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About 176 articles found for 17 February 2013:

 

Facebook Gets a $429, €320 Million Tax Break from the US Government

It's also not paying any income tax for 2012, but that's not the whole story
by Lucian Parfeni, February 18th, 2013
 

Destiny Gets Impressive Concept Art

Check out lots of great images and artwork from Bungie's upcoming shooter
by Andrei Dobra, February 18th, 2013
 

BlackBerry 10 Gets Tweetings for Twitter Application

A viable replacement for the official Twitter client in the platform
by Ionut Arghire, February 18th, 2013
 

Apache Tomcat 7.0.37 Is Available for Download

This is a minor release and only integrates just a few fixes and new features
by Silviu Stahie, February 18th, 2013
Virtualization Software QEMU 1.4.0 Improves CPU Usage Over USB 2.0

Virtualization Software QEMU 1.4.0 Improves CPU Usage Over USB 2.0

by Silviu Stahie, February 18th, 2013
A large number of changes and improvements have been implemented in this version
OpEgypt: Anonymous Threatens to Continue Attacking Government Sites – Video

OpEgypt: Anonymous Threatens to Continue Attacking Government Sites

by Eduard Kovacs, February 18th, 2013
The hacktivists have released a new statement to voice their disappointment
 

President's Day Brings President-Faced Flash Drives

Mimico puts cartoonish faces of famous presidents on USB sticks
by Sebastian Pop, February 18th, 2013
Samsung Galaxy S IV to Be Unveiled on March 14 – Report

Samsung Galaxy S IV to Be Unveiled on March 14 – Report

by Ionut Arghire, February 18th, 2013
The handset was previously expected to be launched on March 15
 

Digisocial 1.1 Puts a Cooler Social Network on Your iDevice

Enhanced post management, more privacy settings, hands-free recording
by Filip Truta, February 18th, 2013
 

Boost Vulnerability Repaired In Ubuntu 12.10

In order to solve this issue you will have to update the operating system
by Silviu Stahie, February 18th, 2013
 

AMD Makes Plans for New Radeon HD 7000 Cards in First Half of 2013

Teleconference charts out the strategy for the first six months of 2013
by Sebastian Pop, February 18th, 2013
Linux Kernel 3.0.65 Features Small Fixes, Download Now

Linux Kernel 3.0.65 Features Small Fixes, Download Now

by Silviu Stahie, February 18th, 2013
Yet another update for the 3.0.x branch of the Linux kernel has been made available
 

Next-Gen Consoles Cannot Match PC Power, Says Crytek

Sony and Microsoft will face tough competition on launch
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 18th, 2013
 

Bandit Robs Apple Store with Nothing but Rocks

The smashed windows cost more than the stolen goods, Police said
by Filip Truta, February 18th, 2013
Watch: Puppies Doing the Harlem Shake Goes Viral

Watch: Puppies Doing the Harlem Shake Goes Viral

by Laura Sinpetru, February 18th, 2013
These pooches are eager to show the “Harlem Shake” is not just for people
 

Travis Barker Opts Out of Blink-182’s Australian Tour

Drummer says he’s still too traumatized to fly, promises fans he will make it up to them
by Elena Gorgan, February 18th, 2013
 

Check Out the Top 10 Wealthiest U.S. Presidents of All Time

George Washington tops the list with an estimated worth of $525 million (€392 million
by Raluca Anghel, February 18th, 2013
 

Facebook Hiring 100 More People in Dublin, Expanding Its European HQ

Facebook already has 400 employees in Ireland, mostly handling the business side of things
by Lucian Parfeni, February 18th, 2013
 

NVIDIA GeForce Titan Delayed to February 19, 2013

The high-end video card has been pushed back a day for some unknown reason
by Sebastian Pop, February 18th, 2013
 

Microsoft Office 2013 Locked to Just a Single Computer

A software license is only available for a single PC, Microsoft says
by Bogdan Popa, February 18th, 2013
Share Security Thoughts on Twitter and Win an Avast! License

