Larry Dignan

Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.

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Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.

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Zack Whittaker writes for ZDNet, CNET, and CBS News. He is based in New York City.

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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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Payroll giant ADP scoops up Employease

Providing another sign--in addition to the recent huge quarter that Salesforce.com just had--that software-as-a-service is gaining traction, $9 billion ADP (Automated Data Processing, Inc.

August 17, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Apple to meet with Norwegians, Danes, and Swedes over alleged unfairness of FairPlay

While US antitrust officials seem content to let Apple's growing monopoly grow, several European countries appear less willing to let Apple so easily steamroll their consumers.  France correctly spotted the potential market dangers of Apple's growing share, drafted a law, and then removed that law's most important teeth in what is pretty much a joke in antitrust intervention.

August 17, 2006 by David Berlind

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