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Heather Knight: The Future Is Robotic

Melanie Hick | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK Tech

Heather Knight is a social roboticist who runs Marilyn Monrobot in New York City. She wants to bring together science and art, to develop robots with ...

VIDEO: Forza Motorsport 4 For Xbox 360 Launches With Ferrari, McClaren, Pagani

Jeff Moore/Rosie Hallam/Microsoft | Melanie Hick | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK Tech

Some £8.2 million-worth of luxury cars including the Bugatti Veyron, a carbon Pagani Zonda, a McLaren F1 and a Ferrari Enzo roared into Shoreditch, L...

Formula One Race Technology Could Help Beat Traffic Jams

Melanie Hick | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK Tech

Formula One racing technology could be used to beat traffic jams and make airports run more smoothly, Geoff McGrath, Managing Director McClaren Applie...

Distro: New Engadget App Delivers Weekly Tech Magazine

Melanie Hick | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK Tech

Engadget has just launched its new magazine iPad app called Distro. Yes, it's from the same stable as Huffington Post, but even if we weren't raised i...

Top Seven Malicious Android Phone Attacks

Melanie Hick | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK Tech

Premium rate number billing scams, spyware, pay-per-click scams and search engine poisoning are just some of the top seven attacks being directed at A...

Bug-Powered Smartphone (VIDEO)

Melanie Hick | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK Tech

A praying mantis, a tarantula and a team of shiny beetles have been roped in to prove, well, to prove that watching beetles power a smart phone is qui...

BlackBerry Balls Up: BBM, Wi-Fi And Phone Network Down For Second Day

Melanie Hick | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK Tech

The BlackBerry/RIM network was down again this afternoon for the second day running and angry customers turned to Twitter to vent their rage, as RIM p...

Michele Hyron: 'London 2012 Not A Technology Showcase'

Melanie Hick | Posted 10.12.2011 | UK Tech

London 2012 will not be a showcase of the latest technology like cloud computing and instead will run on trusted technology proven during the Beijing ...

London 2012 Behind The Scenes: Technical Olympics Operations Centre Unveiled (VIDEO)

Melanie Hick | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Tech

For the first time in the history of the Olympic Games, fans and commentators will see instant results as events take place, thanks to London 2012's n...

Kevin McCloud: End Of The Low Tech House

Melanie Hick | Posted 09.12.2011 | UK Tech

The low tech house may be over, but the high tech future is sustainable, says Grand Designs' Kevin McCloud at Grand Designs Live in Birmingham. Spe...

Are you a Mac or a PC? Why Looking Back at Steve Jobs' Life has Solidified my Belief that Macs are the Future

Olivia Rose | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Tech
Olivia Rose

If it wasn't for the Macs of this world, pushing the boundaries of what a job description is and could be, questioning the mundaneness of the 9-5, really progressing with new ideas and never stopping to question why, we'd all be stuck in a world with PCs that run beautifully well but never change.

Lara Croft Leads V&A's 2012 Exhibition Of British Design

Melanie Hick | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Tech

Lara Croft, the Jaguar E-type, an LED dress and Concorde will star in the Victoria and Albert Museum's exhibition of British design, which will launch...

Byte Night 2011: Techies take to the streets to Show why IT Matters

Ken Deeks | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Tech
Ken Deeks

Tonight will be a challenge, but it will also make a significant difference to the lives of many disadvantaged young people in the UK.

Foursquare Set To Open London

The Drum | Melanie Hick | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Tech

Foursquare is set to open a UK office. The social media outfit is expected to open a London office by the end of the year in an effort to develop bett...

Death Reveals Jobs as a Giant, and Apple as Vulnerable

Patrick Garratt | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Tech
Patrick Garratt

While it's right to remember Jobs' life and legacy, what matters is understanding what this giant brought to the modern world. His true success was in transforming pure capitalism into a force that touched people's lives and changed them for what they perceived to be the better.

Huge And Smart: HTC Sensation XL Lives Up To Its Name

Melanie Hick | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Tech

HTC's latest phone, the HTC Sensation XL is designed to take on the Apple iPhone. Slim and powerful with a super bright screen, it packs an 8 megapixe...

(PHOTOS) Beautiful Photos Of Science Under The Microscope

Melanie Hick | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Tech

Beautifully diverse grains of sand, the underbelly of creepy crawlies and the magnificent colours of essential minerals are some of the winners of thi...

iPad, iPod And Apple II - The Ten Best Apple Inventions

Melanie Hick | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Tech

The Apple iPad, iPod, Apple II, iTunes and the ubiquitous iPhone are just a few of the top ten inventions that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs brought us....

Apple Finds The Price Of Disappointment Is $2 Billion

Posted 05.12.2011 | UK

Apple saw $2.07 billion (£1.3 billion) wiped off its share price after disappointing markets with the release of the iPhone 4S on Tuesday. Analysts a...

WWII Code-Breaking Centre Bletchley Park Gets £4.6 million Boost

PA | Melanie Hick | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Tech

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The Second World War code-breaking centre at Bletchley Park is to receive £4.6 million to help restore the site that played a pi...

The Nobel Prize at the End of the Universe

Dr David Whitehouse | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Tech
Dr David Whitehouse

For the second time in five years the Nobel Prize in Physics has gone to astronomy, to two teams, one in the United States and the other in Australia, that charted the outer reaches of the universe using distant stellar explosions as probes of its expansion, and whilst sifting through the light of long dead stars discovered the unexpected fate of all things.

(VIDEO) Apple Unveils iPhone 4S: Available In UK From October 14

Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Tech

Apple has revealed the latest incarnation of its iPhone handset design, the iPhone 4S, featuring voice recognition software. Speaking to an audie...

(VIDEO) Meet Siri: iPhone4S' New Artificial Intelligence Personal Assistant

Melanie Hick | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Tech

Siri, the "artificial intelligence" personal assistant was one of the highly circulated rumours that came true at Apple's new product launch tonight i...

Nobel Physics Prize Goes To Project About Entire Universe

Melanie Hick | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Tech

The 2011 Nobel Prize for physics has been awarded to a project that looks at the biggest subject imaginable - the entire universe. One half of the ...

The Nobel Prize for "nutty" Physics

Michael Brooks | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Tech
Michael Brooks

We don't yet know what dark energy is, or where it comes from. We can't tax it, we can't use it to bolster economic growth and it is not going to solve rising fuel prices or alleviate climate change. But sometimes knowledge is its own reward. Even if it is nutty-sounding.