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About 46 articles found for 26 January 2013:

 

Weekend Reading: THQ's Legacy Will Live On

We'll still get to see the games THQ was involved in soon enough
by Andrei Dobra, January 26th, 2013
 

Crusader Kings II For Linux Gets a Huge Update on Steam

This new patch introduces a huge number of changes for the gameplay
by Silviu Stahie, January 26th, 2013
 

Resident Evil 6 Gets Siege Mode DLC in March

Protect or hunt down an AI-controlled character in this multiplayer experience
by Andrei Dobra, January 26th, 2013
Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg? The Biggest Question of Our Time Answered - Video

Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg? The Biggest Question of Our Time Answered - Video

by Lucian Parfeni, January 26th, 2013
The ancient question has finally been answered, we can all move on with our lives
 

H.265 Video Codec Approved, Here Comes the Second Web Video War

H.265 may have a harder time becoming ubiquitous like H.264
by Lucian Parfeni, January 26th, 2013
 

Disqualified Contestants Sue American Idol for Alleged Racism

Nine African-American applicants claim to being treated as “violent criminals,” “liars”
by Raluca Anghel, January 26th, 2013
 

Mageia 3 Beta 2 Is Based on Linux Kernel 3.8 RC

The developers haven't explained which Release Candidate they are using for the kernel
by Silviu Stahie, January 26th, 2013
World's Oldest Portrait Has Been Around for 26,000 Years

World's Oldest Portrait Has Been Around for 26,000 Years

by Laura Sinpetru, January 26th, 2013
The portrait is roughly the size of a thumb, depicts a woman's face
 

LaCie Blade Runner, an External HDD That Looks like a Cooler

It is only being produced in limited quantities for those that have specific tastes
by Sebastian Pop, January 26th, 2013
 

German Soldiers Are Growing Breasts, But Only on the Left Side of Their Bodies

Doctors think it's because of a drill during which they slam rifles into their chest
by Laura Sinpetru, January 26th, 2013
 

Mumbai Gives Female Residents Chili Powder in Self-Defense Campaign

Knives have also been handed out, and women were encouraged to use them if attacked
by Raluca Anghel, January 26th, 2013
Barrett Brown Charged with Concealing Evidence

Barrett Brown Charged with Concealing Evidence

by Eduard Kovacs, January 26th, 2013
He's accused of hiding a couple of laptops between his mother's dishes
Source: iPad mini 2 Codenamed J85 Launching in October
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Source: iPad mini 2 Codenamed J85 Launching in October

Apple’s next diminutive tablet computer will most likely have a Retina display
by Filip Truta, January 26th, 2013
 

Subway Issues Apology for Sub-Standard Footlong

The company states that it values customer satisfaction, and will mend the issue
by Raluca Anghel, January 26th, 2013
 

Polar Bears, Activists Shut Down Shell Fuel Station in Davos

The protest was part and parcel of Greenpeace's Save the Arctic campaign
by Laura Sinpetru, January 26th, 2013
Scottish Power Twitter Account Hacked, Used to Send Malicious DMs

Scottish Power Twitter Account Hacked, Used to Send Malicious DMs

by Eduard Kovacs, January 26th, 2013
The company addressed the issue and apologized for the incident
 

Bigfoot in Oregon – Is an Animal Making These Strange Sounds?

Strange noises come from a swamp on the Umatilla Indian Reservation
by Raluca Anghel, January 26th, 2013
 

Magnetic Levitation Used to Make 3-D Artificial Lungs

Researchers ditch petri dishes, turn towards magnetic levitation instead
by Laura Sinpetru, January 26th, 2013
Working Tractor Beam Invented, It's Very Small Though

Working Tractor Beam Invented, It's Very Small Though

by Sebastian Pop, January 26th, 2013
Scientists only tug very tiny particles, but at least they proved the concept is viable
iPad 5 Codenamed J72 Launching in October – Report
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iPad 5 Codenamed J72 Launching in October – Report

The tablet is expected to take (design) cues from the iPad mini
by Filip Truta, January 26th, 2013
 

Tina Turner Renounces Her U.S. Citizenship, Will Become Swiss Citizen

The 73-year-old has been living in a Zurich suburb for more than 15 years
by Raluca Anghel, January 26th, 2013
 

Download Now New Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Patch on Xbox 360, Soon on PS3

The new update is also heading to the PC and Wii U platforms soon enough
by Andrei Dobra, January 26th, 2013
 

Dolphin Dies in Highly Polluted NYC Canal

Marine researchers say the dolphin must have been sick for quite a while
by Laura Sinpetru, January 26th, 2013
 

iPhone 5S Codenamed N51 and N53 to Launch in July – Report

Trusty source says the phone will pack a 13-megapixel camera and a speedier CPU
by Filip Truta, January 26th, 2013
Google Saint Helena Defaced by Pakistani Hackers

Google Saint Helena Defaced by Pakistani Hackers

by Eduard Kovacs, January 26th, 2013
PAKbugs hacked the DNS servers and made the domain point to their own website
 

Watch: Hilarious Scottie Puppy Pinwheel Goes Viral

The pooches simply love drinking milk and spinning at the same time
by Laura Sinpetru, January 26th, 2013
Obama Violates Constitution with Recess Appointments

Obama Violates Constitution with Recess Appointments

by Raluca Anghel, January 26th, 2013
Three members of the National Labor Relations Board have been questioned
 

Incoming 2013: PlayStation 4

The PS4 (aka the Orbis) is going to be revealed soon enough
by Andrei Dobra, January 26th, 2013
 

No Pre-Orders for Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro

The company may not allow customers to pre-order the device before launch
by Bogdan Popa, January 26th, 2013