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 2009
Microblogging service acquires developer of the GeoAPI location mapping tool.
The aerospace command uses Internet to follow Kris Kringle's progress throughout Christmas Eve.
Internet forums were abuzz over second service disruption in as many weeks.
Astronauts and cosmonauts embark on construction and scientific research mission.
Court-ordered patch removes custom XML tools from Office 2007 components.
Users complain of e-mail service that is slow or non-existent.
Appeals court says software maker must halt distribution of popular program unless patent-friendly changes are made.
Social networking site says 2009's top memes reflect members' broad array of interests and worries.
YouTube video appears to show company's facial recognition technology only works with white people.
Tapulous chief says Tap Tap Revenge and other games put startup on pace for $12 million in annual revenue.
Chris Liddell's hi-tech experience could bolster automaker's emphasis on smart vehicles.
Microsoft is turning to search, services, and the cloud, but what the company really needs is a game changer.
Small design shop claims software maker stole its trade name when it launched search engine earlier this year.
Astronauts from the Expedition 22 mission will help install one of the ISS's last remaining segments.
Chinese microblogging service says it may take legal action in wake of plagiarism incident.
Commission says it will not attempt to force chipmaker to divest business units.
Chipmaker says Trade Commission's legal action has no basis in law.
Competition watchdog says chipmaker illegally bullied PC makers into using its chips.
Software maker will offer Windows users a selection of Web browsers, including rival offerings from Apple, Google, and Mozilla.
Software maker yanks Juku social networking site after competitor cries foul.
WISE is designed to capture everything from near-Earth objects to distant black holes.
Software maker rolls out interactive services at COP15 conference in Copenhagen.
Rights management technology causes glitch that affected RMS-protected documents.
Weekend liftoff of WISE space telescope scrubbed due to faulty steering engine.
Computer maker countersues rival over smartphone technologies.
Recession not slowing use of H-1Bs as program nears limit in just three months.
Hong Kong center will focus on support for Big Blue's LotusLive online service.
Members fear their information may be inadvertently exposed to the entire Web.
Social networking site now gives users control over who sees what.
Consortium of leading media companies eyes digital content and online storefront.
Software maker reorganizes server group and strikes NetApp deal as it prepares to release cloud platform.
Software maker claims vulnerability exposed by researchers unlikely to occur in "real world."
Big Blue wins multi-year tech services agreements from Maersk and Navistar.
Microsoft pulls multi-license discount offer as holiday shopping kicks into gear.
Capgemini will provide French automaker with a range of application management and optimization services.
Software maker eyes cutoff date for support for XP, as well as for Windows 2000.
Companies hope to formally close agreement in early 2010.
Thousands of Windows users have downloaded a tool in hopes of fixing a critical bug, but Microsoft has yet to solve issue.
Thousands of Microsoft Windows users download tool in hopes of fixing critical bug.
Google competitor lets users take a virtual walk around town.
Public-private partnership tapped to build showcase for energy efficient computing.
Knock off manufacturer claims it's reached a partial settlement with Apple.
Social networking site kills regional networks and simplifies settings to protect user content.
Microsoft confirms Internet rumors surrounding release of next software suite.
NASA says it's too late for orbiting station to perform avoidance maneuver.
Phone giant accuses screen suppliers of colluding to artificially inflate prices.