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About 125 articles found for 21 February 2013:

Spam Alert: We Are Factory of Computers from China

Spam Alert: We Are Factory of Computers from China

by Eduard Kovacs, February 21st, 2013
Kaspersky details an interesting spam campaign in its January report
 

Ad Asks People How They Feel About Being Probed by Aliens

The ad is to be unveiled during the International UFO Congress Convention & Film Festival
by Laura Sinpetru, February 21st, 2013
 

Lindsay Lohan Ruins $1,750 (€1,327) Borrowed Designer Dress

She partied so hard at charity gala, she ended with half a dress by the end of the night
by Elena Gorgan, February 21st, 2013
 

Watch: Wild Tiger Cubs Caught on Camera in the Indian Jungle

The cubs are so young they can barely walk, their mother trails their every step
by Laura Sinpetru, February 21st, 2013
Winery Takes to Aging Wine at the Bottom of the Ocean

Winery Takes to Aging Wine at the Bottom of the Ocean

by Laura Sinpetru, February 21st, 2013
On Wednesday, 4 cases of Cabernet Sauvignon were sent to the bottom of Charleston Harbor
 

Viral of the Day: Gollum Sings “Les Miserables” Song

If Gollum had been in the film, he would have stolen Anne Hathaway’s thunder completely
by Elena Gorgan, February 21st, 2013
 

NASA Captures a Rare and Spectacular Event, Rain on the Sun

One solar eruption generated solar flares, mass ejections and coronal rain
by Lucian Parfeni, February 21st, 2013
Ubuntu for Phones Officially Released by Canonical

Ubuntu for Phones Officially Released by Canonical

by Silviu Stahie, February 21st, 2013
The complete name is Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview
 

Learn How to Dance the Original Harlem Shake - Video

The dance was debuted in Harlem in the early '80s, and does not resemble the viral version
by Raluca Anghel, February 21st, 2013
 

What We Missed at the PlayStation 4 Reveal Event

Sony failed to talk about price, Uncharted, mention Electronic Arts
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 21st, 2013
 

ST-Ericsson to Showcase 3GHz eQuad NovaThor L8580 Chip at MWC 2013

The fastest phone processor in the world, though still power-efficient
by Ionut Arghire, February 21st, 2013
 

Verizon Details Software Update for Windows Phone 8X by HTC

It lists various connectivity enhancements next to messaging improvements
by Ionut Arghire, February 21st, 2013
Landlord Whipped Tenant for Being Late on His Rent

Landlord Whipped Tenant for Being Late on His Rent

by Raluca Anghel, February 21st, 2013
A Waynesville community leader is facing assault charges
 

Ashley Judd May Run for Senate for the Democratic Party

The actress met with the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC)
by Raluca Anghel, February 21st, 2013
 

Apple’s iWatch Could Sell in the Millions, ABI Forecasts

Research firm estimates 485 million wearable computer shipments by 2018
by Filip Truta, February 21st, 2013
$16M (€12.13M) Texas Lottery Ticket Sold in Fort Worth, Winner Unknown

$16M (€12.13M) Texas Lottery Ticket Sold in Fort Worth, Winner Unknown

by Raluca Anghel, February 21st, 2013
The winning numbers are 8, 14, 27, 30, 47 and 51
 

Government Approves of Samsung's Galaxy Camera (Wi-Fi)

The device has been approved by the FCC at last, not that anything new was revealed
by Sebastian Pop, February 21st, 2013
 

Watch: Monster Goldfish Are Breeding in Lake Tahoe

Aquarium dumping is held accountable for the emergence of these giant fish
by Laura Sinpetru, February 21st, 2013
 

New 1.8-Inch SSD Released, Uses SAS Connectivity for 500 MB/s Speed

The solid-state drive has been launched by SMART Storage Systems
by Sebastian Pop, February 21st, 2013
 

Jessica Simpson Will Name Second Baby Ace Johnson

Star and fiancé have already picked out a name for their second bundle of joy
by Elena Gorgan, February 21st, 2013
SOCA Targets Thousands of Members of Online Crime Websites

SOCA Targets Thousands of Members of Online Crime Websites

by Eduard Kovacs, February 21st, 2013
The agency hasn't provided any figures, but it says individuals have already been arrested
 

Lian Li Releases PC-9N Mid-Tower Chassis

It handles ATX and micro-ATX motherboards and has good cooling
by Sebastian Pop, February 21st, 2013
 

Fat-Burning Pills Kill 18-Year-Old Nicknamed Mr. Muscles

Fitness enthusiast Sarmad Alladin dies after taking too many bodybuilding pills
by Laura Sinpetru, February 21st, 2013
Woman Catches Cheating Boyfriend on Russian Google Maps Version

