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Eight Reasons Why Bloggers Make the Best Employers

Jenna Downes | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Tech
Jenna Downes

Blogging is finally being understand as a legitimate form of media and us bloggers are getting the credit we deserve; with many of us placing it at the forefront of our CVs and using it to find new job opportunities. But what is it about bloggers that make them such good employers?

This Insane Inversion Brain Trick Is Going To Bug You All Day

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Tech

'Inversion' is a powerful optical illusion which suggests that, when an edited image of a face is seen upside down next to the original, both will loo...

A Mobility Scooter Just Went 107mph

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Comedy

A mobility scooter that would scare the pants off just about anyone has won a Guinness World Record after travelling at a speed of 107.6 mph, making i...

How To Tell If You're Officially a Blog Geek

Prabs Patel | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Tech
Prabs Patel

If you are a blogger, you may relate to this. I've been at this blogging malarkey for a bit over two years now. I spent the first year totally clueless over what I was doing (some days I wonder if I'm any the wiser) and am constantly amazed at how much goes into building a successful blog, how much I still have to learn etc. And it's hit me, I think I've become a bit of a blog geek.

This Is Why We Haven't Met Aliens Yet

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Tech

The main reasons why we haven't met aliens yet could offer fans extraterrestrial fans some hope in the near future. SETI scientist, Jill Tarter, e...

6 Times Facebook's 'Friends Day' Video Went Horrifically Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Tech

Facebook's 'Friends Days' has sparked controversy after showing images of people's past including family pets that have died and exes. The social m...

Almost Half Of Brits Would Rather Forget Their Anniversary Than Lose This...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to valuing relationships, it appears we care more about our phones than anything else - as a new survey has found that just under half o...

In Defence of Twitter and Its Gawky Attempts to Change

Sara McCorquodale | Posted 07.02.2016 | UK Tech
Sara McCorquodale

Guys, let's all just chill for a sec, okay? Twitter is, contrary to #RIPTwitter, still alive. Yes it's obviously floundering - the new algorithm confirms that - but let's not consign it to the ranks of Friends Reunited or Bebo (dead and sort of dead) just yet.

The Death Of Twitter Is Trending - On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 06.02.2016 | UK Tech

Twitter could bring in an algorithmic timeline as early as next week according to BuzzFeed News. The massive change would replace the current rever...

If Technology Is a Labour of Love, why so Few Female Tech Execs?

Lan O'Connor | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Tech
Lan O'Connor

What holds females back? Is it that women love their current tech jobs so much they don't want to move through the corporate ranks - or even become CEO? Are they missing opportunities? Or not asking for promotion?

Zika Virus on the Rise: Women on Web Provides Medical Abortion for Free

Julia Ellis-Kahana | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Tech
Julia Ellis-Kahana

We are acting to ensure that women will have up-to-date information to inform the decision for a safe abortion, should they desire it. WoW perceives an unwanted pregnancy to be a medical emergency and gives women the option of termination, regardless of economic limitations.

iPads in the Classroom Are the Future, But at What Cost?

Philip Woods | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Tech
Philip Woods

In the classroom, iPads can open up a world of possibilities. With the right direction children can make music, paint a masterpiece (without the mess!) or simply find an answer to absolutely any question they might have about the world around them.

Fintech: Transformation, or Global Revolution?

Damian Kimmelman | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Tech
Damian Kimmelman

It's also easy to overstate the extent of the step change in the West. Yes, I can now move my money around more simply and quickly, borrow from different people than before, or check my balance with my phone - not my laptop.

Facebook Messenger Has A Hidden Game And This Is How You Play It

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Tech

Facebook has a hidden game of Chess in Messenger. Yes, we were surprised too. You can play it by hitting a secret command that lets you challenge a...

Facebook Messenger Has A Hidden Game And This Is How You Play It

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Tech

Facebook has a hidden game of Chess in Messenger. Yes, we were surprised too. You can play it by hitting a secret command that lets you challenge a...

Our Project Transforming Medicine for Cancer Patients Is at the Cutting Edge of Science

Dr Clare Turnbull | Posted 03.02.2016 | UK Tech
Dr Clare Turnbull

Cancer is a genomic disease. It's caused by changes in our DNA, our genome, which make cells grow and divide uncontrollably. We are sequencing the genomes of cancer patients both from tumour and healthy cells. By comparing the two we will be able to understand more about what is causing their cancer and which treatments might work best.

Your Superfast Broadband Doesn't Have to Come From the Big Players

Ed Vaizey | Posted 03.02.2016 | UK Politics
Ed Vaizey

To say there is a global revolution in technology taking place is unquestionable. The World Economic Forum that met in Davos last month called it the 'Fourth Industrial Revolution' - new technologies being developed today will change the way individuals, companies and governments do their business in years to come...

From Service Robots to Breathing Phones - Five Tech Trends to Watch

Mark Hawtin | Posted 03.02.2016 | UK Tech
Mark Hawtin

The gates of Sin City recently welcomed tech fiends to the CES trade show. The sprawling event showcases the best and most exciting new technology developments worldwide, from early prototypes to finished products. Here are the most interesting things we saw:

If You Google Isis, You'll Soon Get Something Unexpected

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.02.2016 | UK

Google is planning a system where those who put extremist-related entries into its search engine being shown anti-radicalisation links as part of atte...

How To Save Battery Life On Your Android Phone And Make It Run Faster

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.02.2016 | UK Tech

Deleting your Facebook and Messenger app could make your Android phone run faster and save battery life. Android blogger, Russell Holly, reports th...

Keep Calm But NASA May Have Spotted 'Signs Of Alien Life' On Mars

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.02.2016 | UK Tech

Mysterious 'cauliflower-looking' formations on Mars could have been deposited by "ancient alien life" experts have said. The deposits of opaline si...

Facebook Is Changing What Stories You'll See In Your News Feed

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.02.2016 | UK Tech

Scrolling through your Facebook News Feed could feel a little different as the social media giant alters its algorithm. The company has said that ...

Facebook and an Online Orwellian Dystopia

Christopher J Stewart | Posted 02.02.2016 | UK Tech
Christopher J Stewart

The reality we are living with is that violent extremist groups are using mainstream social media platforms to broadcast and amplify their niche, cult-like ideologies, and infiltrate the phones, homes and minds of the vulnerable and disillusioned.

Are We Ready for Connected Bodies?

David Emm | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Tech
David Emm

Imagine a world where you no longer have to carry bank cards, hotel room keys or tube passes; in fact, where you can simply use a chip inside your hand to open station barriers or pay for your morning coffee. You may think this sounds like a sci-fi movie, but it's happening in real life and is much more accessible than you may think.

This Is Brian Cox's Top Choice To Represent Us To An Alien Civilisation. Who Is Yours?

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Tech

Professor Brian Cox has picked his top choice to represent the human race to an "intelligent alien civilisation. In an interview with the Guardian,...