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.

Latest Posts

June 1 is D-Day for those still running Vista betas

June 1 is D-Day for those still running Vista betas

On April 24, Microsoft sent out a reminder to testers still running pre-release versions of Windows Vista that they need to update to final versions of the product (or regress to a legal copy of XP) or run afoul of Microsoft's licensing restrictions. If you fail to do so, your PC will start rebooting every two hours.

April 24, 2007 by in Windows

Vista users' frustrations with Nvidia come to a head

Vista users' frustrations with Nvidia come to a head

Windows Vista users' ongoing frustrations with graphics-card maker Nvidia have boiled over. A new Web site, NvidiaClassAction.info, created by IT consultant Dan Goldman, is gauging whether there is sufficient user interest to launch a class-action suit against Nvidia over the vendor's allegedly spotty Windows Vista support.

April 24, 2007 by in Windows

Microsoft to roll out dynamic-language layer for .Net

Microsoft to roll out dynamic-language layer for .Net

Microsoft is readying a new software layer designed to allow dynamic languages to integrate more easily and tightly with its .Net Framework, according to sources. Microsoft is aiming to unveil the new technology -- tentatively named "Dynamic Language Runtime" (DLR) -- at its Mix '07 conference, which kicks off on April 30 in Las Vegas.

April 24, 2007 by in Microsoft

'Volta': Microsoft's dev platform in the Cloud?

'Volta': Microsoft's dev platform in the Cloud?

What is Microsoft's Live development platform? Microsoft is promising to tell all next week at Mix '07. But there are clues out there that lead to a new Microsoft project code-named "Volta," which is being developed by the "Tesla" team. In short, it's all about "democratizing the Cloud."

April 23, 2007 by in Open Source

Newsletters

You have been successfully signed up. To sign up for more newsletters or to manage your account, visit the Newsletter Subscription Center.
See All
See All

Top Stories