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John Foley is director, strategic communications, for Oracle Corp. and a former editor of InformationWeek Government.
Articles by John Foley
posted in November 2006
When asked the other day about what's missing from Windows Vista, Steve Ballmer refused to be drawn into the discussion. "I don't choose to go down that path, sorry," he replied. At today's official launch of Vista in New York, however, Ballmer opened up, rattling off a list of things customers can expect to see in Vista's successor.
Microsoft and Novell have reached a pact to improve the way that Windows and Linux work together. Where were these guys three years ago when Bill Gates took me to task for asking whether Microsoft might do more in that area? "Tell me any area we're not doing enough," Microsoft's chairman huffed in November 2003 during a one-on-one interview in Las Vegas. "I mean, seriously, what area do you think we