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.

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Zack Whittaker writes for ZDNet, CNET, and CBS News. He is based in New York City.

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Sun takes aim at Red Hat with Solaris 10

At the end of last year, Oracle took aim at Red Hat with a support program that seriously undercut Red Hat's pricing. Oracle's pricing claims might be a bit of smoke and mirrors, but it is giving customers something to think about as contracts come up for renewal.

January 16, 2007 by Dan Farber


Cisco: iPhone mark is ours

While Apple has dismissed Cisco's iPhone trademark suit as "silly" and many in the blogosphere have questioned whether Cisco meets all the requirements of iPhone trademark ownership, Cisco stands firm.

January 16, 2007 by


New Balance to launch item-level RFID pilot

New Balance will launch an item-level RFID pilot at one of its corporate stores beginning in March, says Frank Cornelius, advanced manufacturing engineer at the athletic shoe maker. Under the pilot, New Balance will put RFID tags on each shoe box that makes its way through its Lawrence, Mass.

January 16, 2007 by


Symantec stumbles amid customer deferrals, ERP installation

Symantec's fiscal third and fourth quarter results will fall short of expectations because of a combination of factors: --Weak performance in the company's data center management business, notable the company acquired when it bought Veritas;--Higher deferrals of enterprise maintenance contracts;--And higher costs from "the implementation of our new ERP system.

January 15, 2007 by