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About 132 articles found for 22 January 2013:

 

A Day in the Life of the Venus Express

Venus is the closest planet to Earth, but is still very much a mystery
by Lucian Parfeni, January 23rd, 2013
 

Motorola MOTOGO! Arrives in Mexico

The feature phone is available from main carriers in the country
by Cosmin Vasile, January 23rd, 2013
Sony Xperia Z SO-02E Arrives in Japan on February 9

Sony Xperia Z SO-02E Arrives in Japan on February 9

by Ionut Arghire, January 22nd, 2013
The handset is available for pre-order starting today
 

Victoria's Secret Agrees to Detox Fashion

Limited Brands agrees to eliminate hazardous chemicals from its supply chain
by Laura Sinpetru, January 22nd, 2013
Snowlinux 4 XFCE Distro Is Based on Linux Kernel 3.5

Snowlinux 4 XFCE Distro Is Based on Linux Kernel 3.5

by Silviu Stahie, January 22nd, 2013
The latest version of this distribution can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

Western Digital Buys Network Backup Software and Device Maker Arkeia

The former has also announced the latest version of the latter's software
by Sebastian Pop, January 22nd, 2013
 

HTC’s Windows Phone 8S to Land at WIND, Mobilicity and Koodo Soon

HTC Canada is already teasing the handset’s arrival at these carriers
by Ionut Arghire, January 22nd, 2013
 

T.B. Apollish and T.B. Vegas Quad Case Fans Launched by Enermax

Both are ready to add some ventilation and color to high-end desktop PCs
by Sebastian Pop, January 22nd, 2013
German Users Warned About Fake Trojan-Spreading Lufthansa Emails

German Users Warned About Fake Trojan-Spreading Lufthansa Emails

by Eduard Kovacs, January 22nd, 2013
The malicious flight confirmations have been making the rounds for around one month
 

Parishioner's Face Is Used as a Model for Gargoyle on Church Wall

90-year-old Nora Sly has lived in the village of Cowley her entire life
by Raluca Anghel, January 22nd, 2013
 

Simple Video to GIF Converter

Feature-rich GIF creator, crop video, add text overlay
by Ionut Ilascu, January 22nd, 2013
 

TSMC: 20nm Chips Will Be More Sought After Than 28nm

As system-on-chip devices become more relevant, business is growing
by Sebastian Pop, January 22nd, 2013
iPhone 6 Set for 2014 with Larger Display [DigiTimes]

iPhone 6 Set for 2014 with Larger Display [DigiTimes]

by Filip Truta, January 22nd, 2013
Apple to debut only the iPhone 5S and a low-cost iPhone this year, report suggests
 

Chris Brown’s Home Swatted in Prank Call

Another celebrity is targeted by unknown prankster, police are investigating
by Elena Gorgan, January 22nd, 2013
Malia Obama Photobombs Presidential Kiss – Photo

Malia Obama Photobombs Presidential Kiss

by Elena Gorgan, January 22nd, 2013
First Daughters have a laugh at Presidential Inauguration
 

ASRock Releases New Mini-ITX Motherboard

It is ready to power systems running Microsoft's Windows 8 OS
by Sebastian Pop, January 22nd, 2013
Animals at Bankrupt Zoo Are Hours Away from Starvation

Animals at Bankrupt Zoo Are Hours Away from Starvation

by Laura Sinpetru, January 22nd, 2013
The Edenlandia zoo in Naples is desperately seeking for funds
 

2 Egyptology Websites Shut Down After Being Attacked by Hackers

The Egyptologist that runs them hasn't been able to come to terms with the attackers
by Eduard Kovacs, January 22nd, 2013
 

Aspirin, the So-Called Wonder Drug, Ups the Risks of Blindness

Those taking aspirin on a regular basis can lose their eyesight, study finds
by Laura Sinpetru, January 22nd, 2013
Barack Obama Stumbles on Oath at Inauguration Ceremony – Video

