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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.

Why I'm not Excited About the Apple Announcement

Chris George | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Tech
Chris George

Apple without Steve Jobs is like Cuba without Fidel Castro. In practice there's very little functional difference, but seeing someone other than that iconic figure make a huge announcement just doesn't seem right.

Live Blog: Apple iPhone 5 Launch

Melanie Hick | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Tech

We're live blogging from Apple's London flagship store from 6pm this evening for the company's highly anticipated announcement. Live updates will ...

Hate Apple? Top 5 iPhone 4S Alternatives

Melanie Hick | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK Tech

Are you excited about the imminent announcement of Apple's new iPhone? Yes? Brilliant, let us know how your phone goes when you get it. If you're l...

UK To Get £50million Graphene Research Centre

Wired | Melanie Hick | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Tech

The miracle material graphene -- those ultra-strong atom-thick carbon nanosheets which could be used in everything from solar panels to aircraft wings...

Internet Fail: BT Broadband Outage

BBC | Melanie Hick | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK Tech

Power failure in Birmingham causes BT Broadband outage across the country....

Fifa 12 Beats Fifa 11: UK Games Charts Week 39

Melanie Hick | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK Tech

Fifa 12 has out-performed last year’s Fifa 11, taking out the title of third biggest launch week ever. Call of Duty’s two editions are the only ga...

HTC Security Flaw Exposes Personal Information

BBC | Melanie Hick | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK Tech

HTC is investigating claims that a security flaw in several of its mobile phones means personal information is being exposed....

London Hosts World's First Google Chromebooks Shop

Melanie Hick | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Tech

Currys and PC World on London’s Tottenham Court Road today became the world's first Google Chromebooks store, selling the low-priced internet-only l...

Ig Noble Prize Winners 2011

Melanie Hick | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Tech

Beetles definitely mate with beer bottles in Australia, tortoises are at no risk of contagious yawning and airborne wasabi can indeed wake people shou...

White Space: The New Free, Lifesaving Wi-fi

Melanie Hick | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK Tech

On Friday morning in a Cambridge meeting room, the future of free Wi-Fi will quietly be plotted. The first meeting of the "white space special interes...

New Photos: Hubble Captures Galaxy Blowing Bubbles (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK Tech

The Hubble telescope has captured pictures of the dwarf irregular galaxy Holmberg II blowing huge bubbles of glowing gas. The bubbles are the linge...

China Heads Into Space

BBC | Melanie Hick | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK Tech

China is due to launch its first space laboratory, Tiangong-1. The 10.5m-long, cylindrical module will be unmanned for the time being, but the coun...

PHOTO: James Dyson Award Shortlist Announced

The Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK Tech

The blindspot, a white cane with friend-finding technology, two prosthetic arm options and a reliable pump to provide clean water in developing countr...

Amazon Kindle Fire: Meet The New iPad Alternative

Melanie Hick | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK Tech

Amazon today announced the new Kindle Fire which promises to go head to head with the market-dominating tablet, Apple's iPad. The Amazon Kindle Fi...

New Amazon Kindle Fire: Live Blog Here

Melanie Hick | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK Tech

Our team is live in New York City at the Amazon media event where CEO Jeff Bezos is a new Amazon tablet called the Kindle Fire. For a roundup of...

Clever Crawly: Robot Snake Built By Bristol Engineers

BBC | Melanie Hick | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK Tech

A team of Bristol engineers have created a robotic snake which can wriggle into inaccessible and dangerous places....

Are You Ready For Amazon Kindle Fire?

Guardian.co.uk | Melanie Hick | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK Tech

Amazon is set to join the tablet wars on Wednesday as it launches a rival to Apple's best-selling iPad, a device that has made digital tombstones of a...

Mark Zuckerberg Killed A Bison

Mashable | Melanie Hick | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK Tech

Keeping with his commitment to only eat what he kills, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shot and killed a bison for food....

iPhone5 October 4 Launch Date Confirmed

Mashable | Melanie Hick | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK Tech

Apple has started sending invites for an iPhone event that will take place at Apple's Cupertino campus on October 4....