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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OneCare 1.5 goes gold

OneCare 1.5 goes gold

The retail and Web versions of Microsoft's Windows Live OneCare 1.5 won't be out until the end of January (allegedly at the same time as Windows Vista launches to consumers on January 30). But Microsoft officially released the code to manufacturing on January 3, according to a post on the OneCare team blog.

January 4, 2007 by in Microsoft

In case you missed it (Part 1): Jeremy Allison fights back

In case you missed it (Part 1): Jeremy Allison fights back

In the "posts you might have missed over the holiday" category, the e-mail Q&A I did with Novell-turned-Google employee Jeremy Allison got some readers pretty stirred up. (Back story, for those who steered clear of Web news for the past month-plus: Samba lead developer Allison quit Novell just before Christmas, in protest over the Microsoft-Novell technology agreement announced in November.

January 2, 2007 by in Microsoft

Tagged: Five things about me

Tagged: Five things about me

Whether you love or hate the "meme," the "Five Things" one is still circulating. And once you've been tagged, it seems rude not to respond. So here are five things you may not know about me.

January 1, 2007 by in Microsoft

A (Microsoft) code name a day: Centro

A (Microsoft) code name a day: Centro

Today's final entry in the December 2006 "Microsoft Code Name a Day" series is "Centro," aka Microsoft's Windows Server SKU aimed at mid-sized businesses. I know there are lots more Microsoft code names out there that I didn't highlight ... so stay tuned in the new year for more.

December 29, 2006 by in Microsoft

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