Profile of Paul McDougallEditor At Large, InformationWeek
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Paul McDougall is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Paul McDougall
posted in January 2010
Redmond posted record quarterly revenue, but most of the growth was driven by a recovery in consumer sales.
Microsoft founder says 8.7 million children can be saved if they're given access to crucial pharmaceuticals.
Launch of Apple's highly anticipated tablet-style computer prompts record chatter on Twitter and other services.
The software maker roars past Wall Street estimates on the back of robust Windows 7 demand.
Adobe says no Flash support means Apple's hot new tablet is incompatible with millions of Web sites.
New driver package for Microsoft's MP3 player specifically references such a device.
Apple's partners and other insiders may have jumped the gun in early morning television interviews.
Microsoft chairman parties hard at Sundance Film Festival
NASA's six-wheeled robot needs to reposition its solar panels in order to stay alive.
Feds say drivers of big rigs and buses could face criminal and civil penalties if caught using their mobile devices on the road.
The robot is wedged in the Martian sand, but NASA insists it will continue to function if it can survive the oncoming winter.
Rimini's heavily discounted support offerings for Siebel, JD Edwards, and PeopleSoft apps are illegal, Oracle claims in court documents.
Redmond isn't about to let the competition in Cupertino have all the fun when it comes to tech's hottest new category.
Microsoft chairman says there are no quick fixes for the deficit-burdened economy.
NASA's T.J. Creamer, who became the first person to post an update to Twitter from space, is providing new updates about his mission.
Astronaut aboard ISS is first to post an extraterrestrial message directly to the micro-blogging service.
Attorney says Xbox Live customers aren't getting what they pay for when they use Microsoft's virtual currency.
People's Republic says its policies regarding Web censorship and privacy are its own business, tells Clinton to butt out.
Market watcher says Redmond is looking to counter the iPhone and Nexus One with a phone of its own.
Big Blue's buyout of NISC deepens its presence in sensitive areas like homeland security, defense, and intelligence.
Larry Ellison's company says it now expects to close the deal shortly on heels of nod from the Continent's competition watchdogs.
Big Blue's fourth quarter results indicate key parts of the tech sector are poised for a rebound in 2010.
Apple may be looking to exact revenge for Google's launch of supposed iPhone-Killer Nexus One.
Microsoft chairman attracts more than 170,000 followers in first two days on the micro-blogging service.
Vista was a bust with businesses, but early signs indicate Microsoft's newest OS may have better luck in the corporate market.
20-year veteran Bill Veghte is leaving Redmond to run his own business.
Portal meant to disseminate information about conditions and collect donations goes offline.
Electronics giant will port more than 300,000 employees, partners, and suppliers to LotusLive online collaboration system.
The vendors promise unprecedented levels of collaboration to drive IT's hottest new architecture.
Tech execs are flying under the radar at a time when Washington is threatening to claw back Wall Street's eight-figure bonuses. But it's not like Silicon Valley is paying peanuts. New records show HP CEO Mark Hurd got $30 million last year. Did he earn it?
Forrester predicts worldwide IT sales will increase 8.1% in 2010, putting an end to the rotten recession in which the industry's been mired for at least the past 18 months. But which vendors will benefit the most from the rebound?
Microsoft says users are testing the software in record numbers.
Microsoft offers big discounts to consumers willing to download the software.
Subscription plan lets smaller companies save big on licensing fees.
Steve Jobs will close his chokehold on tech's buzz machine this month with the Apple tablet. Google is set to grab hearts and minds with its Nexus One phone. And Microsoft? Oh, right, Windows 7. But that was so 2009.
Kepler space telescope gets closer look at new celestial bodies.
Alex Kochis is the latest exec to head for the exit at Redmond.