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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JavaOne: The week in video

JavaOne: The week in video

JavaOne has come and gone and we've learned that Sun is gunning for LiveMesh, is bringing applets back and wooing developers.Here's a look at some of the key stories:Microsoft Live Mesh to get more competition -- from SunSun's continuing open source problemJavaFX's day in the SunProfits-strapped Sun continues decade-long pitch to developers on Java dominanceOpenSolaris: What Ubuntu wants to be when it grows upCommercial OpenSolaris shipsNews.

May 8, 2008 by in Oracle

Oracle up to bat: Red Hat bashing possible

Oracle up to bat: Red Hat bashing possible

In what's expected to be an otherwise so-so second quarter report, Oracle may shed some light on its two-month-old plan to support Red Hat Linux. Oracle reports its fiscal second quarter results after the market closes today and analysts aren't expecting a blow-out quarter with earnings of 22 cents a share on sales of $4.

December 18, 2006 by in Oracle

Oracle eyes vertical warfare; search gains

Oracle eyes vertical warfare; search gains

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is banking on two things for the future growth in the company's applications business: Winning battles among various verticals such as retail and telecom billing and betting heavily on search. Oracle, which reported second quarter earnings earlier today, projected third quarter results in line with current expectations of earnings of 22 cents a share on sales of $4.

December 18, 2006 by in Oracle