CNET

former American company; tech media website


CNET (written as c|net) is formerly known as Computer Network. Founded in 1994 by Halsey Minor and Shelby Bonnie, it was the flagship brand of CNET Networks and became a brand of CBS Interactive through that unit's acquisition of CNET[3] Networks in 2008, which was the previous owner prior to October 30, 2020. Red Ventures owned CNET since 2020. CNET originally produced content for radio and television in addition to its website and now uses new media distribution methods through its Internet television network, CNET Video, and its podcast and blog networks.

CNET
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Type of site
Technology News
OwnerCBS Interactive
(ViacomCBS)
Created byHalsey Minor
Shelby Bonnie
EditorLindsey Turrentine
Connie Guglielmo
IndustryJournalism
Websitecnet.com
Alexa rankDecrease 193 (As of July 21, 2019)[1]
CommercialYes
RegistrationOptional
LaunchedMarch 5, 1994; 27 years ago (1994-03-05)[2]
Current statusOnline

It is an American media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on global technology and consumer electronics. CNET has the highest readership among web news sites. It has over 200 million readers per month. It is among the 200 most visited websites globally in 2015.[4][5][6]

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  1. "Cnet.com Traffic, Demographics and Competitors - Alexa". Alexa Internet. Retrieved July 21, 2019.
  2. "CNET.com WHOIS, DNS, & Domain Info - DomainTools". WHOIS. Retrieved September 16, 2016.
  3. "CNET". FREE UK Press Release Distribution. Retrieved January 6, 2021.
  4. "cnet.com Site Overview". alexa.com. Retrieved June 28, 2015.
  5. "Top 50 sites in the world for News And Media > Technology News". similarweb.com. Retrieved June 28, 2015.
  6. "Cnet.com Analytics". similarweb.com. Retrieved June 28, 2015.

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