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About 134 articles found for 29 January 2013:

 

Oppo Find 5 Now Available in China

In both 16GB and 32GB flavors, priced starting at 2,998 Yuan ($481 / €358)
by Ionut Arghire, January 29th, 2013
 

Trend Micro Warns Users About Free Windows 8 Activators

Victims are tricked into sending SMS messages and handing over personal information
by Eduard Kovacs, January 29th, 2013
Watch: Baby Rhino Dances Around Its Enclosure

Watch: Baby Rhino Dances Around Its Enclosure

by Laura Sinpetru, January 29th, 2013
Bys is the first Indian rhino to be born in Poland, seems quite proud of it
 

Average Joes Make the Best Leaders, Researcher Adam Grant Says

Extroverts and introverts run greater risks of failing when asked to be leaders
by Laura Sinpetru, January 29th, 2013
 

How to Keep Your Stuff Out of Facebook's Graph Search Guide

Graph search makes it much easier for others to stumble onto things you posted or uploaded
by Lucian Parfeni, January 29th, 2013
 

Unique Horizontal Waterfall Will Be the Star of Australia's Newest National Park

The park is located in the Kimberley region, promises protection for many animal species
by Laura Sinpetru, January 29th, 2013
Picture of the Day: Underwater Ice Bubbles

Picture of the Day: Underwater Ice Bubbles

by Laura Sinpetru, January 29th, 2013
The bubbles are created by gas-releasing plants, researchers explain
 

Lightweight Image Batch Converter with Tweaking Options on the Side

Tinuous can convert between popular photo formats and make small corrections
by Ionut Ilascu, January 29th, 2013
Serious Sam 3: BFE Receives Another Major Update on Steam for Linux

Serious Sam 3: BFE Receives Another Major Update on Steam for Linux

by Silviu Stahie, January 29th, 2013
The stability of the Linux version has been improved
 

Rick Ross Responds to Drive-by Shooting: “Don’t Kill My Vibe”

New post-attack track waxes poetic on mortality, enemies, the environment
by Elena Gorgan, January 29th, 2013
 

XFX Releases FX 7750 Monster Graphics Card

This is the company's way of celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year
by Sebastian Pop, January 29th, 2013
 

Microsoft Warns of Fake Java Updates

It refers to the fake "Java Update 11" malware spotted recently
by Ionut Arghire, January 29th, 2013
 

Missile Launcher Found During Gun Buyback Event in Seattle

The rocket-propelled grenade launcher was non-functioning, but it had been used before
by Raluca Anghel, January 29th, 2013
Philips Abandons Consumer Electronics, Sells Business [WSJ]

Philips Abandons Consumer Electronics, Sells Business [WSJ]

by Sebastian Pop, January 29th, 2013
The business will be sold to Japanese company Funai
 

“Evil Dead” Got NC-17 Rating, Was Edited Down to an R

Director Fede Alvarez explains he couldn’t have gotten the movie in theaters otherwise
by Elena Gorgan, January 29th, 2013
 

Barnes & Noble Store Closing Foreshadows Emphasis on Gadgets

While the company might open new ones from time to time, it is still cleaning house
by Sebastian Pop, January 29th, 2013
 

105-Year-Old Great-Grandmother Gets Driver's License in California

Kirchmaier has been driving for 86 years, during which time she never had an accident
by Raluca Anghel, January 29th, 2013
 

Hines Ward Is Zombie in “The Walking Dead”

Former Steelers receiver uses connections to get extra part on AMC hit series
by Elena Gorgan, January 29th, 2013
ArenaNet Promises Upgraded Security and Stability for Guild Wars 2

ArenaNet Promises Upgraded Security and Stability for Guild Wars 2

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 29th, 2013
Gamers do not have to worry about their accounts and personal details
 

Google Donates 15,000 Raspberry Pis to UK Schools

Google has had a deep interest in education, but this is a big move
by Lucian Parfeni, January 29th, 2013
 

NVIDIA Planning Its Own Tablets and Smartphones

The company seems to have decided that just making chips for them is not enough
by Sebastian Pop, January 29th, 2013
 

