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About 125 articles found for 24 January 2013:

 

Incoming 2013: Europa Universalis IV

The next big thing in grand strategy games, with new trade and administration systems
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 25th, 2013
 

American McGee Apologizes for EA Trick Comment

The industry depends on good collaboration between developers and publishers
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 25th, 2013
 

Opera Mini Gets Loaded on Gionee’s Android Smartphones

The browser will be loaded on devices aimed at Vietnam and Nigeria
by Ionut Arghire, January 24th, 2013
McAfee: 631 Botnet Command and Control Servers Currently Active in the US

McAfee: 631 Botnet Command and Control Servers Currently Active in the US

by Eduard Kovacs, January 24th, 2013
The company has released a list of the top 10 countries hosting C&C servers
 

Dung Beetles Navigate Using the Stars, Milky Way

Dung beetles are better navigators than given credit
by Lucian Parfeni, January 24th, 2013
 

Nokia Lumia 955 Concept Phone Runs Windows PRT

It sports both desktop and mobile phone features in a single design
by Ionut Arghire, January 24th, 2013
 

Sealed Bottle Garden Still Alive and Kicking After 40 Years

The man who planted the garden has never opened the bottle to allow in fresh air and water
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
 

Paula Deen and Family Lost 178 Pounds (80.7 Kg) Together

After learning she had diabetes, the Food Network star knew a change was needed
by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
Mother-to-Be Kristen Bell Speaks Up for Pregnant Pigs

Mother-to-Be Kristen Bell Speaks Up for Pregnant Pigs

by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
The celebrity wants the meat industry to treat pigs with more consideration
 

Ginormous Dinosaur Had a Tiny Brain, Almost As Big As a Tennis Ball

One of the biggest animals to walk the face of the earth couldn't have been very witty
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
 

Picture of the Day: Sumatran Tiger Is the Ultimate Snowball Warrior

Daseep is convinced the snowballs mean business, does not hesitate to fight back
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
 

Women and Men Run Equal Risks of Dying from Lung Cancer

Anti-smoking campaign aside, people in the US still light up on a regular basis
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
 

Watch: The “White Island” Volcano in New Zealand Puts on a Show

Volcanic activity in the area has been steadily increasing since November
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
Apple CEO Sends Company-Wide Email Thanking Everyone for Their Work

Apple CEO Sends Company-Wide Email Thanking Everyone for Their Work

by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
“We sold over 75 million iOS devices in the holiday quarter alone,” says Cook
 

Download The Cave – One of the Coolest Adventure Games Released for OS X

Seven characters with unique stories and abilities looking for a way out of “The Cave”
by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
Microsoft Won’t Close Its South Korean R&D Division

Microsoft Won’t Close Its South Korean R&D Division

by Bogdan Popa, January 24th, 2013
The company says that only a few workers will be relocated
Exprespam Android Malware Might Have Infected Thousands of Smartphones

Exprespam Android Malware Might Have Infected Thousands of Smartphones

by Eduard Kovacs, January 24th, 2013
Symantec experts say that it could have stolen 450,000 pieces of information
 

Matt Damon Finally Gets His Revenge on Jimmy Kimmel

Star kidnaps comedian, takes over his show after years of constant teasing
by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
 

VIA ARMTiGO A800, the World's Smallest ARM Computer

It is suited for all sorts of embedded applications and specialized operations
by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
 

Intel to Build $4 Billion 14nm Chip Plant in Ireland by 2015

The factory will have a total floor area of 2,635,200 square feet / 244,818 square meters
by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
Chelsea Star Hazard Kicks Ball Boy, Millionaire Heir to a Real Estate Fortune

Chelsea Star Hazard Kicks Ball Boy, Millionaire Heir to a Real Estate Fortune

by Raluca Anghel, January 24th, 2013
“Appearance #needed #for #timewasting,” Charlie Morgan tweeted before the game
 

Kris Jenner Abused, Kicked and Threatened to Kill Kim Kardashian

Late husband’s diaries reveal the matriarch is far from the perfect mother she poses as
by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
 

Sofia Vergara, Fiancé Already in Couples Therapy

The two will do some counseling before walking down the aisle, says report
by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
 