Barack Obama Stumbles on Oath at Inauguration Ceremony

by Elena Gorgan, January 22nd, 2013
The President lets his emotions get the best of him for a mere second
 

Micron Launches P400m SSD of High Endurance

The newcomer is meant for mass storage devices and data centers
by Sebastian Pop, January 22nd, 2013
 

Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm Will Eliminate Ladder Anxiety

Blizzard is introducing training and other helpful elements
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 22nd, 2013
 

Watch: Mariska the Houdini Horse Goes Viral

No gates or doors can stop Mariska from going where it wants to go
by Laura Sinpetru, January 22nd, 2013
Arnold Schwarzenegger Still Loves Maria Shriver

Arnold Schwarzenegger Still Loves Maria Shriver

by Elena Gorgan, January 22nd, 2013
Former Governor admits he’s still holding out hope for a reconciliation
 

Adoption Papers Go Through for Children from Russia, for the Last Time

52 families receiving approval before Jan. 1 are legally at right to pick up the children
by Raluca Anghel, January 22nd, 2013
 

AMD Snags Former Qualcomm and Apple Processor Experts Reuters

The Sunnyvale company hired two new specialists for its PC business
by Sebastian Pop, January 22nd, 2013
 

Apple Announces Its Most Important Conference Call in Years

FY 13 First Quarter Results Conference Call scheduled for Wednesday, January 23
by Filip Truta, January 22nd, 2013
Fantec Intros 2.5-Inch Wireless SATA Drive Enclosure

Fantec Intros 2.5-Inch Wireless SATA Drive Enclosure

by Sebastian Pop, January 22nd, 2013
It has companion apps for all relevant operating systems and can hold HDDs of 1 TB
 

Chinese Workers Take Managers Hostage, Go on Strike over Toilet Breaks

Workers have been beaten by 300 armed Chinese police officers arriving at the riot scene
by Raluca Anghel, January 22nd, 2013
 

Picture of the Day: Ponies Sport Haute Couture Jumpers

Fivla of Finnister and Millhouse Vitamin wish to promote the Year of Natural Scotland
by Laura Sinpetru, January 22nd, 2013
iPad 5 Design Leaked by Foxconn Staffer – Report
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iPad 5 Design Leaked by Foxconn Staffer – Report

Codenamed “sapoxx,” the new iPad will reportedly look a lot like the iPad mini
by Filip Truta, January 22nd, 2013
Download Now New Max Payne 3 Patch on PS3 and Xbox 360, Soon on PC

Download Now New Max Payne 3 Patch on PS3 and Xbox 360, Soon on PC

by Andrei Dobra, January 22nd, 2013
A brand new update adds support for the upcoming Deathmatch Made in Heaven DLC
 

DmC: Devil May Cry Tops United Kingdom Chart on Launch

Followed by FIFA 13, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and Far Cry 3
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 22nd, 2013
 

Commuter Trains Collide Head-On in Austria, 41 People Injured in Crash

The Austrian Federal Railways are pointing to a human error as the cause of the incident
by Raluca Anghel, January 22nd, 2013
 

Facebook Impacts on One's Mental Health

Those who regularly check a “happy” friend's profile feel bad about their lives
by Laura Sinpetru, January 22nd, 2013
 

Jamie Foxx Sings at the Inaugural Ball

Actor reminds the world that his talents go beyond the silver screen
by Elena Gorgan, January 22nd, 2013
Escaped Lemurs in Miami Attack 7-Year-Old Girl

Escaped Lemurs in Miami Attack 7-Year-Old Girl

by Laura Sinpetru, January 22nd, 2013
The animals scratched the kid’s face, frightened her terribly
 

Sandy Hook Shooting Fosters New Mental Health Policies in the US

Teens and young adults should have better access to mental health services
by Laura Sinpetru, January 22nd, 2013
 

