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

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Latest Posts

Software 2007: SAP's new code

SAP co-founder and Chairman of the Supervisory Board Hasso Plattner gave a reprise of his "New Idea" Sapphire  presentation at Software 2007. The presentation covers many concepts (see below), which I wrote about in this post from SAP's Sapphire conference in Atlanta last month, that underlie SAP's new code base, code-named A1S, aimed at small- and medium-sized business and due sometime in 2008.

May 8, 2007 by Dan Farber


JavaFX headlines JavaOne

Sun has joined the club of companies building platforms for Rich Internet Application (RIA) platforms with JavaFX. The company hopes to give Java, which is in the process of being open sourced by Sun, a boost with the FX twist, joining Adobe's Flash and Apollo and Microsoft's Silverlight as a scripting environments for creating RIA Web experiences across various devices.

May 8, 2007 by Dan Farber


HP: Business is just swell

Hewlett-Packard upped its second quarter outlook Tuesday after an internal email about its financial results was leaked to a "single outside party." HP said in a statement: "The company determined that the most prudent course of action under these unusual circumstances was to publicly release updated revenue and earnings guidance for that quarter prior to the market's open Tuesday.

May 8, 2007 by


Rearden Commerce mashes up Total Dining Experience

Rearden Commerce has developed a comprehensive Web-based platform for handing employee business services, such as airline tickets, car rentals, car services, event tickets and package shipping, within corporations. I wrote about Rearden Commerce when it first launched in 2005.

May 7, 2007 by Dan Farber


One year anniversary of Digital Markets blog

Today marks Donna Bogatin's first anniversary blogging for ZDNet. With more than 1300 posts on her Digital Markets blog, she has covered the waterfront  on emerging trends and the people at the heart of the business Internet, and has become the thorn in Google's side with her continuous exploration of what the Web's most powerful company is up to in all its various business facets.

May 7, 2007 by Dan Farber

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