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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 ...

S Korea's Internet Is So Fast It Will Make You Weep

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

You might think we live in a country at the forefront of modern technology but you'd be wrong. Asia are light-years ahead of us particularly in the...

This Phone Sends Smells Instead Of Messages

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

"These are pretty subtle odour signals that allow me to create sentences, paragraphs and essays, if you will, of odour messages..." So says David E...

WATCH: This Is What It's Like To Fly A Fighter Jet

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Not many of us have what it takes to be a fighter pilot - stomach and nerves of steel, lightning fast and the apparently obligatory cut-glass English ...

WATCH: Super Slo Mo Match Burn

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

What does shooting an AK-47 underwater, a snow flake and a slinky have in common? They all look loads cooler in slow-motion - and now to the list ...

Where Can You Escape Your More Popular Friends?

Gareth Price | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Tech
Gareth Price

This 'friendship paradox' was the surprising result of a 1991 study into the properties of social networks. Sociologists have since seen this in evidence in a wide variety of situations. On average, whether it's Facebook, Twitter or sexual partners your friends, followers or partners all have (or have had) more friends, followers or partners than you.

Six of the Most Futuristic Gadgets of 2013

Shivvy Jervis | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Tech
Shivvy Jervis

Last year was a spectacular year in tech - with a healthy mix of ups and downs - so I thought I'd do a quick retrospective blog on six of the many gadgets and gizmos I was most revved up by.

WATCH: This Is The World's Tallest Waterslide

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Remember the terrifying pictures of the world's tallest waterslide under construction? Well, this newly released video is even more vertigo-inducin...

What Is This Weird Thing On The Moon?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

UPDATE: Digital imaging expert, Ross Davidson, thinks he has the answer (see below). In amongst the random, crater strewn landscape of the Moon, it...

What Does Your Twitter Background Say About You?

Ellen Stewart | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Tech
Ellen Stewart

Today I panicked. I'm not sure why, but I decided to change my Twitter background. Perhaps I'm still drunk from Christmas or feeling frivolous at the advent of 2014. I didn't have myself down as one of those folk who bought into the 'new year, new you' brand of thinking... I guess we all have the power to surprise even ourselves

Celebrity Tinder

Stephen Ferdinando | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Stephen Ferdinando

You've got to feel sorry for celebrities these days. They really miss out on the finer things in life. Things like the majesty of the London Underground, self-service machines at Tesco, and - of course - Tinder. Wouldn't societies most judged love to do a little judging themselves?

Startup Weekend Makes Its Way to Damascus...

Eamonn Carey | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Tech
Eamonn Carey

The conflict in Syria has not only claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and caused over two million refugees to flee the country. It has also created an economic black hole, which is one of the reasons why the weekend is taking place.

Digital Brings Back the Art of Debating

Dominique Busso | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Tech
Dominique Busso

According to Danish academic and renowned futurist of the digital age, Thomas Pettitt's we have left behind the Gutenberg Parenthesis - the period after Gutenberg's invention of the printing press in the 15th century to the present day - and we are now living in a Pre-Gutenberg time.