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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 was the security editor for ZDNet.

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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Who to watch and what to do in 2005

Who to watch and what to do in 2005

After a quick hit on Intel CEO Craig Barrett's on stage encounters with Aerosmith rocker Steven Tyler I interview THINKStrategies founder and managing directorJeff Kaplan in ZDNet's second podcast (download the MP3, or get it through the RSS feed). Kaplan gazes into his crystal ball for utility computing, managedservices, outsourcing, and the IT research sectors in 2005.

January 10, 2005 by in CXO

Prepare for the 'applistructure' era

Prepare for the 'applistructure' era

No, it's not what you get when you dedicate your organization to the Mac OS platform. But rather, 'applistructure' is the lastest buzzword which describes the blurring between application software and infrastructure middleware.

January 10, 2005 by in SAP

While you were X-Mas shopping, there was a PPTP trainwreck

While you were X-Mas shopping, there was a PPTP trainwreck

While it's month old news, I'm just now realizing that we never surfaced an important report into Between the Lines that was written in December by ZDNet blogger George Ou. Ou unearthed a critical security weakness in one of the most commonly deployed methods for establishing virtual private networks that no organization should turn a blind eye to: PPTP.

January 10, 2005 by in Security

The rise of open-source services

The rise of open-source services

News.com's Martin LaMonica reports on how new and established computing services companies are pushing installation and maintenance contracts for open-source software like Linux, Apache and MySQL...

January 9, 2005 by in Open Source

What did you miss at CES?

What did you miss at CES?

The Gillmor Gang, led by ZDNet blogger Steve Gillmor, discusses the highs and lows of CES and the future of digital technology. Will PCs rule the living room?

January 9, 2005 by in CES

Critical IE flaw...again

Critical IE flaw...again

Secunia has raised its rating of the vulnerabilities in Microsoft's browser to "extremely critical" -- following the release of exploit code for one of the flaws.

January 9, 2005 by in Security

Will you be victimized by a patent terrorist?

Will you be victimized by a patent terrorist?

Although he doesn't come right out and say it, Richard Wilder, who is a partner with law firm Sidley Austin Brown & Wood and is also an intellectual-property counsel for the Association for Competitive Technology has labeled SCO as a "patent terrorist." Wilder's definition of a patent terrorists is a company whose business model is based on patent litigation as athreat and licensing as a revenue source.

January 6, 2005 by in Legal

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