Mary Jo Foley

Mary Jo Foley has covered the tech industry for 30 years for a variety of publications, including ZDNet, eWeek and Baseline. She is the author of Microsoft 2.0: How Microsoft plans to stay relevant in the post-Gates era (John Wiley & Sons, 2008). She also is the cohost of the "Windows Weekly" podcast on the TWiT network. Got a tip? Send her an email with your rants, rumors, tips and tattles. Confidentiality guaranteed.

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Vista Ultimate users want their value-add

Vista Ultimate users want their value-add

There's new discontent in Vista power-user land. Those who purchased the high-end Vista Ultimate SKU want to know when they're going to get more of the promised value-added features that were supposedly part of the Ultimate package.

June 14, 2007 by in Windows

Linspire joins the Microsoft 'IP protection' racket

Linspire joins the Microsoft 'IP protection' racket

Beyond giving Microsoft more fuel for its claim that Linux and open-source software violates 235 of Microsoft's patents (which these Linux customers need patent-infringement protection against in order to maintain peace of mind), Linspire's newly inked patent-deal with Microsoft also furthers a number of other Microsoft goals.

June 14, 2007 by in Linux

Leopard vs. Vista: Take two

Leopard vs. Vista: Take two

Let me try this again.Seeing that so many readers misunderstood my blog post from earlier this week about my take on Apple CEO Steve Jobs' keynote, I'd like to try to clarify what I was trying to say.

June 12, 2007 by in Windows

Leopard looks like ... Vista

Leopard looks like ... Vista

What struck me at the June 11 Apple Worldwide Developer Conference keynote wasn't the glitzy demos, the rockstar-like worship of Apple CEO Steve Jobs or the "I'm Steve Jobs" parody video by the "I'm a PC" guy. Instead, it was the excitement by the 5,000 WWDC attendees about many technologies in the forthcoming Mac OS X "Leopard" release that already exist in Windows Vista.

June 11, 2007 by in Windows

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