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.

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News to know: Vista hot fix; GPL drama; MSN Messenger flaw; Google

Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft releases two Vista hotfix packs via Windows UpdateFree Software Foundation: No GPLv3 exemptions for Microsoft Ed Burnette: GPLv3 Myth #4: GPLv3 undercuts the Microsoft/Novell dealRyan Naraine: MSN Messenger vulnerable to 'highly critical' webcam flaw.Engadget: Google is working on a mobile OS, and it's due out shortly.

August 28, 2007 by

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Steve Jurvetson: AI, nanotech and the future of the human species

Steve Jurvetson is one of the featured speakers, among other luminaries, at the forthcoming Singularity Summit 2007 on advanced artificial intelligence (AI). As a managing director at the venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson, he invested early in the first Web wave, with Hotmail, Interwoven and Kana, and has now turned his attention to the arcane world of nanotechnology, molecular electronics and quantum computing.

August 28, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Google CFO to retire

Google said Tuesday that CFO George Reyes will retire by the end of the year.Reyes will stick around to help Google find a new CFO and "assure an orderly transition.

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EarthLink restructures, cuts 900 jobs

Amid declining subscribers for its Internet services EarthLink unveiled a restructuring that will shutter a handful of locations and eliminate 900 jobs. The restructuring, outlined in a statement on Tuesday, comes as the company is repositioning for the future.

August 28, 2007 by

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SAP doubles customers in India

SAP has doubled its customer base in India, sent its entire executive board to the country and reaffirmed plans to invest $1 billion to the developing nation by 2010. For good measure, SAP partnered with Wipro on a research center.

August 27, 2007 by

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