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

Is Intel trying to torpedo the OLPC?

Nicholas Negroponte, head of the One Laptop Per Child project, blasted Intel for trying to usurp any momentum his effort is getting. Negroponte's argument delivered via 60 Minutes: Intel was pitching its wares and a cheap PC dubbed the Classmate to torpedo the OLPC effort, which needs 3 million orders to start manufacturing.

May 21, 2007 by


Facebook: The prince of social networking

Given how many friend requests I am getting on Facebook from people who I would expect to hear from on LinkedIn, it's clear that the number two social network, trailing the massive MySpace, is poised to become the prince of social networking. By that I mean the company 23-year-old Mark Zuckerberg founded is becoming the preferred destination for the most attractive demographics--college age and beyond.

May 21, 2007 by Dan Farber

Comments adds ability to consume Web services in Apex

With his typical heralding of the end of software , CEO Marc Benioff now says that his company is bringing the "end of software to SOA" and removing "the barriers of software infrastructure that have been imposed by SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft.

May 20, 2007 by Dan Farber