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About 118 articles found for 9 March 2012:

 

Alzheimer's May Be Susceptible to Vitamin D-Based Therapies

Experts are currently investigating this potential link
by Tudor Vieru, March 9th, 2012
 

iOS 5.1 Jailbreakers Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Discussing the latest security updates in iOS, iTunes, and the Apple TV software
by Filip Truta, March 9th, 2012
Magnet Links Lead to a 60 Percent Drop in Traffic at The Pirate Bay

Magnet Links Lead to a 60 Percent Drop in Traffic at The Pirate Bay

by Lucian Parfeni, March 9th, 2012
Since the site no longer serves .torrent files for most torrents
 

Simulation Software Can Model Multi-Core Chips

Companies want to introduce larger core counts in their chips
by Tudor Vieru, March 9th, 2012
 

Advanced Metamaterials Absorb Light with Great Efficiency

Researchers in the United States create new types of synthetic materials
by Tudor Vieru, March 9th, 2012
 

Intel Readies 3.1GHz Dual-Core Pentium G870 CPU for Q2 Launch

It could be the company's last Pentium CPU to utilize the Sandy Bridge architecture
by Sorin Nita, March 9th, 2012
LG Optimus L7 Confirmed in Canada via Rogers

LG Optimus L7 Confirmed in Canada via Rogers

by Cosmin Vasile, March 9th, 2012
It will be available in the “Smartphone Lite” category
 

Impressive Astrophotography: the Whirlpool Galaxy

The object is currently colliding with another galaxy
by Tudor Vieru, March 9th, 2012
 

Cr-48 Owners Won't Get Chrome 19, Stuck with Chrome 18 Instead

Google may be pulling the plug or at least pulling back on support for the old Chromebook
by Lucian Parfeni, March 9th, 2012
 

New Orbital Debris Tracking System Put to the Test

When activated, it will replace a decades-old precursor
by Tudor Vieru, March 9th, 2012
IHS: Apple to Double Its Display Spending in 2012

IHS: Apple to Double Its Display Spending in 2012

by Filip Truta, March 9th, 2012
The main culprit being the Retina screen used in the new iPad
 

Microsoft to Discontinue Windows Marketplace for Mobile 6.x on May 9th

Applications purchased through the store will continue to work
by Ionut Arghire, March 9th, 2012
 

Lindsay Lohan Ditches the Blonde, Is a Redhead Again

Star unveils new look, in preparation for her big comeback
by Elena Gorgan, March 9th, 2012
Human Blood and Milk Used to Make Biodegradable Transistors

Human Blood and Milk Used to Make Biodegradable Transistors

by Sebastian Pop, March 9th, 2012
Researchers used mucus, breast milk and human blood in their experiments
 

Some Bees Exhibit Distinct Personalities

Entomologists propose that each of these insects has its own personality
by Tudor Vieru, March 9th, 2012
 

Exoplanets May Conceal Themselves Within Protoplanetary Disks

Researchers say we could fin Earth-like worlds at these locations
by Tudor Vieru, March 9th, 2012
Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 4.0.261.0 Now Available

Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 4.0.261.0 Now Available

by Ionut Arghire, March 9th, 2012
The Kinect Follow Me robot takes full advantage of it
 

Toshiba Fruit Scanner Doesn't Need Barcodes

It will take a year for it to become commercially useful though
by Sebastian Pop, March 9th, 2012
 

5,500 Space Bubbles Found in Our Galaxy

They were all identified by citizen astronomers working with scientists
by Tudor Vieru, March 9th, 2012
 

The Pirate Bay May Be the Target of Another Police Raid Soon

The site itself revealed details about an ongoing police investigation
by Lucian Parfeni, March 9th, 2012
 

50,000 Lenovo PCs Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

The power supplies may have defective components, hence the worry
by Sebastian Pop, March 9th, 2012
Demi Moore Is Still Obsessing About Ashton Kutcher

Demi Moore Is Still Obsessing About Ashton Kutcher

by Elena Gorgan, March 9th, 2012
Though she got help in rehab, star is still not over her ex husband, says report
 

Khloe Kardashian, Lamar Odom's Marriage Is “in Crisis”

Report says recent events have taken a toll on their once beautiful romance
by Elena Gorgan, March 9th, 2012
 

Elecom Releases New USB 3.0 Flash Drive

This is one of the cheapest SuperSpeed sticks released so far
by Sebastian Pop, March 9th, 2012
 

Facebook Takes on Twitter with Interest Lists

Similar to Twitter lists, to enable users to subscribe to several pages and people at once
by Lucian Parfeni, March 9th, 2012
Samsung GALAXY Mini 2 Available for Pre-Order in the UK, Release Date Unknown

Samsung GALAXY Mini 2 Available for Pre-Order in the UK, Release Date Unknown

by Cosmin Vasile, March 9th, 2012
The smartphone can be purchased for only £180 (285 USD or 215 EUR)
 

