Larry Dignan

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

Rachel King

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

Zack Whittaker

Zack Whittaker writes for ZDNet, CNET, and CBS News. He is based in New York City.

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Citrix gobbles up XenSource

Citrix said Wednesday that it will acquire privately held XenSource for $500 million in cash and stock in what's likely to be the beginning of a virtualization land grab. The purchase of XenSource is interesting since it puts Citrix into the virtualization market.

August 15, 2007 by

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Yahoo Local revamped; vastly improved

Yahoo Local has been refreshed with a bolder look, more useful features and what appears to be better coverage of smaller areas.When I last reviewed Yahoo's search for my Life without Google series the local results were a hang up for me.

August 14, 2007 by

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TechCrunch compares 34 social networking companies

TechCrunch has published a comparison chart of 34 social networking companies and their products. It's not the large colonies of MySpace, Facebook, Bebo or LinkedIn, but the products/services aimed at enabling businesses with social networking software.

August 14, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Microsoft Office is dead meme revived

My friend Steve Gillmor has been bloviating about the death of bloated Microsoft Office for years. Google's cloud-based apps are poised to put a stake in the heart of Microsoft's Office business, which accounted for the majority $16.

August 14, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Google, Microsoft and the glacial healthcare revolution

Google recently took a hit for a blog post by a salesperson who was evangelizing healthcare clients that the spending marketing funds Google ads could counter the negative publicity from Sicko. But Google's real interest in healthcare is more about its search and hosting businesses, as reported by Steve Lohr in the New York Times.

August 14, 2007 by Dan Farber

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