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.

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Fiorina: One foot out the door?

Unhappy with HP's uneven performance on Wall St., the company's board of directors is apparently reconsidering the scope of CEO Carly Fiorina's management duties.

January 24, 2005 by David Berlind

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The Holy Grid cometh

Ian Foster is one of rock stars (if there is such a thing) of grid computing. For the last decade, Foster-- Associate Director of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division of Argonne National Laboratory and the Arthur Holly Compton Professor of Computer Science at the University of Chicago--and his cohorts have been working on a set of software services and libraries to develop open-standard grid infrastructure and applications.

January 23, 2005 by Dan Farber

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Life in a fishbowl

In the interests of research, one of my colleagues at the Labs is walking around wearing a LifeShirt from VivoMetrics. The LifeShirt contains sensors that track heart rate, body temperature and respiration, and wirelessly transmit the data to a PDA or PC.

January 21, 2005 by ZDNet

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The post-Powell FCC

Russell Shaw explains why telecom policy won't change under a new FCC commissioner when Michael Powell leaves the post...

January 21, 2005 by ZDNet

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JOnAS getting traction overseas?

According to an InfoWorld report, the ObjectWeb consortium's most well known open source project -- JOnAS (aka Java Open Application Server) -- is making headway in Europe, particularly in France where ObjectWeb major backers Groupe Bulle, France Telecom, and France's National Institute for Research in Computer Scienceand Control (INRIA) hail from. The report quotes Shawn Willett, a senior analyst at Current Analysis Inc.

January 20, 2005 by David Berlind

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Intel ahead of schedule? Say it ain't so!

Intel, whose processor roadmaps have had their fair share of delays, is shipping something early for a change. That something is its Vanderpool virtualization technology for desktops.

January 20, 2005 by David Berlind

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