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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Mobile Java OS-maker lands 5th largest handset maker

According to The Register, LG, which is not only the world's fifth largest handset manufacturer, but also the number one provider of 3G phones, is the first major phone manufacturer to buck tradition by going with SavaJe's pure Java-based handset operating system. Exactly three years ago today, after seeing how the company had packed J2SE (the desktop version of the Java Runtime Enviroment) into a Compaq iPaq, I wrote about SavaJe.

December 13, 2004 by David Berlind

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IBM to add itself to crowded search potpourri

Based on news that IBM has been working on data storage software designed to greatly improve the ability of companies to find business documents scattered across their networks, Big Blue apparently has designs on entering and winning the hotly contested market for information search and retrieval. EMC and Veritas have long had their paws all over infrastructure-based search and retrieval and Google and Yahoo have upped the ante with their desktop search technologies.

December 12, 2004 by David Berlind

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Nerd fashion dilemma

Microvision has built a laser HUD (heads-up display), a lightweight unit that fits above your brow and projects a see-through monochrome image onto your retina using a very, very, very low-power red laser. (Full color will have to wait for cheap green and blue lasers.

December 10, 2004 by ZDNet

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