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.

Zack Whittaker

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

Latest Posts

Vista skepticism pervades, may be misplaced

This just in--Vista is launching to consumers and the Web is buzzing with worries over how to upgrade (and whether those worries are legit), stories about demand and primers on killer apps and pitfalls. One common thread: Folks are pretty damn skeptical about Vista.

January 29, 2007 by


Scoble: Don't worry about the links, fix the video

Over the weekend, uber-blogger Robert Scoble castigated other bloggers and news organizations for not linking to his 40-minute video of his adventures in Intel land on the cusp of the company's announcement of 45-nanometer chips plans and use of metal gates and high-K gate oxides. In my post about the Intel announcement, I linked to Scoble's video on Podtech.

January 28, 2007 by Dan Farber


HP enlists Orange Country Choppers for SuperBowl ad

Hewlett-Packard is one of the seminal Silicon Valley companies, rooted in the nerdy engineering-driven culture that also spawned Intel, Apple, Sun, Google and other legends in the neighborhood. Unlike Apple, which has become synonymous with cool consumer tech, HP is still mostly iconic as an engineering company that happens to sell big iron, PCs and printers.

January 28, 2007 by Dan Farber


Intel's 'tick tock' Penryn shrinking chips

Intel is ramping up its 45-nanometer generation of chips, which will result in smaller, faster and more energy efficient chips. Tom Krazit covers the announcement:  The Penryn chips are the first iteration of the new manufacturing strategy outlined by [Intel CEO Paul] Otellini earlier this year.

January 27, 2007 by Dan Farber