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 co-host 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 done paid speaking engagements for Microsoft and some of its partners, but none where all the content is not my own.

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CES: Might Microsoft talk Surface tablets?

CES: Might Microsoft talk Surface tablets?

As the guesses and rumors about Microsoft's planned Consumer Electronics Show (CES) announcements continue to multiply, I've decided to throw another into the mix. I'm wondering whether CEO Steve Ballmer and Co. might announce a strategy and/or roadmap for tablet-sized Surface devices this week.

January 3, 2011 by in Laptops

Will Microsoft port Windows to an Arm-based OLPC laptop?

Will Microsoft port Windows to an Arm-based OLPC laptop?

OLPC chief Nicholas Negroponte is hinting that the OLPC project is leaning strongly toward dumping x86 processors in favor of lower-power Arm-based ones for the next-generation XO-2 laptops. There's one problem: At least as Arm and Windows currently exist, a full version of Windows is unlikely to load on an Arm-based machine.

March 12, 2009 by in Laptops