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 August 2011
Microsoft slowly but steadily builds a trove of mobile applications to help it compete in the smartphone arena. But it has a long way to go.
Redmond will pay $150 per user to customers who ditch rival platforms from Salesforce, Oracle, or SAP.
Microsoft opens its App Hub to applications that can take advantage of multitasking, rights management, 4G wireless support, and other features built into Mango update.
Efficiently corralling and copying files has never been one of Windows' strong suits, but the next version could offer big improvements.
CloudSwitch buy gives telecom giant's Terremark unit software designed to ease the pain of cloud transitions and moves.
Immigration lawyer says economic turnaround could leave high-tech employers again scrambling for foreign help.
Microsoft reported to be prepping a slimmed down version of its mobile OS for basic phones.
Half-billion dollar tech upgrade in state-of-the-art data centers helps exchange weather physical and virtual shocks.
Microsoft says it’s now up to handset makers to get the update into public’s hands.
Startup’s mobile conferencing app could strengthen Windows Phone 7 platform once Microsoft completes Skype buyout.
Hewlett-Packard could have some competition as it looks to acquire the British enterprise search specialist.
Microsoft's next PC operating system will offer features users might ordinarily expect to find on a tablet or smartphone.
Former employee claims Infosys routinely imported workers on short-term papers.
WiredUK, Ad Age, Shanghai Daily and more will join Microsoft's mobile platform, which needs more content to thrive.
Upcoming BUILD conference and new blog will give developers and users first insights into what Redmond calls a "reimagined" operating system.
Microsoft's partner believes device makers like HTC and Samsung may ditch Android over favoritism concerns.
Search giant wants mobile hardware and software under one roof as it looks to beat Apple at its own game.
Microsoft's "decision engine" more likely to lead users to a Web page than searches through rival Google, study finds.
New service aims to ease enterprise headaches that can arise from work with multiple outsourcers. But HP isn't the only company planting a flag here.
Counting on Microsoft partnership to pay off, Finnish phone maker cuts Symbian products from U.S. smartphone lineup.
Microsoft’s smartphone platform may be irrelevant before Mango update and Nokia devices arrive.
Search giant turned down chance to acquire patents it says are now being used against Android, says Microsoft top lawyer.
Tech worker groups say Redmond is exaggerating its difficulties finding IT talent as an excuse to import cheap H-1B help.
DOJ, EC continue to eye Big Blue for possible violations of competition laws.
Redmond's search business posts seven-figure losses, but company officials insist the effort to catch Google will pay off.