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

Are you better than Berkeley?

If you graduated from Berkeley, some identity data about you is now likely in the wrong hands. According to a UC Berkeley press release, someone stole a laptop from the Graduate Division offices that contained information on people who applied to grad school from 2001 to 2004, registered as grad students from 1998 through 2003, received doctoral degrees from 1976 through 1999, and some others.

March 29, 2005 by Phil Windley


Will the real AJAX pioneer please stand up

While Longtail may have gotten the award for biggest buzzword of PC Forum from my partner in crime Dan Farber, the acronym that's been ringing in my RSS-inbox for the last three weeks -- one that's spanned three events in two weeks (eTech, SXSW, and PC Forum) -- is Ajax. According to Accessify.

March 28, 2005 by David Berlind


Extreme IT: UNICEF CIO Andre Spatz

UNICEF CIO Andre Spatz practices the art of IT management under extreme conditions. He has to support 8,000 employees in 159 countries, at 258 locations around the world.

March 25, 2005 by Dan Farber


Enterprising blogs, wikis and RSS

The blogging and wiki world continues to get more corporate. Socialtext recently added new features to its enterprise appliance and hosted service, including enterprise-class monitoring, backup, directory integration, improved e-mail integration and security features.

March 25, 2005 by Dan Farber

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On the death of SOAP

In a series of posts, Carlos Peres declares SOAP comatose, but notofficially dead and then adds a fewnails to the coffin. Says Carlos:Today, half a year since my prediction of the rise of REST and the fall ofSOAP, denial has been now replaced with panic.

March 25, 2005 by Phil Windley

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Product Watch: Tableau Software

Tableau Software is about to release the 1.0 of version of an application that radically simplifies data visualization--meaning you can make some sense out of database rows, columns and cross-tabs without knowing SQL and brain surgery.

March 24, 2005 by Dan Farber