Larry Dignan

Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.

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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

Linux/OSS developers: stop following and start leading

Remember the "It's just as good as a Xerox." ads of the 1960's? No, probably not! Well, the point was "Why buy something that's 'just as good' when you can have the original?" To compete, the Linux/OSS community needs to be original -- offering just another 'clone' product isn't good enough.

June 19, 2007 by Marc Wagner


AT&T's DSL deal and why it's so hush hush

Much has been made of AT&T's $10 DSL offer and how Ma Bell isn't exactly advertising the deal. On the surface $10 DSL deal, which was a part of getting the Federal Communications Commission to approve AT&T's BellSouth purchase, should be kept quiet for Ma Bell's financial well being.

June 19, 2007 by


The evolving Office suite landscape

For decades Microsoft Office has dominated the ‘productivity software’ landscape. The latest iteration, Office 2007, was released in late January, and it continues to thrive.

June 19, 2007 by Dan Farber


HP buys SPI Dynamics

Hewlett-Packard said it will acquire SPI Dynamics for an undisclosed sum as security companies are quickly gobbled up. IBM recently acquired Watchfire in a similar deal.

June 18, 2007 by