New awards to recognize open source

At the O'Reilly Open Source Convention in Portland, Oregon, OSI Founder Eric Raymond and ZDNet editor in chief Dan Farber announce the creation of a new awards program to recognize and reward innovation and excellence in the open-source community.

July 10, 2003


Anonymous P2P file trading?

CNET's Brian Cooley gets the scoop from's Wayne Cunningham on the new version of Blubster 2.5, peer-to-peer file-trading software that claims it protects user anonymity.

July 1, 2003


Apple's new iChat enables video conferencing

At the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, AnchorDesk's David Coursey checks out Apple's new iChat AV, which enables Mac users to hold high-quality video conferences over broadband. The software is a major feature of "Panther," the next version of Mac OS X.

June 23, 2003


BEA chief says no to "massive consolidation"

In an exclusive Face to Face interview, BEA Systems CEO Alfred Chuang tells ZDNet's Dan Farber that Oracle's bid to take over PeopleSoft "doesn't make any sense" and explains why his company's software will become the enterprise equivalent of Microsoft Office.

June 11, 2003