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About 129 articles found for 16 January 2013:

 

Incoming 2013: Double Fine Classic Adventure

The game that will show whether Kickstarter is suited to big projects
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 17th, 2013
 

Nokia Lumia 620 Goes on Sale in Thailand

The smartphone is available for purchase for $275/€205 outright
by Cosmin Vasile, January 17th, 2013
Expert Finds Security Holes in Sites of Microsoft, Twilio and ProActive CMS

Expert Finds Security Holes in Sites of Microsoft, Twilio and ProActive CMS

by Eduard Kovacs, January 16th, 2013
Researcher Rafay Baloch is the one who identified the vulnerabilities
 

Chicago Starts Deporting Pigeons to Indiana

People say the methods used to capture the birds are anything but humane
by Laura Sinpetru, January 16th, 2013
 

Potential Cure for AIDS Found by Australian Researchers

The scientists say all they did was toy with the HIV virus, made it turn against itself
by Laura Sinpetru, January 16th, 2013
RIM’s Mobile Payment Solution Receives Approvals from Visa

RIM’s Mobile Payment Solution Receives Approvals from Visa

by Ionut Arghire, January 16th, 2013
The company’s SEM can be used for secure management of users’ credentials
 

Microsoft Surface Pro to Be Launched in “Weeks”

Panos Panay confirms that we’re getting ready to the official launch date of the device
by Bogdan Popa, January 16th, 2013
 

Benetton Agrees to “Detox” Fashion

Following a campaign led by Greenpeace, the Benetton Group goes green
by Laura Sinpetru, January 16th, 2013
 

MediaFire App Arrives on Android with 50GB of Free Storage

It is available for all handsets powered by Android 2.2 or newer
by Ionut Arghire, January 16th, 2013
Watch: Siberian Tiger Cubs Drink Tea to Stay Active

Watch: Siberian Tiger Cubs Drink Tea to Stay Active

by Laura Sinpetru, January 16th, 2013
The cubs were born at a zoo in Ukraine, caretakers say the tea keeps them healthy
 

Viber for BlackBerry 10 App in the Works

No specific availability date for the software was provided
by Ionut Arghire, January 16th, 2013
 

Thief Returns Rings 15 Years Later, Leaves Letter

The robber went through the trouble of tracking down the family he or she stole from
by Raluca Anghel, January 16th, 2013
 

The PC Market Will Make Just 1.6% More Money This Year

The long-term outlook isn't too promising either, though still positive
by Sebastian Pop, January 16th, 2013
Woman Driving Stolen Train Crashes into Sweden Home

Woman Driving Stolen Train Crashes into Sweden Home

by Raluca Anghel, January 16th, 2013
A 22-year-old cleaner stole a train from a transport company
 

Chromebox Helps Intel Dispose of Sandy Bridge CPUs

The newest use of the very small mini PC that looks almost like an external storage drive
by Sebastian Pop, January 16th, 2013
 

Kris Kross Announces Reunion for All-Star Concert

Famous ‘90s rap group will be making a surprising comeback into the spotlight
by Elena Gorgan, January 16th, 2013
 

Full Specs of RIM’s BlackBerry 10 Touch Phones Unveiled

The previously rumored Blackberry 10 London won't feature 4G connectivity
by Ionut Arghire, January 16th, 2013
Spotlight: Bio Furniture Is Made from Dirt and Agricultural Waste

Spotlight: Bio Furniture Is Made from Dirt and Agricultural Waste

by Laura Sinpetru, January 16th, 2013
Designer Adital Ela says her furniture is as green as it gets
Hoarder Gets Pinned Under Piles of His Belongings

Hoarder Gets Pinned Under Piles of His Belongings

by Raluca Anghel, January 16th, 2013
The Canadian man was rescued by firefighters, when a relative noticed his disappearance
 

Anna Kendrick Tweets About Ryan Gosling, Tweet Goes Viral

By her own admission, she enjoyed “Gangster Squad” a bit too much
by Elena Gorgan, January 16th, 2013
 

NVIDIA: Tegra 4 Will Be Faster Than Apple iPad's A6X

There was no way the company would keep silent about recent benchmarks
by Sebastian Pop, January 16th, 2013
 

Soot Listed as the Second Largest Contributor to Global Warming

Its impact on the planet has been downplayed for many years, study finds
by Laura Sinpetru, January 16th, 2013
China Builds Amusement Park with World of Warcraft Theme

China Builds Amusement Park with World of Warcraft Theme

by Raluca Anghel, January 16th, 2013
Park building costs were as high as $48 million (€36 million)
 

Megan Fox Compares Lindsay Lohan to Marilyn Monroe in Esquire Interview

Star talks fame, aliens and leprechauns, religion, family and Lindsay Lohan
by Elena Gorgan, January 16th, 2013
 

Hubble to Take Six More Deep Space Photos, Peeking Further than Ever Before

Hubble's iconic Deep Field photo of 1996 is still one of the most recognizable
by Lucian Parfeni, January 16th, 2013
Phishing Alert: Cybercriminals Promise Cash Prizes in Return for Sensitive Data

