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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What buying Vista Ultimate means to Microsoft

What buying Vista Ultimate means to Microsoft

Microsoft's plan to sell multiple versions of Vista--Basic, Home Premium and Ultimate--may already be paying dividends. The company, which reported fiscal second quarter earnings and provided plenty of items to analyze, said last night that it expects premium versions of Vista to represent 60 percent of sales in fiscal year 2007 (SeekingAlpha transcript).

January 25, 2007 by in Windows

Vista skepticism pervades, may be misplaced

Vista skepticism pervades, may be misplaced

This just in--Vista is launching to consumers and the Web is buzzing with worries over how to upgrade (and whether those worries are legit), stories about demand and primers on killer apps and pitfalls. One common thread: Folks are pretty damn skeptical about Vista.

January 29, 2007 by in Windows

Intel won't upgrade to Vista until SP1

Intel won't upgrade to Vista until SP1

Intel CEO Paul Otellini said the chip giant isn't going to upgrade to Vista until it gets the first service pack from Microsoft. Speaking at the Bank of America Technology conference in San Francisco, Otellini was asked about his take on Vista and whether it could drive demand.

March 5, 2007 by in Windows