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Paul McDougall is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Paul McDougall
posted in March 2009
The online encyclopedia falls in the face of competition from the likes of Wikipedia.
Many customers who currently pay $1 extra per month for HD discs will soon have to shell out $4 per month.
Tech consulting firm Gartner is warning clients that the sale of government outsourcer BearingPoint could disrupt work on current projects, such as the rebuilding of Afghanistan's civil institutions.
Online leak points to a Release Candidate in May and the possibility of a final version by autumn.
Software maker looks to connect with consumers in an economy where frugality is the new cool.
Internal documents show Big Blue is eliminating more than a thousand positions in its Global Business Services unit alone.
Company says it can't predict financial impact of investors' class-action claims.
Customers that want to tap the new cloud computing OS will have to buy hosting services from Redmond.
A Pennsylvania lawmaker is blasting JP Morgan Chase for accepting $25 Billion in TARP funds while planning to outsource thousands of U.S. tech jobs to India. And you thought AIG bonuses were a hot-button issue.
World body says it plans to terminate existing deals with troubled outsourcer.
Investigators eye documents as part of probe into "India's Enron."
The latest data shows that Microsoft's new browser lost market share over the weekend.
TomTom, a Dutch manufacturer of in-car navigation systems, has countersued Microsoft in a legal spat that could ultimately have implications for tech vendors' ability to freely use the open source Linux OS, or parts of it, without first paying a toll to Redmond.
Microsoft's new browser is causing big problems for some computer users.
CEO says there is "a good opportunity" for the two companies to complete a search deal.
Industry group claims a Big Blue takeover of Sun would result in fewer choices and higher prices in the IT market.
Official sources won't rule out reports of a pending $6.5 billion deal, while observers say acquisition would make sense.
HCL Technologies will provide a range of IT services to the publishing company under a seven-year agreement.
To secure votes, BJP leader LK Advani is pledging open source computers for 10 million students in his country.
IBM will manage the health care network's data centers under seven-year deal.
Rival outsourcer wants updated financial records before proceeding with offer.
Microsoft's changes include a fix designed to end mysterious task bar migrations.
Discovery is poised to bring final backbone piece and solar wings, along with a plush souvenir.
Software maker needs to demonstrate that Windows-Explorer tie does not harm competition.
James Bond-style briefcase would allow troops to collaborate with commanders from hostile locations.
U.S. property and casualty firm Selective Insurance Group is latest to eye possible contract termination.
Scandal-scarred outsourcer's CFO and managing director also taken into custody.
Maria Klawe is president of Harvey Mudd College and formerly headed the Association of Computing Machinery.
Troubled outsourcer is now officially on the block.
Official says Microsoft's inclusion of the feature in Windows 7 will promote software competition.
Legal action against the open source middleware also targets partners Dell, HP, and Genuitec.
The software maker is asking employees to test a new service that produces contextual search results.
The outsourcer will help the insurance giant modernize two of its global data centers.
Big Blue said a firmware update could cause disk drives in some models of business servers to become unresponsive.
Gadget maker SanDisk is warning investors that the trouble at scandal-plagued outsourcer Satyam has put its business operations at risk.
Microsoft seeks legal eagle to vet new operating system for regulatory flags.