UK Tech.

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 ...

We Can All Help Make the Internet a Safer Place for Children

Claire Lilley | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Tech
Claire Lilley

It's easy to feel overwhelmed and to see the online world as an unchained monster. But it is here to stay. So let's agree that the internet is not an uncontrollable force, but something instead for us as individuals and a society to own, shape and improve.

Safer Internet Day 2014 - Making the Internet Better, Together

Adrian Thirkill | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Tech
Adrian Thirkill

We know that the Internet has a darker side and we need to know what to do if we come across it. This is where the Internet Watch Foundation steps in. As a business, we are a founder member of the Internet Watch Foundation, which has been working tirelessly for almost twenty years to minimise the availability of online abusive content.

Safer Internet Day

David Emm | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Tech
David Emm

Protecting children from cyber-bullies is especially challenging with smartphones as they can be targeted in so many ways, especially out of view of their parents.

Safer Internet Day for Parents and Carers

Will Gardner | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Tech
Will Gardner

This years theme, 'Lets create a better internet together', recognises the balance between encouraging users to embrace the positive opportunities for creativity, fun and learning offered online, while responding to and dealing with the negative online.

The Importance of Human Moderation in Online Safety

Tamara Littleton | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Tech
Tamara Littleton

Moderation is about keeping people and brands safe. It is a fundamental part of what Safer Internet Day is all about: creating a better internet.

Saving Money by Turning Air Into Heat - a Modern-day Miracle

Andrew Denham | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Denham

One word of warning, if you are considering applying for a payback, my advice would be to do it so sooner rather than later. The Government plans to review the scheme quarterly and will reduce the incentive as necessary based on the number of people wanting to join. This is one example where it really will pay to be in there from the beginning.

What David Bowie Can Teach App Entrepreneurs

Martin Bowley | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Tech
Martin Bowley

I first saw David Bowie in Torquay in 1972, in a venue for 500 people with tickets costing £1.50. It changed my life. Forty years later I'm still struck by his youthful talent, innovation and longevity. He created a revolutionary sound and style building on the best offerings of the 1960s London artistic scene.

Why Your Toilet and Fridge Could Hold the Key to Your Health

Dr Paul Zollinger-Read | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Paul Zollinger-Read

The concept of mHealth is nothing new. Smartphones, apps and wearable devices are already successfully helping people to quit smoking, lose weight, manage their diabetes and track activity, such as running and walking.