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About 126 articles found for 28 November 2012:

 

Walking Dead Creator Appreciates Focus on Dixon Brothers in Survival Instinct

The Activision game uses the television series' settings and characters
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 28th, 2012
 

Microsoft Sued over Misleading Windows 8 Upgrade Box

The company doesn’t clearly mark their boxes as an upgrade-only product, says customer
by Bogdan Popa, November 28th, 2012
Verizon’s Stratosphere II Drops to $0.01 at Amazon, Backordered

Verizon’s Stratosphere II Drops to $0.01 at Amazon, Backordered

by Ionut Arghire, November 28th, 2012
The 4G LTE smartphone features a sliding QWERTY keyboard
 

Most Pork in the US Is Contaminated with Yersinia Bacteria

69% of the tested products contained this pathogen, Consumer Reports explains
by Laura Sinpetru, November 28th, 2012
 

Top 5 Security Predictions for 2013 from ISF

Cyber security, big data, the cloud, the supply chain security and consumerization
by Eduard Kovacs, November 28th, 2012
 

Security App of the Week: Total Security for WordPress

An easy-to-use plugin that can help owners make sure their sites are secure
by Eduard Kovacs, November 28th, 2012
 

Global Warming Might Foster Another Dust Bowl

Extreme weather manifestations could bring back the dust storms of the 1930s
by Laura Sinpetru, November 28th, 2012
Obama Makes Two Very Poor Decisions Concerning Environmental Protection

Obama Makes Two Very Poor Decisions Concerning Environmental Protection

by Laura Sinpetru, November 28th, 2012
The US President said he would fight climate change, his actions testify to the contrary
 

Top 3 Windows Games Launched in 2012 That Run Well on Linux

A short list of AAA titles rated gold on the Wine website
by Silviu Stahie, November 28th, 2012
 

Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition Review (PC)

A revival of a classic game that adds enough to make it relevant
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 28th, 2012
 

Nokia City Lens 1.5 Beta Arrives on WP7 Lumia Devices

It brings along new features, built on LiveSight technology
by Ionut Arghire, November 28th, 2012
 

New Core i3 and Core i5 Intel CPUs Spotted

Fujitsu's Lifebook laptops expose the Core i3-2348M and i5-3230M CPUs
by Sebastian Pop, November 28th, 2012
MSN-ified Version of Firefox Dilutes Mozilla's Dependence on Google

MSN-ified Version of Firefox Dilutes Mozilla's Dependence on Google

by Lucian Parfeni, November 28th, 2012
Mozilla gets most of its money from Google, not an enviable position
 

Bearded Woman Grows Out Facial Hair for Movember

Siobhain Fletcher has been battling hirsutism since the age of 17
by Raluca Anghel, November 28th, 2012
 

85% of Windows 8 Users Choose the Desktop on Day 1 – Microsoft

But most of them are getting used to the Modern GUI after all, the company claims
by Bogdan Popa, November 28th, 2012
 

This Foldable Keyboard May Be Just What Tablets Need

Once again, Buffalo releases a product that solves the problem of many people
by Sebastian Pop, November 28th, 2012
Hacker Posts Phone Numbers of Famous Football Players on Twitter

Hacker Posts Phone Numbers of Famous Football Players on Twitter

by Eduard Kovacs, November 28th, 2012
Ronaldo, Coentrao, Casillas and Fàbregas are among those affected
 

Gigabyte Also Presents Two New Mini-ITX Motherboards

They may not be HD Series, but they are small and stealthy
by Sebastian Pop, November 28th, 2012
 

Airlines Reject Claim of Obese Woman Dying for Being Denied a Flight

Delta and Air France-KLM, as well as Lufthansa, are being sued by the grieving husband
by Raluca Anghel, November 28th, 2012
Minecraft: Pi Edition Runs at a Blazing 40 fps – Video

Minecraft: Pi Edition Runs at a Blazing 40 fps

by Silviu Stahie, November 28th, 2012
This version of Minecraft is not yet available for download
 

Gigabyte Announces HD Motherboard Family Line

All of them have both HDMI and DVI video interfaces
by Sebastian Pop, November 28th, 2012
 

African Lions Might Make It on the US Endangered Species List

The Fish and Wildlife Service is trying to figure out how bad these big cats are doing
by Laura Sinpetru, November 28th, 2012
 

