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About 149 articles found for 3 December 2012:

 

Greenpeace Sabotages Amazon Web Services Conference in Las Vegas

The environmentalists want the company to green up its working agenda
by Laura Sinpetru, December 3rd, 2012
 

Do-It-Yourself Plumbing Is Killing UK's Fish

Poorly fitted pipes leak toxic chemicals into the country's rivers
by Laura Sinpetru, December 3rd, 2012
IE10 Fails to Impress as IE6 Remains a Top Browser

IE10 Fails to Impress as IE6 Remains a Top Browser

by Bogdan Popa, December 3rd, 2012
Users don’t seem to be too interested in Microsoft’s latest browser
 

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Concept Phone Spotted

It might be powered by the previously rumored 8-core Samsung Exynos CPU
by Ionut Arghire, December 3rd, 2012
 

TOP 5: Incredibly Ugly Animals That Are also Endangered

Conservation should not be just about saving the cute and the cuddly, zoologists say
by Laura Sinpetru, December 3rd, 2012
 

Samsung to Launch Galaxy S IV, New Galaxy Note II Model Next Year

Europe might see a stripped-down flavor of Galaxy Note II in the coming months
by Ionut Arghire, December 3rd, 2012
Acer TravelMate B113, a Notebook for E-Learning

Acer TravelMate B113, a Notebook for E-Learning

by Sebastian Pop, December 3rd, 2012
It is advertised as a good fit for students and teachers at school
 

BitTorrent Helps "The 4-Hour Chef" Become a Bestseller Overnight

The book was promoted by BitTorrent leading to a surge of readers and buyers
by Lucian Parfeni, December 3rd, 2012
 

Viral of the Day: Christmas Song Mall Flash Mob

Groups of carolers start singing O Come All Ye Faithful in a shopping mall
by Raluca Anghel, December 3rd, 2012
 

Steam Big Picture Mode Available to All, Massive Sale Starts Now

Games with controller and Big Picture support have received big price cuts
by Andrei Dobra, December 3rd, 2012
 

Tattooed Youth Librarians in Massachusetts Put Out Calendar

The calendars are selling for $21 (€16) a piece, and they feature 16 models
by Raluca Anghel, December 3rd, 2012
Facebook for Firefox Is Officially Live, the Tech Behind It Explained

Facebook for Firefox Is Officially Live, the Tech Behind It Explained

by Lucian Parfeni, December 3rd, 2012
Facebook relies on HTML5 WebSockets and Web Workers
 

Rear-Projection TVs Completely Out of the Market Now

Mitsubishi finally discontinues its product line, is the last to do so
by Sebastian Pop, December 3rd, 2012
 

High Tech Handcuffs Administer Electric Shocks

A shock is applied automatically when the detainee steps out of a specific area
by Raluca Anghel, December 3rd, 2012
 

How to Create Shutdown and Reboot Tiles on Windows 8’s Start Screen

Here’s a short tip to quickly shut down and restart your Windows 8 device
by Bogdan Popa, December 3rd, 2012
The “Pinocchio Effect” Scientifically Proved: Our Nose Temperature Rises as We Lie

The “Pinocchio Effect” Scientifically Proved: Our Nose Temperature Rises as We Lie

by Cristina Macari, December 3rd, 2012
Termography reveals our body temperature changes according to the emotions we experience
 

Root Available for Verizon’s Galaxy Note II

The process is risky and might damage the device if not performed right
by Ionut Arghire, December 3rd, 2012
 

Girlfriend Hot Pepper Extract Prank Goes Viral

Jeanna is served sushi seasoned with hot sauce ranked at 2,000,000 Scoville Units
by Raluca Anghel, December 3rd, 2012
 

5 TB HDDs in 2013, Western Digital Promises

Even though 4 TB models have yet to settle down, the next step is being planned
by Sebastian Pop, December 3rd, 2012
 

