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

Latest Posts

Meet Oracle's MVPs (most vertical players)

Oracle is increasingly targeting specific industries and building its management bench at the same time. At last week's Applications Unlimited event in New York, Oracle president Charles Phillips outlined how the company was building divisions focused on the retail, telecommunications, financial services and utility industries.

February 5, 2007 by


Dance of the blips

Loopt, Inc and Sprint Nextel (the cellular carrier) have announced a provocative new service that "scans" a 25-mile radius around you and supplies a real-time map of your buddies' locations. It's symmetrical, of course: If you can see someone, that someone can see you.

February 4, 2007 by Ed Gottsman


What to do on SuperBowl Sunday

The SuperBowl is one of those events, like the Academy Awards, that sucks up most of the oxygen in the air. For me, SuperBowl Sunday is a good time to read a book, go for a hike or...

February 4, 2007 by Dan Farber