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About 128 articles found for 25 February 2013:

 

Prehistoric Continent Pinned Down Under the Indian Ocean

Remains of this ancient continent are allegedly scattered between Madagascar and India
by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
Greenpeace Points Fashion Brands in the Right Direction

Greenpeace Points Fashion Brands in the Right Direction

by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
The activists cover Maurizio Cattelan’s “The Finger” with a green glove
 

Firefighters Rescue Horse Stuck in Natural Sink Hole

The horse made it out of this ordeal without sustaining any injuries
by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
 

Picture of the Day: The State-of-the-Art Skyscraper of 2050

Engineering multinational Arup releases picture of how future skyscrapers might look like
by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
 

Watch: Baby Pandas Learn to Walk

The slippery floor sabotages most of their efforts to get around on all fours
by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
Google Promises Quickoffice Port for the Chromebook Pixel, Thanks to Native Client

Google Promises Quickoffice Port for the Chromebook Pixel, Thanks to Native Client

by Lucian Parfeni, February 25th, 2013
A number of Quickoffice viewers are already available on the Chromebook Pixel
 

Koalas Get Married at Chinese Safari Park

After exchanging their vows, the newlyweds agreed to sit for a photo shoot
by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
 

Britain's Oldest Dog Turns 22, Still Feels Ready to Take on the World

Daisy's age is the equivalent of a human being 100 years old
by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
 

Chimps Get a Kick Out of Solving Puzzles

These animals experience feelings of satisfaction when completing puzzles, study says
by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
 

Nokia’s Mapping and Navigation Services Become HERE

Now available on all Windows Phone 8 devices in specific markets
by Ionut Arghire, February 25th, 2013
Serious Sam 3: BFE Gets Another Serious Update for Linux

Serious Sam 3: BFE Gets Another Serious Update for Linux

by Silviu Stahie, February 25th, 2013
The developers are still improving this excellent FPS
 

Oscars 2013: Brandi Glanville’s Dress Nearly Falls Off

Reality star makes unexpected appearance, lands on everybody’s worst dressed list
by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
 

Kickstarter-Funded Short “Innocente” Gets an Oscar

The documentary film gets an Academy Award for “Best Documentary Short”
by Sebastian Pop, February 25th, 2013
Superb Mini Server 2.0.3 Switches to Samba 4

Superb Mini Server 2.0.3 Switches to Samba 4

by Silviu Stahie, February 25th, 2013
A lot of other packages were updates, along with the Linux kernel
Barnes & Noble Buyout: Chairman Leonard Riggio Sets to Buy Bookstores

Barnes & Noble Buyout: Chairman Leonard Riggio Sets to Buy Bookstores

by Raluca Anghel, February 25th, 2013
Riggio plans to dump the unprofitable Nook e-books and devices section
 

46-Megapixel Camera Made by Sigma

The DP3 Merrill Compact uses Foveon X3 direct image sensor
by Sebastian Pop, February 25th, 2013
 

Bit.Trip Presents Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien Review (PC)

Can this new running game make it across the finish line?
by Andrei Dobra, February 25th, 2013
Free Meloetta Coming to Pokemon Black and White 2 Owners via GameStop in March

Free Meloetta Coming to Pokemon Black and White 2 Owners via GameStop in March

by Andrei Dobra, February 25th, 2013
Check out a video of the powerful new creature in action
 

Oscars 2013: Britney Spears Debuts Brunette Hair

Singer unveils new look at Elton John’s Oscars party, looks radiant
by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: Ryan Seacrest Snubs Catherine Zeta Jones

Ryan turns his back on the actress even though she’d asked him a question
by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
 

Ikea Meatballs Found to Contain Horsemeat

The meatballs' label erroneously said they were made from beef and pork
by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
cPanel Technical Support Department Server Hacked

cPanel Technical Support Department Server Hacked

by Eduard Kovacs, February 25th, 2013
Users are being advised to change their passwords
 

Oscars 2013: Charlize Theron Dazzles in White Dior, Pixie Cut

Actress says every woman should shave her head at least once because it’s liberating
by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: AMD Turbo Dock Demoed on Temash Tablet