First Listen: Nicole Scherzinger “Boomerang” Single

X Factor judge is getting ready for her comeback, teases with first look and listen
by Elena Gorgan, December 3rd, 2012
Light Therapy Panels Installed in Bus Station Chase Away Winter Dullness

Light Therapy Panels Installed in Bus Station Chase Away Winter Dullness

by Cristina Macari, December 3rd, 2012
30 minutes of light therapy makes our day significantly brighter
 

Indestructible Headphones Launched by SOL Republic

They still have swappable cables and headbands, despite the physical endurance
by Sebastian Pop, December 3rd, 2012
 

Bad Weather Brings People in the UK Ugly Christmas Veggies

Poor growing conditions have damaged crops nationwide, supermarkets become more lenient
by Laura Sinpetru, December 3rd, 2012
 

USB 3.0 Flash Drives Causing Serious Competition

The information from the supply chain shows this clearly enough
by Sebastian Pop, December 3rd, 2012
iPad Newspaper “The Daily” Pulled from iTunes

iPad Newspaper “The Daily” Pulled from iTunes

by Filip Truta, December 3rd, 2012
News Corp. confirms discontinuation of its Daily iPad app publication
 

Homeless Man Given Boots by Cop Barefoot Again

Jeffrey Hillman has received threats over the pair of boots
by Raluca Anghel, December 3rd, 2012
 

IndieCity, a Digital Distribution Gaming Platform, Is Coming to Linux

They are looking for beta testers who can run their Linux client
by Silviu Stahie, December 3rd, 2012
 

AT&T Nokia Lumia 820 On Sale at Amazon for $0.01

It can be purchased via AT&T for $50/€40 on 2-year contracts
by Cosmin Vasile, December 3rd, 2012
 

First European Stealth Drone Makes Test Flight

The "killer robot" arises strong objections from human rights groups
by Cristina Macari, December 3rd, 2012
Oscars 2013: “The Avengers,” “TDKR” Vying for Best Special Effects Nom

Oscars 2013: “The Avengers,” “TDKR” Vying for Best Special Effects Nom

by Elena Gorgan, December 3rd, 2012
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences releases list of candidates
 

Plastic Light Bulbs Replace Normal Ones Next Year

FIPEL bulbs are nano-engineered and don't use any glass
by Sebastian Pop, December 3rd, 2012
 

Far Cry 3 Review (PC)

Is the new shooter worthy of praise or should we abandon it on an island?
by Andrei Dobra, December 3rd, 2012
Nokia N10 Concept Features a 2.0GHz CPU, Symbian Donna

Nokia N10 Concept Features a 2.0GHz CPU, Symbian Donna

by Ionut Arghire, December 3rd, 2012
The handset shows what Symbian might have evolved into
 

Tablet-Storing Display Stand Turns a Tablet Into a PC

For people who just can't go even one second without their tablet
by Sebastian Pop, December 3rd, 2012
 

Mario Lopez Marries Girlfriend Courtney Mazza

The two were married in very low key ceremony in Mexico
by Elena Gorgan, December 3rd, 2012
 

Lumia 920 in the Netherlands as Popular as iPhone 5

The smartphone is currently available for pre-order in the country
by Ionut Arghire, December 3rd, 2012
75% of UK Smartphone Users Would Change Networks After a Security Breach

75% of UK Smartphone Users Would Change Networks After a Security Breach

by Eduard Kovacs, December 3rd, 2012
Crossbeam Systems releases the results of an interesting study
 

67 Hypothermic Sea Turtles Found Stranded in Cape Cod

Staff at the New England Aquarium says this might just be a record influx
by Laura Sinpetru, December 3rd, 2012
 

Stonehenge Origins Challenged in New Study

Scientists claim the building process is the exact reverse of the one previously known
by Cristina Macari, December 3rd, 2012
 

Planetside 2 Short-Term Plans Include More Continents, NPC Armies

Gamers will also get more items and support for eSports
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 3rd, 2012
 

