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About 116 articles found for 8 November 2012:

 

Splinter Cell: Blacklist Embeds Violence in Player Decisions

The title benefits from the maturity of the video game medium
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 8th, 2012
 

The Cutting Edge Tech Behind JAM with Chrome, a Jam Session Web App

Google made ample use of standard and experimental web technologies
by Lucian Parfeni, November 8th, 2012
QRishing Study: Curiosity Is the Largest Motivating Factor for Scanning QR Codes

QRishing Study: Curiosity Is the Largest Motivating Factor for Scanning QR Codes

by Eduard Kovacs, November 8th, 2012
Carnegie Mellon University researchers have analyzed a particular type of phishing attacks
 

Hundreds Rally, March to Washington DC's Freedom Plaza

This November 18, countless Americans will ask Obama to reject the Keystone Pipeline
by Laura Sinpetru, November 8th, 2012
 

Bogus American Airlines Electronic Ticket Serves Trojan

A new version of the Zortob malware infects the computers of victims
by Eduard Kovacs, November 8th, 2012
Wild Arabica Coffee Might Be Extinct in 70 Years' Time

Wild Arabica Coffee Might Be Extinct in 70 Years' Time

by Laura Sinpetru, November 8th, 2012
Global warming and climate change are the ones to blame
 

CrossOver Linux 11.3 Fixes Excel in Ubuntu 12.04

CodeWeavers have extended the Halloween giveaway of CrossOver Linux
by Silviu Stahie, November 8th, 2012
 

Halle Berry Rebels Against the Notion That Having Long Hair Is Beautiful

Hair is like an accessory and should only be treated like it, stunning actress says
by Elena Gorgan, November 8th, 2012
 

Dog Gets Beaten to Death by His Owner

After killing the dog, Dean Edwards throws the body from the 15th floor of a tower block
by Laura Sinpetru, November 8th, 2012
Humble Bundle for Android 4 Has Six Great Linux Games, Get Them Now

Humble Bundle for Android 4 Has Six Great Linux Games, Get Them Now

by Silviu Stahie, November 8th, 2012
The games in the collection are available for multiple platforms
 

White “Crazy” Cat Fights Its Own Mirror Reflection

A white, vicious, yet cute cat's struggle with her own image made it an Internet star
by Raluca Anghel, November 8th, 2012
 

Terrier Dubbed Contender for World's Smallest Dog

Incredibly tiny Meysi is as small as a hamster or a can of Coke
by Raluca Anghel, November 8th, 2012
 

Twitter Reset the Passwords of Too Many People, Your Account May Not Be Compromised

Some passwords were compromised, but not for everyone that received emails
by Lucian Parfeni, November 8th, 2012
Johnny Depp Is Back with Amber Heard

Johnny Depp Is Back with Amber Heard

by Elena Gorgan, November 8th, 2012
Report says former co-stars have rekindled their romance
Kenyan Woman Names Twins Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

Kenyan Woman Names Twins Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

by Raluca Anghel, November 8th, 2012
Barack and Mitt first saw the light of day during this year's elections
 

The Chrome OS App Launcher Now on Windows

The app launcher serves as a quick access tool to apps and search
by Lucian Parfeni, November 8th, 2012
“Man of Steel” Confirmed for 3D, IMAX Release

“Man of Steel” Confirmed for 3D, IMAX Release

by Elena Gorgan, November 8th, 2012
Warner Bros. says post-conversion was on the table from the get-go
 

Download Wazapp 0.9.12 for Nokia N9

The unofficial client for MeeGo received a buckload of changes
by Cosmin Vasile, November 8th, 2012
 

“Centipede Cinema” Is Made from Locally-Sourced Cork

People simply stick their head through a nozzle, stand up straight and enjoy the movie
by Laura Sinpetru, November 8th, 2012
Evernote 5 Goes Live on the iTunes App Store

