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Is Periscope for Live News Too Farfetched?

Mina Zaher | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Tech
Mina Zaher

When news of Tony Hall's vision for the BBC started to spread across the various digital channels on Monday, I couldn't help but feel there was one specific platform that needed mentioning: Periscope.

This 'Mission Impossible-Type' Phone Can Be Unlocked Using Just Your Eyes

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Tech

The Axon Elite is the world's first smartphone that can be unlocked using just your eyes. China's telecommunications firm ZTE unveiled its latest m...

Sir Clive Sinclair's Team Launch Every Child Can Code Initiative

David Levy | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Tech
David Levy

What our team hopes to achieve with Every Child Can Code is to make the UK one of the world leaders once again - to create a whole new generation of talented coders, and to sustain that effort in the years and decades to come.

NASA's Weird Hedgehog Robot Is Taking New Asteroid Territory

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Tech

NASA has unveiled a small hedgehog-like robot that will be able to hop, tumble and flip over uncertain terrains found on asteroids and alien planets. ...

Porn App Secretly Took Images Of Its Customers And Blackmailed Them

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Tech

An Android porn app, Adult Player, secretly took images of users using their front camera and held them to ransom. According to the BBC, the ap...

Phone Addiction Is Killing Our Eyes, But This Tech Could Stop That

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Tech

Screen time -- a known sleep disruptor -- is something none of us can escape. Even the most reluctant Instagrammer wants to know if their #nofilter im...

We Live in an Agile Age, Let's Make the Most of It!

Ian Spero | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Tech
Ian Spero

Traditional health and adjacent business will be affected, shaped and in some case redefined. We all stand to win from this revolution which could make ageing a lot more fun than it is for many older adults today. The future really is in our hands.

BOMB-PROOF Plants Have Become A Reality Thanks To Science

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists from the University of York have discovered a key enzyme that could help make plants bomb-proof. TNT, found in explosives, inhibit the g...

We're Officially Closer To Creating The World's Most Powerful Computer

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Tech

Tech giant, Intel has pledged $50 million (£33 million) to quantum computing research, which could ultimately give us a supercomputer unlike any mach...

Video Appears To Show 'Space Junk' Hurtling Towards Busy City Street

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK

Another day, another interesting dash cam video. This time it appears to show a very fast streak of light hurtling to the ground near a busy street...

The 'Swarm Man' Modified Drone Is As Cool As It Sounds

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 06.09.2015 | UK Tech

This is very cool. A British engineer has adapted a steel frame into a flying machine capable of levitating 20 metres off the ground. Nicknamed ...

11 Reasons Why We Hate WhatsApp

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Tech

WhatsApp, the little green square that tends to take over phone notifications has now hit 900 million monthly active users. CEO Jan Kourn confirme...

Securing Children's Safety in a Digital World

Baroness Joanna Shields | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK Politics
Baroness Joanna Shields

There can be no greater mission than to protect children and enable them to use the internet to learn, dream, create and communicate without fear. Together we can help end sexual exploitation of children online and give them the future they deserve.

Aren't You Fed Up Of Being Tired, Frazzled And Glued To Your Phone?

Poorna Bell | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Poorna Bell

We're stressed, we feel over-worked and arranging to meet up with friends feels more like a chore than the fun evening out it's mean to be. Personally, I think these are several symptoms of our increasing tech addiction.

Walking Home After A Night Out Just Got A LOT Safer

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK Tech

"Walk on, walk on with hope in your heart, And you'll never walk alone." Chanted by Liverpool fans around the UK these words have also become the ...

Google Docs Lets You Type Using Your Voice As Long As You Don't Swear

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK Tech

Google Docs now lets you type using voice recognition. Hoorah. In a blog post about the update, Google wrote: "Voice typing has helped change t...

Concorde 2.0 Will Have Bendy Wings If This Incredible Drone Is Anything To Go By

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Tech

Meet X-56A, a drone that takes engineers one step closer to the Son of Concorde -- a supersonic passenger jet that could fly from New York to London i...

There's A Lightsaber University Where You Can Literally Awaken The Force, No Seriously

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK Tech

Education is at times in the eye of the beholder. Some sign up to extra courses to enhance their IT skills others train to get better at wielding a li...

A Rare Disease That Turns Muscle Into BONE Could Soon Be A Thing Of The Past

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK Tech

A new study has revealed the science behind why people with a devastating condition called Stone Man Syndrome, also known as fibrodysplasia ossificans...

Japan's Street View For Cats Is Everything You'd Want It To Be

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK Tech

If you've ever wondered what it's like to see the world through the eyes of a cat your dreams have come true. A city in Japan has developed an onl...

Fans Awaken For Force Friday

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK Tech

Force Friday has arrived as Star Wars fans around the globe go into hyperdrive for the new 'Force Awakens' toys. In a co-ordinated launch with the ...

This Is What Happens When You Google 'Fun Facts'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK Tech

If you are in the middle of doing something important, look away now -- Google's new 'fun facts' feature is the perfect recipe for procrastination. ...

So, This Is How A "Spoon" Ended Up On Mars

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK Tech

We can now add "spoons" to the list of crazy things people have seen on Mars. Unlike the "alien woman" some UFO hunters got excited about last ...

Samsung Just Turned Your Phone Into A Giant Remote For Your House

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK Tech

To naked eye, it's a small white box that appears to be quite harmless. But Samsung's SmartThings Hub could be the device that takes over our homes an...

Teenage Father Of Two Accidentally Kills Himself Taking Selfie With Gun

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK

A 19-year-old man from Houston, Texas has accidentally killed himself after taking a selfie with a gun. Deleon Alonso Smith, suffered the fatal bla...