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

China-based systems caught probing US defense networks

While the US focuses its defenses on Iraq, Iran, and North Korea, someone or some organization with access to systems in China is focusing on the US defenses. More specifically, networks belonging to various US defense agencies and contractors have come under attack from systems that are physically located in China.

August 25, 2005 by David Berlind

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Intel plows health care field

Intel has been unique among chip companies in that it's a market maker. The company didn't passively sit back and wait for wireless to take off, for example.

August 24, 2005 by Dan Farber

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NYT: 'Relax, Bill Gates; It's Google's Turn as the Villain'

That's the headline in a New York Times article (requires free registration) by Gary Rivlin.  The story talks about how the Google honeymoon is over and now, because of the way it's becoming just as corporate as any other big tech titan, it is now the first company to come along in a long time that stands any kind of a chance at challenging Microsoft's dominance.

August 23, 2005 by David Berlind

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Google Talk lives...

ZDNet blogger Russell Shaw has a scoop on Google Talk, which provides very basic instant messaging and voice chat--but that's just a beginning. It's one of the seeds for the Googler's grand ambitions to become the software platform for everything from search, location-based data e-mail, telephony and social networking to payment systems, personalized ads, personal spaces and Web-based applications of all kinds.

August 23, 2005 by Dan Farber

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