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Lightning Returns Final Fantasy XIII Interview With Yoshinori Kitase and Yuji Abe

Andrew Edney | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII was released this week and I had the chance to sit down with Yoshinori Kitase and Yuji Abe to once again talk all things Lightning.

Coming Back in From the Cold - Why Microsoft Needs to Build Bridges in Industry Circles

Philip Letts | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Tech
Philip Letts

To anyone who takes only a cursory interest in the tech world, it's quite hard to understand how Microsoft has gotten itself into quite such a difficult situation. They were giants and pioneers, and they had it all. They were shaping the world, and suddenly the world left them behind - fascinating and terrifying to watch all at once.

Exploring the Use of Snooker Game in Education - Part One

Yetunde Adediran | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Yetunde Adediran

Having seen pupils struggling to use different types of technology in the classroom, I was intrigued by what the Snooker gaming enables children to do.

This Is How Living On Mars Might Look Like

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Tech

We're still not quite sure how to get to, land on or get off Mars just yet, but that hasn't stopped a Canadian designer envisaging what our Red Planet...

Nasa Probe Shares Its View Of The Moon

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa's LADEE probe has beamed some pretty astounding images of it's view of the Moon. ...

Level 999 Of Flappy Bird. This Guy Did It.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Tech

Think you're good at 'Flappy Bird'? You're not. This guy is good. And look what happens when you reach level 999! Ok, so it's not actually real...

Man Vs Machine In Epic Table Tennis Battle

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Tech

If he loses humanity is doomed... A German table tennis champion is to square up against an industrial production robot. Timo Boll will take on ...

PICS: There Are LOTS Of Winter Olympians On Tinder

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Tech

One of the legends that surrounds the Olympics is the idea that - once the competitions are done - the Olympic Village essentially becomes a Bacchanal...

Computer Says No Thanks, You're Not My Type

Geoff Lloyd | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Geoff Lloyd

The main obstacle to forming a relationship with a voice-activated computer assistant is embarrassment... It's the awkwardness of the interaction: It's impossible to talk to an electronic device without feeling ridiculous. Try it in public, and worry that anyone in earshot assumes you've had a full-on breakdown.

What's In a Stone? Curling a Volcano Into the Winter Olympics

Professor Dougal Jerram | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK Sport
Professor Dougal Jerram

The whole of curling worldwide shares one simple yet geologically significant secret. That secret is held in the smoothed blue/grey stones that are pushed down the ice, known as the 'curling stones'.

Revealed: How Genetically Modified Food Is Finding Its Way Onto Your Dinner Plate

Andrew Wasley | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK
Andrew Wasley

Unknown to many, about 30 million tonnes of GM animal feed is thought to be imported into Europe each year to feed pigs, poultry, dairy and beef cattle, as well as farmed fish. The UK imports an estimated 140,000 tonnes of GM soya and as much as 300,000 tonnes of GM maize annually for use as animal feed.

A Hotel. Shaped Like A Colon.

ITN | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Tech

In Belgium you can stay in a hotel shaped like a human colon. Seriously......

Tech Powers Social Good - the Enablers, Protectors, Healers and Eco-Warriors to Watch

Shivvy Jervis | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Tech
Shivvy Jervis

I'm always scouring the web, news and events circuit for the fascinating advances in technology that have high potential for social impact. Some just prompt me to stop and think "Now that's just both useful and clever".

How Personalised News Can Actually Help Us Live Longer

Grant Feller | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Tech
Grant Feller

The less privacy I attach to my health, the greater my chances of living longer. And the more health-positive messages I receive, perhaps the greater chance of me becoming a healthier person and thus less of a liability to insurers.

Meet Your New Favourite Twitter Account

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Tech

Meet your new favourite Twitter account... This is Drawn Your Tweet, an account that does exactly that - draws your tweets in a gorgeously fun...

Try Screen Free Time This Half Term

Sigrid Daniel | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK Tech
Sigrid Daniel

From Spring-themed fun to indoors entertainment, here are six fun-packed ideas for everyone. None of them involve a screen -- so get yourselves and your children reconnected with the physical world this half term.

For the Love of Health Tech

Natasha Chowdory | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Tech
Natasha Chowdory

Everyone talks about going to the gym and eating healthy etc etc. But these things just seem to require so much effort. While I do all of the above, in the last year or so, because of my crazy schedule I've been thinking of ways that I can supplement what I do. Enter - health tech!!

Jony Ive Disappears From Apple Exec List

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Tech

UPDATE: Jony Ive is back on the page. Panic over folks... Sir Jony Ive - the man responsible for the design of iconic Apple products - has mysteri...

How To Bag An Asteroid

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Tech

It's just over a year ago that an asteroid exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia, with more power than a nuclear bomb, highlighting the dangers posed by n...

Win A LEGO Movie Bundle

The Huffington Post | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Tech

To celebrate the release of THE LEGO® MOVIE, IN CINEMAS NOW! We’ve got a competition for three lucky people to win some great THE LEGO® MOVIE good...

Are Books on TV Dead? Enter the Bloggersphere

Hannah Beckerman | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Hannah Beckerman

How do you make programmes about books that people actually want to watch? And who - or what - should fill the gap left by the absence of books on mainstream TV? Macmillan clearly hope they've found the answer

Nanomotors Used In Living Human Tissue For First Time

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Tech

Tiny nanomotors powered by ultrasonic waves and steered with magnets have been deployed in living human cells for the first time ever. Scientists a...

Moral Opposition To Animal Testing Is On The Rise

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK

Opposition to the use of animals in scientific experiments has grown significantly over the last decade, a study suggests. Researchers analysed sur...

Marty Mc Fly's Power Laces Are Almost Here

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Tech

Remember these? Power laces. The coolest thing to ever keep a shoe on your foot - only they're not real. But Tinker Hatfield, a designer at ...

Labour Is Setting the Pace - Online as Well as on the Streets

Michael Dugher | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Politics
Michael Dugher

How we communicate continues to change. The rise of social media and online news means that elections will be fought in new ways. It will be quicker, more open, more democratic and more discursive, not least because for the first time it will also be fought online. Broadcast media still continues to dominate, but the fast-declining, overwhelmingly Conservative-supporting press will not have anything like the disproportionate influence they have had in the past.