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.

Zack Whittaker

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

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MPAA demonstrating analog hole at CES

By way of Jim Hock & Co. over at 463 Communications, the Motion Picture Association of America is apparently demonstrating the awfulness of the proverbial analog hole that recently proposed legislation is looking to cork: ...

January 4, 2006 by David Berlind

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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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