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About 128 articles found for 6 February 2013:

 

Two Great Lakes in the US Hit Lowest Water Levels on Record

Lake Michigan, Lake Huron have been seriously affected by drought, other natural phenomena
by Laura Sinpetru, February 6th, 2013
Buddhist Temple to Get Poached Ivory as Present from Sri Lanka

Buddhist Temple to Get Poached Ivory as Present from Sri Lanka

by Laura Sinpetru, February 6th, 2013
Conservationists strongly disapprove of Sri Lanka's decision
 

Researchers Now One Step Closer to 3D-Printed Human Tissues

Scientists have pieced together a 3D printer that uses human embryonic stem cells as ink
by Laura Sinpetru, February 6th, 2013
 

The Official Guide to Hosting a Website on Google Drive

It's been possible to host simple websites on Google Drive for a while now
by Lucian Parfeni, February 6th, 2013
State-of-the-Art Antarctic Research Station Makes Its Debut

State-of-the-Art Antarctic Research Station Makes Its Debut

by Laura Sinpetru, February 6th, 2013
The station features hydraulic legs that will keep it from being buried under the snow
 

Facebook Scam: This Girl Has a Spider Under Her Skin

Cybercriminals try to trick users into installing a malicious browser extension
by Eduard Kovacs, February 6th, 2013
 

PyGObject 3.7.5 Improves Support for non-C99 Compilers

This is a development release that fixes various issues and bugs
by Marius Nestor, February 6th, 2013
 

ZTE Blade III Now Available in the UK for £80/€90/$125 on PAYG

The smartphone can be purchased from Virgin Media carrier
by Cosmin Vasile, February 6th, 2013
 

GNOME Session 3.7.4 Now Allows Empty Sessions

It allows named sessions, and removes support for Fallback session
by Marius Nestor, February 6th, 2013
Yahoo! Mail for Windows 8 Review

Yahoo! Mail for Windows 8 Review

by Bogdan Popa, February 6th, 2013
This is the easiest way to check your Yahoo! email account from a Windows 8 device
 

Two NAS Devices Launched by QNAP Too

The new Turbo NAS models have Atom CPUs and up to 3 GB RAM
by Sebastian Pop, February 6th, 2013
McDonald's in China Sell Detergent Instead of Coca Cola, Say They're Sorry

McDonald's in China Sell Detergent Instead of Coca Cola, Say They're Sorry

by Laura Sinpetru, February 6th, 2013
Customer unknowingly drinks the concoction, ends up needing urgent medical attention
 

Icy Dock Launched Icy RAID Case That Saves Data When HDDs Die

The Icy Raid is a dual-bay storage unit that can handle 8 TB
by Sebastian Pop, February 6th, 2013
 

Customer Finds Human Tooth in Supermarket Sausage

Tesco does not take responsibility for the presence of the foreign body in their product
by Raluca Anghel, February 6th, 2013
Dead Space 3 Review (PC)

Dead Space 3 Review (PC)

by Andrei Dobra, February 6th, 2013
Is this new survival shooter going into the right direction or should it be left to die?
 

Betty White Is Wiser, Hotter than Ever at 91, She Says

Star gushes about the joys of old age, says she’s spoiled rotten
by Elena Gorgan, February 6th, 2013
 

Watch: Kitten Meets Hedgehog Video Goes Viral

The kitten is having trouble trying to figure out why its new friend's "fur" is so spiky
by Laura Sinpetru, February 6th, 2013
 

Dwarves and Doors Feature in Project Eternity Update

The development team has tools to model armor for all classes
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 6th, 2013
 

Displays Will Get a Bit Cheaper This Month (February 2013)

Panel prices will go down by 1 or 2 percent, mostly because of LCDs
by Sebastian Pop, February 6th, 2013
Deep Impact Comet Hunter Gets a Closer Look at "Comet of the Century" ISON – Video

Deep Impact Comet Hunter Gets a Closer Look at "Comet of the Century" ISON

by Lucian Parfeni, February 6th, 2013
ISO is approaching the sun, probably on its first flyby
 

EU Readies to Roll Out Ban on Bee-Killing Pesticides

Neonicotinoid pesticides constitute a threat to the global bee population
by Laura Sinpetru, February 6th, 2013
 

Foxconn Readies 70-Inch LCD TV for April 2013 Release

It will use a Sharp-made screen but won't support 4K resolutions
by Sebastian Pop, February 6th, 2013
 

