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About 138 articles found for 7 February 2013:

 

H.264 Video and MP3 Supported in Firefox 21 Nightly by Default Now

It only works in Windows 7 and above and the feature will probably land in Firefox 22
by Lucian Parfeni, February 7th, 2013
 

openSUSE 12.3 RC1 Features KDE 4.10

The distro has a new theme and it’s powered by Linux kernel 3.7.6
by Marius Nestor, February 7th, 2013
 

Women Exposed to Air Pollution Deliver Smaller Babies

Large-scale study links air pollution to low birth weight in infants
by Laura Sinpetru, February 7th, 2013
 

Devhelp 3.7.5 Features Revamped User Interface

This is a development release for the GNOME 3.7.5 desktop environment
by Marius Nestor, February 7th, 2013
Killzone: Mercenary Retains Weighty Feel, Has Bigger Emphasis on Stealth

Killzone: Mercenary Retains Weighty Feel, Has Bigger Emphasis on Stealth

by Andrei Dobra, February 7th, 2013
The game will feature new mechanics like a shop but retains most of the previous games
 

Number of People with Alzheimer’s Set to Triple by 2050

The phenomenon will put tremendous strain on society, researchers warn
by Laura Sinpetru, February 7th, 2013
 

Tracy Anderson Reveals Pregnant Kim Kardashian’s Workout Routine

Reality star is on the Pregnancy Project, will look even better after she gives birth
by Elena Gorgan, February 7th, 2013
 

Poachers “Drain” National Park of over 11,000 Elephants

The animals were all killed for their tusks, conservationists explain
by Laura Sinpetru, February 7th, 2013
 

Watch: Steampunk Bike Fights Back Beijing's Air Pollution

The bike is equipped with an air filtration system, helps its rider breathe fresh air
by Laura Sinpetru, February 7th, 2013
Online Dating Scams Cost Victims Tens of Millions of Dollars Each Year – Infographic

Online Dating Scams Cost Victims Tens of Millions of Dollars Each Year – Infographic

by Eduard Kovacs, February 7th, 2013
ThreatMetrix has published an interesting study on dating schemes
 

Over 1,500 Wolves Killed in the US in Just 18 Months' Time

Gray wolves used to be protected by the Endangered Species Act, this is no longer the case
by Laura Sinpetru, February 7th, 2013
 

Watch: “Runway Reversal” Shows Animal Models Wearing Human Skin

PETA asks that people never buy clothing made from leather and/or fur
by Laura Sinpetru, February 7th, 2013
 

BlackBerry Appoints New Board of Directors Members

Richard “Dick” Lynch and Bert Nordberg are now Directors of the company
by Ionut Arghire, February 7th, 2013
Top 10 Ubuntu App Downloads for January 2013

Top 10 Ubuntu App Downloads for January 2013

by Marius Nestor, February 7th, 2013
Stormcloud weather app reaches first place on paid apps and Plex Media Server on free apps
 

Crusader Kings II for Linux Review

The only historically accurate back-stabbing simulation in the world
by Silviu Stahie, February 7th, 2013
 

Fujitsu Fires 5,000 People, Merges LSI Chip Division with Panasonic

The economy being what it is, companies need to work together
by Sebastian Pop, February 7th, 2013
Micro-Server Shipments to Triple in 2013

Micro-Server Shipments to Triple in 2013

by Sebastian Pop, February 7th, 2013
Demand for data center services for mobile gadgets is making an impact
 

More Photos Taken with Galaxy S IV Spotted on Picasa

Coming from SHV-E300S and SGH-I337 models for SK Telecom and AT&T, respectively
by Ionut Arghire, February 7th, 2013
 

World vs World Guild Wars 2 Update Delayed to March

The extra time allows developers to improve the new features
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 7th, 2013
 

Marilyn Manson Collapses on Stage in Canada

Rocker is rushed off stage by EMTs, details of his condition still unknown
by Elena Gorgan, February 7th, 2013
Flight Attendant Fired for Giving Passengers the Finger Claims It's Not Her Pic

Flight Attendant Fired for Giving Passengers the Finger Claims It's Not Her Pic

by Raluca Anghel, February 7th, 2013
Tatiana Kozlenko explains that she only tagged herself in the photo
Xbox 720 Might Use Windows 8 Interface, Touchscreen
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Xbox 720 Might Use Windows 8 Interface, Touchscreen

