Larry Dignan

Larry Dignan is 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 CBS Interactive 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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Negotiating with your hardware vendor 101

Negotiating with your hardware vendor 101

Squeezing the most out of technology budgets seems to be a running theme these days, but customers frequently give up leverage in negotiating hardware deals.According to Gartner analyst Leslie Fiering most hardware negotiations go wrong early on.

October 13, 2008 by in Hardware

Gartner's worst case for 2009 IT budgets isn't so bad

Gartner's worst case for 2009 IT budgets isn't so bad

Gartner has revised its 2009 IT budget prognostications, a move that isn't surprising, but the firm's projections could be a lot worse.Peter Sondergaard, senior vice president of research at Gartner, outlined the research group's new projections in his opening keynote at the Gartner Symposium ITxpo in Orlando (all posts and the firm's Twitter feed).

October 12, 2008 by in CXO

News to know: Apple's $800 laptop; MS and Mac Patch Days; Vista Home for business

News to know: Apple's $800 laptop; MS and Mac Patch Days; Vista Home for business

Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:Ryan Naraine: Mac OS X Patch Day: 40 security flaws fixedMS Patch Tuesday heads-up: 11 bulletins, 4 criticalEd Bott: Look who’s buying Vista Home Basic (hint: it’s not home users)Facebook: Revenue plan by 2011; Growth is key for nowRobert Scoble and sexy enterprise softwareMary Jo Foley: How much would an $800 Apple laptop hurt Microsoft?

October 9, 2008 by in Tech & Work

Facebook: Revenue plan by 2011; Growth is key for now.

Facebook: Revenue plan by 2011; Growth is key for now.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he's more focused on growing the social networking site than he is in finding a way to monetize it - at least for now. In a Q&A interview with German blog Netzökonom, Zuckerberg has basically given himself and the company three years to come up with a revenue plan that works for social networking sites.

October 9, 2008 by in Finance

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