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About 119 articles found for 8 February 2013:

 

Total War: Rome 2 Reveals Arverni, Druid Focus

Players will have to unite Gaul to stand up to Rome
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 8th, 2013
 

Spammers Use Tool to Harvest Phone Numbers

Webroot experts have analyzed the latest version of the application
by Eduard Kovacs, February 8th, 2013
 

Orphaned Baby Elephant Gets Human Mum

The baby elephant's mother was allegedly killed by poachers in Borneo
by Laura Sinpetru, February 8th, 2013
 

Tim Cook Needs to Get That TV Out Now

Pressure from investors and the media could be contagious to consumers
by Filip Truta, February 8th, 2013
 

Ports Shouldn't Sacrifice Quality, Bastion Developer Says

The game sold over 1.7 million units thanks to its quality
by Andrei Dobra, February 8th, 2013
Lawsuit Filed Against Man Accused of Illegally Accessing 5,000 Driver’s License Records

Lawsuit Filed Against Man Accused of Illegally Accessing 5,000 Driver’s License Records

by Eduard Kovacs, February 8th, 2013
The suspect has also been charged with six counts
 

Dinosaurs Became Extinct Earlier Than Thought

Their falling off the biodiversity map can be linked to either a comet, or an asteroid
by Laura Sinpetru, February 8th, 2013
Rayman Legends Also Coming to PS3 and Xbox 360 Alongside Wii U

Rayman Legends Also Coming to PS3 and Xbox 360 Alongside Wii U

by Andrei Dobra, February 8th, 2013
The upcoming puzzle platform will be released onto all three consoles in September
 

Users Won’t Move to Windows 8, Will Stick to Windows 7 – Analyst

An expert says that Windows 8 will only see a moderate market share increase this year
by Bogdan Popa, February 8th, 2013
 

Air Pollution Linked to 1 in 20 Cases of Pre-Eclampsia

Ozone exposure in the first three months of pregnancy is the main culprit, study says
by Laura Sinpetru, February 8th, 2013
Chandra Levy Case: Killer Wants New Trial, Key Witness Emerges

Chandra Levy Case: Killer Wants New Trial, Key Witness Emerges

by Raluca Anghel, February 8th, 2013
Hearing going on behind closed doors will decide if Ingmar Guandique will be retried
 

Former LG OLED Engineer Now with Apple

He was involved in LG's AMOLED TV efforts and is an OLED specialist
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2013
 

FBI Investigates Federal Reserve Hack Reuters

The organization is confident that critical operations haven't been affected
by Eduard Kovacs, February 8th, 2013
 

Lamar Odom Asks Khloe Kardashian for Trial Separation

Marriage is on the rocks, Khloe is desperate to save it, says new report
by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2013
Rent a Boyfriend for New Year's Service Makes a Splash in China

Rent a Boyfriend for New Year's Service Makes a Splash in China

by Raluca Anghel, February 8th, 2013
Hiring a date for a family meal goes for RMB100 ($16 / €12)
 

Lenovo to Be Largest Notebook Vendor This Quarter

Sources from the supply chain believe it will still lag behind HP though
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2013
 

Steven Tyler to Testify in Congress for Anti-Paparazzi Law

New proposed Senate bill would restore privacy to celebrities hounded by the paps
by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2013
 

Knights of the Old Republic Creator Will Pitch New Star Wars Game to LucasArts

Obsidian wants to create content set between the two movie series
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 8th, 2013
Idaho Congressman Staffer Fired for Posting Saucy “Two Broke Girls” Tweet

Idaho Congressman Staffer Fired for Posting Saucy “Two Broke Girls” Tweet

by Raluca Anghel, February 8th, 2013
Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador’s spokesman Phil Hardy has been terminated
 

Dungeonland Review (PC)

Collaborative hack and slash meets the sadistic mind of the Dungeon Maestro
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 8th, 2013
 

Beyonce’s Unflattering Super Bowl Photos Go Viral

Publicist tried in vain to “ban” them, the Internet still had its way with them
by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2013
 

Toni Braxton Says She’s Quitting Music

My heart is no longer in it, says Grammy-winning singer on Good Morning America
by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2013
3D Printing Service Website Down After Pirating Designs

3D Printing Service Website Down After Pirating Designs

by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2013
The company hasn't been launched yet, but it is already stealing
 

A 5-Inch iPhone to Spur Competition in the High-End Smartphone Market

It would rival existing 5-inch Android handsets, other upcoming devices
by Ionut Arghire, February 8th, 2013
 

Fashionista Suicide: Ashley Riggitano Leaves Diary, Writes About Bullying

She jumped in the NY Hudson river the day she turned 22, leaving a “grudge list” behind
by Raluca Anghel, February 8th, 2013
 

