TaglineThe tech news and reviews pioneer
Year Foundedpre-2000
Type or CoverageTechnology
CitySan Francisco
Business TypeFor-profit
Revenue SourcesNational Ads
Revenue SourcesSponsorships
Revenue SourcesSyndicated Content
Institutional SupportNo Institutional Support
Staff Size (Business)More than 40
Staff Size (Editorial)More than 40
Active VolunteersNone
AffiliationsBusiness: Owned by CBS Interactive. Content: Numerous sites license CNET Reviews. Also does content sharing with All Things Digital and Scientific American.
Mappin LocationSan Francisco - California
Principal StaffScott Ard
Principal StaffJames Kerstetter
Principal StaffLindsey Turrentine
Principal StaffJohn Falcone
DescriptionLooking for the latest news on Dell or Hewlett-Packard or trying to figure out whether to buy yourself an Apple iPad or one of its competitors in the tablet category? If you are there’s a good chance you’re going to end up on CNET. CNET is a technology news website that offers tech product reviews news price comparisons free software downloads daily videos and podcasts. Founded in 1992 it made its first splash in 1994 with CNET TV. With help from backers like Microsoft’s Paul Allen and USA Networks CNET TV produced cable shows such as The Web CNET Central and The New Edge which aired on channels such as USA and Syfy. American Idol host Ryan Seacrest first rose to prominence as a host of The New Edge.
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