TELUS Cuts the Price of BlackBerry Z10 to $139

The wireless carrier offers both the Black and White flavors of the phone
by Ionut Arghire, February 6th, 2013
“Star Trek Into Darkness” Release Date Moved Up to May 15

“Star Trek Into Darkness” Release Date Moved Up to May 15

by Elena Gorgan, February 6th, 2013
Fans in the US will catch J.J. Abrams’ new film 2 days before the rest of the world
 

DDR3 RAM Prices to Rise After February 10

The Chinese Lunar New Year period will be followed by a rebound
by Sebastian Pop, February 6th, 2013
Fake Office 2013 Activators Offered for Download via YouTube

Fake Office 2013 Activators Offered for Download via YouTube

by Bogdan Popa, February 6th, 2013
Cybercriminals are once again trying to get users to malicious websites
Beyonce’s Publicist Tries to “Ban” Unflattering Super Bowl 2013 Photos

Beyonce’s Publicist Tries to “Ban” Unflattering Super Bowl 2013 Photos

by Elena Gorgan, February 6th, 2013
Singer performed at the game, out-fierced every other performer, ever
 

Samsung Launches Google Nexus 10 Tablet in Japan

The 10-inch Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Device is priced at $400 / 295-400 Euro
by Sebastian Pop, February 6th, 2013
 

Thecus Launches Two Rack-Shaped NAS Devices

The devices are meant for heavy storage applications and businesses
by Sebastian Pop, February 6th, 2013
“Friends” Reunited: Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry Together on NBC Comedy

“Friends” Reunited: Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry Together on NBC Comedy

by Elena Gorgan, February 6th, 2013
Former co-stars will work together again, on Perry’s sitcom
 

Dead Space 3 Stays Scary in Co-Op Through Dementia and Sound Design

The team at Visceral tried to keep the tense atmosphere in the cooperative mode
by Andrei Dobra, February 6th, 2013
 

Manchester Manager Sir Alex Ferguson Remembers the Munich Air Disaster

Eight members of the Manchester United soccer team were killed in a plane crash in 1958
by Raluca Anghel, February 6th, 2013
 

New Galaxy S IV Concept Phone Seems Almost Real

It sports a 5-inch full HD screen, quad-core CPU, 13MP camera
by Ionut Arghire, February 6th, 2013
Gigabyte Releases 4-Bay NAS Server

Gigabyte Releases 4-Bay NAS Server

by Sebastian Pop, February 6th, 2013
The device acts as a central storage drive for homes and small office networks
 

Picture of the Day: Epic Battle Settles Which Squirrel Gets the Peanut

This clash of the rodents is bound to cause a few giggles
by Laura Sinpetru, February 6th, 2013
 

Death Star Project Resurrected, This Time on Kickstarter

The White House said “no,” ordinary folks decide to take matters into their own hands
by Laura Sinpetru, February 6th, 2013
Kidnapped Miami, Florida Brothers Found Safe and Sound

Kidnapped Miami, Florida Brothers Found Safe and Sound

by Raluca Anghel, February 6th, 2013
Darren and Rey Bonilla had been taken by a friend of their mother's
 

This Pen Tells You When You Spell Words Wrong

While it won't offer the correct spelling, it will vibrate when one gets letters wrong
by Sebastian Pop, February 6th, 2013
 

GNOME Boxes 3.7.5 Brings Further Improved Usability

It fixes various bugs, adds some improvements and a couple of new features
by Marius Nestor, February 6th, 2013
Credit Card Fraud Scheme: 7,000 Fake Identities, $200 Million Stolen, 18 Charged

Credit Card Fraud Scheme: 7,000 Fake Identities, $200 Million Stolen, 18 Charged

by Eduard Kovacs, February 6th, 2013
The FBI is calling this one of the largest credit card fraud schemes ever investigated
 

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Gets Official Details, Has a Huge Open World

Learn much more about the upcoming RPG from its developer
by Andrei Dobra, February 6th, 2013
 

Company of Heroes 2 Might Get German Campaign After Launch

The team is currently focused on the Soviet story that spans the entire war
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 6th, 2013
Revealed: The Reason Robert De Niro Cried on Katie Couric – Video

Revealed: The Reason Robert De Niro Cried on Katie Couric

by Elena Gorgan, February 6th, 2013
Actor also has a child with special needs, so he could relate to his character
 

