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About 115 articles found for 18 January 2013:

 

Malware Alert: Your Email Bill from Telstra

The Trojan distributed in these notifications has been spotted in another recent spam run
by Eduard Kovacs, January 18th, 2013
 

Security App of the Week: Zscaler Application Profiler

ZAP allows users to check the privacy and security issues of iOS and Android applications
by Eduard Kovacs, January 18th, 2013
 

Ancient “Killer Walrus” Cuter Than Previously Thought

New evidence suggests the walrus was not a ferocious killer, mainly ate fish
by Laura Sinpetru, January 18th, 2013
Spectacular Hawaiian Plant Threatened by Global Warming

Spectacular Hawaiian Plant Threatened by Global Warming

by Laura Sinpetru, January 18th, 2013
This plant only grows in the Haleakalā National Park in Hawaii, biologists explain
 

Watch: The Funniest “Cat in a Laundry Basket” Video Ever

This kitten would do anything to lend a helping paw with the laundry
by Laura Sinpetru, January 18th, 2013
 

Online Banking Security Tips from F-Secure Experts

The security firm has launched a video series to answer some all-important questions
by Eduard Kovacs, January 18th, 2013
 

Picture of the Day: Light Pollution Caused by Fracking As Seen from Space

Satellite images made public by NASA show North Dakota's light pollution
by Laura Sinpetru, January 18th, 2013
Titan Shares Something Besides Rain with Earth, Sand Dunes

Titan Shares Something Besides Rain with Earth, Sand Dunes

by Lucian Parfeni, January 18th, 2013
Sand is thought to be responsible for the small number of craters visible on Titan
 

AMD Fights Back and Releases ATI Catalyst 13.1 Driver for Linux

ATI owners have a reason to enjoy their products on Linux, again
by Silviu Stahie, January 18th, 2013
 

11 Hong Kong Schools Found to Expose Details of over 8,500 Students

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data has performed an investigation
by Eduard Kovacs, January 18th, 2013
 

Treason Multiplayer Event Starts in Assassin's Creed 3 Today, January 18

Score as many kills as possible in Wolfpack mode to unlock special rewards
by Andrei Dobra, January 18th, 2013
Google Search Gets Better Handwriting Recognition

Google Search Gets Better Handwriting Recognition

by Lucian Parfeni, January 18th, 2013
Google is making it easier to search on phones and tablets
 

Rhapsody and MetroPCS Unveil New $5 Music Offer

Users can add it to any $40, $50 and $60 monthly smartphone plan
by Ionut Arghire, January 18th, 2013
 

50 Cent Promotes New Fitness Book on The Today

Rapper leads a healthy life, says anyone can with a bit of discipline
by Elena Gorgan, January 18th, 2013
Presence of Trees Reduces Risks of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Diseases

Presence of Trees Reduces Risks of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Diseases

by Laura Sinpetru, January 18th, 2013
New study links trees to better public health, suggests they save lives
 

MLB 13 The Show Has New Diamond Dynasty Mode

The cards are now ready to offer players more information
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 18th, 2013
 

Samsung Galaxy S IV Allegedly Spotted in Benchmarks

The smartphone is expected to be launched in the first half of the year
by Ionut Arghire, January 18th, 2013
 

Manti Te'o Hoax – Girlfriend's “Sister” Claims Her Picture Was Stolen

Someone pretending to be U'ilani Rae Kekua used a photo from another woman's Facebook page
by Raluca Anghel, January 18th, 2013
Linux Lite 1.0.4 Community Feedback Version Released into the Wild

Linux Lite 1.0.4 Community Feedback Version Released into the Wild

by Silviu Stahie, January 18th, 2013
A new version of the Linux Lite distribution is now available for testing
Sleepy Bulldog Puppy Photo Goes Viral on Reddit

Sleepy Bulldog Puppy Photo Goes Viral on Reddit

by Raluca Anghel, January 18th, 2013
The shot was uploaded under thread name “Aaaaaaand Relax”
 

Bungie's Destiny Will Be Showcased at GDC 2013

The studio will talk about how it created Destiny's world at the conference
by Andrei Dobra, January 18th, 2013
 

Robert Wagner Is Not Considered a Suspect in Natalie Wood's Death

Wood's cause of death has been changed from “accident” to “undetermined”
by Raluca Anghel, January 18th, 2013
 

