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About 113 articles found for 25 January 2013:

 

Incoming 2013: Next-Gen Handheld

A console that needs to deliver a revolution to drive sales
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 26th, 2013
 

Future Movies Might Be Revealed via Disney Infinity

Content will be delivered via download for next-gen consoles
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 26th, 2013
Fake British Telecom Notice of Delivery Spreads Cridex Malware

Fake British Telecom Notice of Delivery Spreads Cridex Malware

by Eduard Kovacs, January 25th, 2013
The BlackHole exploit kit is used to push the malicious element
 

Quitting Cigarettes Before the Age of 40 Ups One's Life Expectancy

Still, those who never take up the habit are bound to live longer
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
 

EndWeekGame: January 25

Playing Devil May Cry, Mass Effect 3, Crusader Kings II and FM 2013
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 25th, 2013
H&M Rolls Out Cutting-Edge Water Conservation Strategy

H&M Rolls Out Cutting-Edge Water Conservation Strategy

by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
The company makes significant progress in terms of improving on its ecological footprint
 

Picture of the Day: Week-Old Baby Elephant Goes for a Swim

The elephant still has to figure out what water is all about, yet mum is ready to help
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
Opera Mini Gets Loaded on TECNO’s Devices in Africa

Opera Mini Gets Loaded on TECNO’s Devices in Africa

by Ionut Arghire, January 25th, 2013
A co-branded flavor of the browser arrives on the company's handsets
Resident Evil 6 on the PC Has Exclusive The Mercenaries: No Mercy Mode
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Keep a Close Eye on Your Finances

Keep a Close Eye on Your Finances

by Iulia Ivan, January 25th, 2013
Monitor transactions and analyze spending patterns in a colorful environment
 

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Getting Window Application Mode

The Android Jelly Bean operating system can do another thing Windows can
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
 

Avast Launches Bug Bounty Program

Researchers can earn as much as $5,000 (3,750 EUR) for finding vulnerabilities
by Eduard Kovacs, January 25th, 2013
 

Sony Releases Official Jelly Bean Custom ROM for Xperia T

This build is mostly aimed at developers and Android tech-savvy
by Cosmin Vasile, January 25th, 2013
 

Apple Complaint Against Samsung to Be Reviewed by ITC Bloomberg

One of the decisions in the patent fight doesn't sit well with the regulative body
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
San Francisco's Mayor Suggests Alcohol Ban During Super Bowl

San Francisco's Mayor Suggests Alcohol Ban During Super Bowl

by Raluca Anghel, January 25th, 2013
Ed Lee wants bar owners to serve alcohol responsibly
 

Logitech: We Are Not Giving Up PC Gaming, No Matter What Anyone Thinks

Stopping console peripheral production doesn't mean the same will happen to PCs
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
 

Canvas Tablets Are Among the Cheapest Android Slates Yet

They both measure 7 inches in diagonal and ship for as little as $100 / 100 Euro
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
Shaggy Is Not Dead – The Artist Is the Victim of a Twitter Hoax

Shaggy Is Not Dead – The Artist Is the Victim of a Twitter Hoax

by Raluca Anghel, January 25th, 2013
News of his alleged death went viral with the #RIPShaggy hashtag on Twitter
 

White LG Optimus G to Arrive at Rogers in February

The white Nokia Lumia 920 and other LTE devices have seen a price cut
by Ionut Arghire, January 25th, 2013
 

30% of All RAM Shipped in 2013 Will Be Mobile

The prediction fits all the talk about PCs losing ground to mobile products
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
 

Watch: Squirrel's OMG Moment Goes Viral

This African ground squirrel has an adorable reaction after noticing a leopard
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
Cambridge University Building Graphene Center

Cambridge University Building Graphene Center

by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
Its scientists will try to puzzle through the capabilities of this revolutionary material
 

Saints Row Should Drop Innuendos to Compete with GTA, Says Cliff Bleszinski

The two series show off the best of the open-world genre
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 25th, 2013
 

Chewbacca Finally Has a Girlfriend, All Thanks to the Staff at the Denver Zoo

This male red panda seems quite pleased with the idea of getting Daisy as a girlfriend
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
Lego Accused of Racism over Jabba the Hut's Palace Looking Too Turkish

Lego Accused of Racism over Jabba the Hut's Palace Looking Too Turkish

by Raluca Anghel, January 25th, 2013
The structure that is supposed to hold Han Solo resembles a Turkish mosque
 

New Mini-ITX Motherboard from Axiomtek Ready for Intel Chips

It is made with medical, gaming and surveillance in mind, among other things
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
 

MSI Launches New Socket AM3+ Motherboard for AMD FX CPUs

The company makes an entry-level mainboard for 8-core chips
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
 

Assassin's Creed 3: Tyranny of King Washington Chapter 1 Out on February 19

Experience the first part from the upcoming expansion on PC, PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U
by Andrei Dobra, January 25th, 2013
iPhone 6 with iClear Retina Display – Concept by Dakota Adney

iPhone 6 with iClear Retina Display – Concept by Dakota Adney

by Filip Truta, January 25th, 2013
Probably eons away, but still a nice concept to look at nonetheless
 

Labrador Helps Woman Deliver Her Baby

The dog followed woman in the maternity ward, witnessed the labor
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
Chrome Experimental Flags and 3D WebGL in the Latest Android Beta – Screenshots

Chrome Experimental Flags and 3D WebGL in the Latest Android Beta

by Lucian Parfeni, January 25th, 2013
The latest Chrome for Android beta now supports WebGL
 

