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eBay Truths

Sarah Kwong | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK Tech
Sarah Kwong

I used to be an eBay addict. It sounds laughable, but when you're receiving poorly-packaged parcel after parcel at your office, and you don't have a clue what it's going to be, it's troubling (and kind of like Christmas! Mystery gifts to unwrap! But back to being sinister...)

PIC: When Listicles Go Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Comedy

Yes, yes - we know The Huffington Post creates listicles, too. Loads of 'em. So maybe this screengrab of a Buzzfeed page serves as a warning to al...

Peaches Geldof's Instagram Shut Down: What Should Happen to Your Social Media When You Die?

Ellen Stewart | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Tech
Ellen Stewart

While the exact reason for the request has not been disclosed, I can't help but wonder if it has anything to do with the somewhat inappropriate and at times trollish comments left by users alongside pictures of the 25-year-old and her family.

Top 10 Things to Hate About Facebook

Stephen Hamilton | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Comedy
Stephen Hamilton

1. Share if you love your kids. Oh, really? So, let me get this straight. I love my kids, you love your kids, and we all love our kids. But, you want me to let you know that I love my kids and I want you to let me know you love your kids, too? Plus, both of us get to tell the whole frigging world that we both love our kids...

Explainer: Should You Change Your Password After Heartbleed?

The Conversation UK | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Tech
The Conversation UK

If you're struggling to understand the deluge of information about the Heartbleed vulnerability, you're not alone. Some reports tell us to change all our online passwords immediately, others warn us that this could do more harm than good. There is a lot of misinformation out there.

The 'Streaming' Battle for Viewers

Andrew Ferguson | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Ferguson

The rise of services like BBC iPlayer, Netflix and NOW TV has created a TV viewing revolution, but it isn't clear yet who the winner will be in this new battle for the viewers' attention.

Parking Downhill: The Three-Minute Technique to Help Jump Start Your Work Day

Farez Rahman | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Tech
Farez Rahman

Before finishing for the day, or when you know there'll be a significant pause on the work before you continue with it, identify the next set of simple tasks that you need to do. These will form your "pickup tasks" for the next day.

Win An iPhone Alarm Clock Dock With HuffPost's 'Grab-A-Gadget'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Tech

We're a generous bunch here at HuffPostUK Tech and to prove it we've created Grab-A-Gadget. Every week you get the chance to win a gadget of your v...

Online Privacy: Generation A

Louise Orpin | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Tech
Louise Orpin

In the same way that people believe history repeats itself, each generation has something new to offer the world. We've had Generation X - the MTV Generation, then came Generation Y, the Millennials, at the turn of 2000.

How Mobile Is Driving the Native Revolution

Piers North | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Tech
Piers North

Native advertising is one of the buzz words of the moment and it generally provokes one of two reactions. Either a sense of confusion, or the feeling that it's an over-hyped phrase which is just a new way of describing what we do already - creating advertising which is relevant to the editorial experience.

In a Digital World Are the 4 P's of Marketing Still Relevant?

Tony Fish | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK Tech
Tony Fish

I am neither brave nor stupid enough to suggest that this replace the traditional and time tested marketing mix thinking, but the old framework doesn't embrace for digital as the fundamental and does not allow in its teaching digital first.

Someone Just Wrote The Worst Song Lyrics. Ever.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Tech

Prepared to be amazed astounded. This, ladies and gentlemen, is the worst song about social media ever. And since that's a very limited field w...

I Am a Facebook Fan and Proud of It!

Jaki Scarcello | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Tech
Jaki Scarcello

My affection, for this virtual coffee shop was poignantly brought to my attention when two dear friends were killed in a tragic traffic accident. I learned of their death on Facebook, checking in late one evening and seeing some disturbing comments which led me to investigate further and the sad truth was revealed. I grieved with the Friends of my friends, most of whom I had never met.

Conscious Uncoupling From Social Media

Rachel Wilson-Couch | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Tech
Rachel Wilson-Couch

In the aged 30 - 40 bracket? Single? Sans child? Then welcome to Facebook, the only social medial site that makes you feel like the whole world is 'expressing' milk at 2 in the morning and that you'll never have your own fairytale engagement with hundreds of 'likes' to reaffirm your very existence in the world.

There's A Heart On Mars. Kind Of...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Tech

There's a heart on Mars. Not a real one obviously, but a dusty outline that may have been caused by a volcano. The feature has so intrigued rese...

Juggling In First Person Is Pretty Mesmerising

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Tech

Juggling is hard but it looks pretty cool. And when you combine it with a GoPro camera it becomes mesmerising. The very talented chap in Ven...

This Plane Will Try To Fly Around The World With No Fuel

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK

Flying non-stop across America powered only by the sun was impressive enough but this rather wide plane is about to do the entire globe. Pretty i...

About That 'Fuck the Poor?' Thing

Adrian Grist | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK
Adrian Grist

This 'social experiment' leads us to the conclusion we're all total bastards. And I must be a bastard too, because when I see a man with a sandwich board rattling his unsanctioned charity tin without any clue as to which charity (if any) he is working for, I too would ignore him.

Are You an X Offender? How Many Kisses Do We Need on a Text Message?

The Guyliner | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

Few things are as mind-numbingly political, stupid and awkward than the simple 'x'. Not the one that marks the spot on a treasure map, or the one that ends the words box and fox, but the little mark of appreciation you put at the end of a text or an email to denote a kiss.

8 Tips On How To Land A Job In Cyber Security

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Your career adviser might not be too well versed on cyber security, let alone how to get a job in it. So we spoke to Philippa Melaniphy, Marketing ...

Meet The Taiwanese Tony Stark, Complete With Cardboard Iron Man Armour

WENN | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A twenty year-old artist and student has been dubbed 'The Taiwanese Tony Stark' for his life-size Iron Man armour . . . crafted out of cardboard. H...

Analog Is the New Organic

André Wilkens | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Tech
André Wilkens

Snowden has shown us that in the digital world a level of surveillance is possible and practiced that would never have been accepted in analogue democracies. Now people start to rebel

Internet Rights and Services, Strike at Data Retention Directive

Paul Lambert | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK Tech
Paul Lambert

The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ/CJEU) just announced a significant decision in relation to the mandated storage of users' communications data by telecoms companies and internet service providers.

Security, Privacy and Freedom - Let's Tell the Enemy Everything

Dr. Peter Cochrane | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK Tech
Dr. Peter Cochrane

A steady stream of revelations by WikiLeaks and Edward Snowden seems to have sensitised the media, twitterati and conference goers globally to the 'the privacy issue'.

How to Make Your Mark - and That All-Important First Impression

Ann Pickering | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ann Pickering

For a long time, the focus has been on how to get your foot on the career ladder and make the transition from education to the workplace. But now employers are increasingly realising that you hold the key to unlocking the digital potential of their business and they're looking to bring you on board.