Woman Catches Cheating Boyfriend on Russian Google Maps Version

by Raluca Anghel, February 21st, 2013
Yandex Maps helps a woman realize that her boyfriend is unfaithful
 

Passengers Smash Windows on Bus to Escape Drowning

A bus driver in Turkey smashed into a water pipe line, flooding the bus
by Raluca Anghel, February 21st, 2013
U.S. Marines Drink Cobra Blood During Military Exercise - Video

U.S. Marines Drink Cobra Blood During Military Exercise - Video

by Raluca Anghel, February 21st, 2013
Soldiers chop snakes' heads off and drink their blood
 

The Witcher 3 Confirmed for PlayStation 4 in 2014

The next-gen RPG will appear on the next-gen console from Sony, as well as on PC
by Andrei Dobra, February 21st, 2013
 

Scarlett Johansson Probably Engaged to Journalist Romain Dauriac

Actress is photographed with new diamond ring, the tabloids are having a field day
by Elena Gorgan, February 21st, 2013
 

January Brings 10.4% Drop in Large Display Sales

The total volume was of 65.16 million units, quite a letdown really
by Sebastian Pop, February 21st, 2013
Video Conferencing Software Ekiga 4.0.1 Fixes Multiple Crashes

Video Conferencing Software Ekiga 4.0.1 Fixes Multiple Crashes

by Silviu Stahie, February 21st, 2013
The latest version of Ekiga can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

Scientists Explain Why Women Talk More Than Men

Women use an additional 13,000 words on a daily basis, specialists say
by Laura Sinpetru, February 21st, 2013
This Could Be Apple’s iWatch

This Could Be Apple’s iWatch

by Filip Truta, February 21st, 2013
Patent filing describes “wearable video device arranged to be worn by an end-user”
 

Researchers Invent Storage Technology That Uses Sound

It enhances magnetic storage media, like hard disk drives and credit cards
by Sebastian Pop, February 21st, 2013
 

Sleek and Black Bluetooth Soundbars Released by Orbitsound

The audio output devices have the ability to detect the song last played on a gadget
by Sebastian Pop, February 21st, 2013
Greenlight to Discuss Apple’s Capital Allocation Strategy Publicly Today

Greenlight to Discuss Apple’s Capital Allocation Strategy Publicly Today

by Filip Truta, February 21st, 2013
Urges shareholders to vote against Apple’s attempt to amend charter
 

Huawei’s Stream X GL07S Goes Official in Japan

It will arrive on shelves on March 7 with support for LTE networks
by Ionut Arghire, February 21st, 2013
Mindy McCready Risked Losing Both Her Sons Before She Killed Herself

Mindy McCready Risked Losing Both Her Sons Before She Killed Herself

by Elena Gorgan, February 21st, 2013
Report: troubled singer was facing the dreadful prospect of losing the boys to her mom
 

Analyst: PlayStation 4 Needs to Launch Before the Xbox 720

Sony will capture the momentum of the next generation of consoles
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 21st, 2013
Brit Awards 2013: Adele Rips Producers in Acceptance Speech – Video

Brit Awards 2013: Adele Rips Producers in Acceptance Speech

by Elena Gorgan, February 21st, 2013
“Skyfall” wins Best Single, Adele is cute and funny in her speech
 

Diablo 3 Coming to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, Blizzard Confirms

The dungeon-crawling RPG is coming to consoles and you can check out the first screenshots
by Andrei Dobra, February 21st, 2013
 

Samsung Smart TVs Now Learn What You Like

TV Discovery technology will suggest potentially interesting programs
by Sebastian Pop, February 21st, 2013
 

Brit Awards 2013: Producers Keep Taylor Swift, Harry Styles Apart

Efforts were made to prevent the two from crossing paths at the music awards
by Elena Gorgan, February 21st, 2013
 

Man Adopts His Own Basset Hound 10 Years After Parting with Her

Carpentier lost his dog in a divorce settlement, eventually found her in a shelter
by Laura Sinpetru, February 21st, 2013
As Expected, EK Releases GeForce GTX Titan Waterblock

As Expected, EK Releases GeForce GTX Titan Waterblock

by Sebastian Pop, February 21st, 2013
The water cooling implement will eagerly chill the GPU, RAM and VRM
 

Google Drive Debuts New Lightbox Previewer for 30 File Types

The new preview window makes it easier to search for the file you want
by Lucian Parfeni, February 21st, 2013
 

Watch: Hilarious “What If Wild Animals Ate Fast Food” Video

The video is meant to teach people all about the consequences of having a poor diet
by Laura Sinpetru, February 21st, 2013
Brit Awards 2013: One Direction Rocks the Stage with Live Performance – Video

