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About 119 articles found for 12 February 2013:

Grammys 2013: Justin Bieber Rips Patrick Carney over Grammy Remark

Grammys 2013: Justin Bieber Rips Patrick Carney over Grammy Remark

by Raluca Anghel, February 12th, 2013
Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney hinted that Bieber wasn’t “Grammy material”
 

Supervolcano Forming Under the Pacific Ocean, Researchers Warn

The volcano is the result of a collision between several continent-sized “piles” of rock
by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2013
 

Valentine's Day Is One of the Worst Times to Go Kissing People

Flowers, chocolates and greeting cards are way better, specialists warn
by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2013
Sanny Malware Campaign Highly Successful in Targeting Russia, Experts Say

Sanny Malware Campaign Highly Successful in Targeting Russia, Experts Say

by Eduard Kovacs, February 12th, 2013
Cyveillance has analyzed the advanced persistent threat
 

Fitbit for Android Gets Updated with Bluetooth 4.0 Syncing

The first application of the kind to offer such functionality
by Ionut Arghire, February 12th, 2013
 

Crysis Could Go Free-to-Play Using a Co-Op Mode, Crytek Admits

The franchise can easily be turned into a free online experience
by Andrei Dobra, February 12th, 2013
Dogs Can Understand Human Point of View, Study Says

Dogs Can Understand Human Point of View, Study Says

by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2013
Domestic dogs are more likely to disobey in a dark room than in a lit one
 

Keyboard Driven Utility for Multipurpose Text Interaction

A tool to search text, convert units, translate and copy text using global hotkeys
by Octav Fedor, February 12th, 2013
BlackBerry Z10 Gets Torn to Pieces, Shows High-End Hardware

BlackBerry Z10 Gets Torn to Pieces, Shows High-End Hardware

by Ionut Arghire, February 12th, 2013
The handset is seen as a match for top-of-the-line handsets out there
 

View Reminders on Windows Taskbar

Simple and efficient event notification application
by Ionut Ilascu, February 12th, 2013
 

Toshiba Intros REGZA AT501 Tegra 3 10.1-Inch Tablet

It can be used independently or as a companion to REGZA TVs
by Sebastian Pop, February 12th, 2013
Tim Cook: Innovation Has “Never Been Stronger” at Apple

Tim Cook: Innovation Has “Never Been Stronger” at Apple

by Filip Truta, February 12th, 2013
Wall Street may be disappointed, but Cook trusts his troops to “pull this off”
 

Owl Gets Stuck in an SUV's Grill, Experiences the Journey of a Lifetime

The bird traveled at 60 mph trapped inside the grill, still managed to survive
by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2013
 

Facebook Sued over Like Button Patent Filed by Dead Dutch Developer

Facebook is used to patent trolls, though any lawsuit like this ends up costing it money
by Lucian Parfeni, February 12th, 2013
 

Attorney Offers Free Valentine's Day Divorce

Nearly 500 people have submitted their applications, odds are many more will follow
by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2013
 

Wizards of the Coast Ready to License Planescape Setting

The universe might be used for a new role-playing game
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 12th, 2013
AMD's SeaMicro Server Being Adopted by Many Enterprises

AMD's SeaMicro Server Being Adopted by Many Enterprises

by Sebastian Pop, February 12th, 2013
The server, Freedom Fabric included, has been chosen by Livestream
 

German Calendar Predicted the Pope's Resignation

Comic illustration from 2011 suggests the pope will resign after winning the lottery
by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2013
 

Grammys 2013: Rihanna Wears Engagement Ring

Photo of star gets fans talking online: is she getting ready to walk down the aisle?
by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013
Anonymous Launches Operation Dorner, Hackers Threaten the LAPD – Video

Anonymous Launches Operation Dorner, Hackers Threaten the LAPD

by Eduard Kovacs, February 12th, 2013
The hacktivists have already released the personal details of the LAPD command staff
 

Three New LCD Monitors Launched by Dell

The three UltraSharp models are called U3014, U2713H and U2913WM
by Sebastian Pop, February 12th, 2013
 

Coca-Cola Killed Mother of Eight, Coroner Finds

The 30-year-old woman's soda addiction eventually proved deadly
by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2013
 

Megan Fox’s Son Noah Makes First Public Appearance

4-month-old boy is accompanying his parents on trip to Rio de Janeiro
by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013
 