Share Security Thoughts on Twitter and Win an Avast! License

by Eduard Kovacs, February 18th, 2013
Be sure to use the “#WhenIsayProtectionImean” hashtag
 

New Assets of NVIDIA GeForce Titan: 80 Hz Adaptable VSync and GPU Boost 2.0

Gamers will be glad to know there is more to the board than the average performance boost
by Sebastian Pop, February 18th, 2013
 

Sony Xperia Z Now Available in France

The Black and White flavors now in stock at Sony, priced at €649 ($868)
by Ionut Arghire, February 18th, 2013
Space Citizen Passes 8 Million Dollars (5.97 Million Euro) in Funding

Space Citizen Passes 8 Million Dollars (5.97 Million Euro) in Funding

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 18th, 2013
The team wants to deliver an initial version of the sim during 2013
 

British Art Gallery Holds LOLcats Exhibition

Typographers, poets, painters and photographers revealed their vision on the Internet meme
by Raluca Anghel, February 18th, 2013
 

MSI’s GT60-0NG Workstation Drivers Are Now Available for Download

All the drivers needed to have a perfectly functioning workstation are now on Softpedia
by Iulian Pascal, February 18th, 2013
 

Barack Obama Golfs with Tiger Woods, Media Banned from Event

President teams with golfer for private event over extended holiday weekend
by Elena Gorgan, February 18th, 2013
 

The Bridge Review (PC)

Can this indie puzzle game deliver a workout for your brain?
by Andrei Dobra, February 18th, 2013
Netgear Updates PTV3000 Adapter with Miracast Support

Netgear Updates PTV3000 Adapter with Miracast Support

by Sebastian Pop, February 18th, 2013
Now you can project your phone's display on your TV whenever you want
 

New PC Case from Spire Is Made for Modders

The enclosure allows for a great variety of PC configurations
by Sebastian Pop, February 18th, 2013
 

Stendhal 1.0.6 MMO Gets New Visual Effects

A lot of other new features have been added in this version
by Silviu Stahie, February 18th, 2013
 

Maker's Mark Apologizes for Intention to Dilute Whiskey

“You spoke. We listened,” the company writes, announcing plan to keep the old composition
by Raluca Anghel, February 18th, 2013
iOS 6.1.1 Bug Overrides “Don’t Allow Changes” Setting

iOS 6.1.1 Bug Overrides “Don’t Allow Changes” Setting

by Filip Truta, February 18th, 2013
Apple acknowledges issue, promises to deliver fix in new iOS update
 

Sony Recaps the PlayStation 3's Performance Ahead of PlayStation 4 Announcement

Sony is getting ready to reveal the PS4 by taking a look at its predecessors
by Andrei Dobra, February 18th, 2013
 

Meteor Fragments Found in Russia's Chebarkul Lake

Tests reportedly prove that the fragments found by researchers come from outer space
by Laura Sinpetru, February 18th, 2013
Surface with Windows 8 Pro Shows Up Unannounced at US Stores

Surface with Windows 8 Pro Shows Up Unannounced at US Stores

by Bogdan Popa, February 18th, 2013
Users confirm that a few Best Buy stores received a limited number of tablets
 

ACI Releases Proactive Risk Manager 8.1 to Help Banks Combat Fraud

The latest versions comes with a number of improvements, including a new user interface
by Eduard Kovacs, February 18th, 2013
 

“A Good Day to Die Hard” Rules Box Office on Opening Weekend

Critically panned film scores big with audiences, as was to be expected
by Elena Gorgan, February 18th, 2013
Mega Stars Accepting BitCoins, Only Days After Reddit

Mega Stars Accepting BitCoins, Only Days After Reddit

by Lucian Parfeni, February 18th, 2013
Bitcoins are gaining some traction with real businesses
 

HTC Continues to Tease HTC One’s Camera and Audio Capabilities

It will make the new smartphone official as soon as tomorrow
by Ionut Arghire, February 18th, 2013
 

