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About 140 articles found for 22 November 2012:

 

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”

Watch: Brand New Bad Lip Reading of “Twilight”

by Elena Gorgan, November 22nd, 2012
Viva la toothy! – this is what non-fans will miss about the franchise
 

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
Viral of the Day: The Creepiest Doll Commercials Ever

Viral of the Day: The Creepiest Doll Commercials Ever

by Elena Gorgan, November 22nd, 2012
They might be vintage, but there’s really nothing classy about them
 

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

Taylor Swift Buys London Home to Be Closer to Harry Styles

by Elena Gorgan, November 22nd, 2012
Singer is reportedly so smitten with One Direction star she’s planning to relocate
 

Steam for Linux Beta Receives Major Update

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

4D Scan Reveals Footage of Fetus Yawning

Study shows fetus opening and shutting its mouth repeatedly
by Raluca Anghel, November 22nd, 2012
Mass Effect 3’s Random Multiplayer Loot Makes the Game Accessible to All

Mass Effect 3’s Random Multiplayer Loot Makes the Game Accessible to All

by Andrei Dobra, November 22nd, 2012
Players can decide to invest either time or money in exchange for weapons and gear
 

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

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

by Sebastian Pop, November 22nd, 2012
Haptic feedback to give users the feeling that they are more connected to their device
 

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

Black Friday Comes, So Dell Has Some Surprises

by Sebastian Pop, November 22nd, 2012
Just like every other PC makers, Dell has some things to offer its customers
 

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
Watch: “Requiem 2019” Shows Rutger Hauer Meeting the Last Whale on Earth

Watch: “Requiem 2019” Shows Rutger Hauer Meeting the Last Whale on Earth

by Laura Sinpetru, November 22nd, 2012
This haunting movie is meant as a gift for green-oriented group Sea Shepherd
 

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

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

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
Nokia Transport Updated for Symbian, Windows Phone 7 and 8

Nokia Transport Updated for Symbian, Windows Phone 7 and 8

by Cosmin Vasile, November 22nd, 2012
New beta versions for Symbian and WP7 are available
 

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

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

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
Watch: KFC's Colonel Sanders Gets Dipped in BBQ Sauce

Watch: KFC's Colonel Sanders Gets Dipped in BBQ Sauce

by Laura Sinpetru, November 22nd, 2012
The event was organized by Greenpeace and meant to stop rainforest destruction
 

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

Xbox 720 Could Get a Lower Priced Set-Top Box Version

by Andrei Dobra, November 22nd, 2012
Microsoft is apparently working on a special, less powerful but lower priced device
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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

Mass Effect 3 Has eSports Future, According to BioWare

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 22nd, 2012
The team is at the moment focusing on the cooperative experience
 

Police Inform Victim of Burglary Through Compliments Slip

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

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
iTunes 11 Coming in the Next Few Days, Says Music Distributor

iTunes 11 Coming in the Next Few Days, Says Music Distributor

by Filip Truta, November 22nd, 2012
Musicians asked to submit images pertaining to their work
 

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
The 500-Day Countdown to Windows XP’s Death Starts Tomorrow

The 500-Day Countdown to Windows XP’s Death Starts Tomorrow

by Bogdan Popa, November 22nd, 2012
Microsoft will officially stop supporting XP on April 8, 2014
 

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

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

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
Carly Rose Sonenclar Sings “Somewhere over the Rainbow” on X Factor – Video

Carly Rose Sonenclar Sings “Somewhere over the Rainbow” on X Factor

by Elena Gorgan, November 22nd, 2012
She may be only 13, but she “deserves top spot,” says Simon Cowell
 

Google Glasses Make Us Eat Less

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

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
Indian Students Make Solar, Wind Powered Autorickshaw

Indian Students Make Solar, Wind Powered Autorickshaw

by Laura Sinpetru, November 22nd, 2012
The hybrid can cover 80 km on one full charge, carry four passengers
 

Dan Houser Says GTA Hot Coffee Incident Was Upsetting

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

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

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

by Laura Sinpetru, November 22nd, 2012
The Illegally Logging Prohibition Bill aims to protect both jobs and the environment
 

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

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

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

Worms Revolution New Medieval Tales DLC and Patch Out Now

by Andrei Dobra, November 22nd, 2012
Explore new levels through the add-on and get new features through the update
 

Carol Burnett Sued from Beyond the Grave

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

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”

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

by Laura Sinpetru, November 22nd, 2012
Horses are “dignified creatures,” must be treated accordingly, Jack Donaghy believes
 

Officer Shot 12 Times at Sikh Temple Shares Survival Story

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

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

Bitdefender Security for Windows 8 Released

by Bogdan Popa, November 22nd, 2012
The first security app aimed solely at Windows 8 sees daylight
 

Peter Molyneux Revives Populous as Project Godus

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

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
Orbiting Astronauts Get Real Thanksgiving Feast in Space

Orbiting Astronauts Get Real Thanksgiving Feast in Space

by Cristina Macari, November 22nd, 2012
Thermo-stabilized yams, cranberries and irradiated turkey will be a real feast in space
 

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

Mayim Bialik Announces Divorce

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

Available for order through Apple’s online store, priced at $19.99 / €18.99
by Filip Truta, November 22nd, 2012
 

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

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

by Raluca Anghel, November 22nd, 2012
A man making anti-Santa remarks is charged for public intoxication and breach of probation
 

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

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

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
Thanksgiving Viral of the Day: Turkey Hunting Prank

Thanksgiving Viral of the Day: Turkey Hunting Prank

by Raluca Anghel, November 22nd, 2012
Joker dressed as a “hunter” chases a "turkey” through supermarkets and parking garages
 

DICE Will Not Become a Battlefield Factory

The developers are free to express their own creativity
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 22nd, 2012
 

Turn App Store Promo Codes into “Tokens”

Never wrangle iTunes Connect to get a promo code again
by Filip Truta, November 22nd, 2012