Larry Dignan

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

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

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

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How resilient are the Internet pipes?

The majority of Internet and international telephone traffic travels goes under the sea. When two submarine cables in the Mediterranean Sea were cut (most likely by ship anchors) on Wednesday, Internet connectivity in the Middle East and in parts of Asia cratered.

January 30, 2008 by Dan Farber

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The state of IT risk management

Symantec issued its second annual report on IT risk management. Key findings from "IT Risk Management Report" that surveyed 405 IT professionals include:IT professionals are adopting a more balanced, less security-centric view of IT risk—more of them now see availability risk as critical or serious than any other element.

January 30, 2008 by Dan Farber

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Amazon.com: Will you recognize it in 10 years?

Amazon's fourth quarter results had a little bit of everything for its various observers: Sales were impressive and the outlook wasn't bad, but worries about profit margins are worrisome. But amid all the talk about consumer demand, growth abroad and adding third party sellers to Amazon's platform the "other" line on the company's breakdown of revenue is far more interesting.

January 30, 2008 by

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