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Articles by Paul McDougall
posted in August 2012
IBM's zEnterprise EC12 offers direct links to the company's Netezza analytics appliance, which can support scenarios like real-time fraud detection.
Nvidia this week confirmed that its acquisition deal with Microsoft remains in effect. Steve Ballmer and company should jump at the chance.
Also, Kinect for Windows toolkit helps developers build Kinect awareness into Windows apps beyond gaming, for example in healthcare and automotive industries
Creative CIOs are getting not only savings but also added flexibility and specialized skills from their IT outsourcers. Just don't expect magic.
PC maker says sales to consumers are likely to remain soft through the second half, despite launch of Microsoft's new operating system.
Microsoft gives everyday users the chance to try new features that aim to move the Xbox platform beyond gaming.
Judge tosses Jay Palmer's whistleblower suit against Indian outsourcer, but ruling does not address visa fraud allegations.
Meanwhile, a former employee has brought new charges.
Some Windows 7 PC buyers can now register to purchase Windows 8 Pro upgrade at a big price cut.
Apple squeaks past Microsoft's previous record with intraday market cap of more than $623 billion.
Developers and IT pros can now get their hands on an evaluation version of Microsoft's new operating system.
Microsoft says glitch with application store security certificates has been resolved.
Microsoft may use its tablet as a loss leader to get people to try Windows 8. That's likely bad news for the competition.
Final version of Microsoft's new operating system is now available to developers and IT pros; here's a look at some of the differences they'll find compared to the most recent trial edition.
Microsoft won't publish new apps in its Marketplace until glitch with security certificates is resolved.
Online storage service enhancements help it keep pace with rivals like DropBox, Apple's iCloud, and Google Drive.
Roster of hardware makers building systems around mobile-friendly version of Windows 8 includes the usual suspects--with some notable exceptions.
Bookseller cuts cost of flagship tablet/e-reader device to $199, to better compete with Amazon Kindle Fire.
Possible deal would see IBM add struggling smartphone vendor's network operations to outsourcing portfolio.
ThinkPad Tablet 2 has storage, security features to please enterprise IT. Also shows Lenovo, unlike some of its rivals, stands behind Microsoft Windows 8.
Users may laud Microsoft's privacy efforts in Internet Explorer 10, but publishers and advertisers could be less thrilled.
CEO says Microsoft needs to "think twice" about its decision to compete with hardware partners in the tablet market.
Deal marks Microsoft's biggest cloud collaboration play in China's online television market.
Trademark trouble may be behind Microsoft's last-minute decision to rename its next-gen user interface.
Analyst says Microsoft needs to work with PC industry partners to bring down price of Windows 8 tablets.
Redmond's new operating system hit the RTM stage on Wednesday and will soon be available to developers and IT departments. Everyone else must wait until October 26.
Cord cutters celebrate the on-demand TV and movie service's arrival on Apple's set-top box.