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About 129 articles found for 4 February 2013:

 

ArmA 3 Renames Main Game Island Altis

The military simulation wants to separate fact from fiction
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 4th, 2013
 

Security App of the Week: ESET’s Social Media Scanner for Facebook

The application can secure your account against all sorts of threats
by Eduard Kovacs, February 4th, 2013
LCD Driver Chip Shipments Up 23% in 4Q12

LCD Driver Chip Shipments Up 23% in 4Q12

by Sebastian Pop, February 4th, 2013
It goes to show that display sales may be rising faster than anyone thought
 

Fake StumbleUpon Emails Used to Advertise Rogue Pharmacy Websites

The bogus notifications are entitled “Update: Changes to Your Email Settings”
by Eduard Kovacs, February 4th, 2013
 

Nokia Recommends New Apps for Windows Phone Devices

Such as Connectivity Shortcuts, Speedtest.net or Battery Status
by Ionut Arghire, February 4th, 2013
 

Watch: How to Wash Your Hands While in Space

Chris Hadfield shows how astronauts wash their hands in zero-gravity
by Laura Sinpetru, February 4th, 2013
 

Pittsburgh Researchers Halt Cancer Cell Growth

Their findings might lead to the discovery of a new cancer therapy
by Laura Sinpetru, February 4th, 2013
Beware of Deposit Protection Service Phishing Scams

Beware of Deposit Protection Service Phishing Scams

by Eduard Kovacs, February 4th, 2013
Users warned about fake emails entitled “Important Email Notification”
 

Spotlight: Alaskan Brewery Uses Beer as Its Energy Source

The Alaskan Brewing Company takes great pride in producing “beer-powered beer”
by Laura Sinpetru, February 4th, 2013
 

Climate Change Argued to Kill Numerous Baby Elephants

Due to low rainfall and extreme temperatures, baby elephants are twice as likely to die
by Laura Sinpetru, February 4th, 2013
 

Download Dolphin Browser 9.3 for Android

With a nice range of stability and performance improvements, bug fixes
by Ionut Arghire, February 4th, 2013
Malware Alert: 2010 and 2011 Tax Documents, Accountant's Letter

Malware Alert: 2010 and 2011 Tax Documents, Accountant's Letter

by Eduard Kovacs, February 4th, 2013
Sophos experts have examined this latest spam run
 

Chinese Smog Creeps over Japan

China's air pollution crisis is starting to affect other countries as well
by Laura Sinpetru, February 4th, 2013
 

Chewing Gum Boosts Alertness, Study Finds

This annoying habit, as some label it, actually helps the brain
by Laura Sinpetru, February 4th, 2013
 

How to: iOS 6.x Untethered Jailbreak on Linux

Jailbreak your iPhone, iPad or iPod on Linux using evasi0n
by Marius Nestor, February 4th, 2013
 

Microsoft Closes Times Square Store Ahead of Surface Pro Launch

The company closed the pop-up store even though it will soon launch a new device
by Bogdan Popa, February 4th, 2013
Over 100 Dolphins Saved from Beaching by Juvenile's Distress Call

Over 100 Dolphins Saved from Beaching by Juvenile's Distress Call

by Laura Sinpetru, February 4th, 2013
The marine mammals followed the younger dolphin's call to deeper waters
 

Lumia 620 Arrives in Australia in Mid-February at $329, Nokia CEO Says

More low-priced devices are expected to expand Nokia’s portfolio
by Ionut Arghire, February 4th, 2013
 

GSMA Announces Nominees for the 2013 Global Mobile Awards

Smartphones: iPhone 5, Lumia 920, Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note II and HTC Butterfly
by Ionut Arghire, February 4th, 2013
 

The Journey Down: Chapter One for Linux Review

A beautiful adventure that will surprise new and older players alike
by Silviu Stahie, February 4th, 2013
World's Largest Protected Wetland Designated by Bolivia

