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About 137 articles found for 14 January 2013:

 

Incoming 2013: Star Trek

A Gorn-based story that focuses on cooperation between Kirk and Spock
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 15th, 2013
 

Nokia Officially Opens Lumia 620 Orders in China

The cheapest Windows Phone 8 handset from Nokia now available in this market
by Ionut Arghire, January 15th, 2013
 

Wii U Is Indie Friendly, Say Bit.Trip Runner Creators

The new device benefits from better connectivity and the eShop
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 15th, 2013
3DS Piracy Affects Long-Term Handheld Prospects, Says Developer

3DS Piracy Affects Long-Term Handheld Prospects, Says Developer

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 14th, 2013
Publishers are now unwilling to offer resources to games for the platform
 

Many More Former Microsoft Employees Are Actually Using Apple Products

Steven Sinofsky isn’t the only one that uses devices from a rival company
by Bogdan Popa, January 14th, 2013
 

What Hyperspace Really Looks Like or How CMBR Becomes Visible Again

At speeds faster than the speed of light, the blueshift effect is quite noticeable
by Lucian Parfeni, January 14th, 2013
 

Shakespeare, Wordsworth Labeled Rocket-Boosts for the Brain

Reading works by these authors is more beneficial than self-help books
by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
 

World First: Global Atlas in Renewable Energy Goes Public

The atlas is meant to promote investments in harvesting green energy sources
by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
Having a Twitter Account Helps People Lose Weight

Having a Twitter Account Helps People Lose Weight

by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
Twitter doubles as a support system for those going on a diet, study finds
 

84% of the Fish We Eat Contains Unsafe Mercury Levels

Specialists advise people to only eat certain kinds of fish once every few weeks
by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
 

The Car: The Place Where Most Electronic Devices Are Stolen From

A study commissioned by ESET shows some interesting facts about stolen mobile devices
by Eduard Kovacs, January 14th, 2013
 

Lemon Pie: Dog Mutilated by Drug Traffickers Is Doing Better

The pooch has grown accustomed to its prosthetic limbs, seems to have overcome the trauma
by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
Google Chrome 25 Beta Debuts with Extension Blocking, Experimental New Tab Page

Google Chrome 25 Beta Debuts with Extension Blocking, Experimental New Tab Page

by Lucian Parfeni, January 14th, 2013
The latest Chrome beta comes with plenty of new features
Blind Russian Girl Criticizes Putin's Adoption Ban

Blind Russian Girl Criticizes Putin's Adoption Ban

by Raluca Anghel, January 14th, 2013
Natalya Pisarenko has written an open letter to Russian president Vladimir Putin
 

PhotoScape Review

Image touch-up software designed with the beginner user in mind
by Ionut Ilascu, January 14th, 2013
 

Diablo 3 Patch 1.0.7 Adds New Crafting and Gem Recipes

New account-bound gear and Marquise jewels will soon be available
by Andrei Dobra, January 14th, 2013
HP Back in PC Lead Again, Some May Say It Never Lost It

HP Back in PC Lead Again, Some May Say It Never Lost It

by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
Lenovo will just have to try harder this year, since it isn't far behind
 

TSMC Sales to Drop Even Further in Q1 2013

Even after the downtrodden fourth quarter of 2012, things aren't looking up
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
Youngest Survivor on Schindler's List Dies in San Francisco

Youngest Survivor on Schindler's List Dies in San Francisco

by Raluca Anghel, January 14th, 2013
Leon Leyson worked for 39 years as a teacher in LA
 

Crytek Has Long-Term Plans for Crysis Universe

The company wants to add a number of alternate stories
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 14th, 2013
 

Lenovo Could Give Up IdeaPad Brand

The decision is attributed to so-called internal adjustments
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
 

First Clean Samples from Lake Vostok, 3.6 Km, 2.25 Miles Under the Antarctic Ice

Scientists are looking for life in conditions similar to those found on Saturn's Europa
by Lucian Parfeni, January 14th, 2013
 

Brighter LED Inspired by Firefly Bellies, of All Things

Like so many other things, technology draws inspiration from nature
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
Miss New York Mallory Hagan Is Miss America 2013

Miss New York Mallory Hagan Is Miss America 2013

by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
23-year-old stunner from New York is crowned most beautiful in the pageant
 

Golden Globes 2013: The Best of the Awards Show in GIFs

Something to remind you of some of the best moments of the night you might have missed
by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
 

Mafia Underboss Reveals Where Jimmy Hoffa Is Buried

Hoffa's final resting spot may be a field in northern Oakland County, Michigan
by Raluca Anghel, January 14th, 2013
 

Blue and Red Megahalems Rev. B Coolers Revealed

They are aimed at all current CPU sockets, regardless of manufacturer
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
 

