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

Jitterbit hoping to transform integration

Jitterbit wants to dance on the head of Tibco, webMethods, IBM, Microsoft and other enterprise integration product providers. The company introduced general availability of an open source integration solution suite today that doesn't require extensive programming.

May 21, 2006 by Dan Farber


The henhouse welcomes the fox?

I was just perusing through Simon Phipps (Sun's Chief Open Source Officer) blog, by way of Bob Sutor's (IBM open source/standards grand pooh-bah) blog which alerted me to Danese Cooper's (Intel, formerly of Sun) blog which empties Sun's dirty laundry basket on the open sourcing of Java (Bridges? What bridges?

May 19, 2006 by David Berlind


Sun turns Javascript into Java. Google turns Java into Javascript.

Yesterday, in my treatise about why Sun's emphasis on R&D and developer communities is too easily dismissed, I slipped in a bit of news about a skunkworks project at Sun called Phobos that the company unveiled this week at JavaOne.  In the bigger scheme of things, Phobos is about how developers that work in languages other than Java will be able to program a Java Runtime Environment (JRE) with those non-Java languages.

May 19, 2006 by David Berlind


Browser bug or did Yahoo! just acquire Technorati?

Either I just encountered a very strange browser bug, or Yahoo has just acquired Technorati. Just moments ago, while viewing the Technorati search results for Between the Lines,  I clicked through to this link about Dan Farber's interview with Dave Winer.

May 19, 2006 by David Berlind


Yahoo's view of the Internet

 Quality product and services > deeper user engagement (via mobile, broadband, search, and stickier product experience) >  more time spent = $$$$....

May 18, 2006 by Dan Farber


James Gosling on the state of Java

What would JavaOne be without an interview with James Gosling. I met up with Gosling, the father of Java and a Sun vice president and Fellow, at the Moscone Center to record this podcast.

May 18, 2006 by Dan Farber