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People Turn To The Web For Revenge

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.07.2012 | UK Tech

More than half of the UK population claim to be contemplating revenge and social networks are the preferred platform for getting even, new research ha...

Monmouth, The Wikipedia Town

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK Tech

Online encyclopaedia Wikipedia is set to launch a new project aimed at covering every aspect of life in one Welsh town. Monmouth in south Wales wil...

Facebook Shares To Sell At £24 Today

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK Tech

Facebook shares are being offered to the public for 38 US dollars (£24) in one of the biggest ever US stock flotations. The social media giant is ...

Twitter Prepares To Back Users

BBC | Posted 14.07.2012 | UK Tech

Twitter has told the BBC it now wants to have a closer role with government and policymakers in the UK....

The World's Hottest Digital Music Spots Mapped

PaidContent | Posted 14.07.2012 | UK Tech

Record labels' new-found enthusiasm for ending their iTunes dependence has created an opportunity for new digital music services....

Internet Explorer Coming To Xbox Kinect

TheVerge | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK Tech

Microsoft is currently testing a modified version of Internet Explorer 9 on its Xbox 360 console, according to The Verge's sources. The Xbox 360 curre...

Twitter Stands Up For Its Users In Occupy Case

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK Tech

Who will stand up for you in a court of law? Twitter will. Twitter has stood up for one of users, Malcolm Harris, in a US court, filing a motion t...

Mark Zuckerberg Set To Make £523 Million In Facebook IPO

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK Tech

Mark Zuckerberg may be a very wealthy man, but the pricing of the Facebook IPO overnight makes it clear the sale of share in his company's initial pub...

London 'Not Immune' From Cyber Attacks During Olympic Games

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Tech

This summer's London Olympics "will not be immune" to cyber attacks by those seeking to disrupt the Games, a Cabinet minister warned today. Cabinet...

Facebook Organ Donation: Do You Like Your Friends Enough To Save Them?

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 01.07.2012 | UK Tech

You might 'like' your friends on Facebook. But do you like them enough to save a life with an organ donation? From today, you can share whether or...

The Pirate Bay United Against High Court Shutdown

PA | Posted 01.07.2012 | UK Tech

The people behind the world's largest illegal file-sharing website have said they will "stand united" against a legal bid to block access to their sit...

Google Staff Knew Of Street View Snooping

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK Tech

Google staff knew that Google Street View was collecting the personal data from wi-fi users after previously claiming it was an accident. An inves...

Instagram For Android Hits 10 Million Downloads In 22 Days

The Next Web | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Tech

Downloads of Instagram’s Android application continue to grow at an impressive rate, today hitting 10 million downloads on the Google Play Marketpla...

Google Drive Delivers 5 GB Free Cloud Storage

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 24.06.2012 | UK Tech

The rumours said we'd get 100GB free cloud storage. Google Drive has instead launched its new cloud-based storage system with 5GB of free storage with...

Iranian Oil Terminal Shutdown By Malware Attack

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

Iran has had to close one of its major oil facilities after it was shutdown by malware virus attacks, according to reports. The BBC reports that I...

Watch: Frans Hofmeester's Lotte Timelapse Video, Girl Grows From Zero To 12 In Two Minutes

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 23.06.2012 | UK Tech

Could there be a better use of the internet? Frans Hofmeester, a Dutch father and filmmaker, has made an incredible timelapse video of his daughte...

St George's Day Google Doodle

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Tech

St George may not have even been English, and the dragon may not have existed either, but that's no reason not to celebrate St George's day Google Doo...

Vote For The Winners Of Our First Ever Draw Something Challenge

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Tech

The first week of our Draw Something Challenge has come to a close, and below are the outstanding pictures we've drawn for you, and you've drawn for u...

Draw Something Adds Social Features, Facebook, Twitter Sharing

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Tech

The addictive drawing app Draw Something from Zynga has just got more social. Players can now share their Draw Something masterpieces on Facebook ...

Tim Berners-Lee Slams Government Web Monitoring Plans

PA | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK Tech

Controversial government plans to allow intelligence agencies to monitor the calls, emails, texts and website visits of every person in the UK should ...

Join The Huffington Post UK Tech Draw Something Challenge

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK Tech

Are you, like us, addicted to Draw Something? For those who are, we'd love to play with you, so we've created The Huffington Post UK Tech Draw Som...

The HuffPost UK Tech Playlist: Future Sounds To Tweet By

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 12.04.2012 | UK Tech

To launch our new Spotify Playlists page and the Spotify Play button, Huff Post UK Tech has put together a top ten list of future sounds to tweet, pin...

Apple Acknowledges Flashback Malware With Update

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Tech

Apple has been slammed by online security experts for taking three months to stop the Flashback malware threat to Apple computers and develop software...

Forty Utterly Questionable Draw Something Pictures

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 04.06.2012 | UK Tech

Are you wasting all your spare time on Draw Something yet? Most people with a smartphone seem to be, if they're not pinning other people's images on P...

Spammers Target Pinterest With Acai Berry Diet

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 04.06.2012 | UK Tech

Pinterest users are warned that a dangerous Acai berry diet scam is targeting the site, flooding posts with links to a dodgy weightloss website. ...