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.

Latest Posts

In pursuit of the zero-footprint Office

It seems that a tipping point, or at least an new level of awareness, has been reached about the next Web frontier--a new generation of desktop productivity applications (think Microsoft Office without all the bits on your machine) with rich, interactive client interfaces and low-cost administration. They are built using technologies like AJAX, Flash and Java, with all the logic on the server and using XML and Web service bindings.

October 2, 2005 by Dan Farber

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Declaration of InDRMpendence

Is your anti-virus or anti-spyware technology warning you about the Digital Rights Management software on your computer?  If not, it should be.

September 30, 2005 by David Berlind

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Skype's post-eBay roadmap

Fellow ZDNet blogger Russell Shaw has an in-depth interview with Saul Klein, Skype's vice president and chief marketing officer, about the new version of Skype, the company's ambitious plans, E-911, personalized Skype, QoS VoIP and PBX intergration and, of course, eBay parenthood. Here's how the marketing chief handled a question on the eBay deal:  Well, one of the new 1.

September 30, 2005 by Dan Farber

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IFPI's update on the illegality of AllofMP3.com

In response to the difficulties I've been having getting my $20,000 whole home audio/video setup to play the 99 cent songs I'm purchasing online, several readers wrote to me about a Russian outfit that they thought was legally selling digital music a la carte without wrapping the music in any digital rights management (DRM) envelopes.

September 29, 2005 by David Berlind

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