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About 125 articles found for 9 November 2012:

 

Season Scams: Christmas Cards, Gifts, Letters from Santa

Symantec experts say we should expect a sharp spike in the volume of such spam
by Eduard Kovacs, November 9th, 2012
 

Suddenly Everyone Loves Microsoft, New Study Shows

The Microsoft-Windows-Bing trio receives more positive feedback
by Bogdan Popa, November 9th, 2012
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Live Streams Through YouTube

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Live Streams Through YouTube

by Andrei Dobra, November 9th, 2012
The new game will have built-in support that allows players to stream their gameplay
 

Jennifer Hudson Is Done Losing Weight

Star has dropped 80 pounds (36.2 kg), says the time is right to stop
by Elena Gorgan, November 9th, 2012
 

Hillary Clinton Says Poaching Is a Threat to National Security

The US Intelligence must keep poachers from “stealing from the next generation”
by Laura Sinpetru, November 9th, 2012
 

New Carnivorous Sponge Found to Inhabit the Deep Sea

This meat-eating sponge resides 11,500 feet (3,500 meters) below the surface
by Laura Sinpetru, November 9th, 2012
Jennifer Lawrence on Her Body: In Hollywood, I’m Obese

Jennifer Lawrence on Her Body: In Hollywood, I’m Obese

by Elena Gorgan, November 9th, 2012
“Hunger Games” star says she’d never starve herself for a role
 

Honey Boo Boo Gets Pet Chicken from PETA, Names It “Nugget”

The reality star must change the name to “Not a Nugget,” the organization says
by Laura Sinpetru, November 9th, 2012
 

Corals “Summon” Fish When Attacked by Toxic Seaweed

The fish are quick in coming to the rescue, feed on the alga
by Laura Sinpetru, November 9th, 2012
 

Doctors Are Biased Against Overweight Patients, Study Shows

Just like the general public, doctors too are likely to discriminate based on weight
by Elena Gorgan, November 9th, 2012
Swiss Company Says It Solved Century-Old Electrical Puzzle

Swiss Company Says It Solved Century-Old Electrical Puzzle

by Laura Sinpetru, November 9th, 2012
Their new circuit breaker transfers electricity over long distances, supports renewables
 

Huawei Ascend D1 Quad XL Coming Soon to WIND Mobile

No word on the phone’s availability or pricing options yet
by Cosmin Vasile, November 9th, 2012
 

Microsoft: Users Will Have Many Phones and Tablets to Choose From

Together with our partners, we’ll build a great product offering, Microsoft says
by Bogdan Popa, November 9th, 2012
 

Must See: “50 Years of James Bond: The Movie” Supercut

Spare two hours to analyze the evolution and the style of the James Bond franchise
by Elena Gorgan, November 9th, 2012
South Korea Premieres World's First Toilet Theme Park

South Korea Premieres World's First Toilet Theme Park

by Raluca Anghel, November 9th, 2012
Every year, locals organize the Golden Poop Art Festival in the park
 

Viral Photo of the Day: Virginia Shop Closes, Owner Mourns Obama Win

R.T. Lyons fears Obama will raise taxes on the wealthy, and put an end to his jewelry shop
by Raluca Anghel, November 9th, 2012
The Book of Unwritten Tales Launches on Steam for Linux Beta

The Book of Unwritten Tales Launches on Steam for Linux Beta

by Silviu Stahie, November 9th, 2012
A beautiful point-and-click adventure from Nordic Games
 

Charlie Sheen Threatens Associate: “I’ll Blow Your Head Off”

Man files police report, claims he’s scared to death of the crazed star
by Elena Gorgan, November 9th, 2012
 

Leaked Letter from Tim Cook Says Apple Donated Millions to Hurricane Sandy Relief

Under Tim Cook’s leadership, Apple is less shy when it comes to charity
by Filip Truta, November 9th, 2012
 

New “Skyfall” Featurette: See It in IMAX

23rd James Bond installment drops in US theaters today, November 9
by Elena Gorgan, November 9th, 2012
Potential iPhone 5 Touchscreen Bug Discovered

Potential iPhone 5 Touchscreen Bug Discovered

by Filip Truta, November 9th, 2012
Diagonal scrolling seems to confuse the latest iPhone, but not the iPhone 4S
 

How to Install Windows 8 Themes on Windows 7

Here’s a short tip on how to use the Windows 8 themes on a previous Windows OS
by Bogdan Popa, November 9th, 2012
 

Fedora 19 Crazy Name Elections Have Started

Unlike previous names, this time there are some serious ones
by Silviu Stahie, November 9th, 2012
Halo 4 Review (Xbox 360)

Halo 4 Review (Xbox 360)

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 9th, 2012
Master Chief returns but he seems stuck in his own past
 

