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About 127 articles found for 1 February 2013:

 

Madden NFL 13 Offers Play-by-Play Prediction for Super Bowl XLVII

The game has predicted the results of 7 out of the 9 last matches
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 1st, 2013
 

Overweight Cat Goes Swimming, Hopes to Soon Get Back in Shape

Holly is quite committed to her weight loss program, goes to the pool once a week
by Laura Sinpetru, February 1st, 2013
Monster Saturn Storm Ate Its Own Tail − Gallery

Monster Saturn Storm Ate Its Own Tail − Gallery

by Lucian Parfeni, February 1st, 2013
The storm was one of the most violent ever observed on Saturn, spanning the entire planet
 

Watch: Dolphins Help Lost Seal Get Back Home

Were it not for these dolphins, the seal would have died
by Laura Sinpetru, February 1st, 2013
 

G-Star Agrees to Detox Fashion

The Dutch denim brand says it will completely phase out hazardous chemicals
by Laura Sinpetru, February 1st, 2013
 

New National Park in Congo Will House 15,000 Gorillas

Lowland western gorillas on the brink of extinction, need all the help they can get
by Laura Sinpetru, February 1st, 2013
Scientists Literally See a Fish Think

Scientists Literally See a Fish Think

by Laura Sinpetru, February 1st, 2013
Using a fluorescent marker, researchers pin down the thought process of a zebra fish
 

Viral of the Day: The Ultimate NFL Fan Experience

If you love your team as much as you say you do, give them your healthy organs
by Elena Gorgan, February 1st, 2013
 

Wal-Mart Supposedly Fired an Employee for Rescuing a Pup

The corporation is yet to make any comments on this rumor
by Laura Sinpetru, February 1st, 2013
Britain’s Iceni Are Fourth Faction for Total War: Rome 2

Britain’s Iceni Are Fourth Faction for Total War: Rome 2

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 1st, 2013
The civilization will focus on infantry and on trade
 

BitKiller Offers DoD Standard Wiping Schemes

Drag and drop files and folders to shred beyond recovery
by Ionut Ilascu, February 1st, 2013
 

AMD Releases Athlon II X4, Cuts Some APU Prices

The company is catering to the needs of the low-end market
by Sebastian Pop, February 1st, 2013
New “Iron Man 3” Poster: It’s Raining (Iron) Men

New “Iron Man 3” Poster: It’s Raining (Iron) Men

by Elena Gorgan, February 1st, 2013
New artwork hints at major problems for Tony Stark and his alter ego
 

Logitech Releases Keyboard and Camera Combo for Jabber Messenger

All those enterprises that use Jabber can better communicate via voice and video
by Sebastian Pop, February 1st, 2013
Steven Tyler Surprises Judges on American Idol Auditions – Video

Steven Tyler Surprises Judges on American Idol Auditions

by Elena Gorgan, February 1st, 2013
Dude looks like a lady, indeed – unfortunately, he didn’t sing
 

Sony Stops Making MiniDisk Players in March 2013

Yet another old-school electronic device category goes out of use
by Sebastian Pop, February 1st, 2013
 

Firefighters in Holley, NY Ready Squirrel Shootout

Online petition aims to put an end to the killing of these animals
by Laura Sinpetru, February 1st, 2013
 

ESA Plans a 3D-Printed Moon Base

The European Space Agency is experimenting with a moon base built on site
by Lucian Parfeni, February 1st, 2013
“Bullet to the Head” Premieres to Solid Reviews

“Bullet to the Head” Premieres to Solid Reviews

by Elena Gorgan, February 1st, 2013
Sylvester Stallone has another winner on his hands
 

TSMC's 28nm Chip Supply May Finally Be Sufficient

AMD and NVIDIA should both have more than enough GPUs now
by Sebastian Pop, February 1st, 2013
 

Burger Joint in Dallas Agrees to Feed Sick Lion

The Twisted Root Burger has recently donated some elk meat to the suffering feline
by Laura Sinpetru, February 1st, 2013
 

Mystery Behind Owls' Ability to Almost Fully Rotate Their Heads Unraveled

These birds can turn 270 degrees in either direction, never end up hurting themselves
by Laura Sinpetru, February 1st, 2013
 

DmC Devil May Cry Review (PC)

Does the new hack and slash game deserve a place in the stylish franchise?
by Andrei Dobra, February 1st, 2013
Armenia Assassination Attempt May Impact Elections

Armenia Assassination Attempt May Impact Elections

by Raluca Anghel, February 1st, 2013
64 year-old Paruyr Hayrikyan has been shot in his shoulder and chest
 

Fujitsu Launches Lifebook AH Laptops

They are low- to high-end models based on Intel Core CPUs
by Sebastian Pop, February 1st, 2013
 

Spotlight: Tiny Island Is Home to Thousands of Deadly Snakes

Wildlife researchers say Ilha de Queimada Grande has one such snake per square meter
by Laura Sinpetru, February 1st, 2013
 