Listen: Justin Timberlake “Suit & Tie” ft. Jay-Z

New album, “The 20/20 Experience,” will be out in music stores later this year
by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
Nokia Lumia 999 Concept Phone Looks Great from All Angles

Nokia Lumia 999 Concept Phone Looks Great from All Angles

by Ionut Arghire, January 14th, 2013
Although it was pictured only in black and white shades
 

Official Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ROM for Motorola ATRIX 2 Leaks

The leaked build is stable enough, but minor bugs might be present
by Cosmin Vasile, January 14th, 2013
 

Commuters Celebrate 13th Annual No Pants on the Subway Ride

Participants are dared to keep a straight face while riding the tube with no pants on
by Raluca Anghel, January 14th, 2013
 

CES 2013: World's First Lumpy Tablet Makes an Appearance

Tactus, a California-based company, adds feeling to a normally flat surface
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
Photo Allegedly Taken with Galaxy S IV Emerges Online

Photo Allegedly Taken with Galaxy S IV Emerges Online

by Ionut Arghire, January 14th, 2013
Featuring model number SGH-N045, the handset might be Galaxy S IV SC-04E for NTT DoCoMo
 

Mark Rufallo Wants the White House to “Declare War on Climate Change”

The actor launches an online petition, labels climate change as an “enemy of the people”
by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
 

Mark Bridger: Man Responsible for April Jones Death Pleads Not Guilty

Bridger's attorney states that his client might be “responsible” for the girl's death
by Raluca Anghel, January 14th, 2013
 

Europe Welcomes the First 4K UHD TV Channel

Eutelsat launches a demonstration channel broadcasted by satellite
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
Gearbox Clarifies Potential Activision Collaboration on Call of Duty

Gearbox Clarifies Potential Activision Collaboration on Call of Duty

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 14th, 2013
The two companies were in the early stages of talks
 

Pill Camera Can Detect Cancer and Other Ailments

All it takes is to swallow the thing and 3D renders of internal organs will be generated
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
 

Souvenaid: Brain-Boosting, Anti-Alzheimer's Milkshake Starts Selling in the UK

Makers claim it can tackle the early symptoms of dementia, most doctors are reluctant
by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720 Cost $400/€299, Analyst Says

PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720 Cost $400/€299, Analyst Says

by Andrei Dobra, January 14th, 2013
Next-generation consoles will be cheaper due to PC components
 

Price of 85-Inch 4K Samsung UHDTV Discovered

The S9000 will start selling later, but pre-orders are already possible
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
 

Fate of Sandy Hook Lies in the Balance, School Could Be Demolished

A part of Sandy Hook victims' parents do no wish for the building to be torn down
by Raluca Anghel, January 14th, 2013
 

Windows 8 Will Eventually Succeed – HP CEO Bloomberg

Meg Whitman says that HP plans to stick with Windows 8
by Bogdan Popa, January 14th, 2013
A Sunset on an Earth-like Moon with Two Suns – Photo

A Sunset on an Earth-like Moon with Two Suns

by Lucian Parfeni, January 14th, 2013
What the sky might look like on a moon orbiting Kepler 47c and its two suns
 

BlackBerry 10 Sees 15,000 Apps Submitted in 37.5 Hours

RIM held Port-a-Thon events to encourage developers to submit apps
by Ionut Arghire, January 14th, 2013
Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 Already Selling Well in India

Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 Already Selling Well in India

by Ionut Arghire, January 14th, 2013
The two landed on shelves in the country over the weekend
 

Sony Mobile India Cuts Prices on Several Xperia Smartphones

Xperia sola, U, go, neo L and SL got various discounts at Sony Mobile stores
by Cosmin Vasile, January 14th, 2013
 

Smallest USB Wi-Fi Router Launched by ASUS

It has an Ethernet port and built-in 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
Indian Government Wants Cyber Security Brochures Attached to All Devices

Indian Government Wants Cyber Security Brochures Attached to All Devices

by Eduard Kovacs, January 14th, 2013
Manufacturers say this would be a nightmare because of the logistics involved
 

PlayStation 4 Announcement Might Come During May, Before E3 2013

Gamers will find out all the features of codename Orbis
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 14th, 2013
 

The Dog Who Wouldn't Die Returns Home After Surgery - Video

Buck has partially recovered from eye surgery, after having beet shot twice in the eye
by Raluca Anghel, January 14th, 2013
Video Games Haven't Been Singled Out in Violence Debate, VP Biden Says

Video Games Haven't Been Singled Out in Violence Debate, VP Biden Says

by Andrei Dobra, January 14th, 2013
The U.S. Vice President says lots of factors can affect violent behavior
 

Gleaming White Gaming PC from iBuyPower Strides Forth

The Revolt definitely lives up to its name, in more ways than one
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
Golden Globes 2013: Lena Dunham Thanks Chad Lowe in Her Speech

