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

Latest Posts

comScore maps global search reach

According to a recent comScore survey on worldwide search activity, more than 750 million people (age 15 and older) conducted 61 billion searches in August, led by the Asia-Pacific region.Google, of course, led all search engines with more than half the searches, including 5 million on YouTube.

October 10, 2007 by Dan Farber


Dell offers new thin client solution

At the Gartner IT Expo in Orlando Dell announced what it calls (and has trademarked) On-Demand Desktop Streaming. Basically, the company has dressed up a thin client-based,  solution, using Citrix software for streaming operating systems, applications and data, with a fancy name using the current buzzwords"on demand" and "streaming.

October 10, 2007 by Dan Farber


Emerging trends: 3D printing; robots galore; human augmentation

Gartner unveiled its emerging technologies outlook for technologies we'll see in more than 10 years and it's a landscape filled with robots, human augmentation and collective intelligence. Jackie Fenn, an analyst at Gartner, walked through a bevy of technologies--some that are around today but just haven't hit prime time.

October 10, 2007 by