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

Going After Phishers

You've no doubt been the target of phishing scams--those e-mails that claim there's some kind of problem with one of your accounts somewhere. When you click through to a legitimate-looking Web site, you're asked for personal information that can then be used by the phishers for various nefarious purposes.

February 14, 2005 by Phil Windley

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Demystifying the grid

At GlobusWorld, David chatted with Wolfgang Gentzsch, one of the grid gurus, who breaks down the four types of applications that can run on grids and how they differ.

February 11, 2005 by Dan Farber

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All software is beta. Get over it.

News.com's Paul Festa has a story that shines the spotlight on the extended beta periods that service offerings from companies like Google and Flickr are going through.

February 11, 2005 by David Berlind

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As the Canopy Turns

As someone who'd been involved in Utah's high tech industry for a dozen years, I watched the founding and growth of Ray Noorda's Canopy Group with some interest and excitement. Before there were many VCs in Utah, Canopy was there, funding start-ups.

February 10, 2005 by Phil Windley

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PC users suffering from 'pseudo-A.D.D'

Slashdot: The New York Times has an article revealing a disturbing fact of workplace life: software applications software do an excellent job of distracting us. The endless bombardment of email notifications, pop-ups, and automatic updates, and not to mention those self-enforced distractions such as checking the weather forecast during a coffee break, is stripping away attention from work tasks.

February 10, 2005 by Chris Jablonski

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