WD Intros Latest TV Play Set-Top Box with Web Access

Normal cable accounts can go out the window once this thing is bought
by Sebastian Pop, February 12th, 2013
Russian Progress 50 Robot Spacecraft Reaches the ISS in Just Six Hours

Russian Progress 50 Robot Spacecraft Reaches the ISS in Just Six Hours

by Lucian Parfeni, February 12th, 2013
The craft is carrying supplies for the ISS and is testing a new fast track trajectory
 

Carrie Underwood Denies Beef with Taylor Swift

People make up the most ridiculous things online, singer says in new interview
by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013
 

Aliens: Colonial Marines Review (PC)

The multiplayer modes might be enough to redeem a weak single player
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 12th, 2013
 

Samsung Officially Drops LG OLED Injunction Request

This is the follow-up to the reported decision of an amiable parting
by Sebastian Pop, February 12th, 2013
New Xbox 720 Specifications and Features Leak, Has Mandatory Kinect Sensor
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Courtney Stodden’s “Reality” Video Premieres and It’s Every Bit as Trashy as You’d Expect

Courtney Stodden’s “Reality” Video Premieres and It’s Every Bit as Trashy as You’d Expect

by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013
“Teen Bride” makes her music debut to appalling reviews
 

10nm Chips in 2015, Globalfoundries Reiterates

The process will follow after 14nm, which will reach its prime in 2014
by Sebastian Pop, February 12th, 2013
 

NY Mall Evacuated, Authorities Fear Roof Collapse

The decision to evacuate was taken after several stores witnessed major leaks
by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2013
 

“Buckwild” Star Salwa Amin Arrested for Drug Possession

MTV reality star was hit with two counts of possession with intent to distribute
by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013
Unified Communications Server Elastix 2.4.0 Gets Tons of New Features

Unified Communications Server Elastix 2.4.0 Gets Tons of New Features

by Silviu Stahie, February 12th, 2013
The developers of Elastix have introduced numerous features
 

Noctua Launches New Case Fan with 120mm Diameter

It has Anti-Stall Knobs and a price of 19.90 Euro / $21.90
by Sebastian Pop, February 12th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: Zach Galifianakis Does Special Edition of “Between Two Ferns”

Oscar nominees drop by for mini interviews in new Funny Or Die Special
by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013
 

Business Wire Possibly Hacked, Company Resets User Passwords (Updated)

The breaches that affected Twitter, NYT and The Washington Post were mentioned
by Eduard Kovacs, February 12th, 2013
Snowlinux 4 Cinnamon & E17 non-PAE Officially Announced

Snowlinux 4 Cinnamon & E17 non-PAE Officially Announced

by Silviu Stahie, February 12th, 2013
The latest version of this distributions can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

Watch: Tesla Model S “Gallons of Light” Commercial

The commercial is not an official one, but one made by a fan
by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2013
Former Symantec CEO Joins FireEye’s Board of Directors

Former Symantec CEO Joins FireEye’s Board of Directors

by Eduard Kovacs, February 12th, 2013
With the addition of Enrique T. Salem, the board has 8 members
 

Micromax A27 Ninja Finally Arrives in India, Priced at $65/€45

The smartphone is available via leading retailers across the country
by Cosmin Vasile, February 12th, 2013
 

Verizon Details Software Update for DROID DNA

It will provide users with various enhancements, bug fixes
by Ionut Arghire, February 12th, 2013
 

Sharon Osbourne Bans Candles from Her Home

Star says she’s done with candles after January home fire
by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013
Google+ Ditches the "Circles," Replaces Them with Find People Feature

Google+ Ditches the "Circles," Replaces Them with Find People Feature

by Lucian Parfeni, February 12th, 2013
Circles were one of Google+'s defining feature, but Google is now pushing beyond it
 

Grammys 2013: Jennifer Lopez Saves Adele from Grammy Crasher

Vitalii Sediuk gets owned by JLo with a flick of the thumb, spends the night in jail
by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013
 

Spotify Launches in Italy, Poland and Portugal, Now Available in 20 Countries

Its main competitor, Deezer, is available in a lot more places, but has fewer users
by Lucian Parfeni, February 12th, 2013
 

Download Skyfire Web Browser for iPad 5.1.0

16 brand new additions, including a RetailMeNot button and an Instafire extension
by Filip Truta, February 12th, 2013
FangBook X7, the Newest CyberPower PC Gaming Notebooks