Phishing Alert: Cybercriminals Promise Cash Prizes in Return for Sensitive Data

by Eduard Kovacs, January 16th, 2013
Symantec experts have analyzed a scam that was making the rounds around Christmas
 

Enermax Refashions Best-Selling Case, Ostrog GT Debuts

Since it serves to start the year with something new, so Enermax did just that
by Sebastian Pop, January 16th, 2013
 

Massive Improvements in New Linux Nvidia Driver 313.18, Download Now

Nvidia has just launched a huge update for their Linux driver
by Silviu Stahie, January 16th, 2013
 

Viral of the Day: Jerzy Janowicz’s Meltdown at Australian Open 2013

Tennis ace gets into screaming match with chair umpire believing he’d been wronged
by Elena Gorgan, January 16th, 2013
Sandy Hook Conspiracy: Truthers Harass Newtown Man Who Helped Survivors

Sandy Hook Conspiracy: Truthers Harass Newtown Man Who Helped Survivors

by Raluca Anghel, January 16th, 2013
Truthers believe that the massacre was a hoax created by the Obama administration
 

Rugged Windows Tablet Launched by DAP

Made for enterprises, the MT1010 runs Windows 7 but can handle Windows 8 as well
by Sebastian Pop, January 16th, 2013
 

River Phoenix’s Final Movie, “Dark Blood,” Premieres at Miami Film Festival

George Sluizer has managed to complete the movie, two decades after actor’s death
by Elena Gorgan, January 16th, 2013
 

XCOM Success Does Not Mean Turn-Based Revival

The game is comparable to Starcraft 2 in real-time strategy market
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 16th, 2013
Drobo 5N NAS, Drobo's Fastest Network Storage Device Yet

Drobo 5N NAS, Drobo's Fastest Network Storage Device Yet

by Sebastian Pop, January 16th, 2013
It has advanced data protection capabilities and supports both PCs and Macs
 

Taylor Swift Wants to Hook Up with Bradley Cooper, He Shut Her Down

Newly single singer has turned for help to Jennifer Lawrence, says unconfirmed report
by Elena Gorgan, January 16th, 2013
 

Baby Humpback Whale Beaches in Hawaii, Dies Shortly After

The whale was merely a few days old, city workers took care of removing the body
by Laura Sinpetru, January 16th, 2013
 

More BlackBerry 10 Details Emerge in Leaked Training Materials

Possible specs of a BlackBerry 10 smartphone also emerge
by Ionut Arghire, January 16th, 2013
Former Apple CEO Says the “Cheap iPhone” Is a Must [Bloomberg]

Former Apple CEO Says the “Cheap iPhone” Is a Must Bloomberg

by Filip Truta, January 16th, 2013
Apple will have no alternative but to lower the cost of the iPhone, says John Sculley
 

Aerocool Launches GT Series Power Supplies

Made for mainstream users and, in the case of the strongest models, gamers
by Sebastian Pop, January 16th, 2013
 

Watch: The NFL, a Bad Lip Reading

Video aims to answer ever burning question of what is actually being said on the field
by Elena Gorgan, January 16th, 2013
Details of 100,000 People Stolen from Florida Department of Juvenile Justice

Details of 100,000 People Stolen from Florida Department of Juvenile Justice

by Eduard Kovacs, January 16th, 2013
The information was stored on an unencrypted mobile device
 

Picture of the Day: China's Air Pollution Spike As Seen from Space

NASA releases photos showing just how polluted this country's air is
by Laura Sinpetru, January 16th, 2013
 

HTC One SV LTE Now Available for Free in the UK via EE

The deal requires customers to sign up for a 24-month contract
by Cosmin Vasile, January 16th, 2013
Holly Madison Moves Out of Las Vegas Home Because of Pink Doghouse

Holly Madison Moves Out of Las Vegas Home Because of Pink Doghouse

by Elena Gorgan, January 16th, 2013
Homeowners association says it was built in violation of their rules
 

Tourist Killed in Honduras, Shot by a Gang for a Camera

A 33-year-old man was shot by robbers that took away his camera
by Raluca Anghel, January 16th, 2013
Quad-Core ARM Dual-Boot Tablet Runs Ubuntu and Android

Quad-Core ARM Dual-Boot Tablet Runs Ubuntu and Android

by Sebastian Pop, January 16th, 2013
As far as dual-OS tablets go, this is one of the most unusual
 

SUV Nearly Swallowed As Water Main Breaks in N.Y.