World's Longest Cat, Stewie, Dies Because of Cancer

This feline measured a whopping 48.5 inches (1.23 meters) from head to tail
by Laura Sinpetru, February 6th, 2013
 

Pink Gets Steamy with Husband in Video for “Just Give Me a Reason”

Nate Ruess collaboration gets visual companion – and it’s gorgeous, as expected
by Elena Gorgan, February 6th, 2013
 

The Jacksonville Jaguars Get New Logo, Plan to Increase Revenue

EverBank Field is getting the largest scoreboard of any football stadium in the NFL
by Raluca Anghel, February 6th, 2013
PlayStation Vita's 1-Year Anniversary Brings Discounts for Games on the PAL PS Store

PlayStation Vita's 1-Year Anniversary Brings Discounts for Games on the PAL PS Store

by Andrei Dobra, February 6th, 2013
Score big price cuts for Unit 13, Lumines, Rayman Origins, and much more
 

AMD Richland Set for March 19, Temash and Kabini for Computex 2013

The high-end A-Series will appear as early as March 19, the others at Computex
by Sebastian Pop, February 6th, 2013
 

Loyal Dog Helps Search Party Find His Dead Owner's Body

The Labrador Retriever's master died while hiking in northern New Jersey
by Laura Sinpetru, February 6th, 2013
Scam Alert: Taylor Swift's iPhone Hacked, Raunchy Tape Leaked

Scam Alert: Taylor Swift's iPhone Hacked, Raunchy Tape Leaked

by Eduard Kovacs, February 6th, 2013
Scammers are trying to lure users to a bogus survey website
 

“Dark Patch” Pinned Down in the Brains of Killers and Abusers

German neurologist claims that the center for evilness lies in the brain's central lobe
by Laura Sinpetru, February 6th, 2013
Kate Winslet Shows Off Wedding Ring in First Public Outing

Kate Winslet Shows Off Wedding Ring in First Public Outing

by Elena Gorgan, February 6th, 2013
Oscar-winning actress and Ned Rocknroll were married in December 2012
 

G.Skill Intros Fastest Ever 32 GB DDR3 RAM Kit

The memory is part of the Trident X series and is made of four 8 GB modules
by Sebastian Pop, February 6th, 2013
Paradox Interactive Canceled Four Projects During 2012

Paradox Interactive Canceled Four Projects During 2012

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 6th, 2013
The company wants to only launch solid projects this year
 

Oksana Baiul Sues NBC for $5 Million (€3.68 Million)

Skating champ takes network to court over using her name for promotional purposes
by Elena Gorgan, February 6th, 2013
Windows 8 Wasn’t Supposed to Be Explosive on First Weekend – Microsoft

Windows 8 Wasn’t Supposed to Be Explosive on First Weekend – Microsoft

by Bogdan Popa, February 6th, 2013
A Microsoft executive claims that it could take some time to get used to Windows 8
 

Saints Row 4 and Metro: Last Light Will Come Out in 2013, Koch Media Says

The new owner of the franchises will take good care of them
by Andrei Dobra, February 6th, 2013
 

Standard NVIDIA GeForce Titan Graphics Card Memory Is 6 GB

The next-generation video board will have around twenty 2 Gb chips
by Sebastian Pop, February 6th, 2013
 

Man Driving Motorized Walmart Shopping Cart Arrested for DUI

A homeless man took the cart and started swirling through a Florida Walmart
by Raluca Anghel, February 6th, 2013
 

Windows Phone Takes BlackBerry’s 3rd Spot in the US in Q4 2012

Android lost some market share for the first time during said quarter
by Ionut Arghire, February 6th, 2013
Mobile-First Instagram Debuts Web Feed, Becomes Full-Blown Website

Mobile-First Instagram Debuts Web Feed, Becomes Full-Blown Website

by Lucian Parfeni, February 6th, 2013
Instagram has been moving towards this for the past few months
 

World's Largest Prime Number Has over 17 Million Digits

This new prime number gives its 12,978,189-digits-long predecessor a run for its money
by Laura Sinpetru, February 6th, 2013
 

8.0 Quake Shakes the South Pacific, Tsunami Warning Is Issued

Panicked villagers are left with no choice except flee to higher grounds
by Laura Sinpetru, February 6th, 2013
PETA Slams Beyoncé for Super Bowl Costume

PETA Slams Beyoncé for Super Bowl Costume

by Laura Sinpetru, February 6th, 2013
The singer's outfit was made from python and iguana skin