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

LinkedIn vs. Plaxo: Is LinkedIn winning?

Are you using LinkedIn, Plaxo, Orkut, or one of the umpteen contact management or Six-Degrees of Kevin Bacon-like business card exchanges? If there's someone you need an introduction to through someone else you know, chances are pretty good that you know the right people to make that introduction happen.

September 6, 2005 by David Berlind


Is unsubscribing from spam enough?

How do we get on those spam lists anyway? And if our names are being bought and sold, shouldn't we get a cut? Finally, should legislation have gone further by allowing spam recipients to do more than just unsubsribe to bulk e-mail they don't want?

September 5, 2005 by David Berlind


Hurd, Gerstner, HP and NCR

Redmonk James Governor suggests that new HP CEO Mark Hurd is using former IBM CEO Lou Gerstner's playbook--no glitz, glamor, trendiness, dissembling or philosophizing, just execute. James also floats a rumor: HP would acquire NCR (Hurd's former company) to bring Teradata and its enterprise analytical capabilities into the fold, as well as bustling point-of-sale and ATM equipment businesses.

September 5, 2005 by Dan Farber


ZDNet blogtracks for 9/1/05

In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, here are some links and most importantly, how to help.How to helpRecovering from KatrinaSans Institute guidelines for hurricane preparationOnline scams emerge in Katrina's wakeMy post "Commercial open source, a misnomer?

September 1, 2005 by Dan Farber