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One Of The Internet's Biggest Sites Is Revolting Over The Sacking Of A Staff Member

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK

Outraged Reddit users today put the site into virtual lockdown in protest at the sacking of a popular employee. The dismissal of Victoria Taylor, w...

Ten Instagram Accounts You'll Want to Follow

Charo Merida | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech
Charo Merida

Summer has just kicked off, and what a better way to get started with the summer vibes than a good healthy dose of everyday inspiration and beautiful compositions... Here's some of my favourite Instagram accounts, those that inject a nice amount of colour into my Instagram feed every day. Highly recommended!

This Incredible Shot Of London Is Quite Literally Out Of This World

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.07.2015 | UK Tech

London is a stunning city that sometimes loses its allure when you're simply experiencing it with an earth bound perspective. For astronaut Scott ...

Google Has Finally Apologised For Tagging Black People 'Gorillas'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech

Four days ago, 21-year-old Jacky Alcine discovered that Google Photos had tagged him and his friend as 'Gorillas.' After a flurry of tweets Google ...

How Can Technology Bridge Existing Gaps, Not Create New Divisions?

Dr Natalia Kucirkova | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech
Dr Natalia Kucirkova

New technologies can inspire and facilitate teaching, working arrangements and communication, but they can also introduce new kinds of crime, disorders and anti-social behaviour.

This Image Of The ISS Flying Past The Moon Is Just STUNNING

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech

No matter how hard you squint, spotting the International Space Station whizzing across the sky at 0.6 miles per hour is quite a hard task. Un...

These Super Robots Are Going To Go Head To Head And It's Going To Be Epic

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech

Remember Robot Wars? Well, America has gone full scale with this crazy machine challenge. In a summons to Japan, the showdown will feature two huge...

Some Guy Put His Cat Through An Airport X-ray Machine And Everyone Freaked Out

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech

Going through airport security is a painful process at the best of times, with all the unbuckling, unlacing, overt touching and incessant beeping. ...

Design to Grow: Balancing the Best of Both Worlds

Colin Hunter | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech
Colin Hunter

It's a paradox that all companies face. From startups to multinationals, the ability to reach new markets depends on being big enough to access resources, yet small enough to adapt. It's a difficult balance to strike.

Cannes 2015: Tech Trumps and Innovation

Howard Kingston | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech
Howard Kingston

As the sun sets on another Cannes Lions Festival, and members of the advertising industry get used to drinking something other than champagne (it's a hard life ;), we reflect on one key takeaway: adverting is changing.

Hacking Disability: This Technology Could Change Lives

Georgie Barrat | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech
Georgie Barrat

We all know that tech has the potential to change lives for millions of people living with a disability. In recent years we have seen a couple of big breakthroughs that have opened up the arena for designers and developers. Namely 3D printing, the Internet of Things and Big Data are all huge areas of potential aid that hasn't yet been fully unlocked.

Apple Announces New Product: 'Copying Spotify'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Comedy

The folks at College Humor have finally said what we're all thinking, with this spoof Apple advert featuring a rather odd-looking Tim Cook, CEO of App...

Why Are UK Spooks Spying on Amnesty International?

Allan Hogarth | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK
Allan Hogarth

We must have answers. Indiscriminate mass surveillance has an impact that reaches far beyond Amnesty. It threatens the vital work of other organisations and it impacts you. Yes, you! In accepting your government encroaching into your private communications you risk sleepwalking into a surveillance culture.

Your Smartphone Will Soon Be Able To Tell You If You're Pregnant

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.07.2015 | UK Tech

Science has proved yet again that nothing is impossible when it comes to smartphones. Researchers from the University of Hanover, Germany have just...

We've Got Some Really Bad News If You're A Prince Fan

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Tech

Prince may have just solved one of Jay Z's 99 problems. The artist has just pulled his catalogue of songs from all major streaming services includ...

Losing Your Broadband and Coming to Terms With the Grief

James Moran | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Comedy
James Moran

The experience I am having is, I don't think it's hyperbolic to say, the equivalent of what Jesus went through in his moments of doubt and pain. But through that human misery, I have truly learnt what it is to lose something dear to you.

Bridging the STEM Gap: Reducing Bias and Increasing Efficiency

Sophie Dundovic | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Tech
Sophie Dundovic

It is striking that despite the significant variance in mathematical ability between within gender, generalised binary rules are often applied when discussing these issues. This phenomenon is not exclusive to gender and skills, but seen consistently in situations where there are different groups, leading to stereotype formation.

Doesn't Get Any Better Than Benedict Cumberbatch Explaining Solar Superstorms

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Tech

Solar superstorms are one of the most magnificent natural phenomenons to witness as we recently saw from the flood of images showing off the aurora ov...

Dude Totally... Watch This Aussie Turtle Swim Through The Great Barrier Reef Wearing A Go Pro

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Tech

"Cause we were like, 'Woaaaah', and I was like, 'Woaaaah' and you were like, 'woaaahh'..." A turtle reminiscent of Finding Nemo's Crush has been fi...

Robot Kills Volkswagen Worker...And Factory Blames 'Human Error'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Tech

A Volkswagen factory worker has been killed by a robot that 'grabbed and crushed him against a metal plate.' The 22-year-old man was setting up the...

Clear Skies and 100% Chance of Abortion Pills Delivered by Drone in Poland

Julia Ellis-Kahana | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech
Julia Ellis-Kahana

A drone is the vessel of contemporary warfare that most effectively proliferates destruction. To take the ultimate unmanned weapon and find a way to use it to promote the human rights of women is radical.

Watch The New Steve Jobs Film Trailer

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Tech

A second trailer for the new Steve Jobs film, set to come out in October, has been released giving audiences a flavour of the types of controversial s...

This Chrome Extension Literally Makes Everything On The Internet 'Awesome'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Tech

Let's be honest, the internet can be a very dark place that most of us brave out of sheer necessity. Well a new Chrome Extension, inspired by the L...

This Slow Motion Video Of A Tennis Serve Turning Balls To Mush Is Insane

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Tech

As Wimbledon spectators watch this year's games in the sweltering heat and get caught up in the drama of game, set and match, few will take time to th...

Mark Zuckerberg Casually Chats To Stephen Hawking About Living Forever

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Tech

Mark Zuckerberg was on Facebook last night conducting his regular Townhall Q&As, with a few not-so-regular people including Stephen Hawking and Arnold...