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 June 2010
Automation and security tools built into Microsoft's newest operating system mean fewer headaches for IT staffs and less downtime for users, IDC says.
Google, Microsoft and HP also investing as West Bank and Gaza eye tech-driven growth.
AT&T's exclusive right to market the smartphone will reportedly expire at year's end and Apple is said to be open to new partners.
Lawyers are rounding up unhappy consumers and could drag Apple into court over smartphone's glitchy reception.
Apple's new smartphone now officially available to AT&T walk-in customers, but supplies are tight.
Justices provide little regulatory relief for tech chiefs at publicly traded companies.
Italian bloggers claim to have gotten hold of documents that reveal plans for Microsoft's next OS.
Bloggers report that iOS 4.0.1 is in the works and could be available as early as this week.
Wynn Las Vegas says Big Blue is guilty of overcharging by $9.7 million for rights to use its Maximo product.
YouTube video shows that solution to signal deterioration may be as close as the kitchen drawer.
Company says its new phone's performance can suffer if held incorrectly.
Customer reports indicate signal is muffled when users wrap their hands around the device.
Business continuity chief Joanne Olsen to lead Oracle's cloud services group; IBM files lawsuit to block the move.
Redmond's newest operating system is the fastest selling in its history and is helping to bolster the company's top line.
Apple's new smartphone officially went on sale Thusday, but consumers may have a tough time getting one.
User reports indicate that Apple's operating system update is blocking connections to AT&T's data networks—at least for some.
Prices for Apple's hot new smartphone approaching $1,000 on online auction site.
Hands-free control system set to debut in November, but some gamers may want to start saving up now.
Many users are reporting glitches after installing Apple's newest iPhone operating system, though others say the process couldn't be smoother.
Firmware upgrade for Apple's smartphone offers more than 100 performance and security updates.
Company sends e-mails indicating first batch of hot new smartphones will hit U.S. shores on Thursday.
Forrester analyst says cloud-based productivity software unlikely to displace Microsoft's client-side offering any time soon.
Apple's fulfillment date for pre-orders slips further as AT&T suspends sales for second straight day.
Apple's online store also notifying customers that orders won't be fulfilled as soon as originally planned.
Star Wars, Disney, and Lady Gaga will lend their brands to Microsoft's new hands-free gaming system.
Redmond's latest entry in the desktop productivity wars includes free, online versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Microsoft's new Kinect system allows players to interact with games simply through sounds and physical gestures.
The June 14 - 17 conference in Boston will examine how social computing is merging with traditional enterprise IT applications and systems—and what it all means for business.
More than 100,000 users of Apple's new tablet-style computer may have had their personal information compromised.
New Apple smartphone's FaceTime tool could send it flying off the shelves, analyst says.
Continued AT&T exclusivity and lack of 4G support raise questions about whether Steve Jobs' newest smartphone can keep up with the competition.
Facility will help Big Blue broaden its presence in South America and leverage local IT talent.
First major update to Microsoft's new operating system won't offer much for users who've installed previous hotfixes.
To ease the strain population growth places infrastructures and governments, IBM is combining business analytics with cloud computing and smart grid technologies to help urban systems operate more efficiently.
Steve Jobs launches the newest version of the company's touch-screen smartphone and other goodies at WWDC.
Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off Monday amid heavy speculation about a new version of the company's popular smartphone.
The big difference between Apple's new tablet and general purpose computers is that the iPad can't do as much, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says.
Windows Phone 7 and organizational changes will help Redmond recapture leadership in the mobile OS market, Ballmer pledges.
Foxconn plant plagued by worker deaths features restaurant and a swimming pool, Jobs points out.
"Astronauts" will live inside a simulated environment for next 18 months as researchers study challenges of extended space flight.
Tablets like Apple's iPad will surpass desktops as the dominant form factor for everyday computing, Jobs says.
Best Buy and Apple's own online store are having trouble meeting demand for the tablet-style computer.
Apple CEO says Adobe's multimedia technology is outdated and not fit for the iPad.
AAPL rises as company says total sales of its tablet-style computer have surpassed the two million mark.
Eee Pad tablet features Microsoft's Windows 7 OS and an Intel Core 2 Duo chip.
Computing giant will increase automation and consolidate data centers as it eyes next-gen IT services.
Apple says total sales of its hot new tablet-style computer now stand at more than two million.