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About 129 articles found for 30 January 2013:

 

Incoming 2013: The Elder Scrolls Online

Another ambitious MMO that needs to find out how to integrate a free-to-play model
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 31st, 2013
 

Samsung GALAXY Pop Coming Soon in South Korea for $645/€475

The Korean version of Galaxy Premier will be bundled with a flip cover
by Cosmin Vasile, January 31st, 2013
 

Activision Explains Why It Uses Region Locking

Companies need to make sure content is suited for each market
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 30th, 2013
Storm Flips 100 Cars in Georgia, I-75 Closed near Adairsville

Storm Flips 100 Cars in Georgia, I-75 Closed near Adairsville

by Raluca Anghel, January 30th, 2013
Tornado alerts had been issued for the area, mentioning the town specifically
 

Dead Space 3 PC Port Means All Versions Are Equal

Visceral tried to make the game feel the same across the PC and consoles
by Andrei Dobra, January 30th, 2013
PETA Slams Iran's Space Program, Says It's from the 1960s Space Race Era

PETA Slams Iran's Space Program, Says It's from the 1960s Space Race Era

by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
Members of this organization were taken aback by pictures of Iran's space monkey
 

Couple Risks Jail Time for Nursing Injured Deer Back to Health

Authorities say Jeff and Jennifer Counceller are guilty of illegally harboring the animal
by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
Chinese Cybercriminals Used Banking Trojan to Steal Money from e-Commerce Users

Chinese Cybercriminals Used Banking Trojan to Steal Money from e-Commerce Users

by Eduard Kovacs, January 30th, 2013
41 of the 58 individuals involved in the operation have been arrested
 

Satellite Image of the Entire UK Blanketed by Snow

There's rarely any snow in the UK, let alone covering most of the country
by Lucian Parfeni, January 30th, 2013
 

ooVoo Video Calling Arrives in BlackBerry 10

The service will enjoy tight integration with BlackBerry 10 core functionality
by Ionut Arghire, January 30th, 2013
 

Vampire Baby Dolls Are the New Trend in Movie-Inspired Toys

The Twisted Bean Stalk Nursery creates vampire, zombie and Avatar-inspired baby dolls
by Raluca Anghel, January 30th, 2013
 

7-Year-Old Cuffed, Interrogated by Police for 10 Hours

Innocent kid was held in custody over $5 (€3,69) dispute, his family claims
by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
The Chinese Like Their TV Smart, Report Shows

The Chinese Like Their TV Smart, Report Shows

by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
Almost 40% of all flat panel TVs sold in the region were Smart TVs
 

10% of All Monitors Will Have Touchscreens by the End of 2013

This will happen primarily due to Windows 8 and its ARM variant, Windows RT
by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: Barbra Streisand Will Perform

Star will return to the stage for the Oscarcast after 36 years
by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
 

“Justice League” Movie Depends Entirely on “Man of Steel”

New franchise won’t be made if Superman flick flops, says studio boss
by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
Fabulous Leg in “The Graduate” Was Linda Gray’s

Fabulous Leg in “The Graduate” Was Linda Gray’s

by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
“Dallas” star reveals how she body doubled for Anne Bancroft
Megan Fox Is Done with Acting, Quits

Megan Fox Is Done with Acting, Quits

by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
Star talks to Marie Claire about the joys of motherhood, says that’s what matters most
 

Jetway Out with AMD R-Series Embedded Mini-ITX Motherboard

It goes to show that Advanced Micro Devices really is serious about this segment
by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
 

Billionaire Sells Canned Fresh Air to People in China

Human society simply must start taking better care of the environment, Chen Guangbiao says
by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
Autonomous Flying Drones Created to Record Races – Video

Autonomous Flying Drones Created to Record Races

by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
Lehmann Aviation has introduced the LA100 UAV drone made of carbon fiber
 

Facebook Scam Alert: We Are Giving Away UGG Boots to All Users

Cybercriminals are trying to trick users into installing a rogue browser extension
by Eduard Kovacs, January 30th, 2013
 

France Announces Illumination Ban Meant to Save Energy, Reduce Light Pollution

The ban is set to come into effect later this year, targets non-residential properties
by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
RIM’s BlackBerry 10 Launch Event Live Coverage

RIM’s BlackBerry 10 Launch Event Live Coverage

by Cosmin Vasile, January 30th, 2013
The company is expected to launch two new smartphones, the Z10 and N10
 

