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 2012
This could be a make or break year as Microsoft looks to establish itself in mobile, cloud and other hot new markets while fending off challenges to its Windows franchise.
HTC 7-inch tablet could pit Microsoft's Windows 8 OS against Amazon's Kindle Fire and Apple's iPad mini.
Microsoft-sponsored IDC report says there are currently 1.7 million open cloud positions just waiting to be filled.
The past year saw some big wins, and big setbacks, for Microsoft. And then there's the special case of Windows 8.
Columbus grants Big Blue incentive package as IBM pledges to create hundreds of new jobs in big data analytics.
Dell Latitude 10 among Windows 8 systems not yet available, as tablet makers struggle with drivers for energy-efficient Intel Clover Trail chip.
Microsoft says Gmail users who want real-time e-mail on Windows devices should switch to Outlook.com.
Windows 8 tablet may not be posting big sales numbers, but everyone who bought one from Best Buy claims to love it unconditionally.
IBM predicts that in five years artificial intelligence will be able to mimic the five human senses.
Microsoft needs to get its Windows 8 tablet in front of as many eyeballs as possible, and the retailer needs hot products to drive in-store sales.
Windows 8 tablet now available at retail outlets as Microsoft looks to jumpstart sales.
The tech services industry is in the midst of a downturn, but outsourcing isn't going anywhere—it offers too many benefits.
Companies held off on major tech projects during the period amid the weak global economy.
Google says development dollars are wasted on Microsoft's mobile and tablet platforms.
Microsoft abandons plan to be sole source for Windows 8 tablet during the holiday season.
Microsoft hopes broader retail distribution strategy will boost Surface sales, says analyst.
Windows 8 tablets powered by Intel's Atom "Clover Trail" chip were supposed to hit the price-performance sweet spot -- but just try finding one.
IBM gets serious about becoming a player in end-user cloud services for the enterprise.