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.

Latest Posts

Will Google Office's solution to the "offline" problem mean trouble for MS-Office?

Fellow ZDNet blogger Garrett Rodgers:Online word processors aren't as "handy" as one installed on your computer because if your internet goes away, so do your documents — so I will start with the most interesting piece of code I found.  Google is working on a solution that will allow you to install [it's Writely Web-based word processing solution] on your local machine.

October 11, 2006 by David Berlind


Teqlo to let users assemble Web applications

Jeff Nolan left SAP about a month ago, and I have been waiting for him to resurface. He turned up at Teqlo (formerly Abgenial Systems), which is building a development environment for assembling applications from Web services and a runtime environment for hosting and managing applications.

October 11, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Chambers at Gartner Symposium: I'm very proud to be a plumber

Here at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, Cisco CEO John Chambers is on stage getting questioned by Gartner analysts Tom Bittman and David Willis. Regarding what keeps Cisco competitive, Chambers said: "We don't compete against competitors, we compete by spotting tipping points.

October 11, 2006 by David Berlind


Ready, aim, prosecute

CDEX, Inc. has developed (though it still needs a lot of field testing) a nifty, yellow, $10,000 UV-based gun that will detect trace amounts of illegal substances on a surface such as a door handle or (presumably) your lips.

October 10, 2006 by Ed Gottsman