CNET (stylized as c|net) is a media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts, and videos on technology and consumer electronics globally. It provides information, tools, and advice that will help users decide what to buy and how to get the most out of the tech in their life.

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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

Gabriel Sama

Gabriel Sama

Managing Editor
Lindsey Turrentine

Lindsey Turrentine

VP, Editor-In-Chief
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CNET Office Locations

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

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CNET is a subsidiary of CBS

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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

Acquired CompanyDateDeal 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

Incredible real-life Black Panther images emerge from Kenya - CNET

Wakanda forever! There are very few shots of the elusive Black Panther, but British wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas shot some of the best ones yet.

Breaking Bad movie reportedly coming to Netflix and AMC - CNET

Yeah, science! But not a lot is known about how the hit show will be turned into a film (or a series).

Google Play: We've cracked down on bad apps - CNET

Google says it rejected at least 55 percent more app submissions in 2018 than in 2017.

NASA's history-making Mars rover Opportunity declared dead - CNET

The robotic trailblazer's mission comes to an end after more than 14 years on Mars. Goodnight, Oppy.

Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening remake announced for Nintendo Switch - CNET

The first portable Zelda game is coming to Nintendo’s latest handheld.

Watch all the Nintendo Direct trailers: Link's Awakening, Mario Maker 2 and more - CNET

Here's what you'll be playing on your Nintendo Switch in 2019.
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CNET Company Life and Culture

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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, Gabriel Sama and Lindsey Turrentine.

  • Who are CNET competitors?

    Competitors of CNET include Wirecutter, TechCrunch and Mashable.

  • Where is CNET headquarters?

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

  • Where are CNET offices?

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

  • How many offices does CNET have?

    CNET has 5 offices.