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: Windows Mobile 7 not on the PDC docket

Microsoft: Windows Mobile 7 not on the PDC docket

I (and others) have been wondering and speculating whether Microsoft might be holding its Windows Mobile 7 cards close to the vest and be planning to show, or at least talk about, Windows Mobile 7 at this year's Professional Developers Conference (PDC) in mid-November. The answer (direct from Microsoft): No.

September 11, 2009 by in Hardware

Is Microsoft stalling on its GPL Linux drivers?

Is Microsoft stalling on its GPL Linux drivers?

After releasing with much fanfare 20,000 lines of driver code under the GNU General Public License (GPL) for inclusion in the Linux kernel, Microsoft hasn't followed through with the necessary updates and fixes required by the community, according to one Linux leader.

September 10, 2009 by in Linux

Microsoft founds, funds a new open-source foundation

Microsoft founds, funds a new open-source foundation

A new, non-profit open-source foundation -- one dedicated to increasing the participation of commercial-source vendors in the open-source world -- is being unveiled on September 10. Microsoft is providing the initial funding and is a founding member of the new group, known as the CodePlex Foundation.

September 10, 2009 by in Microsoft

Microsoft to preview two Silverlight 4 features

Microsoft to preview two Silverlight 4 features

Microsoft is slated to show off two features that it is incorporating into the next version of Silverlight, its Internet Explorer plug-in alternative to Adobe Flash at the International Broadcasting Conference (IBC) in Amsterdam, which kicks off on September 11.

September 8, 2009 by in Mobility

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