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.

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Palm Treo 700w reviewed

From the CNET review of the new Windows ,Mobile-based Palm Treo 700w:The good: The Treo 700w runs Windows Mobile 5 and sports the same great, compact form factor as the Treo 650. This smart phone also comes with Bluetooth, a 1.

January 4, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Gates at CES: Digital workstyle circa 2010

Before introducing a flashy Windows Vista, Bill Gates started off his Consumer Electronics Show keynote walking through a digital lifestyle scenario that he said would be a reality by 2010. The scenario starts in the morning with a large touch screen that includes various kind of data and applications-- the kids' drawings, a video application (similar to CNN Pipeline) and maps with locations of various family members (you can track your kids progress to school).

January 4, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Flashdango!

TechCrunch's Michael Arrington: I’m not sure if Retrievr has any commercial application, but it is a really beautiful piece of technology. If it uses Flickr's APIs, maybe the developers of Retrievr would like to come to Mashup Camp.

January 4, 2006 by David Berlind

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IBM's Sutor zings ZDNet blog entry

In responding to Marc Wagner's blog (see Don't sacrifice innovation in push for standards), IBM's vice president of open standard and open source Bob Sutor writes: ...I think we need to ask two important questions.

January 4, 2006 by David Berlind

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Cybercrime outgrows drug trade?

From CNN/Money:The Treasury Department says that cyber crime has now outgrown illegal drug sales in annual proceeds, netting an estimated $105 billion in 2004, the report said. At the same time, the Department of Homeland Security's 2005 research budget for cybersecurity programs was cut 7% to $16 million.

January 4, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Update on Mashup Camp

In response to my announcement of Mashup Camp (the unconference about the uncomputer), the inundation of email -- most of which arrived over the holidays -- has been overwhelming and I'm still trying to catch up.  So, please accept my apologies if I haven't gotten back to you.

January 4, 2006 by David Berlind

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Google pooh poohs the cube

Google puts to rest reports of a low-price device, dubbed by someone the Google Cube, that would interface with PCs, TVs, set-top boxes, media players and cell phones."We have many PC partners who serve their markets exceedingly well and we see no need to enter that market; we would rather partner with great companies," is the official Google statement on the subject.

January 4, 2006 by Dan Farber

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