Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

I'm editor-at-large for Ziff Davis Enterprise. That's a fancy title that means I write about whatever topic strikes my fancy or needs written about across the Ziff Davis Enterprise family of publications. You'll find most of my stories in Linux-Watch, DesktopLinux and eWEEK. Prior to becoming a technology journalist, I worked at NASA and the Department of Defense on numerous major technological projects.

Customized Linux PC for MySpacers

PC vendor Everex and gOS (Good OS), the Linux distribution based around Google applications, is taking the next step in online-based computing by introducing a limited edition MySpace PC.The...

Linux Partisans Gather at Linux Foundation’s Annual Meeting

AUSTIN, Texas-How do you herd cats? Well, as the famous EDS commercial shows, it isn't easy. In a sense, that's what the Linux Foundation, the nonprofit pro-Linux organization, will...

Finding the Right Open-Source Savvy Lawyer

Some days, like it or not, you need a lawyer. For most business purposes, picking the right law firm isn't usually that big of a deal.Chances are you already...

Microsoft Gives Up on Vista

Vista is dead.That's not what Bill Gates said at a seminar on corporate philanthropy in Miami on April 4, but it might as well have been. What Gates actually...

XP Home Lives, and So Does Linux, on UMPCs

When I thought Microsoft was going to extend XP's lifetime to better slug it out with Linux on Ultra Mobile PCs and Mobile Internet Devices, I was afraid Linux...

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AWS’s Ryan Orsi on Cloud Security

I spoke with Ryan Orsi, Worldwide Partner Lead, Security, at AWS, about handling cloud security issues, and news updates on AWS cloud security. Among the...

Automation Anywhere CEO Mihir Shukla on Intelligent Automation

I spoke with Mihir Shukla, CEO and Co-Founder of Automation Anywhere, about the RPA market and the challenges and potential of intelligent automation. Among the...

Oracle Cloud’s Leo Leung on the Value of Distributed Cloud

I spoke with Leo Leung, VP, Products and Strategy at Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, about the cloud sector and how the OCI Dedicated Region solution...

Sisense vs. Tableau: Analytics Software Comparison 2022

Tableau and Sisense are two well respected business intelligence and data analytics platforms. Both were scored well by Gartner in its latest “Magic Quadrant...