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About 52 articles found for 22 December 2012:

 

Security Brief: Westboro Baptist Church and Twitter Hacks

The main events of the week between December 17-December 23
by Eduard Kovacs, December 23rd, 2012
 

Watch: 2012 – The Year in Climate Insanity

“Climate change is about you and your lives,” the video wants to show
by Laura Sinpetru, December 22nd, 2012
 

The Hawaiian Islands Are Dissolving, Might Eventually Fall off the Map

Groundwater is causing Oahu’s mountains to dissolve, new study says
by Laura Sinpetru, December 22nd, 2012
 

Weekend Reading: Winter Sales on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360

Gamers need one sale to rule them all and feature all the discounts
by Andrei Dobra, December 22nd, 2012
GOTY 2012 Best Role-Playing Game: Diablo 3

GOTY 2012 Best Role-Playing Game: Diablo 3

by Andrei Dobra, December 22nd, 2012
The great role-playing dungeon crawler from Blizzard is one of the best games of 2012
 

Your Say: Ballmer Must Leave as Soon as Possible

Microsoft urgently needs a new leader, our readers believe
by Bogdan Popa, December 22nd, 2012
 

Weekend Reading: Taking Part in the Video Games Revolution

A more diverse crowd of developers can create new experiences
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 22nd, 2012
Photo of the Day: Frodo’s Transformation If He’d Kept the Ring

Photo of the Day: Frodo’s Transformation If He’d Kept the Ring

by Elena Gorgan, December 22nd, 2012
Pic shows Elijah Wood in costume and makeup from deleted scene
 

Holiday Street Sign Decoration Fail – How Do You Spell Holland Tunnel?

A wreath goes over the “O” in Holland and a Christmas tree was supposed to cover the “A”
by Raluca Anghel, December 22nd, 2012
 

Download F1 2012 for Mac

“A thrilling simulation of the world’s most exciting motorsport”
by Filip Truta, December 22nd, 2012
 

NAND Flash Market Will Surpass DRAM in 2013

The memory segment shows just what depths it has sunken to
by Sebastian Pop, December 22nd, 2012
Microsoft Launches Wordament for iPhone and iPad

Microsoft Launches Wordament for iPhone and iPad

by Filip Truta, December 22nd, 2012
Try to find the most words possible or earn scoring bonuses by finding longer words
 

BioShock Infinite Is as Long as BioShock 1, Has a Different Feel

The upcoming game has replay value thanks to different endings and skill progression
by Andrei Dobra, December 22nd, 2012
 

Capes for Kids: Mother and Daughter Team Honor Sandy Hook Survivors

Students at elementary and middle schools in Newtown will receive “superhero capes”
by Raluca Anghel, December 22nd, 2012
 

12 Teen Students Lose 756 Pounds (342.9 Kg) in 4 Months

Independence camp changes the life of a dozen kids, helps them discover new confidence
by Elena Gorgan, December 22nd, 2012
 

Notebooks Will Use Metal Alloy Cases More in 2013

Demand and, by extension, orders for metal alloy cases should increase
by Sebastian Pop, December 22nd, 2012
ASUS Vivo Tab RT Up for Sale in the UK for £199.99

ASUS Vivo Tab RT Up for Sale in the UK for £199.99

by Sebastian Pop, December 22nd, 2012
Launched last month, it is only now shipping in the United Kingdom
 

The 1912’s Perfect Woman Weighed 171 Lbs (77 Kg) at 5 Feet 7 Inches (170 Cm)

Elsie Scheel preserved her figure by eating beefsteak dinners and laying off tea or coffee
by Raluca Anghel, December 22nd, 2012
 

Mad Catz Releases Fighting Game Controller for Wii U Consoles

It is called the Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Arcade FightStick Tournament Edition S
by Sebastian Pop, December 22nd, 2012
 

India’s Playboy Bunnies Are Surprisingly Covered Up

The girls wear sheer skirts and tube tops come complete with draping over one shoulder
by Raluca Anghel, December 22nd, 2012
Latest DDOS Attacks on US Banks Not as Disruptive as the First Ones

Latest DDOS Attacks on US Banks Not as Disruptive as the First Ones

by Eduard Kovacs, December 22nd, 2012
The OCC has issued an alert to warn financial institutions about the risks
 

Facebook’s Poke App Is a Snapchat Clone Built in Just 12 Days

Messages are destroyed seconds after they arrive
by Lucian Parfeni, December 22nd, 2012
 

Two More Memory Makers Continue to Lose Money

The DRAM manufacturers suffer the twelfth quarterly loss
by Sebastian Pop, December 22nd, 2012
Michigan Student Faces Charges over Online Threat to a Teacher

Michigan Student Faces Charges over Online Threat to a Teacher

by Raluca Anghel, December 22nd, 2012
A Chelsea District teenager will be tried in juvenile court over threats on a teacher
 

Display Manufacturers Will Make Fewer Screens to Prevent Price Cuts

Since there will a a drop in demand, panel makers are thinking ahead
by Sebastian Pop, December 22nd, 2012
 

Santa’s Plump Figure Sets a Bad Example for Children

As long as Santa is obese, who’s to tell kids to not eat too many cookies
by Laura Sinpetru, December 22nd, 2012
 

Mexico Frees Ex-Marine Who Carried Antique Shotgun over the Border

Jon Hammar was imprisoned for five months, part of that in a maximum security prison
by Raluca Anghel, December 22nd, 2012
Cyberattacks in 2013: Nation States Expected to Turn to the Private Market

Cyberattacks in 2013: Nation States Expected to Turn to the Private Market

by Eduard Kovacs, December 22nd, 2012
Zscaler says that white-collar researchers and governments are turning to the dark side
 

New Overclocking Record Could Be Set on January 20, 2013

Gigabyte hosts an overclocking competition for Intel CPUs
by Sebastian Pop, December 22nd, 2012
 

Woman Sleeps Through Tornado in Alabama, Storm Rips off Her Roof

If she had fallen asleep in her bedroom as usual, she wouldn’t be around to tell the tale
by Raluca Anghel, December 22nd, 2012
LeAnn Rimes Wasn’t Drunk on X Factor, She Was Just Happy, Says Simon Cowell

LeAnn Rimes Wasn’t Drunk on X Factor, She Was Just Happy, Says Simon Cowell

by Elena Gorgan, December 22nd, 2012
X Factor boss laughs off reports singer was under the influence on stage
 

AquaAdvantage Salmon, a.k.a. the Frankenfish, Gets FDA Approval

This genetically engineered fish will not harm the environment, the organization says
by Laura Sinpetru, December 22nd, 2012
 

24 Snakes Close Day Care Center, Spread Panic Amongst Parents and Kids

The pythons set up house in this nursery in Townsville, Australia
by Laura Sinpetru, December 22nd, 2012
 

Ashton Kutcher Files for Divorce from Demi Moore

Actor is finally ready to move on with his life, more than one year after the split
by Elena Gorgan, December 22nd, 2012