Larry Dignan

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Coming up: D--All Things Digital conference

This week I'll be at the Wall Street Journal's "D: All Things Digital" conference at a balmy resort near San Diego. The advertised highlight is Steve Jobs and Bill Gates making a "historic" joint appearance on stage with hosts Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher.

May 27, 2007 by Dan Farber


The Dan & David Show: Almost live from Interop

This week the Dan & David Show comes to you from the show floor at the Interop conference in Las Vegas. David and I are joined by George Ou as we discuss the latest trends in networking and what we found of interest at the show.

May 25, 2007 by Dan Farber

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What would you do with Microsoft's PlayTable?

Mary Jo Foley reports that Microsoft will unveil its PlayTable technology next week and the potential applications should be interesting.Mary Jo notes:PlayTable — which also has gone by the codenames “Table” and, most recently, “Project Milan” — is a multi-touch, gestural- and object-recognition interface technology on which Microsoft has been laboring for the past few years.

May 25, 2007 by


GAO: FBI needs a lesson in network security

The Federal Bureau of Investigation's internal network security practices are a mess, according to a report by the General Accountability Office. In a report released on Thursday, the GAO said "certain information security controls over the critical internal network reviewed were ineffective in protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information and information resources.

May 25, 2007 by


Mozilla executive director search to loop in community

The Mozilla Foundation is being pretty open about its search for an executive director and plans to loop in community members to help select candidates. On Mozilla's Usenet group last night, Mitchell Baker, known as Mozilla's Chief Lizard Wrangler, said she is part of the team defining the search process for an executive director for Mozilla.

May 24, 2007 by