Larry Dignan

Contributing Editor

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.

Larry Dignan has nothing to disclose. He does not hold investments in the technology companies he covers.

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YouTube takes a Viacom hit; more blows likely

YouTube takes a Viacom hit; more blows likely

The underpinnings of YouTube's business model may have taken a hit when Viacom ordered Google's video darling to pull 100,000 of its unauthorized clips. Viacom said in a statement: "It has become clear that YouTube is unwilling to come to a fair market agreement that would make Viacom content available to YouTube users.

February 2, 2007 by in Social Enterprise

Viacom gives Joost a boost

Viacom gives Joost a boost

Is Joost old media's answer to YouTube?Viacom, just days after telling Google's YouTube to pull all of its content over copyright problems, is expected to announce a licensing deal with Internet video startup Joost.

February 19, 2007 by in Social Enterprise

Wal-Mart takes Skype to the masses

Wal-Mart takes Skype to the masses

Wal-Mart will offer Skype hardware and service throughout its 1,800 stores beginning today. The move, which could be a boon for growing Skype's subscriber count, means that Wal-Mart will carry headsets, webcams and handsets designed to work with Skype.

May 13, 2007 by in Social Enterprise