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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Parent CompanyRed Ventures
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
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CNET was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, US

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Key People/Management at CNET

Jason Hiner

Jason Hiner

Editorial Director, CNET Advice
Connie Guglielmo

Connie Guglielmo

Editor in Chief
Jessica Dolcourt

Jessica Dolcourt

Editorial Director / How-To
John Falcone

John Falcone

Executive Editor, CNET Shopping
Sharon Profis

Sharon Profis

Executive Editor & Director of Content Initiatives
Adam Benjamin

Adam Benjamin

Senior 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, CA, US (HQ)
235 2nd St, San Francisco
Louisville, KY, US
9920 Corporate Campus Dr
New York, NY, US
E 28th St
Sydney, AU
Level 10/201 Elizabeth St
London, GB
207 - 211 Old Street
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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

Galaxy S10 5G and Verizon's 5G launch get up in your face with next-gen speeds - CNET

That April 18 preorder day for Samsung's 5G phone is looking much more likely.

Google Pixel 3a gets name-checked in apparent Google Store slipup - CNET

It's another sign that the rumored phone could be with us soon.

Verizon gets sassy over 5G data speeds, then smack-talks AT&T and T-Mobile - CNET

Verizon is hungry to win you over to its 5G model, whatever it takes.

Testing Verizon's new 5G speeds exposed three major issues with the next-gen data network - CNET

Verizon claims incredible 5G speeds on its brand-new network. That's not what happened for me.

WWE Wrestlemania 35: 2019 Start time, how to watch, date, full match card, location, lineup and more - CNET

WWE Wrestlemania 35 is on this Sunday, April 7! Here's every confirmed match and participant.

How to make John Legend sing to you as your new Google Assistant voice - CNET

It's easy to get famous crooner John Legend to talk to you if you're using Assistant.
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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 Jason Hiner, Connie Guglielmo and Jessica Dolcourt.

  • How many employees does CNET have?

    CNET has 1,441 employees.

  • Who are CNET competitors?

    Competitors of CNET include MIT Technology Review, and PCMag.

  • Where is CNET headquarters?

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

  • Where are CNET offices?

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

  • How many offices does CNET have?

    CNET has 5 offices.