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About 142 articles found for 15 January 2013:

 

Horsemeat Found in Beef Burgers in Supermarkets

Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) conducts random study, gets startling results
by Elena Gorgan, January 16th, 2013
 

NTT DoCoMo to Launch Sony Xperia Tablet Z SO-03E (Pollux) in Spring

The slate should feature design similarities with Xperia Z
by Ionut Arghire, January 16th, 2013
Huawei’s Ascend D2 and Ascend Mate Receive Approvals in China

Huawei’s Ascend D2 and Ascend Mate Receive Approvals in China

by Ionut Arghire, January 16th, 2013
No info on when they might arrive on shelves has been unveiled so far
 

DC Comic Writer Praises Injustice: Gods Among Us Story

The game created an interesting new universe with unique features
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 16th, 2013
 

Ex-Dishonored Developer Says Choice Should Drive Violence in Games

Developers and gamers should not feel threatened by censorship
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 15th, 2013
Symantec Calls Hackers to Test Their Skills at the Cyber Readiness Challenge – Video

Symantec Calls Hackers to Test Their Skills at the Cyber Readiness Challenge

by Eduard Kovacs, January 15th, 2013
Put yourself in the attacker's shoes to learn how to protect an organization
 

Microsoft Announces Windows Phone Next App Star Contest

Winners will have apps featured in the next Windows Phone TV ad
by Ionut Arghire, January 15th, 2013
 

Wildman Focuses on Character Evolution, Has Soap Upgrade

The game can be compared with classic Civilization
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 15th, 2013
 

Study Links Milk Consumption to Nobel Prizes

Nations that drink milk, eat dairy and chocolate are more likely to snag such awards
by Laura Sinpetru, January 15th, 2013
Real-Time Map from Trend Micro Shows Global Botnet Activity

Real-Time Map from Trend Micro Shows Global Botnet Activity

by Eduard Kovacs, January 15th, 2013
Over 618 command and control servers found to be active over the past 14 days
 

Send Multiple SkyDrive Attachments with Mail Plus for Windows Phone

The app supports up to 125 attachments, the same number of recipients
by Ionut Arghire, January 15th, 2013
 

Healthy Women in the UK Might Soon Be Given Cancer Preventative Medication

Those who have a family history of cancer are the first on the list
by Laura Sinpetru, January 15th, 2013
 

Flushing Pet Fish Is Bad for the Environment, Study Finds

This practice can lead to non-native species taking over local ecosystems
by Laura Sinpetru, January 15th, 2013
 

GNOME Settings Daemon 3.7.4 Supports Notification Filtering

This development release adds numerous new features and improvements
by Marius Nestor, January 15th, 2013
Japanese Salmon Bred from Surrogates Belonging to Other Species

Japanese Salmon Bred from Surrogates Belonging to Other Species

by Laura Sinpetru, January 15th, 2013
Researchers hope this methodology will help them protect endangered species
 

Man Turns 760 Bicycles Into an Art Installation

This artist simply piled the bikes on top of one another, all the way to the ceiling
by Laura Sinpetru, January 15th, 2013
 

DHS Advises Users to Ditch Java, Despite Zero-Day Fix

Trend Micro provides some advice on how to minimize the risks in case you do need it
by Eduard Kovacs, January 15th, 2013
 

GNOME Boxes 3.7.4 Adds Smartcard Support to VMs

This development release adds several new features and fixes a few bugs
by Marius Nestor, January 15th, 2013
Watch: Inglewood Police Chase Video Has an Unexpected Ending

Watch: Inglewood Police Chase Video Has an Unexpected Ending

by Raluca Anghel, January 15th, 2013
A man watching a police chase on TV notices the police drive past his home
 

Volume2 Offers Features Well Beyond Windows Volume Mixer

Control sound level by scrolling on the screen edges
by Ionut Ilascu, January 15th, 2013
 

Warner Bros. Working on John McAfee Biopic

Film is still in early development stages, fans go wild with excitement
by Elena Gorgan, January 15th, 2013
Hulk Hogan Sues Laser Spine Institute for $50 Million (€37.5 Million)

