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.

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Yahoo's view of the Internet

 Quality product and services > deeper user engagement (via mobile, broadband, search, and stickier product experience) >  more time spent = $$$$....

May 18, 2006 by Dan Farber

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James Gosling on the state of Java

What would JavaOne be without an interview with James Gosling. I met up with Gosling, the father of Java and a Sun vice president and Fellow, at the Moscone Center to record this podcast.

May 18, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Symantec CEO John Thompson makes the rounds

Symantec CEO John Thompson has had a busy week, with interviews at the Future in Review conference and Gartner Symposium. Last week was Symantec's annual Vision conference in San Francisco.

May 18, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Sun's commitment to R&D, developers is too easily dismissed

Between the keynote "inquisition" of Sun's newly installed CEO Jonathan Schwartz at Gartner Symposium and the press conference that followed, I had a lot to think about on the flight home from San Francisco yesterday.  To be fair, the Gartner analysts (Paul McGuckin and Darryl Plummer) who put Schwartz on the hotseat had every right to ask the new chief executive how he plans to put the company on a profitable track.

May 18, 2006 by David Berlind

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The blogger corner at SAP's Sapphire conference

I missed SAP's Sapphire conference this week, attending to the Future in Review, Gartner Symposium, JavaOne and a root canal, but there is plenty of coverage. Some good, although sparse, coverage is coming from the bloggers Jeff Nolan coralled into attending the event in Orlando.

May 18, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Socialtext's Ross Mayfield: WOW level 60 human Paladin

Video: Socialtext CEO, blogger and level 60 human Paladin (called Kalevipoeg) Ross Mayfield (below) explains his fascination with World of Warcraft. Ross says he plays the massive multiplayer game about 5 hours a week, but surely he is undercounting.

May 18, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Where is the outrage?

Finally, now that USA Today has broken the story (NSA has massive database of Americans' phone calls), people are beginning to take notice.  But is it too little, too late?

May 18, 2006 by Marc Wagner

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