Mary J. Blige Hit with $900,000 (€672,746) Tax Lien

Singer makes headlines again for landing herself in financial problems
by Elena Gorgan, February 18th, 2013
 

Clash of Clans 3 Gets New Unit Upgrades, Hero Enhancements

Version 3.25 also brings gameplay improvements and “air-tight” defense
by Filip Truta, February 18th, 2013
 

Eagle Gets Tangled in Power Lines, Needs Help Freeing Itself

The rescuers had worked for about four hours before managing to free the bird
by Laura Sinpetru, February 18th, 2013
Internet Explorer 11 Beta Concept Imagines the Windows 9 Browser

Internet Explorer 11 Beta Concept Imagines the Windows 9 Browser

by Bogdan Popa, February 18th, 2013
Here’s what the next version of Internet Explorer could look like
 

Samsung Galaxy X Cover 2 Firmware Available for Download

Based on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, the same OS loaded on the phone by default
by Ionut Arghire, February 18th, 2013
 

LG Pumps $655 Million into OLED Mass Production (489 Million Euro)

The new 8G production line will go into use and produce 55-inch displays
by Sebastian Pop, February 18th, 2013
 

Christoph Waltz Is Jesus in SNL Skit “Djesus Uncrossed”

Faux trailer is incredibly funny, potentially offensive
by Elena Gorgan, February 18th, 2013
Hacker Kevin Mitnick Called In to Secure Elections in Ecuador

Hacker Kevin Mitnick Called In to Secure Elections in Ecuador

by Eduard Kovacs, February 18th, 2013
President Rafael Correa hired him to oversee the Net Lock computer systems
 

Linux Kernel 3.7.9 Released with Minor Fixes

The latest kernel in the 3.7.x branch can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, February 18th, 2013
 

Stay Away from This Angry Birds Clone

Lousy game serves ads and “free downloads” before you actually play anything
by Filip Truta, February 18th, 2013
Master and Highest-Ranked Woman in Judo Dies at 99

Master and Highest-Ranked Woman in Judo Dies at 99

by Raluca Anghel, February 18th, 2013
Keiko Fukuda studied under judo founder Jigoro Kano
 

LG Optimus G Pro to Land in North America in Q2

The handset will be released in Japan as well in the timeframe
by Ionut Arghire, February 18th, 2013
 

New Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel Trailer Reveals Overkill Ability

Gamers will be able to activate it in particularly dangerous situations
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 18th, 2013
 

Manjaro 0.8.4 RC2 Updates Support for XFCE and E17

The latest version of this distribution can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, February 18th, 2013
Battlefield 3: End Game DLC Maps Get Complete Details

Battlefield 3: End Game DLC Maps Get Complete Details

by Andrei Dobra, February 18th, 2013
The new add-on includes four impressive levels for the multiplayer mode
 

Thermaltake Urban S21, a Steel Case for Regular Customers

The Urban S21 is a steel mid-tower with what seems to be an aluminum front panel
by Sebastian Pop, February 18th, 2013
 

Download HP ePrint 5.2.0 for iPhone and iPad

Faster processing of print jobs, performance improvements, iPhone 5 support
by Filip Truta, February 18th, 2013
Nokia Lumia 620 Delayed in India Until Early March

Nokia Lumia 620 Delayed in India Until Early March

by Cosmin Vasile, February 18th, 2013
It was initially expected to arrive in the first week of February
 

Watch: Alabama Shakes on SNL

Alabama band is the musical guest, puts on an amazing performance
by Elena Gorgan, February 18th, 2013
 

Microsoft Releases All-New Bing 1.2 for iPad

Full support for tablet screens, stability and performance enhancements
by Filip Truta, February 18th, 2013
 

Here Are the Retail Releases for the Week

The big star is the action-driven Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 18th, 2013
Watch: John Legend Sings National Anthem at NBA All Star Game

Watch: John Legend Sings National Anthem at NBA All Star Game

by Elena Gorgan, February 18th, 2013
Grammy winning singer opens up the game in superb fashion
 

