Latest CNET Networks Stories

2014-03-14 12:25:42

Tech experts at CNET honor SimpliSafe Home Security with the "Editors' Choice Award," citing "thoughtful design" and "outstanding value." CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wireless home security company SimpliSafe has been named the latest recipient of the coveted CNET Editors' Choice Award. The award, widely considered "the hallmark of good product performance and value," is awarded to the "best of breed" in various categories. SimpliSafe Home Security has been...

2013-03-25 23:01:06

Following a recent CNET article about how Sharp declined a $111 billion offer from Samsung, Empire Digital Products releases a statement. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 On March 25, 2013, Empire Digital Products releases a statement following a CNET article by Don Reisinger regarding the news of Samsung trying to acquire Sharp´s printer and copier division. According to CNET, Samsung recently announced that it was buying a three percent equity stake in Sharp for $111.3 million....

2012-06-04 23:01:32

Autotask Corporation, the world´s leading provider of hosted IT business management software, today announced the availability of a new integration with CNET Content Solutions´ sales automation solution ChannelOnline. The integration, offered as part of the ChannelOnline 5.7 release, which went live in May, enables IT resellers and retailers to effectively synchronize and exchange data between the ChannelOnline and Autotask platforms. EAST GREENBUSH, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2012...

Judge Orders Negotiations Over Megaupload Data To Continue
2012-04-14 06:18:17

Megaupload scored a victory in federal district court on Friday, as the Virginia-based judge in charge of the case ordered the company and the federal government back to the negotiating table to try and resolve a dispute over what should happen to the file-sharing website's servers and the user data they contain. In the meantime, Timothy B. Lee of Ars Technica reported that Judge Liam O'Grady has decreed the data will continue to be preserved. O'Grady's ruling comes despite complaints from...

Facebook Acquires TagTile, Unveils Social Shopping Program
2012-04-14 06:11:05

The world's largest social network announced on Friday that they had acquired a San Francisco-based customer loyalty firm, and that they would be launching a way for small businesses to send promotional offers to users directly through the website's news feeds. According to CNET News Executive Editor Paul Sloan, Facebook announced that they had purchased TagTile, a startup company that gives merchants a no-cost hardware device which customers can tap their phone on (provided they have...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).