World's Largest Protected Wetland Designated by Bolivia

by Laura Sinpetru, February 4th, 2013
The Llanos de Moxos wetland is roughly the size of the Netherlands and Belgium combined
Beyonce Is “Honored” by Destiny’s Child Reunion at the Super Bowl 2013

Beyonce Is “Honored” by Destiny’s Child Reunion at the Super Bowl 2013

by Elena Gorgan, February 4th, 2013
Singer posts touching letter to praise female performers at the event
 

Omerta – City of Gangsters Review (PC)

A mix of strategic management and turn-based battles
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 4th, 2013
 

Raspberry Pi Model A Selling in Europe Now

An entry-level version of an entry-level electronic gadget
by Sebastian Pop, February 4th, 2013
 

Scam Alert: Gangnam Style Singer Psy Died

Cybercriminals are trying to distribute a malicious browser add-on
by Eduard Kovacs, February 4th, 2013
Beyonce Flashes Illuminati Sign During Super Bowl 2013 Halftime Performance

Beyonce Flashes Illuminati Sign During Super Bowl 2013 Halftime Performance

by Elena Gorgan, February 4th, 2013
Internet runs wild with conspiracy theories again after electrifying show
 

SodaStream Banned Super Bowl 2013 Ad Goes Viral

If you love your bubbles, set them free, says new ad poking fun at the competition
by Elena Gorgan, February 4th, 2013
 

Microsoft Admits That “Some” Users Are Disappointed with Windows 8

Most of the consumers do not agree with the changes brought by Microsoft’s new OS
by Bogdan Popa, February 4th, 2013
Official Website of Ali Moeen Nawazish Defaced by Spanish Hackers

Official Website of Ali Moeen Nawazish Defaced by Spanish Hackers

by Eduard Kovacs, February 4th, 2013
The site of Indian ethical hacker Trishneet Arora has also been hacked
 

Unvanquished Alpha 12 FPS/RTS Now Has Motion Blur

This game is better and better with each new edition
by Silviu Stahie, February 4th, 2013
 

Convertible Tablets and Notebooks Expected to Rise in Popularity

It looks like even small component makers have important information to share
by Sebastian Pop, February 4th, 2013
Cybercriminals Might Abuse the Data Stolen from Twitter, Experts Warn

Cybercriminals Might Abuse the Data Stolen from Twitter, Experts Warn

by Eduard Kovacs, February 4th, 2013
Sophos has published a useful advisory on the subject
 

iOS 6.1 Untethered Jailbreak – How to Prepare Your Device

Back up, disable passcode lock, be patient, don’t panic if something goes wrong
by Filip Truta, February 4th, 2013
 

Supercomputer Will Simulate Human Brain

The human brain continues to elude understanding, but scientists are still trying
by Sebastian Pop, February 4th, 2013
9-Year-Old Boy Thrown from Roof Top by Teenager in the Bronx Survives

9-Year-Old Boy Thrown from Roof Top by Teenager in the Bronx Survives

by Raluca Anghel, February 4th, 2013
The victim is fighting for his life, but has managed to identify his attacker
 

Watch: “So God Made a Farmer” Commercial Promotes Traditional Farming

The commercial features late Paul Harvey's commentaries, touches the hearts of many
by Laura Sinpetru, February 4th, 2013
 

Saudi Cleric Advocates Burkas for Babies to Prevent Abuse Updated

The cleric issued a "fatwa" or legal ruling on the issue of protecting babies from abusers
by Raluca Anghel, February 4th, 2013
 

Lawsuit Involving Google and Safari Is About to Get Serious

More people wish to join the class action suit over user tracking via Safari
by Filip Truta, February 4th, 2013
Demi Lovato Is in Crutches After Home Accident

Demi Lovato Is in Crutches After Home Accident

by Elena Gorgan, February 4th, 2013
Singer posts photos of her bruised leg, doesn’t say how long she’ll be in crutches
 

