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About 142 articles found for 22 November 2012:

 

Gospel Song Dedicated to Fried Chicken Goes Viral

Listen to a song about the many ways you can eat chicken
by Raluca Anghel, November 23rd, 2012
 

2K Games Believes Wii U Will Be a Success

Nintendo has always found a way to connect with its audience
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 23rd, 2012
 

Microsoft Too Optimistic to Push Windows XP Users to Windows 8 – Analyst

That’s a big jump, an analyst says, so users would still choose Windows 7
by Bogdan Popa, November 23rd, 2012
 

Their Finest Hour Diary: No Fortress Europe

Planning for a future that will never become reality
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 22nd, 2012
Telstra Updates OS Upgrade List, Jelly Bean for RAZR M and One S Pushed to Early 2013

Telstra Updates OS Upgrade List, Jelly Bean for RAZR M and One S Pushed to Early 2013

by Cosmin Vasile, November 22nd, 2012
Nokia N8 will also receive the PR 3.1 Belle Refresh update on November 29
 

New Marketing Executives Being Recruited by Acer

A new chief marketing officer and a member of the marketing team have been chosen
by Sebastian Pop, November 22nd, 2012
 

Brookfield Zoo Debuts Baby Giraffe

The calf was born only last week, finds itself in perfect health
by Laura Sinpetru, November 22nd, 2012
 

Watch: Brand New Bad Lip Reading of “Twilight”

Viva la toothy! – this is what non-fans will miss about the franchise
by Elena Gorgan, November 22nd, 2012
How to Remove IE10 and Get Back to IE9 on Windows 7

How to Remove IE10 and Get Back to IE9 on Windows 7

by Bogdan Popa, November 22nd, 2012
More and more consumers choose to uninstall the Release Preview
 

HMX-F90 Samsung Camcorder Ready to Sell in the UK

This is one product that will not get cheaper during Black Friday
by Sebastian Pop, November 22nd, 2012
 

TSMC Thinks of Building a Plant in the US

There is sufficient circumstantial evidence for this, one might say
by Sebastian Pop, November 22nd, 2012
Cabbage Patch Kids Get Their Own “Hospital” Museum

Cabbage Patch Kids Get Their Own “Hospital” Museum

by Raluca Anghel, November 22nd, 2012
Visitors can witness the birth of the kids, step by step
 

Samsung ATIV S Online Reservations Opened at Rogers

The smartphone will be available for $150/€115 on 3-year contracts
by Cosmin Vasile, November 22nd, 2012
 

SEC Begins Investigating OCZ, Asks to See Financial Documents

While not yet implied, OCZ may have broken the law at some point
by Sebastian Pop, November 22nd, 2012
 

Taylor Swift Buys London Home to Be Closer to Harry Styles

Singer is reportedly so smitten with One Direction star she’s planning to relocate
by Elena Gorgan, November 22nd, 2012
Steam for Linux Beta Receives Major Update

Steam for Linux Beta Receives Major Update

by Silviu Stahie, November 22nd, 2012
A comprehensive list of changes is provided in the article
 

4D Scan Reveals Footage of Fetus Yawning

Study shows fetus opening and shutting its mouth repeatedly
by Raluca Anghel, November 22nd, 2012
Just One Game Sale Makes Wii U Profitable, Says Nintendo

Just One Game Sale Makes Wii U Profitable, Says Nintendo

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 22nd, 2012
The company aims to get a large install base for the new console
 

Implant That Projects Words Directly onto the Retina Has Been Invented

Argus II is the most complex blindness-reversing device yet developed
by Cristina Macari, November 22nd, 2012
 

Microsoft Delays UEFI Workaround for Linux

The Linux Foundation is making a serious effort to provide an UEFI workaround
by Silviu Stahie, November 22nd, 2012
 

Sony Comes Up with Stylus That Can Control the Friction on the Ball Tip

Haptic feedback to give users the feeling that they are more connected to their device
by Sebastian Pop, November 22nd, 2012
Samsung Reportedly Starts Mass Production of Galaxy S IV Components

Samsung Reportedly Starts Mass Production of Galaxy S IV Components

by Ionut Arghire, November 22nd, 2012
The smartphone is expected to become official in February next year
 

