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About 139 articles found for 10 December 2012:

 

Pamela Anderson Is $371,000 (€286,796) in Debt

Star hasn’t paid her taxes in a while, is in financial trouble again
by Elena Gorgan, December 11th, 2012
Anonymous to Leak “Unprecedented Amounts of Data” Starting with December 10 – Video

Anonymous to Leak “Unprecedented Amounts of Data” Starting with December 10

by Eduard Kovacs, December 10th, 2012
The massive leak will be part of Operation Mayhem 2012
 

High-Quality Laser Mouse Released by Tesoro

Called Shrike H2L, it has adjustable weight, among other things
by Sebastian Pop, December 10th, 2012
 

US Winter Tourism Lost $1 Billion and 27,000 Jobs to Climate Change

Warmer temperatures impact on snowfall patterns, drive tourists away
by Laura Sinpetru, December 10th, 2012
 

The UK Readies to Spend ₤113 Million on Renewable Energy Projects in Africa

Developing countries should witness investments of $100 billion yearly by 2020, UN says
by Laura Sinpetru, December 10th, 2012
New Surface-Like Microsoft Windows Phone Concept

New Surface-Like Microsoft Windows Phone Concept

by Ionut Arghire, December 10th, 2012
A device that features capabilities similar with Microsoft’s tablet PC
 

“Genius” Dog from China Can Add, Subtract and Multiply

This pooch gets the sum of 3.44 and 3.56 right, and can solve complex equations
by Raluca Anghel, December 10th, 2012
 

Samba 3.6.10 Brings Multiple Fixes, Download Now

The developers of Samba have implemented a large number of important changes
by Silviu Stahie, December 10th, 2012
Lindsay Lohan Rent Rumors: Broke Star Struggles to Pay Her Own Bills

Lindsay Lohan Rent Rumors: Broke Star Struggles to Pay Her Own Bills

by Elena Gorgan, December 10th, 2012
Things are not looking up for the actress, says new unconfirmed report
 

Frozen Hearth Review (PC)

A tactical RTS about survival in a world on the verge of extinction
by Cosmin Anton, December 10th, 2012
Acer Windows 8 Devices to Feature 7digital MP3 Download App

Acer Windows 8 Devices to Feature 7digital MP3 Download App

by Bogdan Popa, December 10th, 2012
The app will be pre-installed on all Windows 8 devices running Windows 8
 

Hoax Picture of a Baby Panda Flying Business Class Goes Viral

Thanks to an accompanying hoax press release, thousands assume the picture is real
by Laura Sinpetru, December 10th, 2012
 

Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition Diary: A Somewhat Evil Party

The companions one chooses determine a lot of the game strategy
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 10th, 2012
 

Grammys 2013: Justin Bieber Finally Responds to Snub

Pop star says he doesn’t need a Grammy as long as he has his fans
by Elena Gorgan, December 10th, 2012
 

Barebone from Giada Is a Small PC with NVIDIA Graphics

The hardware and software are all along the expected lines
by Sebastian Pop, December 10th, 2012
HTC 8X Strong Sales Confirmed by AT&T and Amazon Wireless, Now on Backorder

HTC 8X Strong Sales Confirmed by AT&T and Amazon Wireless, Now on Backorder

by Cosmin Vasile, December 10th, 2012
The device now ships in 1 to 2 weeks, whereas Verizon’s variant is still in stock
 

GOTY 2012 Best Story: Mass Effect 3

The story of BioWare's sprawling role-playing shooter shouldn't be judged on its ending
by Andrei Dobra, December 10th, 2012
 

Watch: Teaser Trailer for “Landfill Harmonic”

Upcoming documentary shows youth in Paraguay playing instruments made from trash
by Laura Sinpetru, December 10th, 2012
Nintendo Wants Continuing Momentum for Wii U

Nintendo Wants Continuing Momentum for Wii U

by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 10th, 2012
The company will create and launch Zelda and Mario games
 

Relocated Elephants Become More Aggressive, Kill People

Relocating elephants does little to help with conservation efforts, new study says
by Laura Sinpetru, December 10th, 2012
 