Hulk Hogan Sues Laser Spine Institute for $50 Million (€37.5 Million)

by Elena Gorgan, January 15th, 2013
Star says his career was ruined after undertaking unnecessary procedures
 

Sharkoon Reveals Three New Gaming Mouse Pads

They are already available, unlike most items launched this week
by Sebastian Pop, January 15th, 2013
 

Watch: Dogs Crash Professional Soccer Game

These two pups crashed the match between Galatasaray and VfR Aalen
by Laura Sinpetru, January 15th, 2013
 

Danica Patrick Files for Divorce

NASCAR driver and Paul Hospenthal separated in November
by Elena Gorgan, January 15th, 2013
Intel Completes Core i3-2348M CPU

Intel Completes Core i3-2348M CPU

by Sebastian Pop, January 15th, 2013
Unlike most other Core series CPUs released recently, it is a Sandy Bridge
 

Picture of the Day: Lion Cub Is Not Impressed by Its Mother's Growl

The picture was taken in Zimbabwe, shows lions are not just fierce predators
by Laura Sinpetru, January 15th, 2013
 

Heath Ledger’s Daughter Is “Very Much” like Him, Say Parents

Sally and Kim Ledger say they still keep in touch with Michelle Williams
by Elena Gorgan, January 15th, 2013
 

XCOM’s Iron Man Mode Popularity Surprised Firaxis

The team would like to expand on its mechanics in future DLC
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 15th, 2013
BioShock Infinite PC Version Gets Details, System Requirements

BioShock Infinite PC Version Gets Details, System Requirements

by Andrei Dobra, January 15th, 2013
The game comes with support for DirectX 11, has high-res textures and much more
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Mushkin Atlas 480 GB SSD Available This Month

The drive will have a price of $499.99 / 499.99 Euro, as much as a full slate
by Sebastian Pop, January 15th, 2013
 

US Lashes Back Against MegaUpload's Claims of Planting Evidence

By hanging onto a very flimsy technicality which shouldn't fool any judge
by Lucian Parfeni, January 15th, 2013
 

Girl Scouts Reveal New Mango Creme Cookie

The treats are prepared using a natural sweetener, extracted from fruits and vegetables
by Raluca Anghel, January 15th, 2013
Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Rolls Out Soup Kitchen in Haiti

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Rolls Out Soup Kitchen in Haiti

by Laura Sinpetru, January 15th, 2013
The goal is to help those less fortunate, Dave Mustaine explains
 

Compact VIA PC Runs an ARM CPU and Two Integrated GPUs

Customers will get to plug two displays into it, despite the size
by Sebastian Pop, January 15th, 2013
 

Rogers to Launch Red, White and Yellow Lumia 920 Flavors Soon

The carrier should bring the new color versions to shelves in a few weeks
by Ionut Arghire, January 15th, 2013
Oprah Talks Lance Armstrong Drug Admission – Video

Oprah Talks Lance Armstrong Drug Admission

by Elena Gorgan, January 15th, 2013
His interview will air on Oprah’s Next Chapter on January 17
 

Jovan Belcher Was Legally Drunk When He Shot His Girlfriend

The player's girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, was shot 9 times, the autposy reveals
by Raluca Anghel, January 15th, 2013
 

Xigmatek Releases Vector S, G and P Power Supplies

They have better than average components and cover a wide range of customers
by Sebastian Pop, January 15th, 2013
 

Taylor Swift Has 5 Songs About Harry Styles Breakup Already

Report says she’s been busy in the studio but is unsure whether she’ll release the tracks
by Elena Gorgan, January 15th, 2013
The Kelly Hildebrandts: Couple Sharing Exact Same Name Have Split

The Kelly Hildebrandts: Couple Sharing Exact Same Name Have Split

by Raluca Anghel, January 15th, 2013
Kelly Katrina Hildebrandt and Kelly Carl Hildebrandt met on Facebook
 

AT&T Rolls Out Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean for Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro

The upgrade can be downloaded using a computer or a Wi-Fi connection
by Cosmin Vasile, January 15th, 2013
 

Exprespam Malware Served on “Android Express” Website

Cybercriminals are masquerading their creations as apparently useful apps
by Eduard Kovacs, January 15th, 2013
 

