Has Progress Stalled for LGBT+ Inclusion in 2016?

Suki Sandhu | Posted 30.07.2017 | UK
Suki Sandhu

This time last year, during the nominations process for our third annual OUTstanding and FT Power Lists, there was a sense of progress and celebration...

PayPal Is Pulling Out of North Carolina For Its Anti-LGBT Laws. More Companies Should Show Such Courage

Lee Williscroft-Ferris | Posted 08.04.2017 | UK
Lee Williscroft-Ferris

PayPal's decision to abandon plans for a brand new $3.6m global operation centre in North Carolina is bad news for the state's economy. With 400 potential jobs and a significant boost to local wages at stake, PayPal's move is symbolic of the battle-lines being redrawn in the fight for full LGBTQ+ equality.

Well Done PayPal - North Carolina's New Law Is Tragically Regressive

Suki Sandhu | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Politics
Suki Sandhu

We are on the cusp of major change. Strong leadership has the power to join up conversations around LGBT+ diversity and inclusion, talent management, marketing and brands as well as trust and reputation. And by integrating the diversity agenda into a business' core, it becomes a powerful force in business and society for good.

Hacktivism to Balaclava Punk: Protest Must Be Protected in All Its Forms

Thomas Hughes | Posted 19.06.2016 | UK
Thomas Hughes

Protest is increasingly going digital. Whether it is using the internet to organise and report physical acts of protest, using online space as a platform on which to take action, or targeting online infrastructure itself: across the world, people are taking their right to protest online.

Three Examples of the Evolution of Identity

Patrick Salyer | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Tech
Patrick Salyer

Allowing users to verify their identities and log in to websites and mobile applications using existing profiles from networks such as Facebook and LinkedIn not only creates a more streamlined experience for consumers, it also enables marketers to capture and leverage rich, first-party social identity data.

Always Late to the Party: Are We All Now Late-Adopters?

Alexandra Gerrity | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Tech
Alexandra Gerrity

My Granddad loves Sudoku. A few years ago he was given his very own tablet with pre-installed Sudoku challenges to push him into the 21st century... two months later it was hardly used, but many Sudoku books had been scribbled in and completed. He was dedicated to pen and paper.

Ebay Breaks Up With PayPal

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Tech

It's over: ebay is splitting up with PayPal. The company said on Tuesday that the online payments service would once again be a separate business b...

This One Tip Will Get You 25 Per Cent Off iTunes

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Tech

Fancy getting some serious discounts on iTunes? Well for just three days you'll be able to buy iTunes Gift Card vouchers with 25 per cent off courtesy...

The Future of Payments - Innovation Can Only Succeed With Customer Insights

Tony Virdi | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK
Tony Virdi

Whilst the way money exchange is handled around the world varies dramatically from region to region, one thing cannot be denied: payments systems, inf...

145 Million 'eBay Details' For Sale On Anonymous Site

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Tech

Ebay is reportedly 'struggling to cope' as millions of users attempt to simultaneously change their passwords in the wake of a massive security breach...

WARNING: Change Your eBay Password. Right Now.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Tech

Ebay users, it's that time again: change your password. The online auction site has advised all of its users to change their passwords after a secu...

Zombie Apocalypses, Tesla Time Warp and the Visionary Elon Musk

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

The world needs its engineers. They build what the human mind conceptualizes, they create things that did not exist before, and they advance human civilization, sometimes in neat and tidy increments, and sometimes in quantum jumps that seem out of this world.

Tech Guru Gets 1,000 Women Pregnant

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

... in just four months. No, he isn't a promiscuous lothario with a disregard for family planning, he is the creator of the Glow app. Max Levchi...

Competition: Create A Christmas Mood Board, there's £5000 PayPal Credit Up For Grabs!

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If the concept of Christmas fills you with gleeful thoughts of hand-crafting decorations, making festive food and spending hours choosing the perfect ...

London Battlehack

John Lunn | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
John Lunn

110 developers rocked up to One Canada Square, Canary Wharf recently for the London-leg of the PayPal search to find the best hackers across ten of the world's coolest cities.

From PayPal to Facebook: Securing the Mobile Payments World

Tony Virdi | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Tony Virdi

Juniper Research predicts, within two years mobile transactions will hit $1.3 trillion worldwide by 2015. Increasingly, we are seeing businesses turning to mobile devices for payment acceptance.

'Pay With Your Face' App Hits High Street

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

Shoppers on Richmond High Street in London will be able to use a face recognition payment system after the launch of a new smartphone app. The new...

Michael Rundle

NFC Spends Another MWC Looking For A Problem To Solve | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK Tech

NFC - near-field communications, or 'that thing where you tap a phone to a thing and it does a thing' - was out in force again at the Mobile World Con...

PayPal Launches 'Chip And Pin' For Small Business

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Tech

A new chip and pin device to make it easier for small traders such as ice cream sellers, market stall holders and taxi firms to accept card payments w...

Why Smart Retailers Said Goodbye to Cash

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

The main things you need to take care of, is to make things easy for your clients and customers. In doing so, you naturally make them like you and your business. Also, with add-ons like credit card reader apps, you also ensure that transactions are a matter of seconds irrespective of where you are.

Teenage Hacker Spared Jail Over 'Anonymous' Cyber Attacks

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

A teenage "hacktivist" was spared jail on Friday for his part in a plot to carry out cyber attacks with the notorious Anonymous group. Jake Birchal...

The Death of Cash Is Imminent - But What Will Replace It?

Tony Virdi | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Tech
Tony Virdi

With so many players racing to develop an offering that meets the demand for mobile payments, there is no doubt that cash is on its way out - but this will be a long process. The payments industry is set to experience a great deal of disruptive changes.

Does Mobile Technology Have the Power to Save the UK High Street?

Steve Rothwell | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK Tech
Steve Rothwell

At first glance, it's hard to see a bright future for the UK's high streets. The latest vacancy rates rose to 14.6% in June, the highest level on record, and the latest reports claim that high street stores are suffering as shoppers stay at home to watch the Olympics.

Anonymous - Guy Fawkes Or the Joker?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 02.09.2012 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

Way ahead in the future, if someone were to write a history book about today, then the recent years starting from the global financial crisis, covering the commencement of US troop pull-out from Iraq and the power of the people in the Middle-East ideally termed as 'Arab Spring', then the time period from 2009 to 2012 could potentially lead to many fat chapters.

The Books Banned By Paypal

Bernard O'Leary | Posted 01.05.2012 | Home
Bernard O'Leary

Smashwords is one of the biggest indie publishers in electronic literature, with over 100,000 books in its catalogue.