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.

Latest Posts

Charles Simonyi: From Microsoft Word to outer space

Charles Simonyi is on his way to the International Space Station aboard Expedition 15, which  blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 17:31 GMT April 7. Along with other crew members, Charles is slated to rendezvous with the space station on April 9 at 19:15 GMT.

April 8, 2007 by Dan Farber


VMWare Fusion Beta 3 is out

VMWare released the third installment of it's beta release of Fusion, it's desktop virtualization product for OS X. I wrote some detailed notes at when I explored the Beta 2 release.

April 6, 2007 by Phil Windley


Craigslist's secret sauce: Smut

Craigslist has 17 million people visiting its site a month, but many of them are there for a little more that apartment rentals, concert tickets and miscellaneous junk. Compete's Stephen Bagg shows that erotic services more than doubles the next category in terms of individual visitors.

April 5, 2007 by


Podcast: Windows flaws, DRM, Yahoo, Facebook and more...

This week on the Dan & David Show, Larry Dignan fills in for David, who is taking a few days off to chase the little white, dimpled ball around the countryside with a stick and his son. Larry and I riff on the messy, infectious Windows animated cursor flaw, EMI and Apple partnering to free up music from DRM for an additional 30 cents and whether Yahoo made a misstep by not acquiring Facebook months ago.

April 5, 2007 by Dan Farber