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About 121 articles found for 12 February 2013:

 

Incoming 2013: Beyond: Two Souls

A game that mixes a complex story with top-notch motion tracking
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 13th, 2013
Upgrading to Windows 8 Isn’t Quite a Bad Decision, Says Security Expert

Upgrading to Windows 8 Isn’t Quite a Bad Decision, Says Security Expert

by Bogdan Popa, February 12th, 2013
Windows 8 comes with significant security improvements over its predecessors
 

Grammys 2013: Justin Bieber Rips Patrick Carney over Grammy Remark

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

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
2012's Shark Attacks in the US Hit Highest Level in over a Decade

2012's Shark Attacks in the US Hit Highest Level in over a Decade

by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2013
Specialists blame human-causative factors, not the animals
 

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
Four Types of URLs Used in 2013 BlackHole Spam Campaigns

Four Types of URLs Used in 2013 BlackHole Spam Campaigns

by Eduard Kovacs, February 12th, 2013
Trend Micro details some of the changes made to the notorious exploit kit
 

Dogs Can Understand Human Point of View, Study Says

Domestic dogs are more likely to disobey in a dark room than in a lit one
by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2013
Keyboard Driven Utility for Multipurpose Text Interaction

Keyboard Driven Utility for Multipurpose Text Interaction

by Octav Fedor, February 12th, 2013
A tool to search text, convert units, translate and copy text using global hotkeys
 

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

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

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
Angelina Jolie’s Daughter Vivienne Made $3,000 (€2,232) a Week on “Maleficent”

Angelina Jolie’s Daughter Vivienne Made $3,000 (€2,232) a Week on “Maleficent”

by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013
She’s just 4 and only starting out, but Vivienne Jolie-Pitt is already royalty
 

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

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

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

Wizards of the Coast Ready to License Planescape Setting

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 12th, 2013
The universe might be used for a new role-playing game
 

AMD's SeaMicro Server Being Adopted by Many Enterprises

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

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

Grammys 2013: Rihanna Wears Engagement Ring

by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013
Photo of star gets fans talking online: is she getting ready to walk down the aisle?
 

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

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

by Sebastian Pop, February 12th, 2013
Normal cable accounts can go out the window once this thing is bought
 

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

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

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

New Xbox 720 Specifications and Features Leak, Has Mandatory Kinect Sensor

by Andrei Dobra, February 12th, 2013
All Xbox 720 games have installations and the console features a 500GB hard drive
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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

“Buckwild” Star Salwa Amin Arrested for Drug Possession

by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013
MTV reality star was hit with two counts of possession with intent to distribute
 

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
Games for Windows Live Offline Issues Acknowledged by Microsoft

Games for Windows Live Offline Issues Acknowledged by Microsoft

by Andrei Dobra, February 12th, 2013
Players aren't able to log into their accounts or play their games
 

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

The latest version of this distributions can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, February 12th, 2013
Viral of the Day: Harlem Shake Takes Over the Internet

Viral of the Day: Harlem Shake Takes Over the Internet

by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013
Video goes viral, turns dance into the latest and hottest thing to spoof
 

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
 

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 – Video

Sharon Osbourne Bans Candles from Her Home

by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013
Star says she’s done with candles after January home fire
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Montana TV Station Issues Zombie Warning, Claims It Was Hacked

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

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
 

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
Gas Powered Games Cancels Wildman Kickstarter, Company Might Still Be Saved

Gas Powered Games Cancels Wildman Kickstarter, Company Might Still Be Saved

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 12th, 2013
The developers are talking with a number of publishers
 

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

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

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

Alligator Stuck in a Storm Drain Gets Help Getting Out

by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2013
The animal was first spotted by a passerby who immediately informed local authorities
 

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

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

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

“Storage Wars” Star Mark Balelo Commits Suicide

by Elena Gorgan, February 12th, 2013
Reality star’s desperate act may have been linked to prior drug arrest
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

“The Walking Dead” Returns, Sets New Ratings Record

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

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