Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Faster access than browser!


Index CNET

CNET (stylized as c|net) is an American media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on technology and consumer electronics globally. [1]

94 relations: Advertising Age, Adware, Aereo, Affiliate marketing, Alexa Internet, American City Business Journals, American Greetings, American Idol, Blog, Boston, Brian Cooley, Bridget Carey, Broadcast syndication, Business Wire, CBS Corporation, CBS Interactive, Chief executive officer, CNBC, CNET Video, Conflict of interest, Consumer electronics, Consumer Electronics Show, Consumer Technology Association, Cybersquatting, Daily Radar, Digital video recorder, Dish Network, Dot-com bubble, Download.com, Eric Schmidt, Eurogamer, Fox Broadcasting Company, GameSpot, Gartner, Gary Shapiro, Halsey Minor, IGN, IHeartMedia, InformationWeek, Inside Mac Games, Justin Kan, Justin.tv, KNEW (AM), LimeWire, Macintosh, Microsoft Windows, MP3.com, MySimon, National Magazine Awards, New media, ..., News, Newsweek, Online advertising, Op-ed, Options backdating, PaidContent, PC Magazine, PR Newswire, Razer Inc., Ryan Seacrest, San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area, San Francisco Chronicle, Second-level domain, SimilarWeb, Slingbox, SoftBank Group, Spanish language, Spyware, Streaming television, Switzerland, Syfy, TechRepublic, The Independent, The New York Times, The Register, The Verge, The Washington Post, Time (magazine), TorrentFreak, Trademark infringement, TV.com, United States, United States dollar, USA Network, USA Today, Video game, WAMG, Web analytics, Webshots, WHOIS, XM Satellite Radio, ZDNet, Ziff Davis. Expand index (44 more) »

Advertising Age

Ad Age (or Advertising Age) is a global media brand publishing analysis, news and data on marketing and media.

New!!: CNET and Advertising Age · See more »


Adware, or advertising-supported software, is software that generates revenue for its developer by automatically generating online advertisements in the user interface of the software or on a screen presented to the user during the installation process.

New!!: CNET and Adware · See more »


Aereo was a technology company based in New York City that allowed subscribers to view live and time-shifted streams of over-the-air television on Internet-connected devices.

New!!: CNET and Aereo · See more »

Affiliate marketing

Affiliate marketing is a type of performance-based marketing in which a business rewards one or more affiliates for each visitor or customer brought by the affiliate's own marketing efforts.

New!!: CNET and Affiliate marketing · See more »

Alexa Internet

Alexa Internet, Inc. is an American company based in California that provides commercial web traffic data and analytics.

New!!: CNET and Alexa Internet · See more »

American City Business Journals

"." Houston Business Journal.

New!!: CNET and American City Business Journals · See more »

American Greetings

American Greetings Corporation, LLC is a privately-owned American company which is the world’s largest greeting card producer.

New!!: CNET and American Greetings · See more »

American Idol

American Idol is an American singing competition television series created by Simon Fuller, produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment, and distributed by FremantleMedia North America.

New!!: CNET and American Idol · See more »


A blog (a truncation of the expression "weblog") is a discussion or informational website published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete, often informal diary-style text entries ("posts").

New!!: CNET and Blog · See more »


Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

New!!: CNET and Boston · See more »

Brian Cooley

Brian Cooley is an Editor at large for CNET and their senior pundit, seen frequently on CNN, ABC News, CNBC as well on the TV screens in most major tech retailers around the U.S. He also hosts CNET's Car Tech podcast, a common co-host of Buzz Out Loud, and a co-host of a number of other CNET TV programs.

New!!: CNET and Brian Cooley · See more »

Bridget Carey

Bridget Marie Carey (born June 1984) is an American technology journalist and host of the CNET Update.

New!!: CNET and Bridget Carey · See more »

Broadcast syndication

Broadcasting syndication is the license to broadcast television programs and radio programs by multiple television stations and radio stations, without going through a broadcast network.

New!!: CNET and Broadcast syndication · See more »

Business Wire

Business Wire is a company that disseminates full-text press releases from thousands of companies and organizations worldwide to news media, financial markets, disclosure systems, investors, information web sites, databases, bloggers, social networks and other audiences.

New!!: CNET and Business Wire · See more »

CBS Corporation

CBS Corporation is an American mass media corporation focused on commercial broadcasting, publishing, and television production, with most of its operations in the United States.

