It's not quite Star Trek, but it might be pretty darn close. This is one to watch.
CBS Interactive's Distinguished Lecturer David Gewirtz hosts ZDNet Government -- ZDNet's politics and policy coffeehouse -- where civics lessons meet technology, nothing is sacred, and everything is fair game.
David Gewirtz, Distinguished Lecturer at CBS Interactive, is an author, U.S. policy advisor, and computer scientist. He is featured in the History Channel special The President's Book of Secrets and is a member of the National Press Club.
Service Level Agreements won't save your butt when the technology's out to get you.
Although Amazon had a historically bad outage at about the same time, Amazon kept up a running commentary with its customers. As far as we can tell, Sony has not.
Barack Obama's a tough read. It's honestly hard to tell whether he's been good at his job or horrific.
It is becoming more and more clear that China is a clear and present threat to American security.
Dropbox may, if necessary, decrypt the files in private Dropbox folders, allowing them to be read by government investigators. Here's what you need to know.
ZDNet's 20th anniversary: 1991. Thinking about those days gives me a headache. Back then, I was all Apple, all the time. It was not necessarily a good thing.
Here's a shoutout to everyone on the crew, and especially the intrepid pilot who came home safely and brought his injured bird in for an incredible landing.
The idea that Apple hasn't been able to figure out how to wirelessly sync to iTunes is just silly.
Congress and the Obama administration are conceding the future of our wireless broadband infrastructure to the carriers and their penny-wise, pound-foolish pricing structures.