Tim McGraw Says Sobriety Improved His Marriage

Country singer reveals secrets to healthier, happier life in new People interview
by Elena Gorgan, February 1st, 2013
Far Cry 3 Lead Writer Explains Mid-Game Plot Twist

Far Cry 3 Lead Writer Explains Mid-Game Plot Twist

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 1st, 2013
Vaas needed to disappear for players to remember him
 

James Franco Doesn’t Approve of New “Spider-Man” Film Franchise

It’s an obvious money grab, he says – but luckily he’s moved on
by Elena Gorgan, February 1st, 2013
 

Student Captures Video of a “Penguin Highway” in Antarctica

Traveler Melissa Brennan wanted to visit all continents before the age of 21
by Raluca Anghel, February 1st, 2013
Fujitsu Floods the Market with All-in-One PCs

Fujitsu Floods the Market with All-in-One PCs

by Sebastian Pop, February 1st, 2013
The company tries the brute-force approach for once
 

REDengine 3 Revealed, Bridges Gap Between Story and World

It includes new tools for character and narrative development
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 1st, 2013
Georgia: Teen Shot by Fellow Student, School Had Metal Detectors

Georgia: Teen Shot by Fellow Student, School Had Metal Detectors

by Raluca Anghel, February 1st, 2013
An armed off-duty police officer works as security guard with the middle school
 

Mom Suffocates Family Dog Using a Plastic Bag

The woman says she no longer had any money to feed the dog
by Laura Sinpetru, February 1st, 2013
 

Jane Krakowski on “30 Rock” Series Finale: I Cried a Lot

Actress stops by The Today Show ahead of the premiere date of the final episode
by Elena Gorgan, February 1st, 2013
Chrome Still Leads in January 2013, but Growth Slows Down Considerably

Chrome Still Leads in January 2013, but Growth Slows Down Considerably

by Lucian Parfeni, February 1st, 2013
Windows 8 and IE10 haven't managed to slow IE's overall decline much
 

iPad 5 Will Be Thinner and Lighter Thanks to DITO Screen [DigiTimes]

New display technology to allow Apple to reduce the footprint of its 9.7” tablet
by Filip Truta, February 1st, 2013
 

Taco Bell Flavored Doritos Will Be Available This Spring

The product is expected to sell as well as the Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos Tacos
by Raluca Anghel, February 1st, 2013
 

Randy Travis Sentenced to Jail, Rehab, Community Work

Singer says he’s getting his life back on track, will stay out of jail if he behaves
by Elena Gorgan, February 1st, 2013
Intel-Based Acer Liquid C1 Smartphone Goes Official

Intel-Based Acer Liquid C1 Smartphone Goes Official

by Ionut Arghire, February 1st, 2013
This is the first Intel-powered handset to arrive in Asia Pacific
 

Sigourney Weaver Wore Her Dress Backwards at SAG Awards 2013, Probably

Actress was one of the worst dressed of the night, this could explain it
by Elena Gorgan, February 1st, 2013
 

9 Philadelphia Judges Charged for Fixing Traffic Tickets

Defendants with criminal ties would allegedly receive special treatment in Traffic Court
by Raluca Anghel, February 1st, 2013
 

Google Nexus 10 Once Again Selling Through Google Play Store US

The 10.1-inch tablet made by Samsung is up for order in 16 and 32 GB
by Sebastian Pop, February 1st, 2013
 

Oprah Injured Her Back on Her Birthday

Tyler Perry sent her flowers and she hurt her back when she tried to pick them up
by Elena Gorgan, February 1st, 2013
Bing Apps Now Available in Microsoft’s Office Store

Bing Apps Now Available in Microsoft’s Office Store

by Ionut Arghire, February 1st, 2013
Offering additional web functionality to users, straight from Office
 

“Gay” Dog Saved from Being Put to Sleep

His owner wanted him dead, hundreds stepped in to make sure it got rescued
by Laura Sinpetru, February 1st, 2013
 

Roseanne Barr Returns to Prime Time with Sitcom for NBC

Actress is working on a pilot, which she will co-produce with Steven Greener
by Elena Gorgan, February 1st, 2013
 

“World War Z” Gets Super Bowl Teaser

Brad Pitt’s zombie movie can definitely use the extra exposure
by Elena Gorgan, February 1st, 2013
Mexico: 25 Killed in Massive Explosion at Pemex Oil HQ

Mexico: 25 Killed in Massive Explosion at Pemex Oil HQ

by Raluca Anghel, February 1st, 2013
The blast occurred at the mezzanine level of an office building's auxiliary facility
 

Dota 2 Works Better with Wine 1.5.23, Download Now

A lot of other games have received further support
by Silviu Stahie, February 1st, 2013
 

Intel Decrees That All Haswell Ultrabooks Should Get Touchscreens

Supply chain makers won't get subsidies on processors without them
by Sebastian Pop, February 1st, 2013
 

Here’s What the 5-Inch iPhone “Plus” Might Look Like

Rendition by Instapaper developer shows why the rumored larger iPhone is plausible
by Filip Truta, February 1st, 2013
Bar Refaeli Makes Out with Nerd in Go Daddy Super Bowl Ad

