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The good side of Twitter #BringBackOurGirls

Nick Jones | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Tech
Nick Jones

The hashtag, which was conceived by Ibrahim Abdullahi, a Nigerian lawyer, was first tweeted a week after the reports of the kidnapping had emerged. Observers had widely criticised the Nigerian government's response to the crisis, claiming it had failed to act decisively to get the children back.

The Frustration of a Broken Phone: An Open Letter

Natalie Wisdom | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Tech
Natalie Wisdom

Even when others would bemoan their iPhones, I'd stick up for you; yes I'd complain but who doesn't? On the whole I was happy. I have to accept that there were times I was noncahlant over the years; took you for granted. You were dropped many times and left battered & bruised and for that I apologise.

The Problem With Facebook

Steven Stewart | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Tech
Steven Stewart

While the short term profits certainly look good for Facebook, in the longterm, these changes, if they persist in becoming more and more restrictive of what we see, then Facebook will only serve to push people away as it becomes less of a social network, and more of a drag.

'The Internet Nearly Always Controls My Actions'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Many young people believe they could be addicted to using the internet, according to research. A new study reveals that high numbers of youngsters ...

Black Cabs Go To War With Uber

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK

Black cab drivers could barricade London's roads in protest against a rival smartphone app for cab journeys. The Licensed Taxi Drivers Association...

The Future of Content: Left to Right, Not Up and Down

Grant Feller | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Tech
Grant Feller

I lead a very 20th century life in the morning, well before work begins and the rest of the family ruin my peaceful breakfast. I read my papery newspapers, write notes with a pen and occasionally sketch - badly - the comings and goings in the back garden.

Do Website Attack Kits Heighten the Threat From Cyber Criminals?

Gary Newe | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Tech
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Gary Newe

More and more, I find myself talking about cyber attacks, which is hardly surprising given F5's field of expertise. More importantly, however, it's a reflection of the growing nature of the threat, and the impact a successful cyber-attack could have on our customers' businesses.

You Can Buy A Genuine Apollo Mission Joystick

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Tech

This, ladies and gentlemen, is a genuine, bona-fide, real-as-you-like joystick from an actual moon mission. The rotational hand controller was ...

Samsung Galaxy S5 Designer Replaced

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Tech

Update: Samsung has released a statement clarifying Chang Dong-hoon's change in role. The head designer of the Galaxy S5 has been replaced. Or is i...

Hey, Nintendo, Here Are 7 Games That DO Feature Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Tech

Nintendo's banning of same-sex marriage in its upcoming game 'Tomodachi Life' has prompted an online campaign to force them to reverse the decision. ...

Bringing Tech-Savvy Into the Workforce

Garry Veale | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Tech
Garry Veale

I have four teenage children, so as you can imagine, wi-fi usage is pretty high in our house. They each have several connected devices and they use all of them, (a lot!), both at home and when out and about. They are pretty typical teenagers and like their peers are really interested in new technologies. For them, tech is cool. For me, their attitude heralds great things.

Big Data, Algorithms and Innovation - Oh My!

Brendan Flattery | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Tech
Brendan Flattery

These two technologies are quietly changing lives and providing incredible innovations that have affected everyone who has ever searched the web, bought something from an online store, or been tempted to click on a website offering something that 'other readers/buyers also enjoyed'...

Realising the Real Value From 'The Internet of Things'

BG Srinivas | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Tech
BG Srinivas

Of course, when data is the central resource in a world of connected machines, data privacy and security become paramount. Rapid strides are being made, both by regulatory agencies as well as industry bodies, in developing an effective policy framework for protecting client data and enforcing strict security policies.

This New Apple Exec Just Received An Obscene 'Golden Hello'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Tech

Ex-Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts has been given a rather tasty little sweetener in her new role at Apple - $68m (£40m) of shares just for turning up. ...

This Is The World's First Disposable Coffee Machine

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Tech

"Our coffee bag is to coffee what the wine bottle is to wine." Quite a bold claim from the makers of the world's first disposable coffee machine, t...

Working At Amazon Sounds Like An Absolute Nightmare

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Tech

Amazon may be the world's largest online retailer, keen to recruit the cream of the planet's talent. But by several accounts recently posted online, a...

Join the Food Revolution!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

Whoever said 'never work with children or animals' may have had a point but here at Food Tube we're always ready to throw caution to the wind. Which is why, as we count down to the third global Food Revolution Day on Friday 16 May, the whole gang is fuelling the fight to get kids cooking!

Are You a Slave to Your Smartphone?

Bev James | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Tech
Bev James

Do you find that being "too busy" stops you from achieving what you want to achieve each day, each week or even each year? Managing your time and your productivity yourself is the only way to stop the busyness and start doing what matters.

Why Governments Suffer Public Backlashes on Personal Data Projects

Colin Strong | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Tech
Colin Strong

Why is it that policy relating to personal data seems to generate so much controversy? Take the recent huge public outcry over which resulted in massive negative media coverage, questions in Parliament and subsequent delays to what many consider to be an important program for the well-being of the nation's health.

Students Would Rather Give Up Sex Than Their Smartphones, Research Finds

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Students would rather give up sex, coffee and eating out over their smartphones, with nearly two thirds owning three or more connected devices, resear...

Chinese Men Jailed For Stealing Digital Swords

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Tech

Two Chinese men are heading to jail for two years after being convicted of stealing £3,798 of virtual items. The cyber-criminals, Mr Wang and Mr C...

Every Human On Earth. Dumped In The Grand Canyon. Just Because.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Tech

Admit it, you've always wanted to know how big the pile would be if every human on Earth was dumped in the Grand Canyon. Well wait no more, here it...

Some People Think This Rock 'Face' Is Proof Of Underground Alien Base

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Tech

Hey guys, some American chap has found indisputable proof that aliens exist. Here it is... See? The face? The face that is indisputable proo...

Would You Have Sex With A Robot... If It Stole Your Job?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Chris York | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Tech

A new poll has revealed a third of Britons fear the rise of robots. But others find them unusually sexy. One in six of those asked said they would ...

iPhone Users 'The Most Likely To Sext'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK Tech

iPhone owners are the most likely to send a sexy text message or "sext", according to a new poll. A survey by YouGov found that more than 30% of iP...