Foley on Microsoft


Microsoft Is No Longer Windows First

Redmond is now strongly focused on making sure all your devices play nicely with one another, no matter where you are or what OS you're running.

How Fast Can Microsoft's Trains Go Without a Derailment?

As Redmond shifts focus to a quicker release cadence, the challenge is bringing enterprise customers on board.

Universal Windows Revives 'Three Screens and a Cloud' Strategy

While Redmond has been talking up its "One Windows" philosophy for years now, the company is finally in a position to actually deliver.

Bing Seeps Deeper into the Microsoft Core

As Microsoft continues to find more places where it can integrate Bing , it's becoming less and less likely the company can -- or will -- sell off Bing.

Can the New Microsoft CEO Fix Windows?

Now that Microsoft finally has a new CEO, the query du jour is how he plans to "fix" Windows and the company's mobile strategy.

What Android's Inclusion in Windows Means for Microsoft

In a period of radical change in Redmond, don't be surprised to see Microsoft making moves (and partnering with rivals) in ways it never would have done in the past.

2014 Predictions: 5 Products Microsoft Will Deliver

Microsoft has officially shared next to nothing about its product roadmaps, beyond some fairly sweeping statements it has made about aligning around the "One Microsoft" mission.

10 Biggest Microsoft Surprises of 2013

If you're a Microsoft watcher -- or even just playing one on the Interweb -- I bet you'd agree 2013 was an above-average year for surprises coming out of Redmond.

Are the Days of the Microsoft IT Pro Numbered?

Mary Jo Foley discusses how recent Microsoft executive and service pricing changes may not be sitting well with many on-premises experts.

Why 'One Microsoft' Won't Work

Microsoft may be once again falling into its monopolistic ways as it tries to dominate both the service and device markets.

Where's Microsoft's Answer to Apple's Siri?

Mary Jo Foley breaks down where Microsoft stands with its voice recognition technology and why Redmond is confident it will outperform its competitors.

Microsoft to Developers: .NET Support Isn't Going Away

Mary Jo Foley recaps Microsoft's attempt to please .NET developers by explaining that HTML 5 and JavaScript won't be the only building tools available in Windows 8 app development at this year's Build conference.

Microsoft's Cloud OS Becomes a Little Less Cloudy

Mary Jo Foley gives her take on Microsoft's continual cloud push -- a push that has not always had a clear direction.

Microsoft's Update Challenge: Not Too Fast, Not Too Slow

The company must walk a line of pleasing both customers that want regular product updates and those that tend to skip a generation or two between updates.

Xbox 'Durango': Why IT Pros Should Care

Mary Jo Foley explains why Microsoft's next-gen Xbox console will impact more than gaming.

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