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...

Latest Posts

IBM Announces 2nm Process Technology And Becomes A Kingmaker

In the world of microprocessors, there is a battle going on: who will be the King of Process Technology? The outcome of that battle...

IBM Sets Another Smallness Record with 2nm Chip Blueprints

Okay, now that IBM has revealed its 2nm chip design and process blueprint, what's next? A virtual chip? Two nanometers is smaller in width...

Dell Unveils, Explains APEX ‘Portfolio-as-a-Service’

In one of its busiest news-making days in the last few years, Dell EMC on May 5 at its  virtualized Dell Technologies World unveiled...

Dell-VMware Split a Hot Topic for IT Watchers

An old Bob Dylan song titled “The Times They are A-Changin' ” reminds me of what’s going on in tech today. The reality is...

Why It’s Critical to Manage Privileges and Access Across Your Multi-Cloud Environments

Conventional approaches to privileged access and identity management are ineffective in today’s cloud-oriented DevSecOps environments. The concept of least privilege access still remains foundational...