and getting Yahoo for a cut-rate price.

May 14, 2008 by in Microsoft

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