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PriceGrabber.co.ukTM and CNET Networks UK announce partnership
Nottingham, England, May 12, 2008 ' PriceGrabber.co.uk', part of Experian, today announced a partnership with CNET Networks UK to deliver its online shopping comparison tool to two of the online publisher's most popular titles, CNET.co.uk (www.cnet.co.uk) and ZDNet.co.uk (www.zdnet.co.uk).
PriceGrabber.co.uk will make it easier for readers to find the best possible price for a wide variety of gadgets that are reviewed across the CNET.co.uk and ZDNet.co.uk Web sites, including mobile phones, game consoles, MP3 players, laptops and televisions. In addition, PriceGrabber.co.uk will provide merchant ratings to enable users to find the right product, at the right price, from the right seller.
Under the new partnership, short-form product reviews produced by the expert reviewers at CNET.co.uk and ZDNet.co.uk also will appear on the PriceGrabber.co.uk Web site, offering users a concise opinion on each product. Users also will have the opportunity to gain a more in-depth assessment for each product by clicking through to the full reviews published on the CNET.co.uk and ZDNet.co.uk Web sites.
'This partnership with PriceGrabber.co.uk will ensure that we continue to provide our readers with the most extensive information about the products we review on our CNET.co.uk and ZDNet.co.uk sites,' said Geoff Inns, business development director, CNET Networks UK.
'Our readers are passionate about technology and constantly crave information about the latest products on the market. The price comparison service will offer our readers a comprehensive choice of where to buy the products that we recommend.'
'We are pleased that CNET Networks UK has chosen PriceGrabber.co.uk to power the shopping comparison feature on its CNET.co.uk and ZDNet.co.uk sites,' said Ron LaPierre, president of PriceGrabber.com. 'Both sites are highly respected, and their well-written reviews help both consumers and businesses in making informed technology purchasing decisions. This relationship will add to our technology foundation, while users of CNET.co.uk and ZDNet.co.uk will benefit from the ability to compare prices across a wide range of products.'
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About CNET Networks UK
CNET Networks UK (www.cnetnetworks.co.uk ) is a part of CNET Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: CNET), an interactive media company that builds brands for people and the things they are passionate about, such as gaming, music, entertainment, technology, business, food, and parenting. Founded in 1992, CNET Networks has a strong presence in the US, Asia, and Europe.
CNET Networks UK focuses on business technology, personal technology and entertainment categories through seven UK-focused websites: ZDNet.co.uk, silicon.com, atlarge.com, CNET.co.uk, CNET TV, GameSpot UK and SmartPlanet. CNET Networks UK also delivers one-to-one services through its direct marketing arm, CNET Direct.
PriceGrabber.co.uk, part of Experian InteractiveSM, has established itself as one of the most trusted and effective online comparison shopping services, allowing millions of consumers each month worldwide to search and compare information that enables them to find the right product from the right retailer at the best price. Through continued innovation and a consistent focus on providing the best comparison shopping experience on the Internet, the company provides savvy shoppers with access to millions of unique products and services from thousands of retailers and sellers in 20 product and service channels. The company also powers comparison shopping functionality for a network of leading Internet sites, including AOL Shopping, MSN Shopping, About.com, iVillage and Comcast. The company offers comparison shopping in English (at http://www.pricegrabber.com), Spanish (at http://www.preciomania.com) and Portuguese (at http://www.precomania.com).
PriceGrabber.com is headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif. PriceGrabber and PriceGrabber.com are registered trademarks, and The Smart Place to Start Your Shopping is a trademark of PriceGrabber.com, Inc., a Delaware corporation. Other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.