1978 Blizzard Makes a Comeback, This Time It's Called Nemo

The US National Weather Service warns about record-breaking snowstorm
by Laura Sinpetru, February 8th, 2013
 

Introducing SparkyLinux 2.1 Beta 1 "Eris" MATE Edition

A Debian-based distribution that uses the MATE desktop environment
by Silviu Stahie, February 8th, 2013
Designer Creates Desk That Doubles as a Terrarium

Designer Creates Desk That Doubles as a Terrarium

by Laura Sinpetru, February 8th, 2013
This piece of furniture allows people to grow plants while going about their business
Melissa McCarthy Makes Directorial Debut with Comedy “Tammy”

Melissa McCarthy Makes Directorial Debut with Comedy “Tammy”

by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2013
McCarthy co-wrote the script and will also be starring in the film
 

Oldest Human Ancestor Was a Rat-like Creature, Emerged After the Dinosaurs' Demise

The animal is considered to be the common ancestor of all placental mammals
by Laura Sinpetru, February 8th, 2013
 

Chaser A31, Thermaltake's Newest Gaming PC Case

It has an e-sport appearance and a windowed side panel, among other things
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2013
 

12-Year-Old Charged in Ashton Kutcher Swatting Hoax

Boy has been charged with two felony counts after setting worrying “trend”
by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2013
ASUS Memo Pad Smart ME301T, a 10-Inch Jelly Bean Tablet – Video

ASUS Memo Pad Smart ME301T, a 10-Inch Jelly Bean Tablet

by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2013
The device gets released even earlier than everyone thought
 

Microsoft: Windows 8, Far Better than Apple and Android in the Enterprise

The company claims that Windows 8 is much better than its rivals in the enterprise market
by Bogdan Popa, February 8th, 2013
 

Bullied Green Bay Packers Cheerleader Responds in Video

Kaitlyn Collins describes the harmful comments she has received
by Raluca Anghel, February 8th, 2013
 

New Nokia Design Patent Emerges Online Ahead of MWC 2013

It might turn into a real Lumia device as soon as this month
by Ionut Arghire, February 8th, 2013
Fan Has Custom-Made J.J. Watt Cake at His Wedding – Photo

Fan Has Custom-Made J.J. Watt Cake at His Wedding

by Raluca Anghel, February 8th, 2013
The masterpiece was produced by a Houston-based bakery
 

Salmons Use the Earth's Magnetic Field to Find Their Home

Study says salmons rely on the planet's magnetic field to return to their spawning places
by Laura Sinpetru, February 8th, 2013
 

Binary Protostars Revealed as the Source of a Mysterious, Periodic Flash of Light

The two protostars orbit close to each other and smash into the surrounding gas cloud
by Lucian Parfeni, February 8th, 2013
 

Roku 4200X Mini Media Player Passes Through FCC

Most information was withheld, but the size, at least, is now known
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2013
Mailbox Is Finally in the App Store – Download Now for Free

Mailbox Is Finally in the App Store – Download Now for Free

by Filip Truta, February 8th, 2013
“The fast, fun mobile inbox that puts email in its place”
 

Stephen Colbert Talks Sister’s Bid for Congress

“Holy cow! My sister is running for Congress!” Colbert says in Comedy Central segment
by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2013
 

Bruce Willis Blasted as “Mumbling Moron” After BBC One Interview

Fans say he snubbed questions, mumbled, criticized his own movie
by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2013
 

A Tegra 4 Chromebook Is in the Works, Could Be a Nexus Chromebook

There is evidence that a Tegra 4-powered Chrome OS device is in testing
by Lucian Parfeni, February 8th, 2013
 

Kepari Leniata: Mother Accused of Being a Witch Is Burned Alive

A 2o-year-old woman has been killed by a mob in Papua New Guinea
by Raluca Anghel, February 8th, 2013
Kylie Minogue Signs with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation

Kylie Minogue Signs with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation

by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2013
Pop star makes another attempt at cracking the US market, teams up with the best
 

Thousands of Escaped Nile Crocodiles Are to Remain in the Wild

Authorities ban farmers from recapturing them because the latter cannot prove ownership
by Laura Sinpetru, February 8th, 2013
 

Mama June Says There’s No Pressure to Change Despite Weight Loss

TLC’s reality star insists weight just dropped off without doing anything about it
by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2013
 

Seagate Completes 4 TB HDD with 1 TB per Platter

The Desktop HDD 15 is a replacement for the Barracuda collection
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2013
German Users Warned About Deutsche Bank and Santa Lucia Scams

German Users Warned About Deutsche Bank and Santa Lucia Scams

by Eduard Kovacs, February 8th, 2013
Scammers are trying to harvest personal information
 