Return To Castle Wolfenstein Coop 0.9.3 Brings Major Network Fixes

Also, a few features involving knife throwing has been added
by Silviu Stahie, December 3rd, 2012
Gigabyte Presents a New Home NAS Device

Gigabyte Presents a New Home NAS Device

by Sebastian Pop, December 3rd, 2012
The GR-EZI04H should soon be ready for stationary action
 

IRS Seizes All of Lindsay Lohan’s Bank Accounts to Cover Unpaid Taxes

Star’s troubles increase, as reports claim she’s downing 2 bottles of vodka a day
by Elena Gorgan, December 3rd, 2012
 

Angry Mob of Anti-Fur Activists Pays Fashion Designer a Home Visit

The protesters shamed Pamela Skaist-Levy, accused her of animal cruelty
by Laura Sinpetru, December 3rd, 2012
Tulisa Trashed for Performance of “Sight of You” on X Factor UK

Tulisa Trashed for Performance of “Sight of You” on X Factor UK

by Elena Gorgan, December 3rd, 2012
When all the smoke and mirrors are gone, she simply doesn’t have what it takes
 

Gigabyte Also Has a Couple of Cases Ready, GZ-F2 and GZ-F5

The GZ-F2 and GZ-F5 series entry-level ATX will sell for very little
by Sebastian Pop, December 3rd, 2012
 

Cinematic-MRI Shows Twins Fighting for Room in the Womb

In Twin To Twin Transfusion Syndrome, one baby develops faster than the other
by Raluca Anghel, December 3rd, 2012
 

Pink Does “Try” on X Factor UK

Star performs latest single, promotes new album and upcoming tour
by Elena Gorgan, December 3rd, 2012
Cloned Dogs Terrorize New York City's Central Park

Cloned Dogs Terrorize New York City's Central Park

by Cristina Macari, December 3rd, 2012
Despite the numerous complaints, their owner claims that being wild is being happy
 

National Australia Bank Phishing Scam: Important Account Information

Phishers try to lure users to malicious webpages set up on compromised websites
by Eduard Kovacs, December 3rd, 2012
 

All-Black Mid-Tower SilverStone Redline PC Case Debuts

It can support full-size motherboards and long graphics cards
by Sebastian Pop, December 3rd, 2012
Matt Lauer Isn’t Going Anywhere, Won’t Be Fired over Ratings

Matt Lauer Isn’t Going Anywhere, Won’t Be Fired over Ratings

by Elena Gorgan, December 3rd, 2012
There is no truth to reports that he will be let go from The Today Show
 

Philips Reveals 3D Display with Ambiglow Technology

The 27-inch monitor casts light on the surrounding walls
by Sebastian Pop, December 3rd, 2012
 

Alexander Calder Sold for $12 (€9) at Goodwill Is Worth $9K (€7K)

An original lithograph bought in Milwaukee can be sold for 750 times its Goodwill price
by Raluca Anghel, December 3rd, 2012
Quick Look: FireFall – with Gameplay Video
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The Wii U Will Be Targeted to Hardcore Gamers First, Then to Casual Ones

The Wii U Will Be Targeted to Hardcore Gamers First, Then to Casual Ones

by Andrei Dobra, December 3rd, 2012
If loyal fans are happy with the console, they'll recommend it to others
 

Venus Volcanoes Suspected to Be Spitting Sulphur Dioxide in Its Atmosphere

Scientists say sulphur dioxide is a clue to uncovering the mystery of Venus volcanism
by Cristina Macari, December 3rd, 2012
Heidi Klum Wows as Cleopatra at Belated Halloween Bash

Heidi Klum Wows as Cleopatra at Belated Halloween Bash

by Elena Gorgan, December 3rd, 2012
Model goes all out with costume, facial decorations for charity gala
 

