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, 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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Fly eating robot

Fly eating robot

British scientists are developing a robot that will generate its own power by eating flies.The idea is to produce electricity by catching flies and digesting them in special fuel cells that will break down sugar in the insects' skeletons and release electrons that will drive an electric current.

September 8, 2004 by in Innovation

Danger CEO talks big

Danger CEO talks big

Engadget features an interview with Danger CEO Hank Nothhaft. Despite the fact that I don't love the new BlackBerry, RIM is clearly the leader in this category and will continue to be successful with their hardware for the short term as the OEM strategy evolves and competition with Good Technology forces both companies to make better products.

September 8, 2004 by in Social Enterprise

Intel Developer Forum roundup

Intel Developer Forum roundup

At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco yesterday, Intel President Paul Otellini provided further details of the chip giant's plans to bring multicore processors to servers and desktop PCs, starting with a dual-core server chip in the second half of next year. With rival AMD planning to release dual-core versions of its Opteron server processor by the middle of next year, software companies are struggling with the licensing ramifications of multicore processors.

September 7, 2004 by in Processors

"NX" by any other name is, well,  NX

"NX" by any other name is, well, NX

In my last blog entry regarding Red Hat's introduction of both software- and hardware-enforced no-execute (NX) technology into Red Hat Enterprise Linux (same as SP2, by way of update), I neglected to use Red Hat's official terminology for the feature.

September 7, 2004 by in Tech Industry

XML: Too much of a good thing?

XML: Too much of a good thing?

From cave maps to meat cuts, it's hard to find an industry or interest that isn't taking advantage of the fast-growing standard for Web services and data exchange. In the six years since the main XML specification was first published, it's spawned hundreds of schemas, benefiting everyone from butchers to bulldozer operators wishing to easily exchange information electronically.

September 6, 2004 by in Enterprise Software

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