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CNET was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

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Key People/Management at CNET

Connie Guglielmo

Connie Guglielmo

Jason Hiner

Jason Hiner

Editorial Director / CNET Advice
Mark Serrels

Mark Serrels

Editorial Director / Culture
Gabriel Sama

Gabriel Sama

Managing Editor / CNET en Español
Kent German

Kent German

Senior Managing Editor
Cliff Colby

Cliff Colby

Associate Managing Editor
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CNET Office Locations

CNET has offices in San Francisco, Louisville, New York, Sydney and in 1 other location
San Francisco, US (HQ)
235 2nd St, San Francisco
Louisville, US
9920 Corporate Campus Dr
New York, US
E 28th St
Sydney, AU
Level 10/201 Elizabeth St
London, GB
207 - 211 Old Street
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Dec, 2017Feb, 2018Jun, 2018

Average Daily Time Spent per User, minutes

1.55 2.23 2.15
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CNET Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
55BBS.comJune 18, 2008
FindArticlesNovember 07, 2007$20 m
MetaCriticAugust 08, 2005
Windup LabsApril 05, 2005
FengniaoOctober 14, 2004
ZOLOctober 14, 2004
WebshotsJuly 14, 2004$70 m
Wirless Gaming ReviewMarch 03, 2004
MP3.comNovember 14, 2003
Silicon Media GroupAugust 02, 2002
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CNET Blogs

Avengers: Endgame -- My mad Marvel race to watch every MCU movie before April 26 - CNET

Update: I just finished Captain America: Winter Soldier. My favorite so far is The Avengers. Nine down, 12 to go, and the clock is ticking.

Elon Musk: SpaceX Starhopper lifts off (a little bit) - CNET

The latest Starship and Raptor engine test gets a little more exciting.

From Avengers to Daredevil, all Marvel franchises ranked - CNET

How do the X-Men movies stack up to Iron Man, Spider-Man and *shudder* Ghost Rider? Just so happens we made a list.

Audioengine's new stereo Bluetooth speakers sound bigger than they look - CNET

The Audioengine A2+ Wireless Computer Speaker is pretty much the same as the venerable wired A2+, just $50 more expensive.

March Madness 2019: How to watch the Final Four live - CNET

You don't need cable or satellite to watch Auburn, Michigan State, Texas Tech and Virginia battle it out.

The Instruments of Rock & Roll show rocks the Met Museum - CNET

Opening April 8, the Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll exhibition debuts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
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CNET Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was CNET founded?

    CNET was founded in 1994.

  • Who are CNET key executives?

    CNET's key executives are Connie Guglielmo, Jason Hiner and Mark Serrels.

  • Who are CNET competitors?

    Competitors of CNET include, PCMag and Mashable.

  • Where is CNET headquarters?

    CNET headquarters is located at 235 2nd St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

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    CNET has offices in San Francisco, Louisville, New York, Sydney and in 1 other location.

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    CNET has 5 offices.