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Google Promises To Block Web Searches For Child Abuse Images

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Tech

Internet searches for child abuse images will be blocked for the first time by Microsoft and Google after months of mounting pressure. New software...

Rupert Murdoch Wants You To Ignore This

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK

Rupert Murdoch made a bold promise to "expose" Google and its executive chairman Eric Schmidt on Twitter before suddenly asking his followers to "ign...

Goodbye Work-Life Balance: Let's Embrace Work-Life Integration

Lindsay Pattison | Posted 14.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lindsay Pattison

Work-life balance is, in my view, a pretty retro concept. The expression was first used in 1970s England, then crossed the pond to 1980s America to package up the predicament of workers putting in increasing hours. And it never really evolved.

Bilderberg 2013 Countdown: Get Ready for My Daily Bilderblog

Ellen Grace Jones | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK Politics
Ellen Grace Jones

Do you know Bilderberg? Nope? Well given the dark cloak of secrecy shrouding the shadowy annual conflab don't feel bad for not getting the memo. For the uninitiated, each year the world's elite bankers, royalty, parliamentarians and CEOs self-imprison themselves in some of the most luxurious hotels in the world for a weekend of, well, who knows...?

In Conversation with Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen at the LSE

Reuben Sagar | Posted 28.07.2013 | UK Tech
Reuben Sagar

These two men are clearly visionaries who are far more knowledgeable about where our new digital world will take us than any other person on the planet.

Google Boss 'Perplexed' by Debate Over Tax Avoidance

PA | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Politics

Google boss Eric Schmidt today said he was "perplexed" by the debate over the company's tax affairs. The internet giant's executive chairman insist...

Ed's Google Speech and What It Means for Responsible Capitalism

Chuka Umunna | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Politics
Chuka Umunna

On Wednesday, Ed Miliband made a speech at Google - a business that has been making headlines recently for all the wrong reasons. To the outsider, the profitability of its business model looks plain to see. Yet of £3bn of revenue earned in the UK, it has paid only £3m in tax. Google are not alone in this seeming imbalance. The UK tax bill paid by companies from Amazon to Apple to Starbucks has raised deep concerns among businesses and families who pay their fair share. These are all prominent examples of a more general conundrum: the struggles for national governments framing tax rules for global companies.

Want Google Glass? Get Ready To Wait...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK Tech

For a certain kind of early-adopter, Google Glass has already won them over. The new wearable computer features a built-in camera, voice control an...

Google Defends UK Tax Bill

PA | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK Tech

Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt has defended the internet giant's tax affairs, saying the firm was playing a key role in the UK's high-tech g...

This Is The Email Steve Jobs Didn't Want You To See..

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK Tech

Steve Jobs threatened to sue Palm if its CEO did not stop attempting to hire Apple employees, according to emails released by an American court. Jo...

WATCH: Google CEO Eric Schmidt Dances 'Gangnam Style'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK Tech

The Gangnam Style phenomenon has hit stratospheric heights in recent days, reaching 290 million views - so you would expect Google to react. But no...

Huffington Post Picture Desk Live: 27th September 2012

Posted 26.11.2012 | UK

Scroll down for some of the best news and sports pictures from around the world, brought to you by The Huffington Post's Picture Editors Elliot Waglan...

Sorry, iPhone Fans: Google Has Not Submitted Its Own Maps App 'Yet'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.11.2012 | UK Tech

Apple fans upset by its new Maps application will have to wait for a quick fix from Google. Google previously supplied the mapping data in the iPad...

European Consumer Groups Attack Google's 'Unfairly Stacked' Search Results

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.09.2012 | UK Tech

Google has issued proposals to the European competition commissioner over concerns it abused its dominant position in search. But Google's response...

Google To Help Change 'Catastrophically Boring' Computer Lessons

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Google is to fund computer science teachers in a bid to save the "sorry state" of computing education in the UK. Eric Schmidt, the company's chairm...

Future Cities: The Way We Will Live

Huffington Post UK | Alex Fisk | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK Tech

How often have you watched some sort of sci-fi programme or film showcasing space age technology and wondered if and when it will be a part of our eve...

James Cameron, Eric Schmidt, Sergey Brin And Larry Page Plan Asteroid Mining

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Tech

A new world of resources is about to open up in outer space and it's backed by some pretty big investors: film director James Cameron and Google billi...

Eric Schmidt Keynote Speech At Mobile World Congress

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Tech

Eric Schmidt , the executive chairman of Google, launched a straightforward attack on internet censorship and the digital divide in his keynote speech...

Google Vs. Apple: Eric Schmidt Promises 'Brutal Competition' With Apple On Tablets In 2012

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.02.2012 | UK Tech

President of Google Eric Schmidt has promised "brutal competition" with Apple in 2012 - especially when it comes to tablets. While Google's Android...

Decline and Fall: The UK's Shocking IT Education Record

Dan Barker | Posted 18.02.2012 | UK Tech
Dan Barker

I left school in 2007. In my entire time at secondary school, I had around 30 hours of computer education, concentrated between the ages of 11 and 12. I was not offered computing as an option at either GCSE or A-Level. Looking back now, it's only because of my learning outside of school that I can do my job today

ICT Lessons Are 'Inadequate', Says Ofsted

PA | Posted 11.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The teaching of information and computer technology (ICT) is inadequate in a fifth of secondary schools, according to the education watchdog. Pupil...

Google Opens Up Giant Data Crunching Servers To Small Business Owners

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.01.2012 | UK Tech

Google has offered businesses the chance to use its data servers to crunch huge amounts of data for a fraction of the usual cost. Using its BigQuer...

UK Charity: Dissolve UK Tech Education System

PA | Melanie Hick | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK Tech

Eric Schmidt was right when he said UK tech and science education is failing to produce well-rounded, adaptable graduates, according to one UK educati...