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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.
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When it comes to the industry, Michael Dell may be "the Don" (see below), but when it comes to Microsoft, ex-Microsoft employee Joel Spolsky is known as "the Joel" (see his blog). Though he's been gone from the company for a decade, his opinions to this day remain among the most respected in the halls of Redmond.
Bill Gates may be on top of Forbes list of richest people. But two stories in today's news make it evident that Michael Dell may now be the boss when it comes to the computer business.
According to the FBI, laptop theft is the second most prevalent computer crime, with less than 2 percent of stolen laptops recovered. Over 1.
Will the staunch Intel supporter Dell bring AMD's Opteron into the fold?
PalmOne (the hardware guys) have released the Treo 650 -- a new and improved version of the Treo 600.
Doug Millison of...
Is there a bit of foreshadowing in Sun COO/president Jonathan Schwartz's words, or, in dismissing a Financial Times commentary that Open Source is...