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

GoogleDocs: Another Microsoft NetDocs in the making?

The so-called "GoogleDocs" project is expected to be unveiled at the Office 2.0 conference on October 11. Should Microsoft be quaking in its boots (this time)? I’d like to say yes – after all, who doesn’t love a good fight? But given Google’s track record in this space, I’m inclined to say no.

October 10, 2006 by


The Vista RC2 feedback rolls in

Vista's looking better with every test build, as it should, according to many of those banging on the product. Is it ready to be released to manufacturing in a matter of "days"? Microsoft officials say yes; testers say ... mostly.

October 9, 2006 by