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About 60 articles found for 29 December 2012:

 

Linus Torvalds Destroys a Linux Kernel Maintainer on the Official Mailing List

The father of the Linux kernel is making some house cleaning before the year's end
by Silviu Stahie, December 29th, 2012
 

Weekend Reading: The Case for Impending Industry Disaster

Next-gen consoles and the Wii U are just the start of the decline
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 29th, 2012
 

Weekend Reading: 2012 Was Great for Games and Gamers

From impressive games, to big controversies and huge victories, 2012 had it all
by Andrei Dobra, December 29th, 2012
Mercury's Peculiar One and a Half Day Year – Video

Mercury's Peculiar One and a Half Day Year

by Lucian Parfeni, December 29th, 2012
Because it's so close to the sun, Mercury spins very slowly
 

Most Annoying Songs of 2012

Sometimes, overexposure can become really irritating
by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
 

GOM Audio – Review

Audio player designed for both regular users and more seasoned ones
by Ionut Ilascu, December 29th, 2012
 

Viral of the Day: Charlie the Unicorn Is Back

One of YouTube’s first virals makes a splashing return with a new adventure
by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
Amazon Makes It Easier to Host a Site with S3 on the Cheap

Amazon Makes It Easier to Host a Site with S3 on the Cheap

by Lucian Parfeni, December 29th, 2012
It's possible to host simple, static websites with S3
 

Kourtney Kardashian Shows Off Slim Figure on Magazine Cover

Reality star has lost the pregnancy weight – all 45 pounds (20.4 kg) of it
by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
 

US Cellular Rolls Out Multi-View Update for Galaxy Note II

Users should check on their devices to see whether the update is available for them
by Ionut Arghire, December 29th, 2012
 

Lazy Flaws Let You Save Any "Private" Snapchat or Facebook Poke Video

Facebook built Poke in 12 days and it shows, Snapchat doesn't have that excuse
by Lucian Parfeni, December 29th, 2012
 

AMD Kabini, 10% Faster Than Bobcat APUs

The manufacturing process remains the same but not the performance
by Sebastian Pop, December 29th, 2012
Judge Refuses to Step Down from Stratfor Hacker’s Case

Judge Refuses to Step Down from Stratfor Hacker’s Case

by Eduard Kovacs, December 29th, 2012
LulzSec's Jeremy Hammond could spend the rest of his life in jail
 

iPad mini Supplies Are on the Low in China

iPhone 5 no longer experiencing shortages, customers can just walk in and buy
by Filip Truta, December 29th, 2012
 

MMA Fighter Stops Crime, Captures Vodka Thief

Kickboxer and martial arts expert Jesse Finney managed not to hurt the robber
by Raluca Anghel, December 29th, 2012
Kabini X4 5110, AMD's Entry-Level APU
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Kabini X4 5110, AMD's Entry-Level APU

It will replace Brazos and Brazos 2.0 at some point in 2013
by Sebastian Pop, December 29th, 2012
 

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Made Kids Fat

Because of radiations risks, children were forced to spend too much time indoors
by Laura Sinpetru, December 29th, 2012
Academy Members Say Oscars Online Voting Might Be Compromised by Hackers

Academy Members Say Oscars Online Voting Might Be Compromised by Hackers

by Eduard Kovacs, December 29th, 2012
The system appears to be highly secure, but "security is just an illusion"
 

Internet on Planes Easier to Install Now, Thanks to FCC

A new application procedure should streamline the process
by Sebastian Pop, December 29th, 2012
 

Intel Haswell CPUs Will Have Integrated Voltage Regulators

The VRM will no longer be built into the motherboards
by Sebastian Pop, December 29th, 2012
 

Rebecca Tarbotton: Leading Environmentalist Dies in Swimming Accident

The executive director of the Rainforest Action Network passed away at 39 years of age
by Laura Sinpetru, December 29th, 2012
Sandy Hook: Ryan Lanza’s “I Am a Victim” Post Is a Hoax

Sandy Hook: Ryan Lanza’s “I Am a Victim” Post Is a Hoax

by Raluca Anghel, December 29th, 2012
Fake Ryan gave an interview via Facebook, and posted on behalf of the family
 

