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.

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.

Natalie Gagliordi

Natalie Gagliordi is a staff writer for CBS Interactive based in Louisville, Kentucky, covering business technology for ZDNet. She previously worked as the editor of Kiosk Marketplace, an online B2B trade publication that focused on interactive self-service technology, while also contributing to additional websites that covered retail technology, digital signage hardware and mobile payment trends. Natalie attended George Washington University, where she studied communication sciences, and also the University of South Florida, where she received a B.A. in News-Editorial Journalism.

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XML: Too much of a good thing?

XML: Too much of a good thing?

From cave maps to meat cuts, it's hard to find an industry or interest that isn't taking advantage of the fast-growing standard for Web services and data exchange. In the six years since the main XML specification was first published, it's spawned hundreds of schemas, benefiting everyone from butchers to bulldozer operators wishing to easily exchange information electronically.

September 6, 2004 by in Enterprise Software

Grid futures

Grid futures

This week, UK particle physicists will demonstrate the world's largest, working computing grid. With over 6,000 computers at 78 sites internationally, the Large Hadron Collider Computing Grid (LCG) is the first permanent, worldwide grid for science experimentation.

September 5, 2004 by in Hardware

The fox in the henhouse

The fox in the henhouse

Robert Vamosi has the scoop on a joint study by the United States Secret Service and the Carnegie-Mellon Software Engineering Institute (CERT) on computer crime called "Insider Threat Study: Illicit Cyber Activity in the Banking and Finance Sector.

September 3, 2004 by in Banking

Why SP2 deserved every shred of the scrutiny

Why SP2 deserved every shred of the scrutiny

Microsoft's Service Pack 2 for Windows XP is the most important piece of security software in the history of computing. It's also a failure in so many ways that criticisms of the OS update and, more importantly, of the Trustworthy Computing Initiative itself, simply can't be dismissed.

September 2, 2004 by in Tech Industry

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