Items tagged with CNET

For the last several years, CNET has been coordinating the CES product awards at that big annual electronics show in Las Vegas (you may have heard it mentioned around here a few times), but that... Read...
The good news is an online entity featuring lots of tech news and commentary is worth $1.8 billion. The bad news is that it isn't HotHardware. CBS announced today that they have acquired CNET Networks, which operates a host of Internet sites like CNET, ZDNet, Gamespot, Search.com, TV.com, and many more. "There... Read...
Microsoft isn't the only party interested in acquiring Yahoo, and that shouldn't come as a surprise.  What might be surprising is that CNet has allegedly already starting discussing the possibilities of a takeover.“The talks, according to the Journal are an attempt to fend off Microsoft's offer, which was... Read...
Windows Vista.  Those two words either make users cringe in fear or perhaps evoke happy times with the new OS.  It doesn't seem like there's a lot of middle ground here.  Perhaps some of the more jaded simply gave Vista a try before there were proper drivers for their hardware, or perhaps before some patch on... Read...
Three CNet employees as well as various family members of said employees have filed suit against HP for invading their privacy.The damages sought by the plaintiffs has not been disclosed, but it's probably a safe bet that they're not going to be asking for free HP products for life.The basis of the complaints is... Read...
Sad news tonight, folks.  CNET Editor James Kim was just found dead.  He and his family were on a holiday trip when their card was stranded in blinding snow.  James left his wife and kids in the card while he went on foot for help, but he never made it. More details are available in this story on... Read...
Looking to pick up a new dual-core CPU? X-Mas time is approaching, and CNet has pitted the two heavy-weights against each other in just about everything from audio encoding, to gaming. "You may... Read...