Larry Dignan

Larry Dignan is the former Editor in Chief of ZDNet. He was most recently Executive Editor of News and Blogs at ZDNet. Prior to that, he was executive news editor at eWeek and news editor at Baseline. He also served as the East Coast news editor and finance editor at CNET News.com. Larry has covered the technology and financial services industry since 1995, publishing articles in WallStreetWeek.com, Inter@ctive Week, The New York Times, and Financial Planning magazine. He's a graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism and the University of Delaware.

Stephanie Condon

Stephanie Condon is a staff writer for Red Ventures based in Portland, Oregon, covering business technology for ZDNet. She previously covered politics for CBSNews.com, as well as the intersection of technology and politics for CNET. Stephanie graduated with a B.A. in communication from Stanford University.

Natalie Gagliordi

Natalie Gagliordi is a senior writer for Red Ventures based in Louisville, Kentucky, covering business technology for ZDNet.

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News to know: Storm; AMD, Intel; Tech economy reels

News to know: Storm; AMD, Intel; Tech economy reels

Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:Josh Taylor: Verizon announces BlackBerry Storm availability, pricingLarry Dignan: AMD unveils ‘Shanghai’; Aims to better compete with IntelAMD: Does the resurrection start with ‘Shanghai’?

November 12, 2008 by in Windows

With Citrix, iPhone is more attractive to business

With Citrix, iPhone is more attractive to business

Business-critical applications continue their push into the mobile world and, increasingly, that world includes the iPhone - giving the popular device more respect as a business tool, instead of just a toy, and giving IT administrators one less reason to insist on the Blackberry as a preferred handset.

November 12, 2008 by in Enterprise Software

Intel's fourth quarter unravels

Intel's fourth quarter unravels

Intel said Wednesday that its fourth quarter outlook will fall short of projections the company made just a few weeks ago.The magnitude of the drop-off is steep given that Intel couldn't even make it to its Dec.

November 12, 2008 by in Intel

Steve Jobs for President. Of GM?

Steve Jobs for President. Of GM?

The old joke went something like this: If auto manufacturers improved their products as much and as fast as American designers and makers of microelectronics have theirs,  a car today would be capable of speeds in excess of 1,000 miles an hour, go 650 miles on a gallon of gas, and be the size of a postage stamp.Now comes Thomas L.

November 12, 2008 by in Apple

Vudu takes HD lead; enough to stay alive?

Vudu takes HD lead; enough to stay alive?

Vudu, the product and service that brings downloadable movies to TV sets, is chugging full-speed-ahead when it comes to adding HD titles to its on-demand video service. This week, there were reports that Vudu's catalog now has more than 1,100 HD titles, leading a pack that includes AppleTV and Xbox.

November 12, 2008 by in Mobility

Qualcomm floats 'PC alternative' 3G device

Qualcomm floats 'PC alternative' 3G device

Qualcomm on Wednesday entered the Internet device market with a "PC alternative" designed to give netbooks some competition in emerging markets.The device, dubbed Kayak, is designed to use 3G wireless connectivity and be completely free of landlines and other accessories to connect to the Internet.

November 11, 2008 by in Mobility

Phonetopp bringing Web conferences to smartphones

Phonetopp bringing Web conferences to smartphones

If you've ever been tied to your desk or scrambled to find a WiFi hotspot just so you can tune into a Web conference, you'll be interested in knowing that Phonetopp, a Silicon Valley startup, is putting the finishing touches on a service that will bring the Webcast experience - and a little bit more - to your smartphone.The technology utilizes 3G mobile Web connections and segmented streams of the various elements of a Web cast to deliver a near-real time experience.

November 11, 2008 by in Telcos

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