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Keeping Your Staff Motivated During Christmas

Juan Lobato | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Tech
Juan Lobato

As the holiday season creeps up, for the majority of people this signals a time of celebration and multiple social events, with friends, family, and colleagues.

Five Ways to Get More Out of Visualisation

Sean Farrington | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Tech
Sean Farrington

In the world of business intelligence and visualisation, it has never been truer that a picture is worth a thousand words. When used properly, rather than just being an aesthetic adaptation, expressing quantitative data visually can provide a valuable method of extracting meaning and therefore critical business insights from data sets.

Pay For Shopping With Your...Gloves

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Tech

New contactless payment gloves from Barclaycard could allow shoppers to "tap and pay" as early as next Christmas. The device would allow customers...

Mystery Plane Lands After Four Hours Circling The English Channel

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Tech

Update: After over four hours in the air flight UAL28 has now landed safely at London Heathrow. According to United Airlines the plane was suffering f...

2015 Predicted To Be The Year Of The 'Neo Luddite'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Tech

We've already made our tech predictions for 2015 - and they mainly comprise a selection of drone-related disasters and, er, time travel. But a more...

Life On Mars Finally Proven By Gas. Well Maybe...

Huffington Post/PA | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Tech

NASA may have finally found direct evidence for life on Mars. Critical 'spikes' in methane gas - an organic chemical thought to be a key sign of li...

Is It The End Of The Road For The Sketchbook And Pencil?

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Tech

The concept of the stylus as artist’s tool is nothing new. From intricate fantasy art to accurate photorealism, the digital pen has long been capabl...

Meet The Designers Who Think There's No Such Thing As Waste

Protein UK | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Tech

How we think about and treat the environment is a growing concern in the modern world. Thankfully possible solutions to issues surrounding sustain...

Get a Great Deal But Don't Fall Victim to Online Scammers

Sarah Willingham | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Tech
Sarah Willingham

Whilst it's a perfect time to find Christmas presents at dream prices, if you aren't careful you could walk into a Christmas nightmare and become the victim of an online scams! With so many people online, it is a scammers paradise!

Win A GoPro Camera

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Tech

To celebrate the MINI ALL4 Racing Team as they prepare to trek across South America and go all out to land their fourth win in a row at the Dakar Rall...

Motorway In Flames As Wreckage Of Crashed TIE Fighter Caught On Dashcam

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Tech

Sky's German wing has shared this harrowing footage on Facebook, showing the aftermath of a dramatic spaceship crash. The video shows flames in the...

The 'Google Tax' - A Sign of Things to Come?

Alex Malley | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Politics
Alex Malley

The recent announcement by the UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne of a new levy on companies seeking to avoid income tax is firming up as a sign of what's to come for many jurisdictions around the world, including Australia. The business community is watching developments with increasing interest.

You Are What You Like: How to Get a Healthy Facebook Newsfeed

Ceri Matthias | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Tech
Ceri Matthias

Editing, like portion-control, can be a challenge, but 'cutting out' is really important to maintain a healthy Newsfeed. You may not spend money on Facebook but you are investing your time: Why waste that reading something of no benefit?

Time to Unleash the Value of Public Sector Data

Simon Dennis | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Tech
Simon Dennis

Both Government and the public sector are in the enviable position of having lots of data about UK citizens. However, the current culture, systems and processes make it difficult to unlock the insight held within that data to help improve services and drive efficiency.

Cybersecurity: 'Be Paranoid - It helps'

Caroline Hyde | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Tech
Caroline Hyde

Well, in the news they seem to be....and doesn't Sony know it. It is the latest big company to be thrown into the media spotlight as a result of highly embarrassing data breaches, reported to have occurred in both its Pictures and PlayStation units.

Michael Rundle

Tech In 2015: Drone Wars, Time Travel And, Er, Smartwatches I Guess? | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK Tech

HuffPost Tech Editor Michael Rundle reveals his detailed predictions for how 2015 will play out in the world of tech. January 2-8 At the...

The Must-Have Tech Gifts For Gadget-Loving Teens

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Tech

Teenagers may be uncommunicative, distant and difficult, but there's one language they universally understand and appreciate: technology. So when i...

Students' Plan To Grow Lettuce On Mars Is Hotting Up

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A student project which hopes to grow lettuce on Mars is hotting up after it was the only UK entry to reach the finals of an international competition...

Zoella Isn't Bad for Young Girls, But Branding Her Vacuous for Liking Make Up Is

Tilly Grove | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tilly Grove

The obsession society has with scrutinising young women in the public eye for their ability to be role models is nothing new, and is perpetuated even by women who consider themselves feminists. Wanting women to be empowered and free is surely at direct odds with wanting them to conform to a host of standards that make them 'appropriate' for the consumption of others...

A Very Chartbeat Christmas

Jack Riley | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Tech
Jack Riley

I did want to contribute to decking the halls this year, and I also wanted a challenge.... So I made some Christmas tree lights that change colour and pattern based on how many people are reading HuffPost.

Man Uses Coloured Lights In Port-A-Potties To Make Incredible Christmas Light Show

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Tech

Service Sanitation has a very unique way to show off their products this festive season. The port-a-potty company used coloured lights in the roofs...

Are Chicken McNuggets Disgusting 'Pink Slime' Or Actual Chicken?

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Tech

It's long been the question on every fast food fan's mind - how do they make Chicken McNuggets? Is there even any meat in them? McDonald's have alw...

Life Set To Get Much Tougher For 'Dark Net' Paedophiles

PA | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK

Millions of "sickening and depraved" child abuse images will be removed from the internet as part of an international crackdown being launched by the ...

Whether You're An Art Lover Or Artist-In-Training, These Apps Will Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Tech

When it comes to getting creative in 2014, there are a bevy of inspiring apps on offer, whether you're looking to indulge your inner Van Gogh - or see...

Rosie Stephenson: The Woman Who Wrote Over Three Thousand Articles on Wikipedia

Netha Hussain | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Netha Hussain

It has been over seven years since her first article on Wikipedia and Rosie, now 60, still keeps writing as enthusiastically as in the past. By now, she has created thousands of articles. Hundreds of them are about rivers, lakes, peninsulas, bays, islands and hamlets. There are also hundreds of biographies.