UK Tech.

Hey Starbucks! I'll Have a Latte and a Laptop Stand

Raquel Baetz | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Tech
Raquel Baetz

Now that we can take our work anywhere - we do. But typically, we don't take our ergonomic accessories with us. It's understandable - who really wants to lug a laptop stand, detachable keyboard and mouse to Starbucks?

Does Great YouTube Power Come With Great Responsibility?

Emma J Brooke | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Tech
Emma J Brooke

While it takes all of two seconds to find out how to do the perfect eyeliner flick, it's not so easy to find a vlogger talking about the UK general election in a way that's relevant and engaging to a mass audience.

Self-Driving Cars Are Going To Make You Throw Up

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Tech

Be careful in your first ride of your brand new luxury self-driving Mercedes or Tesla - you don't want to spew chunks over the leather interior. Sc...

Apple's New Emojis Struggle To Include Everyone Despite Claims Of Diversity

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Tech

The release of Apple's latest software update has brought with it the long-awaited "racially diverse" emojis, but problems popped up almost instantly....

Bridging the Science, Engineering, Technology and Mathematics sector (STEM) Gender Gap Through Apprenticeships

Ian Williams | Posted 07.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Ian Williams

The idea that science is better suited to males is not only unfair and outdated, but could potentially damage the future of our energy supply. We need the skills of both male and females to be able to make the breakthroughs necessary to deliver affordable energy sustainably, meaning a diverse workforce is key.

All the Right Building Blocks Are in Place for a Northern Powerhouse - Let's Not Blow It

Katie Gallagher | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Tech
Katie Gallagher

The government's objective of creating a Northern powerhouse of jobs, investment and prosperity has been a long time coming and with just over a month until the general election, a change in power could mean major political changes to the tech agenda.


Danny Weitzkorn | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Tech
Danny Weitzkorn

The backlash was clearly not envisaged, and raises the question how did the artists, many of whom have their own brands, or are seen as brands in their own right, manage to get it so wrong?

How a Little Online Dog Meat Mischief on Twitter Went Just a Little Too Far

Gary Gowers | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK Tech
Gary Gowers

The ease of access to customers has been made even simpler for advertisers with the rise and rise of social media, and Facebook and Twitter provide a one-click route into the palm of a customer's hand.

Would Labour Get Our Broadband Working?

Dave Page | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Tech
Dave Page

Britain needs better broadband. It needs universally adequate broadband, in every city, every town and down every country lane. Broadband is the fourth utility. It is not a luxury, it is a necessity. Just as we need water to come out when we turn on the tap, we need broadband to work when we go online.

Why EE Film Club Will Work

Jason Mander | Posted 07.06.2015 | UK Tech
Jason Mander

Back in December, when EE announced that the end of Orange Wednesdays was imminent, the network tried to soften the blow by teasing a new promotion ...

Why 2015 Must Be The Year to Protect the Lungs of the Earth

Tony Juniper | Posted 07.06.2015 | UK Tech
Tony Juniper

As countries struggle to reduce emissions from the combustion of fossil fuels, this is a very significant conclusion that should reshape the international climate change agenda. But what to do, it is after all not as if there haven't been serious efforts down the decades to halt forest loss?

Plop Me A Line - Why Toilet Phonecalls Are Not Okay

Sophie Deal | Posted 07.06.2015 | UK Comedy
Sophie Deal

Allow me to share a recent experience. I was sitting minding my own business (literally) in a toilet cubicle at work. The next thing I knew, a phone started buzzing in the cubicle next to me. What happened next violently shook the unspoken rules of toilet etiquette. She answered it.

Online Learning - the Best Is Yet to Come

Professor Maurits van Rooijen | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Professor Maurits van Rooijen

With traditional education locking out the majority of the world's population it is clear that online learning has a huge role to play. Especially given the obvious fact that it is impossible for all young people in Asia and Africa to travel to North America and Europe to experience higher education.

Those Mystery Black Smoke Rings Are Back...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Tech

Creepy footage emerging from Kazakhstan shows a mysterious black and smoky ring hovering in the sky. The mysterious sight disappeared into thin air...

The Power of Personalised Interactive Video Billing

Tim Barber | Posted 06.06.2015 | UK Tech
Tim Barber

Video is huge. A shift in lifestyles, an increase in device ownership, the improvement in quality of film produced on devices and the ease of sharing it are all key drivers for the uptake of video. As consumers, we watch hundreds of millions of hours on YouTube every day.

Can Cryptocurrencies and Micro-Tipping Really Kill Pesky Display Ads?

Will Bancroft | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Tech
Will Bancroft

When the Internet blew up, how we consume and pay for content changed forever. Instead of having to buy the whole newspaper, or magazine, we were able to browse just the articles we were most interested in. Publishers moved to sell digital ad space, just as they did in physical publications before.

Are You Living Life Through a Filter?

Charli Cohen | Posted 06.06.2015 | UK Tech
Charli Cohen

Somewhere between arranging the napkins for an optimal 'flat lay' and obsessively checking to see whether the 'likes' for my pancakes had made it into triple figures yet, I realised this. I had become an Instagram Wanker.

Granny Dies After Vodafone Cut Off Her Mobile

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Tech

A 78-year-old grandmother has died after telecoms giant Vodafone cut her mobile phone service without her knowledge. Sheila Secker has topped up he...

Incubator London: We are the World's FinTech Leaders and We Need to Brag About It

Ivan Massow | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Tech
Ivan Massow

We must build on our incredible financial, FinTech and technology success. We must help ideas incubate from thought to reality, then retain startups when they are a success using our incredible financial services resource.

Twitter Is Digging Its Own Grave

Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Tech
Ryan Barrell

If they truly want to stay relevant and prevent a mass exodus, they need to go a different way. And that's not by doing what everyone else is doing - copying Snapchat - it's by looking to the past and stealing from the future.

How to Get to the Top of Apple's Newsstand Chart

Mark Roland | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Tech
Mark Roland

Just as we were thinking about launching a magazine independently, financed by maxed out credit cards and money found down the back of the sofa, it seemed that suddenly we could slug it out with the big boys and girls on an almost even playing ground. We would be able to get to our niche audience via the magic of the internet.

This Week's Top Five Tech Stories You Should've Read

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2015 | UK Tech
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We've gone through all the April Fools pranks to bring up five stories you really should've had a look at this week, in case you missed something impo...

How Science Became the New Comedy

Priya Shetty | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Comedy
Priya Shetty

It wasn't actually that long ago that science was a topic that gave everyone but eggheads a headache. While lesser minds obsessed over things like looking cool, and having sex, and getting invited to parties, the nerd could go about life smug in the knowledge that we knew how things really worked.

Easy, Inexpensive Ways to Protect Computer Users From Musculoskeletal Pain

Raquel Baetz | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Tech
Raquel Baetz

Pain associated with the use of computers and other digital devices is now a common occurrence. It's no surprise as all of us are on our devices from the moment we wake up in the morning until right before we shut our eyes again at night.

Why I Chose to Judge Startups With MassChallenge UK

David Akka | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Tech
David Akka

For most people, the word "startup" conjures a generic image of young people working long hours building some frothy, hyped-up social app and making a lot of money when it's inexplicably bought by a large company, but outside of Silicon Valley you get some very different startup cultures.