China: The US Can’t Accuse Us of Cyberattacks Based on IP Addresses AFP

The People’s Daily newspaper published a report denying the claims of the United States
by Eduard Kovacs, February 4th, 2013
 

Truck Crashes into Cargo Plane in Salt Lake City

A driver is injured as the truck he is driving hits a parked airplane
by Raluca Anghel, February 4th, 2013
Watch: Iran Oil Platform Sinks to the Bottom of the Persian Gulf

Watch: Iran Oil Platform Sinks to the Bottom of the Persian Gulf

by Laura Sinpetru, February 4th, 2013
The country now finds itself needing help to retrieve it
 

Cambridge Figures Out How to Move Data in 3D, Uses Magnetic Spin

An experimental chip uses magnetic field manipulation to send information
by Sebastian Pop, February 4th, 2013
 

Nokia Strongly Considering Tablet PCs, Stephen Elop Says

The company might choose Windows for such devices, but nothing has been announced
by Ionut Arghire, February 4th, 2013
 

Super Bowl 2013: What Caused the Power Outage?

It was an abnormality, officials for Entergy say but an investigation is underway
by Elena Gorgan, February 4th, 2013
Viral of the Day: Excited Raven Makes Confetti Snow Angel at Super Bowl 2013

Viral of the Day: Excited Raven Makes Confetti Snow Angel at Super Bowl 2013

by Elena Gorgan, February 4th, 2013
Baltimore Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers in the championship game
 

Watch: Best Ads at the Super Bowl 2013

As every year, the biggest sporting event of the year brings lots of awesomeness, smiles
by Elena Gorgan, February 4th, 2013
 

Samsung and LG Settle OLED Patent War Without Burning Down Any Buildings

A government ministry has managed to persuade the CEOs to break the legal stalemate
by Sebastian Pop, February 4th, 2013
 

The 14-Inch HP Chromebook Is Official, Could Become a Big Seller

Google Chrome OS continues to gain support as it adds a new manufacturer
by Lucian Parfeni, February 4th, 2013
 

Otter Eats £10,000 (€11,500 / $15,690) Worth of Fish

The fish were kept by a couple in Norfolk in an outside pond
by Laura Sinpetru, February 4th, 2013
Man in Jail for 5 Years over Insulting Kuwaiti Ruler on Twitter

Man in Jail for 5 Years over Insulting Kuwaiti Ruler on Twitter

by Raluca Anghel, February 4th, 2013
Under Kuwaiti law, the emir is regarded as “immune and inviolable”
 

Watch: San Diego Power Plant Implodes

The demolition took place this past Saturday morning, woke people from their sleep
by Laura Sinpetru, February 4th, 2013
 

ASRock Expects Motherboard Shipments of 8 Million in 2013

Mainboard makers are releasing their forecasts for the year
by Sebastian Pop, February 4th, 2013
Scammers Leverage Super Bowl to Harvest Personal Information

Scammers Leverage Super Bowl to Harvest Personal Information

by Eduard Kovacs, February 4th, 2013
The big game is over, but cybercriminals might still try to profit from it
 

Vodafone UK Preps Windows Phone 8 Launch for February 6

Lumia 920, Lumia 820, Lumia 620, Windows Phone 8X and 8S inbound
by Ionut Arghire, February 4th, 2013
 

The Rock Is on a Quest for Milk in Got Milk? Super Bowl 2013 Ad

Definitely one of the funniest and cutest ads to air in the commercial break
by Elena Gorgan, February 4th, 2013
 

Puppy Bowl IX Gives Football Players a Run for Their Money

10-week-old Marta gets the coveted Most Valuable Puppy award
by Laura Sinpetru, February 4th, 2013
 

Website of Iraq’s Prime Minister Breached by Kuwait Hackers Reuters

The site is defaced for the second time this year
by Eduard Kovacs, February 4th, 2013
HP Officially Launches the Pavilion 14 Chromebook