Liz Hurley’s Airport Spat with Journalist Caught on Video

Star tells reporter off to protect fiancé Shane Warne from annoying questions
by Elena Gorgan, January 18th, 2013
Rogers Delays Jelly Bean for Galaxy Note to Late February, RAZR HD Gets It Earlier

Rogers Delays Jelly Bean for Galaxy Note to Late February, RAZR HD Gets It Earlier

by Cosmin Vasile, January 18th, 2013
The carrier has also confirmed that the upgrade for Xperia T will arrive in mid-February
Target Issues Recall for Children's Pajama Sets, Under Flammability Warning

Target Issues Recall for Children's Pajama Sets, Under Flammability Warning

by Raluca Anghel, January 18th, 2013
The “Circo” and “Xhilaration” lines will no longer be available
 

Linus Torvalds Calls US Attorney a Liar in Regard to the Aaron Swartz Case

The Linux creator has criticized the Massachusetts' US Attorney statements
by Silviu Stahie, January 18th, 2013
 

Game of Thrones Ascent Gets Story and Gameplay Details

Gamers will have to pledge allegiance to either Starks or Lannisters
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 18th, 2013
LeAnn Rimes Admits to Suicidal Thoughts During Eddie Cibrian Affair – Video

LeAnn Rimes Admits to Suicidal Thoughts During Eddie Cibrian Affair

by Elena Gorgan, January 18th, 2013
Star opens up on the cheating scandal, says she wishes she could take everything back
 

Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey Come to Blows at American Idol Auditions

First episode of new season brings tears, happiness and some drama for good measure
by Elena Gorgan, January 18th, 2013
 

Cyberpunk 2077 Gets Official Forums, Developers Encourage Speculation

All the feedback offered will be used to improve the game
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 18th, 2013
Diablo 3 Director Moving to a New Blizzard Project
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Diablo 3 Director Moving to a New Blizzard Project

Jay Wilson will no longer lead the development of the role-playing dungeon crawler
by Andrei Dobra, January 18th, 2013
Hotmail Users Lose Emails After Moving to Outlook.com

Hotmail Users Lose Emails After Moving to Outlook.com

by Bogdan Popa, January 18th, 2013
The transition continues, but plenty of users are now reporting a critical bug
 

Watch: Lazaro Arbos Impresses American Idol Judges Despite Stutter

Perhaps one of the most touching auditions ever in the show, Lazaro is already a winner
by Elena Gorgan, January 18th, 2013
 

A Universal Syncing Solution

SyncMate allows you to sync files on your Mac with many remote places
by Octav Fedor, January 18th, 2013
 

HTC Butterfly Arrives in Europe, Russia Gets It First

It is now available for purchase for €690/$925 outright
by Cosmin Vasile, January 18th, 2013
 

LG Announces Optimus G Sales of 1 Million

The vendor will expand this handset’s availability in Q1 2013
by Ionut Arghire, January 18th, 2013
 

Kara DioGuardi Expecting Baby Boy via Gestational Surrogate

Former American Idol judge confirms the happy news after years of fertility issues
by Elena Gorgan, January 18th, 2013
Hottest Day on Record: Temperature in Sydney Hits All-Time High

Hottest Day on Record: Temperature in Sydney Hits All-Time High

by Laura Sinpetru, January 18th, 2013
Temperatures reach 45.8 degrees Celsius, even 46.4 in some places
 

Barney Creator’s Son Arrested for Attempted Murder in Malibu

He allegedly shot a neighbor during an argument over a property-related issue
by Raluca Anghel, January 18th, 2013
 

Chris Christie Slams NRA for Obama Ad

New Jersey Governor says using kids as pawns is “reprehensible”
by Elena Gorgan, January 18th, 2013
 

Brazilian Website Rents Real Fake Facebook Girlfriends

Impressing your friends and being the envy of your enemies has never been easier
by Lucian Parfeni, January 18th, 2013
 

Nokia Releases 3D Printing Docs for Lumia 820 Cases

Enables people to come up with their own, personalized shells for the device
by Ionut Arghire, January 18th, 2013
Coca-Cola Readies to Roll Out “Save the Arctic” Packs

Coca-Cola Readies to Roll Out “Save the Arctic” Packs

by Laura Sinpetru, January 18th, 2013
The Coca-Cola Company and the WWF join hands for new Arctic campaign
 