Watch: Guinea Pig Makes Record-Breaking Jump

Truffles' 18.9in (48cm) leap will be featured in the Guinness World Records 2013 edition
by Raluca Anghel, November 9th, 2012
Download VMware Fusion 5.0.2

Download VMware Fusion 5.0.2

by Filip Truta, November 9th, 2012
Popular virtualization solution gets “minor” maintenance update
 

Whale Calf Gets Tangled in a Rope, Rescuers Fail to Free It

Specialists and volunteers try to help it, but are forced to give up
by Laura Sinpetru, November 9th, 2012
 

Sir, You Are Being Hunted – A Tweedpunk Robo-Horror for Linux

This is a first person shooter that managed to raise enough money on Kickstater
by Silviu Stahie, November 9th, 2012
IronKey S250 and D250 Hardware-Encrypted Flash Drives Launched by Imation

IronKey S250 and D250 Hardware-Encrypted Flash Drives Launched by Imation

by Eduard Kovacs, November 9th, 2012
The products are available worldwide via Imation’s network of channel partners
 

President Barack Obama Tears Up During Thank You Speech

Obama gets emotional while thanking staff for getting him re-elected
by Elena Gorgan, November 9th, 2012
 

343 Wants Halo to Become like Star Wars

The franchise will expand into many different types of media, not just games
by Andrei Dobra, November 9th, 2012
 

“Jurassic Park 3D” Gets Brand New Trailer

Relive the magic and the horror 20 years after the original film
by Elena Gorgan, November 9th, 2012
 

Samsung Ativ S Possibly Delayed to December

The smartphone was initially slated for an early November release
by Cosmin Vasile, November 9th, 2012
The Surface Nightmare: Keyboard Breaks Down, Microsoft Logo Rubs Off

The Surface Nightmare: Keyboard Breaks Down, Microsoft Logo Rubs Off

by Bogdan Popa, November 9th, 2012
More consumers contact Microsoft to replace their tablets
 

Maleik Carr: 11-Year-Old Fights Two Pitbulls to Save Younger Sister

Maleik and sister Julia were bit by the neighbors' dogs on their way to school
by Raluca Anghel, November 9th, 2012
 

GTA V Has Better Shooting, Focus on Melee

The open world will be bigger and cars will handle better
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 9th, 2012
New Dinosaur Discovered in Canada: Xenoceratops Foremostensis

New Dinosaur Discovered in Canada: Xenoceratops Foremostensis

by Elena Gorgan, November 9th, 2012
It lived approximately 80 million years ago and was actually vegetarian
 

Police Find $16M (€12M) Chateau Lafite Bottles in Abandoned House

If the bottles are not counterfeit, the Chinese owner of the house will pocket the profits
by Raluca Anghel, November 9th, 2012
 

Kill the OS X Startup Sound Elegantly with Cocktail 6.2.1

The utility is now more reliable when reading USB flash drives, according to Maintain
by Filip Truta, November 9th, 2012
 

Sony C3602 Spotted with 1.5 GHz Dual Core CPU and Android 4.0.4 ICS

The mysterious device appeared recently on NenaMark2 benchmark site
by Cosmin Vasile, November 9th, 2012
 

Chrome 24 Beta Adds MathML, Unprefixes IndexedDB, requestAnimationFrame

There are plenty of new features in Chrome for developers to like
by Lucian Parfeni, November 9th, 2012
Phishers Offer “Exploit” for Hacking Any Twitter Account

Phishers Offer “Exploit” for Hacking Any Twitter Account

by Eduard Kovacs, November 9th, 2012
There's more than one way to steal an unsuspecting user's password
 

Adam Lambert Is Official Host of VH1 Divas

He will host and perform in show meant as tribute to Whitney Houston and Donna Summer
by Elena Gorgan, November 9th, 2012
 

I Know for a Fact John Travolta Is Not Gay, Kirstie Alley Says

Star promotes new book, opens up on past romances to Barbara Walters
by Elena Gorgan, November 9th, 2012
 

How to Download HD Photos from Microsoft’s Search Engine

Microsoft releases new option for those who want to download the Bing Homepage Image
by Bogdan Popa, November 9th, 2012
 

Firefox Is 8 Years Old, Firefox 1.0 Came Out in 2004 on This Day

Firefox gave rise to the browser wars of today, we'd still be running IE6 without it
by Lucian Parfeni, November 9th, 2012
Spotlight: Flower Pot Also Serves as a Mini Grill

Spotlight: Flower Pot Also Serves as a Mini Grill

by Laura Sinpetru, November 9th, 2012
Manufacturers say the Hot-Pot BBQ can grow and cook your next meal
Kristen Stewart's New Pooch Is “Emotionally Manipulative” – Video

