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.

Zack Whittaker

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

Latest Posts

Amazon's e-book coming Monday?

Amazon reps have been making the rounds calling the press about an event Monday in New York City. The press conference, which will feature CEO Jeff Bezos, is allegedly a big announcement held at the Union Square W.

November 15, 2007 by


Forrester survey: Dell, HP and Lenovo rule the PC market

In a recent and detailed Forrester report ($775) 565 PC decision makers at North American and European corporations were polled about their PC and laptop purchasing habits. Dell has a commanding lead as the preferred supplier to enterprises, with HP and Lenovo rounding out the top tier (coincidentally, the report was sent to me by Michael@Dell.

November 15, 2007 by Dan Farber


On sheep

Digital Angel Corp recently received a patent for a miniature Radio Frequency ID (RFID)-based device that reports an animal's body temperature. What I want to know is, why stop with temperature...and why stop with animals?

November 14, 2007 by Ed Gottsman

1 Comment

Next up for Salesforce: A Windows-like browser-based desktop user interface?

We've already seen Web-based desktops from the likes of Laszlo with its Webtop (see video) and from Sapotek with its Desktoptwo (see video) -- both of which pursue different models (the former, you must host behind your firewall; the latter is hosted multitenant style by Sapotek) and both of which encourage third-party developers to join the ecosystem with their own applications for the two platforms.

November 14, 2007 by David Berlind