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 March 2010
Software maker will tie its energy management platform to Ford's vehicles in effort to boost power efficiency.
Apple is reminding tech fans (as if they need it) that its tablet computer is available for purchase on April 3rd.
Large Hadron Collider tests are providing insight into foundation and origins of the Universe.
Vendors combine facilities management and IT systems to help customers reduce energy costs by as much as 35%.
The Large Hadron Collider in Geneva surpasses the previous mark three times over.
Users who purchase Cupertino's tablet-style device at an Apple store will enjoy configuration services at no charge.
Outraged users claim Sony is removing a feature they already bought and paid for.
Demand is such for Apple's new tablet-style device that orders placed this week won't arrive until more than a week after the official, April 3rd launch.
Bing upgrades have Redmond on the road to recovery in search market while the competition stagnates.
Prosecutors said the hacks into accounts held by customers of Barnes & Noble, OfficeMax, TJX, and other retailers resulted in more than $200 million in losses and damages.
Google says it's resolved a problem with Google Apps that halted delivery of e-mails and other information to Outlook users.
Telecom partners in the People's Republic abandon search giant amid censorship controversy.
Open source developer TurboHercules claims Big Blue unfairly dominates the mainframe market.
Search engine will feature prominent links to real-time information such as news, weather, and what's hot on social networks.
The telecom giant will support oil and gas industry developer Cameron's video, voice, and data systems.
The software maker will run advertisements on Hulu to promote media playback and archiving system aimed at the consumer market.
Researchers at the facility will build predictive analytics software to increase customers' ability to forecast trends, reduce waste, and spot fraud.
Billionaire Branson plans to establish the world's first commercial space travel line.
PC maker is keeping a tight-lipped silence over reports its tablet-style computer will debut in the fall.
Ken Cuccinelli bypasses the traditional press conference to announce plan to challenge reform bill on constitutional grounds.
Microsoft users no longer need hardware-assisted virtualization to run XP apps in Windows 7.
Microsoft confirms the first version of its new mobile device OS won't support Flash or cut-and-paste operations.
Computer users across Europe are downloading the browser in droves since Microsoft added choice screen to Windows.
Manufacturer of Google phones says Steve Jobs' patent complaints are groundless.
Big Blue adds new rack, tower, and blade systems to its portfolio of Xeon-based servers.
Microsoft has modified familiar packages like Visual Studio for use with its new mobile device platform.
Big Blue says IT shops can cut labor costs by 50% and reduce software defects by 30% by moving software development to the cloud.
Microsoft plans to compete head-to-head with Apple in the market for mobile application downloads.
Microsoft also reveals phone's support for cameras, microphones, graphics, and more at MIX10 conference.
Social networking service girds for international growth with addition of foreign offices.
Customers whose power cells malfunctions will receive a replacement iPad for just $99, according to support bulletin.
The IT outsourcer says it wants at least half the workers at its U.S. facilities to be American born.
Software vendor teams with state officials to offer access to e-learning courses and certification exams.
New search service sends New York cyclists into prohibited lanes and onto streets filled with careening trucks and crazed cabbies.
New data shows Microsoft making significant inroads against Google and Yahoo in the U.S. search engine market.
U.S. developers authorized to offer Internet communication apps to Iran, Sudan, and Cuba.
Revamped home page features a more prominent Bing search engine and direct integration with Facebook.
Ten-year veteran Simon Phipps leaves the company on the heels of Oracle merger.
Apple won't have the tablet computer market to itself for long as Hewlett-Packard and others plan Windows 7-based slates.
Big Blue's newest facility in the People's Republic will focus on solutions for utility companies and related industries.
Obama to defend plan to kill the shuttle as GOP Senator introduces bill that would save the program.
First commercial for Apple's new tablet-style computer debuts during the Academy Awards broadcast.
Pure and Turtle appear to run Windows CE while emphasizing social networking and other Web 2.0 functions.
Steve Jobs wants to block importation of HTC's HD2, the first Windows phone to offer an iPhone-style touch screen.
Steve Ballmer says his company's popular productivity suite is evolving to take advantage of Web-based computing.
A lawsuit seeks to bar importation of iPhone competitors into the United States.
Big Blue's buyout of NISC deepens its presence in sensitive areas like homeland security, defense, and intelligence.
Microsoft CFO says demand for the software will increase further as enterprises upgrade their PCs.
In lawsuits, iPhone maker claims 11 HTC devices, including the Nexus One, violate its patents.
Steve Jobs says he won't stand idle while competitors "steal" his company's technology.
Big Blue's Intel-based server technology breaks the chip-memory connection to unleash extreme virtualization.
Redmond introduces an option screen that gives EU Windows users a choice between Internet Explorer and rival Web browsers.
The search giant sees Redmond's hand behind a series of antitrust actions in the U.S. and Europe.