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#AmazonPrimeDay Has Divided Us More Than A Good Black Friday Deal Ever Will

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Tech

Amazon's Prime Day is here and Twitter has passed judgment. Dubbed as a Black Friday rival, many had their wallets primed to haemorrhage money. ...

US's Hunt Oil Suspends Drilling in Peru's Amazon

David Hill | Posted 12.06.2015 | UK
David Hill

US company Hunt Oil has announced it is suspending exploratory drilling in one of the remotest, most biodiverse parts of Peru's Amazon.

Google Is Now A Takeaway Ordering Service

The Hug | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Tech

Fancy a takeaway this evening? Well Google's just made sure that you'll never have to go further than simply searching 'Pizza' ever again. The sear...

Reports Amazon Has Dropped Its Gendered Toys Categories Don't Quite Add Up

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Parents

A flurry of reports proclaiming Amazon has stopped dividing toys into separate categories for boys and girls have been circulating on the internet. ...

What is The Internet of Things?

Mark Hillary | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Tech
Mark Hillary

I am not a network specialist involved in building the IoT, but I know enough about technology to be able to imagine some of the implications of the IoT as it grows. However, I keep on hearing "experts" on radio and TV using the fridge example to describe the IoT.

The Great Business Rates Robbery

Bill Grimsey | Posted 14.06.2015 | UK Politics
Bill Grimsey

Tax shaming has become the focus of street protests everywhere in recent years. Google, Amazon and Starbucks are just some of the companies that stand accused of tax avoidance. But while there's growing public anger over the financial affairs of multinationals, another scandal has been unfolding far from the headlines.

Real, Actual Nigel Farage Memorabilia You Can Buy On Amazon

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Comedy

Nigel Farage flickering candle, anyone? Yes, if you're stuck for something to get for that special Ukipper in your life, then look no further. F...

Amazon Dash Is The Terrifying Future Of Shopping

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Tech

Amazon Dash might seem like an April Fools' Day prank, but the terrifying thing is, it's not. Not even close. It's the latest gadget that Amazon ho...

Peruvian Indigenous Leader: 'We Don't Want to Die Because of Oil'

David Hill | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK
David Hill

Leaders from the indigenous Matsés people in the Peruvian Amazon say they remain vehemently opposed to potential operations in their territory by a Canada-based oil company...

These One-Star Amazon Reviews Of Nigel Farage's Book Are Priceless

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Sadly, 'The Purple Revolution: The Year That Changed Everything' isn't a memoir by Prince about the year 1999. It's Nigel Farage's latest tome ...

Amazon Delivers Within the Hour and Starbucks Drops Off at Your Desk: The Future of Delivery Services

Georgie Barrat | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Tech
Georgie Barrat

Starbucks has long been a leader in mobile payments and the mobile-app space. Adding delivery options to their roster is an exciting advancement and highlights the changes that are currently taking place in delivery services as a whole.

Google Street View Comes To The Amazon

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Tech

Google Street View wants you to explore the Amazon. And not like this: Like this: Some of the most dramatic new imagery was c...

Five Steps To Getting Your Book Published

Mark Hillary | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Mark Hillary

We are surrounded by more distractions than ever today. Social networks offer endless opportunities to publish short thoughts without the effort involved in crafting the 200-pages of content you might need for a book.

Are These The Worst Amazon Movie Reviews Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Comedy

And the Oscar for Most Amusing Supply Of Terrible Film Reviews goes to... @AmznMovieRevws! Yes, if you love movies and/or bad movie reviews, then t...

Might Norway Blacklist Canadian Oil Firm Over Amazon Operations?

David Hill | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK
David Hill

During the meeting in November various Matses men expressed concern about the potential impacts of oil operations on the IPI.

Netflix, What Next for the King of Streaming?

Wayne Beynon | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Wayne Beynon

Netflix has been at the forefront of this shift in the way we interact with our televisions, offering viewers an unprecedented quantity of content from one source, much of which had previously only been available by purchasing expensive movies from the likes of Sky or Virgin, or enjoying an old school DVD boxset.

If Brazil Bans Oil From Javari Border, Why Won't Peru?

David Hill | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK
David Hill

In 2007 Peru established two oil and gas concessions, Lot 135 and Lot 137, totalling almost 1.5 million hectares and contracted a Canadian company, Pacific Rubiales Energy, to operate there. This means that more than half of the western boundary of the Javari reserve borders Peruvian oil and gas concessions.

Introducing The Wearable Device You Forgot You Already Had

Tamara Sword | Posted 01.03.2015 | UK Tech
Tamara Sword

So what could replace the smartphone? Rather than smart watches or augmented glasses, I'm following the money and betting on a technology that Facebook, Amazon and Google have all invested in. Drone technology.

The Ultimate Tech Of 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Tech

There has been more than a little bit of tech released in 2014. In fact it almost feels like we've been writing about it all year. Weird, huh? O...

Incredible Gadgets You Need In Your Home Right Now

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Tech

Everyone is obsessed with having the latest gadget in their pocket, but for some reason the idea of a tech-filled home still fills us with dread. I...

Here's What You Can (STILL) Buy On Amazon For A Penny

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Tech

Amazon customers were able to buy bargain goods for as little as 1p after a software glitch caused the prices to plunge. The global giant said "the...

Black Barbie Doll Is Twice The Price of Its White Counterpart In the US

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A man looking for a Christmas present for his daughter was outraged at a US retailer selling a black Barbie doll for more than twice the price of its ...

Student Gets To Keep £3,600 Amazon Goods Sent To Him By Mistake

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Christmas definitely came early for one student who has been told he can keep £3,600 worth of gifts from Amazon which were mistakenly sent to him. ...

Six Things You Need to Know to Become a Successful 'Mumpreneur'

Helen Rolfe | Posted 01.02.2015 | UK
Helen Rolfe

The word 'mumpreneur' was added to the sixth edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in 2011 - a tribute to the growing numbers of women in the UK who regularly don two hats, one as a business-owner and the other as a mum, usually with young families. According to research released last year, the UK is home to more than 300,000 mumpreneurs who contribute as much as £7.4 billion a year to the economy.

Amazon's Installing An Army Of Robots

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Tech

This is the Kiva. It's a robot. And it's better at picking your Amazon order than a human. When it comes to distribution, it seems, humans are not....