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About 147 articles found for 25 November 2012:

 

Mail.ru May Be Dropping Google for Its Own Search Engine

The move could be a hit for Google in Russia where it's already smaller than Yandex
by Lucian Parfeni, November 26th, 2012
 

Undersea Resort and Hotel Charges $15,000 (€11,500) per Week

The facilities are set to include several restaurants, bars, a gym and a wedding chapel
by Raluca Anghel, November 26th, 2012
Best Steam for Linux Games on Sale Right Now, Deals Expire Tomorrow

Best Steam for Linux Games on Sale Right Now, Deals Expire Tomorrow

by Silviu Stahie, November 26th, 2012
If you get the games on any other platform, you will also have them for Linux
 

Saturn and Venus Align Early Tuesday, a Sight to Be Seen

The beautiful rings of Saturn will be visible from Earth through telescopes
by Cristina Macari, November 26th, 2012
 

Morgan Freeman Narrates HRC Ad for Marriage Equality

Actor lends his voice for a good cause, first TV ad is out
by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
Windows 8 Update Causes the Start Screen to Freeze

Windows 8 Update Causes the Start Screen to Freeze

by Bogdan Popa, November 26th, 2012
A faulty patch is apparently doing more harm than good
 

Jelly Bean Arrives on Motorola RAZR HD at SFR

With Google Now, Project Butter enhancements and other improvements
by Ionut Arghire, November 26th, 2012
 

First Opera 12.12 Snapshot Available for Download

A new stability update is already on its way after Opera 12.11 landed last week
by Lucian Parfeni, November 26th, 2012
 

Halo 4: Spartan Ops Episode 4 Out Today, Gets Video Teaser

Explore the Didact's Hand and meet a mysterious new character
by Andrei Dobra, November 26th, 2012
Hacker: iOS 6 Protection Level Surpasses Every OS Out There

Hacker: iOS 6 Protection Level Surpasses Every OS Out There

by Filip Truta, November 26th, 2012
iOS customers are curious when they’ll be able to grab the jailbreak
 

Amazon Kindle Fire at Just $129 on Cyber Monday

The tablet normally sells for $174 but benefits from special offers
by Sebastian Pop, November 26th, 2012
 

Nationwide Hacked, Customer Details Compromised

Social security numbers, driver's license numbers and other information possibly stolen
by Eduard Kovacs, November 26th, 2012
 

Donald Trump’s Kids Urge Him to Quit Bashing Obama, Cool It Down

Eric, Donald Jr. and Ivanka have had enough of their dad’s making a fool of himself
by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
 

Google Acquires Hotspot Provider Icoa UPDATE

Google is already sponsoring free WiFi at thousands of locations in the US
by Lucian Parfeni, November 26th, 2012
Opera and TIM Partner to Deliver Mobile Apps to Users

Opera and TIM Partner to Deliver Mobile Apps to Users

by Ionut Arghire, November 26th, 2012
The two companies launch the TIM App Shop with over 55,000 apps
 

Thermaltake Reveals New Mini-ITX Case

For HTPCs and people who simply want their systems small
by Sebastian Pop, November 26th, 2012
Release Dates for Halo 4 DLC Map Packs Leaked
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Release Dates for Halo 4 DLC Map Packs Leaked

Find out when the Crimson, Majestic, and Castle War Games add-ons will be released
by Andrei Dobra, November 26th, 2012
 

illume OS 2.0 Distribution Is Based on Debian 6.0.6

The developers are confident that a final version should be available soon
by Silviu Stahie, November 26th, 2012
ESPN for Windows 8 App Released

ESPN for Windows 8 App Released

by Bogdan Popa, November 26th, 2012
The app is available right now in the Windows Store
 

Hugh Jackman Was Not First Choice for Wolverine

Jackman is grateful to Russell Crowe for turning it down and recommending him
by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
 

Bell and Virgin Mobile to Unlock the iPhone for $75/€60

The new service will be available starting November 26
by Cosmin Vasile, November 26th, 2012
 

Texan Applies to Change His Name to “Secede”

Arlington resident Larry SECEDE Kilgore will be running for governor
by Raluca Anghel, November 26th, 2012
Marijuana Helps a Seven-Year-Old Girl Fight Leukemia