South Korea Succeeds in Putting Satellite into Orbit for the First Time

Only weeks after North Korea did the same, intensifying the space race between countries
by Lucian Parfeni, January 30th, 2013
 

AMD Expects Embedded Chips to Supply 20% of Revenues

This year, the company hopes its change in focus will yield results
by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
 

Cubical Aluminum Cases from Abee Ready to House Small PCs

There are two of them, one for mini-ITX and one for micro-ATX motherboards
by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
Katherine Webb Is Inside Edition Super Bowl Correspondent Now

Katherine Webb Is Inside Edition Super Bowl Correspondent Now

by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
Beauty queen lands new TV gig that is bound to boost her profile considerably
 

Ammo Flash Drive from Strontium Is Plated with 24 Karat Gold

A storage device for the rich that want to feel and look that way all the time
by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
 

flareGet 1.3-5 Review

Simply put, this is one of the best download managers for Linux and it could be better
by Silviu Stahie, January 30th, 2013
 

US Minesweeper Stuck in the Philippines Will Be Cut into Pieces

Authorities hope this measure will help prevent any further damage to the coral reefs
by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
Volkswagen Super Bowl Ad Branded Racist for Using Jamaican Accent

Volkswagen Super Bowl Ad Branded Racist for Using Jamaican Accent

by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
“Get Happy” video causes a stir online because it could be interpreted as offensive
 

Watch: Rescued Fox Lives with Dogs, Thinks It's One of Them

The people who rescued Roxy found it dangling off a bridge with a rope around her neck
by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
Olympus Stylus XZ-10 Photo Camera Ships with Smartphone Sharing App

Olympus Stylus XZ-10 Photo Camera Ships with Smartphone Sharing App

by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
A Toshiba FlashAir card will be needed for the app to be of any use
 

Hulk Hogan Causes Outrage with Photo of Daughter’s Legs

Brooke works out a lot to stay in such a great shape, her dad is “proud”
by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
 

Manly Men Have a More Active Love Life Than Others

Study finds two people's love life is influenced by traditional gender roles
by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
Taco Bell Commercial Insults Fruits and Vegetables, Gets Pulled – Video

Taco Bell Commercial Insults Fruits and Vegetables, Gets Pulled

by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
The commercial poked fun at a healthy life style, caused quite a controversy
 

Enemy Unknown Creator Wanted to Reboot X-COM in 2003

The project would have probably been a disaster because of limited experience
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 30th, 2013
Acer Prepares Very Cheap 8 and 10-Inch Tablets ($150 / 110-150 Euro)

Acer Prepares Very Cheap 8 and 10-Inch Tablets ($150 / 110-150 Euro)

by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
Even at that price, they will have quad-core processors
 

Cisco to Acquire Prague-Based Cognitive Security

The acquisition will take place in the third quarter of the 2013 fiscal year
by Eduard Kovacs, January 30th, 2013
 

Hackers Use Brazilian Nightclub Fire to Spread Trojan Horse

Victims are promised a video of the incident at the Santa Maria nightclub
by Eduard Kovacs, January 30th, 2013
Fujifilm Launches 9 New FinePix Cameras – Video

Fujifilm Launches 9 New FinePix Cameras

by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
Six are bridge cameras, the others are point-and-shoot and/or compact
 

Ashley Judd Splits from Husband Dario Franchitti

Couple release joint statement about the demise of the 12-year marriage
by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
 

Alec Baldwin and Wife Stay Mum on Pregnancy Rumors

Hilaria Thomas is carrying the couple’s first child, reports online say
by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
Prince of Persia Needs Time to Rest and Breathe, Says Developer

Prince of Persia Needs Time to Rest and Breathe, Says Developer

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 30th, 2013
The game might return with a new approach and a new development team
 

Incoming 2013: The Last Guardian

Can Team Ico finally complete its long-awaited PS3 game?
by Andrei Dobra, January 30th, 2013
 

Kimberly McCarthy: Rare Female Execution Halted, Postponed Until April

McCarthy 's defense team will try to prove she was discriminated against by a white jury
by Raluca Anghel, January 30th, 2013
 

Fatal Gas Leak Gets Samsung Fined $1000 / 740 Euro

The company gets a slap on the wrist for not reporting it on time
by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
 

