Larry Dignan

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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.

Latest Posts

The battle to fund Facebook's warchest

The universe might be expanding but the tech universe is shrinking. Just as Oracle and SAP are dividing up what's left of value in enterprise software, Google and Microsoft are in competition to dominate the advertising and social networking spaces, with Yahoo trailing behind.

October 24, 2007 by Dan Farber


NetSuite SuiteBundler: Most important software of last ten years?

Along the road to an expected IPO this year, NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson announced SuiteBundler, a new set of capabilities for building and customizing applications with the company's software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform. The major innovation is that customizations and configurations created in one NetSuite account can be reused in another account without recoding or rewriting, Nelson said.

October 23, 2007 by Dan Farber


Amazon's third quarter fails to impress

Amazon reported strong third quarter earnings and upped its outlook for the fourth quarter, but it's unclear whether that's good enough to keep the e-tailer in that elite club that has been carrying the Nasdaq.On Tuesday, Amazon reported third quarter net income of $80 million, or 19 cents a share, up from $19 million, or 5 cents a share, a year ago.

October 23, 2007 by


Siebel (Oracle) CRM mashes up with WebEx (Cisco)

Oracle and Cisco are mashing up their on demand services, with Oracle's Siebel CRM On Demand offering running on Cisco's WebEx Connect application platform. The Oracle mashup appears to be a way for Cisco WebEx to demonstrate that it has some traction with its composite application platform, competing with the likes of salesforce.

October 23, 2007 by Dan Farber