Kristen Stewart's New Pooch Is “Emotionally Manipulative”

by Laura Sinpetru, November 9th, 2012
The actress talks about her adopted pet, says it has brilliant acting skills
 

Windows 8 Is Indeed a Gaming Catastrophe – Game Developers

Game developers are concerned with the Windows 8 “closed gaming marketplace”
by Bogdan Popa, November 9th, 2012
 

Robert Pattinson Dodges All Kristen Stewart Questions on The Today

Actor talks future projects, says being in the business doesn’t have to “get personal”
by Elena Gorgan, November 9th, 2012
 

Virgin Mary and Baby Jesus Reveal Themselves on Tree Log

Dean Hansen, from Utah, came across the icon as he was chopping down pine trees
by Raluca Anghel, November 9th, 2012
Download iOS 6.0.1 IPSW Build 10A8426 for LTE iPad 4 and iPad mini

Download iOS 6.0.1 IPSW Build 10A8426 for LTE iPad 4 and iPad mini

by Filip Truta, November 9th, 2012
Apple rolls out firmware files for new-generation iPad models with cellular features
 

New Dota 2 Update Adds Reverse Captains Mode, Better Voice Chat

Lots of fixes to hero and item glitches are also included
by Andrei Dobra, November 9th, 2012
 

Teenager's Anti-Obama Tweet About Moving to Australia Goes Viral

Kristen Neel's tweet amuses and enrages a lot of Australians, and a few Americans
by Raluca Anghel, November 9th, 2012
Opera Unleashes Web Pass Service for Carriers, Promises Cost-Efficient Mobile Browsing

Opera Unleashes Web Pass Service for Carriers, Promises Cost-Efficient Mobile Browsing

by Cosmin Vasile, November 9th, 2012
It allows operators to offer subscribers flexible data packages
 

Hank the Cat Comes in Third in Virginia Senate Race

Cat's campaign attracts voters attention, secures 6,000 votes
by Raluca Anghel, November 9th, 2012
 

Apple Sends Email to Developers Regarding iTunes Connect Shutdown

Cupertino reminds application sellers to get their titles in order before the holidays
by Filip Truta, November 9th, 2012
Peter Molyneux Criticizes Microtransaction-Powered Greed

Peter Molyneux Criticizes Microtransaction-Powered Greed

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 9th, 2012
Indie games need to persuade players to pay in order to survive
 
 

Spotlight: Photovoltaic Glassware Collects Sun Power

A cabinet stores the energy, powers appliances, and gizmos
by Laura Sinpetru, November 9th, 2012
 

Gamers Sign Petition for Guild Wars 2 on Linux

Online petitions rarely have any effect, but it doesn't mean the petitioners are wrong
by Silviu Stahie, November 9th, 2012
Download MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Update 2.0 [Updated]

Download MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Update 2.0 Updated

by Filip Truta, November 9th, 2012
Enhances graphics performance and reliability, improves USB device compatibility
 

Pakistani Family to Save 6-Year-Old Girl from Arranged Marriage

The tribe assembly has ordered the girl to marry to settle a feud between two families
by Raluca Anghel, November 9th, 2012
 

Watch: Rihanna “Diamonds” Official Video

Fans are divided: video is a nod to troubled romance to Chris Brown or Illuminati message
by Elena Gorgan, November 9th, 2012
 

Viral of the Day: Persian Cat Reginald Takes a Bath

This is simply “the best cat video on the Internet,” Reddit users say
by Laura Sinpetru, November 9th, 2012
Jermaine Jackson to Change His Name for “Artistic Reasons”

Jermaine Jackson to Change His Name for “Artistic Reasons”

by Elena Gorgan, November 9th, 2012
Singer no longer wants to be associated with Jackson, would call himself Jacksun
 

Watch: Baboon Adopts Stray Kitten

People say the baboon looks after the cat as if it were its infant
by Laura Sinpetru, November 9th, 2012
 

Brooke Burke to Undergo Surgery for Thyroid Cancer

Dancing With the Stars co-host says she’s “going to be fine”
by Elena Gorgan, November 9th, 2012
 

Autodesk Proves Naysayers Wrong with 123D Design for iPad

“People said this couldn’t be done on iPad, and we’re happy to prove them wrong”
by Filip Truta, November 9th, 2012
 

Motorola RAZR i Arrives in Mexico via Telcel

For a limited time, the smartphone is available for free on contract
by Cosmin Vasile, November 9th, 2012
iPod touch 4G Now Selling for Just $129 as Refurb on Apple’s US Store

iPod touch 4G Now Selling for Just $129 as Refurb on Apple’s US Store

by Filip Truta, November 9th, 2012
Apple’s first Retina-equipped iPods are a steal now via Special Deals
 

openSUSE 12.3 Milestone 1 Has KDE 4.9.2

The distro features Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird 16
by Marius Nestor, November 9th, 2012