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Why Do Hotels Still Charge for Wi-Fi? Enough Is Enough

Sarah Willingham | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Tech
Sarah Willingham

It seems as though these big hotels just assume that everyone is claiming on expenses so they can get away with charging guests to use their Wi-Fi. It is very arrogant and completely unacceptable.

Five Password Tips for Better Small Business Security

Mike Foreman | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Tech
Mike Foreman

Ever since the commercialization of the World Wide Web in the late '90s, passwords have been a front-line security method for doing business online. Yet, despite huge advances in technology, password practices for the majority of people have not evolved that much.

Using Lots Of Emojis Is Good News For Your Orgasms

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Tech

Grab your phone and take a look at your past text message conversations - filled with emojis? Then congratulations, you are having great sex. And l...

If The US Navy's Scary Firefighting Robot Went All 'Terminator' It Would Drown Us All

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Tech

A prototype robot that uses sensors to put out fires has been showcased by the US Navy's Office of Naval Research. The Shipboard Autonomous Firefig...

Soylent Movies: Could Netflix's Use of Data Analysis Create 'The Perfect Film'?

Nathan Crouch | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Tech
Nathan Crouch

While the outcome doesn't have to be viewed with such a pessimistic slant, it brings up further questions about the ability in our current technological age for companies to pinpoint so specifically what people want before they themselves are even aware they wanted something.

Redefining the Engineering Brand

Roma Agrawal | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Tech
Roma Agrawal

It's clear that engineering's brand is holding our profession back and could be putting off the brightest young minds from joining us, man or woman. Our poor image is based on the misconceptions people have of what an engineer does and how they should look.

Technology: Bubble or Boom?

Martijn de Wever | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Tech
Martijn de Wever

Back in the nineties companies were founded based on just an idea with no revenue stream - today technology has improved the lives of all of us from getting a taxi, renting a holiday home or sharing your favourite moments with anyone in the world.

To Kill a Mockingbird and the Humanity of PR and Marketing

Jonathan Welsh | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Tech
Jonathan Welsh

It is no reverse anachronism to state that Harper Lee did not need to undertake an SEO campaign to boost amazon rankings of her novel in the past 15 years, and there's no content marketing case study from 1955.

You'll Soon Be Able To Play With Katy Perry On Your Mobile

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Tech

The mobile gaming wizards behind 'Kim Kardashian: Hollywood' have announced a new game featuring Katy Perry. The app will include the pop superstar...

Gatekeepers of Dark Social Report Rapidly Growing Power of WhatsApp

Will Bancroft | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Tech
Will Bancroft

All in all, it seems there's yet more evidence in the social media ecosystem that WhatsApp sharing is growing rapidly.

The Real Three-Parent Babies

Charlotte Baker | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK
Charlotte Baker

Following the legalisation of same-sex marriage and given the huge increase in the number of children now born via surrogate, it is time for Parliament to introduce a twenty-first century solution that respects both the autonomy and rights of all the adults involved and prioritises the welfare of the child right from day they are born.

This Could Be The Implant That Turns You Into Magneto

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Tech

A new device developed by German scientists could grant humans the shark-like sense of magnetoception. Yes, that's a real thing. Some sharks, insec...

The US Government Is Selling Advertising Space On The Moon

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Tech

The United States government has already put in motion plans to sell commercial space to American businesses on the moon, it has emerged. In docume...

Publication paradise

Danielle Wood | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Danielle Wood

It is not only the magazines which cost a small fortune that catch my eye, it's the freebies that are distributed at underground stations for your journey home: Stylist and Shortlist. My publication passion stems from my obsession with culture and need for current affairs across all realms.

EU Needs Social Entrepreneurs to Leverage the Silver Economy

Ian Spero | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK Tech
Ian Spero

A Revolution which aims to inspire businesses - large, medium, small, micro, and entrepreneurs - to join forces, in a united effort to imagine new products and services with potential of disrupting the institutional model of long term care; a model which is currently not fit for purpose

Scientists Have Figured Out How To Make Tofu Out Of Worms

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists at a New York university have developed a new way to make tofu from mashed up worms, making it completely un-vegan but providing hope for a...

An Affordable Quadcopter Drone for the Masses?

Tom Grundy | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK Tech
Tom Grundy

With the price tag of radio controlled quadcopters out of reach for many, Xiaomi could do for emerging drone technology what it did for smartphones - offering high-end specification models at a more accessible cost.

How Brands Got the Festival Bug

David Atkinson | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
David Atkinson

The days when people went to a music festival and came back with nothing more than a hangover and an STD are over. Now marketers hope that they can send them home remembering great experiences brought to them by brands who have helped make the event amazing.

The Next Uber You Get Might Not Come With A Driver

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Tech

Taxi hailing app Uber may be looking to cut out its drivers, judging by a new agreement with Carnegie Mellon University to fund a high tech lab focusi...

Why the Terminator Is Not Coming Any Time Soon

Lee Cronin | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK Tech
Lee Cronin

As profound and exciting success in either the origin of life or artificial life would be for some, it is also scary and terrifying for others. Just recently, figures as notable as Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking openly shared their worries. Could AI pose a threat to humanity?

There's An App That Will Tell You The Odds Of Your Plane Crashing

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Tech

If you're scared of flying, you might want to look away. A new app has emerged that uses data to calculate how likely it is that your plane will cr...

Plugging Out to Tune in: Seven Benefits of a Social Media Fast

Najite Phoenix | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Najite Phoenix

Judging by the content on social media, it appears that our ego's seem to believe that whenever we do something, if nobody's around to witness it - then it 'hasn't actually happened'.

How is Technology's Transformative Power Driving Social Change Around the world?

Annika Small | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK Tech
Annika Small

It's an exciting time in technology and the people behind these brilliant ideas show that with passion, resourcefulness, creativity and courage it is possible to make a significant impact on the lives of others.

The Science of Smell

Matthew Hussey | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Tech
Matthew Hussey

Our sense of smell is more closely linked to memory and our past than any other, and can provoke strong emotional reactions that bring us closer together, but can also push us apart. Welcome to the science of smell.

Discovering An Ancient Solar System Poses A Sobering Question: Have Aliens Already Come And Gone?

Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK Tech
Thomas Tamblyn

Imagine: whole alien civilisations could have formed, progressed, and reached levels of technological prowess that'd make the iPhone look like a paper clip. All before we even worked out that there was more to life than chasing mammoths and rolling large boulders down hills.