HarperCollins Rolls Out New Paper Policy

The company is determined to cut all ties with paper sourced from forest destruction
by Laura Sinpetru, January 29th, 2013
Listen: Justin Bieber “Nothing Like Us,” the Selena Gomez Breakup Song

Listen: Justin Bieber “Nothing Like Us,” the Selena Gomez Breakup Song

by Elena Gorgan, January 29th, 2013
“I’m not in the happiest place” right now, pop star admits in Billboard interview
 

The Cave Review (PC)

Interesting puzzles and solid dialog with a little too much backtracking
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 29th, 2013
 

Sony Xperia ZL Coming Soon to Canada via Bell

Other Canadian carriers might offer the smartphone as well
by Cosmin Vasile, January 29th, 2013
Pennsylvania Woman Buys House, Sues Owner over Home's Bloody Past

Pennsylvania Woman Buys House, Sues Owner over Home's Bloody Past

by Raluca Anghel, January 29th, 2013
59-year-old Janet Milliken claims the owners hid the information from her
 

Taylor Swift Introduces the Love of Her Life, Diet Coke

Singer partners with soft drink giant, breaks the news to fans herself
by Elena Gorgan, January 29th, 2013
 

1.8 Gigapixel DARPA Drone Camera Targets Hostiles from 20,000 Feet (6100 Meters)

DARPA intros Autonomous Real-Time Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance Imaging System (ARGUS)
by Sebastian Pop, January 29th, 2013
 

TLC’s “My Strange Addiction” Introduces Woman Hooked on Eating Cat Hair

Lisa can’t go 2 hours without eating hairballs, calls it “a bonding thing”
by Elena Gorgan, January 29th, 2013
Rambus Intros RAM with 25% Less Power Use, 3200 MHz Speed

Rambus Intros RAM with 25% Less Power Use, 3200 MHz Speed

by Sebastian Pop, January 29th, 2013
Part-time patent troll scores a few more brownie points
 

Download Ancient Egypt Theme for Windows 8 and Windows 7

Enjoy a collection of 13 high-res photos that can bring history to your desktop
by Ionut Arghire, January 29th, 2013
 

4th Generation Bullet Proof SSDs Released by MyDigitalSSD

The BP4 are 2.5-inch mSATA solid state drives of up to 240 GB capacity
by Sebastian Pop, January 29th, 2013
Apple Announces the 128GB iPad with Retina Display
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Apple Announces the 128GB iPad with Retina Display

Cupertino increases storage size for high-end tablet computer
by Filip Truta, January 29th, 2013
J.J. Abrams Confirms Bradley Cooper Biopic Rumors: We’ve Been Talking

J.J. Abrams Confirms Bradley Cooper Biopic Rumors: We’ve Been Talking

by Elena Gorgan, January 29th, 2013
Upcoming Lance Armstrong biopic is getting a lot of attention, people talking
iOS 6.1 Patches a Hoard of Security Holes

iOS 6.1 Patches a Hoard of Security Holes

by Filip Truta, January 29th, 2013
Numerous vulnerabilities fixed in the latest iOS release from Apple
 

Taye Diggs Single-Handedly Thwarts Home Invasion

Actor catches burglar in the act, chases him down and restrains him
by Elena Gorgan, January 29th, 2013
Cybercriminals Use Citadel Malware to Target Canadian Banks and POS Devices

Cybercriminals Use Citadel Malware to Target Canadian Banks and POS Devices

by Eduard Kovacs, January 29th, 2013
Sophos researchers have analyzed this particular crimeware kit variant
 

Apple Releases Free Xcode 4.6 in the Mac App Store

Toolset includes SDKs for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and iOS 6.1
by Filip Truta, January 29th, 2013
 

Thief Bursts into Tears During Robbery, Victim Hands Him a Paper Towel

A man tries to rob a gas station but has a change of heart along the way
by Raluca Anghel, January 29th, 2013
 

Genius Makes Pen Mouse That Works on Any Surface

Called Wireless Comfortable Pen Mouse, it ships with a pico receiver
by Sebastian Pop, January 29th, 2013
 