No More Crashing Bugs in Evernote Hello 2.0.1 for iPhone and iPad

App should no longer crash on start / while saving contacts / while taking pictures
by Filip Truta, February 18th, 2013
 

Windows 7 Installed on More than Half of PCs Worldwide

It remains the most popular operating system in the entire world
by Bogdan Popa, February 18th, 2013
 

All iOS Games from EA Are Now $0.99/€0.89

President’s Day Sale takes off 90% every Electronic Arts game for iPhone and iPad
by Filip Truta, February 18th, 2013
Pinterest Close to Overtaking Twitter, Instagram as Well

Pinterest Close to Overtaking Twitter, Instagram as Well

by Lucian Parfeni, February 18th, 2013
The competition in the social space is strong, but all these sites are different
 

Git 1.8.2 RC0 Version Control System Is Available for Download

A lot of fixes and improvements went into this new version
by Silviu Stahie, February 18th, 2013
 

Pill Helps Drunken Mice Sober Up

The so-called booze pill is quick in lowering alcohol levels
by Laura Sinpetru, February 18th, 2013
Bungie’s Destiny Designed to Appeal to Newcomers and Old Fans

Bungie’s Destiny Designed to Appeal to Newcomers and Old Fans

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 18th, 2013
Gamers will be able to explore all the game with a limited skill set
 

iOS 6.1.1 Jailbreak Scams Emerge

The usual warning, just in case you haven’t heard that jailbreak tools are actually free
by Filip Truta, February 18th, 2013
 

Egypt's Telecom Ministry Fights YouTube Block

The ministry argues that blocking the site is unenforceable
by Lucian Parfeni, February 18th, 2013
 

Sony NEX-3N Camera Press Shots Leak

The mirrorless camera is compact and seems to have a zoom lever around the shutter button
by Sebastian Pop, February 18th, 2013
 

Watch: Beyonce’s Oprah Interview on Next Chapter in Full

Star opens up on her career, fame, family and that Super Bowl power outage
by Elena Gorgan, February 18th, 2013
Developments in the Oscar Pistorius Case: Bloody Bat Found at the Scene

Developments in the Oscar Pistorius Case: Bloody Bat Found at the Scene

by Raluca Anghel, February 18th, 2013
Pistorius shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp through the bathroom door, chased her down
 

SystemRescueCd 3.4.0 Features New FSArchiver

The latest version of SystemRescueCd can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, February 18th, 2013
 

Over 35,000 Rally in Washington, Demand Climate Action

The environmentalists' goal was to speak out against the Keystone XL pipeline
by Laura Sinpetru, February 18th, 2013
 

Defraggler 2.13 Available for Download

It adds Quick Defrag scheduling and Fragmentation Threshold option
by Ionut Ilascu, February 18th, 2013
DayZ Standalone Will Get Weekly Items and Weapon Updates

DayZ Standalone Will Get Weekly Items and Weapon Updates

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 18th, 2013
Gamers will be able to enjoy new versions of old favorites
 

Nexus Handsets to Get Great Cameras Moving Forth

Google’s Senior Vice President of Engineering, Vic Gundotra, confirmed
by Ionut Arghire, February 18th, 2013
 

“300,000 Apps for Everything You Love” – iPad Billboard

Cupertino hangs new outdoor boards to advertise specialized iPad software
by Filip Truta, February 18th, 2013
 

World’s First Bionic Hand with Sensory Feedback Ready for Transplant

The bionic hand will allow the patient to “feel” sensations
by Laura Sinpetru, February 18th, 2013
Iran Confiscates Buddha Statues, Fights the Promotion of Buddhism

Iran Confiscates Buddha Statues, Fights the Promotion of Buddhism

by Raluca Anghel, February 18th, 2013
Barbie dolls and Sympsons toys are also banned in the country
 

Manjaro Linux MATE 0.8 Distro Officially Launched

A lot of the features in this MATE version haven't been implemented in all the other ones
by Silviu Stahie, February 18th, 2013
Patrick Carney Enrages Justin Bieber Fans on Twitter