Microsoft's Xbox division barely makes a profit, according to a former executive
by Andrei Dobra, February 7th, 2013
 

The Jenners, Kylie and Kendall, Stun in Red on Runway

Mom and manager Kris also joined them at the charity gala
by Elena Gorgan, February 7th, 2013
 
Hand-Ignoring Touchpad Is As Wide As a Keyboard – Video

Hand-Ignoring Touchpad Is As Wide As a Keyboard

by Sebastian Pop, February 7th, 2013
Called the Longpad, it lets people type without worry of the software going out of whack
 

World's Oldest Albatross Hatches 36th Chick

Wisdom, now 62 years old, it not yet willing to renounce motherhood
by Laura Sinpetru, February 7th, 2013
 

3 Injured in Las Vegas Theater Shooting, Gunman at Large

Two groups of men have a heated argument in the cinema garage lobby, before the shooting
by Raluca Anghel, February 7th, 2013
 

New DDR3 Memory Module Released by Micron

The new SODIMM is single-sided and has a capacity of 4 GB
by Sebastian Pop, February 7th, 2013
 

Kathie Lee and Hoda End Booze-Free Month

Talk show hosts are ready to get back to business, alcoholic cocktail in hand
by Elena Gorgan, February 7th, 2013
Blizzard to Hit New England This Coming Weekend

Blizzard to Hit New England This Coming Weekend

by Laura Sinpetru, February 7th, 2013
The snowstorm will reach its full potential on Friday night, meteorologists warn
 

Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 with Boost Launches

Some boxes may leave people bemused when they spot the company name though
by Sebastian Pop, February 7th, 2013
 

Nokia Flame with Windows Phone 8 Coming to T-Mobile USA in April

The affordable smartphone packs a 4-inch display and 1GHz dual-core CPU
by Cosmin Vasile, February 7th, 2013
Dave Grohl Mocks Britney Spears for Vegas Residency – Video

Dave Grohl Mocks Britney Spears for Vegas Residency

by Elena Gorgan, February 7th, 2013
Rocker takes cheap shots at pop star, says she’s dead inside
Car Is Left Hanging Outside San Diego Clinic After Crash – Photo

Car Is Left Hanging Outside San Diego Clinic After Crash

by Raluca Anghel, February 7th, 2013
A man smashed his car into an outpatient clinic for a children's hospital
 

Jay Leno Kisses Go Daddy Nerd

Bar Refaeli stops by the show to talk hyped Super Bowl 2013 ad, pranks Jay
by Elena Gorgan, February 7th, 2013
 

Sony NEX Cameras to Gain Electronic Zoom Control

Currently, NEX-series photo and video capture devices only have manual zoom control
by Sebastian Pop, February 7th, 2013
 

Staten Island Nanny Slaps 5-Month-Old Girl, Is Caught on Camera

A shocking video of a woman abusing the child she has in her care emerges
by Raluca Anghel, February 7th, 2013
LibreOffice 4.0.0 Finally Out, Gets Better Unity Integration and Microsoft Publisher Support

LibreOffice 4.0.0 Finally Out, Gets Better Unity Integration and Microsoft Publisher Support

by Silviu Stahie, February 7th, 2013
After three Release Candidates, The Document Foundation released the 4.0.0 final version
 

Grammys 2013: CBS Issues Wardrobe Advisory, Doesn’t Want Wardrobe Malfunctions

Celebrities are also asked not to promote organizations or brands with pins or accessories
by Elena Gorgan, February 7th, 2013
 

Bungie Continues Teasing Destiny Project via Community Theatre

Developers say that players will be able to explore a new universe in a few weeks
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 7th, 2013
 

Bikes-for-Guns Exchange Program Launched in Uruguay

The country's government promises a new bike to whomever hands in an unregistered gun
by Laura Sinpetru, February 7th, 2013
 

Nokia Lumia 920 to Arrive in Brazil on February 14

The handset might feature a price tag of 1,999 Brazilian Real (around $1,000 / €740)
by Ionut Arghire, February 7th, 2013
LG Optimus G Pro Full Specs Revealed: 5.5-Inch Full HD Display, 1.7GHz Quad-Core CPU – Photo