New!!: CNET and CBS Corporation · See more »

CBS Interactive

CBS Interactive Inc. (formerly CBS Digital Media Group) is an American media company and is a division of the CBS Corporation.

New!!: CNET and CBS Interactive · See more »

Chief executive officer

Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.

New!!: CNET and Chief executive officer · See more »


CNBC is an American basic cable, internet and satellite business news television channel that is owned by NBCUniversal News Group, a division of NBCUniversal, with both being ultimately owned by Comcast.

New!!: CNET and CNBC · See more »

CNET Video

CNET Video is a San Francisco and New York based web television network showing original programming catering to the niche market of technology enthusiasts, operated by CBS Interactive through their CNET brand and.

New!!: CNET and CNET Video · See more »

Conflict of interest

A conflict of interest (COI) is a situation in which a person or organization is involved in multiple interests, financial or otherwise, and serving one interest could involve working against another.

New!!: CNET and Conflict of interest · See more »

Consumer electronics

Consumer electronics or home electronics are electronic (analog or digital) equipments intended for everyday use, typically in private homes.

New!!: CNET and Consumer electronics · See more »

Consumer Electronics Show

CES (formerly an acronym for Consumer Electronics Show but now the official name) is an annual trade show organized by the Consumer Technology Association.

New!!: CNET and Consumer Electronics Show · See more »

Consumer Technology Association

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), formerly Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), is a standards and trade organization for the consumer electronics industry in the United States.

New!!: CNET and Consumer Technology Association · See more »


Cybersquatting (also known as domain squatting), according to the United States federal law known as the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, is registering, trafficking in, or using an Internet domain name with bad faith intent to profit from the goodwill of a trademark belonging to someone else.

New!!: CNET and Cybersquatting · See more »

Daily Radar

Daily Radar was a news aggregator and portal site for Future US's male-oriented content, including sports, film and television, and video games.

New!!: CNET and Daily Radar · See more »

Digital video recorder

A digital video recorder (DVR) is an electronic device that records video in a digital format to a disk drive, USB flash drive, SD memory card, SSD or other local or networked mass storage device.

New!!: CNET and Digital video recorder · See more »

Dish Network

Dish Network Corporation +1-855-553-9444 is a U.S. television provider.

New!!: CNET and Dish Network · See more »

Dot-com bubble

The dot-com bubble (also known as the dot-com boom, the dot-com crash, the Y2K crash, the Y2K bubble, the tech bubble, the Internet bubble, the dot-com collapse, and the information technology bubble) was a historic economic bubble and period of excessive speculation that occurred roughly from 1997 to 2001, a period of extreme growth in the usage and adaptation of the Internet.

New!!: CNET and Dot-com bubble · See more »


Download.com is an Internet download directory website launched in 1996 as a part of CNET.

New!!: CNET and Download.com · See more »

Eric Schmidt

Eric Emerson Schmidt (born April 27, 1955) is an American businessman and software engineer.

New!!: CNET and Eric Schmidt · See more »


Eurogamer is a website focused on video game journalism, reviews, and other features.

New!!: CNET and Eurogamer · See more »

Fox Broadcasting Company

The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.

New!!: CNET and Fox Broadcasting Company · See more »


GameSpot is a video gaming website that provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information on video games.

New!!: CNET and GameSpot · See more »


Gartner, Inc. is a global research and advisory firm providing insights, advice, and tools for leaders in IT, Finance, HR, Customer Service and Support, Legal and Compliance, Marketing, Sales, and Supply Chain functions across the world.

New!!: CNET and Gartner · See more »

Gary Shapiro

Gary Shapiro is president and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association, which represents more than 2,200 tech companies and owns and produces CES - The Global Stage for Innovation.

New!!: CNET and Gary Shapiro · See more »

Halsey Minor

Halsey McLean Minor (born 1964 in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA) is a technology entrepreneur who founded CNET in 1994 (initial plans for the company began in 1992).

New!!: CNET and Halsey Minor · See more »


IGN (formerly Imagine Games Network) is an American video game and entertainment media company operated by IGN Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Ziff Davis wholly owned by j2 Global.

New!!: CNET and IGN · See more »


iHeartMedia, Inc., formerly CC Media Holdings, Inc., is an American mass media corporation headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

New!!: CNET and IHeartMedia · See more »


InformationWeek is a digital magazine which conducts corresponding face-to-face events, virtual events, and research.

