Larry Dignan

Business Editor[email protected]Larry formerly served as the East Coast news editor and Finance Editor at CNET News.com. Prior to that, he was editor of Ziff Davis [email protected] Investor, which was, according to Barron's, a Top-10 financial site in the late 1990s. Larry has covered the technology and financial services industry since 1995, publishing articles in WallStreetWeek.com, [email protected] Week, The New York Times, and Financial Planning magazine. He's a graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism.

The Buzz

Blog WatchDell feels secureFirst, it was Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos pricey security detail. Now its Dell founder Michael Dell who is on the security bandwagon. Heres the rather snarky...

The Buzz – 22

SpendingIT = dead moneyEight out of 10 dollars spent on IT is "dead money." That humbling statistic came courtesy of Gartner at its Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Oct. 8-13.According to Gartner,...

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BlogWatchReplacing Jobs?Former Apple Computer Chief Financial Officer Fred Anderson resigned from Apples board of directors Oct. 4 amid a growing stock-option backdating scandal. Meanwhile, Apple CEO Steve Jobs apologized...

Our View: SarbOx Is Worth Saving

Ask an IT professional about the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and you are likely to get rolling eyes, some angst and the occasional rant about the lack of return on investment...

Networkings Mojo Returns

The network is back. For the network administrators in the room, that statement may not be much of a shocker.But for other casual observers—including me—the networking industry hasnt been...

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