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About 138 articles found for 16 November 2012:

 

Innovation Hungry Gamers Will Embrace Wii U, Claims Nintendo

The new experiences will impress them regardless of Sony and Microsoft efforts
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 17th, 2012
 

Sleeping Dogs Gets Zodiac Tournament DLC and More Add-Ons Soon

A new story-based expansion is coming, alongside other DLCs
by Andrei Dobra, November 17th, 2012
 

Meizu MX2 to Cost only $417 / €328

The handset might never reach markets outside China
by Ionut Arghire, November 16th, 2012
Camera and Choice Lead Epic Mickey 2 Improvements

Camera and Choice Lead Epic Mickey 2 Improvements

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 16th, 2012
Gamers also get cooperative actions and improved visuals
 

Sony’s Xperia VC LT25c Now Official at China Telecom

It will be launched in the coming weeks in pink, white and black
by Ionut Arghire, November 16th, 2012
 

DriveSavers Offers Recovery Solutions for Apple’s Fusion Drive Updated

Hybrid storage solutions come with their advantages and drawbacks, experts say
by Filip Truta, November 16th, 2012
Download ooVoo Video Chat 1.3.1 for iPhone and iPad

Download ooVoo Video Chat 1.3.1 for iPhone and iPad

by Filip Truta, November 16th, 2012
12-way group HD video chat solution updated to find friends faster, fix bugs
 

Frito-Lay Rolls Out Caffeinated Cracker Jacks

Regular folks and specialists are worried about how this will affect children
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
 

Foxconn Buys Land in Brazil, Possible Site for More Robots

Whatever factory the company builds there, there will be plenty of automation involved
by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
 

Viral of the Day: The Dumb Ways to Die Song

Metro launches odd campaign, silly but effective video to go with it
by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
 

New Pepsi Refresher Fights Off the Extra Pounds

“Pepsi Special” supposedly helps people lose weight, is the world's first “healthy” soda
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
ASUS PadFone 2 Expected in Germany on December 1

ASUS PadFone 2 Expected in Germany on December 1

by Ionut Arghire, November 16th, 2012
The Android device packs a quad-core processor inside
 

Yawning Contagion in Bonobos Depends on How Closely Related They Are

Scientists say yawning is an unconscious way of communication
by Cristina Macari, November 16th, 2012
 

Man Declared Dead in 1936 Celebrates 106th Birthday

Sam Ledward was about to be buried, when a hospital attendant noticed he was moving
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
 

Nokia Lumia 810 Down to $99.99 at Best Buy

T-Mobile launched it a few days ago at $149.99 on contract
by Ionut Arghire, November 16th, 2012
Reliable Media Recovery Solution

Reliable Media Recovery Solution

by Alexandru Tanase, November 16th, 2012
Reliable tool to recover lost/corrupt media files from local or removable drives
 

Tattoo Lover Decorates the Back of His Head for Movember

David Hawley sports one-of-a-kind 3D skull tattoo, complete with hair and moustache
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
 

ARM Cortex CPU and Mali GPU Development Accelerates

The Cotton Candy Any Screen device platform is showing its worth
by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
 

Russian Space Industry in Deep Crisis

Radical measures must be taken for Russian space industry's reinvigoration, officials say
by Cristina Macari, November 16th, 2012
 

Wizorb for Linux Review

A block-breaking game that takes a new approach in the Arkanoid genre
by Silviu Stahie, November 16th, 2012
LTE-Enabled iPad mini Now Available at AT&T

LTE-Enabled iPad mini Now Available at AT&T

by Ionut Arghire, November 16th, 2012
Fourth-generation iPad is also available at the carrier
 

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

Christopher Eccleston is Malekith the Accursed, on-set photos leak online
by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
 

Two ATX Mid-Tower Game Cases Launched by Zalman

Only slightly different from each other, they are made of steel and ABS plastic
by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
 

Dell Profits Down 47% in Third Quarter

While finances are still in the black, things aren'’t exactly pleasant
by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
 

World War II Love Letters Surface During Superstorm Sandy

57 letters found in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, chronicle a decade-old romance
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
Skype 0-Day Vulnerability Allowed Hackers to Change the Password of Any Account – Video

