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About 136 articles found for 9 January 2013:

 

Rabid Llama Endangers Four People, Makes Them Seek Medical Attention

The animal spat on them and even tried to bite them, tests confirmed it had rabies
by Laura Sinpetru, January 9th, 2013
 

Watch: Stuffed Fox Goes Through a Terrible Ordeal

The video is narrated by Woody Harrelson, discloses the cruelty of the fur industry
by Laura Sinpetru, January 9th, 2013
Chicago Bound to Set New Snowless Record

Chicago Bound to Set New Snowless Record

by Laura Sinpetru, January 9th, 2013
This American city and its surrounding areas have gone 320 days without snow
 

Sony Publishes More Xperia Z Promo Videos

Provides users with a better look at its latest flagship Android handset
by Ionut Arghire, January 9th, 2013
NASA Telescopes Find Extreme Weather Patterns in Brown Dwarf

NASA Telescopes Find Extreme Weather Patterns in Brown Dwarf

by Lucian Parfeni, January 9th, 2013
These failed stars have weather systems similar to those of gas giants
 

Radio Tuna Review

Listen to music from more than 300 online radio stations
by Ionut Ilascu, January 9th, 2013
CES 2013: Mushkin Reveals PCI Express Enterprise SSDs

CES 2013: Mushkin Reveals PCI Express Enterprise SSDs

by Sebastian Pop, January 9th, 2013
The company is making a repeat performance, more or less
 

“The Last Exorcism Part II” Trailer Is Out, Rather Intriguing

New possession flick will be out in spring, pick up where the original left off
by Elena Gorgan, January 9th, 2013
Vladimir Franz: Tattooed Composer on Third Place in Czech Elections

Vladimir Franz: Tattooed Composer on Third Place in Czech Elections

by Raluca Anghel, January 9th, 2013
Franz sports tattoos from head to toe, on 90 percent of his body, including his face
 

CES 2013: MSI Reveals Its First Keyboards

The company tries to make a good impression with mechanical switches
by Sebastian Pop, January 9th, 2013
 

CES 2013: Another TP-Link Wireless Router, This Time with Two Bands

The TL-WA3164EA N600 Universal Wireless Dual Band Entertainment Adapter debuts
by Sebastian Pop, January 9th, 2013
Ratsnakes Actually Like Global Warming, Benefit Greatly from It

Ratsnakes Actually Like Global Warming, Benefit Greatly from It

by Laura Sinpetru, January 9th, 2013
Increased temperatures will allow these snakes to also be active during nighttime
 

Newlyweds Hot Air Balloon Crashes in San Diego

12 members of the wedding party were on board, accompanying the bride and broom
by Raluca Anghel, January 9th, 2013
 

CES 2013: MSI Has Its Own X79 Motherboard

Ready for Sandy Bridge-E and Ivy Bridge-E Intel central processors
by Sebastian Pop, January 9th, 2013
 

The Bonsai Promises to Bring a Shaving Revolution

Were it to hit the markets, the Bonsai would help save tremendous amounts of water
by Laura Sinpetru, January 9th, 2013
CES 2013: Mushkin Also Launches Normal Enterprise SSDs

CES 2013: Mushkin Also Launches Normal Enterprise SSDs

by Sebastian Pop, January 9th, 2013
A different SandForce controller is used than in the other Flash devices
 

The Book of Unwritten Tales: The Critter Chronicles for Linux Review

A point and click adventure that's more fun than expected
by Silviu Stahie, January 9th, 2013
 

US Court Order Makes Paul Watson Quit Sea Shepherd

The Captain is no longer the organization's president, says he'll just be an “observer”
by Laura Sinpetru, January 9th, 2013
January Sale Begins on PAL PlayStation Store with Huge Price Cuts

January Sale Begins on PAL PlayStation Store with Huge Price Cuts

by Andrei Dobra, January 9th, 2013
Score big discounts for Saints Row 3, Spec Ops: The Line, Mafia 2, and more
 

CES 2013: TP-Link Intros Impressive Pocket Router

No longer must people be concerned that they won't have Internet during their travels
by Sebastian Pop, January 9th, 2013
 

T-Mobile Intros Unlimited Nationwide 4G Data Plan with No Annual Contract

At $70 per month, with all the advantages that a 4G service can offer
by Ionut Arghire, January 9th, 2013
CES 2013: AT&T Considering Ubuntu and Firefox-Powered Phones