Dark Souls 2 Will Be More Accessible, Says Game Director

New players will have all the information they need about the game mechanics
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 30th, 2013
Miley Cyrus Is Probably Married, Calls Liam Hemsworth “Hubby”

Miley Cyrus Is Probably Married, Calls Liam Hemsworth “Hubby”

by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
Star talks to Cosmopolitan about music, career, the love of her life
 

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, 10-Inch Tablet Confirmed in AnTuTu Benchmark

The score and looks suggest similarities with the Google Nexus 10
by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
 

Giant Sinkhole Swallows Whole Apartment Building in China

300 people have been evacuated from the area as a facility disappeared into the ground
by Raluca Anghel, January 30th, 2013
 

Borderlands 2 Hot Fix Now Available on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360

A few urgent changes have been made to the game until the launch of the next update
by Andrei Dobra, January 30th, 2013
ESPN Anchors Bad-Mouth Tim Tebow on Air – Video

ESPN Anchors Bad-Mouth Tim Tebow on Air

by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
Hannah Storm and Mark Schlereth have no idea that their conversation isn’t a private one
 

Watch: Stephen Colbert Talks Climate Change, Says We Should All “Get Used to It”

Our kids have no need for a “habitable planet,” Stephen Colbert says
by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
 

Jason London Arrested in Bar Fight, Soils His Pants in Police Car

Actor gets beaten up, is busted for disorderly conduct and assault
by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
Samsung Request for New Trial Denied, Did Infringe Apple Patents, Though Unwillingly

Samsung Request for New Trial Denied, Did Infringe Apple Patents, Though Unwillingly

by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
The US Judge in charge of the case says that the infringement cannot be considered willful
 

Victims of 1985 Terrorist Attacks Awarded $1 Billion (€741 Million) Each

Rome and Vienna airport attacks' survivors are entitled to damages, a judge rules
by Raluca Anghel, January 30th, 2013
 

Picture of the Day: Headless Penguins Strike a Pose

The animals do have heads, yet don't want to be photographed with them
by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
 

This USB Cable Lets Smartphones Screens Be Controlled via PCs

No longer is remote assistance possible only from PC to PC
by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
Obsidian Reveals Pantheon for Project Eternity

Obsidian Reveals Pantheon for Project Eternity

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 30th, 2013
The developers also talk about the creation process for one major deity
 

Casey Anthony Gives First TV Interview Since Murder Trial

Anthony refuses to talk about trial, only takes questions on the bankruptcy filing
by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
 

Sea Shepherd Intercepts Japanese Poachers, Not One Whale Is Killed

Operation Zero Tolerance is going according to plan, the organization says
by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
 

Surface Pro 64GB Comes with 23GB of Free Storage

The other 41GB are reserved for Windows 8’s install, built-in apps and recovery partition
by Ionut Arghire, January 30th, 2013
Official ComboFix Mirror Infected with Sality Virus

Official ComboFix Mirror Infected with Sality Virus

by Eduard Kovacs, January 30th, 2013
BleepingComputer.com has rushed to remove the compromised application
 

XBMC Media Center 12 Final Released, Features Raspberry Pi and Android Support

The distribution also comes with HTML Live Streaming support, among tons of other features
by Silviu Stahie, January 30th, 2013
 

Lindsay Lohan Is Too Sick to Be in Court, Not to Shop

Actress claims she’s got upper respiratory infection, pictures prove otherwise
by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
 

Cats Kill Billions of Birds, Other Animals on a Yearly Basis

These otherwise adorable companions constitute a major threat to wildlife
by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
Quad-Core FX-4130 Vishera CPU Launched by AMD
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Quad-Core FX-4130 Vishera CPU Launched by AMD

The chip has two Piledriver modules and a price of $99.99 / 74.13-99.99 Euro
by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
White Nexus 4 Allegedly Emerges in Leaked Photo

White Nexus 4 Allegedly Emerges in Leaked Photo

by Ionut Arghire, January 30th, 2013
No specific info on when it might arrive on shelves has been provided
 

Instagram's Cat with Eyebrows Looks a Little Worried

Sam, the kitty, has its own handle and prides itself with its facial hair
by Raluca Anghel, January 30th, 2013
 

AT&T Confirms Windows Phone 7.8 for Nokia Lumia 900 Arrives on January 30

An internal memo of the carrier mentions the update will be available later today
by Cosmin Vasile, January 30th, 2013