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

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


Office 2007, Vista inch closer

Microsoft posted for download on October 6, as expected, a new test build of Vista, No. 5744. The company also sent a note the same day to its Technology Adoption Program (TAP) partners who are testing Office 2007, notifying them that Office 2007 is just weeks away from release to manufacturing (RTM).

October 6, 2006 by