Ukrainians Use “Coffin Therapy” to Relax and Get Used to Death

The new therapy's inventor claims laying in an empty coffin helps "get used to eternity"
by Cristina Macari, December 3rd, 2012
 

“Game of Thrones” Season 3 Production Video

New season premieres in March and is making an honest effort to keep fans happy
by Elena Gorgan, December 3rd, 2012
 

Mouse Computer Reveals Tiny PC That Can Go Completely Out of Sight

Buying a LuvMachine Mini is like turning a monitor into an all-in-one
by Sebastian Pop, December 3rd, 2012
Man Found Dead in Alaska Jail Linked to 7 Other Killings

Man Found Dead in Alaska Jail Linked to 7 Other Killings

by Raluca Anghel, December 3rd, 2012
Israel Keyes confessed to the murder of Bill and Lorraine Currier of Essex, among others
 

Qatar Readies $20 Billion Investment in Solar Power

The project is part of the state's plans to cut down on its greenhouse gas emissions
by Laura Sinpetru, December 3rd, 2012
 

Dev Pulls Blog Post After Disclosing Collaboration with Apple on iTunes 11 Camera Redeemer

Developer Geppy Parziale likely saw his hand forced by the Cupertino giant
by Filip Truta, December 3rd, 2012
AMD's 2013-2014 Server CPU Roadmap

AMD's 2013-2014 Server CPU Roadmap

by Sebastian Pop, December 3rd, 2012
Abu Dhabi, Seoul and Delhi last for two more years
 

“Star Trek Into Darkness” First Official Teaser Poster Is Here

Get ready for near-total destruction, chaos, crisis at the hands of biggest threat ever
by Elena Gorgan, December 3rd, 2012
 

Watch: SPCA Teaches Dogs to Drive

The pets of the future might double as personal drivers
by Laura Sinpetru, December 3rd, 2012
Syrian Government Sites Attacked by Anonymous Following Internet Blackout

Syrian Government Sites Attacked by Anonymous Following Internet Blackout

by Eduard Kovacs, December 3rd, 2012
They were determined not to allow the "massive violation of human rights" to go unpunished
 

Sportscaster Bob Costas Makes Gun Control Speech at Halftime

The broadcaster speaks out during Sunday Night Football's halftime segment
by Raluca Anghel, December 3rd, 2012
 

Windows AutoRun Virus Hits Windows 7 and Windows 8 Users

Security companies recommend users to patch their systems and disable AutoRun
by Bogdan Popa, December 3rd, 2012
 

BP Oil Spill Made 52 Times More Toxic by Clean-Up Chemical

The dispersant used to deal with the spill only made things worse, specialists say
by Laura Sinpetru, December 3rd, 2012
 

Novel Look at Earth's Auroras Made Possible by Norwegian Advanced Camera

Scientists say the machinery already revealed hidden facts about the Auroras
by Cristina Macari, December 3rd, 2012
Fugees Rapper Pras Michel Sues over Piracy Movie

Fugees Rapper Pras Michel Sues over Piracy Movie

by Elena Gorgan, December 3rd, 2012
Rapper wanted to make documentary, hasn’t seen a frame of it yet
 

FBI Warning: Reveton Ransomware Is Impersonating the IC3

Victims are threatened that their activity is being recorded via webcam and microphone
by Eduard Kovacs, December 3rd, 2012
 

Wii U Won't Get a 3DS-Like Price Cut, Nintendo Says

The Japanese company is confident that the new console will attract many customers
by Andrei Dobra, December 3rd, 2012
 

Lye Attack Victim Carmen Tarleton Writes Book on Domestic Violence

She underwent 50 reconstructive surgeries and lost sight in one eye following the maiming
by Raluca Anghel, December 3rd, 2012
Mine-Hunting Dolphins Are Losing Their Jobs to Robots

Mine-Hunting Dolphins Are Losing Their Jobs to Robots

by Laura Sinpetru, December 3rd, 2012
The US Navy is planning to free these marine mammals from their service
 

