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CBS Interactive
Type Subsidiary of CBS Corporation
Founded Unknown
Headquarters United States 235 Second Street, San Francisco, California, United States
Key people Neil Ashe, president
Industry Online Media
Revenue $602 million (CBS, 2009)
Employees 2,080 (CNET, 2006)
Website CBS Interactive.com

CBS Interactive (formerly CBS Digital Media Group) is an American company and is the division of the CBS Corporation which has responsibility for programming and ad sales for BNET.com, CBS.com, CBS Mobile.com, CBS News.com, CBS Radio.com, CBSSports.com, CHOW.com, CNET Networks, CWTV.com, GameSpot, Last.fm, MaxPreps.com, metacritic.com, Movietome, mp3.com, MySimon.com, NCAA.com, Search.com, TechRepublic, TheInsider.com, TV.com, UrbanBaby.com, VersionTracker.com and ZDNet.com. It is headed by Neil Ashe.

CBS Interactive coordinates with CBS Network Sales to bring together ad sales operations, as well as the Corporation's television, sports, and news groups, who will continue to be involved in program development.

On May 30, 2007, CBS Interactive acquired Last.fm for £140m (US$280m).[1]

On June 30, 2008, CNET Networks' was acquired by CBS and the assets were merged into CBS Interactive, including Metacritic, GameSpot, TV.com and Movietome.[2]

CBS Interactive is organized into several associated units:

Tech and News: CBS News.com, CNET.com, News.com, VersionTracker.com, CNETContentSolutions.com

Business: BNET, CBS MoneyWatch, SmartPlanet, TechRepublic, ZDNet

Entertainment and Lifestyle: CBS.com, TV.com, TheInsider.com, Chow.com, Chowhounds.com, UrbanBaby.com, CBS Audience Network

Games and Music: CBS Radio.com, GameSpot, Last.fm, metacritic.com, Search.com

Sports: CBSSports.com, MaxPreps.com, NCAA.com,

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