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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Latest Posts

U.S. healthcare industry: Google wants to protect you from Michael Moore's Sicko

Taking a break from reading the wall-to-wall iPhone coverage on TechMeme, I ran across a post from Lauren Turner, who works for Google as an account planner selling ads to the healthcare industry. In the post on what is called the Google Health Advertising blog, but only contains two posts, she assures potential advertisers that Google can help protect them from the negative impact of Michael Moore's just released film "Sicko," which does to the U.

June 30, 2007 by Dan Farber


Podcast: iPhone vigil, Powerset, Facebookmania and more...

This week on the Dan & David Show, we continue our iPhone vigil as people line up around the country to get their precious device in a few hours. Many people have analyzed the iPhone value proposition, but at this point it's more of an emotional buy, and it is really cool.

June 29, 2007 by Dan Farber


Mapping the social networking universe

Valleywag looks at how the planet is divided up among the major social networking services. It's the modern version of who owns the pipes, except it's who owns the hub of peoples' digital lives and manages the 'pipes' that serve the data of their personal networks.

June 28, 2007 by Dan Farber


Video: Steve Jobs at D5

Video: As long as we are in the midst of Steve Jobs parting the sea with the iPhone this week, here is the 67-minute interview Steve Jobs did with Walt Mossberg at the D5 conference in Carlsbad, Calif. on May 30th.

June 28, 2007 by Dan Farber


Zoho tweaks apps for iPhone

Zoho debuted iZoho today, which allows iPhone users to view Zoho Writer, Sheet and Show documents, and to edit Writer documents in the Safari browser. The user interface has been modified for the iPhone.

June 28, 2007 by Dan Farber


News to know: Google Desktop for Linux; SOA done right; Why iPhone?

Notable headlines...Mary Jo Foley: On the Web, no one knows you're a Microsoft employeeJoshua Greenbaum: A Little Transparency Could Go a Long Way: Oracle’s Opacity CrisisRobin Harris: SOA done right--the Amazon strategyDan Farber: Facebook: The rise of social applicationsRead/WriteWeb: Facebook Acquisitions: Fad or Proof of Platform Success?

June 27, 2007 by Dan Farber