UK Tech.

YouTube Red Is Google Taking Back Power in Online Video

Mat Greenfield | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Tech
Mat Greenfield

Last week saw a red letter day for YouTube, finally unveiling its long-rumoured subscription service: YouTube Red. In the process, it risked alienating video creators, dealt a blow to Internet advertising and made a bold move to ensure its future relevance in online media.

Martha Lane Fox's Women Warriors, 3D Printed Sound and Laughter in Outer Space. It Must be 'Wired' 2015!

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Tech
Brooke Roberts-Islam

Jam packed. Back-to-back nuggets of our tech-driven future being dispensed by the world's game changers. That's how if feels to sit in the front row at Wired 2015.

This Material Is So Dark That You Literally Won't Be Able To See It

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists have created an intriguing material that they claim absorbs almost all the light that hits it. The material made of carbon nanotubes, a...

Early Risers Are In For A Treat As Planetary Trio Puts On Stunning Rare Display

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Tech

Late October holds a cosmic treat for all early-risers. Jupiter, Venus and Mars are joining together to form a triangle that will be visible from E...

Why Technology Needs to Listen to Dance

Leila Johnston | Posted 24.10.2015 | UK Tech
Leila Johnston

I am the first digital artist-in-residence at the leading contemporary dance company, Rambert. I had my induction week earlier this month, and have been spending so a lot of time watching and thinking about the dance world in relation to tech culture.

How To Get More Likes On Instagram

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Style

We've already revealed which Instagram filter will give you the most likes, and now we're here to help you turn into a fully-fledged social media cele...

Worried Mother Says Her Identity Has Been Stolen Because Of The TalkTalk Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Tech

A mother of two has told The Huffington Post UK that her identity has been stolen following the TalkTalk cyber attack. 43-year-old Donna Kinnear to...

The TalkTalk Hack Is Escalating Rapidly - Someone Is Demanding A Ransom

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Tech

TalkTalk have confirmed receipt of a ransom note seeking payment from someone who is claiming responsibility for a security attack that could expose t...

TalkTalk Just Received A Ransom Note

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Tech

TalkTalk Have confirmed receipt of a ransom note seeking payment from someone who is claiming responsibility for the attack. A spokesperson for the...

Driverless Technology: London's Existing Drivers Must Be Central to the Solution

Justin Peters | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Tech
Justin Peters

London is commonly considered the UK's test bed for technology and innovation. As a hub for digital technology, it comes as no surprise that driverless cars, the most controversial motor innovation of recent times, would be trialled in the capital to show its potential for the rest of the country.

'TalkTalk Hackers' Issue Frightening Warning That Cyber Attack Is Just The Beginning

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Tech

An "Islamic group" claiming to be behind the TalkTalk cyber attack have said they are teaching "our children to use the web for Allah" and that they w...

Islamic Jihadis Are Claiming Responsibility For The TalkTalk Cyber Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Tech

The TalkTalk cyber attack that has potentially affected four million customers around the UK could have been caused by an Islamic jihadi group, a form...

NASA Just Had A Glimpse Of What The End Of The World Could Look Like

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Tech

NASA's scientists have for the first time, seen a solar system being "destroyed" and have predicted what the final days of our own planetary system co...

BB-8 Just Watched The 'Star Wars' Trailer And Its Reaction Is Adorable

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Tech

It's safe to say that excitement around the 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer' has reached fever-pitch. The film's trailer on YouTube amassed ...

Women, Westminster and the Web: A New Party for a New Politics?

Brie Rogers Lowery | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Politics
Brie Rogers Lowery

The internet and organisations like WEP can play a positive role by nudging established parties and the traditional political structures into opening up to modern ways of working. The next generation of activists wants their politics to be fast, open and effective - and there are massive electoral rewards ahead for the politicians who can capture that territory...

So Google Is Recording Everything You're Saying But There's A Way To Stop It

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Tech

Google keeps a log of all the silly (and not-so-silly) questions you ask it. The search engine's 'Ok Google' feature records every question you ask...

A Terrifying Satanic Video Has A Cryptic Message For The World That Nobody Can Figure Out

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Tech

The internet appears to be freaking out (again) over a rather terrifying video that is doing the rounds on social media. The video, almost two min...

Nike Surprised Michael J. Fox With World's First 'Back To The Future' Self-Tying Trainers

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Tech

Michael J. Fox tried on the first ever pair of self-tying trainers in honour of Back to the Future day on Wednesday. The Nike Mags are inspired by ...

Uh Oh Tesla's AutoPilot Mode Just Went Crazy On A Few Drivers

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Tech

If it's too good to be true, chances are it probably is. That is what Tesla Model S drivers have found out about the car's hyped-up AutoPilot Mode. ...

So This Google Employee Is Living In A Truck But He's Got A GREAT Reason

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Tech

You work hard at uni, try and graduate with a respectable result and hope that you'll land a job with a good company that will pay you enough to live ...

The 'Snoopers Charter' Could Mean Spies Get Control Of Your Phone

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Tech

Britain's spies could get a "dizzying" array of powers to hack our phones and computers as a new law is set to be introduced in the coming weeks. ...

A Frustrated Jose Mourinho Goes Through The Emojis

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Sport

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho looked a troubled man and resembled nearly every emotional emoji on your iPhone in Kiev on Tuesday night as his team dre...

This Instagram Account Takes Us Back To The Awful 80s TV Of Our Childhood

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Tech

Ah the days of VHS tapes, the DVDs of the 80s. Although they have now become a relic, video tapes remind us of a time when we were all content with gr...

Looking Outside the Valley: Why British Tech Companies Can Make It Outside the US

Vanessa Whiteside | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Tech
Vanessa Whiteside

Most businesses dream of going global, and British tech companies are no exception to the rule. But while it seems obvious that the latest crop of Silicon Roundabout trailblazers (tech firms based in London's Tech City) should expand to their Silicon "sister" in California, that might not always be the right choice.

Don't Panic But We Could Be Hurtling Towards Mass Extinction Again

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Tech

Life on Earth could be under threat scientists have warned, as the solar system is hurtling through a dangerous zone in the galaxy. The zone, dubbe...