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About 136 articles found for 14 November 2012:

 

Master Chief Halo 4 Look Driven by Tank Concept

The developers wanted to convey concepts like tough and heavy
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 15th, 2012
 

Ubisoft CEO Explains Why Beyond Good & Evil 2 Development Is Slow

The leading designer is also involved with other projects
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 15th, 2012
Assassin’s Creed 3 Developer Explains Lack of Child Deaths

Assassin’s Creed 3 Developer Explains Lack of Child Deaths

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 14th, 2012
The developers also tackle the issues of stealth attacks
Keira Knightley Talks Anorexia, Having a Cleavage No One Wants to See

Keira Knightley Talks Anorexia, Having a Cleavage No One Wants to See

by Elena Gorgan, November 14th, 2012
Star gets candid with Allure mag to promote “Anna Karenina”
 

Drug Found to Shrink Brain Tumors in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Patients

The drug was initially developed to prevent the body from rejecting transplanted organs
by Laura Sinpetru, November 14th, 2012
 

Charge Two iPads at Once with DoubleUp

Kanex offers dual USB charging solution for home or office environments
by Filip Truta, November 14th, 2012
 

Environmentalists Build Greenhouse Smack in the Middle of the Desert

The facility will debut this December, provides solutions for sustainability
by Laura Sinpetru, November 14th, 2012
 

Investing in Renewables Is Cheaper Than Holding On to Coal

Switching to green energy makes a lot of sense financially-wise, new study says
by Laura Sinpetru, November 14th, 2012
Sony Xperia Go Now Available at Fido for $300/€235 Off-Contract

Sony Xperia Go Now Available at Fido for $300/€235 Off-Contract

by Cosmin Vasile, November 14th, 2012
The smartphone can also be had for free on 2-year contracts
 

Jailbreak Scam Claims to Put Live TV on Your iPhone 5

Superunlockiphone.com says it can jailbreak the latest Apple gear in 3 minutes
by Filip Truta, November 14th, 2012
 

10,000 More Layoffs Coming, Panasonic Says

The previous 36,000 job cuts weren't enough to balance things
by Sebastian Pop, November 14th, 2012
 

Free iPhone 5 SMS Spam Helps Cybercrooks Make a Profit

The scam messages have been seen in various countries
by Eduard Kovacs, November 14th, 2012
“Stalking Cat” Daniel Avner aka Cat Man Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

“Stalking Cat” Daniel Avner aka Cat Man Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

by Elena Gorgan, November 14th, 2012
Guinness record holder for most body transformations has passed away at 54
 

4-Year-Old with Down's Syndrome Stars in Marks&Spencer Ad

Seb White is included in the retailer's Christmas campaign
by Raluca Anghel, November 14th, 2012
 

Faces of Rock Video Pokes Fun at Guitarists' Expressions

Guitar playing never looked stranger and funnier than in this clip by Wreckroom Records
by Raluca Anghel, November 14th, 2012
 

Logitech Launches Alert Commander OS X App

Monitor and protect your stuff with the Logitech Alert Video Security System
by Filip Truta, November 14th, 2012
Bill Gates Backed Ballmer’s Decision to Appoint New Windows Boss

Bill Gates Backed Ballmer’s Decision to Appoint New Windows Boss

by Bogdan Popa, November 14th, 2012
It appears that Gates actually knew about the leadership changes at Microsoft’s helm
 

AT&T Lumia 920 Now Up for Sale on Amazon in Five Colors (Backordered)

The retailer claims the smartphone ships in 1 to 2 weeks
by Cosmin Vasile, November 14th, 2012
People’s Hottest Man Alive Channing Tatum Talks His Firsts

People’s Hottest Man Alive Channing Tatum Talks His Firsts

by Elena Gorgan, November 14th, 2012
Talented, handsome and funny, Channing takes a trip down memory lane
 

10,000 Foxconn Foxbots Replace Human Workers, Final Goal Is 1 Million

In trying to stop suicides from cropping up in the papers, the company does this
by Sebastian Pop, November 14th, 2012
 

Petraeus Agrees to Testify on Benghazi, Libya Terrorist Attack

The former CIA director volunteered his testimony in front of congressional committees
by Raluca Anghel, November 14th, 2012
 

Get Ready to Be Charged $25 / €25 Automatically by iTunes Match

Apple’s music-matching iCloud service is one year old today
by Filip Truta, November 14th, 2012
Watch: Rare Total Eclipse of the Sun Takes Place in Northeast Australia

Watch: Rare Total Eclipse of the Sun Takes Place in Northeast Australia

by Laura Sinpetru, November 14th, 2012
The eclipse lasted for about two minutes, the sun, moon and Earth all aligned
 

Madonna Goes Gangnam Style with Psy

Queen of Pop performs in NYC, has amazing surprise for fans
by Elena Gorgan, November 14th, 2012
 

Spotlight: Clock Knits Scarfs While Counting Down the Hours

It only takes about one year before this green-oriented scarf is ready
by Laura Sinpetru, November 14th, 2012
Verizon Starts Shipping Nokia Lumia 822

Verizon Starts Shipping Nokia Lumia 822

by Cosmin Vasile, November 14th, 2012
Pre-ordered devices are expected to be delivered on November 15
 

Uganda’s “Kill the Gays” Law Goes into Effect in December

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga calls highly controversial bill the perfect “Christmas gift”
by Elena Gorgan, November 14th, 2012
 

Empathy 3.6.2 Integrates Better with GNOME Online Account

It also includes fixes some issues with the Ubuntu Online Accounts plugin
by Marius Nestor, November 14th, 2012
 

Briarwood: Intel Next Atom Processors

They are the equivalent of Centerton chips but for SBB and SAN systems
by Sebastian Pop, November 14th, 2012
Top 5 Movember Mugshots from the U.S.

