UK Tech.

Mark Zuckerberg's Response To That Racist Tweet Shows Facebook's True Colours

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 11.02.2016 | UK Tech

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is 'deeply upset' by a controversial tweet posted by one of his board members, which suggested that India was better off un...

Bitcoin Could Be the Saviour of 'Meritocracy'

Eleanor Moss | Posted 11.02.2016 | UK Tech
Eleanor Moss

Our current economic system faces many problems. In 2007 we went through a major crash, for reasons way beyond most people's understanding. Interest rate setting, the Libor scandal, the subprime mortgage scandal and many other such activities, demonstrated a calamitous manipulation of the economy in their own interests by a bunch of 'financial experts' in suits.

Dispatch from the Front Line of a Tech Start-up

Matt Lacey | Posted 11.02.2016 | UK Tech
Matt Lacey

It's been a really interesting experience watching the process at close quarters right from the beginning when it was just an idea right through to it being Jamie's full time job with trips all over the world to test and construct hugely technical equipment in China.

Can We Help Children Manage Their Online Lives?

Rachel Jones | Posted 11.02.2016 | UK Tech
Rachel Jones

The survey found that amongst 13- to 18-year-olds, 96% were signed up to social media networks such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Whatsapp. This to me isn't surprising at all, although I do find the inclusion of FaceBook interesting, as in my experience, children tend not to use this platform as much as the other social media apps mentioned.

How Scared of Death Are We Really - and How Does It Affect Us?

Jonathan Jong | Posted 11.02.2016 | UK Tech
Jonathan Jong

Our reluctance to talk about death is often taken as evidence that we are afraid, and therefore suppress thoughts about it. However, there is little direct evidence to support that we are. So what is a "normal" amount of death anxiety? And how does it manifest itself?

Man May Be First Ever To Live Stream His Own Murder

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK

A customer who was shot dead in a Florida strip club appears to have live-streamed his own murder, in what would be the first of its kind. Marvin ...

A Facebook Director Believes 'Poor Brown India' Was Better Off Under Colonialism

Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK Tech

A member of Facebook's board of directors has incurred India's wrath after posting a tweet suggesting the country was better off under colonial rule. ...

The Honeymoon Is Over for Dating Apps

Gary Newe | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK Tech
Gary Newe

Unlike online dating sites, dating apps appeal to a new generation of online daters because of their simplicity and ability to link with other social networks to generate automatic profiles for their users. But despite the ease of downloading these applications, do we consider the risk of using such applications on our personal data?

Jude Law Just Took Promoting A Car To A Whole New Level

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK Tech

Jude Law surprised guests on Tuesday night as he made an appearance at a fan event. Billed as a 'new immersive cinematic experience' the event s...

NASA Explains What The 'Alien Spire' On The Moon Really Is

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK Tech

Alien fans have finally been given a scientific explanation for the mysterious "spire" they spotted on the moon. NASA scientist, Dr. Noah Edward Pe...

CyberWinter Is Coming!

Guy Goldstein | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Tech
Guy Goldstein

We are today faced with a grave danger posed by the rise of the machines. Between today and 2022, according to different but converging estimates, one supercomputer somewhere in a civilian lab will reach the theoretical calculation power of the human brain.

NASA Employees Accuse It Of Banning Jesus

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Tech

NASA is being accused of banning the word Jesus by an internal Christian group at the Johnson Space Center. Some members of the Nasa JSC Praise an...

Putting the Spotlight on Internet Safety

Javed Khan | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK
Javed Khan

The internet is a great source of information and a place for children to learn, develop new skills and play fun games. However, we also know from our report 'Digital Dangers', that the increase in internet use and new technologies brings risks for children and young people...

How To Stop Your iPhone Dying When You Need It The Most

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Tech

Battery life is the bane of most iPhone users' lives. Thankfully, there is a way to make that precious green bar live longer, but it will come at a co...

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 10.02.2016 | 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.