Larry Dignan

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

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To the FBI IT incompetence beats misleading Congress

When FBI Director Robert Mueller testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee over the underreported of "national security letters" he had two choices: Tell senators that the FBI deliberately downplayed the number of letters or claim IT incompetence. IT incompetence won hands down.

March 27, 2007 by

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ETech 2007: Divining the future

I'm at O'Reilly's Emerging Technology conference this week, enjoying the geeky ambiance. The theme for this year's conference is the Arthur C.

March 27, 2007 by Phil Windley

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Windows Mobile may threaten RIM

Research in Motion said Tuesday that is adding Application Programming Interfaces to the BlackBerry Java Development Environment (JDE). As Russell Shaw notes in Blackberry Beat RIM's move is designed to stimulate more third party applications development.

March 27, 2007 by

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Cloud services adopting Microsoft's multi-headed platform model

In a recent post poking a little fun at the pure browser-based services, Microsoft general manager of platform strategy Charles Fitzgerald wrote:The reality is the desktop is moving into the cloud and the cloud is moving onto the desktop.  The winners will bring together the unique capabilities of both.

March 27, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Can Best Buy become your IT shop?

Best Buy bought Speakeasy on Tuesday for $97 million in another move to become the IT shop for small businesses. Speakeasy offers broadband voice, data and IT services and will sit inside the Best Buy For Business Unit.

March 27, 2007 by

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