Low-Cost Megahalems CPU Coolers Released by Prolimatech

Normally, the cooler series caters to enthusiasts, but an exception has been made
by Sebastian Pop, January 22nd, 2013
 

Twitterrific Gets Major Update on iPhone and iPad

Version 5.0.2 improves built-in browser, image previews, finds tweets in all timelines
by Filip Truta, January 22nd, 2013
Martin Luther King Day Parade Shooting Leaves 5 Injured

Martin Luther King Day Parade Shooting Leaves 5 Injured

by Raluca Anghel, January 22nd, 2013
Five teenagers have been injured in a drive-by, in the Central City area
 

Meet Keon and Peak, the Firefox OS Developer Preview Phones

Set to become available starting with February, unlocked and SIM-free
by Ionut Arghire, January 22nd, 2013
 

Google Nexus 10 Tablet Gets 8-Core GPU and Quad-Core CPU

Since some lag has been sending owners frowning, a solution is needed
by Sebastian Pop, January 22nd, 2013
New Sale Slashes Prices on PS3 Games and Movies, Begins Today, January 22

New Sale Slashes Prices on PS3 Games and Movies, Begins Today, January 22

by Andrei Dobra, January 22nd, 2013
Save big on Shank 2, LBP Karting, as well as Cabin in the Woods or Ted
 

Samsung ATIV Odyssey Gets Detailed in New Video

The Windows Phone 8 handset should land on shelves this week
by Ionut Arghire, January 22nd, 2013
 

Samsung GALAXY Grand Officially Launched in India, Priced at $400/€300

The smartphone comes with dual-SIM capability and runs Jelly Bean OS
by Cosmin Vasile, January 22nd, 2013
Barack, Michelle Obama Dance to Jennifer Hudson at Inaugural Ball – Video

Barack, Michelle Obama Dance to Jennifer Hudson at Inaugural Ball

by Elena Gorgan, January 22nd, 2013
The First Lady looked stunning in a sleeveless gown by Jason Wu
Sound Recording and Editing Professional Tool Audacity 2.0.3 Officially Released

Sound Recording and Editing Professional Tool Audacity 2.0.3 Officially Released

by Silviu Stahie, January 22nd, 2013
This is a major release and an important milestone in the development process
 

Spotlight: The Perks of Being a Flexitarian

Some people might have already opted for flexitarianism without their knowing it
by Laura Sinpetru, January 22nd, 2013
 

Russia Sets Out to Vote for Anti-Gay Law

Events that promote gay rigts and publishing articles on the issue would be forbidden
by Raluca Anghel, January 22nd, 2013
 

Obama’s Second Inaugural Address in Full

President talks about health, economy, gay rights, climate change, gun control
by Elena Gorgan, January 22nd, 2013
Montana Family Runs $70M (€52M) Phone Charge Scheme

Montana Family Runs $70M (€52M) Phone Charge Scheme

by Raluca Anghel, January 22nd, 2013
They would add charges to clients' phone bills without authorization
 

The Asteroid Gold Rush, Another Space Mining Company Launches

Though it's water, not gold that these companies are seeking
by Lucian Parfeni, January 22nd, 2013
 

Website of Sri Lanka Ports Authority Hacked and Defaced

A hacker using the nickname Davy Jones is responsible for the breach
by Eduard Kovacs, January 22nd, 2013
 

Nokia Chile Confirms Lumia 920 Is Coming Soon

The smartphone might be available from multiple carriers
by Cosmin Vasile, January 22nd, 2013
 

Sasha Obama’s Yawn Goes Viral

First Daughter makes headlines again for yawning during dad’s speech
by Elena Gorgan, January 22nd, 2013
Kelly Clarkson Performs at Obama Inauguration – Video

Kelly Clarkson Performs at Obama Inauguration

by Elena Gorgan, January 22nd, 2013
American Idol sings “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee,” impresses
 

