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'I Don't Remember, I Don't Recall' - Doll's Houses And The Future Of AI

Simon Sapper | Posted 16.01.2017 | UK Tech
Simon Sapper

Over the last two months we have assimilated artificial intelligence (AI) into our homes on an unprecedented scale. The Amazon Echo Dot (aka Alexa) seems to have smashed sales records.

Amazon Alexa Nails The Pronunciation Of Europe's Longest Place Name

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Tech

If you’ve ever doubted the artificial intelligence hype, check out this video of Amazon Alexa pronouncing Europe’s longest place name. It reels of...

Why Apple Is Leading The Race To Build A Green Internet

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Tech

Apple is leading the race to build a green internet, according to Greenpeace analysis. The iPhone maker was awarded a score of 83 per cent in the env...

Cat Owner's Cautionary Tale About Ordering From Amazon Without Checking Description

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A cat owner who thought she’d nabbed a bargain on Amazon was left a little deflated when the item she purchased arrived - on a miniature scale. Redd...

Kid Asks Amazon Alexa For Nursery Rhyme, Gets Earful Of Dildo Porn Instead

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 30.12.2016 | UK Comedy

It’s hard to pin down the greatest thing about this clip. It could be the little boy’s adorable attempt to request Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. It...

Amazon Has Casually Patented An Airship To Dispatch Its Drones

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 29.12.2016 | UK Tech

Amazon might have only just made its first commercial drone delivery, but it’s been drawing up plans for its flying parcel service for years. Now a ...

Amazon Has Donated £1.2m To Help 1,700 UK Charities

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 28.12.2016 | UK

Amazon has donated £1.2m worth of products to help over 1,700 UK charities this year as part of a community programme helping grassroots groups. The ...

Alexa And Me

Simon Sapper | Posted 28.12.2016 | UK Tech
Simon Sapper

It has been a techy Christmas at the Sapper household. In amongst the DVDs, computer games and (for older family members) books, was a surprise gift f...

Last Posting Dates For Christmas 2016 And Delivery Deadlines For Argos, Tesco, Amazon, Asda And More

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK

If you’ve left your Christmas cards and gifts until the last minute, sadly you have just missed the final 1st and 2nd class and signed for posting d...

Amazon Vs. eBay: Humans In The Rise Of Retail Automation

Amelia Kallman | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Tech
Amelia Kallman

Online megastores, Amazon and eBay, are both experimenting with bringing their unique online models in-store. But these two digital retailers seem to have very different ideas about the role of humans in the future of their brand identity.

Crucial Unanswered Questions Remain In Amazon's Pre-Christmas UK Drone Delivery Announcement

Alan Mckenna | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Tech
Alan Mckenna

The fanfare announcement by Amazon that they have recently made their first successful delivery by drone to a customer in the UK, whilst it provided valuable pre-Christmas publicity for Amazon and its Prime Air delivery service, should not be allowed to hide some serious issues

Apple's Tim Cook Reveals Why He Agreed To Meet With Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Tech

Apple CEO Tim Cook has defended his decision to join tech leaders in a private meeting with US president-elect Donald Trump last week. In a message to...

Last Posting Dates For Christmas 2016 And Delivery Deadlines For Tesco, Argos, Amazon, Asda And More

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK

As we hurtle towards Christmas day the time window in which one can post last minute gifts and cards is ever-shrinking. The last 1st class and 1st cla...

Amazon Should Face An Inquiry After 'Exploitation' Claims, Veteran Labour MP Says

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK

Amazon is facing calls for an inquiry into working conditions in its warehouses after a series of damaging revelations prompted accusations of “abus...

Amazon Announces Fund For 700,000 School Breakfasts This Year

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK

Amazon has committed to funding 700,000 school breakfasts for over 3,800 children in the current academic year. The American retail giant will partner...

Amazon Unveils Checkout-Free Grocery Store In Seattle

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Tech

Amazon is continuing its advance into the physical retail sector with the launch of a checkout-free grocery store in Seattle. The shop uses computer ...

Amazon Echo Review: Finally, A Gadget We Actually Want To Talk To

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Tech

As a species we’re very particular about who, and what, we talk to. We’ll happily talk to each other, animals and to ourselves. We will even give ...

Sorry John Lewis, But Amazon Is Surprising Everyone With Its Powerful Christmas Ad

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK

Amazon has surprised thousands with a powerful Christmas advert showing the friendship between a Christian Vicar and a Muslim Imam. The American retai...

Woman's Amazon Review Of Female Urination Device Is A Poetic Masterpiece

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A witty review of a female urination device has got the internet in stitches. The author, an unknown woman, left the lengthy review on the ‘GoGirl...

Mike Ashley, Rotten Apples, Jenga And The Laws Of Karma

Jon Wilkins | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK
Jon Wilkins

I was playing Jenga with my kids at the weekend. To say it was taxing and frustrating - as well as being damn right difficult - is an understatement. ...

Amazon Echo Is A Speaker That's Your Personal Assistant, Teacher, DJ

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Tech

Amazon has confirmed that Echo, a voice-controlled speaker that uses cloud computing to control your home, will be launching in the UK. The personal a...

Humans Have Destroyed 10% Of The World's Wilderness In 20 Years

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK Tech

Researchers have shown that in the last two decades, human activity has destroyed more than a tenth of the wilderness left on earth. In the 1990s, res...

Amazon And Starbucks 'Pay Less Tax Than A Sausage Stand'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.09.2016 | UK

Austria’s chancellor has attacked Amazon and Starbucks for paying little tax in his country, saying cafes and sausage stands pay more tax than the g...

Wave Farewell To The Toilet Roll Fear, Amazon Dash Has Arrived In The UK

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK Tech
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Amazon Dash has officially launched in the UK. To many of us that could mean very little, and unless you’ve been keeping abreast of the latest tech ...

Stripped Bare

Sharon Bull | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sharon Bull

Going public with regard to mental health issues, past mistakes and life errors that most people would probably choose to closet, rather than use as examples in a book to help others was a huge gamble to take, but for me it was a venture worth the risk.