Paula Rooney

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Paula Rooney has covered the software and technology industry for more than 20 years, starting with semiconductor design and mini-computer systems at EDN News and later focused on PC software companies including Microsoft, Lotus, Oracle, Red Hat, Novell and other open source and commercial software companies for CRN and PCWeek. She received a silver award from the American Society of Business Publication Editors in 2005 for her profile on Linus Torvalds and edited and co-authored "Partnering With Microsoft," a book about Microsoft's channel published by CMP Publishing in 2004. Rooney graduated from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 1997. In her off time, she enjoys scuba diving, sailing, sun worshipping, running, reading, surfing (the net) and hanging out with her family. She resides on the shores of Scituate, Massachusetts.

Paula Rooney owns no stock in the companies that she covers. She holds a 401K that is managed by Morgan Stanley.

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Disasters at Whistler raining on Mozilla's summer parade

Disasters at Whistler raining on Mozilla's summer parade

A rock slide, power outage and loss of a top engineer of Firefox 3 have some attendees of Mozilla's 2008 summer summit wondering if the ghosts in Redmond aren't raining on their parade.The Firefox summit is behing held at, ahem,  Whistler, the code name of Microsoft's Windows XP.

July 31, 2008 by in Windows

Microsoft partners with open source JasperSoft, Sourcesense

Microsoft partners with open source JasperSoft, Sourcesense

Microsoft and JasperSoft are working together to ensure that Jasper's business intelligence software suite runs well on the latest editions of Windows and SQL Server.At the Open Source Business Conference at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, Microsoft told ZDNet that the open source BI software will be optimized for Microsoft's Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008, which were announced last month.

March 25, 2008 by in Windows