The head of Microsoft's unified operating system group, Terry Myerson, shares more details on Microsoft's one Windows vision in a Q&A with ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley.
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This far-reaching discussion between ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan and Microsoft columnist Mary Jo Foley explores the Steve Ballmer legacy at Microsoft and Mary Jo's exclusive exit interview with Ballmer.
In an interview with ZDNet's very own Mary Jo Foley, Steve Ballmer told us everything we need to know about Microsoft's behavior in trying to compete with the iPad...
Mary Jo Foley held a live Webcast on Windows 8 Consumer Preview and the strategy behind it. Here's the replay.
This video was recorded from a live ZDNet webcast on March 1, 2012.
Microsoft's latest operating system is already generating controversy between those who like it and those who don't. Find out what you need to know during this recorded webcast with ZDNet Microsoft tracker Mary-Jo Foley.
As is our custom, our merry band of Windows-focused bloggers is covering today's opening keynote address at Microsoft's BUILD conference in Anaheim.Our group includes my ZDNet colleague Mary Jo Foley, Kip Kniskern, Rafael Rivera, Paul Thurrott, Tom Warren, and Long Zheng.
A lawyer with a strong background in dealing with farmers' workplace issues, South Australian Senator Mary Jo Fisher probably never expected to become so involved in the highly technical world of information technology and telecommunications.
In light of the recent natural disasters in Australia over the past two months, South Australian Liberal Senator Mary Jo Fisher will today call for a Senate inquiry into the effectiveness of communications networks in emergency situations.
I just got around to taking a look at Microsoft's iPad battleplan PowerPoint deck that Mary Jo Foley posted the other day and I realized something - that Microsoft's secret weapon against the iPad is very familiar.
Microsoft's Bob Muglia unwittingly threw a spanner in the Silverlight works at last week's Professional Developers Conference by telling ZD Net's All Things Microsoft blogger Mary-Jo Foley that:"when it comes to touting Silverlight as Microsoft's vehicle for delivering a cross-platform runtime, 'our strategy has shifted,' Muglia told me. Silverlight will continue to be a cross-platform solution, working on a variety of operating system/browser platforms, going forward, he said.
As Mary Jo Foley reported on Tuesday, Microsoft is readying the latest version of BPOS (Business Productivity Online Suite) in test form next week. Tied in with this is an organisational restructure which leaves Live@edu, the student email service, expected to be ported over to Microsoft Online Services.
The current buzz is that Microsoft's Windows 2008 Server R2 will be the last version of the operating system that will support Intel's Itanium. My colleague Mary Jo Foley posted Microsoft pulls the plug on future Itanium support on April 5th on this very topic.
I noticed that my ZDNet blogging colleague Mary-Jo Foley has covered the reports that Microsoft's new reliability patch for Windows 7 might be causing some users to experience problems. I just want to add some field notes to this issue.
Big magazines and websites often have what I like to call ‘vendor watchers’. Across the pond, our colonial cousins ZDNet famously boast Mary-Jo Foley among their ranks and what Mary-Jo doesn’t know about Microsoft you do not need to know.
If Communications Minister Stephen Conroy wants the Senate Select Committee's inquiry into the National Broadband Network to end, he will need to hand it the lead advisor's implementation study, committee chair and Liberal Senator Mary Jo Fisher said last week.
As my colleague Mary Jo Foley reported earlier today, Microsoft has lost a crucial court judgment over technology used in Office 2007. Registered OEM partners got a tip-off that the judgment was on its way Monday afternoon, when Microsoft sent an e-mail notifying them of a "new supplement requirement for Office 2007." It's a minor headache for OEMs but should have little or no effect on retail customers.
Over on All About Microsoft my colleague Mary Jo Foley has posted market watcher Mark Anderson's 2010 predictions. One of those predictions is that 2010 will be game over time for Microsoft when it comes to the market.
With Windows 7 set for lift-off on Thursday, Jason Hiner, Mary Jo Foley and I handicap the Windows 7 upgrade cycle. We expect the consumer to lead the first wave of adoption with enterprises bringing up the rear in the back half.
Hot on the heels of our very own Mary Jo Foley's news about Microsoft's under-wraps experiments with tablet devices comes the full reveal: Microsoft Courier.