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About 148 articles found for 8 January 2013:

 

Analyst: Wii U and Black Ops 2 Fail to Boost December US Sales

The two products failed to generate the sales that were expected of them
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 8th, 2013
 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 Officially Announced

This is probably the last maintenance release of RHEL 5
by Marius Nestor, January 8th, 2013
 

Blockbuster Announces New, Better Android App

The new app enables users to search titles, manage queues, find stores
by Ionut Arghire, January 8th, 2013
CES 2013: Velocity Debuts D610 and Q610 Affordable Android Tablets

CES 2013: Velocity Debuts D610 and Q610 Affordable Android Tablets

by Bogdan Popa, January 8th, 2013
Two new tablets join the Android battle in Las Vegas
 

Toxins Released by Alberta's Oil Sands Contaminate Lakes, Other Water Sources

Government-funded study shows how the oil sands industry impacts on the environment
by Laura Sinpetru, January 8th, 2013
 

Belfius Bank Phishing Emails Target Belgian Users

Cybercriminals are on a mission to collect sensitive information
by Eduard Kovacs, January 8th, 2013
Kepler Found 351 Earths and 816 Super Earths in Just 22 Months, E.T. Must Be Somewhere in There

Kepler Found 351 Earths and 816 Super Earths in Just 22 Months, E.T. Must Be Somewhere in There

by Lucian Parfeni, January 8th, 2013
Kepler has discovered 2,740 alien planet candidates
 

Most Common Fraud Words Used in Emails: Cover Up, Write Off, Illegal

The study is based on a piece of software developed by Ernst & Young and the FBI
by Eduard Kovacs, January 8th, 2013
 

How Pink Diamonds Get Their Color

Scientists have narrowed down the process through which pink diamonds get their color
by Lucian Parfeni, January 8th, 2013
Dietary Supplements Taken by Military Troops Contain Too Much Caffeine

Dietary Supplements Taken by Military Troops Contain Too Much Caffeine

by Laura Sinpetru, January 8th, 2013
The amounts of caffeine soldiers are exposed to can impact on their health, study says
 

Firefox for Android Adds Google Suggestions with Built-in Privacy

Mozilla made the suggestions optional and minimizes the data sent to Google
by Lucian Parfeni, January 8th, 2013
 

Become a Google Ninja with Google's Advanced Power Searching Course

The courses cover more advanced techniques and tips for getting the most out of Google
by Lucian Parfeni, January 8th, 2013
Nokia Denies Once Again Any Android Plans

Nokia Denies Once Again Any Android Plans

by Ionut Arghire, January 8th, 2013
The company says it remains committed to Windows Phone
 

Watch: Rare Dolphin Stampede in California

1,000 dolphins are engaged in a stampede, off the coast of Dana Point
by Raluca Anghel, January 8th, 2013
 

James Franco Spoofs Justin Bieber’s “Boyfriend”

Actor and rumored girlfriend Ashley Benson have some fun in new clip
by Elena Gorgan, January 8th, 2013
 

CES 2013: Mushkin Releases New USB 3.0 Flash Drives

They use SandForce SF-2281 controller chips and make do with fewer NAND chips than usual
by Sebastian Pop, January 8th, 2013
Dog Gets Its Family Back Just Hours Before Being Put to Sleep

Dog Gets Its Family Back Just Hours Before Being Put to Sleep

by Laura Sinpetru, January 8th, 2013
Buster is one lucky pooch, its rescuers and owners agree
 

CES 2013: Gigabyte Intros Two Windows 8 Tablets

One is for normal customers, the other for businessmen
by Sebastian Pop, January 8th, 2013
 

Nintendo Might Try Out Free-to-Play, Not for Mario or Pokemon

The business model gives players reasons to try out new titles
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 8th, 2013
CES 2013: Dell Brings Touchscreens and Windows 8 on Low-Cost Inspiron R

CES 2013: Dell Brings Touchscreens and Windows 8 on Low-Cost Inspiron R

by Bogdan Popa, January 8th, 2013
The company is betting high on Microsoft’s new Windows 8
 

CES 2013: Lenovo Erazer X700, an Imposing Gaming Machine

It is very daring, aesthetically, and has more than one graphics card on the inside
by Sebastian Pop, January 8th, 2013
Curiosity Uses Its Tiny Brush for the First Time to Tidy Up Mars a Bit

Curiosity Uses Its Tiny Brush for the First Time to Tidy Up Mars a Bit

by Lucian Parfeni, January 8th, 2013
The mars rover is still looking for a a place to test its rock drill
 

