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About 144 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
Incoming 2013: DOTA 2

Incoming 2013: DOTA 2

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 16th, 2013
A remake of the essential MOBA experience with extra polish
 

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

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

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

Ex-Dishonored Developer Says Choice Should Drive Violence in Games

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 15th, 2013
Developers and gamers should not feel threatened by censorship
 

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

Study Links Milk Consumption to Nobel Prizes

by Laura Sinpetru, January 15th, 2013
Nations that drink milk, eat dairy and chocolate are more likely to snag such awards
 

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

GNOME Settings Daemon 3.7.4 Supports Notification Filtering

by Marius Nestor, January 15th, 2013
This development release adds numerous new features and improvements
 

Japanese Salmon Bred from Surrogates Belonging to Other Species

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

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
Bogus ADP Speedy Notifications Used to Spread Cridex Malware

Bogus ADP Speedy Notifications Used to Spread Cridex Malware

by Eduard Kovacs, January 15th, 2013
The malicious element is served via the BlackHole exploit kit
 

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
ESA Will Smash an Asteroid to Protect Earth and Wants Your Ideas on How to Do It

ESA Will Smash an Asteroid to Protect Earth and Wants Your Ideas on How to Do It

by Lucian Parfeni, January 15th, 2013
The mission will try to deflect an asteroid to experiment with the idea
 

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

Danica Patrick Files for Divorce

by Elena Gorgan, January 15th, 2013
NASCAR driver and Paul Hospenthal separated in November
 

Intel Completes Core i3-2348M CPU

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

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

XCOM’s Iron Man Mode Popularity Surprised Firaxis

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

The game comes with support for DirectX 11, has high-res textures and much more
by Andrei Dobra, January 15th, 2013
 

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

Girl Scouts Reveal New Mango Creme Cookie

by Raluca Anghel, January 15th, 2013
The treats are prepared using a natural sweetener, extracted from fruits and vegetables
 

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
Tatler Magazine’s Dachshund, Alan, Was Killed by a Revolving Door

Tatler Magazine’s Dachshund, Alan, Was Killed by a Revolving Door

by Laura Sinpetru, January 15th, 2013
The dog's neck got caught in the door, efforts to save it failed
 

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
Prodigy Cases from BitFenix Get Special Treats

Prodigy Cases from BitFenix Get Special Treats

by Sebastian Pop, January 15th, 2013
The company intros new cables and a window accessory
 

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
From the Vaults: Amazing Wheel of Fortune One-Letter Win

From the Vaults: Amazing Wheel of Fortune One-Letter Win

by Raluca Anghel, January 15th, 2013
26-year-old fashion editor Caitlin Burke only submitted the letter “L”
 

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
3D Camera System Capable of Panoramic Shots Revealed by Panasonic

3D Camera System Capable of Panoramic Shots Revealed by Panasonic

by Sebastian Pop, January 15th, 2013
These things are responsible for interactive landscape pictures
 

Charlie Sheen Talks Meltdown with David Letterman

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

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
Lindsay Lohan Fires Attorney Shawn Holley by Mistake

Lindsay Lohan Fires Attorney Shawn Holley by Mistake

by Elena Gorgan, January 15th, 2013
Actress hires new NY representative, signs letter she did not read
 

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
Saturn's Smallest Moons Huddled Together in Latest Cassini Photo

Saturn's Smallest Moons Huddled Together in Latest Cassini Photo

by Lucian Parfeni, January 15th, 2013
The three moons were relatively close by as Cassini snapped this shot
 

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
Google Chrome 25 Beta for Developers: Content Security Policy, Shadow DOM, Dev Tools Updates

Google Chrome 25 Beta for Developers: Content Security Policy, Shadow DOM, Dev Tools Updates

by Lucian Parfeni, January 15th, 2013
The latest beta comes with plenty of new features under the hood
 

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
Dragon Age Writer Explains BioWare Romances, Wants Tragic Options

Dragon Age Writer Explains BioWare Romances, Wants Tragic Options

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 15th, 2013
Gamers should have less options, more space to fail
 

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
John McAfee Introduces Girls Who Helped Him Gather Intel on Belize Government

John McAfee Introduces Girls Who Helped Him Gather Intel on Belize Government

by Eduard Kovacs, January 15th, 2013
The antivirus pioneer talks about the women that worked as his operatives
 

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

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

by Raluca Anghel, January 15th, 2013
260 people have been injured in the city, during the first snowstorm of the year
 

Incoming 2013: South Park: The Stick of Truth

Can Obsidian deliver an RPG that takes advantage of the TV show?
by Andrei Dobra, January 15th, 2013
 

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

Very Fast mSATA SSD from Super Talent Released

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

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

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

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
Golden Globes 2013: Lindsay Lohan Is Not Happy with Jennifer Lawrence

Golden Globes 2013: Lindsay Lohan Is Not Happy with Jennifer Lawrence

by Elena Gorgan, January 15th, 2013
Star tweets that no one should “mess with a legend” like Meryl Streep
Father, Sons Die While Hiking During Cold Front in Missouri

Father, Sons Die While Hiking During Cold Front in Missouri

by Raluca Anghel, January 15th, 2013
An experienced hiker, David Decareaux had not anticipated the freezing cold weather
 

New Coca-Cola Ads Address Obesity

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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