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 2013
Microsoft sold only 1 million Surface tablets, half the original forecast, due to "gloomy" consumer sentiment, says analyst.
Samsung's decision hurts Microsoft's efforts to gain ground against Google and Apple in the mobile computing market.
PC makers need to build more innovative hardware around Microsoft's new touch-friendly OS, says IDC.
Despite analyst misgivings, Microsoft exec says at CES new operating system is on pace to match early Windows 7 sales.
Federal healthcare privacy requirements don't apply only to medical institutions -- schools that maintain student health records must also comply with HIPAA law.
Microsoft's tablet OS can be fooled into running full-blown Windows 8 and legacy applications, hacker reveals.
At CES 2013, Intel shows it won't let longstanding partnership with Microsoft stand in the way of growth.
Lenovo shows off 39-inch tablet behemoth and 11-inch mini-notebook at CES 2013.
Tax deal should bolster economy, but automatic spending cuts that could go into effect in March loom over tech industry.
Outlays on personal devices and enterprise software expected to lead global recovery in IT market, according to forecasts from Gartner and Forrester.
Buyout of Brad Krikorian's id8 Group R2 Studios would fit with Microsoft's goal of becoming center of the digital home.
Azure enhancements leave Microsoft well positioned against cloud competitors in 2013, analyst says.
In annual report filed with SEC, tech giant says it's considering divesture of businesses that don't fit with its long-term plans. Will CEO Whitman stick with the PC business?