CES 2013: AT&T Considering Ubuntu and Firefox-Powered Phones

by Cosmin Vasile, January 9th, 2013
The carrier is currently monitoring both operating systems
 

Kate Upton Is Sizzling but Bored ‘60s Housewife in V Magazine Spread

Model is slowly working her way up in the fashion industry, one spread at the time
by Elena Gorgan, January 9th, 2013
 

The Sims 3 Will Get Three Expansions During 2013

Gamers will get to experience university life and travel to a tropical island
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 9th, 2013
Jennifer Aniston Gives Jimmy Kimmel a Haircut, Destroys His Set – Video

Jennifer Aniston Gives Jimmy Kimmel a Haircut, Destroys His Set

by Elena Gorgan, January 9th, 2013
Friends chat on first show of the year in totally random interview
 

Prof: Newtown Didn't Happen, It Was a Hoax by the Obama Administration

He claims that news of Sandy Hook is meant to influence voters on the issue of gun control
by Raluca Anghel, January 9th, 2013
 

NVIDIA Releases GeForce GT 730M and 710M GPUs

The graphics processing units are very basic, which is the whole point
by Sebastian Pop, January 9th, 2013
Mexican Restaurant Promotes Itself with “Racist T-Shirt”

Mexican Restaurant Promotes Itself with “Racist T-Shirt”

by Raluca Anghel, January 9th, 2013
"How to catch an illegal immigrant,” their T-shirts read
Unvanquished Alpha 11 FPS Now Features Better AI

Unvanquished Alpha 11 FPS Now Features Better AI

by Silviu Stahie, January 9th, 2013
The game is far from complete, but it already shows a lot of promise
Eatery's Act of Kindness – Pregnant Mom Gets Money Back

Eatery's Act of Kindness – Pregnant Mom Gets Money Back

by Raluca Anghel, January 9th, 2013
The manager also wished the mom good luck, on her family's receipt
 

CES 2013: ASUS Launches Its Own High-End X79 Motherboard

Its E-ATX form factor allows it to cram seven PCI Express 3.0 slots
by Sebastian Pop, January 9th, 2013
 

Emma Watson Stopped at Airport for Looking Too Young to Travel Alone

Actress laughs off incident on Twitter, it goes viral in just hours
by Elena Gorgan, January 9th, 2013
Week 5 of Operation Ababil 2: Sites of BB&T, PNC, HSBC and Fifth Third Disrupted

Week 5 of Operation Ababil 2: Sites of BB&T, PNC, HSBC and Fifth Third Disrupted

by Eduard Kovacs, January 9th, 2013
The attacks will continue for at least another 169 days
 

People’s Choice Awards 2013 Airs Tonight on CBS

Fans and viewers get their say, name their favorite in music, film and TV
by Elena Gorgan, January 9th, 2013
 

Blind Baby Rhino Rescued After Being Seen Bumping into Things

The rhino is now looked after by rangers in Kenya, who keep it under 24-hour observation
by Laura Sinpetru, January 9th, 2013
CES 2013: Razer Edge Windows 8 Gaming Tablet Officially Released – Video

CES 2013: Razer Edge Windows 8 Gaming Tablet Officially Released

by Bogdan Popa, January 9th, 2013
Project Fiona is ready to go in production, Razer says
 

CES 2013: Watch NVIDIA's Entire Press Conference Here

For the many that did not make it to Las Vegas, here is the video feed
by Sebastian Pop, January 9th, 2013
 

Zombie Planet's Eccentric Orbit Shocks Astronomers

Fomalhaut b's very existence is disputed, but it's one of the most interesting exoplanets
by Lucian Parfeni, January 9th, 2013
ESPN Apologizes for Musburger’s Comments About McCarron’s Girlfriend

ESPN Apologizes for Musburger’s Comments About McCarron’s Girlfriend

by Elena Gorgan, January 9th, 2013
He “went too far” in gushing about Katherine Webb’s good looks, network says
 

Overweight-Only Gym Refuses Clients Who Don't Need to Lose 50 Lbs (22 Kg)

The owner is trying to spare chubby clients the embarrassment of dealing with thinner ones
by Raluca Anghel, January 9th, 2013
CES 2013: EVGA's LGA 2011 Top-Tier X79 Dark Motherboard

