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About 131 articles found for 19 December 2012:

 

Planetside 2 Might Move to Consoles, Not the PS3

The platforms benefited from Free Realms and DC Universe Online
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 19th, 2012
 

Bones Grow Inside a Woman's Eye

Unreliable stem cell cosmetics caused this to happen, specialists explain
by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
IBM Buys Litigation Expert StoredIQ

IBM Buys Litigation Expert StoredIQ

by Sebastian Pop, December 19th, 2012
The company will also help maximize usefulness of big data centers
 

Potty-Mouthed Bird Hurls Expletives at Zoo Visitors

Staff decides to isolate the bird, teach it a thing or two about manners
by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
 

THQ Officially Files for Bankruptcy, Is Looking for a Fresh Start

The company will retain its franchises, studios, and current projects
by Andrei Dobra, December 19th, 2012
 

Clean Energy from Tornadoes: Company Gets $300,000 to Research the Idea

Billionaire Peter Thiel believes tornadoes can help promote sustainability
by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
Windows 8 Could Be a Seismic Event for the Industry – UK Retailer

Windows 8 Could Be a Seismic Event for the Industry – UK Retailer

by Bogdan Popa, December 19th, 2012
John Lewis official claims that Windows 8 could boost sales of many industry sectors
 

Ubuntu One Client for Mac OS X Is Officially Available

After two months of Beta testing the client has finally reached maturity!
by Marius Nestor, December 19th, 2012
 

PETA Trashes Lady Gaga's Outfits, Again

The celebrity decided to buy fur, PETA says she must be “out of her mind”
by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
 

Microsoft Surface RT Is the Best Tablet Ever – Best Buy Customers

The device is now available at non-Microsoft retailers, including Best Buy
by Bogdan Popa, December 19th, 2012
Spotlight: Airport in North Carolina Employs 1.9 Million Worms

Spotlight: Airport in North Carolina Employs 1.9 Million Worms

by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
Their only job is to feed on the waste that gets produced at the airport
 

Man Demonstrates The Wrong Way to Clear Snow from a Roof

A funny video shows a man taking a tumble while shoveling snow off his roof
by Raluca Anghel, December 19th, 2012
 

Phanteks U-Type Tower CPU Cooler Launched

It uses P.A.T.S (Physical Antioxidant Thermal Shield) and two fans
by Sebastian Pop, December 19th, 2012
 

“Flying” Crocodile Jumps on Tourist in Australia

Friends on a trip to Australia's Northern Territory come across a crocodile
by Raluca Anghel, December 19th, 2012
 

Nokia Lumia 620 Can Prove a Great Business Smartphone, Nokia Says

It offers great apps, security features, an appealing design and a low price tag
by Ionut Arghire, December 19th, 2012
Dell Provides Better Data Protection by Buying Credant

Dell Provides Better Data Protection by Buying Credant

by Sebastian Pop, December 19th, 2012
Future PCs, cloud systems and enterprise products should be safer to use
 

You Can Save All the Tweets You Ever Made in a Single File Now

Twitter's export feature is now live for some users, more to come
by Lucian Parfeni, December 19th, 2012
 

Intel Core i7 Haswell M Notebook CPUs, the Specifications

A leak reveals information on the April 2013-bound chip series
by Sebastian Pop, December 19th, 2012
 

Watch: Gangnam Greenpeace Style

Environmentalists aboard the Rainbow Warrior join the “Gangnam Style” madness
by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
HP and Dell Windows 8 Atom Tablets Delayed to 2013

HP and Dell Windows 8 Atom Tablets Delayed to 2013

by Sebastian Pop, December 19th, 2012
Driver development problems throw a wrench in well-thought plans
 

Facebook to Add Autoplaying Video Ads to the News Feed

The company wants a piece of the huge TV ad budget pie
by Lucian Parfeni, December 19th, 2012
 

Kodak Finally Sells That Troublesome Set of Patents

Since Apple couldn't prevent the auction, it bought them off instead
by Sebastian Pop, December 19th, 2012
Amazonian Spider Builds Decoy Spiders Which Look Like It

Amazonian Spider Builds Decoy Spiders Which Look Like It

by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
Its goal is to confuse predators, make sure it does not get eaten
 

Global Chip Revenues Deflate in 2012, Analysts Find

CPUs, DRAM chips and NAND Flash memory chips fall short of hopes
by Sebastian Pop, December 19th, 2012
Husky Knows Its Way Around a Horn, Helps Rescue Animals Trapped in a Truck

Husky Knows Its Way Around a Horn, Helps Rescue Animals Trapped in a Truck

by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
This hero dog alerted the police by honking the horn of a vehicle it was trapped in
 

Megan Fox Thought She Was Pregnant with a Vampire Baby

Actress talks to Jay Leno about being a first-time mom, recalls painful birth
by Elena Gorgan, December 19th, 2012
 

Samsung Won't Risk Increasing Notebook Plans in 2013

The company won't enlist manufacturers for extra deliveries
by Sebastian Pop, December 19th, 2012
 

Golden Eagle Tries to Snatch Toddler – The Video May Be Fake

Watch this clip in slow motion, paying attention to the kid's movements
by Raluca Anghel, December 19th, 2012
UK Carriers Will Launch BlackBerry 10 Devices in Early 2013

UK Carriers Will Launch BlackBerry 10 Devices in Early 2013

by Ionut Arghire, December 19th, 2012
All major operators in the country confirmed plans to launch BB10 smartphones
 

Project Azalea – Apple’s Top Secret Chip Fab Potentially Confirmed

Sources in Oregon suggest Apple may start producing its own iPhone chips
by Filip Truta, December 19th, 2012
 

Samsung Galaxy Camera Sells Online Through TELUS

The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean photo and video shooter extends its availability
by Sebastian Pop, December 19th, 2012
It's Official: Ramses III Had His Throat Slit by a Vicious Assassin

It's Official: Ramses III Had His Throat Slit by a Vicious Assassin

by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
His wife and son were the ones who plotted and carried out the murder, experts believe
 

The Elder Scrolls Online Gets Dreugh Creation Details

Ebonheart Pact players will meet them first in the MMO
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 19th, 2012
 

Watch: Thousands of Baby Turtles Are Released into a River

These tiny turtles will eventually grow to be one meter (about 3.2 feet) in length
by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
NEC and Interpol Team Up to Enhance Cyber Security

NEC and Interpol Team Up to Enhance Cyber Security

by Eduard Kovacs, December 19th, 2012
NEC will provide human and technical resources worth 7.6 million EUR ($10 million)
 

Mysterious White Substance Keeps Building Up Around the Deepwater Horizon Rig

Researchers working with the US Coast Guard cannot figure out what this substance is
by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
Android 4.1.1 Rolling Out Again for Galaxy S III at Vodafone Australia

Android 4.1.1 Rolling Out Again for Galaxy S III at Vodafone Australia

by Ionut Arghire, December 19th, 2012
It should arrive on all devices in the next two weeks
 

Today in History: Christina Aguilera Is 32

Singer, actress, television personality, mother and role model, XTina has done it all
by Elena Gorgan, December 19th, 2012
 

Meet the Most Easily Scared Man in the World

Norwegian man Basse Anderson gets scared even if you throw a plastic toy at him
by Raluca Anghel, December 19th, 2012
Ranger Ambushed and Murdered in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Ranger Ambushed and Murdered in the Democratic Republic of Congo

by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
The Chief Warden of the Upemba National Park was brutally killed by Mai-Mai militia
 

Enlightenment E17 OMEGA 12 Officially Released, Final Version to Follow Soon

The final version of this desktop environment could be available by the end of 2012
by Silviu Stahie, December 19th, 2012
 

Many Refused to Download iOS 6 Until Google Maps Arrived

MoPub noticed a 30 percent increase in unique iOS 6 users in five days
by Filip Truta, December 19th, 2012
Truly Ergonomic Keyboard Released, Has Mechanical Switches

Truly Ergonomic Keyboard Released, Has Mechanical Switches

by Sebastian Pop, December 19th, 2012
Despite being launched in Japan, the product has an English-QWERTY layout
 

Haribo Wins in Gummy Bear Battle Against Lindt Chocolate Teddy

Chocolate makers Lindt & Sprüngli, from Switzerland, allegedly copied their Gummy Bear
by Raluca Anghel, December 19th, 2012
 

Mercy Also Present in the 2012 Kardashian Christmas Card

“Kardashian poem” inside the card also mentions the kitten
by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
 

Kris Jenner Staying Married to Bruce for Money

Star won’t divorce because “showbiz comes first,” says unconfirmed report
by Elena Gorgan, December 19th, 2012
 

1000-Year-Old “Alien” Skulls Found in Mexican Cemetery

These peculiarly looking skulls shed new light on the practice of binding heads
by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
Beauty Queen Sheena Monnin Owes $5 Million (€3.77 Million) to Donald Trump

Beauty Queen Sheena Monnin Owes $5 Million (€3.77 Million) to Donald Trump

by Elena Gorgan, December 19th, 2012
Arbitrator rules claims Miss Universe was rigged were “defamatory”
 

Xbox Live Countdown to 2013 Sale Officially Revealed

Lots of games-on-demand titles and plenty of downloadable ones are getting price cuts
by Andrei Dobra, December 19th, 2012
 

Nevada Loner Leaves $7.4 million (€5.6M) in Gold to Distant Cousin

Gold coins were found hidden in a man's house, and they needed a wheelbarrow to transport
by Raluca Anghel, December 19th, 2012
 

AMD Pulls Auto-Update from Catalyst Graphics Drivers in 2013

Owners of AMD graphics cards will have to become more proactive
by Sebastian Pop, December 19th, 2012
Apple’s High-End iMacs Won’t Run Windows 8 in Boot Camp

Apple’s High-End iMacs Won’t Run Windows 8 in Boot Camp

by Filip Truta, December 19th, 2012
3TB Fusion Drives are to blame, but Apple suggests the issue will be fixed
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Notebook Demand Will Be Weak in Early 2013 No Matter What Anyone Does

Due to a number of factors, people just won't be so eager to buy them
by Sebastian Pop, December 19th, 2012
 

LG Launches IPS Monitors with 2560 x 1440 Resolution

Since Full HD has nothing special to offer anymore, display makers are moving up
by Sebastian Pop, December 19th, 2012
 

Rihanna Brings “Diamonds” to The Voice Finale

Pop princess is also among the acts to perform on the final show of season 3
by Elena Gorgan, December 19th, 2012
Watch: Golden Eagle Tries to Snatch Kid in a Park

Watch: Golden Eagle Tries to Snatch Kid in a Park

by Raluca Anghel, December 19th, 2012
An eagle swerves towards a family sitting in a park in Montreal, Canada
 

Apple Now Tracking 1 Million Supply Chain Workers

Cupertino now follows weekly supplier data for over a million employees overseas
by Filip Truta, December 19th, 2012
 

Extinct Whale Found: Pygmy Whales Are “Living Fossils”

The elusive pygmy whale is actually the last of an ancient group of marine mammals
by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
 

17 Dead in Prison Break Attempt in Durango, Mexico

Eleven inmates and seven guards lose their lives as guards stop an escape
by Raluca Anghel, December 19th, 2012
 

Study Finds Lead in Shopping Bags

Solid-colored shopping bags might pose risks to public health, new report states
by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
Watch: Kelly Clarkson Performs on The Voice Season 3 Finale

Watch: Kelly Clarkson Performs on The Voice Season 3 Finale

by Elena Gorgan, December 19th, 2012
Singer puts on an amazing show, with some help from Team Blake
 

Coal Museum Gets Electricity from Solar Panels

The “Big Pit” National Coal Museum in the UK is powered by renewables
by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
Samsung Claims the Top Spot on the Mobile Phone Market

Samsung Claims the Top Spot on the Mobile Phone Market

by Ionut Arghire, December 19th, 2012
Nokia drops to the second position worldwide for the first time in 14 years
 

L.A. Boy Suffering Abuse by Teacher Is Awarded $6.9M (€5.2M)

A 14-year-old was abused by an L.A. Unified teacher when he was 10 years old
by Raluca Anghel, December 19th, 2012
 

Bittorent Client Vuze 4.8.1.2 Brings New Options

The application is now capable of detecting if the users is running a VPN connection
by Silviu Stahie, December 19th, 2012
 

Microsoft Touts 50 Display Languages in Windows Phone 8

The platform features various optimizations for local use in some countries
by Ionut Arghire, December 19th, 2012
Planetside 2’s Cheaters Will Get Virtual Tar and Feather Treatment

Planetside 2’s Cheaters Will Get Virtual Tar and Feather Treatment

by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 19th, 2012
New mechanisms will be introduced to reduce their impact
 

10-Inch Nokia Windows RT Tablet Being Prepared for MWC 2013

The tablet probably won't have the same hardware scheme as Nokia's first idea
by Sebastian Pop, December 19th, 2012
Microsoft Sued for “Corporate Torture”

Microsoft Sued for “Corporate Torture”

by Bogdan Popa, December 19th, 2012
Former employee claims Microsoft is “intentionally hurting you mentally”
Download OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion Build 12D43 – Developer News
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Download OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion Build 12D43 – Developer News

Developers handed new beta with few focus areas and no known issues
by Filip Truta, December 19th, 2012
 

openSUSE 12.3 Milestone 2 Has KDE 4.10

The distro also features GNOME 3.6.3 and LibreOffice 3.6.3
by Marius Nestor, December 19th, 2012
Ke$ha Song “Die Young” Pulled off Radio After Newtown Shooting

Ke$ha Song “Die Young” Pulled off Radio After Newtown Shooting

by Elena Gorgan, December 19th, 2012
Radio stations across the US refuse to air new single from Ke$ha’s album
 

Faster and Redesigned Bing Image Search Officially Launched

The company has just updated its image search service with a new UI and more tools
by Bogdan Popa, December 19th, 2012
 

How to Fix RAW Photo Compatibility in Aperture 3

Aperture may not recognize some formats despite installing the necessary update
by Filip Truta, December 19th, 2012
 

Tim Schafer Wants Home Consoles to Open Up

The developer wants to see a Steam-like distribution system
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 19th, 2012
 

Pikmin Initially Used Creatures as Weapons, Says Miyamoto

The new game will introduce new types of creatures
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 19th, 2012