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Why your Most Intelligent Mobile Device Will Soon Be Your Car

Jaap Zuiderveld | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Tech
Jaap Zuiderveld

Thanks to the information being shared by these cars, traffic management systems have dealt with congestion black spots before they can affect you, so your journey is smooth and fast.

Is It Time for That Spring Cleaning?

Graham Welch | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Tech
Graham Welch

After this is all done, remediation should be performed to bring all systems up to date with the latest patches, but not before creating a change management process to help with versioning control and documentation.

Is Ubuntu's Lack Of Apps Undiluted Genius Or Tech Suicide?

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

When I first saw this phone, it felt like I was getting deja vu, as the shape of the phone makes it look almost identical to the Windows Lumia 635, even having 4.5" screen.

How Do I Make Friends Without Facebook?

Sarah Campbell | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Campbell

Unfortunately (or fortunately depending on how cute he's being) I had my son during my second year of university and while he may have saved my liver from another two years of cocktails served in pitchers, I was immediately ostracised from my old social life and the majority of my 'friends' disappeared.

Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid

Lara Platman | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lara Platman

Neighbours came out to see why the cars had slowed to find a wire coming out my kitchen window attached to my car. They asked if I could park there every day, which I did for the week and we all enjoyed a 'slow zone' during this time.

Watch: How To Train Like A Pro In The Alps

Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Sophie Radcliffe, adventurer and ironwoman, is gearing up to run the Annapurna circuit in Nepal so we’re joining her on a training run in Greenwich ...

How Smart Technology Is Helping Publishers Regain What They Lost to the Internet (Part I)

Will Bancroft | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Tech
Will Bancroft

Within these trends most publishers have ended up giving away their data too, without realising the true costs - to social networks, search engines and a plethora of free application providers. Yes, free apps have proved useful, but as they say: 'when the service is free, you're the product'.

The Age of the Algorithm

Miguel Milano | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Tech
Miguel Milano

Algorithms give us unprecedented analytical and prediction abilities. Using them, we are able to determine trends in human behaviour, changes in the output of machines and the occurrence of natural phenomena, to name just a few possibilities.

The Film Industry is Set to Change, What Can We Expect?

Paul Coggins | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Tech
Paul Coggins

If we take a quick look at this year's Golden Globe Award winners, the notion of a high-profile award winning film made for the mobile-first generation isn't as far-fetched as perhaps it first seems.

Algorithm Tinkering - Twitter and Facebook Creating More Problems Than They're Solving?

Chris Owen | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Tech
Chris Owen

The problem with this is that rather than solving a problem that exists, Twitter seems to be identifying one which doesn't, then creating another which didn't.

Remote Warfare - The Latest (failing) Phase of Counter Terrorism

Jon Moran | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK
Jon Moran

The reasoning behind these tactics they are not working. They are what military thinker Gian Gentile calls a strategy of tactics, the use of weapons and techniques because they seem to work rather than because they fit any larger long term plan.

Tech City: London's Hidden Gem

Roger Keenan | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Tech
Roger Keenan

With so many influential businesses working out of Tech City, it's understandable that such a wide array of consumer technology originates from Shoreditch.

Economic Success Requires Digital Innovators, Not Digital Cogs

Dr Ian Palmer | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Tech
Dr Ian Palmer

We need new thinkers who are digital natives, not just generating the exciting new intellectual property but being immersed in the technology to create and distribute this to the waiting world.

A Letter to a Sort-Of Friend

Jake Yapp | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Jake Yapp

We share our thoughts now, so publicly, in ways we never could before. We have opened a window onto our own stream of consciousness, and gleefully show the world aspects of our personality we wouldn't reveal if someone had come round for dinner.

This Future Astronaut Believes Space Exploration is Worth the Cost

The Cambridge Union Society | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Tech
The Cambridge Union Society

Where we diverged in opinion with the opposition was both on calculating the cost of space exploration and on calculating the true cost that neglecting to progress into the cosmos would bring to humanity.

Are Traditional Media Bosses Too Old to Compete in a Digital World?

Colin Morrison | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK
Colin Morrison

Sky News recently revealed that only 18% of 16-24-year-olds in the UK trusted mainstream media to provide them with relevant information. It's a media generation gap which is threatening to swallow up decades of newspapers, magazines and broadcast channels.

Eco-home design

Alissa Ugolini | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Alissa Ugolini

What really constitutes a green home and how can we employ this into the design of our own properties? Let's take a look at some of the latest and greatest design principles and features to help you toward a greener future.

London's Black Cabs. A Resilient, Iconic Industry In A Time Of Upheaval

Ivan Massow | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Politics
Ivan Massow

I hate to be the bearer of bad news but Taxi drivers probably need to accept the future of Uber being here to stay, as they did with minicabs. Let's not forget that as recently as 2009 there have been protests by black-cab drivers over minicabs when their business was licenced and formalised to make them safer.

Does Innovation Lead to Hibernation?

Jared Joffe | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Tech
Jared Joffe

On my commute to work this morning I overheard the start of a friendly debate between a young woman in her early 20's and an older man in his late 60's. They were talking about technology, and he asked her if she truly thought it had made our world a better place.

Seven Reasons That Facebook is Dangerous for Your Mental Health

Tayana Simons | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tayana Simons

No matter what you are doing or how happy you are, one look on Facebook can convince you that everyone you know is having a much better time than you.

Artificial Intelligence: Embrace Evolution!

Martijn de Wever | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK Tech
Martijn de Wever

Should we fear the speed of technological progress? We decided to not fear but embrace it. As fear is an emotion based on the disability to predict the outcome of a particular situation, we choose to become better at predicting and finding ways to assist us in making the right decision.

Consumers More Willing to Share Their Personal Data on Facebook Than on Any Other Social Network

Patrick Salyer | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK Tech
Patrick Salyer

ocial login is designed to provide absolute transparency, which means that brands are accountable to the promises they make when asking users to authenticate via their social identities.

Cheap Broadband 'Deals' Offer Less Than You Think for More Than You Realise

Dan Howdle | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK Tech
Dan Howdle

Most broadband deals are subject to restrictions on what you can and can't do with your connection at 'peak' times. Providers call it 'traffic management'. Customers call it 'throttling'. I'll leave it to your discretion which term you think best applies.

Code Halos: The Key to Improving Banks' Net Promoter Score

Tony Virdi | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK Tech
Tony Virdi

Consumer behaviour has been altered significantly by the rise of social media and mobile technology. Today's banking customers are always connected, always online and heavily influenced by social recommendations and word of mouth.

WATCH: A Virtual Test Drive With Samsung Note 4

Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Tech

The Huffington Post has put the new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 into the hands of eight people of note to see how it makes their day more creative and conne...