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

Now that Microsoft's licensed DRM doesn't "Play For Sure," will any DRM do it? Ever?

The rest of the world is beginning to get hip to what happens when the provider of a digital rights management technology (DRM) decides to change gears as Microsoft recently did when it essentially forked its DRM into two versions: one that it keeps for itself and its Zune brand and the other, known as PlaysForSure that, for the time being, it continues to license to licensees such as Real, Yahoo, F.Y.

November 7, 2006 by David Berlind


Inside the mind of the Net generation

During a session at the Web 2.0 Summit, author and consultant Don Tapscott shared results from a research project on the Net generation, the first humans to grow up digitally.

November 7, 2006 by Dan Farber

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The pros and cons of temporary phone number services

Recently, the public relations department of ZDNet's parent (CNET Networks) asked me if I could help Boston's Fox News affiliate (Fox25 News) with a story it was working on about temporary telephone number services. In preparation for the TV interview, which has yet to air, I did a deep dive on the subject matter and since I don't like letting any work go to waste, I figured why not share what I learned here.

November 6, 2006 by David Berlind