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Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic. He was most recently Executive Editor of News and Blogs at ZDNet. Prior to that he was executive news editor at eWeek and news editor at Baseline. He also served as the East Coast news editor and finance editor at CNET News.com. Larry has covered the technology and financial services industry since 1995, publishing articles in WallStreetWeek.com, Inter@ctive Week, The New York Times, and Financial Planning magazine. He's a graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism and the University of Delaware.

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Zack Whittaker is the security editor for ZDNet, covering cyber and national security. He is based in New York newsroom, and is also found on sister-sites CNET and CBS News. You can reach him with his PGP key: EB6CEEA5.

Stephanie Condon

Stephanie Condon is a staff writer for CBS Interactive based in Portland, Oregon, covering business technology for ZDNet. She previously covered politics for CBSNews.com, as well as the intersection of technology and politics for CNET. Stephanie graduated with a B.A. in communication from Stanford University.

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Rich Client Platform is Eclipse's JavaOne headline act

Rich Client Platform is Eclipse's JavaOne headline act

Later today, the Eclipse Foundation -- the organization responsible for the oversight of the Eclipse integrated development environment (an IDE for deploying Java applications) is expected to make a series of announcements according to the organization's vice president of marketing Ian Skerrett.

June 26, 2005 by in Developer

SOA tool bundle is Sybase's first major Eclipse foray

SOA tool bundle is Sybase's first major Eclipse foray

Looking to catch a ride on the Eclipse train -- a train that appears to be taking off and going right past its rival NetBeans  -- Sybase is, at JavaOne, introducing an integrated bundle of tools called WorkSpace that will plug into the Eclipse integrated development environment (IDE).

June 26, 2005 by in Developer

Oracle to set SOA techs free at JavaOne

Oracle to set SOA techs free at JavaOne

For several years now, Oracle, with its own Java-based J2EE application server and integrated development environment  (JDeveloper), has been trying to play in the same league as Java application server heavyweights IBM and BEA.

June 24, 2005 by in Oracle

Are you ready for Inescapable Data?

Are you ready for Inescapable Data?

Chris Stakutis, IBM's CTO for emerging storage software, says all businesses are confronting three major tech trends: the phenomenal growth of data; the proliferation of wireless connectivity; and the rise of XML, or self-describing data. He's coined a term for the result.

June 24, 2005 by in Big Data Analytics

Mobile management: the devil is in iAnyWhere's details

Mobile management: the devil is in iAnyWhere's details

If there's a market for the last mile of software -- software that moves actionable data (be it customer information or device management/reconfiguration instructions) closer to the front lines of business where the actual transactions and customer interactions are taking place (whether we're talking about a mobile workforce, a distributed retail operation, or branch offices),  then Sybase subsidiary iAnywhere, along with its year-old acquisition of XcelleNet, is in the thick of that market.

June 24, 2005 by in Mobility

Fishy e-mail reeks of phishing, or something worse

Fishy e-mail reeks of phishing, or something worse

Bob Frankston has encapsulated a very suspicious e-mail  that he received (or thinks he received) from Bank of America in a longer expression to Dave Farber's List of his worries and concerns that his private communications with the financial institution were seriously breached.  Being the technical guy that he is, Frankston tried to diagnose the problem via dissection of e-mail and IP diagnostic data, but only got far enough to know something is very wrong.

June 22, 2005 by in Networking

The key to lowering transaction costs

The key to lowering transaction costs

During a panel discussion about distributed business at SuperNova 2005, Philip Evans of the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and author of "Blown to Bits: How the New Economics of Information Transforms Strategy," offered up some basic principles for business success, which he defined primarily as lowering transaction costs.

June 22, 2005 by in Networking

HP ships oddly positioned AMD64 notebook in the name of "choice"

HP ships oddly positioned AMD64 notebook in the name of "choice"

If there ever was a case study for the uphill battle that AMD must face to get its chips into the marketplace (64-bit or not), today's announcement of the $999 Turion 64-based nx6125 notebook computer by HP is probably it.  The Turion is AMD's most power-aware and conservative mobile chip to date that includes the AMD64 technology -- a 32-bit/64-bit hybrid architecture that supports traditional 32-bit applications as well as ones written to take advantage of AMD's 64-bit extensions.

June 22, 2005 by in Hardware

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