Larry Dignan

Editor-in-Chief, ZDNet; Editorial Director, TechRepublic

Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic. 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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Google, content farms and one slippery slope

Google, content farms and one slippery slope

How will Google's algorithm determine shallow and low quality content? We could quickly get into an algorithm as censor pickle. Are you willing to ride that slippery slope for better search results. Google is ready. I'm not so sure I am though.

January 21, 2011 by in Legal

VCs a glum bunch over economy, lack of exits

VCs a glum bunch over economy, lack of exits

Venture capitalists are having a confidence crisis as dwindling exit opportunities and a weak economy conspire to put the kibosh on returns.According to the Silicon Valley Venture Capital Confidence Index the second quarter registered a reading of 3.

July 8, 2008 by in Legal

Who will govern virtual worlds?

Who will govern virtual worlds?

For now the virtual world--characterized by Second Life, World of Warcraft and other games--is governed by game creators, the player community and end user license agreements. The future may look different.

December 1, 2006 by in Legal