Zack Whittaker

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Zack Whittaker was the security editor for ZDNet.

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Live@edu merging with BPOS: Outlook Live v2 on its way?

Live@edu merging with BPOS: Outlook Live v2 on its way?

As Mary Jo Foley reported on Tuesday, Microsoft is readying the latest version of BPOS (Business Productivity Online Suite) in test form next week. Tied in with this is an organisational restructure which leaves Live@edu, the student email service, expected to be ported over to Microsoft Online Services.

October 14, 2010 by in Developer

Podcast: Can Silverlight be the Flash killer?

Podcast: Can Silverlight be the Flash killer?

I put forward the question to semi-regular visitor on here, Dan Wood, who's appeared in a post or two and a podcast some months ago. With Silverlight being pushed out by Microsoft every way possible, with links on every Microsoft web page and in Windows Live Essentials, it's like they are desperate for the world to see it.

January 11, 2009 by in Developer

Has Social 2.0 become too powerful?

Has Social 2.0 become too powerful?

I love playing with new things, new websites, services and devices. But after rejoining Twitter, speared on by extreme peer presure from my colleagues, I discovered how scarily connected the whole world was; suddenly woken up to this world, closely entwined with this new revolution of next generation web technologies.

February 15, 2009 by in Developer