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

Who owns the Internet pipes?

Ben Worthen of CIO has an interesting post about who in the context of the Net Neutrality debate. He worked with Lumeta's chief scientist Bill Cheswick to create a map of the North American Internet backbone, including 134,855 routers, colored by telecom company (Verizon, AT&T, Qwest, Level 3, Sprint Nextel, cable companies, smaller players).

March 21, 2006 by Dan Farber


Riya goes into beta

Riya, the photo search service based on face and text recognition, has finally made it to beta. I got my "private" invite (which means it's sort of in beta) this morning to try out the service, and have started uploading.

March 20, 2006 by Dan Farber


Photo of the day

Photo of the day: Tom Foremski, ZDNet and SiliconValleyWatcher blogger and former Financial Times reporter, and Nat Goldhaber, co-founder of Claremont Creek Ventures, a new VC firm, and founder of Cybergold, former CEO of Kaleida Labs, founder of Centram Systems West and a vice presidential candidate in 2000.

March 20, 2006 by Dan Farber


Burnette's EclipseCon 2006 tour

ZDNet blogger and Eclipse maven Ed Burnette is making the rounds at EclipseCon 2006, which is happening this week at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Check out his daily coverage.

March 20, 2006 by Dan Farber


Mix '06: Gates ready to embrace and extend

Bill Gates keynoted at Mix '06, outlining Microsoft's evolving Web development strategy and explaining his embrace and extend business philosophy, especially as it applies to Google.Gates' most covered statement of the morning was, "Everything we do now, we have to be user-centric, not device-centric.

March 20, 2006 by Dan Farber


Internet Identity Workshop

Kaliya Hamlin, Doc Searls, and I will be hosting the second Internet Identity Workshop (IIW) in Mountain View, CA on May 1-3, 2006. IIW deals with what people are calling user-centric identity and Identity 2.

March 20, 2006 by Phil Windley


Sun Grid rising at

In his latest blog post, Jonathan Schwartz laments that the slow transformation toward multitenant grids behind corporate firewalls at the same time as he promotes Sun's forthcoming Grid service (starting with 5,000 CPU sockets, a mix of Ultrasparc and Opteron), which will live under the URL (which came with the StorageTek acquisition.

March 20, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Woophy's view of Earth

Woophy is a site that organizes photographs by the location at which they were taken. Users can click on a town or city and view the associated pictures.

March 20, 2006 by Ed Gottsman

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