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Paul McDougall is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Paul McDougall
posted in November 2008
Nasscom said the country's software and services companies remain fully operational.
It's Microsoft to the rescue for bratty children who've run out of reasons why their parents should pony up cash for an Xbox 360, economic slump be damned. The Xbox Web site will now generate a customized letter "that proves to the gift-giver in your life why you need an Xbox 360 console." I'm going to put it to the test.
The confectioner is turning to Hewlett-Packard for help with infrastructure management.
Microsoft is offering a deep, one-day-only price cut on the desktop software.
A California company has filed infringement suits against Microsoft customers that use the app development software.
Big Blue is introducing new products aimed at helping customers move apps to the Web.
The chip engineer apparently didn't succeed in his first effort to land the position in Cupertino.
E-mails show that Microsoft's CEO knew of decision to lower specs for Vista PCs.
The casino operator is moving revenue generating apps, like room reservations, to the Internet.
Microsoft has put to rest speculation that its next browser will drop before year's end.
Want a cut-rate, wholly genuine version of Microsoft Office 2007 at a nice discount? Then run out and buy Microsoft Equipt, while supplies last. Here's how it works.
Big Blue hopes to use silicon and transistors to re-create neurons and synapses.
The clone manufacturer failed to prove that the Mac OS is a market unto itself.
Transitive's tools can be used to migrate apps from proprietary platforms to open source environments.
Senior executives inside the software maker questioned a decision to lower hardware specs for Vista PCs, e-mails show.
The Web portal's stock climbed in pre-market trading as investors eyed takeover possibilities.
The software maker's decision to ease hardware requirements also angered some partners, including HP.
The federal government claims Cuban used nonpublic knowledge of a stock sale to avoid big losses.
The networking gear is designed to add flexibility to highly virtualized server environments.
State officials are worried about the finances of the company, which filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this month.
Newly appointed iPhone chief claims a noncompete agreement he signed with former employer Big Blue is invalid.
Big Blue will work alongside AT&T to help modernize the state's computing and communications infrastructure.
Blizzard Entertainment has thrown the switch on servers that support Wrath of The Lich King, a World of Warcraft expansion pack in which players can traverse new territory filled with a host of never-before-seen enemies. Wake me when it's over.
Defense personnel need to upgrade their computer systems for security reasons.
Microsoft is adding a range of new social networking tools and services to its cloud-based software suite.
A former tech staffer at the clothing retailer claims Dov Charney conducted business while naked and tried to cook the books.
Software Engineering Services wants a court to overturn the StratCom award.
The electronics chain plans store closings and layoffs as it looks to preserve cash.
The software maker is looking beyond Yahoo as it seeks to boost its presence in the key Internet search market.
Microsoft's CEO said a merger with Yahoo no longer makes sense for his company.
Mark Papermaster says in court papers that the two tech vendors are not direct competitors.
Crisp's body was found undisturbed in a wooded area near his Canadian home.
Microsoft says the successor to Windows Vista will offer improved performance in a number of key areas.
Talk about the courage of your convictions. Author Michael Crichton stood up to the Chablis-sipping, let-the-Third-World-eat-cake ecobullies while living right in their midst in Hollywood. Crichton died Tuesday, but his words live on and should be closely read by the incoming president and anyone else who cares about the economy and jobs.
Microsoft had contributed to a reward fund and turned over account data to aid in the search for the missing gamer.
If you're an investor, now might be a good time to short stocks in the big tech companies. The Obama administration could make things rough on them.
Redmond hopes the program will seed Silicon Valley with lots of future customers.
Mark Papermaster appears to be heading up a team that will design processors for Apple gadgets.
The move comes even though Big Blue says Mark Papermaster's bolt to Cupertino violates a noncompete agreement.
Election systems made by a Diebold subsidiary infringe on a widely used printing software tool, according to the court action.
The gadget seller blames retrenchment on the economy and tight credit markets.
Court filings indicate that the copyright dispute over Mac OS X could drag out for more than a year.