UK Tech.

Twitter Is Digging Its Own Grave

Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Tech
Ryan Barrell

If they truly want to stay relevant and prevent a mass exodus, they need to go a different way. And that's not by doing what everyone else is doing - copying Snapchat - it's by looking to the past and stealing from the future.

How to Get to the Top of Apple's Newsstand Chart

Mark Roland | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Tech
Mark Roland

Just as we were thinking about launching a magazine independently, financed by maxed out credit cards and money found down the back of the sofa, it seemed that suddenly we could slug it out with the big boys and girls on an almost even playing ground. We would be able to get to our niche audience via the magic of the internet.

This Week's Top Five Tech Stories You Should've Read

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2015 | UK Tech
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We've gone through all the April Fools pranks to bring up five stories you really should've had a look at this week, in case you missed something impo...

How Science Became the New Comedy

Priya Shetty | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Comedy
Priya Shetty

It wasn't actually that long ago that science was a topic that gave everyone but eggheads a headache. While lesser minds obsessed over things like looking cool, and having sex, and getting invited to parties, the nerd could go about life smug in the knowledge that we knew how things really worked.

Easy, Inexpensive Ways to Protect Computer Users From Musculoskeletal Pain

Raquel Baetz | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Tech
Raquel Baetz

Pain associated with the use of computers and other digital devices is now a common occurrence. It's no surprise as all of us are on our devices from the moment we wake up in the morning until right before we shut our eyes again at night.

Why I Chose to Judge Startups With MassChallenge UK

David Akka | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Tech
David Akka

For most people, the word "startup" conjures a generic image of young people working long hours building some frothy, hyped-up social app and making a lot of money when it's inexplicably bought by a large company, but outside of Silicon Valley you get some very different startup cultures.

Who's Lurking in Your Mobile?

David Emm | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Tech
David Emm

Technology is taking over every aspect of our daily lives, and as it does so we become exposed to the associated dangers. One of the biggest threats is the device we carry with us 24/7 - our smartphone.

Data Storage: What Can Consumers Learn From Data Centres?

Roger Keenan | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Tech
Roger Keenan

Research into personal data storage has found that although more people backup their data, a shocking 65 per cent of people who lost data last year actually had a solution in place. Clearly, there are lessons which need to be learned - and fast.

How Will the Apple Watch Prove Its Usefulness?

Miguel Milano | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Tech
Miguel Milano

The possibilities that the Apple Watch opens to us are just the first step in how we will ultimately view wearables. Like other Apple devices, the Watch reimagines our relationship with technology and redefines the way people engage - with brands, with friends, with essential services and within the workplace.

You Will Immediately Regret Pushing Reddit's Infuriating Button

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK

It's The Button which you shouldn't press — an inspired April Fool's joke from Reddit that is excruciating its users. The Button features a timer...

Facebook News - One Step Closer to Facebook Media Inc?

Paul Blanchard | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Tech
Paul Blanchard

Currently, if you want to read a news story while in Facebook, you need to effectively leave Facebook to read it. But according to those who know these things, Facebook is currently developing a new interface which will host news stories from the world's media within Facebook itself.

Seven Scientists You Didn't Know Were LGBT (or Even Existed!)

Stephanie Rankin | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Tech
Stephanie Rankin

A lot of LGBT scientists did not 'come out' in the past because they lived in a time where being gay or bisexual or transgender was quite simply not accepted. But they don't have to do that anymore. So let's solve this lack of knowledge about LGBT scientists. Here are seven scientists you probably didn't know were LGBT (or maybe you didn't even know they existed!).

Attracting Young Voters - Addressing The Gap

Danny Weitzkorn | Posted 30.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Danny Weitzkorn

There is an understanding across many young people that not every problem will be able to be solved in one go, therefore all they ask for in return is politicians who are pragmatic and honest, who answer a question that is given to them and are not intent on spinning said question to suit their agenda.

Brand Development in Scandinavian Style

Ehsan Khodarahmi | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK Tech
Ehsan Khodarahmi

The region has proved that innovation is the key factor to growth and sustainability; hence they invest in research and development. In fact Scandinavia has the highest number of researchers per million people; with Finland being the world leader followed by Denmark.

Criminals Shopping for Your Data

Graham Welch | Posted 30.05.2015 | UK Tech
Graham Welch

Loss of trust, though, goes far beyond the cost of lost orders and visitors; many studies have concluded that businesses that suffer a significant data breach or hack experience record drops in innovation and staff numbers as a result.

Using Data and Insights to Unleash Brand Creativity

Owen Sagness | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK Tech
Owen Sagness

As technology becomes ubiquitous, it provides a means for brands to extend and enrich real life experiences. If marketers are prepared to take a leap of faith and explore these future visions, it will unleash their creativity now, driving innovation and cutting through the noise.

"Reports of Bitcoin's Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated" (With Apologies to Mark Twain)

Peter Greenhill | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK Tech
Peter Greenhill

A massive Bitcoin price drop since the dizzy heights it enjoyed a year ago, UK clearing banks refusing to open accounts for companies in the sector (even those merely supplying software or services to the sector) and the hacking Europe's largest Digital Currency Exchange, Bitstamp, have all been widely reported and referred to by the naysayers.

Why We Need Dot Everyone - A Public Institution for the Digital Age

Baroness Lane Fox | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK Politics
Baroness Lane Fox

A new institution could be the catalyst we need to shape the world we want to live in and Britain's role in that world. Today, we're letting big commercial technology platforms shape much of our digital lives, dominating the debate about everything from online privacy to how we build smart cities.

These Students Figured How To Put Fire Out With Sound Waves

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A pair of engineering students have figured out how to extinguish fire using sound waves. Mind-bogglingly awesome, right? The talented duo ...

Sharing Power of Rugby Fans Will Boost Brands at RWC2015

Rupert Staines | Posted 30.05.2015 | UK Tech
Rupert Staines

It's incredible to think that texting was the most popular form of sharing back in 2003. Interestingly, messaging via email or IM is still the most popular form of sharing; however, the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & WhatsApp have enhanced and improved the sharing ecosystem.

Cross-Device Retailing: Connecting the Digital Dots

Jon Buss | Posted 30.05.2015 | UK Tech
Jon Buss

With access to several devices, consumers now have the luxury of shopping and accessing content online via multiple devices, no longer restrained by the desktop. From mobiles, to tablets and laptops, the UK has officially become a nation of device hoppers.

Five Simple Steps for Smartphone Security

Simon Specka | Posted 30.05.2015 | UK Tech
Simon Specka

Smartphones also face threats from hackers and thieves, while malware such as ad libraries have become a growing problem in app stores. To make sure you're not on the receiving end of a hacking scheme, here are a few simple steps for keeping your smartphone secure.

Successful Brands Know the Answers to These Five Questions

Maz Nadjm | Posted 30.05.2015 | UK Tech
Maz Nadjm

As a marketing strategy, employee advocacy is extremely cost effective. Companies are relying on a resource they've had all along - their own employees -to increase general brand awareness and, ultimately, drive more sales.

Jay Z And His A-List Pals Launch Spotify Alternative (That's Twice The Price)

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

Jay Z has relaunched his own artist-owned streaming service Tidal, with a little help from a number of pals, including Nicki Minaj, Madonna, Kanye Wes...

These Are Just Picture Perfect

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Tech

The Sony World Photography Award winners have just been announced. The Open and Youth winners along with the inaugural Mobile Phone winner of the worl...