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

Former Softie getting the old band back together?

Former Microsoft platforms chief -- who, these days, is heading up cloud computing at EMC -- might be trying to get at least some of the old Microsoft band back together again. According to a few different sources who asked not to be named, Maritz has hired Charles Fitzgerald, Microsoft's former head of Platform Strategy, to work at Smart Desktop, a division of Martiz's Pi Corp.

April 11, 2008 by


Reports of Windows' demise are greatly exaggerated

I was planning to avoid posting about Gartner's "Windows will collapse under its own weight" presentation from earlier this week because I felt it was a bunch of hype that didn't provide any new insights or conclusions. But given how many others are riffing -- and riffing crazily -- on Gartner's findings, I decided to throw my two cents in.

April 11, 2008 by