UK Tech.

In Future These 'Kill Vehicles' Could Save Us From Nuclear Missiles

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Tech

The US military have successfully tested a "kill vehicle" aimed to take down enemy missiles. According to the Daily Mail, officials at a military b...

This Gadget Turns Your Car's Backseat Into Everyone's Favourite Place

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Tech

Nodding off during car journeys will never be the same again thanks to an inflatable mattress that turns the backseat of your car into a bed. This...

More Than 500 People Saw An 'Alien-Like Light' Flying Across The U.S. Skies

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Tech

A meteor lighting up the U.S. skies on Saturday evening was caught on camera by several witnesses. More than 550 people reported a large fireball ...

These Skill-Building Apps Are Actually More Fun Than Trawling Tinder (We Promise)

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Tech

Mobile apps are designed to cater to our every whim: from gaming to dating, shopping to saving, posting snarky comments (in under 140 characters) or p...

Mobiles of the Future: What the Next Generation of Smartphones Will Look Like

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 29.01.2017 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

Increasingly it seems there's nothing we can't do on our mobile phones - now we're even paying for goods with them - and just when all options look exhausted, release date rumours for the new iPhone 7 come creeping out of the woodwork.

Online Security: Quit Asking the Kids

Nicholas Shaw | Posted 29.01.2017 | UK Tech
Nicholas Shaw

We've all been there. Either sheepishly asking our kids, 'how do you do that thing that makes it stop beeping', or on the other side sighing as you pick up your father's phone and see 36 notifications in the task bar. But those days could be numbered.

Robots to the Rescue

Jodie Tyley | Posted 29.01.2017 | UK Tech
Jodie Tyley

Whatever the shape or size, the search and rescue robots of the future will accompany and assist humans in dangerous conditions, or may even be able to go it alone, leaving their human operators in the safety of the control room.

Buddy Up, Big Guy: Why Getting Big Companies to Collaborate With Small Creative Innovators Will Benefit Everyone

Caroline Norbury | Posted 29.01.2017 | UK
Caroline Norbury

But the creative sector MUST take more responsibility ITSELF for investing in the small, innovative businesses that make the UK's global offer so compelling. One of the ways it can do this is if big businesses, like the Apples of this world, can have a meaningful engagement with the small businesses that are the R&D labs of future services and products.

LEGO's New Toy Figure Is An Overdue Win For Inclusivity

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.01.2016 | UK Tech

LEGO has unveiled its first ever wheelchair figure in a much awaited nod to diversity. The cardigan-wearing model debuted at two toy fairs in Nure...

Is Apple's Allure Waning?

Dr Steve McCabe | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Tech
Dr Steve McCabe

The latest version of the iPhone - the 7 - is due out this year. However, the excitement that greeted the launch of a new Windows operating system is now lost in the mists of history; that's the nature of technology these days.

Twitter Outage Causes Social Mayhem

Roger Keenan | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Tech
Roger Keenan

Technology outages. Just seeing the phrase written down is enough to give people cause for concern, as there is very little more annoying than attempting to sign-in to your favourite online service to find a blank page or the dreaded 404 error message due to their servers being down.

A New Facebook Scam Could Destroy Your Credit Rating Forever

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.01.2016 | UK Tech

Police have asked Facebook users to be aware of scam artists fooling people into handing over personal information such as bank account details. Ha...

The British People Have a Right to Know Whether Google's Tax Settlement Is a Fair Deal

Seema Malhotra | Posted 28.01.2017 | UK Politics
Seema Malhotra

Yesterday I wrote to the National Audit Office (NAO) to ask if they will investigate the process by which HMRC agreed the settlement with Google UK for tax owed between 2005 and 2015.... If Google were paying the corporate tax rate on all its UK earning in 2014 alone it could well have paid around £200million. Yet HMRC has settled for just £130million over ten years, without any transparency or clarity. Little wonder that after George Osborne on Friday heralded this as a "victory", Downing Street has backtracked.

25 Rules for Using a Website Comments Section

Andrew Telling | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Tech
Andrew Telling

Of course, there are many balanced, intelligent humans who add positively to a conversation. But these rules are for the less-enlightened who flock to any and every site and define themselves through their bottom-dwelling 'contributions'.

Murdoch Says 'Posh Boy' Cameron Let Google Infiltrate Downing Street

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has hit out at David Cameron and George Osborne - deriding the pair as "posh boys" lobbied by Google executives cleverly planted in Dow...

A Politician Tried To Campaign On Tinder, And Obviously It Didn't Go Well

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Comedy

Hawaiian politician Greggor Ilagan was trying to find new ways to reach voters in his run for the State Senate - so obviously he decided to download T...

Someone's Made A Rap Song Slagging Off B.o.B. About His Flat-Earth Views

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Tech

In case you missed it, rapper B.o.B. thinks the earth is flat. That's right, flat. As in not spherical. As in ignoring every bit of evidence in fro...

If You're Using Safari Today, Here's Why It Likely Keeps On Crashing

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Staff | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Tech

Sarafi users are facing double trouble today with the Apple software facing two threats that could crash the browser and even force reboot your iPhone...

Want To Become An Astronaut? This Test Tells You If You've Got What It Takes

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Tech

Aspiring astronauts take note, the European Space Agency has unveiled a new test to help them select the best candidates to conquer the next frontior ...

Seven Tips for Older Entrepreneurs-To-Be

Camilla Ley-Valentin | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Tech
Camilla Ley-Valentin

Usually, when I am invited to speak about entrepreneurship, the focus is on young entrepreneurs who are ready to rule the world. However, you don't have to be young to become an entrepreneur. I was in my late thirties when we started Queue-it, and I was actually the youngest of the founders.

The CIA Have Revealed Top Secret UFO "X-Files" Online

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.01.2016 | UK Tech

Those who believe the truth is out there will be pleased to know the CIA have posted a few formerly classified "X-Files" online. The grand unveilin...

Revenge Porn's New Low

Mia Doring | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Tech
Mia Doring

Revenge porn is so last year though. This year in new ways to demean and humiliate women and how to top the charts in low living creepdom, it's all about "C*m Tributes". And it is highly disturbing.

This Paraglider Just 'Danced with Aurora'

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK Tech

Acro-paraglider Horacio Llorens has finally filled a lifetime ambition of 'dancing with Aurora' and the results were spectacular. Llorens is one o...

5 Secret Places That Google Maps Won't Let You See

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK Tech

Google Maps is notorious for hiding certain places from plain view. The number of controversial areas changes from time to time and an Australian ...

How Can We Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance Caused by the Overuse of Antibiotics?

Professor Colin Garner | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Tech
Professor Colin Garner

We have failed to listen to Sir Fleming and we now find ourselves in the situation of increasing antibiotic resistance. This resistance stems from appropriate and inappropriate use of antibiotics in food production, veterinary medicine and human health, as well as poor infection control.