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.

Zack Whittaker

Zack Whittaker writes for ZDNet, CNET, and CBS News. He is based in New York City.

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Gartner: Halt Blackberry deployments

From ZDNet Australia: Analyst firm Gartner has advised its clients to halt deployments of Research In Motion's BlackBerry e-mail devices because of a legal battle that could see a judge effectively shut down the company's U.S.

December 7, 2005 by David Berlind


Sun: 'These systems are like a rack on a chip'

Three weeks ago, Sun took the wraps off its three year project code-named Niagara and gave the newest member of the company's UltraSparc family of processors an official name: the T1.  Although the T1 is rated at 1.

December 7, 2005 by David Berlind


Worth reading: Itanium--a cautionary tale

Worth reading: Stephen Shankland examines the first decade and a half in the life of Intel's Itanium processor (the project started in 1988) and chronicles what he calls a series of missteps that undermined the processor's ascent to the top of the heap. For context, Shankland details the current numbers:Despite years of marketing and product partnerships, Itanium remains a relative rarity among servers.

December 7, 2005 by Dan Farber


Next week's Syndicate Conference in SFO

Next week, I'm heading out to San Francisco for the second edition of IDG's Syndicate Conference (disclosure: I'm an unpaid member of the conference's advisory board and have no financial interest in the conference or IDG).  Earlier this year during Syndicate's first edition, I sat on panel about podcasting and mostly talked about its disruptive nature to existing media (including existing Internet media) and how it changed my thinking as an executive editor here at ZDNet and CNET Networks.

December 7, 2005 by David Berlind


The United States of India

In less than two months time it has become clear that, between Cisco, Intel, and now Microsoft, India will get injected with at least $3.8 billion.

December 6, 2005 by David Berlind


Revenge of the long tail

Munjal Shah of Riya, a startup photo sharing service that applies face and text recognition to find images, is among many Web 2.0 companies in search of revenue generation models.

December 6, 2005 by Dan Farber


In search of Google's calendar

While attending When 2.0, which is all about calendaring and other time-based applications, I ran into Carl Sjogreen, who has something to do with Google's rumored calendar mate for Gmail, Gtalk, etc.

December 6, 2005 by Dan Farber

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Mitch Kapor: What's up with Chandler

At the When 2.0 workshop, Open Source Application Foundation Chair Mitch Kapor addressed the status of Chandler, OSAF's evolving Personal Information Manager (and answer to Microsoft Exchange and Outlook) that will integrate calendar, email, contacts, task management, notes, and instant messaging.

December 6, 2005 by Dan Farber