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This Is What Happens When You Google 'Fun Facts'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK Tech

If you are in the middle of doing something important, look away now -- Google's new 'fun facts' feature is the perfect recipe for procrastination. ...

So, This Is How A "Spoon" Ended Up On Mars

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK Tech

We can now add "spoons" to the list of crazy things people have seen on Mars. Unlike the "alien woman" some UFO hunters got excited about last ...

Samsung Just Turned Your Phone Into A Giant Remote For Your House

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK Tech

To naked eye, it's a small white box that appears to be quite harmless. But Samsung's SmartThings Hub could be the device that takes over our homes an...

Teenage Father Of Two Accidentally Kills Himself Taking Selfie With Gun

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK

A 19-year-old man from Houston, Texas has accidentally killed himself after taking a selfie with a gun. Deleon Alonso Smith, suffered the fatal bla...

China's Biggest Phone Maker Just Picked A Fight With Apple

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK Tech

It's no secret that China's biggest smartphone-makers, Huawei want in on Apple and Samsung's share of the mobile market. And on Wednesday, they se...

How to Protect Yourself Against the Hackers

Gary Newe | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK Tech
Gary Newe

The number of data breaches has continued to grow in 2015. Barely a day goes by without a company or country falling victim to a cyber-security attack. Some of the high profile attacks we've witnessed this year include Github, Uber, and Chris Froome's personal training data.

Meet The World's First 4K Smartphone

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK Tech

Sony's latest smartphone, the Xperia Z5 Premium, is the world first 4K smartphone giving users the opportunity to capture footage in "ultra-high defin...

Intel Just Unveiled A New Computer Brain That Will Allow Us To Take 3D Selfies

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK Tech

Intel has unveiled its new all-powerful Skylake processor using six GoPro cams and a selfie stick at the IFA 2015 tech conference. Intel says its ...

Happy Birthday Nokia 3310, You Are Missed

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK Tech

It has been 15 years since the Nokia 3310 launched. And not a day goes by when we don't long for the week-long battery life it gave us. With its m...

This Monster-Like Sea Scorpion Predator Roamed The Seas 460 Million Years Ago

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK Tech

The fossil of an ancient giant sea scorpion, dating back 460 million years has been discovered in Iowa, US. The four-foot long creature is related ...

Wikipedia Just Dished Out Some Serious Justice To Blackmailing Editors

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK Tech

Scam Wikipedia editors who have been reportedly blackmailing small businesses and celebrities for money to update their Wikipedia pages, have been ban...

The Long Road to Stimulating Tech Innovation in Africa

Loren Treisman | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK Tech
Loren Treisman

Beyond the hype, burgeoning tech communities across the continent could shape their societies in transformative ways. For their true potential to be realised, it will require patience, long-term investment and tailored support but it's well worth the effort as the potential pay-off is huge.

Top Five Ways to Increase Your Cybersecurity

Roger Keenan | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK Tech
Roger Keenan

It's official - digitisation has taken over our lives. With there now being more mobile devices than humans on earth and even fridges and kettles being connected to the internet, it's sadly inevitable that malicious organisations will attempt to access our data.

WHSmith May Have Just Leaked Your Personal Data To Its Entire Mailing List

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK Tech

WHSmith appears to have leaked personal contact information of those using one of the store's contact forms to a number of people around the country. ...

Turns Out Wasps Could Cure Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK Tech

The venom found in a wasp's sting could potentially be a life-saving cure for cancer sufferers, according to a new study from Brazil. The key t...

An Attack on Renewables Is an Attack on the Young

Piers Telemacque | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Piers Telemacque

Imagine if the government took the money it spends on war and fossil fuels and spent it on developing a vibrant renewable energy industry instead. At the moment they're doing the reverse. They're backing the interests of big oil and gas over the interests of young people.

So, Here Is What Sony's New Smartphones Will Look Like

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Tech

Sony's latest range of smartphones might arguably be the worst kept secret in the tech industry this year. A video, that has now been taken down, a...

Aliens May Exist On Pluto, Professor Brian Cox Says So

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK Tech

Alien life on Pluto is not a far-fetched possibility, according to Professor Brian Cox. In an interview with The Times, Cox explained how recent im...

What Is the Connection Between Leadership and Digital Stress?

Sofie Sandell | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Tech
Sofie Sandell

When we carry our digital devices with us it means that we bring our work with us everywhere we go. It's right there in our pocket or on the table next to us. Our brain and body are never really disconnected from our work life.

This Guy Voluntarily Electrocuted Himself For Science

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Tech

Mehdi Sadaghhdar is an electrical engineer who, like some YouTubers, gets attention by attempting the good, bad and insanely stupid experimental side ...

New Transplant Method Keeps Human Hearts Beating Outside Of The Body

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Tech

An incredible new transplant method has been captured on camera, keeping a human heart beating in a machine. The device, expected to save millions ...

The US Is Building An Army Of Drones And The Damage They Could Do Is Terrifying

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Tech

The US' Department of Defense has confirmed plans to build an army of drones that will eventually replace manned aircrafts in a war zone. The Greml...

Say Goodbye To Blind Spots, Land Rover Has Found A Way To Make Trailers Invisible

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Tech

Land Rover has unveiled new research that claims to make trailers and caravans transparent. The company will trial a prototype vehicle at the Burgh...

This Island Will Disappear In 10 Years And Barack Obama Is Not Happy About It

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Tech

Barack Obama began his three-day tour of Alaska with a few harsh words for climate change deniers. Addressing the GLACIER (Global Leadership In Th...

Have We Hit Communication Overload?

Nigel Eastwood | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Tech
Nigel Eastwood

There is so much technological noise out there right now; so many apps; so many upgrades; so many content providers; so many packages, bundles and choices. In this new world, where we have so many technological options, it's easy to find our eyes glazing over.