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

Microsoft's goal: More than 2 billion served by 2015

How do you keep growing the market for Windows and Office desktop software when you already have cornered in excess of 90 percent of the market? One way is to grow the market. Microsoft is planning to do just that, via an expansion of a program designed to seed Windows, Office and other software among students in developing nations.

April 19, 2007 by


Microsoft seeks to redefine RIA with Silverlight

Nearly everyone in the tech industry uses RIA as an acronym for "Rich Internet Applications." But not Microsoft. In Redmond's case, RIA stands for Rich Interactive Applications -- a term and topic the Softies are planning to make a focus during the Redmond software maker's appearance at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas this week.

April 15, 2007 by