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Paul McDougall is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Paul McDougall
posted in July 2011
Search giant is tight-lipped about the purpose of the transaction, but the filings cover everything from chips to databases.
Software maker wants Congress to raise cap on green cards so it can import more hi-tech help.
Google's smartphone software pulls away from Apple iPhone platform in mobile OS market share race.
Microsoft this week shipped its Windows Phone "Mango" update to phone makers--adding key features to the smartphone OS that Microsoft is pitting against Apple iPhone and Google Android. Check out this visual tour of seven significant new functions.
Microsoft promises 500 new features in first major update to its new mobile operating system.
Redmond looks to consultants to drive adoption of its Windows Cloud platform in vertical industries.
Investors believe changes will help stanch smartphone maker's losses for now, but longer-term challenges remain.
In controversial deal extended to the tune of $100 million, Microsoft resells SUSE Linux services and pledges not to sue on patents.
Research In Motion also shakes up executive ranks as it looks to keep Apple and Google within its sites.
Multinational insurer will hand off server, security, disaster recovery, and other critical IT operations to Big Blue.
The on-demand provider of streaming movies and TV shows could provide valuable content for Cupertino's mobile and desktop platforms.
Quarterly revenue from flagship OS sags as computer users embrace Apple iPads.
Xbox and search advertising up sharply, but Windows sales off amid tablet competition.
Apple and Microsoft race to '"tablify" their desktop operating systems. Guess who's winning?
Cupertino's current chief executive dismisses a report that its board is mulling a succession plan as "hogwash."
"Project Daytona" tools let researchers use Windows Azure cloud platform to crunch data, and some tech from archrival Google plays a part.
12345 won't cut it anymore, either. Microsoft Hotmail users must get more creative--and secure.
Cloud computing, business intelligence, and efficient infrastructure technologies run hot for Big Blue as enterprises look to weather economic uncertainty.
Big Blue raises guidance on strength of solid growth across full range of enterprise IT offerings; BI and cloud technologies star.
Leaked "Tulalip" project may be a response to Google+, but for now Redmond is playing it coy.
In the latest indication it may be a flop, RIM's widely hyped tablet did little to spur demand for programming work around the BlackBerry OS platform.
The social and software behemoths can find plenty of other ways to take aim at Google and Apple.
With Windows Embedded POSReady 7, can Microsoft fend off Apple's creeping presence in point-of-sale gadgets used by retailers and hospitality merchants?
Exclusive: Redmond gives University of Nebraska six-figure incentive package to ditch IBM system and reject Google Apps.
Fighting back against Google in what could be a key search market, Microsoft forges agreement to expose Bing to China's 470 million Internet users.