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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The Microsoft dating game

The Microsoft dating game

There's definitely a move underfoot at many -- might I dare say, "most" -- divisions at Microsoft to squelch the practice of providing to the public ship-date targets by which the company may be measured. Good idea or not?

December 7, 2006 by in Microsoft

Mac Office 'alarmists,' lay down your arms

Mac Office 'alarmists,' lay down your arms

Microsoft decided -- after a number of "alarmist news stories" (the Mac Business Unit teams' words, not mine) -- to share publicly the timetable for releasing the Office-file format converters needed by Office for Mac users to read the new Office 2007 default document formats.

December 5, 2006 by in Microsoft

On to the next version of Windows

On to the next version of Windows

Guess Microsoft really wants to make sure the next version of Windows doesn't take another five years. The day after releasing the final Windows Vista bits to volume-licensing business customers. Microsoft issued a call to testers asking for input on the next version of Windows.

December 1, 2006 by in Windows

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