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About 118 articles found for 27 February 2013:

 

Camelot Unchained Will Be Unpredictable, Combat Driven

The overall MMO experience will focus on Player vs. Player battles
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 28th, 2013
 

Adam Strange: Shark Kills Film Director off New Zealand Coast

A four-meter (13-foot) white shark bit the experienced season near Auckland
by Raluca Anghel, February 27th, 2013
 

Leatherback Turtles Might Be Extinct in Just 20 Years

These turtles are likely to soon fall off the biodiversity map, study finds
by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
Hyundai Readies to Roll Out Mass-Produced Fuel Cell Cars

Hyundai Readies to Roll Out Mass-Produced Fuel Cell Cars

by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
The first ix35 Fuel Cell vehicle stepped off the production lines yesterday
 

Pet Labradors Are Record-Setting Blood Donors

Heledd and Garin have thus far saved the lives of countless pooches
by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
 

BlackBerry Z10 Now Available at Wind Mobile

The smartphone can be purchased for $299 on WINDtab on $40 plan
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
 

Chinese Government Secretly Encourages Tiger Trade, NGO Says

Report claims Chinese officials are merely pretending to help tigers
by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
Giant Comet May Crash into Mars, the Impact Would Leave a Crater 500 Km, 310 Mi Across

Giant Comet May Crash into Mars, the Impact Would Leave a Crater 500 Km, 310 Mi Across

by Lucian Parfeni, February 27th, 2013
A newly discovered comet will come dangerously close to Mars next year
 

Sony Releases Experimental Firefox OS for Xperia E

The vendor is committed to supporting the platform and developers making apps for it
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
Professional Data Obfuscation Tool

Professional Data Obfuscation Tool

by Ionut Ilascu, February 27th, 2013
It can split data across multiple carriers, 3-password protection
 

Kate Gosselin Got More Plastic Surgery Ahead of Celebrity Wife Swap

Experts note that the reality star looks different, say a facelift probably explains it
by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
 

Real Estate Expert Becomes AMD Board Member

Martin L. Edelman has been appointed to the company's BOD
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
 

Pessimism Helps People Live Longer, Keep Healthy

Optimists are more likely to become disabled or even die, study finds
by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
 

School Allows Anti-Gay T-Shirt in Class, Cites the First Amendment

The student wore the shirt during an event meant to raise awareness on bullying
by Raluca Anghel, February 27th, 2013
Star Wars Pinball Review (Xbox 360)

Star Wars Pinball Review (Xbox 360)

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 27th, 2013
Three tables based on the movie series with some interesting mechanics
 

Photo of the Day: Justin Bieber Goes Shopping in Gas Mask

Teen heartthrob goes to extreme lengths not to be recognized, is a tad ridiculous
by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
 

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 “Easily” Better than NVIDIA Tegra 4

The biggest name on the mobile processor market isn't daunted in the least
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
 

Enermax Prepares a Series of Fanless PSUs as Well

All of them are 80 Plus Platinum-certified and have thick heatsinks
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
Oscars 2013: “Paperman” Producer Kicked Out for Throwing Paper Planes

Oscars 2013: “Paperman” Producer Kicked Out for Throwing Paper Planes

by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
Kristina Reed wanted to celebrate Oscar win in a unique way, producers weren’t having it
 

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Review (PS3)

Is this hack-and-slash game a great new direction for the Metal Gear series?
by Andrei Dobra, February 27th, 2013
 

Microsoft Officially Launches Office 365 for Businesses

The company has also introduced three new versions of its productivity suite
by Bogdan Popa, February 27th, 2013
Google Search Experiment Removes the Search Box in Chrome – Screenshots

Google Search Experiment Removes the Search Box in Chrome

by Lucian Parfeni, February 27th, 2013
Google has been working on integrating search with Chrome
 

Enermax Also Readies DreamBass Notebook Cooler

It works for any laptop of 15.6 inches diagonal and lower
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
 

Prehistoric Shark Had Teeth That Looked and Worked like a Chainsaw

The shark's teeth were fitted on a spiral, helped the animal rip through its prey
by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
 

Harry Styles of One Direction Hit with Shoe in the Groin

Eager fan accidentally injures teen idol during live show in Glasgow
by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
Bruce Schneier: There Is an Important Difference Between Espionage and Cyberwar

Bruce Schneier: There Is an Important Difference Between Espionage and Cyberwar

by Eduard Kovacs, February 27th, 2013
The confusion simply fuels the cyberwar arms race, the expert believes
 

Disabled Puppy Wonky Makes Amazing Recovery

The pooch can now walk, run and play, looks ready to take on the world
by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
Electronic Arts Is Ready for the Challenges of Next Console Cycle

Electronic Arts Is Ready for the Challenges of Next Console Cycle

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 27th, 2013
The company is creating tech to make development easier
 

Unlocked Lumia 720 and Lumia 520 Expected in the UK on April 1

Both running under Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 platform
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
 

Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 Final Version – First Bugs Found

Users have started reporting bugs in the stable release of IE10 for Windows 7
by Bogdan Popa, February 27th, 2013
Oscars 2013: Madonna Snubs Demi Moore for Ashton Kutcher

Oscars 2013: Madonna Snubs Demi Moore for Ashton Kutcher

by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
Demi’s best friend chooses sides after divorce, flirts with her ex in front of everyone
 

