Larry Dignan

Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic. He was most recently Executive Editor of News and Blogs at ZDNet. Prior to that he was executive news editor at eWeek and news editor at Baseline. He also served as the East Coast news editor and finance editor at CNET News.com. Larry has covered the technology and financial services industry since 1995, publishing articles in WallStreetWeek.com, Inter@ctive Week, The New York Times, and Financial Planning magazine. He's a graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism and the University of Delaware.

Zack Whittaker

Zack Whittaker is the security editor for ZDNet. You can send tips securely via Signal and WhatsApp to 646-755-8849, and his PGP fingerprint for email is: 4D0E 92F2 E36A EC51 DAAE 5D97 CB8C 15FA EB6C EEA5.

Stephanie Condon

Stephanie Condon is a staff writer for CBS Interactive based in Portland, Oregon, covering business technology for ZDNet. She previously covered politics for CBSNews.com, as well as the intersection of technology and politics for CNET. Stephanie graduated with a B.A. in communication from Stanford University.

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Thinking twice about doing business in China

Thinking twice about doing business in China

As is the case in many governments with respect to their countries, the Chinese government sets the ground rules before foreign companies can do business in China.  The choice between going along with those rules or losing access to one of the fastest growing markets in the world has largely been a behind-closed-doors decision that involved no government intervention.

February 2, 2006 by in Government

SAP rolls out 'hybrid' CRM

SAP rolls out 'hybrid' CRM

SAP rolled out today its CRM on-demand application, focusing on large and mid-sized companies, for managing sales, service and marketing. The company calls it 'hyrbid' CRM, with subscription-based licensing.

February 2, 2006 by in SAP

SAP hosted CRM on tap tomorrow

SAP hosted CRM on tap tomorrow

I'll be at the SAP Palo Alto offices for the introduction of its hosted CRM solution. Phil Wainewright speculates on SAP's challenges as a hosted service provider.

February 1, 2006 by in SAP

Detecting single photons

Detecting single photons

What do you do when you need to transmit a signal over a long distance, from Saturn, say, and you're low on power?  Until now, you turned the bandwidth way down, but new single-photon detectors could change that.

February 1, 2006 by in Security

Dumb idea?: Biometric hall pass for travelers

Dumb idea?: Biometric hall pass for travelers

Bruce Schneier doesn't mince words about the stupidy of (a) using biometric IDs to create two classes of travelers (low risk, higher risk) and (b) privatizing the system that does it: What the Trusted Traveler program does is create two different access paths into the airport: high security and low security. The intent is that only good guys will take the low-security path, and the bad guys will be forced to take the high-security path....

January 31, 2006 by in Security

Must (not) see HDTV

Must (not) see HDTV

By way of ZDNet reader Derek Flickinger comes the low down on why just about every monitor on the market is about to become obsolete (for HD movie playback).  Including many of those big screens hanging on your walls (oops).

January 31, 2006 by in Hardware

IE7 beta 2 goes public

IE7 beta 2 goes public

Internet Explorer for XP SP2 beta 2 is now out in the wild for the universe to bang on. The official launch will be sometime later this year along with Windows Vista.

January 31, 2006 by in Windows

Torvalds at odds with Cox over Linux and GPL3

Torvalds at odds with Cox over Linux and GPL3

Ingrid Marson of ZDNet News UK reports on Linux developer Alan Cox's take on GPL 3:Cox told ZDNet UK that he thinks that many of the changes in GPL 3 are sound: "The majority of it looks very sensible, such as letting copyright information be displayed in an About box rather than relying on command line instructions (as is the case in GPL 2). Some of the more contentious stuff has sensibly been made optional.

January 31, 2006 by in Open Source

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