Boundary Separating Earth's Crust, Mantle Mapped

Experts used gravitational data from an ESA satellite
by Tudor Vieru, March 9th, 2012
 

Raspberry Pi Will Only Ship at the End of March from RS

The other retailer is probably in the same boat as this one
by Sebastian Pop, March 9th, 2012
 

UXSS Vulnerability Found in Chrome Addressed

The security hole identified by Glazunov in the Pwnium contest has been patched
by Eduard Kovacs, March 9th, 2012
 

Crusader Kings II Review (PC)

A grand strategy game that focuses on characters and their actions
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 9th, 2012
Six Bulletins Included in Microsoft’s March 14th Security Update

Six Bulletins Included in Microsoft’s March 14th Security Update

by Ionut Arghire, March 9th, 2012
One of them is rated Critical, four Important and one Moderate
 

Bioenergy May Present Real Threat to the Environment

Scientists warn that more studies are needed to assess this problem
by Tudor Vieru, March 9th, 2012
 

Developers Are Sold on Apple’s Retina iPad

Some see more benefits than others, but the display is definitely "the killer feature"
by Filip Truta, March 9th, 2012
 

Spire SkyMax Chills NVIDIA and AMD Graphics Cards

It can handle cards with TDP of up to 180W, the announcement says
by Sebastian Pop, March 9th, 2012
 

Finland Has the Least Malware, Albania the Most

A study performed by Norman reveals global malware infection rates
by Eduard Kovacs, March 9th, 2012
Asus Padfone Gets Priced in the UK, Coming in April for £700 (1100 USD or 835 EUR)

Asus Padfone Gets Priced in the UK, Coming in April for £700 (1100 USD or 835 EUR)

by Cosmin Vasile, March 9th, 2012
The suggested price and release date may be subject to change
 

Verizon Offers Free Hotspot Capability for the New iPad

AT&T has confirmed on Twitter that it won’t offer it for the next-gen iPad
by Ionut Arghire, March 9th, 2012
Clearwire Announces 4G Wireless USB Dongle

Clearwire Announces 4G Wireless USB Dongle

by Sebastian Pop, March 9th, 2012
It lets devices communicate over Clearwire's WiMAX network
 

Operation Bahrain Video Released by Anonymous

The hackers encourage the people of Bahrain to continue protests
by Eduard Kovacs, March 9th, 2012
Intel Ivy Bridge CPUs to Launch on April 29, More Models on June 3
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Intel Ivy Bridge CPUs to Launch on April 29, More Models on June 3

Leaked Intel slide details the launch dates of Intel’s Ivy Bridge CPUs
by Sorin Nita, March 9th, 2012
On Ellen: Giant Banana Creeps Up on Megan Fox

On Ellen: Giant Banana Creeps Up on Megan Fox

by Elena Gorgan, March 9th, 2012
Actress gets a good scare from man dressed up as a giant banana
 

Linux Mint 12 LXDE Officially Released

Download Linux Mint 12 LXDE final release right now!
by Marius Nestor, March 9th, 2012
Valve Denies Working on a Steam Console
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Valve Denies Working on a Steam Console

The company is focused on Steam's Big Picture mode, not on a console
by Andrei Dobra, March 9th, 2012
 

Razer's Goliathus e-SPorts Edition Mouse Mat

It should already be up for sale, so gamers may want to check them out
by Sebastian Pop, March 9th, 2012
BP Fines Will Be Used to Restore the Gulf

BP Fines Will Be Used to Restore the Gulf

by Tudor Vieru, March 9th, 2012
The company caused a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, in 2010
 

NY Police Equipment Store Hacked by Anonymous

The FFF operation continues with the defacement of another law enforcement-affiliated site
by Eduard Kovacs, March 9th, 2012
 

Star Wars: The Old Republic Might Reach 2 Million Subscribers in June

The developers are preparing patch 1.2 for an April launch
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 9th, 2012
 

Xcode 4.3.1 Released in the Mac App Store

Supports the latest iOS and OS X versions, adds code signing workflow, more
by Filip Truta, March 9th, 2012
 

Super Talent Launches RAIDDrive upStream PCI Express SSDs

Four storage drives are configured in an abstract RAID group
by Sebastian Pop, March 9th, 2012
 

“Citadel” Trailer: They Feed on Fear, Are Coming

Film is based on director Ciarán Foy's personal experience
by Elena Gorgan, March 9th, 2012
Primordial Black Hole May Predate the Big Bang

Primordial Black Hole May Predate the Big Bang

by Tudor Vieru, March 9th, 2012
They may have been created during a previous Big Crunch
 

Western Digital Finally Finishes Buying Hitachi

The company is the clear leader on the HDD segment now
by Sebastian Pop, March 9th, 2012
 

Darren Aronofsky Directs Jennifer Lopez in Kohl's Ad

Here's one collaboration no one saw coming – but it's good nonetheless
by Elena Gorgan, March 9th, 2012
 