Skype 0-Day Vulnerability Allowed Hackers to Change the Password of Any Account

by Eduard Kovacs, November 16th, 2012
The security hole is different than the one found on Russian forums a few days ago
 

Kate Middleton Snubs Kim Kardashian

Reality star reaches out to Duchess, is shut down and dissed, says report
by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
 

Orange-Powered Battery Developed by a Professional Photographer

Caled Charland used galvanized nails to light up a LED inside the fruit
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
 

Amazon Now Ships AT&T Lumia 920 in 24 Hours

Only the white and black versions are now shipping in 1 day
by Cosmin Vasile, November 16th, 2012
 

Robert De Niro Schools Jay-Z in Phone Etiquette

Actor scolds rapper for not returning his calls in front of friends and acquaintances
by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
 

Mine Waste Can Store CO2, Researchers Say

These findings can help cut down on the ecological footprint of the mining industry
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
Samsung Galaxy Camera Finally Selling in the US, AT&T Wants $500

Samsung Galaxy Camera Finally Selling in the US, AT&T Wants $500

by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
This is a lower tag than expected after the news from Europe and Australia
 

Rugged Ultra-Compact Keyboard Launched by iKey

Part of the WaterBoard series, it has a laser-etched legend and backlit keys
by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
 

Big Sale on Amazon, Get Super-Cheap Storage, 72% Off

You'll get to pay as little as $28 / 22 Euro for 64GB of storage
by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
Nokia Details SkyDrive for Lumia 920 and Lumia 820

Nokia Details SkyDrive for Lumia 920 and Lumia 820

by Ionut Arghire, November 16th, 2012
A feature meant to keep files safe and at hand at all times
 

Burglar Caught on Hidden Camera Stealing Kitchen Sink

He walked into a police “capture house” and gave them enough proof to lock him up
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
 

Cameroon's Army Is Sent to Defend the Borders, Keep Poachers at Bay

The country's high official wish to avoid another “elephant massacre”
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
Photo Shows Different Suit for RoboCop

Photo Shows Different Suit for RoboCop

by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
Remake will see RoboCop wear at least 2 different suits, it would seem
 

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Review (PC)

Does Black Ops II bring new things to the series or should we not answer its call?
by Andrei Dobra, November 16th, 2012
 

Virgin Snake Gives Birth, Scientists are Astonished

Wild snake females on the verge of a feminist movement
by Cristina Macari, November 16th, 2012
 

Apple Calls Taiwanese Writer an “Idiot” – Report

Giddens Ko got escorted out by Hong Kong police after filming inside Apple HQ
by Filip Truta, November 16th, 2012
 

CIA Investigates Gen. Petraeus over Leaking Information to Broadwell

The initiative follows an FBI search for sensitive documents conducted at Broadwell’s home
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
Nvidia 310.19 Video Driver for Linux Supports OpenGL 4.3

Nvidia 310.19 Video Driver for Linux Supports OpenGL 4.3

by Marius Nestor, November 16th, 2012
Features an improved nvidia-settings app and better Unity performance
 

Listen: Rihanna “Nobodies Business” ft. Chris Brown

Much talked about collaboration on “Unapologetic” leaks online
by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
 

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Earns over $500 Million (€392M) in Its First 24 Hours

The game has once again broken sales records, according to Activision
by Andrei Dobra, November 16th, 2012
 

Bungie and Halo Made Xbox Live a Success

The Microsoft service would not have existed without Master Chief
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 16th, 2012
 

Former Microsoft Exec Claims He Had to Work 70 Hours per Week

“Microsoft is not the most employee friendly environment on the planet”
by Bogdan Popa, November 16th, 2012
Telstra Warns Users of Fake “MMS” Emails Containing Malware

Telstra Warns Users of Fake “MMS” Emails Containing Malware

by Eduard Kovacs, November 16th, 2012
The cybercriminals behind the Wauchos malware have moved operations to Australia
Green Tip: This November 18, Get “Food Tattoo for Hunger,” Raise Money for Charity

