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About 118 articles found for 18 February 2013:

 

Brothers Blow Up House After Lottery Win

Drug-fueled party ends badly for the big winners, but they live to tell the tale
by Elena Gorgan, February 19th, 2013
 

Khloe Kardashian Fired from X Factor US

Report says she won’t return for a second season as co-host
by Elena Gorgan, February 19th, 2013
 

Security App of the Week: Bitdefender Rootkit Remover

A powerful tool that can help you get rid of those nasty threats
by Eduard Kovacs, February 18th, 2013
 

Minute Physics Explains the Universe, All of It

No one actually asks what the "universe" means before trying to explain what it is
by Lucian Parfeni, February 18th, 2013
Air Pollution Fosters Higher Cardiac Arrest Risks

Air Pollution Fosters Higher Cardiac Arrest Risks

by Laura Sinpetru, February 18th, 2013
Study says high levels of air pollution up people's chances of suffering cardiac arrests
 

Download the Modern File Explorer for Windows 8

Here’s the Windows Store version of the classic File Explorer
by Bogdan Popa, February 18th, 2013
 

Boy George Unveils Slimmer Figure at London Fashion Week 2013

Singer is back in shape, credits a program called Freer Nutrition for it
by Elena Gorgan, February 18th, 2013
 

Woman Lets Pony Move into Her Front Room

The pony was supposed to be taken to an abattoir, Jackie Winston-Jones rescued it
by Laura Sinpetru, February 18th, 2013
Hybrid Dandelions Could Soon Be Used to Make Car Tires

Hybrid Dandelions Could Soon Be Used to Make Car Tires

by Laura Sinpetru, February 18th, 2013
Dutch company KeyGene says the idea is quite feasible
 

Groundbreaking Paralysis Treatment to Begin Human Clinical Trials

The treatment has thus far helped paralyzed mice walk, climb stairs, run
by Laura Sinpetru, February 18th, 2013
 

Ubuntu 13.04 Will Have an Incognito Mode, Says Mark Shuttleworth

Canonical has assured its users that it will provide a completely offline experience
by Silviu Stahie, February 18th, 2013
How Kate Upton Prepared for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Cover

How Kate Upton Prepared for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Cover

by Elena Gorgan, February 18th, 2013
Diet cleanse, daily workouts and no carbs: Kate’s trainer tells all about intense routine
 

Watch: Mega-Pod of Dolphins Spotted off the San Diego Coast

The pod was made up of roughly 100,000 dolphins, witnesses say
by Laura Sinpetru, February 18th, 2013
 

Oregon Zoo Welcomes Otter Pup

The adorable baby otter only weighs about 12 ounces
by Laura Sinpetru, February 18th, 2013
Microsoft Starts Sending Out Emails to Tell Users About Messenger’s Retirement

Microsoft Starts Sending Out Emails to Tell Users About Messenger’s Retirement

by Bogdan Popa, February 18th, 2013
The company is now informing users that WLM will be retired in early April
Steroid Rage May Be a Factor in Pistorius Case as Bloody Cricket Bat Is Found

Steroid Rage May Be a Factor in Pistorius Case as Bloody Cricket Bat Is Found

by Raluca Anghel, February 18th, 2013
When paramedics arrived at the scene, the athlete was trying to resuscitate Steenkamp
 

President's Day Brings President-Faced Flash Drives

Mimico puts cartoonish faces of famous presidents on USB sticks
by Sebastian Pop, February 18th, 2013
 

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
 

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
Next-Gen Consoles Cannot Match PC Power, Says Crytek

Next-Gen Consoles Cannot Match PC Power, Says Crytek

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

Watch: Puppies Doing the Harlem Shake Goes Viral

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

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
 

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

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

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

British Art Gallery Holds LOLcats Exhibition

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

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
 

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
 

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

Clash of Clans 3 Gets New Unit Upgrades, Hero Enhancements

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

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
 

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
Linux Kernel 3.7.9 Released with Minor Fixes

Linux Kernel 3.7.9 Released with Minor Fixes

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

Battlefield 3: End Game DLC Maps Get Complete Details

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

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
Two Cheap Alcatel Jelly Bean Handsets Arrive in India

Two Cheap Alcatel Jelly Bean Handsets Arrive in India

by Ionut Arghire, February 18th, 2013
The Alcatel OT 4005D and OT 4010E, both priced under INR 5,000
 

Watch: Alabama Shakes on SNL

Alabama band is the musical guest, puts on an amazing performance
by Elena Gorgan, February 18th, 2013
Git 1.8.2 RC0 Version Control System Is Available for Download

Git 1.8.2 RC0 Version Control System Is Available for Download

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

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

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

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

by Elena Gorgan, February 18th, 2013
Star opens up on her career, fame, family and that Super Bowl power outage
 

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

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

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

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
 

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
Website of Mongolian National Police Hacked by Viru$ Noir

Website of Mongolian National Police Hacked by Viru$ Noir

by Eduard Kovacs, February 18th, 2013
The website has been taken down by its administrators
 

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

Market consolidation is inevitable, the company believes
by Sebastian Pop, 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