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Out With Google Search and in With the App Stores

James Connelly | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Tech
James Connelly

Since the inception of consumer computers, the desktop has ruled the world and for more than 15 years one company has become synonymous with that world- Google. Let's face it, even if you know the specific URL of a site, pretty much every journey begins with Google.

Briton Found Dead In US Hospital Stairwell

PA | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK

A British woman has been found dead in a hospital stairwell in America, more than two weeks after going missing. Lynne Spalding, 57, disappeared fr...

Sea Search For Missing 14-Year-Old Girl

PA | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK

A major search continued today for a missing 14-year-old girl who was last seen "in difficulty" in the sea. Officers were called at 3.45pm yesterda...

Missing Teen Spotted In Leicestershire

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK

The search for a 14-year-old girl who is believed to be missing with a convicted fraudster has shifted to Leicestershire following new reported sighti...

VISUALISED: This Is What The Internet Is Searching For Right Now

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK Tech

Google has released a real-time visualisation of everything the Internet is searching for, as it happens. The neat online tool, based on Google Tre...

Police Search For Missing 14-Year-Old Schoolgirl

PA | Posted 13.06.2013 | UK

Police are searching for a 14-year-old girl who they believe has disappeared with a 35-year-old man. Schoolgirl Lorna Vickerage, from Doncaster, is...

'Google, How Do I Update You?'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Tech

You can now talk to Google. An upgrade to Google Chrome was announced last week which would allow you to carry on a conversation (albeit a fairly o...

Google Denies Search Results Show Racial Bias

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Tech

Google's search results display an apparent racial bias, a researcher has claimed. Harvard professor Latanya Sweeney said that "significant discrim...

Digital Marketing Developments: How Will Brands Stay Relevant for you in 2013?

Jon Buss | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Tech
Jon Buss

The way we now choose to engage with brands and in turn how we expect brands to engage with us has evolved. 2013 will be a year of continued innovation in the digital marketing space, as brands seek to better understand us as consumers and communicate with us in new and more effective ways.

Body Found In Search For Missing 'Ferry Prank' Teenager

PA | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK

A body has been found in the hunt for a teenager who is believed to have jumped from a ferry over a £100 bet, police said. Jordan Cobb, 16, jumped...

How Photographs Became Word of Mouth and the Spoken Word Became Permanent

Richard Newton | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Tech
Richard Newton

We have began using photography not for preserving memories but to talk. I am HERE. I am here with THIS person. Do you LIKE these shoes? This is the WEATHER right now. So now, not only is taking and sharing photographs easy, but we have a slew of new reasons to do it.

'If Only Madeleine Was Here Too'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK

This time of year will "never be as it should", the parents of missing Madeleine McCann said today as they prepare for a sixth Christmas without their...

And The Most-Searched For Term Of 2012 Was...

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK Tech

Google has revealed the most searched-for terms in the UK over the last twelve months. Unsurprisingly, the top search term was a sports event. But ...

Google Pushed Privacy 'Too Far' Say Experts After Landmark EU Ruling

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK Tech

Google has pushed its customers' privacy rights "too far" said experts after the search giant was ordered to revise its policy by the EU. European ...

Rescue Crew Admit Chances Of Finding Missing Yachtswoman 'Slim'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK

Rescue crews searching for missing yacht skipper Ona Unwin admit the chances of finding the woman alive are slim. The wreckage of the 65-year-old's...

Yacht Wreckage Found In Search For Missing Woman

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

Coastguards searching for missing sailor, Ona Unwin, have found what they believe to be the wreckage of a yacht off the north Cornwall coast. Devon...

65-Year-Old Yachtswoman Missing Off Devon Coast

PA | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

Air and sea rescue teams are searching for a 65-year-old lone yachtswoman who is reported missing off the Devon and Cornwall coast. Falmouth Coastg...

PICS: Google Adds 250,000 Miles To Street View Maps

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Tech

Google has made its largest-ever update to its Street View maps product. More than 250,000 miles of roads have been added around the world by Googl...

Google 'To Pay Just £6m In UK Taxes'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Tech

UPDATE: A previous version of this story said Google's revenue in the UK would total £3.95bn and not £395m. Google will pay just £6m in UK taxes...

Picture Of Madeleine McCann 'Used To Advertise Discount Holidays In Portugal'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK

A website offering holiday discount vouchers has used a picture of Madeleine McCann to advertise a £20 off online deal. The snap is one of the la...

Maddie 'Could Still Be Alive' Met Police Say

Posted 25.04.2012 | UK

Met police officers reviewing the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have released an image of the missing child as she may look on her ninth birthday....