Larry Dignan

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Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.

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Zack Whittaker writes for ZDNet, CNET, and CBS News. He is based in New York City.

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Neighborhood network a model for the future

Rafat Ali, author and publisher of the digital media blog points to what he calls a "fascinating account of a guy in Canada, who's developed a neighborhood network, where everyone there is watching digital TV with full PVR capability, making unmetered VoIP telephone calls, and downloading data at prodigious rates thanks to shared bandwidth.

October 4, 2004 by Chris Jablonski


JBoss founder Fleury casts Red Hat as OSS dinosaur

If open source software (OSS) is going to survive, JBoss founder Marc Fleury believes, revenues from companies like Red Hat must start trickling down to the developers. On the heels of Red Hat's inclusion of ObjectWeb's open-source application server, Fleury has a message for the Linux distributor: Grow up.

October 4, 2004 by David Berlind


PeopleSoft board member: Conway underplayed disruptive influence of Oracle takeover effort

Declan McCullagh has the scoop on the board room machinations that led to Craig Conway's dismissal as PeopleSoft CEO. Steven Goldby, the Symex Technologies CEO who chairs PeopleSoft's governance committee, said that Conway was fired in part because was less than honest when he told Wall Street analysts last year that Oracle's hostile takeover wasn't disrupting PeopleSoft's business.

October 4, 2004 by ZDNet