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About 125 articles found for 26 February 2013:

 

Full Cast Announced for Dancing With the Stars, Season 16

Andy Dick, Wynonna Judd and Kellie Pickler are perhaps the most famous names on the list
by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
 

Incoming 2013: Wargame AirLand Battle

A strategic take on World War III with fully simulated units
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 27th, 2013
Subscriptions Are Right for FF XIV: A Realm Reborn, Says Game Director

Subscriptions Are Right for FF XIV: A Realm Reborn, Says Game Director

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 27th, 2013
The game is similar to Blizzard's World of Warcraft
 

Justin Bieber Gets X Tattoo on His Left Arm

The tattoo depicting the Greek letter “Chi” can be viewed as an illustration of Christ
by Raluca Anghel, February 26th, 2013
 

China's Nitrogen Pollution Upped by 60% Between 1980-2010

Fertilizers, livestock, coal and cars are the ones to blame, study says
by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
Brain Cells Are Able to Outlive the Body

Brain Cells Are Able to Outlive the Body

by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
Life extension might be well within reach, study suggests
 

A Mediterranean Diet Can Add Years to One's Life

Heart attack and stroke risks are lowered by almost a third, study says
by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
 

Ubuntu Developer Summit Is Dead, Long Live Online UDS

Canonical replaced the physical Ubuntu Developer Summit event with an online one!
by Marius Nestor, February 26th, 2013
 

Watch: The Honest Coca-Cola Obesity Commercial

This commercial pokes fun at the company's anti-obesity campaign
by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
Advisory: Beware of Identity Theft Schemes During This Tax Season – Video

Advisory: Beware of Identity Theft Schemes During This Tax Season

by Eduard Kovacs, February 26th, 2013
Scambook provides 5 important tips on how to avoid falling victim
 

Sverre Liliequist: Skier Proves Faster than Avalanche

A skier triggers an avalanche during the Swatch Skiers Cup, held in Switzerland this month
by Raluca Anghel, February 26th, 2013
B&N Pulls a Dell, Goes Private, or at Least It Wants To [Forbes]

B&N Pulls a Dell, Goes Private, or at Least It Wants To [Forbes]

by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
Scrapping the whole Nook business may be just one of its plans
 

Micron's P410m, a New SAS Solid-State Drive

It is made for mission-critical tier 1 storage applications
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
 

Donkey, Buffalo and Goat Meat Found in Beef Products in South Africa

Luckily for the people eating them, these beef products contain no horsemeat
by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
Dell XPS 10 Windows RT LTE Tablet Approved by FCC

Dell XPS 10 Windows RT LTE Tablet Approved by FCC

by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
It will sell through AT&T, or at least will be compatible with its network
Blacklight: Retribution Senior Producer Talks About Free-to-Play and Co-op in Exclusive Interview

Blacklight: Retribution Senior Producer Talks About Free-to-Play and Co-op in Exclusive Interview

by Andrei Dobra, February 26th, 2013
Zombie Studios' Mark Hill talks about Blacklight and the secrets of making a free success
hot
 

MWC 2013: Hands-On Shots of I'm Watch Wrist Device

Featuring Bluetooth, it is described as the world's first real smartwatch
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
 

Egypt Hot Air Balloon Explodes, Crash Kills 18 Tourists

French, Belgian, Hungarian, British, Japanese and Hong Kong nationals have been killed
by Raluca Anghel, February 26th, 2013
 

Dog Gulps Down 109 Stones, Lives to Bark the Story

Barney ate the rocks while going for a walk on the beach with his owners
by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
 

Morrissey Cancels on Kimmel, Wants Nothing to Do with the Cast of Duck Dynasty

The rocker says he will reschedule his performance if Duck Dynasty is kicked off the show
by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
MWC 2013: Sony Xperia Tablet Z Hands-On

MWC 2013: Sony Xperia Tablet Z Hands-On

by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
The ARM-powered tablet has a nice, sleek, black frame
 

Closure for Linux Review

A puzzle game about the war between the light and dark
by Silviu Stahie, February 26th, 2013
Watch Dogs Has "Hyperconnected" Multiplayer, Ubisoft Says