HTC Readying Ice Cream Sandwich Update for DROID Incredible 2

The company recently confirmed it is actively working to bring the update live
by Cosmin Vasile, November 22nd, 2012
 

Toki Tori 2 Beta on Steam Gets Updated

The puzzle platformer can be tried out by fans on the PC
by Andrei Dobra, November 22nd, 2012
 

Black Friday Comes, So Dell Has Some Surprises

Just like every other PC makers, Dell has some things to offer its customers
by Sebastian Pop, November 22nd, 2012
“Best Hacker in the World” Leaks Account Details of 1 Million American Users (Updated)

“Best Hacker in the World” Leaks Account Details of 1 Million American Users (Updated)

by Eduard Kovacs, November 22nd, 2012
His actions are in response to the attacks launched by Anonymous in OpIsrael
 

David Letterman Plants Surprise Kiss on Amy Poehler

Actress talks of kissing Joe Biden, gets a surprise smooch on her own
by Elena Gorgan, November 22nd, 2012
 

Extraordinary Apparition of Dwarf Planet Makemake Unveils Secrets

Researches reveal an important lack of global atmosphere on the planet
by Cristina Macari, November 22nd, 2012
 

Chaos on Deponia Review (PC)

An adventure game with a beautiful world and some weird puzzles
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 22nd, 2012
 

Intel StudyBook Tablet Shipments Agonizingly Low

The company's new expectations are half the initial ones
by Sebastian Pop, November 22nd, 2012
Photo of the Day: Letter from Obama’s 10-Year-Old Pen Pal

Photo of the Day: Letter from Obama’s 10-Year-Old Pen Pal

by Elena Gorgan, November 22nd, 2012
Girl with two daddies invites the President for dinner, he writes back
 

Nintendo Wants Grand Theft Auto V on the Wii U

The company does admit it needs to make the Wii U more appealing to developers
by Andrei Dobra, November 22nd, 2012
 

Watch: Pigs Forced to Swim to Make Their Meat Tastier

People in the Hunan province push pigs in the water, make them swim
by Laura Sinpetru, November 22nd, 2012
Galaxy S III Down to $49.99 at Sprint for Two Days

Galaxy S III Down to $49.99 at Sprint for Two Days

by Ionut Arghire, November 22nd, 2012
The carrier went official with a special promotion for the smartphone
 

Susan Boyle’s New Album Has Most Unfortunate Twitter Hashtag Ever

PR team doesn’t see the big picture but the tweeps do – and they’re having fun with it
by Elena Gorgan, November 22nd, 2012
Fat Duck Chefs Die in Horrific Hong Kong Crash

Fat Duck Chefs Die in Horrific Hong Kong Crash

by Elena Gorgan, November 22nd, 2012
Jorge and Magnus were in a taxi when a bus crashed into it
 

65-Year-Old Man Is Accidentally Shot in Gun Store by Employee

The customer was shot in the upper back, but finds himself in stable condition
by Raluca Anghel, November 22nd, 2012
 

Here Are Sony's Black Friday Deals

Grab them before the week tapers off into nothingness
by Sebastian Pop, November 22nd, 2012
Xbox 720 Could Get a Lower Priced Set-Top Box Version
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Xbox 720 Could Get a Lower Priced Set-Top Box Version

Microsoft is apparently working on a special, less powerful but lower priced device
by Andrei Dobra, November 22nd, 2012
Spotlight: Dissected Watches Are Turned Into Mechanical Insects

Spotlight: Dissected Watches Are Turned Into Mechanical Insects

by Laura Sinpetru, November 22nd, 2012
Jeweler Justin Gershenson-Gates uses old watch parts, light bulbs to make sculptures
 

Jolla Details the Sailfish SDK, Built on Qt and Mer SDK Tools

Sailfish is in its early days, and people need to build their own QtCreator version
by Ionut Arghire, November 22nd, 2012
 

Three-Button Gaming Mouse Released by ROCCAT

The company keeps things simple and balanced without overdoing the design
by Sebastian Pop, November 22nd, 2012
 

India Turns Waste Management Into a Sport

386 teams recently entered a competition, showed off their cleaning skills
by Laura Sinpetru, November 22nd, 2012
 