Moral Choices Made Omega Biggest DLC for Mass Effect 3

The team started off small, but the adventure grew in complexity
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 28th, 2012
 

Breaking: Apple to Dump Samsung as iPhone CPU Maker [DigiTimes]

A-series chips powering iPhones and iPads to be manufactured by TSMC
by Filip Truta, November 28th, 2012
Starbucks Premieres $7 (€5.5) Cup of Coffee

Starbucks Premieres $7 (€5.5) Cup of Coffee

by Raluca Anghel, November 28th, 2012
An 8-ounce bag (226 g) will set you back $40 (€31)
 

Ocean Acidification Causes Animals to Dissolve

Shifts in the ocean's chemistry severely affect marine wildlife, new study says
by Laura Sinpetru, November 28th, 2012
 

Mozilla Invests in Everything.me, Will Build It into Firefox OS

The site helps users discover web apps that are useful for their current task
by Lucian Parfeni, November 28th, 2012
Veriton Commercial Ultra-Small Desktop PCs, Acer's Latest Project

Veriton Commercial Ultra-Small Desktop PCs, Acer's Latest Project

by Sebastian Pop, November 28th, 2012
They are not only small but also cheap enough to compete with the netbooks of old
 

Onion Joke About North Korean Leader Fools Chinese Paper

Editors at China’s People’s Daily Online reprinted a flattering description of Kim Jong Un
by Raluca Anghel, November 28th, 2012
 

Tobacco Giants Made to Run Ads Saying They Lied, Admit Deception

Judge orders Phillip Morris, Reynolds, Lorillard to come clean about the risks of smoking
by Laura Sinpetru, November 28th, 2012
 

Vampire Diaries Star Goes Shark Fishing

Not only does Steven McQueen stress the animals, he also tweets about it
by Laura Sinpetru, November 28th, 2012
External Blu-ray Player Launched by I-O Data

External Blu-ray Player Launched by I-O Data

by Sebastian Pop, November 28th, 2012
Though it lacks USB 3.0 support, it has all it needs in order to do what it has to
 

Blue Whale Pirouette Precedes Prey Engorging

The technique adds efficiency to the giant's hunting process, scientists say
by Cristina Macari, November 28th, 2012
 

Green Tip: Buy Kevlar-Based Socks That Last Forever

These socks are tough enough to last a lifetime, manufacturers say
by Laura Sinpetru, November 28th, 2012
 

Missing Moon Rocks Discovered in Minnesota

Some of the Apollo 11 moon rocks have been found, some more are still missing
by Cristina Macari, November 28th, 2012
Winter Is Coming to Street View, Resorts in the Alps and the Northernmost European Islands

Winter Is Coming to Street View, Resorts in the Alps and the Northernmost European Islands

by Lucian Parfeni, November 28th, 2012
Street View added several wintery locations in Europe, but also in Canada and the US
 

Britain to Be Hit by the Coldest Winter in a Century

Meteorologists expect that temperatures will plummet to record lows
by Laura Sinpetru, November 28th, 2012
 

AMD's Socket FM1 CPUs Will Be Gone by Year's End (2012)

The rumors we heard before are being corroborated now
by Sebastian Pop, November 28th, 2012
 

GTA Benefits from Staggered Launches, Call of Duty Loses Out

The series has managed to keep audience interest high
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 28th, 2012
Apple TV 3 Jailbreak Needs Dream Team Hackers’ Input

Apple TV 3 Jailbreak Needs Dream Team Hackers’ Input

by Filip Truta, November 28th, 2012
fireCore struggling to make its aTV Flash compatible with the 3rd-gen Apple TV
 

PNY USB Flash Drives Go Pear-Shaped

PNY tried the infinity symbol, but didn't really manage it very well
by Sebastian Pop, November 28th, 2012
 

Light Pollution Actually Benefits Some Animals

Using military data, researchers prove that light pollution is not all that bad
by Laura Sinpetru, November 28th, 2012
 

Nokia Faces Increasing Lumia 920 Demand, Analyst Says

The handset’s low price and appealing features help it maintain momentum
by Ionut Arghire, November 28th, 2012
Obama as Jesus Painting on Display in Boston

Obama as Jesus Painting on Display in Boston

by Raluca Anghel, November 28th, 2012
Michael D’Antuono pictures the president as if he were crucified
 

