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About 129 articles found for 25 February 2013:

Avast Introduces “Malware Attacks” Comic Strip

Avast Introduces “Malware Attacks” Comic Strip

by Eduard Kovacs, February 25th, 2013
The first two installments have already been published
 

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
 

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

Watch: Baby Pandas Learn to Walk

by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
The slippery floor sabotages most of their efforts to get around on all fours
 

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

Chimps Get a Kick Out of Solving Puzzles

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

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

The developers are still improving this excellent FPS
by Silviu Stahie, February 25th, 2013
Oscars 2013: Brandi Glanville’s Dress Nearly Falls Off – Photo

Oscars 2013: Brandi Glanville’s Dress Nearly Falls Off

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

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

A lot of other packages were updates, along with the Linux kernel
by Silviu Stahie, February 25th, 2013
Oscars 2013: Dolby Theater Is Flooded Ahead of the Big Night

Oscars 2013: Dolby Theater Is Flooded Ahead of the Big Night

by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
Toilet triggers flood in theater lobby, but Oscarcast goes ahead regardless
 

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
Climate Change Set to Bring Water Shortages to the US Southwest, Great Plains

Climate Change Set to Bring Water Shortages to the US Southwest, Great Plains

by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
Report pins down the areas most likely to be hit by droughts in the following 60 years
 

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
Sony NEX-3N and A58 Cameras Finally Priced

Sony NEX-3N and A58 Cameras Finally Priced

by Sebastian Pop, February 25th, 2013
They are surprisingly cheap, all things considered
 

Ikea Meatballs Found to Contain Horsemeat

The meatballs' label erroneously said they were made from beef and pork
by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
 

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

Twitter Account of Oscar Pistorius' Older Brother Hacked

by Eduard Kovacs, February 25th, 2013
The hacker said the Olympian was going to do interviews
 

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
Oscars 2013: Seth MacFarlane Offends with Chris Brown, Rihanna Joke

Oscars 2013: Seth MacFarlane Offends with Chris Brown, Rihanna Joke

by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
Voices online point out that domestic violence is no laughing matter
 

GNOME Shell 3.8 Beta 1 Now Has Middle-Click Paste

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

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
Pollution Is Affecting the Reproductive Systems of Otters in the UK

Pollution Is Affecting the Reproductive Systems of Otters in the UK

by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
Researchers fear humans might soon begin experiencing similar problems
Students Explicitly Asked to Sniff Cocaine, All for the Sake of Science

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

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

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
 

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
Oscars 2013: Quvenzhané Wallis Called the C-Word on Twitter

Oscars 2013: Quvenzhané Wallis Called the C-Word on Twitter

by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
Satire site The Onion calls young actress name, deletes tweet afterwards
 

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

The phone will be launched in yellow, cyan, magenta, white and black
by Ionut Arghire, February 25th, 2013
From Smartphones to Smart TVs: LG Buys webOS from HP

From Smartphones to Smart TVs: LG Buys webOS from HP

by Sebastian Pop, February 25th, 2013
The operating system whose progress HP botched will be resurrected
 

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
Pakistani Hacker Defaces Site of Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Mass Media and Information

Pakistani Hacker Defaces Site of Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Mass Media and Information

by Eduard Kovacs, February 25th, 2013
The hacker is protesting against the executions of Tamils
 

Government of Pakistan Portal Breached by Indian Hacker (Updated)

Hacktivists are protesting against the recent Hyderabad bomb attacks
by Eduard Kovacs, February 25th, 2013
Oscars 2013: Daniel Day-Lewis’ Funny Acceptance Speech – Video

Oscars 2013: Daniel Day-Lewis’ Funny Acceptance Speech

by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
Emotional actor wins his third Oscar for leading man, gives amazing speech
 

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
Gearbox Embezzled Aliens: Colonial Marines Money, Anonymous Sega Exec Says

Gearbox Embezzled Aliens: Colonial Marines Money, Anonymous Sega Exec Says

by Andrei Dobra, February 25th, 2013
The studio used the cash to fund its other projects, like Borderlands 1 and 2
 

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

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

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

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

MWC 2013: Sony Releases Quad-Core Xperia Tablet Z

by Sebastian Pop, February 25th, 2013
The 9.6 mm-thick device has only been up for sale in Japan until now
 

Kuwaiti Hackers Breach Website of Lebanese Parliament

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

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
Free Mass Effect 3, Dead or Alive 5 Coming to PS Plus Members in Europe

Free Mass Effect 3, Dead or Alive 5 Coming to PS Plus Members in Europe

by Andrei Dobra, February 25th, 2013
Joe Danger 2, Metal Gear Solid HD Collection and Puddle are also coming
 

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

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

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: Helen Hunt Wears Eco-Friendly H&M Dress

Oscars 2013: Helen Hunt Wears Eco-Friendly H&M Dress

by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
The actress says she chose the dress because of H&M partnership with Global Green
 

Oscars 2013: Shirley Bassey Brings Down the House

Diva closes James Bond tribute with “Goldfinger,” totally kills it
by Elena Gorgan, February 25th, 2013
 

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

Mozilla Previews Firefox OS at MWC 2013

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

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

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

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