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 February 2010
Big Blue will lend its analytics expertise to Shell's efforts to extend the life of gas and oil fields.
Michigan has vanquished Florida again. This time it wasn't the Capital One Bowl, where the Wolverines knocked off Tim Tebow's Gators 41-35 in 2008. Rather, Michigan won a contest many would argue carries a greater prize-hundreds of good IT jobs.
Flight to the space station is one of just four remaining launches in NASA's shuttle program.
The software is the first version of Quicken built from the ground up for use on Apple's platform.
Windows Vista RTM, Windows XP SP2, and Windows 2000 are nearing the end of official support period.
Gartner says Microsoft should avoid mobile industry's "obsession" with native apps and give new phone state-of-the-art Web capabilities.
Endeavour lands successfully to conclude 14-day mission to International Space Station.
Shuttle crew places sample from 1969 mission aboard the International Space Station.
Microsoft set to introduce "ballot screen" that gives Windows users a choice between Explorer or rival Internet software.
Feds say the combination of Microsoft and Yahoo may be the only way to prevent monopolization of the search ad market by Google.
Advertisers, gamers, and other users of the social network will have an easier way to pay for their online activities.
The President wonders what it would take to put humans on the red planet in live Q&A with shuttle crew.
Microsoft promises "best in our history" development platform for its slick new mobile OS.
Companies say it's now just a matter of days before they implement their wide-ranging search alliance.
The buzz surrounding Microsoft's new phone OS doesn't change the fact the company is a distant fourth in the mobile market, but the software could change things.
Endeavour crew takes the wraps off new space station module that offers panoramic views of the Earth and other celestial bodies.
Big Blue will integrate network software and service provider into its Tivoli line.
Bloggers are praising Microsoft's new mobile device software for its sleek interface and touch-screen capabilities.
CEO Steve Ballmer introduces Redmond's latest—and perhaps last—chance to catch rivals in the mobile device market.
The City of Seattle, Microsoft's home turf, says it will push to become one of the first locales in the country to tap ultra-fast Internet service.
The patch is designed to sniff out activation hacks that allow users to bypass software authentication process.
ISS crew installs new Tranquility module, which was delivered Thursday by space shuttle Endeavour.
Newest Apple version of Microsoft's classic desktop suite includes collaboration tools, .PST file support, and Outlook.
Space agency launches orbiting observatory that will capture IMAX-quality images of Earth's star.
Microsoft chairman says Apple's new gizmo lacks features needed for everyday computing.
Despite denials from Microsoft, users continue to insist the OS is wreaking havoc on laptop power cells.
The software maker buys a telecom service provider in the latest move under CEO Larry Ellison's "applications-to-disk" strategy.
NASA's Endeavour crew now ready to deliver key components to the ISS and perform spacewalks.
Software maker says investigation shows the OS isn't an energy hog and doesn't issue false warnings about failing power cells.
Astronauts aboard NASA's Endeavour perform critical safety checks as they embark on 13-day mission to the space station.
Big Blue's introduction of new enterprise servers shows it still wants to be king of the integrated systems game.
Endeavour embarks on a 13-day mission, one of the last for NASA's orbiter, to deliver key parts to the ISS.
The crew of the space shuttle Endeavour will use the micro-blogging service to answer the public's questions about space travel.
Home page revamp makes commonly used features and applications easier to access and use.
Microsoft is ending online service for older game hardware as it adds new features to the platform.
Veteran Mike Nash is leaving Redmond, the latest in a string of departures to hit the software maker.
Developers now free to access, modify, and use the world's most popular smartphone code any way they choose.
Microsoft's new operating system is a real drag on portable computers' power supplies, according to support forum chatter.
Obama's proposed cancellation of Constellation moon program means more money for research into deep space travel, NASA chief says.
Service is part of Microsoft's new cloud computing environment, which went live Monday.
Key lawmakers say the President's intention to kill new NASA lunar missions and outsource space flights jeopardizes progress and safety.
The President's $3.8 trillion budget request does not include funds for the Ares and Orion space vehicles.