Green Tip: This November 18, Get “Food Tattoo for Hunger,” Raise Money for Charity

by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
Tattoo artists all around the world will be inking food-themed tattoos
 

Nicole Westbrook Performs “It’s Thanksgiving” Live

The “new Rebecca Black” makes TV debut with mentor Patrice Wilson
by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
 

ICS Experts Say They’re Left Out of Government’s Cyber Security Talks

Joe Weiss discusses the issues surrounding policies and regulations with Norman ASA
by Eduard Kovacs, November 16th, 2012
 

World's Most Powerful Supercomputer Is Highly Energy Efficient

Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Titan came in third on the Green500 list
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
 

Oddest at World Records Day – How Many Girls Can Fit into a Mini

The team squeezed into the space above the dashboard, the footwells and the trunk
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
 

Bull Elephant Turns Chevrolet Aveo Topsy-Turvy

The animal felt threatened, attacked the car and the people in it
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
Avira Free Anti-Virus for Windows 8 in the Works

Avira Free Anti-Virus for Windows 8 in the Works

by Bogdan Popa, November 16th, 2012
The company promises that a Windows 8 version of its software will come within weeks
 

Michael Lohan Learns DNA Test Results on TV

Lindsay Lohan has another sister: Ashley Horn is Michael’s daughter
by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
 

Download Twitter iOS 5.1 with “Search” and “Discover” Enhancements

Microblogging just got a whole lot better with “tweets tailored just for you”
by Filip Truta, November 16th, 2012
Selena Gomez Wants No Contact with Justin Bieber

Selena Gomez Wants No Contact with Justin Bieber

by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
Breakup involved another woman, so she’s determined to get over Justin ASAP
 

Sprint’s Data Plans for LTE iPad mini and iPad 4 Revealed

Carrier waiving the activation fee on all 3G/4G LTE tablets for a limited time
by Filip Truta, November 16th, 2012
 

Freight Train Hits Vets’ Parade Float in Texas, Kills 4

Other 17 participants were injured in Midland, 7 are still in critical condition
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
 

German Police Warn Mobile Phone Users of ZeuS Malware

A number of individuals reported fraudulent cash withdrawals in the past weeks
by Eduard Kovacs, November 16th, 2012
 

This Is What a Mainstream Windows 8 Laptop Looks Like

With a price of €619 / $619-788, the Terra mobile 1529 is now selling
by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
Kendall Jenner Denies Dating Jaden Smith

Kendall Jenner Denies Dating Jaden Smith

by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
He’s my best friend, he’s like my little brother, reality star says
 

Kris Jenner Laughs Off Divorce Rumors

They’re fine and have no plans to break up anytime soon, reality star and momager says
by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
 

Hasbro Releases Mr. Potato Head Anniversary Portraits

Mr.T, Dee Dee Ramone, Alfred E. Neuman and Alex Lora are turned into the potato character
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
ASUS Releases Expensive VivoTab 11.6-Inch Tablet

ASUS Releases Expensive VivoTab 11.6-Inch Tablet

by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
Powered by an Intel Atom CPU, the tablet runs Windows 8
 

The Differences Between GTA V’s Characters Make the Game Fun

Michael, Trevor, and Franklin will have a variety of adventures
by Andrei Dobra, November 16th, 2012
 

Dina Lohan “Hates” Cocaine, Doesn’t Do Drugs

Momager of Lindsay Lohan says her daughter lied about drug-fueled argument
by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
 

Paralyzed Girl Writes Heartwarming Letter to Drunk Driver

The jury was in tears before sentencing the man responsible for her injuries
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
 

Build Games for Ubuntu with Unity 4.0

The Unity game engine now supports the Linux platform!
by Marius Nestor, November 16th, 2012
Sony Confirms Flagship 2013 Xperia Device

Sony Confirms Flagship 2013 Xperia Device

by Ionut Arghire, November 16th, 2012
It says the smartphone will be able to take down Galaxy S III and iPhone
 

Hermann's Tortoise Babies Get Paternity Tests

Italian scientists are concerned about tortoise's fertilization
by Cristina Macari, November 16th, 2012
 