Colonial Marines Opens Aliens Series for Future Content

The team has worked closely with the creators of the movies
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 22nd, 2013
 

Fujitsu Makes It Possible to Transfer Files to Phones Just by Filming the Screen

By projecting networking information on the screen, the need for menu navigation is gone
by Sebastian Pop, January 22nd, 2013
Next-Gen Xbox 720 (Durango) Specifications Leak

Next-Gen Xbox 720 (Durango) Specifications Leak

by Andrei Dobra, January 22nd, 2013
The console has an 8-core CPU, a Blu-ray drive and 8GB of RAM
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Obese People Are More Likely to Die in Car Crashes, Study Says

Car manufacturers might wish to reconsider the design of their vehicles
by Laura Sinpetru, January 22nd, 2013
 

Beyonce Performs the National Anthem at Obama Inauguration

One of President Obama’s biggest supporters sings “Star Spangled Banner”
by Elena Gorgan, January 22nd, 2013
 

SWAT Team Finds Severed Head in Man's House, Deploys Sniper After Threat

Other parts of the victim's body were discovered in a storage locker rented by the suspect
by Raluca Anghel, January 22nd, 2013
 

jOBS Actors to Take the Stage at Macworld/iWorld

Annual tech event to welcome Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad on Main stage
by Filip Truta, January 22nd, 2013
Organizers Deny Lupe Fiasco Incident at Obama Inauguration Concert

Organizers Deny Lupe Fiasco Incident at Obama Inauguration Concert

by Elena Gorgan, January 22nd, 2013
He wasn’t kicked off stage for being politically charged, he was asked to leave politely
 

Sofritas: Chipotle Readies to Roll Out Shredded Tofu Option

The fast food chain admits its decision has a lot to do with financial considerations
by Laura Sinpetru, January 22nd, 2013
 

PayPal Promises Aggressive Changes to Frozen Account Policies

This comes after years of innocent people having their money frozen for months
by Lucian Parfeni, January 22nd, 2013
Former Microsoft Employee Says Ballmer Should Go [Reuters]

Former Microsoft Employee Says Ballmer Should Go Reuters

by Bogdan Popa, January 22nd, 2013
One more ex-Microsoftie thinks that the company needs a new CEO
 

NEC’s MEDIAS W N-05E Goes Official in Japan with Two 4.3’’ Screens

The handset will land on shelves starting with mid-April
by Ionut Arghire, January 22nd, 2013
 

Michelle Obama Eye Roll Goes Viral

First Lady of the United States is not amused, the Internet is having a blast
by Elena Gorgan, January 22nd, 2013
 

Intel Price List Reveals New Core i5 and Core i7 Mobile CPUs

There are Celeron 1000-Series CPUs and some Core i5 units ready for action
by Sebastian Pop, January 22nd, 2013
 

Obama's Second Inauguration Speech Promotes Clean Energy

The US President reaffirms his commitment to tackle climate change, global warming
by Laura Sinpetru, January 22nd, 2013
50-Vehicle Crash During Blizzard Prompts I-75 Lockdown, 18 Are Injured

50-Vehicle Crash During Blizzard Prompts I-75 Lockdown, 18 Are Injured

by Raluca Anghel, January 22nd, 2013
Light snowing turned into a snowstorm in a matter of moments
 

NTT DOCOMO Unveils 12 Devices in Its Spring Lineup

11 of these devices are smartphones and tablet PCs
by Ionut Arghire, January 22nd, 2013
 

Watch the First Video of Sony Xperia Tablet Z Here

The Jelly Bean tablet landed in the hands of a Chinese buyer with a camera
by Sebastian Pop, January 22nd, 2013
It’s Game Over for Microsoft, Ballmer Must Leave Now, Says Analyst

It’s Game Over for Microsoft, Ballmer Must Leave Now, Says Analyst

by Bogdan Popa, January 22nd, 2013
Adam Hartung criticizes the Redmond-based technology titan once again