UK Tech.

Why BYOD Belongs in the Financial Director's In-tray

Sarah Coombes | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Tech
Sarah Coombes

While it's clearly an IT issue, BYOD is increasingly creeping onto the FD agenda; in part given the implications for procurement and claims from Cisco, among others, that BYOD reduces the overall cost to business.

To Avoid Special Surprises on Social Media, Curate, Don't Control

John Coventry | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK Tech
John Coventry

Cursory lessons all round this week on Social Media - as two quite different organisations trying to assert too much control of their message end up losing control of it entirely.

The Payment Services of the Future

Peter Veash | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK Tech
Peter Veash

With the emergence of nifty payment services following customers online and on their mobile, the retail bank of today must work harder to make its branches digital destinations that cater for a different type of consumer.

How to Handle a Data Dispute

James Jones | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK Tech
James Jones

We always actively encourage people to review their credit report. Doing so means you are in a good position to have a complete picture of your credit commitments and can help you present yourself in the best possible light to lenders.

This Man Produces Electricty From Your Feet

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK

Laurence Kemball-Cook is a 28-year old green energy whiz who latched onto an innovative green source of energy: our feet. While at university, Kemb...

Tinder Was Giving Away Your Exact Location Last Year

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Tech

Tinder - a brutal dating app, but one that removes the "do they, don't they" awkwardness of approaching people in real life while keeping people at en...

This Is Possibly The Closest To Magic You Can Get

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Tech

Mix iron filings, laser toner liquid, cooking oil and iron filings together and what do you get? Ferrofluid, otherwise known as the probably the cl...

New Military Drone Is Terrifying Cute

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Tech

Drones - sleek, silent, terrifying bringers of death from the skies. Usually. But sometimes they look like this... Gizmodo have pointed out it...

These Funky Vs Are Actually Sand Dunes

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Tech

No it's not s tacky 70's wallpaper design these, are in fact sand dunes on Mars. The distinctive shape - reminiscent of Star Wars Starfleet logos a...

LOOK: A Classic BBC Gaffe

The Huffington Post UK | | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK

Facebook has snapped up WhatsApp for a hefty £9.6bn. Big news, sure, especially if you're a founder or employee of the messaging service. But i...

Alan Alda Speaks To Paxman On Newsnight About Science

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK

What is colour? That was the question posed by M*A*S*H, West Wing actor and long-time science enthusiast Alan Alda, who joined Paxo on Wednesday’s N...

Why's the Inspiration Switch Not Set 'On', Automatically?

Brendan Flattery | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK Tech
Brendan Flattery

UK businesses have it in them to adapt and grow in the better economic climate that we're now in, and those leading firms that embed innovation deeply in their DNA will soon find themselves leading the pack.

Why Is Ellen DeGeneres in a Den With Three Bears... and a Wolf?

Jyrki Rosenberg | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Tech
Jyrki Rosenberg

Like millions of people around the globe who have no interest in American football, I found myself drawn to the world of Super Bowl TV commercials. As you would expect, I wasn't able to avoid seeing the Ellen DeGeneres fronted ad for Beats Music.

The Use of Social Media in Celebrating an Autistic Child's Birthday

Jo Worgan | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Worgan

I know Tom is not yet 6 but he has only ever been invited to one birthday party and we have never held one for him. This may change as he gets older and I always feel guilty about this although it is irrational. We do celebrate in other ways though, last year we went to his favourite farm. I am not sure where we will go this year, maybe the farm again.

This Is The Future. Of Brooklyn.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Tech

This is one man's vision of Brooklyn, New York a century from now... Have a look at the Terreform ONE project. Founded by Mitchell Joachim it a...

This Account Is Tweeting 'Top Gun' Frame By Frame

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Tech

Someone... pic.twitter.com/yKVyuxA6fF— 555 µHz (@555uhz) January 24, 2014 Is... pic.twitter.com/UkHLgJ315q— 555 µHz (@555uhz) January...

'Flappy Bird' In A Box Is Genius

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Tech

'Flappy Bird' is flapping no more on app stores much to the disappointment of many - particularly Fawn Qiu it would appear. The Harvard University ...

'Eye Of The Tiger'. Played On A Printer. Just Watch It...

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Tech

There's a battle afoot - one fought far from the prying eyes of humanity in the dusty corners of our most forgotten buildings. The latest contender...

An Independent Artist's Take on Spotify

Ron Pope | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ron Pope

Until a few years ago, I was deriving 95% of my income from selling digital singles; if there's anyone who should be afraid of streaming, it's me. Instead, I'm watching my fanbase grow exponentially as my fans utilize social networking and streaming sites like Spotify to create an honest to goodness grassroots movement.

Lightning Returns Final Fantasy XIII Interview With Yoshinori Kitase and Yuji Abe

Andrew Edney | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII was released this week and I had the chance to sit down with Yoshinori Kitase and Yuji Abe to once again talk all things Lightning.

Coming Back in From the Cold - Why Microsoft Needs to Build Bridges in Industry Circles

Philip Letts | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Tech
Philip Letts

To anyone who takes only a cursory interest in the tech world, it's quite hard to understand how Microsoft has gotten itself into quite such a difficult situation. They were giants and pioneers, and they had it all. They were shaping the world, and suddenly the world left them behind - fascinating and terrifying to watch all at once.

Exploring the Use of Snooker Game in Education - Part One

Yetunde Adediran | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Yetunde Adediran

Having seen pupils struggling to use different types of technology in the classroom, I was intrigued by what the Snooker gaming enables children to do.

This Is How Living On Mars Might Look Like

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Tech

We're still not quite sure how to get to, land on or get off Mars just yet, but that hasn't stopped a Canadian designer envisaging what our Red Planet...

Nasa Probe Shares Its View Of The Moon

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa's LADEE probe has beamed some pretty astounding images of it's view of the Moon. ...

Level 999 Of Flappy Bird. This Guy Did It.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Tech

Think you're good at 'Flappy Bird'? You're not. This guy is good. And look what happens when you reach level 999! Ok, so it's not actually real...