CES 2013: Corsair's K95 Vengeance Keyboard and M95/M65 Mice

They have been designed based on feedback from customers that bought the K90 last year
by Sebastian Pop, January 8th, 2013
 

Banana Ban Imposed at New BBC Headquarters in London

One member of the staff is allergic to the fruit, and co-workers are protecting them
by Raluca Anghel, January 8th, 2013
 

Judge Dismisses Google Privacy Policy Lawsuit, Failing to See Actual Harm

Google's privacy policy unification of last year had plenty of critics, but it stands
by Lucian Parfeni, January 8th, 2013
Watch: Bike Hits a Koala, the Animal Escapes Unharmed

Watch: Bike Hits a Koala, the Animal Escapes Unharmed

by Laura Sinpetru, January 8th, 2013
The koala simply walks away from the scene of the accident
 

4 Women Fatally Shot at Tulsa Apartment, 23-Year-Old Twin Sisters Among Them

The victims were all young women, either teenagers or in their early 20s
by Raluca Anghel, January 8th, 2013
 

PS Plus Members Get Free God of War: Ascension Beta Access

A free Mega Man 9 and 10 bundle plus NCAA Football 13 DLC are also included
by Andrei Dobra, January 8th, 2013
 

Seattle Rapper Freddy E Live-Tweets His Own Suicide

22-year-old upcoming rapper took his own life after bad breakup with girlfriend
by Elena Gorgan, January 8th, 2013
 

CES 2013: LG Intros Some OLED TVs as Well, in the US

The displays have actually been up for pre-order in Korea for a while
by Sebastian Pop, January 8th, 2013
Users Run Down Microsoft on Official Blog over Google “Whining”

Users Run Down Microsoft on Official Blog over Google “Whining”

by Bogdan Popa, January 8th, 2013
Plenty of users are criticizing the company for its anti-Google efforts
 

Firefox for Android with Private Browsing, More Customizations in 2013

Support for more devices and languages will also be included
by Ionut Arghire, January 8th, 2013
 

Finder of Diamond Ring Sues Rightful Owner

A woman is being sued for failing to offer the reward she promised for a lost ring
by Raluca Anghel, January 8th, 2013
 

CES 2013: ViewSonic's TD 40 Windows 8 Touch Displays

The TD 40 Series come in Full HD resolution and have high energy efficiency ratings
by Sebastian Pop, January 8th, 2013
Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii U Are Sold at a Loss, Says Industry Veteran

Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii U Are Sold at a Loss, Says Industry Veteran

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 8th, 2013
The next generation might be equally problematic for developers
 

Buzz Aldrin’s Divorce Is Final

82-year-old former astronaut has officially ended 23-year marriage to Lois Driggs Cannon
by Elena Gorgan, January 8th, 2013
 

CES 2013: MSI Releases A85XMA-P33 Socket AMD FM2 Motherboard

It has everything of relevance for a mainboard, though nothing too fancy
by Sebastian Pop, January 8th, 2013
Tomb Raider's ESRB Listing Leaks Story and Gameplay Details

Tomb Raider's ESRB Listing Leaks Story and Gameplay Details

by Andrei Dobra, January 8th, 2013
Learn more about the plot and the mechanics of the upcoming game
 

CES 2013: Awesome Gaming Controller Turns iPhone into a PSP

iFrogz intros mobile gaming controller for iPhone and iPod touch at CES 2013
by Filip Truta, January 8th, 2013
First Trailer for Starz’s “Da Vinci’s Demons” Is Here

First Trailer for Starz’s “Da Vinci’s Demons” Is Here

by Elena Gorgan, January 8th, 2013
New series premieres this spring, is already generating quite a buzz online
 

Pastor to Stand Trial for Killing Second Wife in Pennsylvania

Betty Jean allegedly died in a horrific car crash, but the evidence suggests otherwise
by Raluca Anghel, January 8th, 2013
 

New Lilly, Boehringer Diabetes Drug Performs Well in Trial

Empagliflozin, a treatment for type 2 diabetes, managed to lower blood sugar levels
by Laura Sinpetru, January 8th, 2013
 

CES 2013: LG Announces Panorama Note Feature for Optimus Vu II

It allows users to make extra wide memos and drawings on their smartphones
by Cosmin Vasile, January 8th, 2013
Mariah Carey Increases Security After Nicki Minaj Fight – Video

Mariah Carey Increases Security After Nicki Minaj Fight

by Elena Gorgan, January 8th, 2013
New American Idol judge tells Barbara Walters she felt the environment was not safe
 

