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

PeopleSoft board member: Conway underplayed disruptive influence of Oracle takeover effort

Declan McCullagh has the scoop on the board room machinations that led to Craig Conway's dismissal as PeopleSoft CEO. Steven Goldby, the Symex Technologies CEO who chairs PeopleSoft's governance committee, said that Conway was fired in part because was less than honest when he told Wall Street analysts last year that Oracle's hostile takeover wasn't disrupting PeopleSoft's business.

October 4, 2004 by ZDNet


Red Hat: Moving up the stack

With the acquisition of the Netscape server software products from AOL Time Warner for $20.5 million, Red Hat gains directory and certificate servers, which the company said it will bring to the open-source community, most likely under the General Public License (GPL).

September 30, 2004 by ZDNet