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

Can you have a GPLv2-only license?

With the coming of GPLv3, a few projects, including the Linux Kernel, will need to be expressly relicensed by all of their copyright holders if they choose v3. The question is, were they licensed correctly in the first place?

January 23, 2006 by David Rickerby


Mechanical Turk redux recently launched Mechanical Turk, a service named after the 18th-Century chess-playing "automaton.

January 23, 2006 by Ed Gottsman


Whither transparency

David Berlind is appalled at the DOJ for asking for information on search data from MSN, AOL, Yahoo! and Google.

January 23, 2006 by Phil Windley


Duffield plots a new Workday

PeopleSoft founder Dave Duffield is being coy about his new startup, Workday, but some details are starting to leak out. Jeff Nolan, a VC with SAP Ventures, shares some tidbits about the company, which is now slated to launch in April.

January 23, 2006 by Dan Farber


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