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.

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Is Apple's new G5 desktop a winner?

The latest iMac--the third incarnation, if you're keeping track--is the natural evolution of a computer that keeps getting slimmer and slimmer. The new Apple iMac G5 is still more about style than substance, according to ZDnet reviews....

October 11, 2004 by ZDNet

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Spammer slapped. What? No hanging judge?

In a settlement that brings closure to the first state-filed case under the federal Can-Spam act, DC Enterprises and its principal owner, William Carson of Florida, agreed to pay $25,000 and halt further violations of the Can-Spam Act.

October 11, 2004 by David Berlind

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Open source startup interruptus?

Two new startups have launched -- SourceLabs and SpikeSource -- aimed at supporting enterprise open source applications. Both companies say that they will offer certified and integrated LAMP and LAMPJ stacks and that they will be vendor neutral.

October 11, 2004 by ZDNet Editor

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Offshore StatWatch

A September 2004 report by the National Bureau of Economic Research entitled America's High-Tech Bust found that the U.S.

October 11, 2004 by ZDNet Editor

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Outsourcing: mentor capitalist addresses social policy

AlwaysON: Ram Shriram pitches a socially responsible approach to outsourcing that addresses those laid off due to offshoring when adopted as company policy: Distinct from government policy, we propose that companies as part of their social responsibility apply a Voluntary Offshoring code of conduct.

October 8, 2004 by Chris Jablonski

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Indemnity. It has its privileges.

Now that Sun has coughed up a cool $92 million to settle its intellectual property dispute with Kodak, perhaps the unofficial Java Needs to be...

October 7, 2004 by David Berlind

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Mobile device platforms: Time for co-existence, says Ovum

Ovum's Jessica Figueras is fed up with the platform battles in the mobile device space, with the latest focused on operators who are demanding customization from reluctant handset manufacturers, as in the case of Vodafone and Nokia. Battles like these, she argues, promises few benefits for developers and enterprises who themselves would like to have some leeway for device customization.

October 7, 2004 by Chris Jablonski

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