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Tractors, Trolls and What a 1950's Philosopher Says About Twitter

Kester Brewin | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Tech
Kester Brewin

There is rarely anything new under the sun. It's useful to remember this when there is great furore over new technologies and the effects they are having on us and the world we live in - especially when the stories are as serious as a teenager taking her life because of the 'toxic digital world' she had become so enmeshed in.

Paxo Grills Bill Gates On Wealth Inequality

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK

Jeremy Paxman interviewed Microsoft founder Bill Gates at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday, tackling wealth inequality, international aid...

Best of CES That Will Come of Age in 2014

Tej Rekhi | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Tech
Tej Rekhi

Maybe it's me, but it seems like the 'Best of CES' lists starting coming out this year even before the show began. I practically didn't even need to hit the floor to walk away with an impression. But rather than give you yet another review or top ten list, I'll give you my predictions for which tech innovations will truly come of age in 2014.

Online Privacy: Integrating Integrity

Louise Orpin | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Tech
Louise Orpin

Our social networks have become part of all walks of our life. LinkedIn was once your 'go-to' site for connecting with colleagues, but now the paths of our digital personas cross over, making Instagram and Facebook as important as WhatsApp, Snapchat and Twitter.

Topsy-turvy as the Trend Is Tech Talent Grabs, Not Land Grabs

Monty Munford | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Tech
Monty Munford

Last December's acquisition of Topsy Labs by Apple was unexpected and many in the tech industry raised their eyebrows at the reported £122 million price tag.

The Truth About Trolling

Lee Langford | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Tech
Lee Langford

Facebook is the site where social media users are most likely to have suffered harassment or abuse - reflecting its much higher usage than other social media sites. Nearly two thirds (74%) have experienced this type of activity on Facebook with Twitter next at 12% and then YouTube at 9%.

Cells Like You've Never Seen Them Before

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A new 3D imaging technique is enabling scientists to view cells like never before without using dyes or even disturbing them. The method uses conve...

'Mystery Death Code' Cracked By Internet After 20 Years (In 14 Minutes)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Before she died of brain cancer in 1996, the grandmother of Ask MetaFilter member JannaK scribbled down what looked like a random string of non-sensic...

How To Set Fire To Water

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Two things to say about this. Firstly, you shouldn't try this at home. Secondly - this is really cool......

This Is Facebook's Oldest User. She's 106.

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Facebook's oldest user turns 106 today - such a grand age she couldn't enter her birth year when first registering. Edythe Kirchmaier also holds th...

US Students Enter Race To Land On The Moon

The Huffington Post UK | Ekin Karasin | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A team of US university students are embarking on a brave campaign to become the fourth team in history to land a spaceship on the moon. The Pennsy...

This Man Is A Complete Idiot

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Have a look at this chap... (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createEleme...

Now Oculus Rift Can Change Your Gender

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Yesterday we brought you the new and baffling 'Sex with Glass' app. Today it's the turn of the slightly more BeAnotherLab’s Gender Swap experimen...

Building Trust, One Customer at a Time

BG Srinivas | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Tech
BG Srinivas

Every year, I look forward to the special gathering in Davos, Switzerland that is the World Economic Forum. Participants come armed with ideas - ideas that can help improve the state of the world.

What Brings Creativity and Innovative Ideas Is by Staying Away From Information Technologies

Terence Tse | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK Tech
Terence Tse

Rather than throw ourselves deeper into technology, we argue doing the opposite when it comes to surging past our creative boundaries: go low-tech and stay away from Internet technologies!

MIT's Transparent Screen Could Be Revolutionary

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

The utility of a well-functioning transparent screen is obvious but so far attempts to create one that's not over-bulky and with a wide angle of view ...

A Murdered Teen Has Taken To Twitter To Catch His Killers

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

34 years ago today, I was murdered. I was 14 and had my entire life to live. My family is still looking for my killer.— Bill Comeans (@BillComeans) ...

Fancy Racing One Of These?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Meet Prosthesis, the massive and utterly glorious walking exo-skeleton... The best thing about it? It's not the usual concept that never makes it ...

Stan Collymore And Piers Morgan Targeted By Twitter Trolls, Staffordshire Police Investigating

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Stan Collymore has lambasted Twitter for not tackling the problem of abusive tweets on its platform after the former England footballer once again bec...

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Wiki Founder Jimmy Wales Talks Phones, Porn And Politicians

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has just branched out into the phone business, becoming co-chair of the People's Operator, a London-based ethical mobile...

From Robots to Riches- What the Corporate Tech World Can Learn From Consumer Tech

Adrian Thirkill | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK Tech
Adrian Thirkill

I'm from the corporate tech world, by which I mean that we don't make robots that can light barbecues - although a few of our staff might work on such creations in their spare time. I'm part of an organisation which, I think, has all the traits I listed above: great staff, a strong leadership team and a personality.

Create and Manage HTML Websites Without Writing Code; The Rise and Rise of Webydo

Hannah Gal | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK Tech
Hannah Gal

New data released by trend setting Israeli company Webydo, reveals some eye opening information about the web design industry. The illuminating in...

Think Optimisation Is Just for the Ad Ops Team? Think Again

Roger Williams | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK Tech
Roger Williams

Once upon a time, "optimisation" in the online advertising world was firmly viewed as the domain and responsibility of the advertising operations team. The direct sales team would secure the deal and the ad ops team would deliver it.

Do You Call Customer Service for Help or Just Tweet?

Mark Hillary | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Tech
Mark Hillary

About a decade ago, many companies in the UK pushed their customer service centres offshore to new call centres located far away - often in India or the Philippines. The aim was to save money because the captains of industry bought into the idea that distance was dead - work in call centres can be performed anywhere by anyone.

WATCH: How Not To Base Jump

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

"A fairly stupid idea... gone mildly wrong" And the award for 2014's biggest understatement so far goes to this chap. Race a BMX down Bolivia's ...