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About 134 articles found for 3 January 2013:

Over 18,000 PayPal Phishing Websites Identified in December 2012

Over 18,000 PayPal Phishing Websites Identified in December 2012

by Eduard Kovacs, January 3rd, 2013
Trend Micro details how many malicious sites were spotted last month
 

Turtle Spends 20 Years in a Bucket Before Being Rescued and Freed

Audrey is now a “spokesperson” for a turtle rescue organization near Toronto
by Laura Sinpetru, January 3rd, 2013
 

T-Mobile Officially Launches BlackBerry Curve 9315

The handset will become generally available at the carrier on January 23
by Ionut Arghire, January 3rd, 2013
 

Shape Shifting Solar Lamp Looks More like an Alien Device

The lamp has three main arms, each of which can be made to turn and bend
by Laura Sinpetru, January 3rd, 2013
There Are at Least 100 Billion Planets in the Milky Way, Maybe Several Times That

There Are at Least 100 Billion Planets in the Milky Way, Maybe Several Times That

by Lucian Parfeni, January 3rd, 2013
There are at least as many planets as there are stars in the Milky Way
 

Spotlight: Man Uses Junk to Build 29-Foot-Long Limousine

The vehicle took about 10 years to build, but it is well worth the trouble
by Laura Sinpetru, January 3rd, 2013
 

LG’s Optimus G2 to Debut at CES 2013 Next Week

Other companies are also planning full HD, quad-core smartphones for CES
by Ionut Arghire, January 3rd, 2013
 

Chrome Will Be the Top Browser of 2013 and It Won't Matter

IE barely held on to its title in 2012, but won't be able to do so this year
by Lucian Parfeni, January 3rd, 2013
Holiday Essentials Sale Brings New Price Cuts for PS3 and PS Vita Games

Holiday Essentials Sale Brings New Price Cuts for PS3 and PS Vita Games

by Andrei Dobra, January 3rd, 2013
Score discounts for Batman: Arkham City, Shadow of the Colossus, and more
 

ABI Ranks Apple Top Mobile App Storefront

Microsoft beats the Cupertino company in innovation with better discoverability
by Filip Truta, January 3rd, 2013
 

Bazinga! Bee Species Gets Named After “The Big Bang Theory”

Brazilian biologist is one of Sheldon Cooper's fans, names a bee species in his honor
by Laura Sinpetru, January 3rd, 2013
Nokia to Supposedly Sell Its Mobile Devices Division in 2013

Nokia to Supposedly Sell Its Mobile Devices Division in 2013

by Ionut Arghire, January 3rd, 2013
The company might leave the mobile phone business completely
 

Evergreen Accessory Turns Any Pen Into a Touch Pen

The misconception that any pan works on touchscreens will gain credence
by Sebastian Pop, January 3rd, 2013
 

Ultrasound Pregnancy Parties Are the Newest Trend for Future Moms

Taking ultrasounds to moms' homes costs between $100 and $350 (€75 - €265)
by Raluca Anghel, January 3rd, 2013
 

ASUS Enlists Motion Control for Revolutionary PCs

Leap Motion agrees to a formal partnership with the company
by Sebastian Pop, January 3rd, 2013
HBO Sued for Alleged Cover-Up of Horse Abuse on “Luck”

HBO Sued for Alleged Cover-Up of Horse Abuse on “Luck”

by Elena Gorgan, January 3rd, 2013
Former American Humane Association employee goes after HBO, AHA
 

Chillingo Believes Free-to-Play Games Scare Some People

The public should be better educated about their characteristics
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 3rd, 2013
 

LG Launches Super-Thin OLED Television

Even amid lawsuits, the company boldly moves forward with its plans
by Sebastian Pop, January 3rd, 2013
The World's Shortest Escalator Is Located in Japan – Video

The World's Shortest Escalator Is Located in Japan

by Raluca Anghel, January 3rd, 2013
The escalator's vertical rise is only 32.8 inches (83 cm)
 

The Kardashian Curse: Kanye West’s Career Will Go Downhill from Now On

Now that they’re expecting their first child, is Kanye’s career done for?
by Elena Gorgan, January 3rd, 2013
 

Neil Armstrong Lied About How His Famous Moonwalk Quote Came to Him

This daredevil took months to coin the moon landing “speech,” got help from his brother
by Laura Sinpetru, January 3rd, 2013
 

Hugely Energetic "Geysers" Half the Size of Our Galaxy Seen for the First Time

Our galaxy is spewing outwards massive amounts of charged particles
by Lucian Parfeni, January 3rd, 2013
Unlocked Huawei Ascend P1 Officially Introduced in the US

Unlocked Huawei Ascend P1 Officially Introduced in the US

by Cosmin Vasile, January 3rd, 2013
The smartphone is available for purchase for just $450/€340 outright
 

Infant in Womb Shown Holding Doctor's Hand During C-Section

More than 4,000 people liked a photo of a baby girl from Glendale, Arizona
by Raluca Anghel, January 3rd, 2013
 

Madonna Faceplants While Skiing in the Alps

Singer spends New Year’s in Switzerland with the kids, boyfriend
by Elena Gorgan, January 3rd, 2013
7-Year-Old Gets a Metal Detector for Christmas, Finds WWII Era Bomb

