Neowin News Feed for: Million Neowin News Feed for: Million en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Microsoft rewards Windows Insiders with exclusive wallpapers, reveals more stats as well <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After disclosing statistics about Windows 10 usage yesterday, Microsoft has revealed some figures about its Insider Program as well, including a few nifty rewards for those enrolled. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sat, 30 Jul 2016 18:24:01 +0000 Windows 10 has reportedly surpassed 100 million installations <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new report claims that Windows 10 installations have finally surpassed the 100 million figure which means that if true, the company achieved 25 million more upgrades in the last 33 days. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Mon, 28 Sep 2015 14:24:01 +0000 HERE Maps hits 2.5 million downloads via Google Play <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>HERE has announced that their application has hit 2.5 million downloads since its release on Android a few weeks ago which is quite a feat. HERE Maps for iOS is also expected to debut in 2015. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Wed, 07 Jan 2015 08:46:01 +0000 Roku celebrates 5 million users and 8 billion video streams <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Roku, the Internet-connected video streaming set top box, have announced a major milestone: 5 million users, who have brought in over 8 billion video streams, or 1,600 streams per user. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Max Slater-Robins) Thu, 11 Apr 2013 08:56:28 +0000 Microsoft: 2 million Windows Phone 7 devices sold, app store support soars <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>About one month ago Microsoft announced that 1.5 million Windows Phone 7 devices had been sold. Today, coming from an interview with Microsoft Senior Product Manager Greg Sullivan, in one single month that number of... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Alan Cone) Wed, 26 Jan 2011 20:04:28 +0000 28 days later...1 Million iPads sold <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/113489568ipad.png" alt="" /></div>Apple announced on Monday that it had sold 1 Million iPads in just 28 days. Apple is expected to shift 4 Million iPads by the end of the year according to early estimates from analysts prior... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Mon, 03 May 2010 13:54:01 +0000 Microsoft Bans 1 Million Xbox Live Accounts <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1858913880510.png" alt="" /></div>It's being reported today the Microsoft has banned up to 1 Million Xbox Live Accounts. Fresh on the heels of the Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 release Microsoft has stepped up their attack on... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 12 Nov 2009 19:24:47 +0000 Google to acquire On2 technologies for $106 Million <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19535579601.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google and On2 technologies have jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Google will acquire On2. On2 is well known for compressing high quality video ready for streaming on... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Wed, 05 Aug 2009 12:24:57 +0000 June 19 was AT&T's "iLaunch Day 2009", best ever sales <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/iPhone_3GS.jpg" alt="" /></div>When the iPhone 3GS was announced, analysts expected pretty good sales - nothing too extreme or mind blowing, but not poor either. Apparently they were wrong. The website Mac Daily News has been tipped off... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Fri, 03 Jul 2009 01:02:25 +0000 The Pirate Bay found guilty, jail & $3.6 million fine <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/725521730tpblogo.jpg" alt="" /></div>The Pirate Bay, notorious for providing BitTorrent files of all things copyrighted and illegal have lost a trial in Sweden today. The news first surfaced from founder Peter Sunde who used Twitter to break... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Fri, 17 Apr 2009 08:19:25 +0000 Impulse Exceeds One Million Customers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/723360273image.png" alt="" /></div>Stardock announced that its digital download platform, Impulse has exceeded one million customers since its launch last summer. Impulse enables users to purchase and download PC software including games, utilities and applications. The nine-month-old Impulse... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Spencer Scott) Wed, 01 Apr 2009 02:15:29 +0000 100 million credit cards compromised <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1194961264identity_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Yesterday during the biggest day in America's history, Heartland Payment System finally revealed that it's systems were compromised by hackers in late May of 2008. Speculation around the blogosphere is that the company waited until... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Wed, 21 Jan 2009 13:31:18 +0000 Windows worm hits 8.9 million PCs in past week <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/fsecure.gif" alt="" /></div>A windows worm named Conficker or Downadup or Kido (as called by various anti-virus vendors) which targets unpatched networks and poor passwords has been reported to have affected 2.4 million machines to over 8.9 million... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chakkaradeep Chandran) Sat, 17 Jan 2009 11:25:43 +0000 Xbox360 sales hit 28 million worldwide, 8 million in Europe <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has released the figures for its console to date, topping the sales charts at 28 million units worldwide, in just over 3 years. Microsoft's Xbox360 is the best selling high definition console to date. Microsoft... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Lyle) Wed, 07 Jan 2009 20:04:00 +0000 NASA may sell Space Shuttles, BIN 42 Million <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>When NASA sets to retire its space shuttles in 2010 they may be interested in selling off the old orbiters. NASA is currently in the information gathering stage but selling off three shuttles for... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Thu, 18 Dec 2008 18:55:40 +0000 Facebook reaches 140 million users <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/119121962a.jpg" alt="" /></div>Facebook has recently hit a milestone when they reached 140 million signed up users. The statistics are quite astounding when you look at them, over 600 thousand users are signing up a day which has... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Damien Reynolds) Thu, 18 Dec 2008 15:55:01 +0000 Facebook awarded $873 million in damages after spam lawsuit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/119121962a.jpg" alt="" /></div>There is spam in the world everywhere you look, whether it be in newspapers in the form of adverts or in your inbox as emails offering enhancements to your body or cheap priced software. But... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Damien Reynolds) Mon, 24 Nov 2008 20:34:23 +0000 Blizzard wins $6 million in court case with MMO Glider <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1544589389blizzard_entertainment_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Another chapter of the Blizzard versus Glider story has come to a close. Blizzard and MDY Industries have been going at it over Glider since 2006, in a battle that's been rather important. Not only... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Garrett Dodd) Wed, 01 Oct 2008 16:42:37 +0000 Qualcomm acquires L-band spectrum in the UK for £8.3 million <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1199600302.png" alt="" /></div>Qualcomm Inc. just announced its acquisition of 40 MHz of the L-Band radio spectrum that was auctioned some days ago by Ofcom, the UK communications regulator. This auction fetched the UK communications regulator £8.3 million.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Mon, 19 May 2008 10:50:28 +0000 TorrentSpy must pay $110 million to MPAA <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A clear message to all torrent websites hosted on the US soil was sent all over the world today: A federal judge is hitting the shuttered TorrentSpy service with a $111 million penalty for facilitating... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 08 May 2008 11:37:40 +0000 Amazon to acquire Audible for $300 million <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>By the second quarter of 2008, Incorporated plans to acquire Audible Incorporated, the leading online provider of premium digital spoken word audio content. Through its web sites in the US and UK and alliances... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 01 Feb 2008 01:00:49 +0000 Copy a CD, owe $1.5 million <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Not content with the current (and already massive) statutory damages allowed under copyright law, the RIAA is pushing to expand the provision. The issue is compilations, which now are treated as a single work. In... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 30 Jan 2008 17:58:06 +0000 Feel Free to Download 25 Million Songs - Legally <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After a decade fighting to stop illegal file-sharing, the music industry will give fans today what they have always wanted: an unlimited supply of free and legal songs. With CD sales in free fall and... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 28 Jan 2008 16:12:51 +0000 4.3 Million Xbox 360 Consoles Sold During Christmas Quarter <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft was able to sell 4.3 million Xbox 360 units during the fourth calendar quarter 2007 (fiscal Q2 2008). The number is slightly down from 4.4 million units the company sold during the Christmas season... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 25 Jan 2008 13:13:06 +0000 AT&T ends '07 with about 2 million iPhone customers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>AT&T Inc, the exclusive U.S. carrier for Apple Inc's iPhone said on Thursday it ended 2007 with &quot;just at or slightly under 2 million iPhone customers.&quot; &quot;We had very solid sales results in October and... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 24 Jan 2008 17:26:01 +0000 Chinese Internet Users Up to 210 Million <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The official China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) announced yesterday that the country's online population was now at 210 million, having grown 53%, from 137 million reported at the same time last year, and was... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 20 Jan 2008 03:43:47 +0000 Watch Gates' Keynote, 100 million Vista licenses sold <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Whether you love him or hate him, you won't want to miss his last CES Keynote, especially with announcements like Microsoft having sold 100 million licences of its latest OS. I know people tend to... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 07 Jan 2008 02:25:32 +0000 Toshiba HD DVD sales hit 1 Million in North America <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In 2007, Japan's Toshiba Corporation sold 1 million HD DVD digital video recorders in North America, according to Toshiba executives speaking at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Only two days after Warner Bros... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 06 Jan 2008 19:57:18 +0000 Sirius Radio Exceeds 8.3 Million Subscribers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sirius Satellite Radio today announced that it ended 2007 with 8,321,785 subscribers, up from the company's 2006 ending subscriber base of 6,024,555. During 2007, SIRIUS added approximately 2.3 million net subscriber additions. &quot;Sirius' subscriber base... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 04 Jan 2008 01:04:12 +0000 Symantec Awarded $21 Million due to Piracy <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The United States District Court for the Central District of California has awarded Symantec Corporation $21 million in damages against a large network of distributors selling counterfeit Symantec software. In civil cases filed in November... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 18 Dec 2007 13:42:25 +0000 PSP "Slim" sells 1 Million in Japan in under 2 months <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After only two months on the market, the PSP-2000 has sold a million units in Japan as of Nov. 22, Sony announced. What makes it more impressive is it reached the milestone two weeks faster... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Mon, 26 Nov 2007 19:49:43 +0000 DS Hits 20 Million In Japan <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew) Mon, 19 Nov 2007 15:55:04 +0000 Mininova: 1 Million Torrents Uploaded <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>First it breaks the 3 billion .torrent download mark, then Alexa ranks it as the 46th most visited website on the Internet, and now Mininova can claim that it has had over 1,000,000th torrents uploaded... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 19 Nov 2007 00:56:22 +0000 HTC ships 1 Million HTC Touch Smartphones in Five Months <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sales of HTC Touch, the touch-controlled smartphone made High Tech Computer (HTC), surpassed one million units at the end of October after the phone was launched in June, according to HTC CEO Peter Chou. Total... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 16 Nov 2007 21:53:35 +0000 Xbox Live Collects Eight Million Users in Five Years <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>On November 15, Microsoft's Xbox Live service will have been in operation for five years, now with &quot;more than eight million members now actively engaged in the largest social entertainment network on TV.&quot; To celebrate... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 15 Nov 2007 01:51:31 +0000 "Hot Coffee" Suit Settlement May Cost Take-Two $2.75 Million <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Take-Two Interactive just issued a release featuring details on the preliminary settlement of the consumer class action lawsuit filed against it and Rockstar Games over the &quot;sexually explicit&quot; content in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 09 Nov 2007 16:35:17 +0000 Apple: a Quarter Million iPhones are Unlocked <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>During Apple's fourth-quarter fiscal 2007 earnings conference call, Apple COO Tim Cook revealed that some 250,000 (18%) of all iPhones sold since the devices were released in June have been unlocked. A total of 1.4... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 27 Oct 2007 18:32:05 +0000 Microsoft: 88 Million Copies of Vista Shipped <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Despite frequent reports of Windows Vista being a failure, Microsoft Corporation has now shipped 88 million copies of its latest operating system, almost double the number of copies of XP in the same amount of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 26 Oct 2007 18:09:16 +0000 Mozilla's 2006 revenue: $66.8 million <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Mozilla, the group behind the open-source Firefox Web browser, disclosed its 2006 revenue Monday night: $66,840,850. That's a 26 percent bump up from the $52.9 million that Mozilla garnered in 2005. And with 2006... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 24 Oct 2007 08:22:53 +0000 Study: 14.7 Million Jobs Created Globally by Microsoft <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new study by IDC, which examined the IT industry's impact on local job creation, company formation and tax revenues in 82 countries representing 99.5% of the total technology spending worldwide, predicts that in 2007... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 18 Oct 2007 21:55:32 +0000