Marijuana Helps a Seven-Year-Old Girl Fight Leukemia

by Cristina Macari, November 26th, 2012
Medical marijuana's use is authorized by the state of Oregon for children with cancer
 

Unofficial Unlock Available for DROID DNA’s Bootloader

The process is rather complicated and risky, users should refrain from it
by Ionut Arghire, November 26th, 2012
Dear Esther Announced for Linux, Get It at 50% Discount

Dear Esther Announced for Linux, Get It at 50% Discount

by Silviu Stahie, November 26th, 2012
The developer of Dear Esther is looking for Linux testers
 

Nokia Lumia 510 Powered by Windows Phone 7.8 Spotted in China

The new operating system is expected to be announced in the next few days
by Cosmin Vasile, November 26th, 2012
 

Brazilian Angler Chokes on Sole Fish, Dies

The fisherman couldn't stop the fish from blocking his windpipe
by Raluca Anghel, November 26th, 2012
 

Database-Destroying Narilam Malware Almost Extinct, Experts Say

Researchers haven't been able to find any links to Stuxnet, Duqu, Flame or Gauss
by Eduard Kovacs, November 26th, 2012
Intel NUC Gets New and Colorful Clothes from Abee

Intel NUC Gets New and Colorful Clothes from Abee

by Sebastian Pop, November 26th, 2012
A wide line of replacement cases has been put together
 

Linux Lite 1.0.2 Returns with a Vengeance, Get It Now

A new version of the Linux Lite distribution has been launched
by Silviu Stahie, November 26th, 2012
 

Grapefruit Can Be Fatal If Eaten with Certain Drugs

A concerning unawareness on the risks was noted among patients
by Cristina Macari, November 26th, 2012
 

Lady Gaga Discovers 35 Monsters in Her Garage in Peru

Singer wakes up to find fans had come to share Thanksgiving leftovers with her
by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
 

Ultrabook Shipments to Double in 2013

Manufacturer reports suggest as much, although the term “ultrabook” was used loosely
by Sebastian Pop, November 26th, 2012
Swedish Company Publishes “Gender-Neutral” Kids' Christmas Catalog

Swedish Company Publishes “Gender-Neutral” Kids' Christmas Catalog

by Raluca Anghel, November 26th, 2012
Girls play with guns and boys groom dolls in this politically correct catalog
 

Twitter May Be Opening an Office in Australia

The company has been expanding internationally lately
by Lucian Parfeni, November 26th, 2012
 

Buffalo's Latest Wi-Fi Router Forced to Limit Itself

The router can barely claim to be an 802.11ac wireless Ethernet device
by Sebastian Pop, November 26th, 2012
 

UberStudent 2.0.4 Is Based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

The distribution also relies on the XFCE desktop environment
by Silviu Stahie, November 26th, 2012
Driver Gets Life in Prison over Eighth DWI Conviction

Driver Gets Life in Prison over Eighth DWI Conviction

by Raluca Anghel, November 26th, 2012
Cornelio Garcia-Mata was charged with a first degree felony
 

Mars Cave Explorations: a Growing Temptation for Scientists

Martian caves could be a precious source of information on the planet's history
by Cristina Macari, November 26th, 2012
 

Justin Bieber Responds to “White Trash Prince” Label

The Biebs is criticized for his poor fashion taste, he fights back
by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
Cyber Monday Deals for Amazon PC Game Downloads Now Available

Cyber Monday Deals for Amazon PC Game Downloads Now Available

by Andrei Dobra, November 26th, 2012
Get 50% discounts on Borderlands 2, XCOM, NFS: Most Wanted, Battlefield 3 and more
 

Mozilla Mulls Firefox 17.0.1 to Fix Font Rendering Issue

Firefox 17 doesn't respect ClearType settings and always applies anti-aliasing fonts
by Lucian Parfeni, November 26th, 2012
 

Windows 8 Still Trailing Behind Windows 7 and Windows XP

New data shows that Windows 8’s market share grows bigger at a slower pace
by Bogdan Popa, November 26th, 2012
 

