David Grober

Managing Editor

David Grober has worked a variety of editorial roles in the technology media since 1982, when he joined the copy desk at IDG's Computer Business News. He served as managing editor for PC Week (now eWeek) and, later, Digital News. David made the leap from print to online publishing in 1994, when he joined Ziff-Net's Software Library. Since 9/11, David has worked in ZDNet's Business Technology Group, and now serves as ZDNet's managing editor.

David Grober has nothing to disclose and does not hold any investments.

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Google's Android operating system has rounded up developers and a bevy of hardware partners to swamp the smartphone industry with devices. Android's market share has surged courtesy of devices from HTC and Motorola and analysts are generally upbeat about the platform's prospects and ability to crack the top three platforms.

April 14, 2010 by in Mobility

Sprint and Clearwire were first out of the gates with 4G products that use WiMax technology. But Verizon Wireless has big plans for Long Term Evolution, which promises to deliver faster mobile broadband. Wireless carriers are either deploying LTE or planning pilots in the months ahead. If 4G lives up to the hype, it may allow broadband customers to cut the cords for 4G.

April 14, 2010 by in Mobility

Gallery: Dead-Finger Tech

Gallery: Dead-Finger Tech

What's the one technology that you can't live without? Which computing device, gadget or software app will they have pry from your cold, dead fingers? We asked ZDNet bloggers which bit of technology their lives depend upon. (But no iPhones, please.) Does their Dead-Finger Tech look anything like yours?

August 6, 2009 by in Mobility

Id Software through the years

Id Software through the years

Id Software is most closely associated with Doom and Quake (and its forthcoming game RAGE), but the company cut its teeth in the early 1990s with the "Commander Keen" series of 2D platformer games.

July 8, 2011 by in Mobility

Every debate surrounding the principle of net neutrality quickly becomes overblown and emotional. The Google and Verizon proposal is the latest example of how a discussion about the principle of open, unfettered access to the Internet is guaranteed to raise a firestorm of clashing opinions.

August 10, 2010 by in Mobility

Verizon is a forerunner on multiple fronts. For starters, Verizon made a big bet on its FiOS fiber-optic to the home network. That network is now giving Verizon the means to compete with cable giants such as Comcast. Verizon's wireless unit is also a powerhouse. The company is working to roll out 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology in an effort to leapfrog rival AT&T.

May 17, 2010 by in Mobility

AT&T is one of the largest wireless telecom providers in the United States and remains in a fight with Verizon Wireless to be the top dog in terms of subscribers. AT&T has used Apple's iPhone to become a leader, but all of that data consumption has taxed its 3G network.

April 14, 2010 by in Mobility