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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Peeking under the hood at Zillow

Peeking under the hood at Zillow

Zillow has $57 million in venture funding and a technology greenfield to create new online real estate features such as Make Me Move, a system that enables you to name a price so good you'll sell your home. Zillow's conundrum: How do you build technology infrastructure that can enable rapid product development and prepare for the long term?

December 10, 2006 by in Open Source

News to know: Midori; Yahoo; iPhone; VMware

News to know: Midori; Yahoo; iPhone; VMware

Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: On the road to Midori: RedHawk, MinSafe and Sapphire Next Microsoft enterprise instant messaging/VOIP server: Think 2009Microsoft to push XP SP3 via Auto Update on July 10Microsoft to deliver SQL Server 2008 in AugustJason O'Grady: Mac.com, ahem, MobileMe is down for maintenanceTechRepublic: Poll: Does your IT department plan to support the iPhone 3G, with its improved enterprise features?

July 9, 2008 by in Open Source

Oracle's Fusion middleware master plan starts coming together

Oracle's Fusion middleware master plan starts coming together

Oracle on Wednesday launched its Fusion 11g middleware family and the effort is aimed at linking the technological underpinnings of all of the company's acquired applications, owning the market, creating one fundamental software stack for the enterprise, laying the foundation for a cloud strategy as well as a few other things we're probably forgetting.At this juncture, the big picture behind Fusion has yet to emerge---especially with the cloud computing angle, according to Dana Gardner.

July 1, 2009 by in Open Source