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About 123 articles found for 24 January 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
Dung Beetles Navigate Using the Stars, Milky Way

Dung Beetles Navigate Using the Stars, Milky Way

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

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

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

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

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

“We sold over 75 million iOS devices in the holiday quarter alone,” says Cook
by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
Download The Cave – One of the Coolest Adventure Games Released for OS X

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

by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
Seven characters with unique stories and abilities looking for a way out of “The Cave”
Samsung ATIV Odyssey Now Available at Verizon

Samsung ATIV Odyssey Now Available at Verizon

by Ionut Arghire, January 24th, 2013
A new Windows Phone 8 handset at only $49 on contract
Matt Damon Finally Gets His Revenge on Jimmy Kimmel – Video

Matt Damon Finally Gets His Revenge on Jimmy Kimmel

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

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
Kris Jenner Abused, Kicked and Threatened to Kill Kim Kardashian

Kris Jenner Abused, Kicked and Threatened to Kill Kim Kardashian

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

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

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

Microsoft Accused of Intercepting Skype Calls

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

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
Thailand Ad Not the First Outrageous IKEA Transgender Campaign

Thailand Ad Not the First Outrageous IKEA Transgender Campaign

by Raluca Anghel, January 24th, 2013
In 2006, IKEA launched a similar advertising campaign
 

“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

That would be quite a fascinating character, he says while promoting new film
by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
Football Star Kicks Ball Boy but Not “Hard Enough,” Joey Barton Says

Football Star Kicks Ball Boy but Not “Hard Enough,” Joey Barton Says

by Raluca Anghel, January 24th, 2013
Barton stands by the Chelsea player, stressing he just meant to recover the ball
 

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

Diva can be seen next in “Parker,” she promises one hell of a ride for fans
by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
London Helicopter Crash Pilot Had Been Warned Not to Fly in Bad Weather

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

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

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

The e-paper gadgets are selling to the North of the Niagara
by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
Descent|OS 3.0.2 Legacy Distro Features MATE 1.4

Descent|OS 3.0.2 Legacy Distro Features MATE 1.4

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

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
Dual-SIM Nokia 206 Now Available in India for $65/€50

Dual-SIM Nokia 206 Now Available in India for $65/€50

by Cosmin Vasile, January 24th, 2013
The handset can be purchased via leading retailer Infibeam
 

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
Microsoft Attacks PC Makers for Disappointing Windows 8 Sales

Microsoft Attacks PC Makers for Disappointing Windows 8 Sales

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

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
Sharp Working on iPad mini 2 Screens [DigiTimes]

Sharp Working on iPad mini 2 Screens [DigiTimes]

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

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
Kelly Osbourne Is Engaged to Matthew Mosshart

Kelly Osbourne Is Engaged to Matthew Mosshart

by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
He popped the question before Christmas, both are “really excited”
 

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

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

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
3DMark for Windows 8 Delayed, Microsoft, Others Blamed for It

3DMark for Windows 8 Delayed, Microsoft, Others Blamed for It

by Bogdan Popa, January 24th, 2013
Futuremark says working on partners takes a bit too much time
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

The company definitely did better than AMD, during the last quarter at least
by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
10 Bangladesh Government Websites Defaced by Mauritania Hacker Team

10 Bangladesh Government Websites Defaced by Mauritania Hacker Team

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

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
“Ben and Kate,” “Don’t Trust the B” Canceled for Poor Ratings

“Ben and Kate,” “Don’t Trust the B” Canceled for Poor Ratings

by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
Fox, ABC cut their losses, axe shows in mid-season
 

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

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

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
Nokia Drive+ Now Available for All Windows Phone 8 Devices

Nokia Drive+ Now Available for All Windows Phone 8 Devices

by Cosmin Vasile, January 24th, 2013
The app remains in beta so devs can continue to fine tune user’s experience
 

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