7-Year-Old Gets a Metal Detector for Christmas, Finds WWII Era Bomb

by Raluca Anghel, January 3rd, 2013
A young boy from Norfolk, England, uncovers a British practice bomb
 

10.1-Inch Nokia Windows RT Tablet Debuts This Quarter

The still unnamed device will make an appearance within three months at most
by Sebastian Pop, January 3rd, 2013
 

Priscilla Presley, 67, Is Dating TV Presenter Toby Anstis, 40

The King’s ex-wife seems to have found love again, tabloid reports say
by Elena Gorgan, January 3rd, 2013
Kathy Griffin Blasted for Indecent Gesture Towards Anderson Cooper on NYE

Kathy Griffin Blasted for Indecent Gesture Towards Anderson Cooper on NYE

by Elena Gorgan, January 3rd, 2013
The Parents Television Council says CNN should step up and fire her
 

Photographer Snaps Shots of Eerie Pyramids in NYC

Debris left behind by Hurricane Sandy is gathered and piled up in the form of pyramids
by Raluca Anghel, January 3rd, 2013
Shark Fin Rooftop in Hong Kong Sparks Outrage Amongst Greenheads

Shark Fin Rooftop in Hong Kong Sparks Outrage Amongst Greenheads

by Laura Sinpetru, January 3rd, 2013
The fins are usually eaten by people in Asia, who use them to make soup
 

Nokia Lumia 800, Best Seller for Finland’s Elisa in 2012

Lumia 920 was December’s top seller in the enterprise sector
by Ionut Arghire, January 3rd, 2013
 

Watch: New “Broken City” Twitter Spot

New action flick / political thriller drops this January
by Elena Gorgan, January 3rd, 2013
 

Marine's Anti-Gun-Control Letter to Sen. Feinstein Goes Viral

"I am not your subject. I am the man who keeps you free. I am not your servant," he says
by Raluca Anghel, January 3rd, 2013
 

CES 2013: ECS Prepares Two All-in-One PCs

The products should start selling within a week or two
by Sebastian Pop, January 3rd, 2013
Adam Lambert Criticizes the Singing in “Les Miserables,” Russell Crowe Agrees

Adam Lambert Criticizes the Singing in “Les Miserables,” Russell Crowe Agrees

by Elena Gorgan, January 3rd, 2013
Singer says not having professional singers appear in the film ruins the experience
 

Asteroid Might Soon Be Made to Orbit Our Moon

NASA is considering the possibility of “gifting” the moon with its own satellite
by Laura Sinpetru, January 3rd, 2013
 

Powerful Speech Recognition Software, Simon 0.4.0, Is Now Available

The number of improvements and new features in this version is staggering
by Silviu Stahie, January 3rd, 2013
 

Nova Launcher 2.0 Now Available for Download

With a great deal of new features and enhancements packed inside
by Ionut Arghire, January 3rd, 2013
This iOS 6/A6 Jailbreak Contest Is a Scam, Says Hacker [Updated]

This iOS 6/A6 Jailbreak Contest Is a Scam, Says Hacker Updated

by Filip Truta, January 3rd, 2013
@i0n1c (Stefan Esser) points to a new attempt to scam the JB community
Intego: Windows 8 Is a Must-Have for Mac Users Running XP in Boot Camp, VMs

Intego: Windows 8 Is a Must-Have for Mac Users Running XP in Boot Camp, VMs

by Filip Truta, January 3rd, 2013
Important memo for security-aware users running XP on their Mac
 

Taylor Swift Kisses Harry Styles on New Year’s Eve

Contrary to reports, the two are still together, still pretty much into each other
by Elena Gorgan, January 3rd, 2013
 

UC Browser for Java Hits 10 Million Downloads at Softpedia

The mobile browser recently exceeded 400 million users
by Cosmin Vasile, January 3rd, 2013
 

Kulluk, One of Shell's Oil Rigs, Goes Haywire in Alaska

The rig has 139,000 gallons of fuel on board, sparks major environmental concerns
by Laura Sinpetru, January 3rd, 2013
Church Closes Gay-Friendly Soho Masses in London

Church Closes Gay-Friendly Soho Masses in London

by Raluca Anghel, January 3rd, 2013
The masses have been held at the 18th-century Our Lady of the Assumption church since 2007
 

AMD Will Kill the Vision Brand This Year

The company will go with CPU families instead, like Intel
by Sebastian Pop, January 3rd, 2013
 

Nexus 4 Sales to Stand at Only 375,000 Units

LG doesn’t seem to have ramped up production for the device
by Ionut Arghire, January 3rd, 2013
Superb Leikr Linux Watch Is Now on Kickstarter – Video

Superb Leikr Linux Watch Is Now on Kickstarter

by Silviu Stahie, January 3rd, 2013
The watch engineers need funds to start the mass production
 

Internet Explorer 8 Is an Amazingly Popular Money Wasting Machine

Developers spend time to optimize their products for a three-year-old browser
by Bogdan Popa, January 3rd, 2013
 

