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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Media literacy in a media saturated world

The question of what becomes of journalism in the age of mass media, in which anyone with an Internet connection can be their own publisher and reach a potential audience of billions with a single click was the subject of a conversation at a cybersalon hosted by Sylvia Paull near the UC Berkeley campus on Sunday.

May 22, 2007 by Dan Farber


Silicon Valley gets a bad case of startup-itis; the doctor is in

Before commenting on Michael Arrington's yearning for a simpler Silicon Valley life, I'd like to disclose the following:I don't live in Silicon Valley;I always thought you West coasters were a bit off--now I know why (self loathing);A CEO has never cried to me; And everyone whining about a little success should go outside and chill for a few hours--without Twittering, texting, blogging or even talking. OK now that disclosure is out of the way back to your regularly scheduled post.

May 22, 2007 by

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Cisco CEO John Chambers proclaims the future is Web 2.0

Cisco CEO John Chambers ran on stage and then strolled throughout the crowd giving his vision of the networked future during his Network + Interop keynote presentation. As he walked and talked throughout the ballroom with the verbal passion and polish of a televangelist, Chambers proclaimed that Web 2.

May 22, 2007 by Dan Farber


How Red Hat is monetizing JBoss

A little more than a year ago Red Hat acquired JBoss to enter the open source middleware market and the financial results thus far have been mixed. But now analysts are becoming more upbeat about JBoss and what it can contribute to Red Hat.

May 21, 2007 by