Larry Dignan

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

Rachel King

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

Latest Posts

The value of the term Web 2.0 nearing zero

The Web 2.0 meme has reared its head again, this time spurred by Peter Rip's post in which he described the second generation Web as a wave that is "now rather long in the tooth, as cycles go.

March 21, 2007 by Dan Farber

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People law trumps the power law

While a lot of talk centers on the power law when people pitch Web 2.0 apps, Britt Blaser argues that the real power is with people and it always will be.

March 20, 2007 by Phil Windley

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Surprise! Virtualization hurts server sales after all

Virtualization vendors would like you to believe that software that allows you to run more applications on one server actually helps server sales. The argument, which I heard from a few analysts and VMware after I questioned that logic here and here, goes like this: Virtualization means you'll upgrade servers.

March 20, 2007 by

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CognitionSearch seeks more precise results

Cognition Technologies entered the search engine arena with CognitionSearch, which applies linguistic analysis of queries and documents to render more precise results than the popular search engines for English language queries. Currently, CognitionSearch is technology demonstration, focused on three discrete content categories--medicine, politics and legal.

March 20, 2007 by Dan Farber

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