Mary Jo Foley

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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.

Freelance journalist/blogger Mary Jo Foley has nothing to disclose. WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get). I do not own Microsoft stock or stock in any of its partners or competitors. I have no business ventures that are sponsored by Microsoft or any of its partners or competitors.

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IDC: Dollarwise, Windows still leads the server market

IDC: Dollarwise, Windows still leads the server market

The researchers at International Data Corp. (IDC) released their latest worldwide server market share data this week. As was true in the last quarter of 2009, Windows servers are far and away the leader in share as measured by of percentage of revenue, the firm found.

March 2, 2011 by in CXO

Ten lessons the Xbox Team can teach the rest of Microsoft

Ten lessons the Xbox Team can teach the rest of Microsoft

When it comes to building community -- and profiting from it -- Microsoft's Xbox team is helping write the playbook. That fact isn't lost on the rest of the company. Increasingly, other divisions at Microsoft are studying what the Xbox folks are doing right and trying to apply those lessons to their own products and services.

May 4, 2007 by in CXO

Microsoft Live Labs rolls out list-sharing tool

Microsoft Live Labs rolls out list-sharing tool

Microsoft's Live Labs -- the team that brought us PhotoSynth (photo manipulation/melding) and SeaDragon (smooth-browsing) technology previews -- has introduced another offering to its roster: Listas. Listas is a list-sharing collaboration tool.

October 19, 2007 by in CXO

A report card: Microsoft's Ozzie grades his three years of 'disruption'

A report card: Microsoft's Ozzie grades his three years of 'disruption'

This week at Microsoft's Professional Developers Conference (PDC), I had my first chance to interview Chief Software Architect Ozzie since he joined Microsoft. I asked him to rate the extent to which Microsoft has delivered on the plan he outlined three years ago today in his infamous memo entitled "The Internet Services Disruption."

October 28, 2008 by in CXO