Extreme cold temperatures caused a horizontal split in the pipe
by Raluca Anghel, January 16th, 2013
 

Download the First BitTorrent Client for Windows RT and Surface RT

Here are the first apps that help you download files via the BitTorrent protocol
by Bogdan Popa, January 16th, 2013
 

Disney Announces Pricing Options for Infinity Figures and Packs

Gamers will be able to get 17 characters and 40 items
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 16th, 2013
 

46-Year-Old Apple Veteran Says His Goodbyes to Colleagues – Report

Jerry McDougal wants to spend more time with his family, sources say
by Filip Truta, January 16th, 2013
Rumor Mill: Nintendo Creates Unified Integrated Development Division

Rumor Mill: Nintendo Creates Unified Integrated Development Division

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 16th, 2013
Company wants more interaction between 3DS and Wii U
 

Dr. Sheldon Cooper Says Google Killed a Donkey, Lied About It

Google insists that its Street View car did not harm the animal in any way
by Laura Sinpetru, January 16th, 2013
 

Sofia Vergara’s Wedding Will Be Huge, Fun

Star says that she plans to throw a big bash for the day she ties the knot with fiancé
by Elena Gorgan, January 16th, 2013
4K Films to Be Sold on Blu-ray Discs in 2D and 3D

4K Films to Be Sold on Blu-ray Discs in 2D and 3D

by Sebastian Pop, January 16th, 2013
The HEVC/H.265 codec will have a lot of work to do from now on
 

Jessica Simpson on Postponed Wedding: Eric Keeps Getting Me Knocked Up

Star promotes new NBC show, says pregnancy got in the way of her nuptials
by Elena Gorgan, January 16th, 2013
 

St. Louis School Shooting: Gunman Was Student, Shot Financial Aid Adviser

The incident occurred at the Stevens Institute of Business and Arts, in downtown St. Louis
by Raluca Anghel, January 16th, 2013
Jessica Simpson Lands NBC Sitcom Based on Her Life

Jessica Simpson Lands NBC Sitcom Based on Her Life

by Elena Gorgan, January 16th, 2013
Star tells Jay Leno she will be playing herself – video
Diablo 3 Patch 1.0.7 Changelog Revealed, Out Now on Public Test Realm
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Ad Saying Electronic Cigarettes Are “Completely Harmless” Gets Banned

UK's Advertising Standards Authority labels the ad as misleading, bans it
by Laura Sinpetru, January 16th, 2013
 

iOS 7 with “Crystal Interface” Envisioned

Game Center does away with “noise,” makes room for your content
by Filip Truta, January 16th, 2013
 

Ryan Gosling Loves to Knit

Actor says his ideal day would involve lots of knitting – and he’s not even joking
by Elena Gorgan, January 16th, 2013
Student Gored by Rhino During Safari in South Africa

Student Gored by Rhino During Safari in South Africa

by Raluca Anghel, January 16th, 2013
The 24-year-old woman suffered a collapsed lung and had several of her ribs broken
 

Doomsday Clock Shows 5 Minutes to Midnight

Climate change, global warming expected to bring about the destruction of the human race
by Laura Sinpetru, January 16th, 2013
 

HP and Lenovo Laptop Shipments to Drop 20%

Even though the fourth quarter of 2012 was weak, Q1 2013 is going to get worse
by Sebastian Pop, January 16th, 2013
 

Man Abandons Dog on Mountain, Gets 30 Hours of Community Service

Animal rights activists say Anthony's sentence should have been harsher
by Laura Sinpetru, January 16th, 2013
Intel Scraps a Dozen Sandy Bridge CPUs

Intel Scraps a Dozen Sandy Bridge CPUs

by Sebastian Pop, January 16th, 2013
Twelve processors will be out of the market, more or less, by the end of July
 

Injustice Comic Book Writer Wants to Feature All the Game's Characters

Fans need to see what happened to the heroes and villains from the game
by Andrei Dobra, January 16th, 2013
 

Cyberpunk 2077 Gets Behind-the-Scenes Trailer, More Concept Art

Gamers can learn how the dystopian future world was created
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 16th, 2013
2 Killed in Community College Shooting in Kentucky, Suspect Charged

2 Killed in Community College Shooting in Kentucky, Suspect Charged

by Raluca Anghel, January 16th, 2013
A 20-year-old girl and a 53-year-old man lost their lives
 

1000 Cats Rescued from Being Killed and Served as Dinner

The felines owe their life to a traffic accident the truck transporting them got into
by Laura Sinpetru, January 16th, 2013
 

Windows Phone 7.8 Update Is Up to Manufacturers, Says Microsoft

The upgrade might not be pushed to some older smartphones after all
by Cosmin Vasile, January 16th, 2013
 

84-Inch 4K Touch Table Revealed by 3M

This is one of the few 4K products that isn't a TV or monitor
by Sebastian Pop, January 16th, 2013
Deaf Twins Find Out They Are Going Blind, Choose to Be Euthanized

Deaf Twins Find Out They Are Going Blind, Choose to Be Euthanized

by Raluca Anghel, January 16th, 2013
The pair could not bear not seeing each other again
 

Vodka Saves Puppy from Dying of Poisoning

The puppy drank radiator fluid, risked losing its life
by Laura Sinpetru, January 16th, 2013
 

“Terminator” Actor Edward Furlong Arrested for Domestic Violence Again

Troubled actor is being held on bail after third arrest in as many months
by Elena Gorgan, January 16th, 2013