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IT Takes On The City: Silicon Milkroundabout Aims For Top Graduates

Melanie Hick | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Tech

London's Silicon Roundabout is taking aim at the City's recruitment "milk rounds" to entice UK graduates away from a career in banking and towards the...

Virgin Social Media? Richard Branson Invests In Tumblr

The Times | Melanie Hick | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Tech

Sir Richard Branson has made his first bet on a social network by investing millions in the American blogging platform Tumblr....

Missing For 2000 Years, Dead Sea Scrolls Now Online (VIDEO)

Melanie Hick | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Tech

The Dead Sea Scrolls, once missing for 2000 years, are now available online in high resolution thanks to Google and the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. The ...

Stalkbook: Facebook Tracks Your Movements When You're Logged Out

The Age | Melanie Hick | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Tech

An Australian technologist has caused a global stir after discovering Facebook tracks the websites its users visit even when they are logged out of th...

Jeb Corliss Flies Wing Suit Through 1300m High Cave

Melanie Hick | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Tech

"Oh my god," says Jeb Corliss, professional wing suit flyer as he lands in Zhangjiajie, China after coasting through a cave in a 1300m cliff. Watch th...

City Seeks To Buy .London Domain Name

Melanie Hick | Posted 23.11.2011 | UK Tech

London has lodged its interest in buying the .London domain name. The Mayor's official marketing and promotions agency, London and Partners, has taken...

Sars, HIV, Flu Can Jump Closely-Related Species

PA | Melanie Hick | Posted 23.11.2011 | UK Tech

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Scientists have gained fresh insight into how viruses such as Sars jump between species, which could help predict the emergence o...

Facebook F8 Updates: Live Blog

Melanie Hick | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Tech

The live blog from Facebook's F8 conference in San Francisco will being here at 5:30pm Greenwich mean time. What do you think of Facebook's ...

Best of The Facebook Update Memes

Melanie Hick | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Tech

Facebook has made some changes. Have you heard about it? These meme-makers have heard all about your reaction, and reflect your anger, grief and a...

New Facebook - a Minefield for Cheaters and an Assault on the Senses

Olivia Rose | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Tech
Olivia Rose

Once upon a time, Facebook was a tool that you could manipulate to show you more or less of what you wanted. Now, it's just gratuitous. Embarrassingly, I cried twice yesterday. Both times, it was because Facey B told me something I didn't want to hear.

Arielle Zuckerberg, Mark Zuckerberg's Sister, On Facebook Changes

TNW | Melanie Hick | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK Tech

As we prepare for F8 tomorrow, all eyes are on Facebook. Recent changes have included a new subscribe/unsubscribe model, similar to Twitter, smarter f...

Nasa: Black Hole's Flaring Jet

Melanie Hick | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK Tech

Nasa's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer has captured data of a black hole's flaring jet, re-created here in an artist's interpretation. 20,000 ...

Misty Pink: Nintendo's Christmas Saviour?

T3 | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK Tech

Nintendo today laid out a "misty pink"-coloured battle plan to revive its sagging fortunes and crush its rival Sony as the world stumbles towards econ...

Google Plus Open To Public: How To Get Plussed

Melanie Hick | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK Tech

After 3 months of beta testing amongst a select number of journalists and techy types, the Google Plus social network has now opened to the general pu...

Angry Birds Nebula (VIDEO)

EOS | Melanie Hick | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK Tech

Lambda Centauri Nebula, a cloud of glowing hydrogen and newborn stars in the constellation of Centaurus, has been named the Angry Bird by observers wh...

UK's First Public Hydrogen Fuel Pump

BBC | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK Tech

The UK's first public hydrogen filling station has opened in Swindon....

Entertainment Central? Facebook Set To Make Big Announcement At F8

Telegraph | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK Tech

Speculation continues to mount as to what Facebook, which now has more than 750 million members, will announce this Thursday....

Jeff Bezos and Gregg Zehr, Kindle Designers, Win Economist Innovation Award

Flickr | Melanie Hick | Posted 19.11.2011 | UK Tech

The Amazon Kindle creators Jeff Bezos and Gregg Zehr have been named as 2011's winners in the category of consumer-product innovation by The Economist...

Downton Abbey Crashes ITV Player

Melanie Hick | Posted 19.11.2011 | UK Tech

ITV Player, the commercial broadcaster's internet catch up service, crashed for several hours last night, as thousands of people tried to watch Downto...

Now You See Me: A History Of Stealth (PHOTOS)

Getty | Melanie Hick | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Tech

This week an invisibility cloak tank was the star of an international arms and technology show in London. Invisibility and stealth is not a new idea, ...

UK Gaming Award: GameCity Nottingham Prize Announced

Melanie Hick | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK Tech

GameCity, Europe's biggest gaming festival, has announced the shortlist for the inaugural GameCity Prize. The shortlist includes Minecraft, Ilomil...

Space-Age Driverless Pods Replace Buses At Terminal 5

The Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK Tech

Heathrow Airport has unveiled a driverless pod system designed to replace some bus services. Called ULTra (Urban Light Transit), the UK-designed ...

Bluetooth Speakers: New Bose SoundLink Plus Four Alternatives

Melanie Hick | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Tech

Bluetooth speakers are ideal for the beach, the park or to take to a friend's place for a nice glass of red. Here we look at five of the best, incl...

Time Waster In Chief: Angry Birds Costs Business $1.5 Billion

Melanie Hick | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Tech

The world's love of Angry Birds could be costing businesses over $1.5 billion in lost wages, according to an estimate from Alexis Madrigal of the Atla...

Dyson Unveils 'Hot' Fan Heater

The huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Tech

Design company Dyson has revealed its eagerly-awaited new product, a fan heater called the Dyson Hot. Based on the firm’s Air Multiplier fan, th...