On Thursday, June 24, at 6 p.m. PDT here in San Francisco at the CNET headquarters, we're hosting our second CNET Showcase Live event. This time, the focus is on tablets, slates, and Netbooks, and it promises to be an informative hands-on event for the people who can make it.
I'll start the event with a discussion between me, Donald Bell, and Dan Ackerman on the market for small, portable computers, and an overview of the existing and upcoming products. Then we'll break to the best part: the demos.
We're going to have great products … Read more
Last week I introduced a new front door that we're testing for CNET News. This week I'm back to show you something even bigger and better: a new front door for the mother ship, CNET.com.
As I noted in my post about the CNET News door, users are generally very averse to any changes to their favorite Web sites. As a result, most of the feedback we receive following redesigns typically calls for various members of our staff to be subject to extraordinary rendition and waterboarding. But in the case of our new CNET.com door, the … Read more
Yahoo was on people's lips last week--from hookups with Facebook to rumors of a Huffington Post buyout to news that CNN had replaced it in the No. 1 spot in ComScore's "general news" rankings. (Don't take that last too seriously, though.)
So, it was a good time for us to sit down with CEO Carol Bartz and get her thoughts on everything from the company's burgeoning content strategy to combating spam in Yahoo Mail and Yahoo Messenger. Below are impressions of the conversation from CNET's Tom Krazit and Molly Wood; for the full … Read more