UK Tech.

CES 2015: Connections and Connectivity

Mark Whitby | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Tech
Mark Whitby

There is still plenty of work to be done to develop standardised platforms before an 'IoT' revolution can take place. However, it is fair to say that data will be the lifeblood of the complex networks of smart devices which are set to become central to making our lives easier.

The Viral Obsession

Danny Weitzkorn | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Tech
Danny Weitzkorn

It's not a case of us not liking them. You only need to look at your newsfeed to come across a piece of content doing the rounds online. It's just that we don't want brands to specifically try and create virals.

Hippo Chases Down A Boat In Terrifying Encounter

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Tech

Terrifying footage has emerged of a boat narrowly escaping an attack by a 1,500kg hippopotamus. Sailors on the waterways of Malawi face many danger...

Why Do We Get Jealous?

DNews | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Tech

At times, we all feel jealous, but why? What purpose does the emotion serve?...

Sewer Explosion Throws Boy 10 Metres Into The Air

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Tech

Shocking footage has emerged from China showing a young boy being thrown into the air by a sewer explosion. The video comes from surveillance camer...

Glitter Bomb Site Founder Doesn't Want You To Use His Company

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Tech

A company founder has urged people not to use his service after having a swift change of heart. Less than a day after news of his company, ShipYour...

Is Using a Paper Diary Retro or Does it Make Me a Luddite?

Jonathan Guy | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Tech
Jonathan Guy

People collect old letters; they collect stamps, manuscripts and historic papers. Some of the most valuable items in the British Museum are written or printed on paper.

Can Smartwatches Be the Future of Wearable Tech?

Mat Greenfield | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Tech
Mat Greenfield

The crop of wearable smart devices at CES overwhelmingly leant towards controlling the features of your phone and fitness tracking, but are these the only applications?

New Shaky Low-Quality Footage Is Indisputable Proof Of The Yeti

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech

Fans of mythical and almost certainly non-existent creatures have been working themselves into a lather over new footage of the notoriously camera shy...

Britain: A Nation of Startups

Stuart Rock | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Tech
Stuart Rock

There's a fresh generation in Britain - of all ages - who currently more likely to be determined and optimistic. Because those are the qualities you need to start and run a business. It's not about being original and inventive, it's about getting out there and doing it. And more of us are.

The Social Networking Stigma: Blocking

Claire Lim | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Tech
Claire Lim

Whatever the reason for the blocking, it is the right of the blocker to block whomever they wish, after all, it's their personal feed. Social networking is not real life and it must be remembered that we should separate the two.

Social Media and Freedom of Speech: Why #JeSuisCharlie

Liam Beattie | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK Tech
Liam Beattie

The debate around freedom of speech has now become a fundamental issue when it comes to our online communication.

Restaurants Now Offer Free Food - But Only If You're 'Beautiful'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech

A Korean restaurant in China has been branded "shameful" after offering free food to people based on their physical appearance. Jeju Island restaur...

Gates drinks water made from faeces. So do you.

Rémi Kaupp | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Tech
Rémi Kaupp

You may not know it, but there is a good chance that you, too, have already been drinking water that has been - at least partially - recycled from wastewater.

Cameron's Proposed 'Snapchat' Ban Would Sign Us Up To This Dubious Club

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech

The ultra-authoritarian government in Beijing has announced a sweeping crackdown on private social media messaging in a haunting echo of our own Prime...

Me and My e-Self

Saoud Moco | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK Tech
Saoud Moco

I see gossip as marketing - direct and indirect. In other words, what others say about me and I say about myself. Ideally the two would concur.

My Resolution for 2015: To Sleep (and Dream... and Create)

Dr Richard Graham | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK Tech
Dr Richard Graham

The digital detox, for as long as it can be tolerated (nerves of steel required), always improves the amount and apparent quality of sleep - even for those who do not believe themselves to be addicted.

10 Times TV Shows Predicted The Future

AllTime10s | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Tech

Sometimes fact can be stranger than fiction and that certainly was the case these 10 times TV shows predicted the future. From Google Glass to 9/11...

Crayola Facebook Page Hacked And Filled With Posts About Boobs

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Tech

Crayon giants Crayola had a full-scale social media meltdown on Sunday when their Facebook Page was hacked and filled with off-colour material. Did...

Hold the Line - Consumers Paying Over the Odds for Digital Bundles

Andrew Ferguson | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK Tech
Andrew Ferguson

There are a million and one things to consider when moving house including ordering a phone line and a broadband connection. However, I strongly recommend waiting to ensure you get the right deal for you and don't end up paying more than is necessary.

Privacy or Flow?

Steve Loynes | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK Tech
Steve Loynes

I'm perfectly happy to let Google (and a few select others) collect, collate and monetise my data in return for the outstanding services it delivers me at no financial cost. I don't find the benefits of Facebook sufficient to allow it the same courtesy and thus, thankfully, don't have to suffer the desperate status updates of people I haven't seen in 20 years.

Brown Faces in Tech Spaces

Damilola Odelola | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK Tech
Damilola Odelola

If the industry is dominated by white men - as most very profitable industries are - that automatically means that others have a harder time breaking through and getting some of those riches. Women are already paid less in tech making it harder for them to get a piece of the pie.

10 Gadgets to Take on Holiday in 2015

Jackson Rawlings | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK Tech
Jackson Rawlings

Let's take a look at 10 of the best gadgets to take with you abroad this summer. Where possible, we've provided a cheaper and premium option.

The Art of Being a YouTuber: Lindsey Stirling

Pippa Moyle | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Tech
Pippa Moyle

Successful YouTubers now have shows on BBC Radio 1, Penguin book deals, cosmetic ranges and spend a lot of time traveling the world, whilst millions of subscribers buy into their brand.

Why I'm Saying 'Goodbye London' and 'Hello to New York'

Will Bancroft | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Tech
Will Bancroft

Whilst I'd been thinking about America for a while, it felt as if I needed a catalyst to spur me into action. I was also taking a little time to just breathe, after an intense few years in my first startup.