2 TB 2.5-Inch SSD Launched by Foremay

It is made for mission-critical and other industrial applications, not consumer systems
by Sebastian Pop, January 15th, 2013
Wildman Uses Kickstarter Because It Creates Fan Connections

Wildman Uses Kickstarter Because It Creates Fan Connections

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 15th, 2013
Chris Taylor says the new game will benefit from them
 

Nicki Minaj Explains Feud with Mariah Carey on Ellen DeGeneres

“It was just two big old divas” acting out, rapper says of highly mediated fight
by Elena Gorgan, January 15th, 2013
 

Watch: Deaf Bulldog Dancing to the Blues Goes Viral

The dog keeps rocking back and forth to the music, barks every once in a while
by Laura Sinpetru, January 15th, 2013
Charlie Sheen Talks Meltdown with David Letterman – Video

Charlie Sheen Talks Meltdown with David Letterman

by Elena Gorgan, January 15th, 2013
It was more of a “melt-forward” than a meltdown, but he regrets it
 

Acer VP Confirms That Windows 8 Isn’t Doing Well

It’s all because of bad timing, the executive thinks
by Bogdan Popa, January 15th, 2013
 

Enermax NAXN ADV, an Average 80Plus PSU Series

They should be good enough for most PCs, except the very low and high-end segments
by Sebastian Pop, January 15th, 2013
60% of UK Office Workers Receive Phishing Emails Every Day, Study Finds

60% of UK Office Workers Receive Phishing Emails Every Day, Study Finds

by Eduard Kovacs, January 15th, 2013
PhishMe warns that 60% of users will fall victim if they're not educated
 

Lee Harvey Oswald's Home in Dallas Is Demolished

While living there, he planned his first assassination attempt and bought his first gun
by Raluca Anghel, January 15th, 2013
 

iPhone 5 Order Cut Story Was Overblown, Analysts Say

New reports emerge calling the Wall Street Journal’s report a false alarm
by Filip Truta, January 15th, 2013
Acer Launches Iconia B1 in India, Priced at $145/€110

Acer Launches Iconia B1 in India, Priced at $145/€110

by Cosmin Vasile, January 15th, 2013
The Android tablet will go on sale in the coming days
 

Robin Roberts Announces Return to Good Morning America

“We’re talking now a matter of weeks, not months,” Roberts says
by Elena Gorgan, January 15th, 2013
 

Green House Announces a New 2.5-Inch SSD

The storage drive is more focused on affordability than performance
by Sebastian Pop, January 15th, 2013
Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters Initiate Week 6 of Operation Ababil 2

Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters Initiate Week 6 of Operation Ababil 2

by Eduard Kovacs, January 15th, 2013
The attacks will continue for more than a year if the movie is not removed
 

Senior Woman Who Fell into Oil Pit Loses Case in Appeals Court

Michigan resident Dorothy Urben was 80 years old at the time of the incident
by Raluca Anghel, January 15th, 2013
 

Injustice: Gods Among Us Gets Comic Book Prequel

The first chapter is out digitally today, January 15
by Andrei Dobra, January 15th, 2013
 

Ann Romney Declines Dancing With the Stars Offer

Though she initially said she was interested in the show, she turned down the offer
by Elena Gorgan, January 15th, 2013
Nokia Lumia 920 Now Available in Spain at Vodafone

Nokia Lumia 920 Now Available in Spain at Vodafone

by Cosmin Vasile, January 15th, 2013
The smartphone is available for free on select long-term plans
 

App Store Outages Continue Updated

“There are no reported issues at this time,” says Apple’s System Status page
by Filip Truta, January 15th, 2013
 

Any Kid Can Draw the Google Logo in This Year's Doodle 4 Google Competition

The competition is open to anyone in the US, but there will be local competitions
by Lucian Parfeni, January 15th, 2013
 

Animal Rescue Gone Wrong: Released Mouse Gets Eaten by a Hawk

The rodent only got to enjoy its freedom for a few seconds
by Laura Sinpetru, January 15th, 2013
Golden Globes 2013: The Worst Dressed Ladies