LG Optimus G Pro Full Specs Revealed: 5.5-Inch Full HD Display, 1.7GHz Quad-Core CPU

by Cosmin Vasile, February 7th, 2013
The smartphone is expected to be unveiled later this month at MWC 2013
 

iPhone 5S Launching in June with New Wireless Radio, Analyst Says

The device will reportedly employ Broadcom’s new BRCM’s 43342 combo chip
by Filip Truta, February 7th, 2013
 

Download Newser 2.2 for Windows Phone

An easy to use app to keep you in the loop with important news
by Ionut Arghire, February 7th, 2013
Connecticut Mom Arrested for Pulling Gun at Chuck E. Cheese's

Connecticut Mom Arrested for Pulling Gun at Chuck E. Cheese's

by Raluca Anghel, February 7th, 2013
She threatened another mom with a .380 semi-automatic
 

Jennifer Love Hewitt Is All Woman in New “Client List” Music Video

Star gets into character in new, extended trailer for new season of the show
by Elena Gorgan, February 7th, 2013
 

Ozone Gaming Gear Releases a New Keyboard

It has macro storage support and backlit keys, among other things
by Sebastian Pop, February 7th, 2013
Sky News Arabia Twitter and Facebook Accounts Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Sky News Arabia Twitter and Facebook Accounts Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

by Eduard Kovacs, February 7th, 2013
The hackers published a video to show they were in control of the accounts
 

Lucy Lawless Sentenced to 120 Hours Community Work, $651.44 (€480.764) Fine

The actress was brought to court after illegally boarding a drilling ship
by Laura Sinpetru, February 7th, 2013
 

Apple Secures 20% of Global PC Market

Tablet computers accounted for over a third of Apple’s numbers, says Canalys
by Filip Truta, February 7th, 2013
Intel Scraps 28 Central Processing Units

Intel Scraps 28 Central Processing Units

by Sebastian Pop, February 7th, 2013
The latest product change notifications announce the departure of more Sandy Bridge CPUs
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Stuart Freeborn, “Star Wars” Makeup Artist, Dies [CNN]

George Lucas mourns the passing of a “genius,” incredibly amazing person
by Elena Gorgan, February 7th, 2013
Linux Kernel 3.2.38 LTS Released with New Drivers

Linux Kernel 3.2.38 LTS Released with New Drivers

by Silviu Stahie, February 7th, 2013
Another stable branch of the Linux kernel is now available for download
 

Leopard Beaten to Death, Hanged by Angry Mob in India

The feline walked into their village, attacked three people and savaged a man's face
by Laura Sinpetru, February 7th, 2013
Gigabyte U2442 Extreme Ultrabook Boasts NVIDIA Graphics

Gigabyte U2442 Extreme Ultrabook Boasts NVIDIA Graphics

by Sebastian Pop, February 7th, 2013
The company offers a choice between GeForce GT 600 and 700 discrete GPUs
 

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Is New Horror Thriller from The Astronauts

The game will feature a supernatural detective investigating a strange case
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 7th, 2013
 

Microsoft Office in the Future: Android, iOS, Linux and Metro Versions

Microsoft is trying to bring its productivity suite on a number of new platforms
by Bogdan Popa, February 7th, 2013
Minnesota Outlaws Moose Hunting

Minnesota Outlaws Moose Hunting

by Laura Sinpetru, February 7th, 2013
The ban is meant to allow the moose population to make a recovery
 

Fox News Voted Least Trusted News Outlet – But Most Trusted as Well

Fox News comes on top with the best and the worst, depending on who you ask
by Elena Gorgan, February 7th, 2013
 
 

Google Ads Will Start Showing Up on Yahoo Sites Soon

Yahoo has partnered with Google for contextual ads on its desktop and mobile sites
by Lucian Parfeni, February 7th, 2013
Honey Boo Boo’s Mama June Lost 100 Pounds (45.3 Kg)

Honey Boo Boo’s Mama June Lost 100 Pounds (45.3 Kg)

by Elena Gorgan, February 7th, 2013
Reality star says she lost the weight without dieting or going to the gym
 