New!!: CNET and InformationWeek · See more »

Inside Mac Games

Inside Mac Games, or IMG for short, is a website dedicated to Apple Macintosh computer gaming.

New!!: CNET and Inside Mac Games · See more »

Justin Kan

Justin Kan (born 1983) is an American Internet entrepreneur and investor.

New!!: CNET and Justin Kan · See more »


Justin.tv was a website created by Justin Kan, Emmett Shear, Michael Seibel and Kyle Vogt in 2007 to allow anyone to broadcast video online.

New!!: CNET and Justin.tv · See more »


KNEW (960 AM) is an American business talk radio station licensed to Oakland, California, which serves the San Francisco Bay Area.

New!!: CNET and KNEW (AM) · See more »


LimeWire is a discontinued free peer-to-peer file sharing (P2P) client for Windows, macOS, Linux and Solaris.

New!!: CNET and LimeWire · See more »


The Macintosh (pronounced as; branded as Mac since 1998) is a family of personal computers designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple Inc. since January 1984.

New!!: CNET and Macintosh · See more »

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.

New!!: CNET and Microsoft Windows · See more »


MP3.com is a web site operated by CNET Networks providing information about digital music and artists, songs, services, community, and technologies.

New!!: CNET and MP3.com · See more »


mySimon is a comparison shopping website owned by CBS Interactive.

New!!: CNET and MySimon · See more »

National Magazine Awards

The National Magazine Awards, also known as the Ellie Awards, honor print and digital publications that consistently demonstrate superior execution of editorial objectives, innovative techniques, noteworthy enterprise and imaginative design.

New!!: CNET and National Magazine Awards · See more »

New media

New media are forms of media that are native to computers, computational and relying on computers for re-distribution.

New!!: CNET and New media · See more »


News is information about current events.

New!!: CNET and News · See more »


Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.

New!!: CNET and Newsweek · See more »

Online advertising

Online advertising, also called online marketing or Internet advertising or web advertising, is a form of marketing and advertising which uses the Internet to deliver promotional marketing messages to consumers.

New!!: CNET and Online advertising · See more »


An op-ed (originally short for "opposite the editorial page" although often taken to stand for "opinion editorial") is a written prose piece typically published by a newspaper or magazine which expresses the opinion of a named author usually not affiliated with the publication's editorial board.

New!!: CNET and Op-ed · See more »

Options backdating

Options backdating is the practice of altering the date a stock option was granted, to a usually earlier (but sometimes later) date at which the underlying stock price was lower.

New!!: CNET and Options backdating · See more »


paidContent was an online media hub that covered news, information and analysis of the business of digital media.

New!!: CNET and PaidContent · See more »

PC Magazine

PC Magazine (shortened as PCMag) is an American computer magazine published by Ziff Davis.

New!!: CNET and PC Magazine · See more »

PR Newswire

PR Newswire is a distributor of press releases based in New York City.

New!!: CNET and PR Newswire · See more »

Razer Inc.

Razer Inc. (stylized as RΛZΞR), is a global gaming hardware manufacturing company established in 2005 by Singaporean entrepreneur Min-Liang Tan and Robert Krakoff, after securing huge investment from Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing and Singapore's Temasek Holdings.

New!!: CNET and Razer Inc. · See more »

Ryan Seacrest

Ryan John Seacrest (born December 24, 1974) is an American radio personality, television host, and producer.

New!!: CNET and Ryan Seacrest · See more »

San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

New!!: CNET and San Francisco · See more »

San Francisco Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay Area (popularly referred to as the Bay Area) is a populous region surrounding the San Francisco, San Pablo and Suisun estuaries in the northern part of the U.S. state of California.

New!!: CNET and San Francisco Bay Area · See more »

San Francisco Chronicle

The San Francisco Chronicle is a newspaper serving primarily the San Francisco Bay Area of the U.S. state of California.

New!!: CNET and San Francisco Chronicle · See more »

Second-level domain

In the Domain Name System (DNS) hierarchy, a second-level domain (SLD or 2LD) is a domain that is directly below a top-level domain (TLD).

New!!: CNET and Second-level domain · See more »


SimilarWeb is a online competitive intelligence tool for businesses that offers its customers insights into both their own and competitor's website traffic volume; referral sources, including keyword analysis; and website "stickiness" (e.g., time on site, page views, bounce rate), among other features.

New!!: CNET and SimilarWeb · See more »


The Slingbox is a TV streaming media device made by Sling Media that encodes local video for transmission over the Internet to a remote device (sometimes called placeshifting).