Spotlight: Stunning Portraits Are Made from Sand and Seashells Alone

Ukrainian artist relies on nothing but natural materials when making her mosaics
by Laura Sinpetru, December 10th, 2012
 

John McAfee Hosts Press Conference from Guatemala

The antivirus software pioneer wants to get back to the US
by Eduard Kovacs, December 10th, 2012
 

Altered Immune Cells Defeat Girl's Leukemia

The operation is the first of its kind to be performed in a child
by Cristina Macari, December 10th, 2012
Photo of the Day: 6 Decades of Love

Photo of the Day: 6 Decades of Love

by Elena Gorgan, December 10th, 2012
Pic of old couple goes viral, the Internet is weeping
Download Now Halo 4: Crimson Map Pack DLC via Xbox Live
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Download Now Halo 4: Crimson Map Pack DLC via Xbox Live

The DLC brings three new maps and one new game mode to Halo 4
by Andrei Dobra, December 10th, 2012
 

Yann Frisch: Magician's Sleight-of-Hand Trick Goes Viral

You will not be able to tell how this French illusionist moves his props
by Raluca Anghel, December 10th, 2012
 

500W 80Plus Platinum Smart Power Supply Released by Chieftec

It is passively cooled and should already be up for pre-order
by Sebastian Pop, December 10th, 2012
Santa Dodges Sharp Teeth, Feeds Wild Animals

Santa Dodges Sharp Teeth, Feeds Wild Animals

by Laura Sinpetru, December 10th, 2012
40 people watch Santa gift the animals at the Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary
 

Brandi Glanville Is Having Surgery to Remove Breast Tumor

Reality star will be going under the knife this week, says there’s no need to worry
by Elena Gorgan, December 10th, 2012
 

First Power over Ethernet Powerline Adapter Launched by Asoka

The PlugLing PoE-200 is the first in the world to support PoE
by Sebastian Pop, December 10th, 2012
 

First Look at Gay Wedding Parties in Washington

Couples rush to get their wedding licenses, some coming in from out of state
by Raluca Anghel, December 10th, 2012
 

Dark Souls 2 Will Be More Approachable, New Directors Say

The RPG will still be quite challenging and is set to include new things
by Andrei Dobra, December 10th, 2012
Android Jelly Bean Update List for HTC Smartphones Leaks

Android Jelly Bean Update List for HTC Smartphones Leaks

by Cosmin Vasile, December 10th, 2012
The company plans to upgrade the One SV and VX among others
 

RIM Pushes BBM 7 with BBM Voice to the BlackBerry App World

The app also brings new emoticons, various other enhancements
by Ionut Arghire, December 10th, 2012
 

The Last of Us Out on May 7, Gets New Trailer and Pre-Order Bonuses

Get special bonuses for pre-purchasing the game ahead of its release next year
by Andrei Dobra, December 10th, 2012
 

LibreOffice 4.0 Beta Released, Test Marathon Announced

The final version of LibreOffice will be launched in 2013
by Silviu Stahie, December 10th, 2012
Anonymous Hacker Promises Untethered iPhone 5 & iOS 6 Jailbreak on December 22 [Updated]

Anonymous Hacker Promises Untethered iPhone 5 & iOS 6 Jailbreak on December 22 Updated

by Filip Truta, December 10th, 2012
New guy on the block promises to beat renowned hackers to the feat
 

Meggings, Male Tights, Are the Newest in Fashion Trends for Men

Tights for men have proved a hit in New York, and are being debuted in Britain
by Raluca Anghel, December 10th, 2012
 

AirHarp Is Played Perfectly Just by Pointing and Waving

This sophisticated app can play different timbres, melodies and keys
by Sebastian Pop, December 10th, 2012
 

Smiley-Face Tattoo Tells How Tired You Are

The tattoo hides a set of sensors that measure the body's metabolic activity
by Cristina Macari, December 10th, 2012
 

Destroyer, Gaming PC's Latest High-End Desktop PC

The system uses an overclocked high-end CPU and matching hardware
by Sebastian Pop, December 10th, 2012
X Factor UK: Nicole Scherzinger Has Technical Issues During Jahmene Douglas Duet