North Korea Prepares New Rocket Launch, Photos Reveal

Weeks might be separating the North Korean nation from its first successful rocket launch
by Cristina Macari, November 28th, 2012
 

Windows 8’s Early Adoption Rate Lags Behind Windows 7’s

New data shows that Windows 7 attracted more users than Windows 8 in the first 30 days
by Bogdan Popa, November 28th, 2012
 

Yoshi's Land Wii U Leaked by Retailers

A brand new Nintendo game for the Wii U is coming soon
by Andrei Dobra, November 28th, 2012
 

Apple May Be Axing Logic Pro Audio Software

The company has reportedly “decimated” its Pro Audio apps team
by Filip Truta, November 28th, 2012
International Nuclear Agency Hacked, Attackers Demand Investigation on Israel

International Nuclear Agency Hacked, Attackers Demand Investigation on Israel

by Eduard Kovacs, November 28th, 2012
The hackers published the email addresses of 160 experts working for IAEA
 

Orochi Wireless Mouse Updated, Razer Gives It a Better Sensor

This is just one of several mice that are getting upgraded this way
by Sebastian Pop, November 28th, 2012
 

Where Does the Exquisite Black Dahlia Get Its Color From?

Researchers claim to have discovered the mystery of the rare flower
by Cristina Macari, November 28th, 2012
 

Amazon Phishing Spam: Various Computers Connect to Your Account

The scammers trick users by involving a security feature offered by Facebook and Google
by Eduard Kovacs, November 28th, 2012
Deezer Adds Spotify-like Apps, Introduces App Center

Deezer Adds Spotify-like Apps, Introduces App Center

by Lucian Parfeni, November 28th, 2012
Also unveils partnerships with Echonest and Songkick
 

Inmates in Thailand Go Gangnam Style

A dance contest was organized in an effort to reduce violence in the Thai prison
by Raluca Anghel, November 28th, 2012
 

Download New Max Payne 3 Update on PC, PS3, Xbox 360

No more invisible players or sticky cover bugs for the game's multiplayer mode
by Andrei Dobra, November 28th, 2012
 

ASUS Taichi Dual-Screen Ultrathin Delayed

Though it should have started selling by now, it still isn't ready
by Sebastian Pop, November 28th, 2012
 

Lava XOLO A700 Available in India at Rs 9,999

A dual-core smartphone that also packs dual-SIM capabilities
by Ionut Arghire, November 28th, 2012
Teens Force Kitten to Get High on Cannabis

Teens Force Kitten to Get High on Cannabis

by Laura Sinpetru, November 28th, 2012
The animal is held fast over a bong, made to inhale the fumes
 

16 Cybercrime and Credit Card Fraud Suspects Arrested by Romanian Authorities

It’s believed they’re responsible for fraudulent transactions totaling over $25 million
by Eduard Kovacs, November 28th, 2012
 

Practice Makes the Perfect Liar, Study Shows

20 minutes are enough to turn an honest individual into a credible liar
by Cristina Macari, November 28th, 2012
 

Leak Details Story and Concept Art for Bungie’s Destiny

The game will involve a lone explorer fighting on distant worlds
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 28th, 2012
 

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon Hits Record Low

Satellite monitoring, better law enforcement are to thank for this
by Laura Sinpetru, November 28th, 2012
 

Two Men Shot in Chicago at Gang Member’s Funeral

One of the victims was killed, while the other is hospitalized, with critical injuries
by Raluca Anghel, November 28th, 2012
Grand Theft Auto Series Sells More Than 125 Million Units

Grand Theft Auto Series Sells More Than 125 Million Units

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 28th, 2012
The franchise will get a new installment during 2013
 

Apple Will Have Few iMacs and iPad minis to Sell Until Q1 2013

Taiwanese industry sources say display yield rates are to blame
by Filip Truta, November 28th, 2012
 

Hurricane Sandy: Not a Coincidence, Scientists Say

Discussions on global warming in Qatar are going on too slowly
by Cristina Macari, November 28th, 2012
 

Secret Admin Backdoor Accounts Found in Samsung Printers

This vulnerability has a surprisingly high potential to cause damage
by Sebastian Pop, November 28th, 2012
 

Amazon Sells Twice As Many Kindles, Provides No Actual Numbers

It's ploy to sell more digital content could be working, but it's impossible to know
by Lucian Parfeni, November 28th, 2012
Fake Windows 8 Key Generators and Activators Found Online