Evernote 5 Goes Live on the iTunes App Store

by Filip Truta, November 8th, 2012
Mac beta still not ready, as iOS version comes out ahead of OS X build
 

Ariel Winter Removed from Home After Abuse Allegations

14-year-old “Modern Family” star isn’t living with her parents for the time being
by Elena Gorgan, November 8th, 2012
 

15% of Malware Can Get Past Windows 8’s Defender, Experts Find

Bitdefender has analyzed the efficiency of the security systems integrated into Windows 8
by Eduard Kovacs, November 8th, 2012
Dog and Deer Friendship Warms the Hearts of Hundreds – Video

Dog and Deer Friendship Warms the Hearts of Hundreds

by Laura Sinpetru, November 8th, 2012
The two enjoy playing with each other, share a very special bond
 

Major Origin Update Rolling Out Now, Brings Twitch Livestreaming

Add non-Origin games into the service and broadcast gameplay over the web
by Andrei Dobra, November 8th, 2012
 

Windows 8 Crashes 55% Less Than Windows 7

While that’s clearly a good thing, Windows 8 still crashes every once in a while
by Bogdan Popa, November 8th, 2012
 

VMware Player 5.0.1 Brings Support for Ubuntu 12.10

It also provides support for Solaris 11 and Linux kernel 3.5
by Silviu Stahie, November 8th, 2012
Transparent Bubble Furniture: The Solution for an Overcrowded Planet

Transparent Bubble Furniture: The Solution for an Overcrowded Planet

by Laura Sinpetru, November 8th, 2012
Cocoon 1 accommodates one person at a time, fits in one's living room
 

Microsoft Releases Workaround for Surface Sound Issue

Here’s a way to solve the problem that unexpectedly mutes the Surface sound
by Bogdan Popa, November 8th, 2012
 

SUSE Stops Support for openSUSE 11.4

Users can still download openSUSE Linux 12.2 or the ARM version
by Silviu Stahie, November 8th, 2012
 

Two Male Nurses Accused of Abusing 98-Year-Old Stroke Victim

They were caught on camera touching the victim, and each other, inappropriately
by Raluca Anghel, November 8th, 2012
Sharks Are Not Bad, They Just Get Bad Publicity

Sharks Are Not Bad, They Just Get Bad Publicity

by Laura Sinpetru, November 8th, 2012
Conservation efforts are crippled by how the media portrays these animals
 

The Document Foundation Reveals Its LibreOffice Certified Developers

A lot of companies are participating in the development of LibreOffice
by Silviu Stahie, November 8th, 2012
 

iPhones Beware: Outrageous Gadgets for Sale on eBay

This gizmo will turn your life around, make your forget you ever wished for another
by Laura Sinpetru, November 8th, 2012
Australians Warned That Using Rogue Taxi Smartphone Apps Can Be Dangerous

Australians Warned That Using Rogue Taxi Smartphone Apps Can Be Dangerous

by Eduard Kovacs, November 8th, 2012
The Australian Taxi Industry Association advises users to rely only on legitimate apps
 

Chinese Couple, over 100 Years Old Each, Pose for Wedding Photo

The Wus' combined age is 204, and they have been married for 88 years
by Raluca Anghel, November 8th, 2012
 

Ferrari Directors Dust a Seat for Apple’s Eddy Cue

The SVP of Internet Software and Services is now on Ferrari’s board of directors
by Filip Truta, November 8th, 2012
McDonald’s Causes a Stir with Upside-Down Flag

McDonald’s Causes a Stir with Upside-Down Flag

by Elena Gorgan, November 8th, 2012
Sign of protest, clear case of disrespect or an honest mistake – Americans are torn
 

Bohemia Interactive Wants to Shut Down Gambling Bounty for DayZ

The new game mode violates the core principles of ArmA II and its mod
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 8th, 2012
 

