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

Sun unphased by an Eclipse that's living up to its name

Though IBM has always denied any connection between the Eclipse project's name and the company's long-standing desire to eclipse its nemesis Sun, it appears as though Big Blue's decision to turn the Eclipse integrated development environment (IDE) over to the open source community is finally paying off in a way that the Sun faithful must view as a breach to the Java hull.

February 28, 2005 by David Berlind


Rearden Commerce transforms business services

Patrick Grady, the founder and CEO of the newly minted Rearden Commerce, likes to tell his story--a tale of perseverance, technology innovation and business acumen in the risky enterprise software business.

February 27, 2005 by Dan Farber


The network services ecology

After a two week hiatus, Sun CTO Greg Papadopoulos (and former MIT computer science professor) resurfaced with another blog item on a familiar Sun theme: utility computing.

February 24, 2005 by Dan Farber

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Seeing the News Differently

Once a month, I host a breakfast for anyone who bothers to show up and we sit around and discuss technology. I call it the CTO Breakfast because I want it to be fairly technical and I like a product, rather than an IT focus.

February 24, 2005 by Phil Windley


In Molly's defense...or not

When's Molly Wood wrote that the next update of Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser will snuff out the Firefox rebellion, Salon's Scott Rosenberg took her to task, as her colleague Charles Cooper points out in his blog:"This is a prime example of one of journalism's worst habits -- a knee-jerk application of "who wins, who loses?

February 24, 2005 by Chris Jablonski