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Only Celebrities Should Worry About Online Security And Privacy, Right?

Sufian Farrukh | Posted 04.11.2016 | UK Tech
Sufian Farrukh

Yes, common internet users like me and you have a very limited social circle and we value that over anything else. Having said that, would you still take the risk of not ensuring your privacy and anonymity online?

Taurid Meteor Shower UK 2016: Where And When To Watch This Stunning Spectacle

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 04.11.2016 | UK Tech

November is already shaping up to be packed with astrological fireworks, with everything from a supermoon to giant meteor showers, the solar system is...

Why Social Media Isn't The Problem We Might Think It Is

James Downs | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Tech
James Downs

As important as these criticisms are, they need to be placed in a bigger context - one which considers social media behaviours in terms of their driving causes as well as their effects, which acknowledges their potential to be helpful as well as to harm.

Disruptopia: How Close Is 'Westworld'?

Amelia Kallman | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Tech
Amelia Kallman

Many people are already starting to live with an AI presence in their lives. The recent debut of the UK edition of Amazon Echo has created an undeniable buzz. What sets 'Alexa' apart from other voice-activated services like Siri, is that it can learn your preferences and routines, and start to anticipate your needs.

Tonight's Supermoon Will Be The Largest In Living Memory

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Tech

Got any plans for this evening (14 November)? Well whatever they are you might want to consider rearranging as you’re officially invited to a record...

Isn't It Time Now For A Resurgence In UK Edtech?

Mark McCusker | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Tech
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Mark McCusker

As new innovations and technologies are becoming readily available at exponential rates, a framework for buying is more necessary than ever. The challenge to adopting to such technology is that schools need better guidance as to the resources and personalised platforms that best serve their students.

Creating Fuel From Human Sewage Could Soon Be A Reality

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Tech

While humanity is in full panic mode about what we’re going to do once we’ve drained the earth of all natural fossil fuels, it seems the answer co...

The Tyranny Of Terrorists On Twitter

Alicia Kearns | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Tech
Alicia Kearns

Our preoccupation with social media companies is fogging our vision and preventing us from seeing the wider picture, making society feel that the answer to recruitment and radicalisation is a simple, immediately remedied problem.

This New Generation Cabbage Patch Kid Will Give You Nightmares For Weeks

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Tech

Everyone knows children’s dolls are terrifying: there’s a reason why these glassy eyed monsters have been cast in every horror film since the dawn...

How To Kickstart Your Career In Data Science

Bhoopathi Rapolu | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Tech
Bhoopathi Rapolu

The financial services, retail and eCommerce sectors are leading the charge in hiring data scientists to help them better understand different audience segments and target them with products and offerings that are tailored to their tastes.

The 'Close Doors' Button In Lifts Is Actually A Fake

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Tech

We’ve all been there, you see your boss coming and are desperately willing the lift doors to close so you don’t have to spend the next ten floors ...

This New Exoplanet Has Supersonic Winds And Rains Shards Of Glass...Sideways

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Tech

NASA has discovered an exoplanet that is more suited to a horror film script than our solar system. Exoplanet HD 189733b, which was first detected by ...

Actual Practical Advice For When Your Phone Falls In The Toilet

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Tech

Given how expensive smartphones are, you would think we’d all be a little more careful not to break them so regularly. And yet, here we are, fishing...

ISHU Brings Disruptive Fashion Tech Ruckus To Change The Face Of Social Media

Jonathan A.J. Wilson | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK Tech
Jonathan A.J. Wilson

ISHU are showing that tech fashion is becoming genuinely fashionable - and not just some geeky Sci-Fi novelty thing. It's yet another marker that the power of Hip hop culture has gone mainstream in high fashion

Personal Health Technology: Looking To The Future

Kathy Mason | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK Tech
Kathy Mason

So, following the launch of year three of the Awards, let's look forward over the next 10 years and beyond and consider the anticipated areas of progress in personal health tech. The indications are that the increasing personalisation of health and wellbeing enabled by the growth in data analytics will be a central theme.

New NASA Warning System Tells Us When Asteroids Are Flying Towards Earth

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK Tech

Instead of letting us bask in eternal ignorance as a giant destructive fireball hurtles towards Earth, NASA’s new warning system is being used to gi...

Today Is A Happy Day For Uber Drivers Sick And Tired Of Losing Out On Basic Rights At Work

Asif Hanif | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Tech
Asif Hanif

Today, drivers won a pivotal victory in a case taken by my union, GMB against Uber that proved that they really are employees and not "partners" as the company always says... Up till now, Uber drivers have not been guaranteed a minimum wage - and as GMB, has shown, not every driver always makes the legal minimum. We're also not entitled to holiday pay and as a result, any time off means a loss of earnings, which can mean a lot when you have bills to pay. When Uber comes in and takes advantage of all the opportunities they have in Britain, they should also respect the law of the land and we have shown that today.

Write Off Apple At Your Peril: The Smartphone Innovator Is Still Leading The Charge

Ernest Doku | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Tech
Ernest Doku

How will it ride out a difficult market? I'd put money on Apple continuing to attempt to convert feature-phone customers and a younger crowd with a lower-priced iPhone offering. It currently ticks that box with the iPhone SE which delivers the Apple experience for £220 less than the iPhone 7.

VR Could Finally 'Help' People Who Fantasise About Sex With Giants

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 29.10.2016 | UK Tech

To some, being chased through city streets by a King Kong-size giant is the stuff of nightmares. But to others, it’s the ultimate sexual fantasy. Ma...

Australia's Answer To The Northern Lights Is So Much Better Than We Imagined

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Tech

If you need another reason to book that holiday to Australia, the Southern hemisphere’s Aurora Australis might just be it. Let us introduce you to ...

Misogyny In The Digital Age

Lana McDonagh | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Tech
Lana McDonagh

Ditch the Label research, which found males to be the most likely to act as an aggressor of bullying behaviours, females were found to be the largest perpetrators of misogynistic language on the social network, with 52% of all misogynistic tweets authored by women. This discovery warrants further exploration into the ways in which women engage with each other in both online and offline environments.

Nasa's Pumpkin Carving Makes Yours Look Like A Bag Of Crap

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Tech

Not only do NASA build rockets, send astronauts into space and basically live out our childhood dreams every single day, but now it seems they can car...

6 Reasons You Will Absolutely Want The New MacBook Pro

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Tech

Apple has launched the next generation MacBook Pro, the first for 18 months, and it is everything we dreamed and more (mainly because we’d already s...

The Reason Twitter Is Cutting Nearly A Tenth Of Its Staff

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 30.10.2016 | UK Tech

Twitter is to cut 9% of its workforce - 350 jobs - after a turbulent few months. In the last quarter, revenue growth slowed by 8% to $616m (£505m). D...

Negative Results In Science Are Common. So Why Aren't They Reported?

Dr Helen Rippon | Posted 27.10.2016 | UK Tech
Dr Helen Rippon

Negative results are just as common in medical research, but not usually quite so newsworthy. We're more used to positive stories announcing the latest big breakthrough, the next new treatment. But these one-sided success stories don't really represent the reality of medical science.