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 2011
Amazon's new touch tablet makes an early splash, while Best Buy cuts RIM PlayBook price.
One early sign points to a strong holiday season for Amazon's $199 Kindle Fire tablet.
$199 tablet offers seamless connection to e-merchant's massive catalog of online books, videos, songs, and movies.
Mobile operating system update will be delivered to the phones of current users any time within the next four weeks.
Microsoft didn't forget enterprise IT departments when it developed the new version of its mobile operating system, Windows Phone 7.5.
Indian engineering giant Escorts Group opts for Power systems over PA-RISC, Exadata, as part of a technology refresh.
Big Blue has a pool of enterprise-savvy CEOs-in-training. Any one of them would have been a been a more logical choice than Meg Whitman.
Gartner warns that Microsoft may be too late to the party when it comes to competing with Apple's iPad and Android-based tablets.
Former eBay chief tasked with ending the turmoil at legendary Silicon Valley computer giant.
Windows Phone 7.5 adds long-awaited features like multitasking and native 4G support to Microsoft's mobile platform.
Collaboration and videoconferencing suite coming to Windows Phone 7, Google Android, and Apple iOS devices.
Microsoft says its new operating system will dispense with DOS-style BIOS screens in favor of faster, prettier startups.
Gadget maker Casio is the latest company to agree to pay Redmond for the right to use open source software.
European Commission says Big Blue also on track to resolve concerns in a separate case related to mainframe licensing.
Microsoft will include a beefed up version of Windows Defender in its next OS. That could be bad news for Symantec and McAfee.
Demise of corporate America’s staple operating system could leave some enterprises scrambling for a replacement as deadline approaches.
Microsoft this week gave developers the first in-depth look at Windows 8--the operating system that could finally make it a player in the tablet market. Take a look at key elements.
Apps written for x86 Windows PCs won't be able to run on ARM-based Win 8 tablets, according to a Microsoft exec who says his earlier statements about cross-platform compatibility were misinterpreted.
Unlike Apple's offerings, software built for one Windows 8 platform will run seamlessly on the other, Microsoft says.
Touch-based capabilities inspired by Windows Phone are meant to give Redmond a boost in the slate market.
HTC and Samsung handsets feature built-in 4G support and front- and rear-facing cameras.
BUILD conference will give developers their first in-depth look at what may be Redmond's last chance to play in the tablet market.
It adds services to help customers print documents anywhere in the world and to print more easily from mobile devices. One in a series of profiles of InformationWeek 500 innovators.
The work is part of a company wide effort to use sensors, wireless, and GPS to track and trace equipment. One in a series of profiles of InformationWeek 500 innovators.
Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" update should be "broadly available" in October, Microsoft exec says.
Larry Ellison's company has option to take lesser award of $272 million--or proceed to a new trial.
Second deal in as many days shows Big Blue is betting big on business analytics.