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.

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Oracle amends SAP complaint

Oracle said Friday that it has amended its complaint against SAP to add in copyright infringement and breach of contract claims. As a refresher, Oracle filed suit against SAP and its TomorrowNow unit in March.

June 1, 2007 by


Video: The origins of YouTube

At the D conference, YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen showed a spoof video of how they came up with the idea for their video sharing service.

May 31, 2007 by Dan Farber


Split Novell?

In an earlier post about Novell's Earnings, Larry Dignan wrote that Novell's identity and access management business is only up 5% over last year. This isn't the first time that such news has clouded the Novell annual report either.

May 31, 2007 by Phil Windley


D5: Google's mobile platform strategy--no phone, just apps

Every end user computer is becoming a phone with a modest-sized screen, 3G networks, a new generation of browsers, GPS and a camera, according to Google CEO Eric Schmidt. "The sum is a whole new platform play," he said, epitomized by the forthcoming iPhone (Schmidt is on Apple's board).

May 31, 2007 by Dan Farber


Video: Colbert to 'Dough Man'

At the D conference, Stephen Colbert introduced his boss, Viacom CEO and President Phillipe Dauman, who gave his side of his company’s suit against YouTube.

May 31, 2007 by Dan Farber