Fake Windows 8 Key Generators and Activators Found Online

by Bogdan Popa, November 28th, 2012
Cybercriminals try to take advantage of the Windows 8 frenzy
Fans Sign Petition Demanding Grand Theft Auto V on the PC
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Fans Sign Petition Demanding Grand Theft Auto V on the PC

Tens of thousands of PC gamers want to experience GTA V
by Andrei Dobra, November 28th, 2012
 

4K UHD Sharp IGZO Display, a Professional Monitor

The new resolution isn't a TV-only feature, it seems
by Sebastian Pop, November 28th, 2012
 

Five Die in 130-Year-Old Ohio Farmhouse Fire

Police believe a family of two adults and three children perished in the fire
by Raluca Anghel, November 28th, 2012
Apple Fires iOS Maps Chief Richard Williamson

Apple Fires iOS Maps Chief Richard Williamson

by Filip Truta, November 28th, 2012
Another executive canned as Apple looks to eliminate Forstall’s influence
 

The Number of Windows 8 Apps Has Doubled Since Launch – Microsoft

The Redmond-based software giant claims that Windows 8 is growing at a fairly fast pace
by Bogdan Popa, November 28th, 2012
 

Crocodile Skin Conveys Exquisite Sense of Touch

The increased sensitivity helps predators in the hunting process
by Cristina Macari, November 28th, 2012
 

Mom Gets Life Terms in Deaths of Two Children

Kelli Lynn Murphy smothered her daughter and son, to get revenge on her husband
by Raluca Anghel, November 28th, 2012
Verizon Starts Shipping Samsung Galaxy Note II

Verizon Starts Shipping Samsung Galaxy Note II

by Cosmin Vasile, November 28th, 2012
The smartphone is scheduled to arrive in two days’ time
 

Spotlight: Extreme Recycling Uses Poo to Make Food

Waste is a precious, yet unexploited resource, recycling experts explain
by Laura Sinpetru, November 28th, 2012
 

Novel Understanding of X Chromosome Activation Revealed

The cell nucleus recognizes DNA from the inactive X chromosomes, study shows
by Cristina Macari, November 28th, 2012
 

Facebook for BlackBerry 3.3.0.9 Arrives in Beta Zone

With a wide range of changes, including UX modifications
by Ionut Arghire, November 28th, 2012
 

Gmail Users Prefer Microsoft’s Outlook.com – Survey

Microsoft’s very own survey reveals that more Gmail users make the switch to Outlook.com
by Bogdan Popa, November 28th, 2012
The Elder Scrolls Online Reveals Ebonheart Pact Details

The Elder Scrolls Online Reveals Ebonheart Pact Details

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 28th, 2012
Gamers will be able to meet the Tribunal and the Companions
 

Cutting a Tree for Christmas Is Better Than Buying a Fake One

From an environmental standpoint, real trees might just be the best Christmas option
by Laura Sinpetru, November 28th, 2012
 

DNA Testing Reveals Bigfoot Is Part Human

Scientists confirm the existence of a human relative, part Homo Sapiens, part primate
by Raluca Anghel, November 28th, 2012
AMD Selling Major Headquarters
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AMD Selling Major Headquarters

Despite good Thanksgiving sales, the company wants hard cash
by Sebastian Pop, November 28th, 2012
 

Fedora 18 Beta Spherical Cow Released, Download Now

After seven delays, the beta for the anticipated Fedora 18 is finally here
by Silviu Stahie, November 28th, 2012
Google, Yahoo! Romania Hacked by Algerian Cybercriminal (Updated)

Google, Yahoo! Romania Hacked by Algerian Cybercriminal (Updated)

by Eduard Kovacs, November 28th, 2012
The attacker most likely altered the DNS records to redirect visitors to his page
 

Raccoon Gets Caught in a Steel-Jaw Trap

Because of the severity of its wounds, the animal had to be put to sleep
by Laura Sinpetru, November 28th, 2012
 

Pen-and-Paper Origins Powered Baldur’s Gate Success

Enhanced Edition will have some tone in new Black Pits content
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 28th, 2012
HTC 8X Arrives in Hong Kong via PCCW Mobile

HTC 8X Arrives in Hong Kong via PCCW Mobile

by Cosmin Vasile, November 28th, 2012
The smartphone is available for $645/€500 off-contract