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 September 2010
Last minute House deal provides money for research that one day could allow humans to land on the Red Planet.
First-person shooter pulls ahead of Modern Warfare 2 to grab top spot.
Breakthrough suggests the Milky Way may be "teeming" with potentially habitable bodies.
Tech prognosticator believes researchers need to get less granular and focus on projects that will inspire them to create the next big thing.
The competing Web technologies have sparked an Internet cold war, but a detente could be on the horizon as capabilities merge.
Move raises questions about Redmond's ability to provide homegrown solutions for the Web 2.0 market.
Speculation over when devices based on Microsoft's new mobile operating system will hit the market is heating up.
Analyst downplays chance of acquisition bids from IBM, HP, or Juniper, calls Oracle a "wild card."
Software maker says corporations should stick with Internet Explorer 8 until the kinks are worked out of the newer version.
Report indicates networking gear vendor may follow Netezza on Big Blue's acquisition list.
Software maker says it wants fans to have "ongoing relationship" with the blockbuster action game.
"Hidden requirement" means gamers equipped with a lesser version of Xbox 360 may be disappointed, but Microsoft says it's working on a fix.
Tech giants also pledge to continue joint initiatives around infrastructure products and services.
$10 per month gives users full access to online music service's catalog of more than 10 million songs.
Microsoft says it's received a small number of complaints from users playing on certain versions of the Xbox 360 console.
iOS 4.2 brings new AirPrint technology to Steve Jobs' full lineup of portable devices.
Microsoft's share of the browser market could fall below 50% if newest version fails to reverse current slide.
Gamers can save a couple of bucks if they purchase the hottest title on the market at a certain online retailer.
Sales momentum continues for what may become one of the bestselling video games of all time.
Move is part of Big Blue's $11 billion investment in business analytics market.
Former Systems & Technology senior VP Bob Moffat gets six-month term after pleading guilty to conspiracy and fraud charges.
Gamers lined up for blocks to be among the first to buy a copy of the latest installment in the hit video game franchise.
Published report says Apple may forego its traditional yearly upgrade cycle and release a new version of the tablet in time for the holidays.
Company veteran Anssi Vanjoki may have felt spurned by decision to give CEO job to outsider from Microsoft.
Elaborate launch parties planned in New York City, Seattle, and London as lineups begin for midnight sales events.
Nokia's new CEO adds to a growing list of high-level defections from Redmond.
Prequel to bestselling Xbox 360 action game scheduled to hit U.S. stores on Sept. 14.
A member of the notorious iPhone Dev Team says users are now free to run unauthorized apps on the iPhone 4.
iPhone 4 users indicate the update resolves the proximity issue, though some say the problem persists even after upgrading.
With hot new features like Facetime and Retina Display, Apple's latest MP3 is sold out in some spots.
NASA says the space rocks, detected only Sunday, came within a moon's distance of striking the planet's surface.
Hurd lawsuit could kill longstanding technology partnership between the two companies.
$99 console will offer television downloads as well as streaming content from Netflix, YouTube, and Internet radio.
CEO Steve Jobs says new MP3 player lineup is the strongest in his company's history.
MP3 music players get an iPhone-style technology boost, and Steve Jobs discloses major content partnerships for Apple TV.
Family Pack discounts to reappear in October as Win7 adoption curve starts to flatline.
"Partners" set to battle it out in court for control of key printing technologies.