I'd long since given up on CNET. Imagine my shock at reading this message just now (sent on the 30th of December, in response to a ping sent, oh, two weeks after my interview):
Wow, the corporate machine is crawling along. We hope to finish up with the whole process by 04 Jan. Thanks for your patience.
Of course, that's not a clear 'yes' or 'no', but wow.