FangBook X7, the Newest CyberPower PC Gaming Notebooks

by Sebastian Pop, February 12th, 2013
The computer system developer makes full use of existing high-end hardware
 

Dead Space 3 Captures United Kingdom Number One

Followed by FIFA 13, Black Ops 2, Far Cry 3 and Hitman Trilogy
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 12th, 2013
 

Montana TV Station Issues Zombie Warning, Claims It Was Hacked

KRTV apologizes but emergency alert could have been a viral ad, voices say
by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013
 

ASUS Launches Two GeForce GTX 650 NVIDIA Graphics Cards

They are identical in all respects save for the memory capacities
by Sebastian Pop, February 12th, 2013
Android 4.2.2 JDQ39 for GSM Galaxy Nexus Available for Manual Download

Android 4.2.2 JDQ39 for GSM Galaxy Nexus Available for Manual Download

by Ionut Arghire, February 12th, 2013
Only for the takju Galaxy Nexus phones running JOP40D
 

New All-in-One PC Launched by Shuttle

It is larger than the already existing XPC Mini-PC Barebones
by Sebastian Pop, February 12th, 2013
 

Buying the Homefront IP Was a Great Deal for Crytek

The studio had already invested in the upcoming Homefront 2
by Andrei Dobra, February 12th, 2013
Microsoft Hints at Possible Full-Featured Surface Laptop

Microsoft Hints at Possible Full-Featured Surface Laptop

by Bogdan Popa, February 12th, 2013
Company executives confirmed that more Surface products were in the works
 

Grammys 2013: The Best of the Awards Show in GIFs

The biggest awards show in the music industry had many memorable moments
by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013
 

Apple Announces Live Webcast of Goldman Sachs Conference, February 12, 2013

CEO Tim Cook will speak at approximately 7:15 a.m. PT/10:15 a.m. ET
by Filip Truta, February 12th, 2013
 

Frutas: Java-Based Cross-Platform RAT

Symantec experts have analyzed the tool that is mainly used by Spanish hackers
by Eduard Kovacs, February 12th, 2013
 

Alligator Stuck in a Storm Drain Gets Help Getting Out

The animal was first spotted by a passerby who immediately informed local authorities
by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2013
North Korea Confirms Third Nuclear Test to the Dismay of the International Community

North Korea Confirms Third Nuclear Test to the Dismay of the International Community

by Lucian Parfeni, February 12th, 2013
The test was the most powerful to date and with the smallest device
 

Glass Shards in Ravioli Prompt Lean Cuisine Recall

Nestlé Prepared Foods Company voluntarily recalls the products
by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2013
 

“Storage Wars” Star Mark Balelo Commits Suicide

Reality star’s desperate act may have been linked to prior drug arrest
by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013
Grammys 2013: Fox Discusses Adele and Kelly Clarkson’s Weight

Grammys 2013: Fox Discusses Adele and Kelly Clarkson’s Weight

by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013
Nutritionist says Grammy-winning singers are not good role models for women
 

Download Now Skyrim Update 1.8 on PlayStation 3

A few bug fixes and background work the upcoming DLCs are included in the patch
by Andrei Dobra, February 12th, 2013
 

Watch: Epic Glacier Collapse Goes Viral

This impressive video was shot towards the end of January in Argentina's Patagonia region
by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2013
 

LG Officially Unveils Optimus L Series II Ahead of MWC 2013

The Optimus L7 II dual will go on sale in Russia this week
by Cosmin Vasile, February 12th, 2013
 

Nokia Asha 310 Goes Official with Dual-SIM and Wi-Fi Capabilities

The first handset in Nokia’s Asha lineup to include both features
by Ionut Arghire, February 12th, 2013
 

Kickstart: Mountain Dew Rolls Out New Breakfast Drink

The beverage is set to appear on store shelves these following couple of weeks
by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2013
Grammys 2013: CBS Says Dress Code Was Respected

Grammys 2013: CBS Says Dress Code Was Respected

by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013
Despite reports online saying otherwise, all outfits had been approved by the network
 

Mysterious SARS-like Virus Spreads to the UK

The 10th case of coronavirus known to science has been reported in the UK this week
by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2013
 

“The Walking Dead” Returns, Sets New Ratings Record

AMC series is back on screen after third season break, bigger than ever
by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013
 

Amanda Knox Gives First Interview to ABC’s Diane Sawyer

Interview will air on the same day her tell-all “Waiting to Be Heard” comes out
by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013