UK Tech.

Couple's Wedding Venue Turns Out To Be A Pokemon Go Gym

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When Elizabeth Corps and Joe Whiddett were looking at venues for their wedding reception, a Surrey hotel with beautiful grounds seemed like the perfec...

How Clever Are You Really? Scientists Can Now Accurately Measure Human Intelligence

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK Tech

How clever do you think you are? Normally we would try and define such a benchmark using something like the IQ test. However a new MRI scanning techni...

When All Your Friends Are Addicted To Pokemon Go

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Tech

It’s official, Pokemon Go has stolen all of your friends and you worry you might never go back to your pre-Pikachu levels of friendship. You tried d...

How I Became an International Vlogger - And How You Can Do the Same

Ali-A | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Tech
Ali-A

It started quite slow, I mean I only got 100 subscribers in my first year, but then suddenly more and more people started watching the videos and making requests. I started using my mobile and doing little bits beforehand, where I'd talk into the camera, and started posting more regular 'Let's Play' videos and the next year was on about 1,000 subscribers, but then it started going mad... In 2011 I was already on 100,000 subscribers. That's when I realised it could be a fulltime job.

It's Time for All of Us to Do Something to Stand up for Decency, Civility and Respect for Other Human Beings Online

Yvette Cooper | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Politics
Yvette Cooper

Death threats, rape threats, refugees demonised, EU citizens told to go home, a Muslim Mayor targeted with islamophobia, a Jewish MP bombarded with anti-Semitic threats, young women campaigners called traitors or scum. Political debate online is being poisoned and it has to stop.. Time to start reporting, speaking out, standing up for others who are being targeted. They say evil triumphs when good people do nothing. Time for all of us to do something to stand up for decency, civility and respect for other human beings. Tim Berners-Lee said when he invented the world wide web, "this is for everyone." Lets make sure it stays so.

A Rare Pokemon Sighting Made This Happen In New York's Central Park

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 16.07.2016 | UK

Thousands of people have been filmed descending on New York’s Central Park to catch a rare Pokemon on Pokemon Go. Crowds involved in the mobile gami...

Professional Emojis Are No Longer Men Only

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Tech

Every day 90% of the world’s population uses emojis to express the things we can’t quite find the words for (or just because we love the aubergine...

Exposure To Artificial Light Could Be Making Us Ill While Ageing Us Prematurely

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Tech

Exposure to artificial lighting could not only be making us all ill but susceptible to diseases, according to a new study. The research by a team at t...

UK Families Still at Risk From Baby Monitor Hacking-Style Attacks

Dr Simon Rice | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Tech
Dr Simon Rice

Using two-step or two-factor authentication means that if your username and password are compromised, a criminal cannot gain access to your account data without also compromising your mobile phone or code generator. Therefore if you have this option turned on, your information has a much greater chance of remaining secure.

Pokémon Go Launches Without Addressing NSPCC Child Safety Concerns

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Parents

Pokémon Go has launched in the UK and ignored demands from the NSPCC to address safety concerns for children. NSPCC’s CEO, Peter Wanless, previousl...

More Evidence That Men And Women's Brains Function Differently

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Tech

We’ve all heard that men are from Mars and women are from Venus, but now a new study has shown that men and women could be more different than we pr...

Cinnamon Can Improve Poor Learning Ability, Scientists Claim

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Tech

You might want to consider adding cinnamon to your breakfast tomorrow, as a new study reveals the spice can actually help your ability to learn. The R...

Pokémon Go Players Paying For Babysitters To Catch Pokémon Whilst They Work

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Tech

We get it. People are obsessed with Pokémon Go. But it seems we have reached peak Pokémon as people are now arranging daycare for their app. That’...

Glaucoma Patients Could Have Their Blindness Reversed With New Treatment

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Tech

Glaucoma patients could have “irreversible” eye damage reversed after a breakthrough in optical nerve treatment. The study in mice, conducted by t...

Pokémon Go Is Having An Impact On Player's Mental Health

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Tech

Pokémon Go is already having a impact on player’s mental health, despite only being released a week ago. The app, which combines augmented reality ...

Pokémon Go Players Are Being Targeted By Armed Robbers, Say Police

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Tech

Police are warning Pokémon Go players to be extra vigilant after they arrested four armed robbers, suspected of deliberately targeting gamers. The O...

We Flew With Britain's New '£70M F-35B Lightning II Stealth Jets

The Huffington Post | Beau Atherton | Posted 09.07.2016 | UK Tech

Britain has received a rather exciting, new, gift in the shape of the F-35B Lightning II stealth jets. Dubbed the “most advanced fast jets in the wo...

Artificial Intelligence Wants Your Feedback On Its First Batch Of Beer

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK Tech

The world’s first beer brewed by artificial intelligence is here, and now the AI wants to know what you think of its efforts to help make it even ta...

The Changing Face of Childhood as We Know It

Ran Berger | Posted 07.07.2016 | UK Parents
Ran Berger

Summer holidays. Two words which can evoke a variety of emotions. For teachers, a giddy sense of relief. For parents, the all too common clutch of dread mixed with guilt. For kids, pure thrill - hazy days stretch out before them, 6 weeks feeling like an eternity.

If You Could Communicate Through a Hand Strap, a Mirror or a Ring - Would You?

Saadia R. Chevel | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Tech
Saadia R. Chevel

Can you imagine a world where you don't need to touch your smart phone to: communicate with people, track the physical changes in your body or ask for help in case of an emergency? Technology has always been an intrinsic part of our society. Consequently, in today's world, the focus lies on how technology can be leveraged for positive social change.

What Your Snapchat Filter Says About You

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Tech

Unless you've been living under a rock without wi-fi, you'll be familiar with Snapchat. This is the app that allows us to procrastinate more than any ...

Tech's Healthy Disregard for the Arcane Machines

Steve Loynes | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Tech
Steve Loynes

From a technologist's perspective, the notion of countries separating is mind-bogglingly antiquated. Technology is a unifier. Technology helps people communicate wherever they are in the world. It has brought about the 'death of distance' and spawned our era's most significant philanthropists.

How Technology Has Changed the World of TV Entertainment

Sean Farrington | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
Sean Farrington

Looking around the pub, with the match in full swing and England desperately pushing for a winner, it struck me how few people - who had come dressed head to toe in England gear - were actually watching the match! Most were buried in their mobile phones or tablets, participating in what is a revolution in how we watch sport and TV entertainment in general.

Artificial Pancreas Likely To Be Available By 2018

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 04.07.2016 | UK Tech

An artificial pancreas treatment could be a reality for diabetes patients by 2018. Scientists at the University of Cambridge are “closing the loop...

If You Rely On Fertility Apps You May Be At Risk Of Unwanted Pregnancy

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Women are at risk of unwanted pregnancy if they're relying on a smartphone app to monitor their fertility levels in place of more traditional contrace...