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.
The lack of confidence among executives is the underlying cause for the slew of profit warnings technology companies announced at the end of the second quarter this year,say experts at the Wharton School of Business.
What started as a blog entry about why the 5 Ghz-based 802.11a Wi-Fi standard is a way to avoid the sort of spectrum debate that erupted at the University of Texas is now a full blown column.
One catch-22 that network security architects are constantly faced with is how to deploy Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) when the traffic they're supposed to act on is encrypted with SSL.
As foreshadowed in my interview with Computer Associates interim CEO Ken Cron, the company's season in hell is apparently over. News.
You might recall that in April of this year Sun and Microsoft reached...
Recommended reading: Guy Kawasaki, a former Apple Computer (Macintosh) evangelist and founder/managing director of Garage Technology Ventures talks...
For years, I couldn't decide whether or not to buy a PDA.
The recent escalation in patent disputes is getting out of hand and can potentially lead to an all out patent war warns Ovum's Gary Barnett. Recently, a company called BTG (British Technology Group) sued several e-commerce sites, including Amazon.