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  1. CBS To Buy CNET For $1.8 Billion

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT CBS Corporation will acquire CNET Networks, the parent company of MP3.com, GameSpot.com and TV.com, among others, for $1.8 billion. According to the announcement, with the acquisition of CNET's family of sites, CBS Corp. will now be one of th ...

  2. Idol Contestant Gains Single Name Fame

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT American Idol contestant Sanjaya Malakar should now be addressed as "Sanjaya" — at least in the blogosphere. Web chatter over his improbable enduring presence in the top-rated TV singing competition has reached such a fever pitch that bl ...

  3. MTV Networks Buys Neopets

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As it continues to expand and strengthen its Web business, Viacom unit MTV Networks said June 20 it has acquired NeoPets, the operator of a fast-growing youth community on the Internet. NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- As it continues to expan ...

  4. GameSpot Starts Gamer Community

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Video-game players are often labeled as introverts. Now there's a proven weapon designed to combat that stereotype. Video-game players are often labeled as introverts. Now there's a proven weapon designed to combat that stereotype. GameS ...

  5. IGN To Acquire Rotten Tomatoes

    June 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a move aimed at reaching the 18- to 34-year-old demographic courted by advertisers, privately held Internet media company IGN Entertainment has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Rotten Tomat In a move aimed at reaching the 18- to 34-year ...