Apacer Reveals New SSDs for Industrial Computers

They have the PATA interface, otherwise known as IDE
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
 

Beyonce's New Sneakers Spell Animal Cruelty

The shoes are made of anaconda, ostrich, crocodile, stingray, calf's hair
by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
Giant Eel Caught in Jersey, Dubbed Sea Monster, Turns Out to Be a Hoax

Giant Eel Caught in Jersey, Dubbed Sea Monster, Turns Out to Be a Hoax

by Raluca Anghel, February 27th, 2013
Fisherman Doug Cutler took the photo from a certain angle, making the eel look bigger
 

MSI Installs Sound Blaster Cinema Audio Chips in G-Series Motherboards

It looks like the Bigfoot Killer NIC Network Controller isn't the only asset
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
 

Snowy Owl Spotted in Scotland

The species is native to the Arctic regions, wildlife researchers explain
by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
 

Lenovo Intros A1000 and A3000 Android Tablets

Both with 7-inch touchscreens, set to land in the second quarter of the year
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
Scam Alert: Invitation to a Human Rights and Global Financial Crisis Conference

Scam Alert: Invitation to a Human Rights and Global Financial Crisis Conference

by Eduard Kovacs, February 27th, 2013
Bogus emails are being sent apparently by a fictional mouse
 

Watch: Japanese Whalers Ram One of Sea Shepherd's Ships

The activists were asking for it, Japan's Fisheries Agency says
by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
 

Watch: David Bowie’s Gender Bending Video for “The Stars (Are Out Tonight)”

Short film explores our culture’s obsession with celebrity, is positively brilliant
by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
Saturn's Peculiar North Pole Hexagon, Seen Up Close by Cassini – Photo

Saturn's Peculiar North Pole Hexagon, Seen Up Close by Cassini

by Lucian Parfeni, February 27th, 2013
The hexagon cloud pattern has puzzled scientists for decades
 

VIA Showcases Vantage Digital Wall Made of Sixteen 46-Inch Displays

The exhibition is happening at the Digital Signage Expo (DSE) 2013
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
 

Dell Latitude 10 Essentials, Now for Law Enforcement and Banks

The tablet has better security than its original incarnation
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
Illegal Music Download Dropped 17 Percent in 2012, It Wasn't Because of the Lawsuits

Illegal Music Download Dropped 17 Percent in 2012, It Wasn't Because of the Lawsuits

by Lucian Parfeni, February 27th, 2013
The rise of alternative legal ways of listening to music is the main culprit
 

JPMorgan Cuts 17,000 Jobs, 7 Percent of Workforce

The cuts are set to be enforced in the next two years, primarily in the mortgage sector
by Raluca Anghel, February 27th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: Lenovo Intros New 10.1-Inch S6000 Tablet

It relies on a dual-core processor and has an IPS display
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
Waterspout Comes Ashore in Tampa, Florida

Waterspout Comes Ashore in Tampa, Florida

by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
Tourist catches the event on camera, the picture goes viral
Budweiser Maker Sued for Watered-Down Beer

Budweiser Maker Sued for Watered-Down Beer

by Raluca Anghel, February 27th, 2013
Anheuser-Busch reps stress that alcohol labeling regulations are being observed
 

Oscars 2013: Anne Hathaway Rehearsed Her Speech for Weeks

Report says she was worried people might not like it, make fun of her
by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
 

Dead Bird Becomes Robot, Spies on Swamp Sparrows [BBC]

Helped unravel the mystery that wing flapping is a sign of male aggression
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
Blacklight: Retribution Avoids Pay-to-Win Trap by Focusing on Variety

Blacklight: Retribution Avoids Pay-to-Win Trap by Focusing on Variety

by Andrei Dobra, February 27th, 2013
The online shooter offers players lots of content and the ability to try it out
 

The Sea Shepherd Organization Is a Gang of Pirates, US Court Says

Judge makes it possible for Japanese whalers to take legal action against the activists
by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
 

Rare Look at True Invisibility Cloak

It is made of two optical crystals that are found in nature
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
AFP Twitter Account Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

AFP Twitter Account Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

by Eduard Kovacs, February 27th, 2013
The hackers wanted to spread the truth about what was happening in Syria
 

Green Day Singer Billie Joe Armstrong Talks Rehab, Public Meltdown

It was pretty bad, singer reveals in his first post-rehab interview with Rolling Stone
by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
Manjaro 0.8.4 XFCE, Cinnamon, Openbox, and Net-Edition Distros Officially Released

Manjaro 0.8.4 XFCE, Cinnamon, Openbox, and Net-Edition Distros Officially Released

by Silviu Stahie, February 27th, 2013
All the flavours of Manjaro can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

Watch Video Intro of AMD Temash-Based Tablets

In the company's own words, the devices overachieve
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
 

Guns for Beyonce Tickets: Hip Hop Mogul Wants to Clean Up the Streets of NYC

Michael “Blue” Williams has interesting proposal for private gun buyback program
by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
 

Download Adobe Photoshop Touch for Android Phones

The application is available for purchase now, with popular features inside
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
AMD: Holodecks to Become Reality Within the Next 25 Years – Video

AMD: Holodecks to Become Reality Within the Next 25 Years

by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
AMD general manager and LeVar Burton discuss the concept
 

Toll Rises to 19 Dead in Balloon Crash in Egypt

While an English passenger succumbed to his wounds, two people survived the crash
by Raluca Anghel, February 27th, 2013