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 2012
Price, compatibility, and the interface formerly known as Metro are among users' biggest concerns about Microsoft's upcoming operating system, poll finds.
Microsoft says it can't find enough skilled IT workers to fill open positions, but critics say the company is merely trying to justify hiring foreigners.
Software maker could pay up to $7.4 billion for failing to give European Union consumers alternatives to Explorer Web browser.
Microsoft's new OS may be just too different for conservative IT departments, Gartner says. But here's why I'm not counting Windows 8 out--even in the near term.
Barnes & Noble debuts Nook HD, plans to port e-reading and display technology to Microsoft's new operating system.
Microsoft gives Windows Server 2012's predecessor a longer lease on life, while reminding enterprise users that XP's days are numbered.
Workers' advocates say Apple's shiny new gadget is being produced in unsafe conditions, sparking tensions between offshore assembly crews and guards.
Microsoft builds new security tools into latest version of Exchange that are designed to stop compliance breaches before they occur.
Apple and contractor Foxconn are mum on whether facility's closure will impact production of iPhone 5, which is sold out across the country.
Microsoft's search engine fared better in our readers' taste tests than in mine. But readers still didn't see the "nearly 2-to-1" advantage that Microsoft claims.
With Windows 8 launch less than two months away, developers from around the world can now submit their wares.
Intel and partners hope innovative features will help PCs stay competitive with tablets and smartphones.
Troubled PC maker raises layoff estimate as it struggles with services swoon and competition from mobile device makers.
Microsoft takes a page from Apple's playbook, announces 32 stores to showcase Windows 8 software and hardware.
Envy, SpectreOne, and refreshed Pavilion lines are designed to make the most of Microsoft's new operating system.
Released as the top-of-line Windows Phone just five months ago, the Lumia 900 now can be had for the price of a couple of movie tickets.
Microsoft claims Bing's results are preferred over Google's by 2 of every 3 searchers--but, for me at least, the numbers don't add up.
Nokia's shares hammered after analysts were underwhelmed by launch of Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 smartphones.
A move to Web-based processes made repairs easier and let the watchmaker build closer customer connections.
Dell, Fujitsu support Microsoft's revamped server OS with new offerings; chip rivals Intel and AMD also weigh in.
Microsoft imposes minimum usage requirements, new privacy rules in latest terms of service for users of Office.com, Bing, SkyDrive and other cloud-based products.
Big Blue sees applications for a miniature version of its AI technology in healthcare, finance, and IT.