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Killer Robots Take a Hit

Niall Couper | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech
Niall Couper

Coming soon near you it's The Terminator. Yes, folks the fully autonomous weapon is firmly on the horizon. Whether on the battlefield or targeted on the streets, these weapons should have no place in warfare or policing. But a future where the decision on whether you live or die could soon be made by a Killer Robot. It sounds like science fiction, but the reality is moving ever closer.

LOOK: The 'Comet Of The Century'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK Tech

It's been billed as the 'Comet of the Century' - despite fears it could simply disappear into the fiery depths of the Sun. But now it looks like Is...

How Best To See Comet ISON

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK Tech

It's already visible through binoculars but Comet ISON is set to get even brighter in the coming weeks. So if you want to get a glimpse of the so-c...

A Laser-Guided Beard Trimmer

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK Tech

There are a few things that benefit from being laser-guided - mostly bombs, and other such deadly ordinance. So excuse us for being slightly baffled b...

US Feds Make A 3D-Printed Gun...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK Tech

Cody Wilson made it all look so easy - 3D print a gun, fire it and send the whole world into a frenzied panic. But while American officials have co...

Is This The First Ever Robot Suicide?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK Tech

Rejoice! Clear news our soon-to-be robot overlords might just have an inherent weakness has arrived from Austria. One of the little critters has be...

This Is The World's Rarest Camera

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Tech

What could be the world's most rarest camera is to be sold at auction - and could fetch a whopping £1.7 million. The Leica Luxus II is thought to ...

Roast Grind And Brew?

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Tech

A new type of coffee machine promises not only to revolutionise the way you make coffee at home but potentially the entire industry. Bonaverde Coff...

You Can Literally Throw This 360-Degree Camera In The Name Of Art

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Tech

Remember how excited we got over the prototype for a throwable camera that shot 360-degree panoramas in mid-air? Well, they're about to become a co...

LOOK: Is This The Best Photo Of Saturn Yet?

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa loves us. How else would you explain them continuously churning out images like this... Click on the image for a hi-res annotated version...

Nintendo Are Going Back To Their Roots

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Tech

It's easy to forget but Nintendo didn't start out making video games - they started making playing cards way back in 1889. So in a nod to their pas...

Kaspersky Says Space Station Was Not Infected With Stuxnet

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Tech

UPDATE: Kaspersky has clarified that the International Space Station was not infected with Stuxnet. In a statement the company said: "On November 7...

Google Patents Neck Tattoo With Built-In Microphone

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Tech

Tattoos are cool right? Well yeah, unless they betray your unintended emotions and move us one step closer to an Orwellian dystopia where it's impo...

The Sun Is About To Completely Flip Over

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Tech

The Sun's entire magnetic field is on the verge of flipping over. Scientists are convinced the source of all life on Earth will shortly reverse pol...

Are Apple Developing Curved Screens?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Tech

The recent release of the new iPhone range clearly hasn't been enough to assuage the Apple rumour mill - will we ever be satisfied. To be fair thou...

Girl Can 'Feel' Machines

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Tech

Synesthesia is an unusual and poorly understood neurological condition in which a person involuntary experiences a stimuli in a normally unassociated ...

A One-Tonne Satellite Will Smash Into Earth Tonight...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A one-tonne satellite is set to smash into Earth on Sunday - but scientists have no idea where. The Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulatio...

The Death of (Free) Keywords, Not SEO

Martin MacDonald | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Martin MacDonald

Google finally did us all the service of stopping the charade of keyword privacy concerns in analytics packages, and finally removed them entirely from their search referrers this week. Rand Fishkin, CEO of Moz (the worlds best selling SEO toolset) wrote a piece on his personal blog, calling it the first existential threat to the industry.

Google Have Revealed What Their Mysterious Barges Are

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Tech

Proving that speculation and hearsay is usually more interesting than the mundane truth, Google have revealed what their mysterious floating barges ar...

WATCH: Just... Wow

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Tech

Yves "Jetman" Rossy celebrated Japan's Mount Fuji being designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site the only way he knows how - by flying around it. Th...

Would You Trust A Knife-Wielding Checkout Robot?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Tech

In what could prove to be one of the most important moves ever made by humanity, scientists have taught our soon-to-be-robot-overlords not to stab us....

Olympic Torch Launched Into Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Tech

The Olympic torch was been blasted into space on Thursday to make its first ever spacewalk though - obviously - it wont be lit. The iconic flame be...

Toyota Want You To Bond With Your Vehicle

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Tech

Good news for Knight Rider lovers and the terminally lonely - Toyota's new vehicle will read your emotions and could even be your friend. Or your hors...

The iPhone 6 Screen Could Be Very Special Indeed

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Apple's decision to open a new factory in Arizona in partnership with mineral crystal firm GT Advanced Technologies is fuelling speculation the iPhone...

Excellent News For Retro Gamers

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Tech

You may dramatically gain weight, develop RSI and be crippled by rickets but the good news is - and we suspected this all along - playing video games ...