Brit Awards 2013: One Direction Rocks the Stage with Live Performance

by Elena Gorgan, February 21st, 2013
Boys do “One Way or Another (Teenage Kicks),” thrill fans
 

New Energy-Efficient, Secure SSD Products Released by Greenliant

They are embedded solid-state drives made from MLC NAND Flash memory
by Sebastian Pop, February 21st, 2013
 

Devastating Winter Storm to Hit Midwest US This Thursday

The storm has already made one victim in Oklahoma, official reports say
by Laura Sinpetru, February 21st, 2013
Curiosity Has Successfully Retrieved a Mars Rock Sample, a Historic Milestone

Curiosity Has Successfully Retrieved a Mars Rock Sample, a Historic Milestone

by Lucian Parfeni, February 21st, 2013
This is the first time a rover has retrieved material from below the surface of a planet
 

3D Creation Suite Blender 2.66 Is Available for Download

The latest version of Blender can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, February 21st, 2013
 

Razer Releases StarCraft II Keyboard and Mouse As Zergs Prepare to Swarm

The gaming hardware was made to inaugurate StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm
by Sebastian Pop, February 21st, 2013
 

iPhone Dev SDK: We Learned from the Press That We Were Hacked

Experts analyze the watering hole attack launched against Facebook, Twitter and Apple
by Eduard Kovacs, February 21st, 2013
 

Brit Awards 2013: The Winners

One Direction gets recognition for global success, loses in Best Band category
by Elena Gorgan, February 21st, 2013
Google Said to Be Building a Touchscreen Chromebook, the Timing Is Right

Google Said to Be Building a Touchscreen Chromebook, the Timing Is Right

by Lucian Parfeni, February 21st, 2013
There have been several clues and the rumor looks solid now
 

Dolphins Have Names, Call Each Other by Them

These marine mammals call names when looking for certain individuals, study says
by Laura Sinpetru, February 21st, 2013
 

It Still Feels “Weird” Without Steve Jobs, Says Apple Board Chairman

Art Levinson admits he misses the visionary genius when he walks into meetings
by Filip Truta, February 21st, 2013
 

Mark Hamill Confirms He’s Returning for “Star Wars VII”

Original Luke Skywalker would make at least a small cameo in J.J. Abrams’ new film
by Elena Gorgan, February 21st, 2013
 

Woman Fired for Voting to Elect Obama Sues Employer

The former employee is taking legal action against defense contractor Q-Mark
by Raluca Anghel, February 21st, 2013
 

Nikon 24.1 MP DSLR Camera Is Weather Sealed

It has a professional processing engine and will be available in March 2013
by Sebastian Pop, February 21st, 2013
Adobe Updates Reader X, XI and 9.5.3 to Address Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

Adobe Updates Reader X, XI and 9.5.3 to Address Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

by Eduard Kovacs, February 21st, 2013
Customers must install the updates immediately because the flaws are exploited in the wild
 

Florida Man Arrested for Harassing Baby Manatee

Ryan William Waterman claims he had no idea he was doing something wrong
by Laura Sinpetru, February 21st, 2013
 

Nearly Frozen Baby Is Revived After Being Declared Dead by Medical Staff

The child has been born on a sidewalk in the freezing Toronto weather
by Raluca Anghel, February 21st, 2013
Infamous: Second Son for PS4 Gets First Details, Video

Infamous: Second Son for PS4 Gets First Details, Video

by Andrei Dobra, February 21st, 2013
A new protagonist with fresh powers will star in the PlayStation 4 exclusive title
 

Brit Awards 2013: Taylor Swift Disrobes in Mid-Performance

Singer performs “I Knew You Were Trouble,” puts on a spectacular show
by Elena Gorgan, February 21st, 2013
 

Scientists Find Smallest Planet Beyond Our Solar System

The planet is about one third the size of the Earth, even smaller than Mercury
by Laura Sinpetru, February 21st, 2013
Couple Finds $11,000 (€8,300) on the Golden Gate Bridge, Returns It

Couple Finds $11,000 (€8,300) on the Golden Gate Bridge, Returns It

by Raluca Anghel, February 21st, 2013
They also recovered a camera and credit cards from an unattended bag
 

Bob Beckel, Fox News Co-Anchor, Under Fire for Date Rape Remark

Beckel is criticized for questioning the number of cases of date rape on campus
by Elena Gorgan, February 21st, 2013
 

Kellogg's Issues Special K Cereal Recall, Warns About Glass Shards in Packages

The company asks that people check any packages they might have in their homes
by Laura Sinpetru, February 21st, 2013