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

FCC Chairman sees the future, but can he regulate it?

FCC Chairman Michael Powell got a first-hand glimpse into the future of the telecom industry and it was in Aspen, Colorado. In a blog, Powell explains how wireless broadband technologies are attacking the "dual-legacy tyrannies of distance and density.

September 16, 2004 by Chris Jablonski


Cap'tn...she can't take it (RSS) anymore!!

A recent flip-flop in Microsoft's blog publishing policy has bubbled up to a larger discussion about the growing popularity of blogs and the potential impact they may have on the entire IT and Internet infrastructure.

September 16, 2004 by David Berlind


When Plan B doesn't work, go to Plan C: Pray

According to a CNN report, a system failure is what led to a loss of communications between air traffic controllers and pilots which in turn resulted in some near misses between aircraft.

September 15, 2004 by David Berlind


Spectrum hogs: Fit to be slaughtered?

In his most recent column, ZDNet contributing editor George Ou examines a recent decision by the University of Texas to ban students from setting up their own Wi-Fi networks in order to prevent frequency spectrum saturation: a circumstance under which Wi-Fi users could end up with loss of connectivity.

September 15, 2004 by David Berlind