X Factor UK: Nicole Scherzinger Has Technical Issues During Jahmene Douglas Duet

by Elena Gorgan, December 10th, 2012
Nicole’s microphone goes out, both handle the incident like pros
 

Whale-Skin Flavored Cocktails for Sale in a London Bar

Local authorities raid the venue, owner says he had no idea his “Moby Dick” was illegal
by Laura Sinpetru, December 10th, 2012
 

LAPD Issue Apology Notorious B.I.G.'s Family for Leaked Autopsy Report

Police cite "an administrative error" for the autopsy results having been made public
by Raluca Anghel, December 10th, 2012
 

Rihanna Slays with Medley on X Factor UK Finale

Singer gives best performance to date, sets the place on fire
by Elena Gorgan, December 10th, 2012
GOTY 2012 Best Story Runner-Up: Game of Thrones RPG

GOTY 2012 Best Story Runner-Up: Game of Thrones RPG

by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 10th, 2012
A very interesting narrative that captures the themes of the book
 

Prenatal Oxygen Deprivation Increases ADHD Risk in Children

Fetal respiratory issues influence ADHD occurence more than familial and genetic causes do
by Cristina Macari, December 10th, 2012
 

Linux Mint 14 OEM Has Been Released

Download OEM installation images for Linux Mint 14 (Nadia)
by Marius Nestor, December 10th, 2012
9-Month-Old Twin Babies Swim a 25-Meter Pool Length

9-Month-Old Twin Babies Swim a 25-Meter Pool Length

by Raluca Anghel, December 10th, 2012
These twins cannot crawl, walk or talk, but they love to swim
 

Shady WWE Sheamus Website Hides Facebook Scams

Scammers lure victims by promising them all sorts of videos and applications
by Eduard Kovacs, December 10th, 2012
 

Viral of the Day: Yasha Swag, “Pickles”

Aspiring singer attains fame online even though his is the worst song ever
by Elena Gorgan, December 10th, 2012
 

Self-Powered Wave Glider Robot Traverses the Pacific

One robot out of four completed the journey that began in 2011
by Sebastian Pop, December 10th, 2012
Cr OS Linux 2.4.1290 Features Cinnamon 1.6

Cr OS Linux 2.4.1290 Features Cinnamon 1.6

by Marius Nestor, December 10th, 2012
It also includes Linux kernel 3.6.5 and Cinnamon 1.6.6
 

HTC Butterfly Now on Pre-Order in the UK

No specific info on the handset’s pricing or availability has been provided
by Ionut Arghire, December 10th, 2012
 

X Factor UK: James Arthur Is the Winner

Runner-up Jahmene Douglas has only kind words about James, calls him his “idol”
by Elena Gorgan, December 10th, 2012
Sony, Sharp and Panasonic Forced to Sell Buildings and Businesses

Sony, Sharp and Panasonic Forced to Sell Buildings and Businesses

by Sebastian Pop, December 10th, 2012
The Japanese companies are definitely not doing very well
 

Uncommon Surgery Repairs Girl's Spine with Leg Bones

The operation is the first of its kind in Europe and the second in the world
by Cristina Macari, December 10th, 2012
5 Dead in Tule River Indian Reservation Shootings, in California

5 Dead in Tule River Indian Reservation Shootings, in California

by Raluca Anghel, December 10th, 2012
The gunman and one of his young daughters died during the incident
 

Malibu Residents Forced to Remove Whale Carcass Themselves

Authorities couldn't decide whose responsibility it was, locals took charge of the problem
by Laura Sinpetru, December 10th, 2012
Valve Will Compete with Next-Gen Consoles, Says Gabe Newell

Valve Will Compete with Next-Gen Consoles, Says Gabe Newell

by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 10th, 2012
Their device will offer streamlined access to Steam
 

Yellowstone's Most Famous She-Wolf Killed by Hunters

The wolf was regarded as a lupine “rock star” by those researching Yellowstone's wildlife
by Laura Sinpetru, December 10th, 2012
 