Samsung ATIV S Delayed to 2013 at T-Mobile Germany

The smartphone was initially planned for a Q4 2012 release
by Cosmin Vasile, November 26th, 2012
Faulty CSS Leads Users to Believe Kaspersky Site Was Hacked

Faulty CSS Leads Users to Believe Kaspersky Site Was Hacked

by Eduard Kovacs, November 26th, 2012
A large image of the Nyan Cat covered the regular content on the Antivirus 6.0 webpage
 

Vodafone Brings Xperia TX to Australia on November 28

The carrier will release it at $0 upfront on the $50 Plan
by Ionut Arghire, November 26th, 2012
HTC 8X Now Available in Israel via Orange and Cellcom

HTC 8X Now Available in Israel via Orange and Cellcom

by Cosmin Vasile, November 26th, 2012
The smartphone can be purchased for £635/ $1016/€785 outright
 

Alcohol-Exposed Fetuses Manifest Structural Brain Changes, Study Shows

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome brings the U.S. an expense of $4 billion every year
by Cristina Macari, November 26th, 2012
 

RemoteBox 1.5 Improves VirtualBox Guest Options

The latest version of RemoteBox can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, November 26th, 2012
 

Woman Arrested in Florida for Riding Manatee

Ana Gloria Garcia Gutierrez was charged with a second degree misdemeanor
by Raluca Anghel, November 26th, 2012
Grooveshark Anywhere, with Mobile Access, Is Now Only $5 (€3.85)

Grooveshark Anywhere, with Mobile Access, Is Now Only $5 (€3.85)

by Lucian Parfeni, November 26th, 2012
The music streaming service is cheaper than it's ever been
 

Live TV “Metro” App for Windows 8 Released

The popular FilmOn app lands on Microsoft’s latest operating system
by Bogdan Popa, November 26th, 2012
 

GhostBSD 3.0 RC4 Is Now Available for Testing

All problems regarding the folders in Home have been repaired
by Silviu Stahie, November 26th, 2012
Best Workout Fail Compilation Proves Working Out Is Unhealthy

Best Workout Fail Compilation Proves Working Out Is Unhealthy

by Raluca Anghel, November 26th, 2012
Fitness experts or amateurs overestimate their strength and resistance
 

Microsoft Secret Talks Reveal European Takeover Strategy

The Redmond-based company is looking into ways to expand its business in Europe
by Bogdan Popa, November 26th, 2012
Minecraft Update 1.5, Redstone, Gets First Details
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Minecraft Update 1.5, Redstone, Gets First Details

Pressure plates, new minecarts and much more are included in the patch
by Andrei Dobra, November 26th, 2012
 

Rihanna Makes It Rain “Diamonds” on X Factor UK

Star continues to promote new “Unapologetic” album, puts on amazing show
by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
Halle Berry Seeks Permanent Restraining Order Against Gabriel Aubry

Halle Berry Seeks Permanent Restraining Order Against Gabriel Aubry

by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
He’s too violent to be around his own daughter, star tries to convince judge
 

Drug Addicts Are Less Sensitive to Negative Messages, Study Shows

Substance-addicts' brain is less active when it comes to risk assessment
by Cristina Macari, November 26th, 2012
 

Minecraft for Windows 8 Revealed, Sort Of

A Minecraft version optimized for Windows 8 was presented at Minecon 2012
by Bogdan Popa, November 26th, 2012
BlackBerry 10 N-Series Device's QWERTY Keyboard Gets Photographed

BlackBerry 10 N-Series Device's QWERTY Keyboard Gets Photographed

by Ionut Arghire, November 26th, 2012
RIM will also launch BlackBerry phones with physical keyboards
 

Nintendo Wii Mini Out in December, Report Says

A redesigned and more compact version of the Wii might be released
by Andrei Dobra, November 26th, 2012
 

O2 to Release 3G Support for Windows RT and Surface RT

The company confirms via its Twitter account that support for Windows RT is coming
by Bogdan Popa, November 26th, 2012
 

20.5-Inch OLED, Sony's Monochrome Display with 2560 x 2048 Resolution

As strange as it sounds, the display is perfect for what it needs to do
by Sebastian Pop, November 26th, 2012
 