Acer: Touch Support Will Become a Normal Part of Windows 8 PCs

The company feels it is one of the conditions for the revival of the PC market
by Sebastian Pop, December 29th, 2012
 

Katt Williams Arrested for Child Endangerment

Comedian is now in jail, his 4 children are now in protective custody
by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
Viral of the Day: Richard Simmons’ Reaction When Car Runs Over His Foot

Viral of the Day: Richard Simmons’ Reaction When Car Runs Over His Foot

by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
Video shows why fitness guru is so popular: he’s unbelievably awesome
A10-6800K, AMD's Top 28nm Richland APU
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A10-6800K, AMD's Top 28nm Richland APU

It is a quad-core processor with a TDP of 100W and Radeon HD 8000 graphics
by Sebastian Pop, December 29th, 2012
 

2013 Expected to Seal the Fate of Scottish Wildcats

The species is almost extinct, only needs a gentle push to fall off the biodiversity map
by Laura Sinpetru, December 29th, 2012
 

Emma Stone Welcomes Puppy in Her Life

The celebrity adopted the pooch together with boyfriend Andrew Garfield
by Laura Sinpetru, December 29th, 2012
Anonymous Threatens to Shut Down Police Site Unless They Dismiss Killer Cop – Video

Anonymous Threatens to Shut Down Police Site Unless They Dismiss Killer Cop

by Eduard Kovacs, December 29th, 2012
The Manteca Police Department in California is taking the threat seriously
 

Fujitsu Dishes Out the Latest Windows 8 Criticism

Not so much against the OS as against its perceived failure to revitalize the PC market
by Sebastian Pop, December 29th, 2012
 

Megadeth Investigating Christmas Card Plagiarism Claim

Band members respond to plagiarism accusations, assure fans a solution will be found
by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
 

New China Family Law Forces Grown-Up Children to Visit Senior Parents

Adults that fail to pay a visit to their elderly parents can be sued
by Raluca Anghel, December 29th, 2012
 

Microsoft Bans Windows 8 Complaints Application

The so-called Windows 8 Complaints app has disappeared from the Store
by Bogdan Popa, December 29th, 2012
Marilyn Monroe FBI File Reveals She Was Under Constant Surveillance

Marilyn Monroe FBI File Reveals She Was Under Constant Surveillance

by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
Missing file offers more details into her life, nothing at all about her death
 

Watch: “Rapper's Brain in Flow” Video Sheds New Light on Creativity

Freestyle rapping is all about letting creativity “flow” through you, the video says
by Laura Sinpetru, December 29th, 2012
 

Sofia Vergara Sizzles in Cutaway Swimsuit

Actress shows off enviable figure in daring Agent Provocateur one-piece
by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
 

Freak Accident: Dental Drill Goes Down a Woman's Throat and Into Her Lung

The 60-year-old woman merely wanted a dental implant, got more than she bargained for
by Laura Sinpetru, December 29th, 2012
Yoko Ono Blames Paul McCartney for Beatles “Divorce”

Yoko Ono Blames Paul McCartney for Beatles “Divorce”

by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
John Lennon’s widow lays the blame at McCartney’s doorstep in recently unearthed interview
 

NASA Reveals Swift's Most Stunning Photos - Gallery

Swift was designed to detect gamma ray bursts, but it captures some spectacular photos
by Lucian Parfeni, December 29th, 2012
 

Silvio Berlusconi to Pay Ex Wife €100,000 ($131,000) Alimony Per Day

Days after announcing his engagement, former Italian Prime Minister settles divorce
by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
 

2013 Predictions: Best of YouTube

Flying cars, UFOs, less economic stability – what is in store for the New Year?
by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
 

Marketing Is Important for Indie Games

The developer of Dust: An Elysian Tail highlights indie problems
by Andrei Dobra, December 29th, 2012
The Phases of the Moon, from Full Moon to New Moon, Explained – Video

The Phases of the Moon, from Full Moon to New Moon, Explained

by Lucian Parfeni, December 29th, 2012
The moon's position around the Earth and the sun determines the phases