The 40% boost in performance will occur when the slate is docked
by Sebastian Pop, February 25th, 2013
 

Twitter Account of Oscar Pistorius' Older Brother Hacked

The hacker said the Olympian was going to do interviews
by Eduard Kovacs, February 25th, 2013
Oscars 2013: Jennifer Lawrence Makes Red Carpet Confession

Oscars 2013: Jennifer Lawrence Makes Red Carpet Confession

by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
Star admits she’s hungry, eager for the show to be over to eat
 

MWC 2013: ASUS Fonepad Goes Official with 3G Voice Features

Running under Android 4.1 with an Atom Z2420 processor inside
by Ionut Arghire, February 25th, 2013
 

Ubisoft Wants Short PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720 Life Cycle

Company teams will need less than two years to unlock console potential
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 25th, 2013
GNOME Shell 3.8 Beta 1 Now Has Middle-Click Paste

GNOME Shell 3.8 Beta 1 Now Has Middle-Click Paste

by Silviu Stahie, February 25th, 2013
A few other new features have been added in this release
 

Oscars 2013: Jennifer Lawrence Is Awesome in GIFs

Best Actress winner is also one of the cutest, lovable stars at the awards gala
by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
Pistorius' Brother Facing Homicide Trial for Motorcycle Accident Death

Pistorius' Brother Facing Homicide Trial for Motorcycle Accident Death

by Raluca Anghel, February 25th, 2013
Carl Pistorius is on trial for causing a motorcycle driver's death in 2008
 

Students Explicitly Asked to Sniff Cocaine, All for the Sake of Science

Clinical study aims to investigate how this drug impacts on the human body
by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
 

AMD Prepares TressFX Technology to “Render, Rinse, Repeat”

The company decides to be remarkably tight-lipped about what it does
by Sebastian Pop, February 25th, 2013
Russian “Punisher” Bus Driver Crashes into Cars That Cut Him Off – Video

Russian “Punisher” Bus Driver Crashes into Cars That Cut Him Off

by Raluca Anghel, February 25th, 2013
One driver in Russia has been in over 100 car accidents
 

Malware Infects Computers at Several Oil Rigs and Platforms

The malicious elements were downloaded from adult and music piracy websites
by Eduard Kovacs, February 25th, 2013
MWC 2013: Nokia 301 Arrives with 3.5G, HD Voice, 39 Days on Standby

MWC 2013: Nokia 301 Arrives with 3.5G, HD Voice, 39 Days on Standby

by Ionut Arghire, February 25th, 2013
The phone will be launched in yellow, cyan, magenta, white and black
 

From Smartphones to Smart TVs: LG Buys webOS from HP

The operating system whose progress HP botched will be resurrected
by Sebastian Pop, February 25th, 2013
NASCAR Abuses Copyright Tools to Remove Horrific Crash Video from YouTube

NASCAR Abuses Copyright Tools to Remove Horrific Crash Video from YouTube

by Lucian Parfeni, February 25th, 2013
YouTube eventually reinstated the video shot by a spectator
 

World's Top 5 Creepiest, Most Shocking Photobombs Will Keep You Up at Night

Check out a vintage, country-side photobomb with Hitchcock-reminiscent feeling to it
by Raluca Anghel, February 25th, 2013
 

Surface Pro Users Get Shocked While the Tablet Is Charging

Several users are experiencing mild shocks while the tablet is recharging
by Bogdan Popa, February 25th, 2013
B&N May Abandon Nook Devices Altogether [NYT]

B&N May Abandon Nook Devices Altogether [NYT]

by Sebastian Pop, February 25th, 2013
Bookstore will only license content to third-party developers
 

Government of Pakistan Portal Breached by Indian Hacker (Updated)

Hacktivists are protesting against the recent Hyderabad bomb attacks
by Eduard Kovacs, February 25th, 2013
Vegas Shooting Prime Suspect Named, Ammar Harris Still at Large

Vegas Shooting Prime Suspect Named, Ammar Harris Still at Large

by Raluca Anghel, February 25th, 2013
The former felon is considered armed and dangerous
 