Anne Hathaway Says “Les Miserables” Haircut Made Her Look like Her Gay Brother

Star talks chopping all her hair off for the role that is said to win her an Oscar
by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
Details of 700 Students Leaked from Syrian Virtual University

Details of 700 Students Leaked from Syrian Virtual University

by Eduard Kovacs, November 26th, 2012
Hackers from GreySecurity took credit for the breach
 

Fishermen Find “Monster” 1,000 Lbs. (454 Kg) Tuna

The fish caught in Nova Scotia, in Canada, took two hours to bring on the boat
by Raluca Anghel, November 26th, 2012
 

Minecraft Is Coming to Raspberry Pi for Free

Notch and his studio will soon give users Minecraft: Pi Edition
by Silviu Stahie, November 26th, 2012
 

Windows 8 Sales Are Well Below Expectations – Market Analyst

Microsoft’s latest operating system fails to impress in Australia, too
by Bogdan Popa, November 26th, 2012
Download Minecraft Reality 1.0 iOS

Download Minecraft Reality 1.0 iOS

by Filip Truta, November 26th, 2012
13th Lab rolls out game that lets you combine Minecraft worlds with the real world
 

Nokia Launches Asha 205 and 206 in Emerging Markets

Both will be available in Q4 and will be priced at $60/€45
by Cosmin Vasile, November 26th, 2012
 

Christmas Scent Boosts Sales, Researchers Say

Simple scents are more easily perceived and more effective when it comes to sales
by Cristina Macari, November 26th, 2012
Hamachi Graphical Frontend, Haguichi 1.0.18, Fixes IPv6 Issues

Hamachi Graphical Frontend, Haguichi 1.0.18, Fixes IPv6 Issues

by Silviu Stahie, November 26th, 2012
A few more other fixes were added in this version
 

Rhythmbox 2.97 Review

A music management application that integrates well with GNOME desktop environment
by Silviu Stahie, November 26th, 2012
Microsoft to Hire Foreign Workers Due to a Shortage of Qualified Americans

Microsoft to Hire Foreign Workers Due to a Shortage of Qualified Americans

by Bogdan Popa, November 26th, 2012
The company currently has 3,400 job openings in the United States
 

ZTE Rumored to Plan 8-Core CPU Phone Called ZTE Apache

It would also pack it with a full HD screen, 13MP camera
by Ionut Arghire, November 26th, 2012
 

Kevin McHale’s Daughter Dies at 23

Daughter of Houston Rockets coach had been battling lupus for some time
by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
Windows 8 Apps Recount: Only 13,000+ Apps Available

Windows 8 Apps Recount: Only 13,000+ Apps Available

by Bogdan Popa, November 26th, 2012
Another unofficial source provides info on the Windows Store apps
 

Taylor Swift Dreams of Bad Boys

Star is the first to admit she falls in love fast and hard, says she has no choice
by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
 

iOS 7 Updated Notification Center Alerts Envisioned

With Jonathan Ive calling the shots on UIs, we should expect some changes
by Filip Truta, November 26th, 2012
Shoplift Suspect Dies at Walmart, in Confrontation Over 2 DVD Players

Shoplift Suspect Dies at Walmart, in Confrontation Over 2 DVD Players

by Raluca Anghel, November 26th, 2012
A customer in Lithonia, Georgia died as three employees confronted him in the parking lot
 

Shatter for Linux Review

An Arkanoid clone that is fun, simple and will keep players hooked
by Silviu Stahie, November 26th, 2012
 

Linux Kernel 3.7 RC7 Is Officially Released, Download Now

This is supposed to be the final development version before the final release
by Silviu Stahie, November 26th, 2012
 

Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Arrives on Galaxy S III at Vodafone Australia

The update arrives both OTA and via the Samsung Kies desktop software
by Ionut Arghire, November 26th, 2012
 

Katt Williams Sued by His Own Fans in Class Action Suit

Fans take action against comedian, organizer Live Nation
by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
Casey Anthony Detectives Overlooked Google Search on Her Computer

Casey Anthony Detectives Overlooked Google Search on Her Computer

by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
New evidence emerges, suggests a possibly different outcome in the trial
 

Script of the Day: Bolt

State-of-the-art, lightweight and simple CMS for PHP developers
by Catalin Cimpanu, November 25th, 2012