Larry Barrett

Senior Writerlarry_barrett@ziffdavisenterprise.comLarry, of San Carlos, Calif., was a senior writer and editor at CNet, writing analysis, breaking news and opinion stories. He was technology reporter at the San Jose Business Journal from 1996-1997. He graduated with a B.A. from San Jose State University where he was also executive editor of the daily student newspaper.

Top 10 E-Commerce Developments

A panel of industry and policy experts polled by the Software & Information Industry Association came to the same conclusion as the online masses: Google is the most significant...

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Demand for highly trained and certified IT security professionals is forcing CIOs and IT managers to shell out higher salaries, and to adjust their budgets to meet the increased...

San Jose Sharks: On Thick Ice

Joe Will and other San Jose Sharks executives finally have something to smile about this spring. Their National Hockey League team is back in the playoffs—and with a lighter...

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Computer Associates ousted its chairman and chief executive over accounting concerns. Ditto for Nortel Networks, which booted its CEO and chief financial officer. What will you do if your...


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