Top 5 Movember Mugshots from the U.S.

by Raluca Anghel, November 14th, 2012
Felons show off cleverly styled facial hair, for their mugshots
 

Western Digital Intros Very Fast Dual-Band Wi-Fi Router

Though primarily a storage product maker, WD is showing skill in networking as well
by Sebastian Pop, November 14th, 2012
 

Kristen Stewart Is “Desperate” for a Job

“Twilight” star says her plate is empty now that “Breaking Dawn Part 2” is out
by Elena Gorgan, November 14th, 2012
 

First Look at Thor in “Thor: The Dark World”

On-set photos emerge online, thrill fans despite not showing anything major
by Elena Gorgan, November 14th, 2012
Nokia Lumia 810 Arrives at T-Mobile, $149.99 on Contract

Nokia Lumia 810 Arrives at T-Mobile, $149.99 on Contract

by Ionut Arghire, November 14th, 2012
The smartphone runs Windows Phone 8, packs wireless charging support
 

Honda Unveils Micro Commuter Prototype

This micro-sized EV is intended for short distances, the company explains
by Laura Sinpetru, November 14th, 2012
Wolves Get Caged for “Breaking Dawn – Part 2” Premiere in LA

Wolves Get Caged for “Breaking Dawn – Part 2” Premiere in LA

by Laura Sinpetru, November 14th, 2012
Staff at the Nokia Theater decides to spice up the event by showcasing a pack of wolves
 

Cat-Killer in Kansas Crushes the Skull of Eight Cats

The police are out looking for him, urge the public to provide any information they have
by Laura Sinpetru, November 14th, 2012
 

NVIDIA Maxwell Will Only Arrive in 2014, Kepler Refresh Set for 2013

The latest range of graphics processing units proved fruitful enough to warrant a reboot
by Sebastian Pop, November 14th, 2012
When We Use Facebook We Are like Laboratory Rats, Kaspersky Says

When We Use Facebook We Are like Laboratory Rats, Kaspersky Says

by Eduard Kovacs, November 14th, 2012
Eugene Kaspersky shares some insight on the dangers of social media sites
 

First of Its Kind Homeless Planet Found Wandering Through Space

This planet has no gravitational link to a star, researchers explain
by Laura Sinpetru, November 14th, 2012
 

Kids Ask Parents for a Cat on Facebook, Get 115,000 Likes

These children bet parents they could get 1,000 Facebook likes, in exchange for a cat
by Raluca Anghel, November 14th, 2012
 

Hackers Leak Donor Information from English Defence League Site

ZHC members have published the details of 25 individuals
by Eduard Kovacs, November 14th, 2012
 

90,000 Texans Want Texas to Secede, Sign Petition

More petitions are emerging by the hour, from those unhappy with their President
by Elena Gorgan, November 14th, 2012
 

iPad Users Impressed with Internet Explorer 10

New study shows that iPad buyers agree that IE 10 is faster than Safari on tablets
by Bogdan Popa, November 14th, 2012
Researchers Ready Themselves to Clone Endangered Animals

Researchers Ready Themselves to Clone Endangered Animals

by Laura Sinpetru, November 14th, 2012
Jaguars, maned wolves, bison and bush dogs are all on their list
 

Nick Cannon Admits He Changes More Diapers Than Mariah Carey

18-month old twins Monroe and Moroccan run the house, Cannon tells Anderson Cooper
by Elena Gorgan, November 14th, 2012
Using Hacked PS3 Custom Firmware Results in Permanent Bans, Sony Says

Using Hacked PS3 Custom Firmware Results in Permanent Bans, Sony Says

by Andrei Dobra, November 14th, 2012
Unauthorized software will result in permanent termination of PSN access
 

Experts Find Ransomware That Works on Windows 8

Trojan.Ransomlock.U has no problem in locking the screen of computers that run the new OS
by Eduard Kovacs, November 14th, 2012
Ohio Executes Killer Convicted of Stabbing, Cutting Off Victim's Hands

Ohio Executes Killer Convicted of Stabbing, Cutting Off Victim's Hands

by Raluca Anghel, November 14th, 2012
Brett Hartman's execution was delayed twice, as he claimed his innocence until the end
 

Hacker: iPhone 5 Jailbreak Foundation Has Been Laid

“…its structural integrity needs to be ensured before a release,” according to planetbeing
by Filip Truta, November 14th, 2012
 

Password Reset Zero-Day Reported to Skype Since October (Updated)