Smoking Could Soon Be Illegal in Oregon

Proposed bill aims to label cigarettes as prescription-only drugs
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
 

Sapphire Edge HD4, the Smallest PC in the World

It is the latest in a longer product series and is superior to the others
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
 

AT&T’s Lumia 900 to Get Windows Phone 7.8 on January 30

The update will bring along a variety of fixes and enhancements
by Ionut Arghire, January 25th, 2013
Rebooted SimCity Drops Single City Focus

Rebooted SimCity Drops Single City Focus

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 25th, 2013
Gamers will need to create supporting infrastructure
 

Money Quarrel Leads to 900 Dolphins Being Slaughtered by Villagers

The villagers say their killing these animals was an act of retaliation
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
 

Prince Slams Madonna and Maroon 5 in New Interview

He speaks of Madonna's need for attention and Maroon 5 covering one of his songs
by Raluca Anghel, January 25th, 2013
Polar Caps Made Out of CO2 Ice Explode During the Martian Spring – Video

Polar Caps Made Out of CO2 Ice Explode During the Martian Spring

by Lucian Parfeni, January 25th, 2013
During winter, temperatures drop so much that CO2 freezes
 

Incoming 2013: Star Wars 1313

Can LucasArts deliver a great Star Wars game without Jedi knights or Sith lords?
by Andrei Dobra, January 25th, 2013
 

CM Storm Sirius S Gaming Headset Launched by Cooler Master

It is a 5.1-channel audio device based on a product released about two years ago
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
 

Rare Lynx Are Spotted in Colorado, Photo Goes Viral

The photo was taken by a National Park Service employee about a week ago
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
SEGA Plans to Use Relic for PC Online Games

SEGA Plans to Use Relic for PC Online Games

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 25th, 2013
The developer might revive Company of Heroes Online
 

Fat Shaming Is the Only Way to Curb Obesity, Bioethicist Says

Making overweight people feel bad about themselves might convince them to go on a diet
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
 

HDD Prices Will Return to Historical Levels, but Slowly

Right now, platter spinners are at the pre-economic crisis levels
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
 

Burger King Drops Firm Supplying Beef with Traces of Horse Meat

The restaurant chain has ended contract with Silvercrest Foods, owned by ABP Food Group
by Raluca Anghel, January 25th, 2013
Board of Investment of Sri Lanka Hacked by Davy Jones, Investor Data Leaked

Board of Investment of Sri Lanka Hacked by Davy Jones, Investor Data Leaked

by Eduard Kovacs, January 25th, 2013
The hacker has also breached the site of an important theater
 

It's Official: Obie the Obese Dachshund Gets to Live with His Foster Mom

The dog has managed to shed a considerable amount of weight, feels better than ever
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm's New Replay Feature Recovers Interrupted Games
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YouTube, Gmail, Google, Intel Turkmenistan Sites Defaced by Iranian Hackers

The attackers leveraged an SQL Injection vulnerability to hack the TLD administrator
by Eduard Kovacs, January 25th, 2013
 

New Mid-Tower Case Launched by Fractal Design, Arc Midi R2

This goes to show that high-performance PCs don't need to be large and bulky
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
RIM to Sell Its Hardware Division to Lenovo [Bloomberg]

RIM to Sell Its Hardware Division to Lenovo Bloomberg

by Ionut Arghire, January 25th, 2013
Both companies reportedly seek new strategic deals to boost presence on the market
 

McDonald's Commits to Selling Only Sustainable Fish

All of McDonald's locations in the US will serve certified seafood alone
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
 

Halo 4 Gets Griffball Playlist and New Specializations on Monday

Gamers can choose between the Stalker and Engineer
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 25th, 2013
al-Qassam Cyber Fighters Launch Attacks on 14 New Financial Institutions

al-Qassam Cyber Fighters Launch Attacks on 14 New Financial Institutions

by Eduard Kovacs, January 25th, 2013
A total of 24 financial institutions have been disrupted in week 7 of Operation Ababil 2
 

90% of All LCD TVs Sold This Year Will Use LED (2013)

There is barely any price difference between them and CCFL now
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
 

Dota 2 Update Adds Troll Warlord, New Features and Fixes

An All Random matchmaking system and a new tournament calendar option are included
by Andrei Dobra, January 25th, 2013
 

Japan: Devil May Cry Takes the Lead, 3DS XL Keeps Its Position

The PlayStation Vita has yet another bad week, under 10,000
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 25th, 2013
New Stomach Bug Takes Its Toll on People in the US

New Stomach Bug Takes Its Toll on People in the US

by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
CDC says the bug causes nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain
 

Acer Sets Off in Four Directions at Once

The company hopes this will make up for the weakening of its brands
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
Google Updates Chrome Beta for Android Once Again, More Bug Fixes

Google Updates Chrome Beta for Android Once Again, More Bug Fixes

by Cosmin Vasile, January 25th, 2013
Some issues on DROID DNA and Galaxy Note II have yet to be repaired
 

Microsoft Says Users Are Already Dumping Windows XP

The company claims that more consumers are upgrading to newer Windows versions
by Bogdan Popa, January 25th, 2013
 

15,000 Nile Crocodiles Escape from Farm in South Africa

One of them made its way into a local school, another visited a sports field
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
 

HTC Desire U Officially Unveiled with Android 4.0 ICS and 1 GHz CPU

The smartphone will soon be available for only $275/€205 outright
by Cosmin Vasile, January 25th, 2013
 

Microsoft Reports Revenues of $21.46 Billion (€16 Billion) for Q4 2012

The company has just announced its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2012
by Bogdan Popa, January 25th, 2013