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Pandora 2.0 hits the iPhone tonight

Pandora Radio, the internet radio service that is personalized to musical attributes (vocal style, guitar riffs, etc.), is releasing Pandora 2.0, the major overhaul of the original iPhone application later tonight. Pandora is set to... More...

A Blizzard hits Massive advertising

Blizzard Entertainment and Massive Inc today announced a multi-year advertising deal which will see Massive, a wholly owned subsidiary of Microsoft, deliver advertising on Blizzard Entertainements websites and Battle.net. Blizzard's websites include the popular World... More...

DS Hits 20 Million In Japan

Sales monitor Media Create has announced that Nintendo's handheld DS system has passed the 20 million sales barrier in Japan. Released in December 2004, the Nintendo handheld sold six million units in Japan by February... More...

OpenOffice bug hits multiple operating systems

Security experts have discovered vulnerabilities in OpenOffice.org that could allow attackers to remotely execute code on Linux, Windows or Apple Mac-based computers. OpenOffice version 2.0.4 and earlier versions are vulnerable to maliciously crafted TIFF files,... More...

China hits back at hacking charges

Recent reports suggested that hackers from the People's Liberation Army of China were behind attacks on computers in a handful of Western countries. Chinese military expert Wang Xinjun, a researcher at the Academy of Military... More...

Video gaming world cup hits Paris

Thousands of gamers are in Paris over the next four days for the Electronic Sports World Cup grand final. More than 750 players are competing for $200,000 (£99,200) in prize money, with about 5,000 spectators... More...

3Com hits back at U.K. school Wi-Fi skeptics

British schools are wasting money on wireless networks that don't work properly, claimed 3Com and specialist reseller 802UK. The two companies kicked off a fight back against anti-Wi-Fi misinformation, arguing that not only is wireless... More...

Windows Live hits second generation

Microsoft is adding photo sharing and Web-based hosted storage to Windows Live on Wednesday, though for now the services will be limited to a few thousand preselected testers.The first new service, Windows Live Photo Gallery... More...

Adobe Creative Suite 3 Hits Store Shelves

Adobe Systems' long-awaited Creative Suite 3 has hit the shelves, adding the CS3 moniker to popular creative applications from both Adobe and the former Macromedia. Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks and Contribute are all... More...

Xbox Live Hits 6 Million

During E3 2006, Microsoft announced the goal of hitting six million Xbox Live registered members by June 2007 and four months ahead of schedule, it has happened. Since its launch in November 2002, gamers have... More...

Spam hits record high in February

Security firm SoftScan claims that throughout February, its anti-spam systems identified a record-breaking average of e-mail as junk: 90.3%. November 2006 was the last time that spam levels were as high (89.73%). The highest levels... More...

"Storm Worm" Virus Hits Computers Worldwide

Finnish data security company F-Secure has reported that a virus called Small.DAM, referred to as "Storm Worm" was sent to hundreds of thousands of email addresses globally and is continuing to spread very quickly. Representatives... More...

AMD Quad FX Hits Retail

The Athlon 64 FX-70 series and ASUS L1N64-SLI WS may be available in retail but only two retailers carry the necessary Quad FX products: Newegg and ZipZoomFly. Neither retailer, however, has the required ASUS L1N64-SLI... More...

Xbox Live hits 4 million users

Microsoft's Xbox Live online service reaches 4 million users; population expected to grow to 6 million by mid-2007. Xbox Live has surpassed 4 million members worldwide, just shy of its sixth iteration, which launches... More...

First PS3 ad hits TV

Sony's first PS3 advertisement hit Japanese TV. Although it's not very action-packed, and I doubt many non-Japanese people are going to think it is thrilling. The advertisement shows a boy waiting, and finally going to... More...

First PS3 ad hits New York

Sony started the advertising campaign for their up and coming Playstation 3 video game console. The ad appears on the side of a building in New York with a picture of the console, and a... More...

GRAW Hits Number One Slot on Xbox Live

Ubisoft has today announced that combined single and multiplayer gameplay records have shown that Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter was the most played title on Xbox Live across the globe during the second quarter of 2006.... More...

Microsoft to Start $10 Hits Program

Popular Xbox titles to sell for $9.99; Microsoft confirms 16 participating games in program's "first wave." Greatest Hits, Player's Choice, Platinum Hits... Whatever the program is called, each current-generation system has a... More...

iTunes Hits 1 Billion Songs

This morning, the iTunes music store announced that it had sold one billion songs. Asides from the significance for legal online music sales, it marked the end of a competition involving a $10,000... More...

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