Vulnerability Lab provided the vulnerability's details to the company a long time ago
by Eduard Kovacs, November 14th, 2012
 

“The Canyons” Gets New Trailer – And a Truckload of Bad Acting

If this is Lindsay Lohan’s big acting comeback, many will undoubtedly skip it
by Elena Gorgan, November 14th, 2012
Police Abandon Search for Missing Girl Dragged by Hair

Police Abandon Search for Missing Girl Dragged by Hair

by Raluca Anghel, November 14th, 2012
Eye witness accounts set off a massive search for a teenager seen dragged away, in LA
 

Baby Panda Gets His First Tooth and a Name

Formerly known as “Sausage,” the cub will now be referred to as “Little Gift”
by Laura Sinpetru, November 14th, 2012
 

iOS Users Getting “HERE” Maps App from Nokia

Voice-guided navigation, public transport directions, offline maps
by Filip Truta, November 14th, 2012
Kendall Jenner’s 17th Birthday: Skating, Holding Hands with Jaden Smith

Kendall Jenner’s 17th Birthday: Skating, Holding Hands with Jaden Smith

by Elena Gorgan, November 14th, 2012
Reality family party in style, Will Smith’s son gets an invite
 

Android Grabs 72.4% Market Share in Q3 2012, Gartner Says

The entire mobile phone market declined when compared to last year
by Ionut Arghire, November 14th, 2012
AMD and NVIDIA Power World's Strongest Supercomputer, Titan

AMD and NVIDIA Power World's Strongest Supercomputer, Titan

by Sebastian Pop, November 14th, 2012
Over 50 million cores enable seven times more performance for the same power
 

Sea Lion Befriends 5-Year-Old Boy

The two play together through the aquarium’s glass
by Laura Sinpetru, November 14th, 2012
 

Parsix GNU/Linux 4.0r0 Has Been Officially Released

It's powered by Linux kernel 3.2.28 and GNOME 3.4.2
by Marius Nestor, November 14th, 2012
 

Shannen Doherty Calls the Cops in Suicide Scare

Fan threatens suicide on Twitter, star acts immediately and calls the police
by Elena Gorgan, November 14th, 2012
Bus Driver Fights, Beats Up High-School Passenger in Baltimore

Bus Driver Fights, Beats Up High-School Passenger in Baltimore

by Raluca Anghel, November 14th, 2012
The driver administers a beating on a "disrespectful" high-school student
 

Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessors for Supercomputers Now Shipping

The challenge against NVIDIA and Advanced Micro Devices GPU compute cards has been made
by Sebastian Pop, November 14th, 2012
 

Nexus 4 to Arrive at Select T-Mobile Stores Today

It will cost $199 with the signing of a two-year contract
by Ionut Arghire, November 14th, 2012
 

Descent|OS 4.0 Drops Ubuntu for Debian

The distribution will have support for Steam on Linux
by Marius Nestor, November 14th, 2012
Day Z Is Inspired by Creator’s Military Training

Day Z Is Inspired by Creator’s Military Training

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 14th, 2012
Undead were only added at a later stage to offer excitement
 

Janeane Garofalo Was Married for 20 Years and Didn’t Even Know It

Actress says she got hitched in Vegas as a joke, had no idea it was legal
by Elena Gorgan, November 14th, 2012
 

Google Confirms Upcoming YouTube Update to Support iPhone 5

“…an updated version of the iPhone and iPod Touch app is on its way,” says L.A. paper
by Filip Truta, November 14th, 2012
 

Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7 Is “Stellar” – Microsoft

Microsoft’s newest IE browser comes in a preview build on Windows 7 platforms
by Bogdan Popa, November 14th, 2012
3 Killed as Plane Crashes in Neighborhood in Jackson, Mississippi

3 Killed as Plane Crashes in Neighborhood in Jackson, Mississippi

by Raluca Anghel, November 14th, 2012
The plane landed in a resident's home, injuring one person and killing those on board
 

Malware and Phishing Alert: Check Out Obama Punch a Guy in the Face

The shady messages are spread via Twitter, but bogus Facebook pages are also involved
by Eduard Kovacs, November 14th, 2012
 

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Available in AOSP, SDK Also Released

ROM builders and app developers can start playing with the code
by Ionut Arghire, November 14th, 2012
 

Tails 0.14 Supports More than 4GB of RAM

The Amnesic Incognito Live Linux Operating System
by Marius Nestor, November 14th, 2012
AMD Hires Bank to Arrange a Company Sale or Other Options
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AMD Hires Bank to Arrange a Company Sale or Other Options

JPMorgan Chase & Co in charge of helping the company find a new role in the IT industry
by Sebastian Pop, November 14th, 2012
600 Smuggled Cobras Rescued by Authorities in Thailand

600 Smuggled Cobras Rescued by Authorities in Thailand

by Laura Sinpetru, November 14th, 2012
The animals are worth about $16,500 (€12,996), police officers say
 

NBA Cheerleader Hospitalized After Stunt Gone Wrong at Magic Game

Jamie Woode fell on her head, was carted off the field by paramedics
by Elena Gorgan, November 14th, 2012