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Paul McDougall is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Paul McDougall
posted in July 2012
Consumers eager to own Apple's next-generation mobile products may not have to wait much longer.
Debt-laden concrete supplier says hand-off of tech and back office systems to Big Blue will slash operating costs by $100 million per year.
Microsoft's new Sculpt and Wedge lines of peripherals will make it easier to navigate through Windows 8 touch menus, but the convenience comes at a price.
$356 million acquisition of biometrics specialist suggests Apple might be getting serious about the enterprise client market.
Google's video chat service had plenty of company on the disabled list on tough day for cloud computing.
Gadget site lists Microsoft's Windows 8 tablet at a price that might be too steep for most consumers.
Software and tech services companies dominate the 25 biggest corporate users of the labor-import program.
Cheapest Windows 8 apps will be 50% more expensive than least costly Apple apps, Microsoft reveals.
Strong performance across key product lines shouldn't be overshadowed by one-off accounting moves.
Big Blue also wins lawsuit against Indiana welfare agency, will collect $52 million from state.
Microsoft announces a definitive date for the arrival of tablets and PCs running its new, touch-friendly OS.
Microsoft's upcoming Office productivity suite is limited to systems running Windows 7, Windows 8, or latest versions of Windows Server.
Software maker admits it failed to comply with 2009 European agreement under which it pledged to make alternatives to Internet Explorer easily available in all versions of Windows.
Newest version of Microsoft's venerable productivity suite is all about touch and cloud, but if users don't see the point they may touch and go--to Google.
Microsoft's franchise app suite has been redesigned "from the get go" to
support touch and collaboration, says CEO Steve Ballmer.
Microsoft developers defect to cross-town rival, prompting speculation that Amazon is building its own smartphone.
Layoffs, coupled with $6.2 billion charge, may indicate that Redmond is backing away from digital ad business.
HP retains top spot in a market that's also struggling to keep up with new form factors like Apple's iPad.
South Korean electronics reportedly will ship ARM-based device in October, when Windows 8 hits stores.
Microsoft CEO Ballmer says Surface sales will only represent a small portion of the 375 million Windows tablets and PCs expected to be sold in the next 12 months.
Acquisition of CIA-backed Perceptive Pixel paves way for development of large touch screens, based on same technology CNN used in its Magic Wall.
Microsoft makes it official after months of speculation--computers running its new OS will be in stores in time for the holiday shopping season.
Microsoft is pulling out all the stops to get PC users onto its new OS; here's what you need to know.
Admission that its multi-billion aQuantive purchase has flopped prompts speculation Microsoft may exit digital ad market.
Aggressive promotion lets XP, Vista, and Windows 7 users make a low-cost jump to Windows 8 Professional.
World's biggest PC maker says it will stick with Intel architecture, which offers full compatibility with legacy apps like Microsoft Office.