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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Microsoft readies new SharePoint-based healthcare software

Microsoft readies new SharePoint-based healthcare software

Microsoft is readying another piece of its healthcare software and service platform. The latest component is a SharePoint-based offering called HealthVault Community Connect, which Microsoft is introducing on March 1 at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference

February 28, 2010 by in Legal

Bill Gates seeks patent for ad-rebate program

Bill Gates seeks patent for ad-rebate program

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates and a Microsoft researcher applied for a patent in March 2006 for a advertising system that would use customer points to confirm transactions. Think of it as a frequent-flyer-reward style system involving advertisers and consumers.

August 22, 2007 by in Legal