Larry Dignan

Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.

Rachel King

Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.

Zack Whittaker

Zack Whittaker writes for ZDNet, CNET, and CBS News. He is based in New York City.

Latest Posts

EIC Podcast: Apple-Psystar; Cisco vs. Microsoft; DNC; Dell

On this week's EIC squared podcast Dan and I talk about that ongoing Apple-Psystar legal showdown, Cisco and Microsoft's collision course, the Democratic National Convention and Dell's plans for the cloud.On Wednesday Psystar--that little Mac clone maker in Florida--sued Apple for antitrust violations.

August 27, 2008 by


Virtualization software revives dumb terminals, cuts IT costs

With computers growing smarter by the day, why would anyone want to step back more than a decade and fill office cubicles with dumb terminals? The answer is simple - to keep cubicle computers in service longer, uncluttered and free of malware, viruses and hacking programs.

August 27, 2008 by Sam Diaz


Who’s Dumber: Bad Guys … Or Good Guys?

In the old cowboy movies, the black hats were villains that created mayhem, until the white hats came along and ended their reigns of fear. Now, we have the spectacle of good guys seemingly educating the bad guys on how to exploit flaws or processes of the Internet, that could compromise traffic and users.

August 27, 2008 by Tom Steinert-Threlkeld


Mozilla shows off Ubiquity: Mashups for the rest of us

Mozilla Labs introduced Ubiquity, an experiment that would allow users to create mashups at will without any advance knowledge.The game plan for Ubiquity, still in its early stages, is to allow users to control the browser by searching on something in real English and then connecting the dots with existing APIs (Techmeme).

August 26, 2008 by