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Samsung Galaxy S5 Designer Replaced

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Tech

Update: Samsung has released a statement clarifying Chang Dong-hoon's change in role. The head designer of the Galaxy S5 has been replaced. Or is i...

Hey, Nintendo, Here Are 7 Games That DO Feature Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Tech

Nintendo's banning of same-sex marriage in its upcoming game 'Tomodachi Life' has prompted an online campaign to force them to reverse the decision. ...

Bringing Tech-Savvy Into the Workforce

Garry Veale | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Tech
Garry Veale

I have four teenage children, so as you can imagine, wi-fi usage is pretty high in our house. They each have several connected devices and they use all of them, (a lot!), both at home and when out and about. They are pretty typical teenagers and like their peers are really interested in new technologies. For them, tech is cool. For me, their attitude heralds great things.

Big Data, Algorithms and Innovation - Oh My!

Brendan Flattery | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Tech
Brendan Flattery

These two technologies are quietly changing lives and providing incredible innovations that have affected everyone who has ever searched the web, bought something from an online store, or been tempted to click on a website offering something that 'other readers/buyers also enjoyed'...

Realising the Real Value From 'The Internet of Things'

BG Srinivas | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Tech
BG Srinivas

Of course, when data is the central resource in a world of connected machines, data privacy and security become paramount. Rapid strides are being made, both by regulatory agencies as well as industry bodies, in developing an effective policy framework for protecting client data and enforcing strict security policies.

This New Apple Exec Just Received An Obscene 'Golden Hello'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Tech

Ex-Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts has been given a rather tasty little sweetener in her new role at Apple - $68m (£40m) of shares just for turning up. ...

This Is The World's First Disposable Coffee Machine

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Tech

"Our coffee bag is to coffee what the wine bottle is to wine." Quite a bold claim from the makers of the world's first disposable coffee machine, t...

Working At Amazon Sounds Like An Absolute Nightmare

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Tech

Amazon may be the world's largest online retailer, keen to recruit the cream of the planet's talent. But by several accounts recently posted online, a...

Join the Food Revolution!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

Whoever said 'never work with children or animals' may have had a point but here at Food Tube we're always ready to throw caution to the wind. Which is why, as we count down to the third global Food Revolution Day on Friday 16 May, the whole gang is fuelling the fight to get kids cooking!

Are You a Slave to Your Smartphone?

Bev James | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Tech
Bev James

Do you find that being "too busy" stops you from achieving what you want to achieve each day, each week or even each year? Managing your time and your productivity yourself is the only way to stop the busyness and start doing what matters.

Why Governments Suffer Public Backlashes on Personal Data Projects

Colin Strong | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Tech
Colin Strong

Why is it that policy relating to personal data seems to generate so much controversy? Take the recent huge public outcry over care.data which resulted in massive negative media coverage, questions in Parliament and subsequent delays to what many consider to be an important program for the well-being of the nation's health.

Students Would Rather Give Up Sex Than Their Smartphones, Research Finds

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Students would rather give up sex, coffee and eating out over their smartphones, with nearly two thirds owning three or more connected devices, resear...

Chinese Men Jailed For Stealing Digital Swords

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Tech

Two Chinese men are heading to jail for two years after being convicted of stealing £3,798 of virtual items. The cyber-criminals, Mr Wang and Mr C...

Every Human On Earth. Dumped In The Grand Canyon. Just Because.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Tech

Admit it, you've always wanted to know how big the pile would be if every human on Earth was dumped in the Grand Canyon. Well wait no more, here it...

Some People Think This Rock 'Face' Is Proof Of Underground Alien Base

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Tech

Hey guys, some American chap has found indisputable proof that aliens exist. Here it is... See? The face? The face that is indisputable proo...

Would You Have Sex With A Robot... If It Stole Your Job?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Chris York | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Tech

A new poll has revealed a third of Britons fear the rise of robots. But others find them unusually sexy. One in six of those asked said they would ...

iPhone Users 'The Most Likely To Sext'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK Tech

iPhone owners are the most likely to send a sexy text message or "sext", according to a new poll. A survey by YouGov found that more than 30% of iP...

Do You Think Before You Text?

Victoria Mapplebeck | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Tech
Victoria  Mapplebeck

At 38, I was a freelance film director. After a short relationship ended, I found myself single, pregnant and broke. I decided to have the baby and raise him alone. Years after my son was born, scrolling though an old Nokia, I found that I had unwittingly archived a three-year dialogue of text messages between my son's father and I.

The Interesting Accessibility of WebRTC

Paul Lees | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Tech
Paul Lees

The next step in the communication revolution is to have a conversation with any person, anywhere in the world, as if they were in the room next to you. The latest development on the road to that becoming a reality is the creation WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication), which is paving the way to reach a new level of connectedness.

Socialising the Web of Data

Alice Bonasio | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Tech
Alice Bonasio

What we see with data today is a similar situation to what we had in the era prior to Web 2.0, where there was a lot of content around, but socialisation over that content was not enabled. Just as we've seen with the social media boom of recent years, however, there is now an opportunity and appetite for creating communities of interest around the socialisation of data.

Silk Road Is Back And Busier Than Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK

Six months after the FBI shut down the most notorious black market website imaginable, it's back and busier than ever. Once known as "the eBay for ...

This Washing Machine Tearing Itself To Pieces Is Strangely Moving

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK Tech

There's something strangely horrible and fascinating about placing a heavy weight in a washing machine and watching it shake itself to death. Perha...

Becoming A Father For The First-Time? There's An App For That

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

First-time father? Don't worry, there's an app for that. While you're surely over the moon at becoming a parent for the first time, there is (undou...

Embracing Technology in the Classroom Offers Real Benefits to Teachers and Students

Lesley Donoghue | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Lesley Donoghue

Today's digital world has led to huge developments in how both academic and vocational courses are delivered, with educators at all levels looking at ways to embrace the digital age to captivate minds, engage students and enhance their learning.

How 'Accessible' Is Your GP?

Dr Nitin Shori | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Tech
Dr Nitin Shori

GPs have been challenged to improve access to NHS services, with new pilot schemes looking set to give patients alternative ways to consult with their local doctor.