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

Apple hit parade may have a clunker

Apple has had an unprecedented string of hits over the last few years. In fact, like the record companies that Steve Jobs is arguing with, Apple has relied on major hits, not the long tail, to fill its coffers.

September 26, 2005 by Dan Farber


Remembering Bob Artner

This week we lost a valued colleague, Bob Artner, who passed away suddenly on Tuesday. Bob was the driving force of sister site TechRepublic.

September 23, 2005 by Dan Farber

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Hi-end audio pro weighs in on DRM conundrum

More and more great email is showing up in my inbox regarding my recent blog post on how my $20,000 worth of hi-end entertainment gear can't play my 99 cent songs (at least not the way it should be able to, there are workarounds).  Digital rights management technology is the culprit.

September 23, 2005 by David Berlind


Windows Mobile-based Treo imminent?

Mirosoft has distributed an invitation to a press conference involving Bill Gates, Palm, Inc. president Ed Colligan, and Verizon Wireless president and CEO Denny Strigl.

September 23, 2005 by David Berlind

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Ed Zander, the mobile man

Coming soon: I just recorded a podcast with Motorola CEO Ed Zander, and got a good look at the new mobile devices (not cell phones) and what keeps him awake at night. The podcast, recorded at the Churchill Club's 20 anniversary event at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, will be up on Monday.

September 23, 2005 by Dan Farber


Sullivan takes me to the woodshed for a spankin'

In a post (see Yes, Google does alert you to new blog finds) that rips my coverage to shreds and then goes on to question whether my objectivity  has been compromised by some personal vendetta against Google, blogger Danny Sullivan says that I got it all wrong when I asked Shouldn't Google Alerts include blogs.

September 23, 2005 by David Berlind