Betty White Gets Snake as Birthday Present

The boa constrictor was adopted in her name by the Lifeline Program
by Laura Sinpetru, January 18th, 2013
 

“Flexible” iPhone 6 with IGZO Display Could Be Next from Apple, Analyst Suggests

“There is a technology shift happening at Apple,” according to Trip Chowdhry
by Filip Truta, January 18th, 2013
Red October Removal Tool Released by Bitdefender

Red October Removal Tool Released by Bitdefender

by Ionut Ilascu, January 18th, 2013
It does not require installation, targets Red October malware
Halo 2 PC Multiplayer Will Be Shut Down on February 15

Halo 2 PC Multiplayer Will Be Shut Down on February 15

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 18th, 2013
Gamers are encouraged to move to the superior Halo 4
 

Steam Client Gets Updated with Many Big Picture Fixes

Steam Guides is now fully supported by the program
by Andrei Dobra, January 18th, 2013
 

Download Google Chrome 25.0.1364.37 Beta for Android

With a variety of stability and performance improvements
by Ionut Arghire, January 18th, 2013
 

Subway Footlongs 1 Inch (2.54) Shorter, Consumers Angry

A man from Australia posted his measurements on Facebook, and they didn't add up
by Raluca Anghel, January 18th, 2013
 

David Letterman Grills Kim Kardashian on Kris Humphries Marriage

Reality star says “the jokes have to stop” because she’s been married for 2 years
by Elena Gorgan, January 18th, 2013
TeaMp0isoN’s TriCk Is Back, Launches Platform to Help Hackers Test Their Skills Legally

TeaMp0isoN’s TriCk Is Back, Launches Platform to Help Hackers Test Their Skills Legally

by Eduard Kovacs, January 18th, 2013
The former hacktivist has launched a website called illSecure.com
 

Linus Torvalds Releases Linux Kernel 3.8 RC4, Download Now

The development for the 3.8 branch is pushing on with a new Release Candidate
by Silviu Stahie, January 18th, 2013
 

Newton Science Magazine Released on iOS Newsstand, First Issue Free

Digital edition magazine available for download from the iTunes App Store
by Filip Truta, January 18th, 2013
Dog-Hater “Serves” Nails-Spiked Sausages

Dog-Hater “Serves” Nails-Spiked Sausages

by Laura Sinpetru, January 18th, 2013
Police officers in Abergavenny, South Wales are out looking for this animal-hater
 

“Squirrel Appreciation Day” Soon to Come Our Way

This coming Monday, people are encouraged to be thankful for squirrels
by Laura Sinpetru, January 18th, 2013
 

Alleged LG Optimus G Pro Emerges Online (Updated with Photo)

The handset would sport specs previously rumored for Optimus G2
by Ionut Arghire, January 18th, 2013
Skrillex Sets His Hair on Fire at Birthday Party – Video

Skrillex Sets His Hair on Fire at Birthday Party

by Elena Gorgan, January 18th, 2013
Famous DJ parties in Los Angeles, has slight mishap
 

NASA Uses Laser to Send Mona Lisa to the Moon

The image traveled roughly 240,000 miles (386,242.56 kilometers) in digital form
by Laura Sinpetru, January 18th, 2013
 

Calibre 0.9.15 Improves Device Detection on Linux

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

Users Still Not Willing to Abandon Windows XP

Only 20 percent of the businesses agree to migrate to a newer OS
by Bogdan Popa, January 18th, 2013
Poor Windows 8 Sales Performance Causes Trouble for Intel

Poor Windows 8 Sales Performance Causes Trouble for Intel

by Bogdan Popa, January 18th, 2013
Quarterly earnings indicate that Windows 8 did nothing to boost PC sales
 

Rob Lowe Talks Casey Anthony Movie

“Prosecuting Casey Anthony” premieres on Lifetime on January 19
by Elena Gorgan, January 18th, 2013
 

OS X 10.8 Mission Control Lag Fixed on iMac (Late 2012)

The bug seems to crop up only on systems that work overtime
by Filip Truta, January 18th, 2013
Analysts: Nintendo Should Embrace Digital Releases for Wii U

Analysts: Nintendo Should Embrace Digital Releases for Wii U

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 18th, 2013
The company needs to sell more games to improve bottom line