Golden Globes 2013: Lena Dunham Thanks Chad Lowe in Her Speech

by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
“Girls” wins Best Comedy, Lena does right by Lowe in unexpected showing of love
 

6 Philippines Government Sites Hacked in Protest Against Cybercrime Law

The attack comes just before a Supreme Court hearing on the Anti-Cybercrime Act of 2012
by Eduard Kovacs, January 14th, 2013
 

Airpocalypse: Pollution Levels in China Hit Record High

People in Beijing, Chengdu and other urban areas were asked to remain indoors
by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
 

Hoax Alert: Neil Tennant of Pet Shop Boys Dies in Car Crash

The Global Associated News website is once again used to spread false rumors
by Eduard Kovacs, January 14th, 2013
Golden Globes 2013: Jodie Foster’s Speech, the Weirdest and Most Beautiful Moment of the Night

Golden Globes 2013: Jodie Foster’s Speech, the Weirdest and Most Beautiful Moment of the Night

by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
Actress is honored for lifetime achievement, gives confusing but gorgeous speech
 

Protesters Gather to Fight Gay Marriage in Front of the Eiffel Tower

340,000 people demonstrated to show discontent for upcoming law on legalizing gay marriage
by Raluca Anghel, January 14th, 2013
 

TP-Link Releases New 3G Mobile Wi-Fi Router

It has a pebble-like shape, an OLED status display and a rechargeable battery
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
Diablo 3 Patch 1.0.7 Changes for Wizard and Monk Classes Revealed

Diablo 3 Patch 1.0.7 Changes for Wizard and Monk Classes Revealed

by Andrei Dobra, January 14th, 2013
Both classes will be much more powerful when the update goes live
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Warner Bros. Registers 15 New Batman-Based Domains

The new game might use the name Universe or Dark Knight
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 14th, 2013
 

Golden Globes 2013: Hugh Jackman Is Funny in His Acceptance Speech

Aussie picks up much coveted accolade for his role in “Les Miserables”
by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
 

Olive Oil Expected to Rescue 800-Year-Old Cathedral

The cathedral is threatened by acid rains, might soon completely disintegrate
by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
 

Users Need Time to Discover Windows 8 – Microsoft Employee

“You need to try it on a touchscreen PC to see how amazing the interface is”
by Bogdan Popa, January 14th, 2013
Java 7 Update 11 Addresses the Flaw Partly Fixed in October 2012, Experts Say

Java 7 Update 11 Addresses the Flaw Partly Fixed in October 2012, Experts Say

by Eduard Kovacs, January 14th, 2013
The vulnerability that affects Java 5, 6 and 7 remains unaddressed
 

Pokemon X & Y Is Social, Has Solid Localization

The game will benefit from a simultaneous worldwide launch
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 14th, 2013
 

Tea Made from Coffee Might Be the Healthiest Brew Ever

One cup of coffee leaf tea can help those suffering with diabetes, cancer, heart disease
by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
Linux Kernel 3.4.25 LTS Released with Support for Apple Keyboard

Linux Kernel 3.4.25 LTS Released with Support for Apple Keyboard

by Silviu Stahie, January 14th, 2013
Another stable branch of the Linux kernel is now available for download
 

Incoming 2013: Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2

Can this niche shooter manage to strike from the shadows?
by Andrei Dobra, January 14th, 2013
 

Anonymous Hacks MIT Website in Memory of Reddit Co-Founder Aaron Swartz

The hacktivists call for a reform of cybercrime and copyright laws
by Eduard Kovacs, January 14th, 2013
 

iPhone 5 No Longer in Demand, Apple Cuts Part Orders [WSJ]

Screen orders for the January-March quarter have dropped to about half
by Filip Truta, January 14th, 2013
Golden Globes 2013: Bradley Cooper Sports Eco Tux

Golden Globes 2013: Bradley Cooper Sports Eco Tux

by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
The environmentally friendly outfit was designed by Tom Ford
 

Golden Globes 2013: Claire Danes Wins Best Actress for “Homeland”

Star gets emotional, doesn’t forget to thank the other nominees in her category
by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
 

Golden Globes 2013: Jennifer Lawrence’s Emotional Acceptance Speech

Star wins Best Actress in Musical or Comedy, gloats over beating Meryl Streep
by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
Lost Cat Walks 190 Miles Home, Amazes Owners

Lost Cat Walks 190 Miles Home, Amazes Owners

by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
The cat's journey took two months to complete, cost the feline several pounds
 

Golden Globes 2013: Adele Wins with “Skyfall”

British songbird makes first appearance since giving birth, is totally overwhelmed
by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
 

Microsoft to Launch Critical Internet Explorer Update

The company confirms a patch for the recently reported IE8 security flaw
by Bogdan Popa, January 14th, 2013