Algiz XRW Rugged Notebook Launched by Handheld Group

The mobile computer is meant for use in areas with hazardous conditions
by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
Coffee Pest Forces Costa Rica to Declare State of Emergency

Coffee Pest Forces Costa Rica to Declare State of Emergency

by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
In the country's most affected regions, 50% of this year's harvests could be lost
 

Microsoft Accused of Intercepting Skype Calls

Activists call for the company to release transparency reports
by Bogdan Popa, January 24th, 2013
 

Finland Publishes Its Cyber Security Strategy

Here are the guidelines and the principles on which the strategy is based
by Eduard Kovacs, January 24th, 2013
145 Million Tablets Will Ship in 2013, ABI Research Believes

145 Million Tablets Will Ship in 2013, ABI Research Believes

by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
PCs will lose some customers as slates get bought more and more
 

“Girls” Reality Show Is Currently in the Works

Craigslist ad is scouting for wannabe reality stars for a new show inspired by HBO series
by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
Bradley Cooper Would Love Lance Armstrong Role in Biopic

Bradley Cooper Would Love Lance Armstrong Role in Biopic

by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
That would be quite a fascinating character, he says while promoting new film
 

LG's U560 Only Barely Qualifies as an Ultrabook

Having just been released, it stretches the limits of the word's definition
by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
 

Crysis 3 Multiplayer Open Beta Starts Next Week on PC, PS3, Xbox 360

Try out two online modes on two different maps for free on January 29
by Andrei Dobra, January 24th, 2013
Jennifer Lopez Gushes About Jason Statham on GMA – Video

Jennifer Lopez Gushes About Jason Statham on GMA

by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
Diva can be seen next in “Parker,” she promises one hell of a ride for fans
 

London Helicopter Crash Pilot Had Been Warned Not to Fly in Bad Weather

50-year-old Peter Barnes was told by the client and a second pilot not to fly
by Raluca Anghel, January 24th, 2013
 

Apple Maps Causes Bar to Lose Customers, Thousands in Revenue

Owner says the mapping service is sending people “blocks away” from Metrovino
by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
 

Scientific Breakthroughs Led to Better Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

The number of reported prostate cancer cases will treble in the in following years
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
Amazon Kindle and Paperwhite E-Readers Arrive in Canada

Amazon Kindle and Paperwhite E-Readers Arrive in Canada

by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
The e-paper gadgets are selling to the North of the Niagara
 

Descent|OS 3.0.2 Legacy Distro Features MATE 1.4

The developer is considering launching a 64-bit version in the future
by Silviu Stahie, January 24th, 2013
 

Google Experiments with Wireless Network, Scaring the Bejesus Out of AT&T, Verizon

Google is working on a small network at its headquarters in Mountain View
by Lucian Parfeni, January 24th, 2013
 

Opera Posts Record Growth in Mobile Usage for December 2012

Opera Mini had over 208 million users that month, Opera Mobile over 21 million
by Ionut Arghire, January 24th, 2013
Logitech Tosses Away Harmony Remote Division

Logitech Tosses Away Harmony Remote Division

by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
Much like the videoconferencing business, Harmony was a bust
 

Beyonce Is Disappointed in the Inauguration Backlash

Singing to a pre-recorded track is a technicality, everybody does it, she says
by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
Hackers to Belgian Firm Buy Way: Pay 20,000 EUR or We Leak Your Data (Updated)

Hackers to Belgian Firm Buy Way: Pay 20,000 EUR or We Leak Your Data (Updated)

by Eduard Kovacs, January 24th, 2013
Rex Mundi hackers are trying to blackmail another company
 

Microsoft Attacks PC Makers for Disappointing Windows 8 Sales

The company says its partners aren’t building enough touchscreen devices
by Bogdan Popa, January 24th, 2013
 

Sony Fined by UK Authority for PSN Hacking

The company needs to pay £250,000 ($395,775/€297,132) for its security error
by Andrei Dobra, January 24th, 2013
 

Barack Obama Gets “Need-to-Do” List from Greenpeace

The organization wants to help the US President figure out its working agenda for 2013
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
Bloody Pillow and Blanket Found in Crib of Toddler Who Died from Head Trauma