CES 2013: Nikon's D5200 DSLR Camera

It has finally been confirmed for the US, with a price of $899.95
by Sebastian Pop, January 8th, 2013
 

Nintendo: Wii U Sales Are Steady, Behind Original Wii

The device will improve performance in the coming months
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 8th, 2013
Watch: Piers Morgan’s Heated Confrontation with Alex Jones on Gun Control

Watch: Piers Morgan’s Heated Confrontation with Alex Jones on Gun Control

by Elena Gorgan, January 8th, 2013
Man who started petition to have Morgan deported gets to have his say
 

Boy Who Killed Neo-Nazi Dad Has History of Violence, Trial Reveals

“He did know he was wrong (to shoot his father),” a psychologist testified in court
by Raluca Anghel, January 8th, 2013
 

CES 2013: Samsung's Collection of TVs for Regular Customers

The LED 8000 and LED 7000 Series join a 60-inch Smart TV and a single plasma screen
by Sebastian Pop, January 8th, 2013
11 Elephants Killed in Kenya's Worst Animals Mass Shooting

11 Elephants Killed in Kenya's Worst Animals Mass Shooting

by Laura Sinpetru, January 8th, 2013
The elephants all belonged to the same family, died in a matter of minutes
 

CES 2013: Potential iPhone 5S/6 Glass Durability Demoed Live

Corning drops 130-gram ball at different speeds onto a tiny slab of Gorilla Glass 3
by Filip Truta, January 8th, 2013
 

Turtle Named Willie Now on the Loose in Brooklyn

The turtle is 70 years old, owner Ed Schloeman is desperate to find it
by Laura Sinpetru, January 8th, 2013
Facebook Fixes Flaw That Allowed Hackers to Change Password Without Knowing the Old One

Facebook Fixes Flaw That Allowed Hackers to Change Password Without Knowing the Old One

by Eduard Kovacs, January 8th, 2013
Sow Ching Shiong is the researcher that has identified the issue
 

CES 2013: Samsung's OLED, Smart and Large 4K UHDTVs

The company has an extensive collection on display in Las Vegas
by Sebastian Pop, January 8th, 2013
 

Hundreds Attend Candlelight Vigil, Mourn Elk Shot by Boulder Police

The animal did not deserve to die in this manner, the people present at this vigil say
by Laura Sinpetru, January 8th, 2013
 

McDonald's Newest Chicken Wings Will Be Available in Chicago

The company is expanding its testing period for the “Mighty Wings”
by Raluca Anghel, January 8th, 2013
Valve and Xi3 Corporation Show Off Mini PC Designed for Steam's Big Picture

Valve and Xi3 Corporation Show Off Mini PC Designed for Steam's Big Picture

by Andrei Dobra, January 8th, 2013
The first so-called Steam Box device has apparently been revealed
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CES 2013: NZXT Releases Mighty 80Plus Gold Power Supplies

The HALE90 V2 line is made of full-modular PSUs and goes from 850W to 1200W
by Sebastian Pop, January 8th, 2013
 

Siberian Doctor Uses Beatings to Cure Drug and Alcohol Addicts

Their method involves the use of canes and whips, patients say it actually works
by Laura Sinpetru, January 8th, 2013
Casey Anthony Appeals 4 Convictions of Lying to Authorities

Casey Anthony Appeals 4 Convictions of Lying to Authorities

by Elena Gorgan, January 8th, 2013
Attorneys for controversial “Toddler Mom” argue her constitutional rights were violated
 

CES 2013: Seagate Central, a Media Hub for the Entire Home

It is compatible with computers, smart TVs and mobile gadgets alike
by Sebastian Pop, January 8th, 2013
 

Lottery Winner Is Killed: Should Revealing Winners' Names Be Outlawed?

In New Jersey, a democrat Senator suggests names should only be revealed after one year
by Raluca Anghel, January 8th, 2013
 

Seagate Intros the Wireless Plus 1 TB Portable HDD

The drive can stream media to any mobile devices or smart TVs
by Sebastian Pop, January 8th, 2013
 

Tiger Powered Fuduntu 2013.1 Distro Has Netflix and Steam Beta

The developers also chose to implement the Enlightenment 17 desktop environment
by Silviu Stahie, January 8th, 2013
American McGee Explains Akaneiro Kickstarter, Says Game Is Finished

American McGee Explains Akaneiro Kickstarter, Says Game Is Finished

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 8th, 2013
The company wants to expand features like cooperative play and crafting
 

CES 2013: ASUS ROG RAIDR PCI Express SSD

It uses mSATA SSD sub-units in an internal RAID 0 configuration
by Sebastian Pop, January 8th, 2013
 

