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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Will Tim Cook be the next Steve Jobs?

Will Tim Cook be the next Steve Jobs?

Last month, after a press event at Apple's Cupertino headquarters, I made an off-the-cuff observation about the future leadership of the company. In short, I commented on how Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook, who took a portion of stage time from Jobs to talk about new notebooks, was wearing blue jeans and a black shirt - Jobs' signature outfit.

November 10, 2008 by in Apple

Blackberry Storm set for lift-off?

Blackberry Storm set for lift-off?

Updated: Does Verizon Wireless finally have a date to roll out the Blackberry Storm?In a conversation with Verizon's helpdesk on an unrelated issue, a customer rep spilled the beans that the release date is Nov.

November 10, 2008 by in Smartphones

Sun launches Open Storage line

Sun launches Open Storage line

Sun Microsystems on Monday unveiled a new family of storage systems--code named Amber Road--in an attempt to put the squeeze on players like EMC, IBM and HP by using standard components and open source software.Sun's 7000 family is aimed at cost-conscious storage customers.

November 10, 2008 by in Storage

Circuit City files Chapter 11

Circuit City files Chapter 11

Circuit City said Monday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and that the company plans to operate its business without interruption.Circuit City, the second largest electronics retailer behind Best Buy, has been thumped by its bigger rival and stores such as Wal-Mart.

November 9, 2008 by in Finance

The change imperative: It's back-to-basics time

The change imperative: It's back-to-basics time

It's about accepting we now operate in a global economy and that we are competing at a level where we need to work as hard, and as smart, as the next nation. I hope President-Elect Obama can help instill a new work culture in the US.

November 9, 2008 by in CXO

10 candidates who could become Obama's CTO

10 candidates who could become Obama's CTO

As a presidential candidate, part of Barack Obama's technology policy platform included hiring the U.S. government's first chief technology officer (CTO). If Obama follows through on this, who is likely to get the job? Here are 10 top candidates.

November 9, 2008 by in CXO

Questioning the reliability of an iPhone reliability study

Questioning the reliability of an iPhone reliability study

(updated below)There are some studies that just deserve the raising of a eyebrow, a cloud of doubt, a hint of skepticism. The latest study (PDF), conducted by a cell phone warranty company called SquareTrade, is the latest example of one that I can't help but question.

November 7, 2008 by in iPhone

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