Bloody Pillow and Blanket Found in Crib of Toddler Who Died from Head Trauma

by Raluca Anghel, January 24th, 2013
The Irish nanny of the child has been arrested for assault
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Sharp Working on iPad mini 2 Screens [DigiTimes]

Production of the larger iPads begins to decrease at Apple’s suppliers overseas
by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
 

Incoming 2013: Watch Dogs

Can this novel open world game from Ubisoft surprise people?
by Andrei Dobra, January 24th, 2013
 

Mali: World's Loneliest Elephant Needs Help Moving to Thailand, Making Friends

This elephant has been living alone for over three decades
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
Motorola Solutions Plans Rugged Windows 8 Tablet [Bloomberg]

Motorola Solutions Plans Rugged Windows 8 Tablet Bloomberg

by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
The device will be aimed at businesses and industrial customers
 

Samsung: We've Produced over 300 Million OLED Panels

The display technology achieves a milestone 68 as tall as Mt. Everest
by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
 

Cuteness Overload Sparks Aggression, Study Says

When the cuteness gets too much to handle, people become aggressive
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
 

Japanese Prime Minister Thinks the Elderly Should “Hurry Up and Die”

Taro Aso speaks about “tube people,” who cannot feed without special assistance
by Raluca Anghel, January 24th, 2013
Lindsay Lohan’s Movie “The Canyons” Rejected by SXSW

Lindsay Lohan’s Movie “The Canyons” Rejected by SXSW

by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
Project has significant quality issues, film festival refuses to include it for screening
 

iOS 7 – New APIs/Frameworks, Updated SDK Coming

Apple is seeking qualified personnel for developing and maintaining test APIs
by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
 

DNA Bullets Used to Tag Potential Crooks, No Killing Involved

A British security company has launched a new suspect-tracking system
by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
Singer Chely Wright Expecting Twins with Wife Lauren Blitzer

Singer Chely Wright Expecting Twins with Wife Lauren Blitzer

by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
The two made the announcement on Howard Bragman’s YouTube show, “Gwissues”
 

Google Image Search Gets a Tablet-Inspired Redesign

The new image search keeps people inside the search results page more
by Lucian Parfeni, January 24th, 2013
 

Bald Eagle Stuck Upside Down in a Tree Is Rescued by Firefighters

The bird accidentally got caught in a fishing line, needed urgent help
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
 

XBLA Developer Criticizes Microsoft Points Pricing Policy

It might be one reason why Japanese developers avoid the platform
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 24th, 2013
Western Digital Posts Profit and Several Billions of Revenue for 2012

Western Digital Posts Profit and Several Billions of Revenue for 2012

by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
The company definitely did better than AMD, during the last quarter at least
 

10 Bangladesh Government Websites Defaced by Mauritania Hacker Team

The hacktivists are threatening the Bangladeshi Grey Hat Hacker group
by Eduard Kovacs, January 24th, 2013
 

HTC M7 Reportedly Receives Wi-Fi Certification

The Android smartphone should become official next month
by Ionut Arghire, January 24th, 2013
 

Shakespeare's Sonnets Get Stored in DNA

Researchers say DNA-storage is “apocalypse proof,” therefore well worth considering
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
3 Men Suspected of Developing and Distributing Gozi Malware Charged

3 Men Suspected of Developing and Distributing Gozi Malware Charged

by Eduard Kovacs, January 24th, 2013
The individuals are from Russia, Latvia and Romania
 

Change in Moroccan Law Will No Longer Link Rape to Marriage

In 2012, a teenager took her life because she was being forced to marry her assailant
by Raluca Anghel, January 24th, 2013
 

CrossOver Linux 12.1.0 Dumps Mono and Fixes Major Unity Bug

Download the latest CrossOver Linux trial right now from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 24th, 2013
Teen Mom Jenelle Evans Wants a Divorce ASAP

Teen Mom Jenelle Evans Wants a Divorce ASAP

by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
Reality star has miscarriage scare, husband of 2 months is conveniently out of town
 

Apple Posts the Largest Corporate Earnings in History

AAPL falls 10% in after-hours trading as negative rumors continue to circulate
by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
 

Deformed Dolphin Is Adopted by a Pod of Sperm Whales

The dolphin displays a severe deformation to its spine, but the whales don't seem to mind
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013