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 Paul McDougall

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Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Paul McDougall is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Paul McDougall
posted in December 2008

Stop A/V Components From Overheating, Canadian Style

12/10/2008
Feeling a moral and civic obligation to stimulate the economy, I finally took the plunge into home theater. Have you seen those prices lately? $599 for a 42-inch Panasonic plasma? I'm so there. But I didn't want my savings eaten up by expensive cabinetry designed to separate components. Enter this little invention from up north.

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Outsourcing Foes 'Less Than Thrilled' With Obama

12/9/2008
Many opponents of offshoring, the process by which IT and other jobs are shipped to low-cost countries like India, have blamed the GOP for supposedly selling out the American worker. But there's evidence that Team Obama won't act much differently.

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IBM Patents System For Splitting The Check

12/2/2008
The waiter deposits a $200 check and an uncomfortable silence envelops the table. Glances are exchanged and eyebrows are raised. Who ordered the expensive wine? Who only had a soda and sandwich? Who pays for what? Enter IBM.

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