Larry Dignan

Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.

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Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.

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Walt and Kara at DEMO; finale is an Arrington jab

Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, of the Wall Street Journal's "D: All Things Digital" conference, took the DEMO stage for a 30-minute head to head conversation today. It was a good chat where they tackled things like Google Chrome, Facebook’s future and the iPhone.

September 8, 2008 by Sam Diaz

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Maybe It's Time for Twenty-Somethings To Take Over Media

Media companies have to become technology companies, able to quickly and effectively deliver new services that appeal to a generation of readers who only spend about seven minutes a day of their free time reading stuff printed on paper.  That’s the contention propounded this morning by Harold ‘Terry’ McGraw, president and chief executive officer of The McGraw-Hill Companies at the B-to-B World Conference Monday at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York.

September 8, 2008 by Tom Steinert-Threlkeld

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DEMO: Today's Web becomes a two-way street

The opening sessions at the DEMOfall conference in San Diego were kicked off with an interesting take on the evolution of the Web by executive producer Chris Shipley. Since the beginning of the Web, it's grown from a mostly-text online inventory of information to a transactional Web, a place buying and selling occurred.

September 8, 2008 by Sam Diaz

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