Rare Pygmy Elephants Allegedly Poisoned in Borneo

Ten pygmy elephants were found dead in the Gunung Rara Forest Reserve
by Laura Sinpetru, January 29th, 2013
Left 4 Dead 2 Gets Update to Fix Workshop and Custom Campaign Mechanics

Left 4 Dead 2 Gets Update to Fix Workshop and Custom Campaign Mechanics

by Andrei Dobra, January 29th, 2013
A small patch can now be downloaded via Valve's Steam
 

Curiosity Ready to Drill Some Holes in Rocks Looking for Life on Mars

The rover has been going through the pre-drilling checks and there are a lot of them
by Lucian Parfeni, January 29th, 2013
 

EU Invests 1 Billion Euro in Graphene Development

It has chosen a consortium dubbed the Graphene Flagship to lead research efforts
by Sebastian Pop, January 29th, 2013
Huawei Ascend G600 Made Official in India, Priced at $280/€210

Huawei Ascend G600 Made Official in India, Priced at $280/€210

by Cosmin Vasile, January 29th, 2013
The smartphone is available via leading retailers across the country
 

“Catfish” Star Sunny Cross Busted for DUI

Reality star plans to fight the charges because she’s innocent, more or less
by Elena Gorgan, January 29th, 2013
 

“Sometimes Faking It Is Better,” Reads Manti Te'o's PETA Ad

The Notre Dame linebacker wants people going to the Super Bowl not to eat meat
by Laura Sinpetru, January 29th, 2013
 

Intel Launches Celeron 927UE, 1020E and 1047UE Ivy Bridge CPUs

They are single- and dual-core units with low TDPs and DDR3-1600 memory support
by Sebastian Pop, January 29th, 2013
Microsoft Now Delivers Crash Reports for Rejected Windows Store Apps

Microsoft Now Delivers Crash Reports for Rejected Windows Store Apps

by Ionut Arghire, January 29th, 2013
Should help developers resolve issues with their software faster
 

50 Cent Says Rick Ross Shooting Was Staged

Rapper laughs off Ross’ car crash on Twitter, suggests nothing was bad as it seems
by Elena Gorgan, January 29th, 2013
 

Git 1.8.1.2 Version Control System Is Available for Download

The developers have fixed quite a few bugs from the previous versions
by Silviu Stahie, January 29th, 2013
 

Tomb Raider Doesn’t Launch on the Wii U, Developers Explain Why

The new Nintendo platform deserves more than a simple port
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 29th, 2013
Ruby on Rails 3.0.20 and 2.3.16 Released to Address Extremely Critical Vulnerability

Ruby on Rails 3.0.20 and 2.3.16 Released to Address Extremely Critical Vulnerability

by Eduard Kovacs, January 29th, 2013
Users are advised to update as soon as possible to protect their apps against cyberattacks
 

Twitter Switches to 64-Bit IDs Enough for 9 Billion Billion Users, Avoids Twitpocalypse II

Twitter is ready for the entire population of Earth and likely this section of the galaxy
by Lucian Parfeni, January 29th, 2013
 

Seagate Partners with Virident Systems for PCI Express SSDs

Since its expertise is in HDDs, the company got help for flash storage
by Sebastian Pop, January 29th, 2013
 

Flaws in DVRs Allow Hackers to Turn Off Security Cameras

A researcher found that it's easy for cybercriminals to gain root access to the device
by Eduard Kovacs, January 29th, 2013
 

Picture of the Day: Seal Pup Gets Comfortable on a Dashboard

The baby seal escaped from the car's boot, made it clear it only travels in the front seat
by Laura Sinpetru, January 29th, 2013
Rare Female Execution Scheduled in Austin, Texas

Rare Female Execution Scheduled in Austin, Texas

by Raluca Anghel, January 29th, 2013
This will be the state's 13th female prisoner to be executed in the last 40 years
 

Las Vegas Students Bring KKK Robes in Class for Presentation

Their teacher has been reprimanded, and no other disciplinary steps will be pursued
by Raluca Anghel, January 29th, 2013
 

This Is Apple’s “Budget” iPhone 5 – Report

Design-wise, it’s a combination of the iPhone 5, iPod touch 5, and iPod classic
by Filip Truta, January 29th, 2013
Over 85,000 HP Printers Found to Be Publicly Accessible via the Internet

