Larry Dignan

Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.

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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

A Java PDA? From Sun? Could be.

If you've followed any of my treatises on PDAs, then you'll know that my basic position is that developers will control where the PDA war heads which in turn means that it should be a two-horse race: .Net vs.

August 30, 2004 by David Berlind


It's official: Microsoft overhauls Longhorn plan

To get next version of Windows out on time (2006), Microsoft will delay some planned major features. Longhorn was supposed to include three major new pillars: a new file system (WinFS); a new graphics and presentation engine (Avalon); and a Web services and communication architecture (Indigo).

August 29, 2004 by ZDNet


Presence to revolutionize the workplace

Nemertes Research has its eyes pointed over the horizon saying that presence--the ability to see where people are, what they are doing, and how they want to be reached--is on track to revolution the way people work. Information gathered from presence-based technologies, such as instant messaging, telephony applications, and location-based services (i.

August 27, 2004 by Chris Jablonski