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 2012
Several major tech industry players have approached the $20 billion hedge fund that is trying to force a buyout of BMC Software.
Nokia's Windows Phone lineup now covers all the bases, from the low-end Lumia 610 to the high-end Lumia 900.
Windows 8 will display new menu of troubleshooting choices to
give users of fast-booting PCs and tablets plenty of time to enter
alternate startup modes such as Safe Mode.
Microsoft Windows Phone users must now be running the 7.5 update to shop at Redmond's online store.
Tech-industry backed group says U.S. is losing the global battle for tech talent to countries that welcome skilled workers with open arms. But not everyone is convinced of a talent shortage.
Microsoft Windows 8 enhances support for multi-taskers, including display options that tap into Metro interface features.
Windows 8 tablets and PCs to arrive for holiday season; Microsoft will ditch the Aero glass look in favor of Metro interface and a minimalist design.
Deal gives Yahoo a cash injection while positioning Chinese Internet company for possible IPO.
Sen. John Cornyn proposes replacing visa lottery with program that allocates more permanent resident visas to foreign STEM students at U.S. universities.
Worldwide mobile phone sales down 2%, but market leaders Samsung, Apple and Google continue to gain share.
250,000 students and faculty at Los Angeles community colleges will move to Microsoft [email protected] online communication and collaboration services after school system rejects Google Apps.
Microsoft's Windows 8 Family Safety tool generates reports that keep parents informed about their children's online activities.
Rivals say new Microsoft operating system favors Internet Explorer over third-party browsers such as Firefox.
U.S. Congressman Tim Bishop wants to bar the development agency from using public funds to help train offshore workers. Here's why lawmakers from both sides of the aisle should support the initiative.
Proposal by U.S. Congressman Tim Bishop would bar agency from funding programs that train overseas students in the Philippines and other countries to work for outsourcing companies offshore.
IT departments need to reset their attitudes about the variety of personal mobile devices showing up in the workplace, panel tells Interop 2012 audience.
Google Apps group product manager Jonathan Rochelle goes one-on-one with InformationWeek's Paul McDougall at Interop 2012.
Microsoft continues to roll out tidbits of information about Windows 8, which might arrive as soon as the fall. Here's a look at some of the newest details.
Nokia's flagship Windows Phone 7.5 smartphone sees heavy discounting as dealers look to jump start sales.
With the arrival of Windows 8, Microsoft will simplify its cloud services nomenclature.
Finnish phone maker claims HTC Android devices violate Nokia mobile hardware and software patents, but gives HTC's Windows Phone lineup a pass.
German court sides with Motorola in patent dispute with Microsoft, but judge tells Motorola not to ask for ban until related case in U.S. is resolved.
Exclusive: Thousands of Big Blue employees may be eligible for new program under which they can work reduced hours for less pay, and become immune from layoffs, if they agree to retire by late 2013.
Bookseller could have continued expensive court battle with Microsoft over Android-based Nook, or cut Redmond a sweetheart deal. It chose the latter.