New!!: CNET and Slingbox · See more »

SoftBank Group

is a Japanese multinational holding conglomerate headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

New!!: CNET and SoftBank Group · See more »

Spanish language

Spanish or Castilian, is a Western Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers in Latin America and Spain.

New!!: CNET and Spanish language · See more »


Spyware is software that aims to gather information about a person or organization sometimes without their knowledge, that may send such information to another entity without the consumer's consent, that asserts control over a device without the consumer's knowledge, or it may send such information to another entity with the consumer's consent, through cookies.

New!!: CNET and Spyware · See more »

Streaming television

Streaming television (or streaming TV) is the digital distribution of television content, such as TV shows, as streaming video delivered over the Internet.

New!!: CNET and Streaming television · See more »


Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.

New!!: CNET and Switzerland · See more »


Syfy (formerly Sci-Fi Channel and Sci Fi) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.

New!!: CNET and Syfy · See more »


TechRepublic is an online trade publication and social community for IT professionals, with advice on best practices and tools for the day-to-day needs of IT decision-makers.

New!!: CNET and TechRepublic · See more »

The Independent

The Independent is a British online newspaper.

New!!: CNET and The Independent · See more »

The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

New!!: CNET and The New York Times · See more »

The Register

The Register (nicknamed El Reg) is a British technology news and opinion website co-founded in 1994 by Mike Magee, John Lettice and Ross Alderson.

New!!: CNET and The Register · See more »

The Verge

The Verge is an American technology news and media network operated by Vox Media.

New!!: CNET and The Verge · See more »

The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

New!!: CNET and The Washington Post · See more »

Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

New!!: CNET and Time (magazine) · See more »


TorrentFreak (abbreviated TF) is a blog dedicated to reporting the latest news and trends on the BitTorrent protocol and file sharing, as well as on copyright infringement and digital rights.

New!!: CNET and TorrentFreak · See more »

Trademark infringement

Trademark infringement is a violation of the exclusive rights attached to a trademark without the authorization of the trademark owner or any licensees (provided that such authorization was within the scope of the licence).

New!!: CNET and Trademark infringement · See more »


TV.com is a website owned by CBS Interactive (CBS Corporation).

New!!: CNET and TV.com · See more »

United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

New!!: CNET and United States · See more »

United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.

New!!: CNET and United States dollar · See more »

USA Network

USA Network (commonly referred to as simply USA stylized as usa network since 2005) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBCUniversal, itself a subsidiary of Comcast.

New!!: CNET and USA Network · See more »

USA Today

USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.

New!!: CNET and USA Today · See more »

Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

New!!: CNET and Video game · See more »


WAMG (890 AM; "La Mega") is a radio station in the Boston market licensed to Dedham, Massachusetts.

New!!: CNET and WAMG · See more »

Web analytics

Web analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of web data for purposes of understanding and optimizing web usage.

New!!: CNET and Web analytics · See more »


Webshots is a photo wallpaper and screensaver service owned and operated by Threefold Photos.

New!!: CNET and Webshots · See more »


WHOIS (pronounced as the phrase "who is") is a query and response protocol that is widely used for querying databases that store the registered users or assignees of an Internet resource, such as a domain name, an IP address block or an autonomous system, but is also used for a wider range of other information.

New!!: CNET and WHOIS · See more »

XM Satellite Radio

XM Satellite Radio (XM) was one of the three satellite radio (SDARS) and online radio services in the United States and Canada, operated by Sirius XM Holdings.

New!!: CNET and XM Satellite Radio · See more »


ZDNet is a business technology news website published by CBS Interactive, along with TechRepublic.

New!!: CNET and ZDNet · See more »

Ziff Davis

Ziff Davis, LLC is an American publisher and Internet company.

New!!: CNET and Ziff Davis · See more »

Redirects here:

Apple Byte, C-NET, C/NET, CNET Gamecenter, CNET Games and Entertainment, CNET Japan, CNET Magazine, CNET Networks, CNET Networks Inc., CNET Networks, Inc., CNET News, CNET News.com, CNET Radio, CNET UK, CNET networks, CNET.com, CNet, CNet News, CNet.com, Chris Stevens (journalist), Cnet, Cnet Japan, Cnet Networks, Cnet.co.uk, Cnet.com, Com.com, Gamecenter, News.com, Webware (blog), Webware.com.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CNET

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »