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About 125 articles found for 21 January 2013:

 

Samsung GALAXY Grand Landing in India on January 22

The smartphone will ship with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean onboard
by Cosmin Vasile, January 22nd, 2013
 

Gabriel Knight Creator Says Stories Drive Adventure Game Success

Puzzle design and interesting characters are also important
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 21st, 2013
AlienVault and Kaspersky Help Organizations Neutralize Red October Attack

AlienVault and Kaspersky Help Organizations Neutralize Red October Attack

by Eduard Kovacs, January 21st, 2013
The companies have released a whitepaper that details the cyber espionage campaign
 

City of Angels Camp Website Hacked and Defaced

The hacker has breached several government sites over the past few days
by Eduard Kovacs, January 21st, 2013
 

New Type of Volcanic Eruption Pinned Down by Researchers

Underwater volcanoes can erupt in ways undocumented up until now
by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2013
Volume of Spam Decreased in 2012 Because of Anti-Spam Protection, Kaspersky Says

Volume of Spam Decreased in 2012 Because of Anti-Spam Protection, Kaspersky Says

by Eduard Kovacs, January 21st, 2013
The security firm has released the "Spam Evolution 2012" report
 

Study Links Loneliness to Poor Health

Being lonely for a long time impacts on one's immune system
by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2013
 

Green Tip: Use Coffee, Bread and Mushrooms to Make Meat

Once mixed, these three flavors taste almost identically to chicken
by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2013
 

Func Launches Black Rubber-Coated Gaming Mouse

Called Func MS-3, the peripheral has adjustable sensitivity and upgradeable firmware
by Sebastian Pop, January 21st, 2013
UnionBank of the Philippines Customers Warned About Phishing Scam

UnionBank of the Philippines Customers Warned About Phishing Scam

by Eduard Kovacs, January 21st, 2013
The campaign is dangerous because many users have linked their banking accounts to PayPal
 

Webmail Phishing Scam: Your Email Needs to Be Reset Immediately

Access to corporate email accounts is highly useful for a targeted attack
by Eduard Kovacs, January 21st, 2013
 

Watch: Tigers Take Down Frosty the Snowman and His Entire Family

The cold weather is no excuse for the tigers not to continue playing as they usually do
by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2013
 

Xperia Z Comes with Free Sony SRS-BTV5 Wireless Speaker in the UK

The handset is available for pre-order at Clove UK for less than before
by Ionut Arghire, January 21st, 2013
Mega's Client-Side Encryption Key Is Actually Stored Online

Mega's Client-Side Encryption Key Is Actually Stored Online

by Lucian Parfeni, January 21st, 2013
Less secure than it could have been, but more convenient
 

The Onion's Fake NRA Message Speaks of Gun Control While on a Shooting Spree

The group takes on the NRA for their “you need guns to stop bad guys with guns” policy
by Raluca Anghel, January 21st, 2013
 

39% of US Adults Will Replace TVs with Tablets and New Media

Ideas that were absurd a couple of years ago are now appealing
by Sebastian Pop, January 21st, 2013
 

Marvel Heroes Cost Comparable to World of Warcraft, League of Legends

The Ultimate Pack offers more value than the cover cost
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 21st, 2013
Red October Could Be the Work of Sophisticated Hackers Catering to Secret Services

Red October Could Be the Work of Sophisticated Hackers Catering to Secret Services

by Eduard Kovacs, January 21st, 2013
Mikko Hypponen and Eugene Kaspersky share some insight on Red October at DLD
 

Khloe Kardashian Says She’s Happy If She’s a Little Heavier

Reality star says she’s done with diets, won’t even try conforming anymore
by Elena Gorgan, January 21st, 2013
 

UHDTVs Will Only Sell from Third Quarter Onwards

The 4K resolution won't be on the market all that quickly
by Sebastian Pop, January 21st, 2013
 

“Gutted” Teaser Trailer: God Sure Works in Mysterious Ways

New indie drama takes a peep at the lucrative market of organ trading
by Elena Gorgan, January 21st, 2013
 

Connecticut Governor Says Video Games Destigmatize Violence

Calls on mayors to pay more attention to the issue of violent games
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 21st, 2013
Huge Final Fantasy Sale Begins on PAL PS Store on January 23

Huge Final Fantasy Sale Begins on PAL PS Store on January 23

by Andrei Dobra, January 21st, 2013
Big price cuts are available for classic Final Fantasy games for PS3, PS Vita, and PSP
 

Nvidia Releases New Linux Certified Display Driver 310.32, Download Now

Just a few days after AMD released a major update, Nvidia launches a new certified driver
by Silviu Stahie, January 21st, 2013
 

Man Drags Shark Away Before It Can Attack in Australia

The father-of-three grabbed the Dusky Whaler shark and pulled it away from the beach
by Raluca Anghel, January 21st, 2013
 

Chinese-Embassy.com Hacked by “Indonesian Defacer”

All of the site's webpages have been replaced with a defacement page
by Eduard Kovacs, January 21st, 2013
Anti-Piracy Group Already Trying to Take Down Mega, the MegaUpload Successor

Anti-Piracy Group Already Trying to Take Down Mega, the MegaUpload Successor

by Lucian Parfeni, January 21st, 2013
Mega has barely been live for a day and the threats start coming
 

Woman Loses Legs and Fingers After Being Bitten by the Family's Dog

Common bacterium in the animal's saliva leaves doctors with no choice except amputate
by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2013
 

ULR Leader Joseph Kony's Chief Bodyguard Killed

The UPDF has recovered 200 children and women abducted by the LRA, in the last six months
by Raluca Anghel, January 21st, 2013
 

NVIDIA GeForce Titan GK110 Graphics Card Set for February Release

The chip used in supercomputer Tesla cards will dominate the consumer segment
by Sebastian Pop, January 21st, 2013
Jimmy Kimmel Pranks People About Obama Inauguration – Video

Jimmy Kimmel Pranks People About Obama Inauguration

by Elena Gorgan, January 21st, 2013
Pedestrians on Hollywood Blvd. have a very vivid imagination
 

Tomb Raider Achievements Revealed

See the achievements and trophies that are included in the upcoming reboot
by Andrei Dobra, January 21st, 2013
4th Generation Intel Haswell CPUs Set for Computex 2013 Launch

4th Generation Intel Haswell CPUs Set for Computex 2013 Launch

by Sebastian Pop, January 21st, 2013
The new line of Core-series CPUs will debut during June, not sooner
 

Mathematician Says Current BMI Formula Is Flawed, Rolls Out New One

Short people are fatter than they think, tall ones are thinner than previously assumed
by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2013
 

RIM Re-Brands BlackBerry App World, Adds Music and Videos to It

Called BlackBerry World, it will become a one-stop entertainment hub for users
by Ionut Arghire, January 21st, 2013
NY United Plane Blows Tires, Veers Off Runway in Newark, New Jersey

NY United Plane Blows Tires, Veers Off Runway in Newark, New Jersey

by Raluca Anghel, January 21st, 2013
The 13 people on the plane have not been injured during the landing
 

Justin Bieber’s Mom Patti Mallette Is Producing Anti-Abortion Film, “Crescendo”

Project will raise money for the CPCs, pop star is reportedly displeased
by Elena Gorgan, January 21st, 2013
 

Mike the Murasoi: Fish Contains 2540 Times the Legal Limit for Radiation

Surprisingly, this so-called Fukushima fish displays no physical abnormalities
by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2013
Blaq 1.8.6 for BlackBerry PlayBook Brings New Features, Various Fixes

Blaq 1.8.6 for BlackBerry PlayBook Brings New Features, Various Fixes

by Ionut Arghire, January 21st, 2013
Various UI changes were included, along with performance enhancements
 

Nokia Lumia 920 Coming Soon to Israel

The smartphone is expected to arrive on January 26
by Cosmin Vasile, January 21st, 2013
Opportunity Can't Move Its Arm Much, Only Drives Backwards, Celebrates Its 10th Year on Mars

Opportunity Can't Move Its Arm Much, Only Drives Backwards, Celebrates Its 10th Year on Mars

by Lucian Parfeni, January 21st, 2013
The rover has been on Mars for 10 years, doing science all this time
 

Failure to Report SimCity Beta Bugs Could Lead to Bans

The publisher wants gamers to fulfill their responsibilities
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 21st, 2013
 

Watch: Possibly Biggest Chicken Egg in the World Holds Another Egg

Check out the egg Inception, or egg-within-an-egg phenomenon, and find out what causes it
by Raluca Anghel, January 21st, 2013
Wikipedia Fully Migrates to New Data Center for Better Speed and Reliability

Wikipedia Fully Migrates to New Data Center for Better Speed and Reliability

by Lucian Parfeni, January 21st, 2013
The new data center is now capable of handling all traffic by itself
 

Justin Bieber Moons Fans in Instagram Photo

Star accidentally tweets revealing photo, takes it down almost immediately
by Elena Gorgan, January 21st, 2013
Iconic Publisher Atari Files for Bankruptcy

Iconic Publisher Atari Files for Bankruptcy

by Andrei Dobra, January 21st, 2013
The company might be forced to sell all of its properties, including Pong or Asteroids
 

Red Panda Cub Is Born in New Zealand

Zoo keepers say this adorable cub is of utmost importance for the survival of the species
by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2013
 

Leonardo DiCaprio Announces Break from Acting

Star says he’s tired, wants to take some time off – indefinitely
by Elena Gorgan, January 21st, 2013
 

Katy Perry Wows in Patriotic Outfit at Obama Inauguration Concert

Singer performs some of her biggest hits, entertains the kids
by Elena Gorgan, January 21st, 2013
Canadian Student Expelled After Finding Critical Flaw in Software Used by Colleges

Canadian Student Expelled After Finding Critical Flaw in Software Used by Colleges

by Eduard Kovacs, January 21st, 2013
The vulnerability exposed the details of 250,000 students
 

“It Was Crazy ... But I'm Innocent” – Manti Te'o Speaks About the Hoax

Te'o told the press and those close to him that he had met his girlfriend in person
by Raluca Anghel, January 21st, 2013
Sony Launches Xperia Tablet Z with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and 10.1-Inch Screen

Sony Launches Xperia Tablet Z with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and 10.1-Inch Screen

by Sebastian Pop, January 21st, 2013
The quad-core device features LTE, NFC and advanced audio
 

Intel: “PC” No Longer Means the Same Thing

The world will soon consider tablets another type of computer
by Sebastian Pop, January 21st, 2013
 

Users Ask Microsoft to Launch Custom Emoticons and Winks for Skype

These could be the features users would miss the most after WLM’s retirement
by Bogdan Popa, January 21st, 2013
Future Mother of Cloned Neanderthal Man Sought After by Harvard Geneticist

Future Mother of Cloned Neanderthal Man Sought After by Harvard Geneticist

by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2013
Professor G. Church says the closest relative of modern humans might soon walk amongst us
 

Next-Gen iPhone Production Will Be Handled Almost Entirely by Foxconn [China Times]

Hon Hai Precision scores near-exclusive assembly deal for next-gen iPhones, reports say
by Filip Truta, January 21st, 2013
 

Mega Hits 1 Million Users in Less than a Day, Crippling Performance

The site proved a huge success, so much so that demand is much greater than expected
by Lucian Parfeni, January 21st, 2013
 

Legend of Grimrock Developer Teases New Project

The team says that the future of the company is secure
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 21st, 2013
January 21 Dubbed Most Depressing Day of the Year 2013

January 21 Dubbed Most Depressing Day of the Year 2013

by Raluca Anghel, January 21st, 2013
Bad weather, low motivation and debt levels may lead to low morale
 

Hoax Alert: Sylvester Stallone Dies in Snowboard Accident

The Global Associated News site is once again used to spread fake rumors
by Eduard Kovacs, January 21st, 2013
Blizzard Will Continue Improving Diablo 3, Former Director Says

Blizzard Will Continue Improving Diablo 3, Former Director Says

by Andrei Dobra, January 21st, 2013
New patches and updates will enhance the game's features
 

iPhone 7 Already on Apple’s Roadmap, Says China

Sketchy rumor says Apple will launch not one, not two, but three iPhones this year
by Filip Truta, January 21st, 2013
2011 Japan Tsunami Blamed for Spike in the Number of Seizures

2011 Japan Tsunami Blamed for Spike in the Number of Seizures

by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2013
Life-threatening situations up the risk of seizures, study says
Intel Releases Prices for Low-Cost 22nm Ivy Bridge CPUs
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Intel Releases Prices for Low-Cost 22nm Ivy Bridge CPUs

The Celeron and Pentium-series CPUs will be released this quarter
by Sebastian Pop, January 21st, 2013
 

Gnome 3.7.4 Officially Launched, Features Search Anywhere Function

A new function that will help heavy keyboard users has been implemented
by Silviu Stahie, January 21st, 2013
 

Windows Phone 7.8 Confirmed Once Again for January 31 for “Some Phones”

Windows Phone Colombia announced the roll-out would start at the end of the month
by Cosmin Vasile, January 21st, 2013