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.

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Los Angeles Joint Regional Intelligence Center is not CTU

Video: The first Joint Regional Intelligence Center has opened in Los Angeles last month, with a goal of coordinating efforts among law enforcement agencies to prevent terrorist attacks. It's not the high tech CTU operation of the TV show "24," with encryption crackers, a hot line to the President or instant satellite repositioning and sending the images live to an operative's PDA.

August 20, 2006 by Dan Farber

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On wearable electronics

Canada-based Solestrom has developed a bikini with a built-in dosimeter that's sensitive to sunlight. It will warn you when your cumulative exposure (over the course of a day) becomes dangerously high, and if you have the good sense God gave Gruyere, you'll head for the shade when it tells you to.

August 18, 2006 by Ed Gottsman

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Fact checking the Jigsaw database

I saw my colleague Dan Farber's post yesterday about Jigsaw and how it already had 319 contacts for people that work at CNET Networks (the parent company to ZDNet). So, I thought I'd dive in to see if I'm one of them.

August 18, 2006 by David Berlind

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Dell CTO Kettler on virtualization

Dell is apparently putting some of its muscle behind blogging.  This morning, I woke up to an email that Dell now has a manager -- Lionel Menchaca -- for its public facing Direct2Dell blog.

August 17, 2006 by David Berlind

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Jigsaw provides free peak into its business contact database

Jigsaw Data introduced a new feature for its business contact marketplace that gives non-registered users a good peak, a tease, into the database. The 'money' data, such as email address and business phone numbers, is only available to registered Jigsaw members.

August 17, 2006 by Dan Farber

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The skinny on desktop Linux

There are all sorts of stories whirling around the Internet regarding the pros and cons of desktop Linux as well as its chances of adoption (or track record so far) that I thought I'd try to connect the dots to form a more coherent picture (well, perhaps a confusing picture).Our thread starts at Tim Bray's blog.

August 17, 2006 by David Berlind

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