Bread That Stays Fresh for 60 Days Decreases Food Waste

Not yet available for home use, but already a great benefit for food industry
by Cristina Macari, December 3rd, 2012
Skyrim: Dragonborn Leak Details Achievements, Story Elements

Skyrim: Dragonborn Leak Details Achievements, Story Elements

by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 3rd, 2012
Gamers will go to Solstheim, get a new companion and meet more dragons
 

Chris Brown Is Back on Twitter

After nasty verbal spat with comedienne, Brown is sorry he got involved in it
by Elena Gorgan, December 3rd, 2012
 

Apple Could Still Have iMac Factories in the US

“Assembled in USA” label found on “sacrifice” iMac torn down by iFixit
by Filip Truta, December 3rd, 2012
 

Microsoft Launches Windows Phone Store in 42 New Markets

New ratings requirements for games published in Taiwan and Russia
by Cosmin Vasile, December 3rd, 2012
Origins of Intelligence Revealed for the First Time

Origins of Intelligence Revealed for the First Time

by Cristina Macari, December 3rd, 2012
The evolution of mental functions linked with brain disorders through identical genes
 

aptosid 2012-0 “Thanatos” Is Based on Linux Kernel 3.6

The distribution makes use of the Debian unstable branch
by Silviu Stahie, December 3rd, 2012
 

3D Printed Autobot Can Walk, Transform and Shoot Things

It can be controlled by a remote and has an integrated Wi-Fi camera
by Sebastian Pop, December 3rd, 2012
 

Star Wars: Battlefront III Was 99% Complete Before Cancelation

The game would have offered an innovative, ambitious game experience
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 3rd, 2012
 

Full-Featured Browser-Based Windows 8 Store Released

This unofficial service lets you browse Windows Store apps from any browser
by Bogdan Popa, December 3rd, 2012
Nexus 4 Will Arrive at Australian Retailers Only Next Year

Nexus 4 Will Arrive at Australian Retailers Only Next Year

by Ionut Arghire, December 3rd, 2012
LG has a hard time keeping up with global demand for the device
 

Dual-SIM Nokia 114 Quietly Launched in India

No word on the phone’s pricing options for the moment
by Cosmin Vasile, December 3rd, 2012
 

Hawaii Shark Attack: 61-Year-Old Is Bitten by a Tiger Shark

Following the incident, local authorities decided to close the beaches to swimmers
by Laura Sinpetru, December 3rd, 2012
2012 iMac Supplies Already Short, Grab Yours While You Can
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2012 iMac Supplies Already Short, Grab Yours While You Can

Wishful US customers may have a hard time putting one under the tree
by Filip Truta, December 3rd, 2012
 

Serial Killer Found Dead in Alaska, Police Suspect Suicide

Israel Keyes confessed to the murders of at least eight people
by Raluca Anghel, December 3rd, 2012
Windows XP Starts Declining as Microsoft Struggles to Kill It

Windows XP Starts Declining as Microsoft Struggles to Kill It

by Bogdan Popa, December 3rd, 2012
Microsoft’s 11-year old operating system drops below 40% market share
 

Katt Williams Slaps Target Employee

Comedian has been acting erratically again, got violent at Target
by Elena Gorgan, December 3rd, 2012
 

Dolphin Bites 8-Year-Old, SeaWorld Defends Protocols

Video emerges online, but SeaWorld says rules weren’t followed in this case
by Elena Gorgan, December 3rd, 2012
 

Hugh Hefner Is Engaged to Crystal Harris, Again

86-year-old media mogul will tie the knot with 26-year-old girlfriend on New Year’s Eve
by Elena Gorgan, December 3rd, 2012
 

Brad Pitt’s Worst Movie Debut: “Killing Them Softly” Disappoints

Actor’s latest collaboration with Andrew Dominik fails to make a solid first impression
by Elena Gorgan, December 3rd, 2012