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Between the Lines
Larry Dignan and other IT industry experts, blogging at the intersection of business and technology, deliver daily news and analysis on vital enterprise trends.
Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.
Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.
Zack Whittaker writes for ZDNet, CNET, and CBS News. He is based in New York City.
Happy April Fools day. If you're up for a good gag, you won't get it from the most prolific public company executive blogger (Sun's Jonathan Schwartz).
Bill Joy, Sun co-founder...
Claude Phillips has one of the more unusual jobs in IT.
InfoWorld has a story on a pair of new notebooks from Gateway, one of which is the company's most powerful portable system. The new system, the 7.
Being somewhat of a tech-weenie --...
TruSecure Corp. senior scientist Russ Cooper, who is also the founder and editor of the NTBugtraq mailing list, has published a report that details how a nearly eight-year-old denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability has resurfaced in Windows XP (including SP2) and Windows Server 2003 long after Microsoft originally fixed the problem.
It has survived several major delays, intense industry scrutiny, and a radical redesign of its features. But the toughest test for Microsoft's next release of Windows is still to come, according to News.
In another blog entry, I interviewed Bloglines founder Mark Fletcher. As a result of AskJeeve's acquisition of Bloglines, Fletcher is now the general manager/vice president of "Bloglines at AskJeeves" (a mouthful that needs to be fixed).
Bmezine.com, a site serving the body modification community, has a detailed interview with Amal Graafstras, a techie with a penchant for tinkering with gadgets, who recently had an RFID chip implanted into his hand.