Watch Dogs Has "Hyperconnected" Multiplayer, Ubisoft Says

by Andrei Dobra, February 26th, 2013
The game will blend asynchronous mechanics with new ones to create a bold experience
 

MWC 2013: Huawei MediaQ M310 Set-Top Box

The device is a fairly small contraption with 14mm thickness (0.55 inches)
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
 

Secunia Releases Patch Management Solution for SMBs

Free to use for up to 5 PCs for both private users and small businesses
by Ionut Ilascu, February 26th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: The Stunning Ladies

Metallic colors, gold, and bold hues dominate the red carpet
by Elena Gorgan, February 26th, 2013
 

Family Missing at Sea in California: Distress Signal May Help ID Passengers

A family of four has disappeared on an unregistered sailboat, off the coast of Monterey
by Raluca Anghel, February 26th, 2013
More Multiplayer Modes Coming to Tomb Raider After Launch, Developer Suggests

More Multiplayer Modes Coming to Tomb Raider After Launch, Developer Suggests

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 26th, 2013
The team is always exploring new ideas for innovative modes
 

AMD TressFX Technology Explained, Best-Looking Video Game Hair Ever

It is essentially a toolset for rendering individual strands of hair, as expected
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
 

Astronomers Have Determined the Orbit of the Russian Meteorite

No one saw the asteroid coming, but astronomers now have an idea of where it came from
by Lucian Parfeni, February 26th, 2013
 

Lingerie Thief's Tattoo Gets Him Caught, Man Dons Last Name on His Back

CCTV cameras captured the Iowa man prancing around the store with no clothes on
by Raluca Anghel, February 26th, 2013
 

New Panasonic Sensor Captures 3D with Just One Lens

A new generation of photo and video cameras on the way
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
Two Rabbit Fever Cases Reported in North Carolina

Two Rabbit Fever Cases Reported in North Carolina

by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
Two hunters in eastern North Carolina have been affected by tularemia, reports say
 

Bit9 Says Its Systems Had Been Compromised Since July 2012

The security firm provides more details regarding the recent security incident
by Eduard Kovacs, February 26th, 2013
Oscars 2013: The Onion Apologizes to Quvenzhané Wallis for Offensive Tweet

Oscars 2013: The Onion Apologizes to Quvenzhané Wallis for Offensive Tweet

by Elena Gorgan, February 26th, 2013
This should have never happened, won’t happen again, says CEO
 

Windows 8 Will Definitely Succeed – Lenovo

PC manufacturers continue to bet big on the new Windows OS
by Bogdan Popa, February 26th, 2013
 

Dishonored: The Other Side of the Coin Story-Based DLC Leaked

New locations, characters, and adventures are apparently included in the add-on
by Andrei Dobra, February 26th, 2013
Firefox 21 Aurora Under the Hood: HTML5 Main, Scoped Stylesheets, Integrated Add-on Libraries

Firefox 21 Aurora Under the Hood: HTML5 Main, Scoped Stylesheets, Integrated Add-on Libraries

by Lucian Parfeni, February 26th, 2013
Firefox 21 will make it easier for developers to maintain extensions
Zero-Day Vulnerability in Japanese Word Processor Ichitaro Exploited in the Wild

Zero-Day Vulnerability in Japanese Word Processor Ichitaro Exploited in the Wild

by Eduard Kovacs, February 26th, 2013
JustSystems has released a patch to address the flaw
 

ECS Updates G24 All-in-One with Touch and ODD

The system is quite different from the one released back in January
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
 

Akamai's Kona Site Defender Receives Update

Improves Web Application Firewall capabilities and network layer controls
by Ionut Ilascu, February 26th, 2013
Oscars 2013: Charlize Theron Helps Security Guard After Seizure

Oscars 2013: Charlize Theron Helps Security Guard After Seizure

by Elena Gorgan, February 26th, 2013
Actress rushes to help man who falls to the ground, ahead of the big awards show
 