LTE iPad mini and iPad 4 Now Selling at Sprint

Attractive data plans allow customers to connect to Sprint’s 4G LTE network
by Filip Truta, November 16th, 2012
 

Budget-Friendly Tablet Released by Toshiba in the UK

Called AT300SE, it will be shipping this quarter (Q4 2012) for £300 ($476.35 / 373 Euro)
by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
BP Oil Settlement Announced: $4.5 Billion Fine, 2 Supervisors Accused of Manslaughter

BP Oil Settlement Announced: $4.5 Billion Fine, 2 Supervisors Accused of Manslaughter

by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
The 2010 Gulf oil rig blowout killed 11 workers, leaked 206 million gallons of crude oil
 

Bible Gets Man Through Border Patrol in 30 Seconds

Trying to send the Lord’s message speeds up one border check
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
 

Microsoft Could Launch a Start Menu Option in Windows 8

Now that Sinofsky is out, Microsoft could reconsider its options for Windows 8
by Bogdan Popa, November 16th, 2012
 

Design Director Will Kill Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Players with Facts

The team has the data to confirm or deny all player requests
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 16th, 2012
Star Wars: The Old Republic Now Free-to-Play, Gets Update 1.5

Star Wars: The Old Republic Now Free-to-Play, Gets Update 1.5

by Andrei Dobra, November 16th, 2012
Experience the sprawling MMORPG without paying a single cent
 

XBMC 12.0 Beta 1 Has Support for Raspberry PI

Also introduces HD audio, PVR, Live TV and 64-bit OSX support
by Marius Nestor, November 16th, 2012
 

Google Spends $75 Million (€58.8 Million) on a New Wind Farm

The 50MW wind farm will be built in Rippey, near Des Moines, Iowa
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
Fisherman Catches 96lb (43 kg) Monster Eel

Fisherman Catches 96lb (43 kg) Monster Eel

by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
Andy Parker makes record-breaking find in British waters
 

Aaron Sorkin Spills the Beans on Steve Jobs Movie Scenes

Spoiler alert for those who really like to get into the spirit of Apple keynotes
by Filip Truta, November 16th, 2012
 

Skype Suspends All Hijacked Accounts, Manually Restores Them

Accounts hacked via the recently spotted security hole are automatically suspended
by Bogdan Popa, November 16th, 2012
 

Sony Tried to Get Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition on the PSN

The resources that the console move required were too significant
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 16th, 2012
Spaceflight Students Hold Live Earth-to-Space Dialogue with NASA Astronauts

Spaceflight Students Hold Live Earth-to-Space Dialogue with NASA Astronauts

by Cristina Macari, November 16th, 2012
American officials encourage their science students to progress
 

HTC Deluxe Press Render Leaks, It’s the Global Version of DROID DNA

The smartphone is expected to be unveiled by the end of the year
by Cosmin Vasile, November 16th, 2012
 

Tahiti LE GPU from AMD Gets November 27 Release

There won't actually be a new AMD card reference design, only OEM cards
by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
 

Dream Studio 12.04.1 Is Based on Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS

The distribution is supported for five years with updates!
by Marius Nestor, November 16th, 2012
 
Internet Explorer 9.0.11 Now Available

Internet Explorer 9.0.11 Now Available

by Bogdan Popa, November 16th, 2012
Microsoft rolls out updates for Internet Explorer 9
 

FBI Agent Pursuing Petraeus Sends Shirtless Photo as a Joke

See the picture that started controversy about the agent’s relationship with Jill Kelley
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
 

Google Chrome Is the Fastest Browser, as IE10 Beats Firefox

A new series of tests reveals that Chrome is still the leading browser on the market
by Bogdan Popa, November 16th, 2012
 

Watch: Rare White Whale Spotted near Norway

This humpback whale has Leucism, lacks proper skin pigmentation
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
 

Watch: Whale Shark Rescued by Divers

The animal got caught in a rope that was cutting into its flesh
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
Sony Xperia V Coming to China Telecom on November 16

Sony Xperia V Coming to China Telecom on November 16

by Cosmin Vasile, November 16th, 2012
The smartphone might be released in Europe next month