Intel Core i3-3250 CPU, the Fastest Core i3 Yet

It is listed in the MDDS database as having Ivy Bridge-M-2 core
by Sebastian Pop, February 25th, 2013
 

C-Sections Make Babies More Prone to Developing Allergies, Study says

Babies born by C-section are five times more likely to develop allergies by the age of two
by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
AMD Launches FirePro R5000 Graphics Card for Data Centers

AMD Launches FirePro R5000 Graphics Card for Data Centers

by Sebastian Pop, February 25th, 2013
The closest thing to NVIDIA GeForce GRID, albeit for professional use
 

Oscars 2013: Adele Performs “Skyfall”

Singer also took home the Oscar for Best Original Song with “Skyfall”
by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: Jennifer Lawrence Gives Most Awesome Acceptance Speech

“This is nuts!” Jennifer says of winning, after tripping and falling on the stairs
by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
 

Bloody Sock Sold for $92,000 (€69,600), Was Worn by Curt Schilling

Ex-Red Sox pitcher wore the sock when his tendon was damaged, during the 2004 World Series
by Raluca Anghel, February 25th, 2013
Microsoft Successfully Takes Down Bamital Botnet

Microsoft Successfully Takes Down Bamital Botnet

by Bogdan Popa, February 25th, 2013
The company says the botnet is still offline right now
 

New NVIDIA Headquarters to Be Complete by 2015

Phase 1 of construction will begin this June, right as summer starts
by Sebastian Pop, February 25th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: Ben Affleck Gets Choked Up in Acceptance Speech

“Argo” wins Best Picture, actor, director and producer is overwhelmed
by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: Sony Releases Quad-Core Xperia Tablet Z

The 9.6 mm-thick device has only been up for sale in Japan until now
by Sebastian Pop, February 25th, 2013
Kuwaiti Hackers Breach Website of Lebanese Parliament

Kuwaiti Hackers Breach Website of Lebanese Parliament

by Eduard Kovacs, February 25th, 2013
The hacktivists accuse the government of supporting the Syrian regime
 

Oscars 2013: Barbra Streisand Performs

Singer returns to the Oscars stage to pay tribute to good friend Marvin Hamlisch
by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: Nokia Lumia 720 Goes Official

The phone will be released in the first quarter of the year
by Ionut Arghire, February 25th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: HP Readies 7-Inch Tablet with Price of Just $169 / 128-169 Euro

The company made sacrifices in favor of affordability when it put it together
by Sebastian Pop, February 25th, 2013
Oscars 2013: Michelle Obama Makes Surprise Appearance – Video

Oscars 2013: Michelle Obama Makes Surprise Appearance

by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
First Lady of the Unites States presents Best Picture to “Argo”
 

Oscars 2013: Oscars All-Star Musical Tribute

“Chicago,” “Dreamgirls,” “Les Miserables” stars take part in amazing tribute
by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: Shirley Bassey Brings Down the House

Diva closes James Bond tribute with “Goldfinger,” totally kills it
by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
19 Arrested at Mall: Teenagers Wreak Havoc After Autograph Signing Session

19 Arrested at Mall: Teenagers Wreak Havoc After Autograph Signing Session

by Raluca Anghel, February 25th, 2013
Two people have sustained minor injuries and have been treated at local hospitals
 

Oscars 2013: Seth MacFarlane’s Awesome Opening Speech

Cpt. Kirk, music numbers, funny jabs – the best opener ever at the Oscars
by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
 

Mozilla Previews Firefox OS at MWC 2013

The company confirms handsets from Alcatel (TCL), LG, ZTE and Huawei
by Ionut Arghire, February 25th, 2013
 

Razzies 2013: “Twilight” Wins Worst Picture

Rihanna and Adam Sandler are also included on the list, as expected
by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
Oscars 2013: Jennifer Lawrence Trips and Falls – Video

Oscars 2013: Jennifer Lawrence Trips and Falls

by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
Actress has awkward moment in Dior dress, saves face graciously
 

Oscars 2013: The Winners

“Argo,” Jennifer Lawrence, Daniel Day-Lewis, Ang Lee win big on film’s biggest night
by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013