HP Officially Launches the Pavilion 14 Chromebook

by Sebastian Pop, February 4th, 2013
The cloud-based laptop has an HP BrightView display and a 16 GB SSD
 

Lino Oviedo: Presidential Candidate Dies in Helicopter Crash

His death comes precisely 24 years after he helped overthrow dictator Alfredo Stroessner
by Raluca Anghel, February 4th, 2013
 

DmC Devil May Cry PC Patch Now Available for Download

The new update has already gone live on the PC platform and brings plenty of changes
by Andrei Dobra, February 4th, 2013
 

Analyst: Grand Theft Auto V Will Sell 18 Million Copies in Six Months

The game will perform better than the next Call of Duty
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 4th, 2013
 

Watch: SodaStream Ad Banned from This Year's Super Bowl

The CBS banned the ad on account of its picking on two major soda manufacturers
by Laura Sinpetru, February 4th, 2013
OpBerlusconi: Anonymous Launches Campaign Against Italian Government – Video

OpBerlusconi: Anonymous Launches Campaign Against Italian Government

by Eduard Kovacs, February 4th, 2013
The hacktivists are determined to rid the country of corruption
Five New DLC Packs Coming to Sleeping Dogs, Two Arrive This Week

Five New DLC Packs Coming to Sleeping Dogs, Two Arrive This Week

by Andrei Dobra, February 4th, 2013
New costumes, skins, cars, and adventures are coming to Sleeping Dogs
 

SEAL Chris Kyle Killed: Arrest Made, PTSD May Have Caused the Shooting

Kyle brought in the suspect to the gun range, was trying to help him cope with PTSD
by Raluca Anghel, February 4th, 2013
 

Evasi0n Untethered iOS 6.1 Jailbreak Rolling Out Today

Tool now in “final testing and preparation,” development team posts 95% progress
by Filip Truta, February 4th, 2013
Deodorants Get Smaller, Price Stays the Same

Deodorants Get Smaller, Price Stays the Same

by Laura Sinpetru, February 4th, 2013
Unilever says that its rolling out smaller deodorants benefits the environment
 

Alicia Keys Sings National Anthem at Super Bowl 2013

She put her own spin on the “Star Spangled Banner” at biggest sporting event of the year
by Elena Gorgan, February 4th, 2013
 

Dutch Hacker Accused of Trafficking 100,000 Credit Cards Sentenced to 12 Years

David Benjamin Schrooten is said to have caused damages of over $63 million
by Eduard Kovacs, February 4th, 2013
 

Three UK to Offer LTE at No Additional Cost

The carrier will launch 4G services with the existing price plans
by Ionut Arghire, February 4th, 2013
Skull Allegedly Belonging to Richard III Revealed by Archaeologists

Skull Allegedly Belonging to Richard III Revealed by Archaeologists

by Laura Sinpetru, February 4th, 2013
The remains were found under a car park, most likely belong to the dead king
 

Shaq Lip-Syncs to Beyonce’s “Halo”

As she performed on stage, basketball legend had a blast in the audience
by Elena Gorgan, February 4th, 2013
 

Watch: Emotional Budweiser “Brotherhood” Super Bowl Ad

Ad airs during the game, leaves few eyes dry all around the US
by Elena Gorgan, February 4th, 2013
Watch: Beyonce’s Halftime Performance at Super Bowl 2013

Watch: Beyonce’s Halftime Performance at Super Bowl 2013

by Elena Gorgan, February 4th, 2013
She promised she would sing live at the Super Bowl XLVII and that’s just what she did
 

Lights Go Out at Super Bowl 2013

Half the stadium is plunged into darkness during championship game
by Elena Gorgan, February 4th, 2013
 

Evolution 3.7.5 Fixes Numerous Bugs

This development release of Evolution fixed over 20 bugs!
by Marius Nestor, February 4th, 2013