Golden Globes 2013: The Worst Dressed Ladies

by Elena Gorgan, January 15th, 2013
Halle Berry, Jessica Chastain, Julianne Hough dare to be bold – and fail
 

Dell Going Private, or So Rumor Has It Bloomberg

The company might take its name out of the public stock market
by Sebastian Pop, January 15th, 2013
 

Patch Tuesday Breaks Down Windows Update

Several users are reporting Windows Update issues on Windows RT
by Bogdan Popa, January 15th, 2013
 

3,400 Travelers Spend the Night at Narita Airport in Tokyo

260 people have been injured in the city, during the first snowstorm of the year
by Raluca Anghel, January 15th, 2013
Experts Identify Zero-Day Vulnerability in Cisco’s Linksys Routers – Video

Experts Identify Zero-Day Vulnerability in Cisco’s Linksys Routers

by Eduard Kovacs, January 15th, 2013
70 million devices are affected by the root access bug
 

Tiny the Obese Cat Slims Down, Finds a Home

Following her weight loss, the feline is happy and energetic
by Laura Sinpetru, January 15th, 2013
 

Very Fast mSATA SSD from Super Talent Released

The mSATA 3 solid-state drive has been added to the existing lineup
by Sebastian Pop, January 15th, 2013
 

New Cheap iPhone Rumor Touts “Special Design” with Visible Inner Workings

Some parts can be seen from the outside, according to sources in Taiwan
by Filip Truta, January 15th, 2013
Cop Left Child in Hot Car, After Killing the Girl's Mother

Cop Left Child in Hot Car, After Killing the Girl's Mother

by Raluca Anghel, January 15th, 2013
Richmond Phillips is standing trial for two murders in the first degree
 

Wildman Is Latest GPG Title, Has Kickstarter Campaign

The game will blend action role playing and real-time strategy
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 15th, 2013
 

Man Faces $190,000 Fine for Lobster Possession with Intent to Sell

The lobsters were egg-bearing females and therefore protected by law
by Laura Sinpetru, January 15th, 2013
Spire Is a Procedural Shooter Coming from Dustforce Developer Hitbox

Spire Is a Procedural Shooter Coming from Dustforce Developer Hitbox

by Andrei Dobra, January 15th, 2013
The new game will be released on PC, Mac, and Linux
 

Father, Sons Die While Hiking During Cold Front in Missouri

An experienced hiker, David Decareaux had not anticipated the freezing cold weather
by Raluca Anghel, January 15th, 2013
New Coca-Cola Ads Address Obesity – Video

New Coca-Cola Ads Address Obesity

by Laura Sinpetru, January 15th, 2013
The ads are meant to help people make informed decisions about what they drink
 

Golden Globes 2013: Quentin Tarantino Drops N-Word in the Press Room

Tarantino talks “Django Unchained,” says he didn’t want to lie to his fans
by Elena Gorgan, January 15th, 2013
Apple Announces 4G iPad mini Availability for China
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Apple Announces 4G iPad mini Availability for China

Fourth-gen (full-size) iPad with Retina display will also be released this Friday
by Filip Truta, January 15th, 2013
 

12-Year-Old Boy Found Guilty of Murder in Neo-Nazi Dad Slaying

He has been convicted of murder in the second degree, for a crime committed 2 years ago
by Raluca Anghel, January 15th, 2013
 

50% of All HDDs Will Be Hybrids by 2015, Toshiba Believes

NAND flash chips, not unlike those used in SSDs, will be part of the norm
by Sebastian Pop, January 15th, 2013
Upcoming Nexus 5 and Nexus 7.7 Rumored to Pack Tegra 4 Processors

Upcoming Nexus 5 and Nexus 7.7 Rumored to Pack Tegra 4 Processors

by Ionut Arghire, January 15th, 2013
They might also sport full HD screens, though nothing has been confirmed yet
 

Chrome Beta for Android Gets Updated with Lots of Bug Fixes

The update fixes some Galaxy S II freezes and several random crashes
by Cosmin Vasile, January 15th, 2013
 

New Steam for Linux Client Update Repairs Exit Bug, Download Now

The latest version of Steam for Linux can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 15th, 2013