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

Cap'tn...she can't take it (RSS) anymore!!

A recent flip-flop in Microsoft's blog publishing policy has bubbled up to a larger discussion about the growing popularity of blogs and the potential impact they may have on the entire IT and Internet infrastructure.

September 16, 2004 by David Berlind


When Plan B doesn't work, go to Plan C: Pray

According to a CNN report, a system failure is what led to a loss of communications between air traffic controllers and pilots which in turn resulted in some near misses between aircraft.

September 15, 2004 by David Berlind


Spectrum hogs: Fit to be slaughtered?

In his most recent column, ZDNet contributing editor George Ou examines a recent decision by the University of Texas to ban students from setting up their own Wi-Fi networks in order to prevent frequency spectrum saturation: a circumstance under which Wi-Fi users could end up with loss of connectivity.

September 15, 2004 by David Berlind


Gadget Watch: Cat-shaped LCD monitors and flower speakers

Two cool items from Japan that you may never get to buy:Kitty cat screeni-Mii, a 15-inch, cat-shaped LCD monitor from Greenhouse has ears that function as speakers, while the feet and tail function as the stand. Available in green and orange, the display runs at 1024x768 and will sell for around $400 US later this year.

September 15, 2004 by ZDNet Editor