One reason: cross-browser sync. Ain't nothin' else can do it.
CBSI'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.
In addition to hosting the ZDNet Government and ZDNet DIY-IT blogs, CBS Interactive's Distinguished Lecturer David Gewirtz is an author, U.S. policy advisor and computer scientist. He is featured in The History Channel special The President's Book of Secrets, is one of America's foremost cyber-security experts, and is a top expert on saving and creating jobs. He is also director of the U.S. Strategic Perspective Institute as well as the founder of ZATZ Publishing. David is a member of FBI InfraGard, the Cyberwarfare Advisor for the International Association for Counterterrorism & Security Professionals, a columnist for The Journal of Counterterrorism and Homeland Security, and has been a regular CNN contributor, and a guest commentator for the Nieman Watchdog of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University. He is the author of Where Have All the Emails Gone?, the definitive study of email in the White House, as well as How To Save Jobs and The Flexible Enterprise, the classic book that served as a foundation for today's agile business movement.
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Because there's almost nothing more fun than speculating about presidential candidates, we present to you the earliest comprehensive list of Republican possibles for 2012.
What do you think? Should private companies take over our public libraries?
This week in ZDNet Government, we begin our in-depth political coverage of the upcoming 2010 mid-term elections.
I mean, us Americans? Self-absorbed? Who invented Twitter? Facebook? Foursquare? No, we're not self-absorbed.
I am not making this up. I could not possibly make this up.
If you're in Germany, you can preemptively stop Google from releasing your home's picture.
Did anyone seriously think that HDCP was unbreakable? Really?
I don't know. Hopefully, it's not the kind of thing that you don't know, until you know. You know?
Like much of America's infrastructure, many pipelines are old, need to be replaced, and have the potential for catastrophic failure.
Attention, my fellow geeks. You have your orders. Now fight. Fight back hard. This battle can be won. This battle must be won.
What should Microsoft do to make this right?
It's a game. Our troops know it's a game.
Should investigators be required to get a search warrant before extracting your location data from your cellular phone? New ruling says... sorta.
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