Blizzard Warnings Issued for the US Midwest and the Great Plains

The country's midsection gets hit by massive snowfall, hurricane-force winds
by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
Gears of War Creator Criticizes Killzone and Infamous Sequels for PS4

Gears of War Creator Criticizes Killzone and Infamous Sequels for PS4

by Andrei Dobra, February 26th, 2013
Cliff Bleszinski believes new consoles need to be powered by all-new games
 

Nokia Releases Play To App for Windows Phone 8

A mobile application that makes sharing of content easier
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
 

Crysis 3 Hunts Down Number One in the United Kingdom

Followed by Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and FIFA 13
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 26th, 2013
MWC 2013: World's Smallest Wireless Charger Released by LG

MWC 2013: World's Smallest Wireless Charger Released by LG

by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
Qi-compatible devices just need to lie down on it to regain their energy
 

MWC 2013: Fujitsu Launches Second Waterproof Arrows Tab

The tablet is the Wintel counterpart to the one released in early February 2013
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: Renee Zellweger Looked Drunk, Botoxed to High Heaven

Twitter is flush with speculation about star’s frozen face, odd behavior while presenting
by Elena Gorgan, February 26th, 2013
Family on Sinking Boat off California Coast Not Found, 2 Children on Board

Family on Sinking Boat off California Coast Not Found, 2 Children on Board

by Raluca Anghel, February 26th, 2013
Several distress calls were made, the passengers planned to abandon ship
 

Oscars 2013: Anne Hathaway Shows Off Her Vegan Shoes

The shoes were custom made for the actress by designer Giuseppe Zanotti
by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
 

TP-Link Prepares IPv6-Ready Wireless Networking Devices

Various routers, both single- and dual-band, are ready to flood the market
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
 

Sentencing of LulzSec Hacker Sabu Postponed to August 23, 2013

Hector Xavier Monsegur is still cooperating with the government
by Eduard Kovacs, February 26th, 2013
 

Dell Intros Wireless Dock for Ultrabooks like Latitude 6430u

It adds all the features laptop owners could need without involving cable clutter
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
Oakland Couple Go Missing in Peru During Biking Trip

Oakland Couple Go Missing in Peru During Biking Trip

by Raluca Anghel, February 26th, 2013
A kidnapping alert has been issued for the Cuzco area, concerning U.S. citizens
 

MicroSDHC Card for HD Content Viewing Launched by Toshiba

The small storage cards use the SeeQVault technology to protect content
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
Man Arrested for Releasing 12 Heart-Shaped Balloons into the Sky

Man Arrested for Releasing 12 Heart-Shaped Balloons into the Sky

by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
Anthony Brasfield is accused of knowingly polluting the environment
 

Sony to Launch Firefox OS Smartphone in 2014

The company has already committed to the release of such devices
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: Jack Nicholson Hits On Jennifer Lawrence

Actor interrupts Jennifer’s ABC interview, she’s totally stunned by it
by Elena Gorgan, February 26th, 2013
 

Steenkamp Security Footage Emerges, Video Shows Smiling Model Before Death

The model drives onto the Silverwoods estate in Pretoria at 6 p.m. on Valentine's Day
by Raluca Anghel, February 26th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: Jennifer Aniston Is Probably Pregnant

Fiancé Justin Theroux places hand on her tummy, the blogosphere flips
by Elena Gorgan, February 26th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: Natalie Portman Prompts Pregnancy Rumors

Actress wears simple Dior dress, cut sparks plenty of talk about a possible baby bump
by Elena Gorgan, February 26th, 2013
Food Stamps for Pets Now Available for Struggling Families in the US

Food Stamps for Pets Now Available for Struggling Families in the US

by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
Donation-based program aims to help people look after their pets
 

Oscars 2013: Ang Lee Celebrates Win with In-N-Out Burger

Best Director is just like the rest of us, chows down on fast food after big night
by Elena Gorgan, February 26th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: Elton John’s Son Is Already a Little Star

2-year-old Zachary high-fives Bono, is guest of honor at daddy’s fancy party
by Elena Gorgan, February 26th, 2013