Larry Dignan

Editor-in-Chief, ZDNet

Larry Dignan is 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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Paul Allen's Charter IPO launches

Paul Allen's Charter IPO launches

Charter Communications, Paul Allen's cable company, opened at 20 1/2 Tuesday after pricing its shares at $19 a pop. The company is one of the whoppers among this week's offerings, which also includes Expedia, the spin off of Microsoft's online travel business, and United Parcel Service, a back-door e-commerce stock.

November 8, 1999 by in Start-Ups

Time for plastic electronics?

Time for plastic electronics?

Plastic Logic, a Cambridge UK startup, is getting $100 million in venture capital to build plastic electronics on a commercial scale. The facility "will produce flexible active-matrix display modules for 'take anywhere, read anywhere' electronic reader products.

January 3, 2007 by in Start-Ups

Huge IPO splash expected next week

Huge IPO splash expected next week

If you thought this week's IPO calendar was hot with the likes of Webvan Group (Nasdaq: WBVN) and Cobalt Networks (Nasdaq: COBT) just wait until you get a load of next week. There are so many offerings -- at least four of them expected to be huge -- that the market could conceivably choke.

November 4, 1999 by in Start-Ups

Cash For Calico

Cash For Calico

If an initial public offering is judged by the customers and partners a company keeps, Calico Commerce shouldn't have any problem attracting Wall Street's interest.Calico, which makes e-commerce software for corporations, will offer 3.

July 28, 2000 by in Start-Ups