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 May 2009
Software maker seeks to challenge Google's dominance with introduction of functional search tools.
Exclusive: Defense Department investigators subpoena records from Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo in connection with ongoing probe.
Spinning globes, schooling fish, and virtual erector sets add pizzazz to software maker's new OS.
Revamped music player features high-definition touch screen and built-in Wi-Fi.
Imitation Mac maker continues to take orders after Chapter 11 filing.
Users who run the trial version of Microsoft's new OS beyond its expiration date will suffer endless reboots.
A judge rules that the Mac cloner must provide Apple with detailed P&L documents.
Researchers at Gartner urge clients to skip Vista altogether if they haven't already deployed the OS.
Microsoft says its new OS is designed to take full advantage of multicore processors.
Proposed buyout of virtualization vendor is Larry Ellison's latest move in campaign to challenge IT's heavyweights.
Big Blue's System S can analyze and execute a stock trade in less time than it takes a hummingbird to flap its wings.
The software maker says its new OS won't suffer from the compatibility glitches that haunted Vista.
IBM executives mulling a move to the competition better think twice. I've learned that for the second time in recent months, Big Blue has filed suit against a senior employee who jumped ship. This puts a whole new spin on "retention strategy."
In jab at Apple, the software maker claims its subscription Zune Pass is the cheapest way to listen to MP3 files.
Officials at the software maker say release to manufacturing could be just three months away.
The software maker's first-ever public debt offering could mean acquisitions are on tap.
Redmond this week plans to send a batch of test files to Release Candidate users to validate auto-update systems.
Attendees of the Las Vegas conference, May 17-21, will learn how cloud computing and social networking can give a lift to return on investment.
Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor lets a user know whether a computer can run the company's new operating system.
President Obama has ordered a full review of NASA's manned space exploration programs.
Much has been made lately about news organizations' efforts to crack down on so-called aggregators who exist to repackage content that was generated on someone else's dime. The Daily Beast? Guilty. Newser? Guilty. Huffington Post? Guilty. The city of Seattle? Yup, Microsoft's hometown is guilty, guilty guilty!
The outsourcer seeks larger overseas presence and M&A-fueled growth.
The outsourcer will provide tech support and maintenance services for Iraq-bound helicopters.
Microsoft's new OS makes it simpler to move apps and settings from one system to another.
Transaction brings Tech Mahindra a step closer to completing buyout of scandal-scarred outsourcer.
The move furthers Big Blue's push into the information management market.
The defense contractor teams up with several partners to pursue the fleet's CANES project.
The software maker is facing reduced demand for Windows and new competition on several fronts.
A nearly final version of Microsoft's next operating system is available from the company's Web site starting today.
Vendors with significant overseas operations could be hit with a higher tax bill if deferrals are eliminated.
Software maker needs to demonstrate that Windows-Explorer tie doesn't harm competition.
A nearly final version of Microsoft's next OS will be available from the company's Web site beginning May 5.
Indian investigators say funds from American share receipts are missing.
System builders are expecting Microsoft to release its next OS in the fall.