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.

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

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Next up: The -1 Day Attack?

The shrinking time-to-exploit (the amount of time that elapses between when a vulnerabilty is announced and when an exploit that takes advantage of it surfaces on the Net) is one of the hot topics as this week's Black Hat security conference Las Vegas, NV.

July 28, 2004 by David Berlind


IBM's storage tank running into problems

IBM's Storage Tank project, built to handle data from Europe's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) project is not meeting targets and may never be used at all, Infoworld reports. IBM has said the Storage Tank will provide a key storage technology for the grid, but according to the project managers has only managed to scale so far to 28TB of data, representing just 0.

July 28, 2004 by ZDNet Editor


HP n' friends on a road trip

Hewlett Packard kicked off its Wireless and Mobility Roadshow in San Francisco today, bringing along its major wireless partners including Microsoft, Cisco, and T-Mobile. HP's Manager of Mobility Solutions, Richard Stone, took the better part of his presentation this morning to show off a couple of new iPAQ Pocket PCs.

July 27, 2004 by Chris Jablonski

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Opera sings the blues on my system

In the wake of some vulnerabilities that had left users of Microsoft's Internet Explorer exposed to certain exploits, I wondered (blogged) whether the window of opportunity had been opened wide for Opera. Since then, I've been testing the browser as an alternative to Internet Explorer.

July 27, 2004 by David Berlind


Implantable RFID? No thanks

If it is cheap enough, using RFID to track dogs and, perhaps, kids makes sense; but how about using it in implantable microchips to help thwart crime?

July 26, 2004 by Chris Jablonski