Larry Dignan

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.

Zack Whittaker

Zack Whittaker is the security editor for ZDNet. You can securely reach him on Signal and WhatsApp at 646-755-8849, and his PGP fingerprint for email is: 4D0E 92F2 E36A EC51 DAAE 5D97 CB8C 15FA EB6C EEA5.

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.

Latest Posts

Can't buy me Lisp (not to mention love)

Can't buy me Lisp (not to mention love)

With the recent talk about Lisp, I got to thinking maybe I ought to look into how Lisp might work for some of the projects I'm involved in at BYU.  I use Scheme a lot, but I thought Lisp might have more library support for some things I care about.

February 9, 2006 by in Developer

Yahoo home page shuffle

Yahoo home page shuffle

In the ongoing quest to optimize, tweak and refresh pages, Yahoo is testing a new home page look (image captured on Yahoo's Flickr site). Having worked on many home page redesigns, the big questions boil down to little items and block moves.

February 9, 2006 by in Tech Industry

Edgeio stakes out the 'listing' tag

Edgeio stakes out the 'listing' tag

Rob Hof of BusinessWeek has the details on Edgeio,  the formerly supersecret startup led by Keith Teare and Mike "TechCrunch" Arrington. The startup apparently plans to make the tag "listing" its backbone and RSS a core listing content delivery mechanism for moving  into classifieds, which is currently pervaded by the likes of eBay and Craigslist.

February 9, 2006 by in Tech Industry

Videos from Demo 2006: Blurb, Riya, StreetDeck, Pleo

Videos from Demo 2006: Blurb, Riya, StreetDeck, Pleo

Cameraman Vincent Tremblay and CNET's Rafe Needleman got video on some of the hottest products at Demo: From blog to book Eileen Gittins, CEO of Blurb, gives CNET's Rafe Needleman a first look at her blog-to-book application. With several templates to choose from, including travel and poetry, this soon to be released application has support for both Mac and PC.

February 8, 2006 by in CXO

Security gurus report on the state of cybersecurity at Demo 2006

Security gurus report on the state of cybersecurity at Demo 2006

Demo 2006: At the close of Demo, John Patrick led a discussion on the state of security with Partha Dasgupta, an associate professor at Arizona State University specializing in cryptography; Hillarie Orman,  chief technology officer & VP of engineering, Shinkuro, Inc., and Charles Palmer of IBM Research.

February 8, 2006 by in Security

Will the real C++ please stand up?

Will the real C++ please stand up?

Apparently, devotees of  the C++ programming language are putting their feet down when it comes to the naming conventions for a project that's been underway at Ecma. Yes, the same Ecma consortium that will eventually be putting its imprimatur on Microsoft's XML-based file formats as a competing standard to the OpenDocument Format (the best thing about standards is that there's so many!

February 8, 2006 by in Developer

RSS tools at Demo 2006

RSS tools at Demo 2006

Demo 2006: NewsGator introduced a hosted solution that allows publishers to integrate an RSS reader into their Web sites. It's part of an effort to bring RSS to the masses, similar to efforts by Yahoo and others to make feeds out of everything consummable.

February 8, 2006 by in Enterprise Software

Extending the Web to the street

Extending the Web to the street

Locamoda showed the latest version of its technology that allows any mobile phone to be used to interact with applications 'on the street." The phone works as a remote control to communicate with large screens in storefronts, cafes, city streets and other locations.

February 8, 2006 by in Mobility

Massive data crunching on a laptop

Massive data crunching on a laptop

Demo 2006: Panoratio Database Images CEO Brett Kirkpatrick demoed a unique technology that allows huge databases to run in-memory on standard PCs will full fidelity--no data loss. He showed a 300 megabyte database of every plan and game in the NFL for a century that is transformed into 10 megabytes.

February 8, 2006 by in Data Management

David explains why DRM is CRAP

David explains why DRM is CRAP

Video: David goes to the whiteboard to explain why digital rights management (DRM) is a load of CRAP-- Content, Restriction, Annulment, and Protection. Why does he think this technology is crap?

February 7, 2006 by in Mobility

Newsletters

You have been successfully signed up. To sign up for more newsletters or to manage your account, visit the Newsletter Subscription Center.
See All
See All

Top Stories