UK Tech.

How To Bag An Asteroid

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Tech

It's just over a year ago that an asteroid exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia, with more power than a nuclear bomb, highlighting the dangers posed by n...

Win A LEGO Movie Bundle

The Huffington Post | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Tech

To celebrate the release of THE LEGO® MOVIE, IN CINEMAS NOW! We’ve got a competition for three lucky people to win some great THE LEGO® MOVIE good...

Are Books on TV Dead? Enter the Bloggersphere

Hannah Beckerman | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Hannah Beckerman

How do you make programmes about books that people actually want to watch? And who - or what - should fill the gap left by the absence of books on mainstream TV? Macmillan clearly hope they've found the answer

Nanomotors Used In Living Human Tissue For First Time

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Tech

Tiny nanomotors powered by ultrasonic waves and steered with magnets have been deployed in living human cells for the first time ever. Scientists a...

Moral Opposition To Animal Testing Is On The Rise

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK

Opposition to the use of animals in scientific experiments has grown significantly over the last decade, a study suggests. Researchers analysed sur...

Marty Mc Fly's Power Laces Are Almost Here

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Tech

Remember these? Power laces. The coolest thing to ever keep a shoe on your foot - only they're not real. But Tinker Hatfield, a designer at ...

Labour Is Setting the Pace - Online as Well as on the Streets

Michael Dugher | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Politics
Michael Dugher

How we communicate continues to change. The rise of social media and online news means that elections will be fought in new ways. It will be quicker, more open, more democratic and more discursive, not least because for the first time it will also be fought online. Broadcast media still continues to dominate, but the fast-declining, overwhelmingly Conservative-supporting press will not have anything like the disproportionate influence they have had in the past.

Labour Is Setting the Pace - Online as Well as on the Streets

Michael Dugher | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Politics
Michael Dugher

How we communicate continues to change. The rise of social media and online news means that elections will be fought in new ways. It will be quicker, more open, more democratic and more discursive, not least because for the first time it will also be fought online. Broadcast media still continues to dominate, but the fast-declining, overwhelmingly Conservative-supporting press will not have anything like the disproportionate influence they have had in the past.

Russian Satellite May Hit Earth On Sunday (But No One Knows Where)

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Tech

UPDATE 16/02 22:55 Russian TV states the entire satellite burned up in re-entry, will confirm when more reports come through. A defunct Russian sat...

The 11 Facebook Friends You Need to Un-friend Immediately

Kate Leaver | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Tech
Kate Leaver

Going through a thorough Facebook friend cull can be really hard. But sometimes it's just necessary. I'm here for you. Here to hold your hand. Here to take you on a un-friending journey that will ultimately leave your newsfeed - and your life - lighter. Alright. Let's do this.

Why It's Important to Learn From Your Business Mistakes

Jon Jorgensen | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Tech
Jon Jorgensen

As the economy picks up businesses across the UK will have strong growth plans, but as my own experience shows, sales and growth alone do not automatically create a financially sound business.

Audible: The Worst iPhone App I Have Ever Downloaded

Alex Thomson | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Tech
Alex Thomson

This evening, on returning home from a gig and after watching some 'Always Sunny In Philadelphia', somewhere around midnight maybe, I decided it was time for bed. I didn't feel like reading though, or watching any TV, or going straight to sleep.

Love Twitter; US and UK Style

Amber Melville-Brown | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Tech
Amber Melville-Brown

Courtney Love has successfully defended her former lawyer's US Twitter libel claim - 'Twibel' as it been labelled by media and on social media. The case has been lauded as breaking new ground in defining the nexus of social media and defamation.

Informal Networks Provide Essential Services in Cities

Green Futures | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Tech
Green Futures

In cities across the world, people are coming together in informal networks to deliver services in waste collection, water supply and community welfare that officials fail to deliver. It's time to recognise their value, says Ben Goldfarb.

Jumping Off A Cable Car. As You Do.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Tech

With base jumpers around the world competing to stay at the cutting edge of the sport, they're having to become more and more imaginative about where ...

Hackers Force Tesco To Close Over 2,000 Clubcard Accounts

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Tech

Tesco has been forced to deactivate more than 2,000 Clubcard accounts after they were hacked and log-in details shared online. Hackers obtained det...

Can Facebook Tell You When Your Relationship Will End?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Tech

Coverage of Facebook's collecting of user data usually focuses on the more sinister side relating to 'cyber surveillance' so it's nice to get another ...

Meet The Robot Construction Crew Inspired By Termites

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Tech

Inspired by the mound-making abilities of termites, a team of clever Harvard folk have created a team of self-organising robots that can build constru...

Yup, He's Going To Jump Into That...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Tech

Base jumping is terrifying. Base jumping into a soup of thick fog is utterly insane. Even just watching the video is unsettling... ...

When Beth Posted These Images on Facebook, 103 People Unfriended Her

Rebecca Sparrow | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Sparrow

Beth took off her clothes and allowed herself to be photographed by her long-time friend and photographer Nadia Mascot for a project they are calling Under The Red Dress. In a bid to educate women about breast cancer. In a bid to start a conversation about how cancer surgeries change your body and the way you feel about yourself.

How Much Has Social Media Changed Your Life?

Mark Hillary | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Tech
Mark Hillary

Think about it. Social communication is affecting a lot more than just your ability to get anything done because you want to tweet just one more time... this is the social society.

If Cleopatra and Elvis Had Twitter, This Is What They Would Post

Danielle Osman | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Tech
Danielle Osman

Following a recent social media debate held for young people at ITV studios on Southbank, social media stereotypes have been playing on my mind.

Love Is Blind, But Your Browser Sees Things Clearly

Andy Kahl | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Tech
Andy Kahl

Valentine's Day is upon us and with it comes society's most de rigueur gift giving requirements. The emergence of online shopping means these gifts are easier to give than ever (and excuses when they're forgotten are harder to come by).

Fighting for Our place as Europe's Silicon Valley

Duncan Higgins | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Tech
Duncan Higgins

It is often said that SMEs are the backbone of the economy. They're the unsung heroes, the growth drivers, who always keep our economic engine running.

Meet The 24-Year-Old Tech Whiz Who Has Hit Over 200m Downloads

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Marcin Kleczynski started building his Malwarebytes security software at the age of 14, which aims to remove malicious software that is missed out by ...