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.

Zack Whittaker

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

Latest Posts

When is a startup not a startup?

Valleywag has tallied nominations (see below) for the hottest Silicon Valley startups from Linked In and Venture Beat solicitations, with Facebook leading the pack. If you look at the the companies mentioned, the term startup doesn't always come to mind.

April 10, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Citigroup likely to consolidate IT, back office ops

Citigroup on Wednesday is expected to announce its restructuring plan and information technology consolidation is likely to be a big component. Bloomberg is reporting that Citigroup may cut 17,000 jobs as the result of a three month efficiency review designed to cut annual expenses by $1 billion.

April 9, 2007 by

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Early reviews on SanDisk-Yahoo MP3 player good

Yahoo announced the SanDisk Sansa Connect--a new Wi-Fi-enabled portable MP3 player loaded with a bevy of Yahoo services such as Yahoo Messenger, Yahoo Music and Flickr--and the early reviews are good.  From our review: Price: The player (gallery at right) carries an MSRP of $250, which is slightly high for a 4GB device, but it's not unreasonable to pay a bit more for advanced technology.

April 9, 2007 by


Does email have a future?

The days of email as a mission-critical application appear to be limited, according to an IDC report. IDC said it is projecting that 97 billion emails will be sent worldwide in 2007 and more than 40 billion of those will be spam.

April 9, 2007 by