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

TechNet Summit: The new era of innovation

The first panel at this morning's TechNet's Annual Innovation Summit, hosted by Charlie Rose, focused on what's next in the new era of innovation. Panelists included Jerry Yang, founder and Chief Yahoo, Yahoo; Reed Hastings, founder and CEO of Netflix; Brian Halla, chairman and CEO of National Semiconductor; and Charlie Giancarlo, senior vice president and chief development officer, and Cisco.

November 15, 2006 by Dan Farber


TechNet: 'Nuclear world is a green world'

TechNet, a bipartisan, political action group of high tech senior executives that promotes the growth of technology and innovation, hosted a dinner last night in Palo Alto to discuss some of its agenda items, which have included stances on education, patent reform, stock options and broadband and Internet policy. The newest agenda, a Green Technologies Initiative, was the subject of discussion last night.

November 15, 2006 by Dan Farber


Rearden Commerce goes for scale with American Express

After two years of dancing across the table, Rearden Commerce and American Express Business Travel partnered up to scale out employee business services beyond the big three, air, hotel and car rental. American Express Business Travel is white labeling Rearden Commerce's employee services platform and making a $22.

November 14, 2006 by Dan Farber


Microsoft's patch day fiesta

It's patch Tuesday and that can only mean two things: Lots of patches and varying reports on how important the patches are. Meanwhile, the tech world seems to have trouble nailing down the number of flaws and patches.

November 14, 2006 by


Was Apple's choice to rid its notebooks of PC Card slots a bad one?

As a part of ZDNet's video experiment and our attempt to take full advantage of the advancements in distributed commercial video production that Panasonic's AG-HVX200 enables, we (ZDNet) are now trying to figure out what the best video production workstation should be. One major requirement is it needs to be mobile.

November 14, 2006 by David Berlind


Welcome Larry Dignan to BTL

You may have noticed posts penned by Larry Dignan on Between the Lines the last few days. He joined us this week as as a BTL anchor blogger and executive editor of ZDNet news and blogs.

November 14, 2006 by Dan Farber