Motorola MOTOLUXE Arrives at T-Mobile UK

The smartphone is available for free on select plans
by Cosmin Vasile, March 9th, 2012
 

The New iPad Is All Battery Inside

Now to test Apple’s 10-hour claims in real life scenarios
by Filip Truta, March 9th, 2012
 

Ugandan Guerrilla Leader Targeted by Anonymous (Video)

We expect that a lot of websites will be defaced to host support and protest messages
by Eduard Kovacs, March 9th, 2012
The +1 Button Gets a Redesign Inspired by the Google+ Favicon

The +1 Button Gets a Redesign Inspired by the Google+ Favicon

by Lucian Parfeni, March 9th, 2012
The new button is harder to spot but it ties into Google+ better
 

Xperia P and Xperia U at O2 UK in April

Both of them are currently featured on the carrier’s coming soon page
by Ionut Arghire, March 9th, 2012
 

Exoplanets Orbiting Neutron Stars May Support Life

Previously, that was thought to be impossible due to several factors
by Tudor Vieru, March 9th, 2012
 

Archos G9 Tablets Get Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

The update actually came sooner than the company made people expect
by Sebastian Pop, March 9th, 2012
 

Eva Longoria Splits from Eduardo Cruz

Breakup is amicable, reports in the US weeklies claim
by Elena Gorgan, March 9th, 2012
Apple Releases Enhanced iBooks for Retina Display iPad

Apple Releases Enhanced iBooks for Retina Display iPad

by Filip Truta, March 9th, 2012
Apple’s e-book reading app updated with numerous tweaks and fixes
 

Symantec Norton Antivirus 2006 Code Leaked by Anonymous

The hackers demand the release of arrested hacktivists
by Eduard Kovacs, March 9th, 2012
 

Assassin’s Creed III Is a Great Game for New Players

A new hero and a new historical setting don't require knowledge about previous games
by Andrei Dobra, March 9th, 2012
 

The New App-Like Dropbox.com Is Now Available to Everyone

The upgraded site has been rolled out to all users
by Lucian Parfeni, March 9th, 2012
 

Tablet Invented by L-Y Looks Like a Purse

It has low specs and an equally low price, though limited availability
by Sebastian Pop, March 9th, 2012
Overclocking the Human Brain via DIY Kit

Overclocking the Human Brain via DIY Kit

by Tudor Vieru, March 9th, 2012
The process relies on the same basic principles as CPU overclocking
 

Venus Orbiter's Startracker Disabled by Strong Solar Flare

The Sun is becoming increasingly active as it's nearing a new maximum
by Tudor Vieru, March 9th, 2012
 

Google’s Nexus Tablet to Arrive in May

The new device will bring Android to lower price points on larger screens
by Ionut Arghire, March 9th, 2012
 

Japanese Whalers Heading Home in Shame

Sea Shepherd announces the end of Operation Divine Wind
by Tudor Vieru, March 9th, 2012
Resident Evil Creator Says Japanese Gaming Industry Is in Decline

Resident Evil Creator Says Japanese Gaming Industry Is in Decline

by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 9th, 2012
Developers need to try and innovate with future games
 

Apple’s Ex iAd Chief Joins The Weather Channel’s Board of Directors

Andy Miller was the CEO of Quattro Wireless, a company acquired by Apple in 2010
by Filip Truta, March 9th, 2012
 

New 2D Polymers Create 3D Structures When Wet

The materials were created by a team of American researchers
by Tudor Vieru, March 9th, 2012
Raspberry Pi Delayed Because of Component Mix-Up

Raspberry Pi Delayed Because of Component Mix-Up

by Sebastian Pop, March 9th, 2012
Single-board PC got non-magnetic jacks, meaning no Internet connection
 

Four-Winged Dinosaur Had Iridescent Wings

The discovery was made during a new scientific study
by Tudor Vieru, March 9th, 2012
 

Paradox Interactive CEO Says GAME Trouble Shows Digital Distribution Advantages

Both Sony and Microsoft have missed the digital train
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 9th, 2012
 

Max Payne 3 Will Be Supported by Huge Marketing Campaign

Players will see the game feature during Champions League final
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 9th, 2012
Samsung Confirms Android 4.0 ICS for GALAXY S II for March 10 (UPDATE)

Samsung Confirms Android 4.0 ICS for GALAXY S II for March 10 (UPDATE)

by Cosmin Vasile, March 9th, 2012
International models will be updated first followed by carrier-bound variants
 

Toshiba’s Tegra 3 Powered 13.3-Inch Tablet Pictured

The company also prepares other tablets featuring various operating systems
by Sorin Nita, March 9th, 2012
 

Rugged Motorola DEFY XT535 Arrives in China

The smartphone is IP67 certified and runs Gingerbread
by Cosmin Vasile, March 9th, 2012