Street Fighter X Mega Man Is a Free Fan-Made PC Game Endorsed by Capcom

The crossover title will be released on December 17 with Capcom's blessing
by Andrei Dobra, December 10th, 2012
Nokia Lumia 920 Sold Out in the UK Before Shipment Arrival

Nokia Lumia 920 Sold Out in the UK Before Shipment Arrival

by Cosmin Vasile, December 10th, 2012
UK-based retailer Clove reports it has sold out its second shipment
 

GeForce GTX 670 FTW LE, EVGA's New Graphics Card

It is based on an existing video board but, obviously, is stronger
by Sebastian Pop, December 10th, 2012
 

Drinkware That Changes Color When Rape Drugs Are Slipped In Invented

The cups, meant for bars and clubs, are to decrease drug-facilitated rape incidence
by Cristina Macari, December 10th, 2012
Bangladeshi Hackers Fight Back, Hack Pakistani Government Sites

Bangladeshi Hackers Fight Back, Hack Pakistani Government Sites

by Eduard Kovacs, December 10th, 2012
The targets are the Pakistan Army, a High Court, and several other high-profile websites
 

Green Tip: This Christmas, Adopt a Puffin

Octopi, blue whales and clownfish are also looking for foster parents
by Laura Sinpetru, December 10th, 2012
 

iPhone 5 Now Just $150 / €114 at Best Buy

American retailer slashes $50 off new-generation carrier-tied iPhones
by Filip Truta, December 10th, 2012
 

Skype User Blackmailed After Getting Naked on Camera

A Cottonwood Heights man was blackmailed by a woman he met on an adult website
by Bogdan Popa, December 10th, 2012
GravityLight: Device Uses Gravity Alone to Generate Light – Video

GravityLight: Device Uses Gravity Alone to Generate Light

by Laura Sinpetru, December 10th, 2012
GravityLight needs no batteries and no fuel, creates 30 minutes of light
 

Nurse Jacintha Saldanha Died of Shame, Family Says

The nurse watching the Duchess of Cambridge was humiliated during a radio prank call
by Raluca Anghel, December 10th, 2012
 

Russian Rocket Fails to Launch Satellite, Again

Breeze-M proton rocket's failure is the third since August 2011
by Cristina Macari, December 10th, 2012
Debian-Based Semplice Linux 3.0 RC Is Available for Testing

Debian-Based Semplice Linux 3.0 RC Is Available for Testing

by Silviu Stahie, December 10th, 2012
This will not be considered stable even when it exits the development phase
 

OCMemory Releases New RAM Without Coolers

The high-speed modules are made out of Hynix chips
by Sebastian Pop, December 10th, 2012
 

Xperia E and Xperia E dual Get Priced in Germany

They might retail for €159 ($205) and €169 ($218), respectively
by Ionut Arghire, December 10th, 2012
Microsoft Turns to Legal Trick to Skirt £159M ($254M) UK Taxes

Microsoft Turns to Legal Trick to Skirt £159M ($254M) UK Taxes

by Bogdan Popa, December 10th, 2012
The company uses overseas offshores to avoid paying UK taxes every year
 

Apple Maps Inaccuracies Can Be “Life-Threatening,” Says Australian Police

People stranded in no-water areas after relying on iOS Maps
by Filip Truta, December 10th, 2012
 

Monkey Sporting a Winter Coat on the Loose at Ikea

The monkey is eventually caught, the owner gets fined for having a prohibited animal
by Laura Sinpetru, December 10th, 2012
 

Samsung Offers More Info on Galaxy S III’s Premium Suite

New multimedia features, other enhancements will be included
by Ionut Arghire, December 10th, 2012
 

2013 Is When We Say Goodbye to Sony Tape Recorders

Tape-based dictaphones are going to leave the market at the same time
by Sebastian Pop, December 10th, 2012
Concentration Camp Ashes Used to Make Art

Concentration Camp Ashes Used to Make Art

by Laura Sinpetru, December 10th, 2012
Swedish artist mixes up the ashes with water, uses the solution to paint