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

WinFS: Returned to its womb?

In writing WinFS R.I.P., my fellow ZDNet blogger Marc Orchant devotes sufficient text and linkage to what to many appears to be the death of WinFS: the supposedly revolutionary new Windows file system that Microsoft can't seem to shrink wrap and get out the door.

June 26, 2006 by David Berlind


Microsoft's unified year

Jeff Raikes, president of Microsoft's Business Division, laid out the roadmap for Microsoft's communications products, most of which won't show up until at least a year from now. It's one way to give customers hope for the future, and keep them in the fold, that Microsoft can help them overcome communications chaos.

June 26, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Microsoft lays out unified communications and RoundTable

Later this morning Microsoft is rolling out its unified communications strategy at an event in San Francisco. Part of the announcement, already available in news stories and press releases, includes a video-conferencing camera, Microsoft Office RoundTable.

June 26, 2006 by Dan Farber


BloggerCon: Dave talks about exiting the blogosphere

During the concluding wrap up for BloggerCon IV, unconference host Dave Winer ironically talked about his plan to cease blogging, not for the first time.  Before he launched into his exit strategy he talked about reasons for blogging.

June 24, 2006 by Dan Farber


BloggerCon: Video blogging

Ryanne Hodson led the afternoon BloggerCon IV discussion on video blogging (vlogging). She teed up the discussion as follows:Videoblogging as a medium is exploding and the community is growing exponentially.

June 24, 2006 by Dan Farber


BloggerCon: Politics and blogging

The post-lunch session at BloggerCon IV was led by Lance Knobel, focusing on poltics and blogging. In the nature of an unconference like BloggerCon, the approach to the topic will be protean, not fixed.

June 24, 2006 by Dan Farber