Patrick Carney Enrages Justin Bieber Fans on Twitter

by Elena Gorgan, February 18th, 2013
The Beliebers turn on the hate for Black Keys drummer, spew venom
 

Sharkoon Intros New Mid-Tower ATX PC Cases

One of them is for standard users, one is for the entry-level market
by Sebastian Pop, February 18th, 2013
 

There Are No Fake Projects at Apple, Staffers Say

Employees (former and current) say the rumor should be treated with skepticism
by Filip Truta, February 18th, 2013
Adobe to Patch Reader and Acrobat Zero-Day During the Week of February 18

Adobe to Patch Reader and Acrobat Zero-Day During the Week of February 18

by Eduard Kovacs, February 18th, 2013
In the meantime, customers are advised to enable Protected View
 

Rihanna Sports Bloody Knee After London Club Melee

Photo of minor injury on star’s knee goes viral, gets people talking
by Elena Gorgan, February 18th, 2013
 

Microsoft Quickly Removes Windows Blue Job Listings

The company still refuses to comment on Windows 8’s first refresh
by Bogdan Popa, February 18th, 2013
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Starts Arriving on Galaxy Note (GT-N7000)

Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Starts Arriving on Galaxy Note (GT-N7000)

by Ionut Arghire, February 18th, 2013
The Premium Suite now available for users in Germany, Hong Kong, and Taiwan
 

Apple’s iPad Ads Are Losing Their Flair

Apple tells the same story over and over again; a repertoire change is required
by Filip Truta, February 18th, 2013
 

SSD Makers Will Go Out of Business or Merge, OCZ Says

Market consolidation is inevitable, the company believes
by Sebastian Pop, February 18th, 2013
Gunpowder for Windows 8 Gets Updated, Download Now

Gunpowder for Windows 8 Gets Updated, Download Now

by Bogdan Popa, February 18th, 2013
A new version of the game is now up for grabs in the Store
 

Mortal Kombat: Legacy Second Season Gets Official Trailer

Gamers will be able to learn more about the backstory of the series' characters
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 18th, 2013
 

Sony's PlayStation 4 Teaser Campaign Continues with PS2-Focused Video

Sony recaps the performance of the bestselling home console of all time
by Andrei Dobra, February 18th, 2013
Watch: Freediver Swims Alongside Great White Shark

Watch: Freediver Swims Alongside Great White Shark

by Laura Sinpetru, February 18th, 2013
The young woman and the shark are perfectly at ease with each other
 

Country Singer Mindy McCready Dead in Apparent Suicide

Troubled country singer shot herself at her home in Arkansas
by Elena Gorgan, February 18th, 2013
 

13,200 Girl Scout Cookie Boxes Destroyed in California

The cookies were taken to a waste warehouse in Riverside, smashed into pieces
by Laura Sinpetru, February 18th, 2013
How to Access the iOS App Store from Windows 8’s Metro UI

How to Access the iOS App Store from Windows 8’s Metro UI

by Bogdan Popa, February 18th, 2013
The so-called iApps Store brings Apple’s app store on Windows 8
 

Surface with Windows 8 Pro European Launch Nears

The device now shows up on the British version of the Microsoft website
by Bogdan Popa, February 18th, 2013
 

Windows Blue Won’t Feature a Start Button

The first major Windows 8 upgrade will bring Start Screen improvements
by Bogdan Popa, February 18th, 2013
 

Hilaria Thomas: Baldwin's Wife Sued for Yoga Class Negligence

A student claims that attending Thomas's overcrowded class has led him to injure himself
by Raluca Anghel, February 17th, 2013
Lord of the Rings Online Maintenance Over, Store Still Unavailable

Lord of the Rings Online Maintenance Over, Store Still Unavailable

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 17th, 2013
Gamers will be given Turbine points if they have logged in recently
 

Script of the Day: gpEasy CMS

A complete, fully featured, flat-file PHP Content Management System (CMS)
by Catalin Cimpanu, February 17th, 2013