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.

Latest Posts

The other chilling effect of the DOJ vs. Google

Regarding my two earlier blogs (Phone calls, e-mails and now search data. Where will Bush stop and    Microsoft: No personal data went to DOJ) I just got this super-long email from someone that started with this sentence: Google created their own problem by collecting this information in the first place.

January 23, 2006 by David Berlind


VMware gets what it deserves: Accolades

According to InfoWorld's 2006 Technology of the Year Awards VMware has "swept" the system virtualization category (one award for desktops, the other for servers).  OK, so it's not like the category is a hotly contested one across very many vendors.

January 23, 2006 by David Berlind


Microsoft: No personal data went to DOJ

eWeek has a story about how Microsoft has unequivocally stated that no personal data was handed over during a recent DOJ inquiry: The Microsoft admission, in a recent blog by MSN Search Dev & Test General Manager Ken Moss, assures MSN search users that "absolutely no personal data" changed hands. ....

January 22, 2006 by David Berlind


Zimbra mashes up with Zimlets

In September last year I wrote about Zimbra, which had just introduced its open source email/calendaring application for enterprises. It’s claim to fame was a slick interface using AJAX technologies that reset the bar for Web-based email and calendaring.

January 22, 2006 by Dan Farber


Bellsouth targets Google with cyberextortion?

Regarding BellSouth's alleged attempt to charge Google blood money so that the telco's customers could access Google's Web sites, Doc Searls writes: BellSouth wasn't thinking. They were doing what big carriers always do, which is look for ways to make big money with tiered service to big customers.

January 22, 2006 by David Berlind


Data trolling and the cached life

Worth reading: In the wake of the DOJ's quest for search logs from Google (and the other personal information data banks), Om Malik echoes Scott McNealy's remark from 1999 ("You have zero privacy anyway… Get over it.") in his post about living a cached life.

January 21, 2006 by Dan Farber


Top tech future trends debate

On January 12, the Churchill Club held its annual "Top Ten Tech Trends Debate." We have a podcast of the event, which was moderated by Tony Perkins, editor in chief of AlwaysOn.

January 20, 2006 by Dan Farber