Over 85,000 HP Printers Found to Be Publicly Accessible via the Internet

by Eduard Kovacs, January 29th, 2013
Experts say there are serious security risks associated with such practices
 

Bradley Cooper Calls Lance Armstrong Movie Rumors “Nuts”

Actor recants on previous comments after they cause a stir online
by Elena Gorgan, January 29th, 2013
 

X³: Reunion 2.5 Beta Officially Launched on Steam for Linux

The players have been asked to test the Beta version and submit their feedback
by Silviu Stahie, January 29th, 2013
 

Crytek USA Studio Established with Vigil Games Core Staff

35 Vigil veterans have set up a brand new developer with the help of Crytek
by Andrei Dobra, January 29th, 2013
iPad 5 Design Leaked by Chinese Accessory Maker
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iPad 5 Design Leaked by Chinese Accessory Maker

Apple’s next-generation tablet might look a lot like the iPad mini
by Filip Truta, January 29th, 2013
Dan Houser: GTA Might Use Science Fiction Themes in the Future

Dan Houser: GTA Might Use Science Fiction Themes in the Future

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 29th, 2013
The series needs to find reasons to move to another era
 

Microsoft Office 2013 Now Available for Purchase

It has already been put up for grabs worldwide through Microsoft’s online stores
by Ionut Arghire, January 29th, 2013
 

Steam for Linux 1.0.0.22 Review

Valve has launched a digital distribution platform for Linux
by Silviu Stahie, January 29th, 2013
Australia to Boost Its Ability to Tackle Cyberattacks with New Cyber Security Center

Australia to Boost Its Ability to Tackle Cyberattacks with New Cyber Security Center

by Eduard Kovacs, January 29th, 2013
The center will be launched sometime this year in Canberra
 

FSP Launches 80 Plus Silver and Gold Power Supplies

The Aurum 92+ power supplies and new Raider-series models have appeared
by Sebastian Pop, January 29th, 2013
 

Casey Anthony Thinking of Getting a Job as a Paralegal

She’s so experienced with the legal system she might turn it to profit, attorney says
by Elena Gorgan, January 29th, 2013
 

Second-Greatest Supercomputer Studies Supersonic Noise

The “physics of noise” is being analyzed through million-core fluid dynamics simulations
by Sebastian Pop, January 29th, 2013
 

SwiftKey Flow Beta 4.0.0.76 Brings a Load of Enhancements

The new application flavor also comes with a variety of bug fixes
by Ionut Arghire, January 29th, 2013
Jamie-Lynn Sigler Is Engaged to Cutter Dykstra

Jamie-Lynn Sigler Is Engaged to Cutter Dykstra

by Elena Gorgan, January 29th, 2013
Actress and singer shows off her huge engagement ring on Twitter to break the news
 

Soldier Who Lost All 4 Limbs in Iraq Receives Double Arm Transplant

Brendan Marrocco became a quadruple amputee in 2009, while fighting in Iraq
by Laura Sinpetru, January 29th, 2013
 

BlackBerry 10 Phones Compared to iPhone 5 in New Renders

Unofficial renders, but built using leaked photos and info on the handsets
by Ionut Arghire, January 29th, 2013
Download iOS 6.1 – Official Release

Download iOS 6.1 – Official Release

by Filip Truta, January 29th, 2013
LTE support for more carriers, movie tickets via Siri, iTunes Match enhancements
 

Doctor Is Killed in His Office in Newport Beach

The physician was shot in his examination room, and the suspect was found beside him
by Raluca Anghel, January 29th, 2013
 

BlackBerry Z10 Coming to Vodafone UK on January 30

It will be available for free on select plans starting from £47/€55/$74 monthly
by Cosmin Vasile, January 29th, 2013
Pantech Makes Vega No. 6 Official with Full HD Screen

Pantech Makes Vega No. 6 Official with Full HD Screen

by Ionut Arghire, January 29th, 2013
It will arrive on shelves in South Korea in February
 

SimCity Has Special Filters for Color Blind Gamers

There are three modes they can choose from in order to get all the info
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 29th, 2013