Coca-Cola Doubles as Cure for Stomach Blockages, Doctors Say

The beverage is fairly similar to gastric acid, can be used in medical practices
by Laura Sinpetru, January 8th, 2013
 

12 Homes Demolished by Mistake in Detroit

The properties were up for demolition before being put up for auction
by Raluca Anghel, January 8th, 2013
CES 2013: Firefox OS Demoed on ZTE A21 Plus Smartphone

CES 2013: Firefox OS Demoed on ZTE A21 Plus Smartphone

by Cosmin Vasile, January 8th, 2013
The new operating system will be available this year in Brazil
 

Tomb Raider's Combat Focuses on Agility, Not on Strength

The upcoming reboot changes quite a few things in terms of gameplay
by Andrei Dobra, January 8th, 2013
Apple Confirms Plans for 5G Wi-Fi in Next-Gen Macs
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Apple Confirms Plans for 5G Wi-Fi in Next-Gen Macs

Cupertino wants to speed up Internet access and home networks
by Filip Truta, January 8th, 2013
 

Taylor Swift Splits with Harry Styles After Massive Fight

“Almighty row” puts an end to gorgeous holiday, mediated relationship
by Elena Gorgan, January 8th, 2013
 

Humans Will Turn Into Hobbits As Climate Change Progresses

The global lack of food is listed as the main drive behind this transformation
by Laura Sinpetru, January 8th, 2013
Acer Can’t Stop Criticizing Microsoft: Users Are Confused by Windows 8

Acer Can’t Stop Criticizing Microsoft: Users Are Confused by Windows 8

by Bogdan Popa, January 8th, 2013
Company president thinks that Microsoft’s advertising strategy is wrong
 

LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Is Based on Linux, Launches in 2013

The new version of MINDSTORMS is iOS and Android compatible
by Silviu Stahie, January 8th, 2013
 

Download Mozilla Firefox 18.0 for Linux

Mozilla Firefox 18.0 will be officially released this week!
by Marius Nestor, January 8th, 2013
 

Unborn Baby's Fingernail Almost Kills Wales Mother

Angela Cottam was delivering twins when she experienced a severe allergic reaction
by Raluca Anghel, January 8th, 2013
 

Wild Dogs Go Haywire, Kill 4 People in Mexico City

The dogs partially ate some of their victims, authorities report
by Laura Sinpetru, January 8th, 2013
Microsoft Praises Hacker Who Managed to Jailbreak Windows RT

Microsoft Praises Hacker Who Managed to Jailbreak Windows RT

by Bogdan Popa, January 8th, 2013
Windows RT has been jailbroken to run unsigned desktop apps
 

XCOM: Enemy Unknown Second Wave DLC Now Available for Download

It offers advanced gameplay modifiers after completing campaign
by Cosmin Vasile, January 8th, 2013
 

Sony Xperia Z Coming Soon to Three UK

The smartphone is likely to be available for free on new terms
by Cosmin Vasile, January 8th, 2013
 

Boy Who Killed Neo-Nazi Dad Inspired by “Criminal Minds”

10-year-old boy on trial for murder says he thought he would never be punished
by Elena Gorgan, January 8th, 2013
Lindsay Lohan a No-Show in Court, Assault Hearing Postponed

Lindsay Lohan a No-Show in Court, Assault Hearing Postponed

by Elena Gorgan, January 8th, 2013
Her attorney says she never touched the alleged victim, is being set up
 

Lottery Winner Urooj Khan Killed by Cyanide Poisoning

Man’s death is now being treated as homicide after family member rings the alarm
by Elena Gorgan, January 8th, 2013
 

Nexus 4 Said to Be Hong Kong’s Top Smartphone for 2012

The Android 4.2 smartphone left Galaxy S III and Lumia 920 behind
by Ionut Arghire, January 8th, 2013
 

Samsung ATIV Odyssey Officially Landing in the Coming Weeks

Verizon has finally provided more details on the new Windows Phone 8 device
by Ionut Arghire, January 8th, 2013
Incoming 2013: God of War – Ascension

Incoming 2013: God of War – Ascension

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 8th, 2013
Come for Kratos, stay for the deep multiplayer modes
 

LG Nexus 4 Arrives in Malaysia, a Digi Exclusive

The handset is available at RM 1,499 ($494 / €375) on the Digi Smart Plan 88
by Ionut Arghire, January 8th, 2013
 

Developers Speak Out on Apple’s 40 Billion Downloads

Apple highlights some of the most downloaded titles on the iOS App Store
by Filip Truta, January 8th, 2013