Mass Effect 3 Has eSports Future, According to BioWare

The team is at the moment focusing on the cooperative experience
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 22nd, 2012
Police Inform Victim of Burglary Through Compliments Slip

Police Inform Victim of Burglary Through Compliments Slip

by Raluca Anghel, November 22nd, 2012
An officer at a robbery scene wrote the homeowner a note, advising him to call the police
 

Most and Least Emotional Nations Disclosed

Singapore stands as the most emotionless country in the world
by Cristina Macari, November 22nd, 2012
 

Cobbler and Gobbler Get to Live: President Obama Pardons Both Turkeys

Daughters Malia and Sasha are present at the event, witness their father's mercy
by Laura Sinpetru, November 22nd, 2012
 

Bio-Linux 7.0.3 Is Based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

The distribution will benefit from five years of security updates
by Silviu Stahie, November 22nd, 2012
Zack Snyder Confirms “Man of Steel” Trailer for December 14

Zack Snyder Confirms “Man of Steel” Trailer for December 14

by Elena Gorgan, November 22nd, 2012
“Crazy” new preview will drop with “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”
 

New Outdoor Camera Can Outlast Storms

It can live off the energy from the LAN connection and supports 720 video
by Sebastian Pop, November 22nd, 2012
10 Minutes of Carpooling with a Smoker Ups Pollutants Exposure by 30%

10 Minutes of Carpooling with a Smoker Ups Pollutants Exposure by 30%

by Laura Sinpetru, November 22nd, 2012
Pollutants concentrations are worse than in bars and casinos, new study shows
 

Australian Police Warns About ATM Skimming in Brisbane

Detective Superintendent Brian Hay explains the threats posed by such criminal operations
by Eduard Kovacs, November 22nd, 2012
Google Glasses Make Us Eat Less

Google Glasses Make Us Eat Less

by Cristina Macari, November 22nd, 2012
Due to the AR glasses’ rescale tool, we eat less, as our food seems bigger
 

Nokia Reader for Series 40 Explained

An easy to use app that can deliver news to your homescreen
by Ionut Arghire, November 22nd, 2012
 

Rihanna Apologizes to Journalists for 777 Tour

Star says she had to be “good,” could not spend too much time with the press and fans
by Elena Gorgan, November 22nd, 2012
Dan Houser Says GTA Hot Coffee Incident Was Upsetting

Dan Houser Says GTA Hot Coffee Incident Was Upsetting

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 22nd, 2012
The company wanted to focus on game development, not lawsuits
 

Cabbie Returns $900,000 (€700,000) Found in the Backseat

A Thai couple vacationing in Singapore had left the money in a black paper bag
by Raluca Anghel, November 22nd, 2012
 

“Dirty Jobs” Canceled by Discovery

Host Mike Rowe confirms veteran show will not return for a new season
by Elena Gorgan, November 22nd, 2012
 

In Australia, Importing Illegally Logged Wood Is Now a Criminal Offense

The Illegally Logging Prohibition Bill aims to protect both jobs and the environment
by Laura Sinpetru, November 22nd, 2012
B&N Nook HD and HD+ Tablets Launch in the UK

B&N Nook HD and HD+ Tablets Launch in the UK

by Sebastian Pop, November 22nd, 2012
Their prices differ according to how much storage space is available
 

Missing Helicopter Is Found 8 Years Later, Two Bodies on Board

The pair are believed to be a British tourist and the local New Zealand pilot
by Raluca Anghel, November 22nd, 2012
 

How to Access the Windows 8 Hidden GodMode

The Windows 7-based GodMode also works on Microsoft’s latest OS
by Bogdan Popa, November 22nd, 2012
 

Worms Revolution New Medieval Tales DLC and Patch Out Now

Explore new levels through the add-on and get new features through the update
by Andrei Dobra, November 22nd, 2012
Carol Burnett Sued from Beyond the Grave

Carol Burnett Sued from Beyond the Grave

by Elena Gorgan, November 22nd, 2012
Production company of late associate goes after star for loss of profits
 

Nokia Lumia 920 Sold Out in Finland at Elisa

DNA and Sonera carriers have confirmed strong Lumia 920 sales
by Cosmin Vasile, November 22nd, 2012
 

Advisory: How to Report and Block TargetContest SMS Spam

Target works on removing fake contest websites targeting customers
by Eduard Kovacs, November 22nd, 2012
 