Surgeon Performs Unnecessary or Botched Mastectomies on 1,000 Women

450 healthy women were operated on, in one of Britain's biggest medical negligence suits
by Raluca Anghel, November 8th, 2012
Diablo 3 Expansion Confirmed by Blizzard
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Diablo 3 Expansion Confirmed by Blizzard

The studio is actually working on an add-on for the role-playing dungeon crawler
by Andrei Dobra, November 8th, 2012
How and Why We’re Tracked Online – Infographic

How and Why We’re Tracked Online – Infographic

by Eduard Kovacs, November 8th, 2012
Veracode experts detail the mechanisms unseen by regular users
 

Newly Discovered Super Earth Is Perfectly Positioned to Harbor Life

The planet is just 42 light years away and could contain liquid water
by Lucian Parfeni, November 8th, 2012
 

Megan Fox Isn’t Dumb, She’s Sarcastic

Star says she’s always misunderstood in interviews, insists she’s really funny
by Elena Gorgan, November 8th, 2012
Spoof Site Mocks Premium Sportswear Brand Rapha

Spoof Site Mocks Premium Sportswear Brand Rapha

by Laura Sinpetru, November 8th, 2012
Rapha is all about “Branding the Banal,” the people behind this website argue
 

Microsoft Sends “How To” Emails to Confused Windows 8 Users

The company is sending two different emails to new Windows 8 consumers
by Bogdan Popa, November 8th, 2012
Taylor Swift Dishes Advice About Boys in New Interview

Taylor Swift Dishes Advice About Boys in New Interview

by Elena Gorgan, November 8th, 2012
Notoriously unlucky in love Taylor says a guy should never “BE your life”
 

419 Scam Alert: IC3 Gives $1 Million to Fraud Victims

Scammers rely on genuine resources to make their story more convincing
by Eduard Kovacs, November 8th, 2012
 

GTA V Will Sell 25 Million Copies in One Year, Says Analyst

The game will most probably be the best selling in the series
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 8th, 2012
Dead Candidates Still on the Ballot Win Elections in Florida, Alabama

Dead Candidates Still on the Ballot Win Elections in Florida, Alabama

by Raluca Anghel, November 8th, 2012
The candidates shall have to be replaced by members of their respective parties
 

Download Angry Birds Star Wars iOS

“Join an epic adventure with the Angry Birds in the legendary Star Wars universe!”
by Filip Truta, November 8th, 2012
Goodbye Fedora 18, See You in 2013

Goodbye Fedora 18, See You in 2013

by Silviu Stahie, November 8th, 2012
The final release of Fedora 18 is now scheduled for next year
 

Halo 4’s Successful Launch Shows 343’s Passion for the Franchise

The studio is thrilled that it’s managed to convince fans of its love for Halo
by Andrei Dobra, November 8th, 2012
 

Biel and Timberlake Spend Honeymoon at an Eco-Resort in Africa

The resort financially supports anti-poaching campaigns, promotes sustainability
by Laura Sinpetru, November 8th, 2012
Download QuickTime 7.7.3 for Windows

Download QuickTime 7.7.3 for Windows

by Filip Truta, November 8th, 2012
Security release patches almost a dozen flaws affecting the player on Windows PCs
 

Sam Gordon: Girl Football Player's Highlight Reel Goes Viral

9-year-old Gordon plays in an all-boys team, swoops right past them
by Raluca Anghel, November 8th, 2012
 

First Microsoft Surface Bug Found: Sound Is Unexpectedly Muted

More and more users report the issue on the Microsoft support forums
by Bogdan Popa, November 8th, 2012
Female Pedestrian Survives Three-Car Crash - Video

Female Pedestrian Survives Three-Car Crash - Video

by Raluca Anghel, November 8th, 2012
She gets caught in the middle of a pile-up, while crossing a busy street
 

Google Nexus 7 Now Available in India for $370/€285

The slate might go a bit cheaper at various Indian retailers
by Cosmin Vasile, November 8th, 2012