Larry Dignan

Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.

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Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.

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An afternoon at Yahoo Labs

I spent part of the afternoon at one of Yahoo Lab's facilities, a nondescript building on University Ave. in Berkeley, CA.

October 11, 2005 by Dan Farber

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The portal wars 2.0

In the bubble days of the Web, the game was all about aggregating eyeballs. AOL, Excite, Yahoo, Snap!

October 10, 2005 by Dan Farber

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U.S. cybersecurity due for calamity?

It's safe to say that a large-scale cybersecurity calamity will occur, just as hurricanes, earthquakes and terrorist attacks torment the people of the planet earth. Mini security calamities hit computers almost every day in the form of worms and other vulnerabilities.

October 10, 2005 by Dan Farber


Sergey Brin unplugged at Web 2.0

I already blogged Sergey Brin's comments on the possibility of a Google office productivity suite. Here are some other quotes from his interview with John Battelle at Web 2.

October 7, 2005 by Dan Farber

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Craig Burton cries 'ubiquity'

At Novell, Craig Burton was one of the driving forces behind the modern notion of a network as a collection of services rather than a collection of wires.  He's a master at seeing the big picture and identifying the limitations of particular strategies within that picture.

October 7, 2005 by Phil Windley


AOL renames itself 'AOL'

During an interview at the Web 2.0 conference, AOL CEO Jonathan Miller said that AOL was changing its official name from America Online to "AOL," solving the problem of taking the brand internationally without offending those countries that don't want to have an America Online in their midst.

October 6, 2005 by Dan Farber