UK Tech.

Protecting Our Children From Harm in the Digital World as Well as the Physical

Baroness Joanna Shields | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK Politics
Baroness Joanna Shields

In a profound act of role reversal, we as parents, educators, law enforcement agencies, civil society, who are meant to be the guardians of children, find ourselves behind the curve. But it remains our duty to stand at the gates of childhood and protect our children from harm and that means protecting them in the digital world as well as in the physical world.

Anonymous Have Released A 'How To' Hack ISIS Guide

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK Tech

Anonymous have released a "how to" guide for wannabe hackers, in the hopes of gaining more recruits in their cyberwar against Islamic State. The gr...

Anonymous Have Forced ISIS To Issue Guidelines On How Not To Get Hacked

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Tech

Islamic State has issued five points of guidance to their members on how to avoid being hacked, following Anonymous' promise to "hunt" the terrorists ...

Leaders From Roland Mouret, H&M, & Vivienne Westwood At UK Houses of Parliament: Taking Sustainable Fashion to Scale

Tamsin Lejeune | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Style
Tamsin Lejeune

On Wednesday 11 November 2015, we brought together more than thirty fashion designers, leading journalists and CEOs of major brands, retailers and manufacturers at the UK Houses of Parliament to discuss how sustainability can be taken to scale in the fashion and textiles industry and how the new Mysource.io platform will make that possible.

Don't Be Fooled By Artificial Conventional Wisdom About Artificial Intelligence

Dominic Trigg | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Tech
Dominic Trigg

It can only be good news that the British public are proving not just to be open-minded, sober and relaxed, but positive and ambitious about AI and the possibilities that AI could bring.

Internet Trolls and Uncivil Disagreement

Julian Vigo | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Tech
Julian Vigo

Having a different point of view in the bygone days of coffee shop rendez-vous while sustaining vigorous debate used to be a good thing. Today having a different point of view means that the unusual individual is a bigot, a foe, a murderer, and a general traitor to the "established" group think on any number of subjects. Take your pick.

IWF Confirms Hash List Success at the #WePROTECT Summit

Susie Hargreaves | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Tech
Susie Hargreaves

Just four days after the tragic events in Paris, it's been good to see so many countries gathered at the #WePROTECT summit in Abu Dhabi with the joint mission of making the world a more hostile place to share images of child sexual abuse material (CSAM) online.

Peace for Paris: Why Social Media CAN Make a Difference

Rachael Chadwick | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Tech
Rachael Chadwick

I have witnessed and heard several slammings of the French Tricolour profile picture on Facebook and the sharing of the 'Peace for Paris' symbol with some questioning, 'How does this even help?' Are you kidding?

LEGO's Amazing New Slippers Will Spare Parents A Pain Like No Other

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Tech

Rogue LEGO blocks are traditionally one of the primary causes of misery during play time. Parents more often than not, have to shield their childre...

Isis 'Could Use Cyber Attacks To Target Hospitals And Power Stations'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK

The self-proclaimed Islamic State terror group wants to attempt deadly cyber-attacks on UK targets, George Osborne has warned. Power stations, hosp...

2015's Word Of The Year Isn't Even A Word

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK

Oxford📕💖word is😂, many👩are😡, some are😀, be most think it's💩. In an age where people are limited to 140 characters and reply to...

The Seven Guys You'll Find on Dating Apps

Krissie Rogers | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Krissie Rogers

It has become obvious to me that certain apps have certain reputations and whilst many are claiming their users are seeking meaningful relationships, I find this hard to believe judging by the types of guys I come across time and time again. Here are the seven stereotypical male profiles you are likely to find on dating apps...

Press Paywalls Are Dying Because Tech Giants Are Eating Our Media

Paul Blanchard | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK
Paul Blanchard

The Sun ditched its paywall. Not a surprise. Everyone nodded sagely. You can sell more advertising without one, they said. Look at the Daily Mail. Paywalls are so last year. But everyone missed a huge red flag: dropping paywalls is another sign that we're on the cusp of the biggest revolution in media that the world has ever seen.

Dancers On Hoverboards Nail Routine To Justin Bieber's 'Sorry'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Anyone who's ever used a hoverboard will know how difficult it can be to maintain balance without ending up on the floor. That's why this video, wh...

Anonymous Has Unveiled Its ISIS Hit List

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Tech

Anonymous has held to its promise of war against Islamic State by unveiling its first batch of targets. In a post on Pastebin, the hit list include...

Electronic Devices Should Come With 'Bedtime Mode' To Improve Sleep

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Smartphones and electronic devices should come with a special "bedtime mode" to help people sleep better, a health expert has urged. Professor Paul...

This Guy Got A Humiliating Lesson In How Not To Use A GoPro

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Tech

We can all safely agree that GoPros are wonderful little devices that can capture some awe-inspiring moments. So when Joseph P Griffin received on...

Anonymous Have Promised To 'Hunt Down' Islamic State After The Massacre In Paris

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Tech

Anonymous has declared war against Islamic State following the deadly terrorist attack that killed at least 129 people on Friday night. The online ...

Should We Be Doing More Than Changing Our Facebook Profile Picture?

Robin Pepper | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Tech
Robin Pepper

Please don't just change your picture because it's the latest internet trend. Solidarity isn't about changing your profile picture. It's too easy to do that. It's about changing your attitude and uniting with everyone. It's deeply screwed up and scary to think that if I changed my profile picture every time there is lives lost at the hands of extremism, I would be changing it every day.

After Facebook's Response To Paris People Are Accusing It Of Ignoring The Middle East

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Tech

Mark Zuckerberg has explained Facebook's response to the deadly Paris attacks after several users accused the social media giant of not treating inter...

Gravity: Can Art Shed Light on Scientific Theory?

Katherine Templar Lewis | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Tech
Katherine Templar Lewis

Last weekend Art Kinetica set up camp in the Hospital Club, London for a three day festival: Gravity. The festival and accompanying exhibition ties in with the 100th year anniversary of Einstein's Theory of Relativity and marks the start of a three month residency which will showcase the work of 17 'transdisciplinary' artists.

17 Things People Need to Stop Telling Me About My Moschino Phone Case

Victoria Drysdale | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Style
Victoria Drysdale

I know, I probably deserve it, anyone who willingly buys something so ridiculous probably does. But in truth it was purchased for my own entertainment, and also because I smash my iPhone as frequently as plates at a Greek wedding. Anyway, here are the 17 things people need to stop telling me about my phone case.

Someone Filmed An Eerie Video Of The Earth 'Breathing'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Tech

Forests are not usually magical places. Well, that's what we thought until someone filmed a Canadian forest in action. Brian Nuttall, who was walki...

Facebook's Awesome New Feature Actually Protects Your Kids' Privacy

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Tech

Facebook will automatically warn parents if and when they are about to share family pictures with the general public. The alerts will pop up, for ...

A THIRD Mysterious 'UFO' Has Landed In Spain And Experts Are Still Clueless

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Tech

Another black space object has reportedly landed in rural Spain, according to local news outlet Olive Press. The mysterious orb that was reportedl...