Watch: Shocking PSA Concerning “Bath Salts” and How They Turn People Into Zombies

The footage could easily give horror movies a run for their money
by Laura Sinpetru, January 3rd, 2013
 

Hyundai and Kia Get Google Maps Integration and Voice Search

Google has teamed up with Hyundai to add new navigation options to their cars
by Lucian Parfeni, January 3rd, 2013
 

Samsung Launches Series 7 Touch Monitor

The first multi-touch display optimized for the Windows 8 OS
by Sebastian Pop, January 3rd, 2013
Digital Game Sales Increase by 8% in the United Kingdom During 2012

Digital Game Sales Increase by 8% in the United Kingdom During 2012

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 3rd, 2013
More gamers are abandoning disks and focusing on virtual copies
 

Watch: Life-Size Superman Plane Flies over the Beach

A remote-controlled airplane will leave you believing in superheroes
by Raluca Anghel, January 3rd, 2013
 

Google Forces Users to "Upgrade" to Google+ in Any Way It Can

There's a big push to have people create Google+ profiles
by Lucian Parfeni, January 3rd, 2013
Hackers Leak Video of Steubenville High School Students Joking About Abused Girl

Hackers Leak Video of Steubenville High School Students Joking About Abused Girl

by Eduard Kovacs, January 3rd, 2013
Police claim they're aware of the existence of the footage
 

AMD Chooses New Chief Financial Officer, David Kumar

It isn't much of a change really, since he has been interim CGO for months
by Sebastian Pop, January 3rd, 2013
 

Starbucks Rolls Out $1 Reusable Cups

The company wants to promote sustainability, cut down on the amounts of waste it produces
by Laura Sinpetru, January 3rd, 2013
Windows 8 Is Definitely a Game Changer – Orange

Windows 8 Is Definitely a Game Changer – Orange

by Bogdan Popa, January 3rd, 2013
Orange officials claim that Windows 8 will take off this year
 

Same Gender Romances Are Still Coming to Star Wars: The Old Republic

Some relationships of this type will be possible in the new Rise of the Hutt Cartel add-on
by Andrei Dobra, January 3rd, 2013
 

MSI FM2 Micro-ATX Motherboard with AMD Trinity APU Released

It has a surprising number of SATA III ports, as well as legacy connectors
by Sebastian Pop, January 3rd, 2013
 

Man Swept to Sea in California, Was Trying to Save His Dog

Charles Francis Quaid of Richmond, California lost his life on New Year's day
by Raluca Anghel, January 3rd, 2013
Watch: Violent Giraffe Fight Caught on Tape

Watch: Violent Giraffe Fight Caught on Tape

by Laura Sinpetru, January 3rd, 2013
The footage went viral in a matter of days and people find it impressive, to say the least
 

Julianne Hough Reveals She Was Abused as a Child

Dancer, actress and singer recalls troubled childhood in Cosmo interview
by Elena Gorgan, January 3rd, 2013
 

Anonymous to the World: Expect Us in 2013

The hacktivists call for their supporters to join the movement
by Eduard Kovacs, January 3rd, 2013
25-Year-Old Woman Dies on Plane to Texas Returning from Brazil

25-Year-Old Woman Dies on Plane to Texas Returning from Brazil

by Raluca Anghel, January 3rd, 2013
The plane landed in Houston so that she would be provided with medical assistance
 

Bottled Water Made Illegal in Concord, Massachusetts

The ban on single-serving plastic water bottles is based on environmental considerations
by Laura Sinpetru, January 3rd, 2013
 

AMD Promises to Fix Graphics Card Latency with New Driver

The GCN technology should finally work properly soon
by Sebastian Pop, January 3rd, 2013
Apple’s 2013 Macs Will Have Faster Internet Access, Sources Say
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Apple’s 2013 Macs Will Have Faster Internet Access, Sources Say

A deal struck with Broadcom will reportedly enable 802.11ac wireless
by Filip Truta, January 3rd, 2013
 

Black Ops 2 Loses New Year UK Number One Position to Far Cry 3

FIFA 13 takes second place, Hitman: Absolution is in fourth
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 3rd, 2013
VLC for Windows 8 Developer Badmouths Windows RT

VLC for Windows 8 Developer Badmouths Windows RT

by Bogdan Popa, January 3rd, 2013
Developing apps for Windows RT is not fun, he says
No Intel Haswell During CES 2013, Launch Set for Computex
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No Intel Haswell During CES 2013, Launch Set for Computex

Despite what many people hoped, the next CPU generation isn't in a hurry to debut
by Sebastian Pop, January 3rd, 2013
 

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Confirm Pregnancy

Reality star is roughly 3 months pregnant, reports online say
by Elena Gorgan, January 3rd, 2013
Nokia Lumia 920 Won 12 Awards in 2012

Nokia Lumia 920 Won 12 Awards in 2012

by Ionut Arghire, January 3rd, 2013
The handset has already seen great demand since its official launch
 

The Hairy Eyeball – Rare Tumor Causes Man to Grow Hair on His Eyeball

The tumor affected the man's eyesight, made him experience discomfort
by Laura Sinpetru, January 3rd, 2013