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 December 2008
Citigroup Global Services is sold to TCS for $512 million.
Microsoft's next operating system is available from torrent sites.
The aerospace command is using the Internet to follow Kris Kringle's Christmas Eve progress.
Microsoft needs to keep its older operating system on the market in order to appease business customers.
The $127 million deal includes a six-year outsourcing contract under which Wipro will provide tech support to the bank.
An astronaut and a cosmonaut successfully performed a series of tasks outside the station.
The charge is the latest in a series of allegations in the ongoing legal spat between the clone maker and Apple.
The software maker gives system builders an additional four months to get their hands on XP.
League spokesman says posts on the microblogging service not really from The Great One.
Mad Mac user wants attendees to greet the CEO's stand-in with "utter silence."
Host IDG has no plans to discontinue the show despite the loss of its star attraction.
A top tech analyst said the company's CEO is cancer free and that Apple is pulling out for other reasons.
David Paterson seeks 4% cut of digital music and movie downloads for his beleaguered state.
Support forums indicate that Apple's Leopard update is wreaking havoc on users' systems.
Hardware vendors are getting an early jump on Microsoft's next OS to avoid Vista-style compatibility headaches.
The Leopard update is designed to improve Mac performance across the board.
Redmond appears to have concluded that it must support the iPhone if it wants to be a serious mobile player.
The move would appear to indicate that Redmond has finally acknowledged the iPhone's market dominance.
The British Broadcasting Corp. has struck partnerships to bring Internet video to the small screen.
Xbox's strong Thanksgiving sales didn't help Microsoft outpace Nintendo in November.
FSF claims the company failed to make source code for its routers available to customers.
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.
Mac cloner says OS X 10.5 includes code designed to shut down unauthorized machines.
Redmond's offer to limit data retention to six months in Europe needs rival's cooperation.
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.
Microsoft's CEO said quick integration of the Internet giant's operations would be better for both companies.
The service pack is designed to improve support for Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Blu-ray devices.
A number of major Web sites won't display properly in Internet Explorer 8, Microsoft has revealed.
Big Blue's virtual desktop includes open source system and application software.
Trial software is almost ready for current and future versions of Microsoft's operating system.
The Vista challenger is designed to fully integrate desktop and Web-based apps.
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.
Hot video games like Gears Of War 2 and Fable II helped boost console sales.
Reports disagree over whether a new search deal is in the works.
The upstart reseller is offering a fully configured Leopard system for $554.