New Zealand “Lord of the Rings” Volcano Erupts Spectacularly

Although absolutely unexpected, the phenomenon didn’t cause extreme trouble
by Cristina Macari, November 22nd, 2012
 

Alec Baldwin Goes Against Horse-Drawn Carriages on “30 Rock”

Horses are “dignified creatures,” must be treated accordingly, Jack Donaghy believes
by Laura Sinpetru, November 22nd, 2012
Officer Shot 12 Times at Sikh Temple Shares Survival Story

Officer Shot 12 Times at Sikh Temple Shares Survival Story

by Raluca Anghel, November 22nd, 2012
Oak Creek Police Lt. Brian Murphy survived a massacre in which 6 were killed, in Wisconsin
 

Britain's Great Tits Now Threatened by Foreign Strain of Avian Pox

The virus is causing the tits to develop life-threatening tumors, researchers explain
by Laura Sinpetru, November 22nd, 2012
 

Bitdefender Security for Windows 8 Released

The first security app aimed solely at Windows 8 sees daylight
by Bogdan Popa, November 22nd, 2012
Peter Molyneux Revives Populous as Project Godus

Peter Molyneux Revives Populous as Project Godus

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 22nd, 2012
The game will use same core mechanics, updated for modern players
 

KDE 4.10 Beta 1 Has Been Officially Released

This is the first development release in the 4.10 branch
by Silviu Stahie, November 22nd, 2012
 

Jersey Bridgeman: 6-Year-Old Girl Chained to Dresser Dies

She was living with mother DesaRae Bridgeman, as her father and stepmother were imprisoned
by Raluca Anghel, November 22nd, 2012
Adobe Reader Zero-Day Still Unfixed, Researchers Fail to Provide POC

Adobe Reader Zero-Day Still Unfixed, Researchers Fail to Provide POC

by Eduard Kovacs, November 22nd, 2012
The company claims that without the POC or a sample there's not much they can do
 

Windows Phone 8S by HTC Now on Pre-Order in the UK

Available at The Carphone Warehouse both unlocked and on contract
by Ionut Arghire, November 22nd, 2012
 

Wii U Has a Horribly Slow CPU, Metro: Last Light Dev Says

4A Games isn’t happy with the console and won’t bring the new Metro game on it
by Andrei Dobra, November 22nd, 2012
 

Google Glass Will Only Be Available in 2014

The augmented reality eyewear is definitely going to leave people hanging
by Sebastian Pop, November 22nd, 2012
 

Mayim Bialik Announces Divorce

Actress says she and Michael Stone are splitting, attachment parenting not to blame
by Elena Gorgan, November 22nd, 2012
Apple Re-Launches Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Sales

Apple Re-Launches Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Sales

by Filip Truta, November 22nd, 2012
Available for order through Apple’s online store, priced at $19.99 / €18.99
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Baby Manatee Rescued After Being Hit by a Boat

The injured calf is now looked after by the staff at the Miami Seaquarium
by Laura Sinpetru, November 22nd, 2012
 

The Complete List of Microsoft’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals

Here’s what you can find in the Microsoft Store in the next couple of days
by Bogdan Popa, November 22nd, 2012
 

UN Says Current Measures to Stop Global Warming Are Too Slow

Study shows the actions meant to cut the emissions of CO2 are not efficient enough
by Cristina Macari, November 22nd, 2012
 

Police Arrest Man for Saying Santa’s Not Real During Parade

A man making anti-Santa remarks is charged for public intoxication and breach of probation
by Raluca Anghel, November 22nd, 2012
Courtney Stodden Wears Nothing but Cardboard Turkey Cutout, Poses for the Camera

Courtney Stodden Wears Nothing but Cardboard Turkey Cutout, Poses for the Camera

by Laura Sinpetru, November 22nd, 2012
The celebrity says she's trying to convince people to become vegetarians
 

Dog Saves 3-Month-Old Baby from Kidnapping

The pit bull tackled armed robbers, is now considered a hero
by Laura Sinpetru, November 22nd, 2012
 

Frustrated TV Anchors Resign on Air

Cindy Michaels and Tony Consiglio say their goodbye live after dispute with management
by Elena Gorgan, November 22nd, 2012