CES 2013: EVGA's LGA 2011 Top-Tier X79 Dark Motherboard

by Sebastian Pop, January 9th, 2013
It will ship just in time for Intel's Ivy Bridge-E central processors
 

Phil Schiller Tags Along with CEO Tim Cook on His Trip to China

Apple’s CEO meets with Miao Wei, chief of the Ministry of Industry and IT
by Filip Truta, January 9th, 2013
 

Twitter Uses Humans to Make Sense of Fast Rising Search Trends, Computers Won't Cut It

Twitter relies on Amazon's Mechanical Turk to crowdsource searches
by Lucian Parfeni, January 9th, 2013
Critical Vulnerabilities Fixed with Release of Firefox 18 and Thunderbird 17.0.2

Critical Vulnerabilities Fixed with Release of Firefox 18 and Thunderbird 17.0.2

by Eduard Kovacs, January 9th, 2013
The mis-issued TURKTRUST digital certificates have been blocked
 

CES 2013: Wearable Camera from Panasonic Tested

Panasonic's HX-A100 photo and video shooter works even underwater
by Sebastian Pop, January 9th, 2013
 

Student in Vietnam Suspended over Facebook Post for a Year

She poked fun at a speech by President Ho Chi Minh, and criticized the first term exam
by Raluca Anghel, January 9th, 2013
LulzSec Peru Hacks Venezuelan Ministry of Defense Website

LulzSec Peru Hacks Venezuelan Ministry of Defense Website

by Eduard Kovacs, January 9th, 2013
The affected site displays an "under maintenance" alert
 

Man Chokes Girlfriend in Dreadlock Hair Assault in Portland

32-year-old Caleb Grotberg tried to strangle his girlfriend with locks of matted hair
by Raluca Anghel, January 9th, 2013
 

Modders Helped Deliver Second Wave to XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Developers had more time to focus on the options that needed work
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 9th, 2013
 

A Cheaper iPhone Is Indeed Coming [WSJ]

Apple reportedly shelved the idea in 2009 over manufacturing concerns
by Filip Truta, January 9th, 2013
Dementia Can Be Fought Off by Beta Blockers

Dementia Can Be Fought Off by Beta Blockers

by Laura Sinpetru, January 9th, 2013
These drugs are used to control blood pressure, could help people with Alzheimer's
 

Gabe Newell Confirms Linux Steam Box

Valve's boss explained his plans for world domination
by Silviu Stahie, January 9th, 2013
 

70-Year-Old Man Marries 15-Year-Old Girl Sold for $20,000 (€15,300)

The young bride became discontent with her spouse and ran away, back to her family
by Raluca Anghel, January 9th, 2013
Download Yahoo! Mail 2.0.6 for Android

Download Yahoo! Mail 2.0.6 for Android

by Ionut Arghire, January 9th, 2013
With a wide range of fixes, various other improvements
 

Valve’s CEO Finds Windows 8 Unusable

“Windows 8 was like this giant sadness,” Gabe Newell says
by Bogdan Popa, January 9th, 2013
 

O2 Will Bring Huawei’s Ascend W1 to the UK

The new smartphone will arrive on shelves in Q1 2013
by Ionut Arghire, January 9th, 2013
 

CES 2013: Samsung Intros a Curved OLED TV

No details are known, but pictures are worth more than words anyway
by Sebastian Pop, January 9th, 2013
 

High-School Student with Asperger's Syndrome Put in Bad Kid Box

The school principal blames the incident on teachers' lack of training for such situations
by Raluca Anghel, January 9th, 2013
Download OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion Build 12D50 – Developer News

Download OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion Build 12D50 – Developer News

by Filip Truta, January 9th, 2013
Testers told to focus on AirPlay, AirPort, Game Center, Graphics and Safari
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Lenovo’s 5.5’’ Intel-Based IdeaPhone K900 Announced at CES 2013

The handset runs Jelly Bean, will land on shelves starting with April
by Ionut Arghire, January 9th, 2013
 

Diet Soda Ups the Chances for Depression

Older adults and elderly people run the highest risks, study says
by Laura Sinpetru, January 9th, 2013
A Closer Look at Huawei’s 6.1-Inch Ascend Mate

A Closer Look at Huawei’s 6.1-Inch Ascend Mate

by Ionut Arghire, January 9th, 2013
It will arrive on shelves in China as soon as next month