Bar Refaeli Makes Out with Nerd in Go Daddy Super Bowl Ad

by Elena Gorgan, February 1st, 2013
Geek power meets ultimate hotness in new commercial
 

Record-Setting Asteroid Flyby “Scheduled” for February 15

The space rock set to visit us on said date is roughly half the size of a football field
by Laura Sinpetru, February 1st, 2013
Recon-ng Gives Pentesters Easy Access to Hacker-Stolen Credentials – Video

Recon-ng Gives Pentesters Easy Access to Hacker-Stolen Credentials

by Eduard Kovacs, February 1st, 2013
The penetration testing framework relies on the PwnedList service
 

Beyonce Sings National Anthem Live at Super Bowl Press Conference

“Any questions?,” singer asks after spectacular impromptu performance
by Elena Gorgan, February 1st, 2013
 

Download “What’s the Word?” iOS – Top Free App on iTunes

Temple Run 2 downloaded 50 million times in two weeks, falls to #2 spot
by Filip Truta, February 1st, 2013
 

Humans Argued to Have Wiped Out the Tasmanian Tiger

New study says humans alone are to blame for this species' becoming extinct
by Laura Sinpetru, February 1st, 2013
 

Grid 2 Out in Late May, Gets Pre-Order Bonuses

The realistic racing game arrives onto the PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 before summer
by Andrei Dobra, February 1st, 2013
NVIDIA Tegra 4 Tablet/Phone Chips Doing Rather Poorly

NVIDIA Tegra 4 Tablet/Phone Chips Doing Rather Poorly

by Sebastian Pop, February 1st, 2013
The company hasn't scored many design wins and might not get another chance
 

Microsoft Details Changes in Windows Phone 7.8

The new platform release arrives on handsets as version 7.10.8858.136
by Ionut Arghire, February 1st, 2013
Human Barbie and Ken Hate Each Other: Valeria Lukyanova and Justin Jedlica Fight on Set

Human Barbie and Ken Hate Each Other: Valeria Lukyanova and Justin Jedlica Fight on Set

by Elena Gorgan, February 1st, 2013
“Human dolls” can’t stop bickering about who’s more plastic
 

Next-Gen NVIDIA and AMD GPUs Delayed to Q4 2013

The Kepler 700 series and AMD Sea islands HD 8000 will arrive later than expected
by Sebastian Pop, February 1st, 2013
 

Sony Xperia Z Now on Pre-Order at Three UK

The latest flagship Android phone from Sony will hit shelves soon
by Ionut Arghire, February 1st, 2013
 

NaziGod Hackers Take Credit for Amazon Downtime

This appears to be another failed attempt from attention-seeking hackers
by Eduard Kovacs, February 1st, 2013
 

Guild Wars 2 Introduces Living Story for Long-Term World Change

The developers want to keep players engaged and entertained
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 1st, 2013
 

HBO Coming to Apple TV in H1 2013 Bloomberg

Customers will reportedly have access to over 600 hours of content
by Filip Truta, February 1st, 2013
Ubuntu 13.04 Online Search to Send the User's Geographical Location

Ubuntu 13.04 Online Search to Send the User's Geographical Location

by Silviu Stahie, February 1st, 2013
Canonical assures us that the data will be protected
 

Beyonce Opens Up on Miscarriage: The Saddest Thing I’ve Ever Been Through

Singer talks about intimate loss in new HBO documentary, for the first time ever
by Elena Gorgan, February 1st, 2013
Intel Haswell Versus Ivy Bridge CPU Benchmark, Clock-for-Clock
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Intel Haswell Versus Ivy Bridge CPU Benchmark, Clock-for-Clock

A Russian publication claims to have access to a Haswell engineering sample
by Sebastian Pop, February 1st, 2013
Apple Discontinues Mac Pro in Europe

Apple Discontinues Mac Pro in Europe

by Filip Truta, February 1st, 2013
New regulatory standards force Apple to pull workstations off the market
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Convicted Murderer Mistakenly Released from Jail in Chicago

Steven L. Robbins, convicted in Indiana, was being tried for separate charges in Illinois
by Raluca Anghel, February 1st, 2013
 

Chelsea Handler, Piers Morgan Fight

The two talk show hosts get into heated exchange over plastic surgery comment
by Elena Gorgan, February 1st, 2013
 

Sony Xperia Z Gets Priced at £530/€615/$840 in the UK

The smartphone will be available in black, purple and white colors
by Cosmin Vasile, February 1st, 2013
This Google Maps Mercator Puzzle Isn't Just for Cartography Fans, but It's Harder than It Looks

This Google Maps Mercator Puzzle Isn't Just for Cartography Fans, but It's Harder than It Looks

by Lucian Parfeni, February 1st, 2013
The Google Maps API has a fun side as well, you just have to look for it
 

Major League Gaming Will Create Its Own eSports-Focused Shooter

The game will be a result of cooperation with an outside developer
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 1st, 2013