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).

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Not a good day for Microsoft

During the Microsoft antitrust trial, Corporate PR spokesman Mark Murray used to start each press gathering with the words, "This has been another great day for Microsoft." But even an eternal optimist like Murray might have a tough time putting a shine on the Microsoft news of the day on April 10.

April 10, 2007 by

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Vista: Whatever happened to fast boot?

Anyone else remember when Microsoft used to talk about making Windows Vista (or Longhorn, as it was then known) a fast-booting operating system. Fast, as in cold boots that were 50 percent faster than those possible with Windows XP? Something obviously went awry.

April 9, 2007 by

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