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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Jobs and his new mini Mac

Steve Jobs is one of the few people in the world who can use terms like "amazing," "incredible," and "phenomenon" dozens of times in presentation and not be dismissed as a blowhard.

January 11, 2005 by ZDNet

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Oracle ressurects mobile database plan

In hopes of wooing those interested in the mobile database wares of market leader Sybase, Oracle is reviving its mobile database strategy. According to Jacob Christfort, vice president of product development for voiceand wireless at Oracle, Oracle is taking a deliberately different tackthan Sybase.

January 10, 2005 by David Berlind

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Death of the "pod" in "podcasting"?

There is more to the Microsoft-TiVo-MTV deal that was announced at CES than meets the eye. To funnel the multimedia content into mobile devices that the deal promised to deliver, hard drives will have to be par for the course for Windows Media-enabled mobile devices including digital music players and smartphones.

January 10, 2005 by David Berlind

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Who to watch and what to do in 2005

After a quick hit on Intel CEO Craig Barrett's on stage encounters with Aerosmith rocker Steven Tyler I interview THINKStrategies founder and managing directorJeff Kaplan in ZDNet's second podcast (download the MP3, or get it through the RSS feed). Kaplan gazes into his crystal ball for utility computing, managedservices, outsourcing, and the IT research sectors in 2005.

January 10, 2005 by David Berlind

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Prepare for the 'applistructure' era

No, it's not what you get when you dedicate your organization to the Mac OS platform. But rather, 'applistructure' is the lastest buzzword which describes the blurring between application software and infrastructure middleware.

January 10, 2005 by Chris Jablonski

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While you were X-Mas shopping, there was a PPTP trainwreck

While it's month old news, I'm just now realizing that we never surfaced an important report into Between the Lines that was written in December by ZDNet blogger George Ou. Ou unearthed a critical security weakness in one of the most commonly deployed methods for establishing virtual private networks that no organization should turn a blind eye to: PPTP.

January 10, 2005 by David Berlind

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The rise of open-source services

News.com's Martin LaMonica reports on how new and established computing services companies are pushing installation and maintenance contracts for open-source software like Linux, Apache and MySQL...

January 9, 2005 by ZDNet

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What did you miss at CES?

The Gillmor Gang, led by ZDNet blogger Steve Gillmor, discusses the highs and lows of CES and the future of digital technology. Will PCs rule the living room?

January 9, 2005 by ZDNet

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Critical IE flaw...again

Secunia has raised its rating of the vulnerabilities in Microsoft's browser to "extremely critical" -- following the release of exploit code for one of the flaws.

January 9, 2005 by ZDNet

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