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.

Zack Whittaker

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

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Sybase: The next big target for acquisition?

Sybase announced its financial results today, calling it the best quarter and year in the company's 23-year history. Total revenue topped $295 million for Q407 and the full year exceeded $1 billion, an increase of 17 percent over 2006.

January 24, 2008 by Dan Farber

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Chirp displays a social screen saver

If you studied your ancient Web history, you may remember PointCast, which pushed Web content (feeds prior to RSS) to a user's screen. In its prime during 1996, PointCast had more than 200 employees, 1.

January 23, 2008 by Dan Farber

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Netflix plans streaming video service for Mac

Netflix is planning to roll out a Web-based streaming video service some time in 2008.On Netflix's earnings conference call, which was quite positive given the company's results, CEO Reed Hastings outlined the upcoming service for the Mac and what has taken so long.

January 23, 2008 by

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News to know: Windows 7; eBay; Space race; Java

Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Windows 7 and Windows Live to get tighterEd Bott: Vista virtualization: The bigger pictureVia makes way for 64-bit chipsLarry Dignan: eBay CEO Whitman steps down; execs shuffled amid weak outlookBTL podcast: Stock shock, iPod saturation, open source tipping points and more...Virgin Galactic unveils SpaceShipTwo; Plans open architecture spaceship.

January 23, 2008 by

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Google Health ready for action?

Philipp Lenssen of Google Blogoscoped found some shreds Google's forthcoming Health offering. It's only a log-in page, but it outlines what to expect if you choose to make Google part of your digital healthcare program.

January 23, 2008 by Dan Farber

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Super Techie: Firefox CTO Brendan Eich

In a Super Techies interview (where I interview people who have made an impact on the tech industry), Mozilla CTO Brendan Eich tells me about his career as a programmer in Silicon Valley, including his early work at Netscape creating the JavaScript, battling Microsoft in the browser wars, and his current role at Mozilla overseeing new technology enhancements the Firefox browser.

January 23, 2008 by Dan Farber

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