Longest Married Couple in the U.S. Tied the Knot 80 Years Ago

John and Ann Betar's union will be honored by the Worldwide Marriage Encounter group
by Raluca Anghel, February 7th, 2013
 

Kids Collect 16,407 Recyclable Shoes, Set New World Record

The footwear will be given to Nike Reuse-a-Shoe, National Geographic Kids explains
by Laura Sinpetru, February 7th, 2013
Samsung Reveals Strategy and Innovation Center in Silicon Valley

Samsung Reveals Strategy and Innovation Center in Silicon Valley

by Sebastian Pop, February 7th, 2013
The company is investing 1 billion dollars / 740 million Euro in it
 

Chris Christie to White House Doctor: Shut Up, You’re a Hack

New Jersey Governor says doc shouldn’t talk about his weight without as much as a consult
by Elena Gorgan, February 7th, 2013
 

Click Fraud Botnet Bamital Taken Down by Symantec and Microsoft

1.8 million unique IPs communicated with just one of the threat's C&C servers
by Eduard Kovacs, February 7th, 2013
 

Watch: Humpback Whale Nearly Turns a Boat Topsy-Turvy

The marine mammal's jump took the people in the canoe by surprise
by Laura Sinpetru, February 7th, 2013
OS X 10.8.3 Beta 10 Reportedly Fixes FILE Bug – Developer News
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OS X 10.8.3 Beta 10 Reportedly Fixes FILE Bug – Developer News

Build 12D65 out and into developers’ hands with unchanged list of focus areas
by Filip Truta, February 7th, 2013
The Wii U's CPU Is Just Big Enough to Offer a Good Experience, Nintendo Says

The Wii U's CPU Is Just Big Enough to Offer a Good Experience, Nintendo Says

by Andrei Dobra, February 7th, 2013
The company opted to focus on the memory in its new console
 

Strange Wireless Server from Sony Looks Anything But

The WG-C10 would be mistaken for an external storage device if not for is many ports
by Sebastian Pop, February 7th, 2013
 

Italy: Police Seize $54M (€40M) from the Oldest Bank in the World

The Monte dei Paschi di Sienna bank is being investigated for several shady dealings
by Raluca Anghel, February 7th, 2013
 

Ashely Judd Mocked in GOP Ad

Republican Mitch McConnel makes preemptive move, even though Judd isn’t running yet
by Elena Gorgan, February 7th, 2013
 

35 Pyramids Found by Archaeologists in Sudan

These ancient pyramids were unearthed at a site called Sedeinga
by Laura Sinpetru, February 7th, 2013
Josh Duhamel Says Fergie Pregnancy Rumors Are Not True

Josh Duhamel Says Fergie Pregnancy Rumors Are Not True

by Elena Gorgan, February 7th, 2013
Actor shoots down reports he’s about to become a daddy soon
 

Download iOS 6.1.1 Build 10B311 – Developer News

Improvements to Maps for Japan, including optimized directions
by Filip Truta, February 7th, 2013
 

Microsoft Attacks Gmail, Launches Anti-Google Petition

The Redmond-based software giant is once again attacking Google directly
by Bogdan Popa, February 7th, 2013
 

HTC M7 Expected in France on March 8, Priced at €649.99 ($879)

The flagship device will sport a 4.7-inch 1080p screen, quad-core CPU
by Ionut Arghire, February 7th, 2013
 

Tonik: Dog with Human Face Now Up for Adoption in Indiana

The pooch was recently rescued from a kill shelter in Kentucky, needs a new home
by Laura Sinpetru, February 7th, 2013
“Buffy” Star Robin Sachs Dies

“Buffy” Star Robin Sachs Dies

by Elena Gorgan, February 7th, 2013
Death of 61-year-old actor announced on his official website, no cause given
 

9-Year-Old Gives Birth to a Baby Girl

The girl's parents say the child's father, age 17, is now on the run
by Laura Sinpetru, February 7th, 2013
 

Cyberpunk Designer Creates Lore for 2077 CD Projekt Game

The team wants players to have a world with a clear history
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 7th, 2013
Zync Launching Five Android Tablets with Retina-Like Display in India

Zync Launching Five Android Tablets with Retina-Like Display in India

by Cosmin Vasile, February 7th, 2013
They will be powered by dual-core and quad-core processors