Campaign to Find Barbie New Home Starts, Dream House for Sale

Mattel starts a yearlong campaign to relocate Barbie, lists her home for $25M (€18.5M)
by Raluca Anghel, February 8th, 2013
 

Halo 4 Campaign Still Contains Easter Eggs, Says Designer

343 Industries wants to help gamers find them all in the coming months
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 8th, 2013
 

Condoleezza Rice Hits Spectator in the Head at Golf Event

Woman required medical attention but no stitches, says report
by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2013
 

Curiosity Drills into Martian Rock, Looking for Water

Curiosity has completed its first drilling, though this was only a shallow test
by Lucian Parfeni, February 8th, 2013
Family Sues Disney for Racist Behavior of Amusement Park Rabbit Character

Family Sues Disney for Racist Behavior of Amusement Park Rabbit Character

by Raluca Anghel, February 8th, 2013
An employee allegedly refused to interact with the Black children
 

Tony Danza’s Divorce Is Final

Actor and estranged wife Tracy are officially exes now
by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2013
 

Microsoft Released Wrong Surface Pro Storage Figures

New tests indicate that the Surface Pro actually has more available space
by Bogdan Popa, February 8th, 2013
 

iPhone 6 with 5-Inch Display May Launch This Year, Not in 2014 [BrightWire]

Laoyaoba.com source claims to have seen the iPhone 5S and iPhone 6 at Apple's suppliers
by Filip Truta, February 8th, 2013
 

Solitary Confinement, the New Way of Gaming

This small pod will isolate you from everything but your PC
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2013
Watch: Tiger Kills Circus Trainer in Mexico

Watch: Tiger Kills Circus Trainer in Mexico

by Laura Sinpetru, February 8th, 2013
The animal bit the trainer's neck, clawed his body
 

Calibre 0.9.18 Gets Official Publisher's Edelweiss Catalog

The latest version of Calibre can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, February 8th, 2013
 

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge Coming to PS3 and Xbox 360 in April

The upgraded version of the hack and slash game includes plenty of improvements
by Andrei Dobra, February 8th, 2013
 

New FM2 Motherboard Released by ASUS, F2A85-V

It is a more minimalistic version of the AMD APU-ready F2A85-V Pro
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2013
Tori Spelling Left Stranded with Kids, Dog on the Side of the Road – Photo

Tori Spelling Left Stranded with Kids, Dog on the Side of the Road

by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2013
Star goes out for a family road trip, car breaks down unexpectedly
 

Twitter Search Will Start Surfacing Older Tweets, Finally

It's now possible to go back in time more than a week
by Lucian Parfeni, February 8th, 2013
 

Borderlands Succeeded Because of Unique Nature, Says Gearbox Leader

The team created a mix of features that had no rivals
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 8th, 2013
 

James Cromwell Arrested for Protesting Cat Torture

Together with PETA activists, the actor crashed a meeting at the University of Wisconsin
by Laura Sinpetru, February 8th, 2013
 

Download Yahoo! Mail 2.0.7 for Android

With improved notifications, option to move messages out of folders
by Ionut Arghire, February 8th, 2013
Cybercriminals Abuse GitHub and SourceForge to Distribute Ransomware

Cybercriminals Abuse GitHub and SourceForge to Distribute Ransomware

by Eduard Kovacs, February 8th, 2013
The Stamp EK exploit kit is used to push the malware onto computers
 

Danish Store Lists 6GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan Graphics Card

Online retailer Proshop reveals the full name and the large price
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2013
 

NVIDIA GeForce Titan, First Blurry Picture Found

This is the printed circuit board of the monster video card
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2013
 

Dota 2 Update Adds Team Matchmaking and Lots of Balancing Changes

The patch resolves all sorts of issues and problems with the game
by Andrei Dobra, February 8th, 2013
Taylor Swift Reveals Valentine’s Day Plans

Taylor Swift Reveals Valentine’s Day Plans

by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2013
Star is single but not feeling down because of it, she says in new interview
 

Apple Issues Statement Responding to Greenlight Proposal

“…adoption of Proposal #2 would not prevent the issuance of preferred stock”
by Filip Truta, February 8th, 2013
 

David Beckham Used Body Double for H&M Ad

Shots of the football star from the back aren’t really of the football star
by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2013
ZTE Grand Era V985 Goes Official in Hong Kong

ZTE Grand Era V985 Goes Official in Hong Kong

by Ionut Arghire, February 8th, 2013
The smartphone features a price tag of HK$ 2,999 ($387 / €288)
 

Horse Meat Found in Findus Brand Lasagna

In some cases, said lasagna contained 99% horse meat
by Laura Sinpetru, February 8th, 2013
 

Canonical Closes Ubuntu One Notes Service, Deletes People’s Notes

The service will go down for good by the end of February 2013
by Marius Nestor, February 8th, 2013