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Snap Back to Reality - the Future of AR

Dmitry Bagrov | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Tech
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Dmitry Bagrov

Imagine a combination of augmented reality sight, hearing and on screens all around you. All combing with Big Data, to bring you up to date information on your surroundings, see something interesting and want to know more? Your AR devices will tell you. No more need to get out your phone and google the information.

Will Virtual Reality Change Travel?

Edward Lowe | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Tech
Edward Lowe

Far removed from the days of holiday brochures, with three or four images of a hotel as the only guide to a two weeks stay, customer's demands for information regarding their accommodation is growing forever more ravenous.

Why Banning Mobile Phones In Pubs Isn't The Solution To Antisocial T**ts

Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Tech
Sophie Gallagher

We've all been in a bar and bemoaned the surrounding tables of people who are more interested in their Facebook feed, than the friend sitting opposite them. Entire dinner times lost scrolling through the internet making you wonder why they bothered even coming out at all?

Are Online Business Networks on the Way Out?

Paul Blanchard | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Tech
Paul Blanchard

A couple of weeks ago, two friends of mine independently decided to leave LinkedIn. They clicked the 'close account' button and that was it...gone in an instant. I have to say, I was shocked. But then, perhaps I shouldn't have been.

Instagram Stories: How Do They Work?

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Tech

Instagram has launched a new feature, “Instagram Stories” so that users can easily capture and share all of their daily moments and “not worry a...

Is Smart Tech Making us Dumb?

Danielle Bond | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Tech
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Danielle Bond

In navigating our digital future and mulling over how best to help staff and customers win the proverbial stare-downs in the years ahead, there is a desperate need for slower, more deliberate thinking through some of the most complex problems the world has ever faced.

This Japanese Robot Is Proof That Mankind Is Doomed

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Tech

Japanese scientists have managed to create the world’s creepiest robot, able to make decisions completely of it’s own accord without any human int...

Pokemon Go Angers Fans After Update Deletes All Of Their Progress

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK Tech

Pokemon Go has angered some fans with the latest app update after a glitch deleted all of their progress to date and sent them back to level one. The...

Digital Diets May Cause Damage

Dr. Raian Ali | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK Tech
Dr. Raian Ali

Despite the increasing popularity of such Digital Diet applications, and other software-based behavioural change solutions, there does not seem to be any clear scientific background or evidence in relation to their effectiveness and sustainability of effect.

This Unprecedented Alzheimer's Drug Could Slow The Disease By 80 Per Cent

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK Tech

Alzheimer’s research has had a breakthrough in possible treatment after new drug trials show positive results in slowing the disease. The clinical ...

Technology Could Lead Humanity to the Promised Land - Or Back to a Desperate Period of Neo-serfdom

Simon Franks | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK Tech
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Simon Franks

The technological changes that we are witnessing are potentially heading for a collision with society as we know it. Not preparing our country adequately will lead society to a very harsh destination.

This Is How Many Calories You Burn Playing Pokemon Go

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Pokemon Go has received plenty of praise for getting people off their sofas and encouraging them to move more. Now, experts from Bupa UK have calculat...

10 Tips For Creating a Science Crowdfunding Campaign

Justine Alford | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Tech
Justine Alford

It would be great if you could just launch your campaign page, sit back, relax, and watch the donations pour in. Realistically, though, you need to put some thought and effort into your campaign to make it the success that it has the potential to be

Solar Impulse: the Sun in the Glowing Heart

Marco Morosini | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Tech
Marco Morosini

For two centuries technological civilization has revolved around the energy of fossil fuels, but now humankind has the capability and knowledge to make the energy of the sun the centre of its development.

Pokemon Go Players Are Convinced Their Pets Can See Pokemon In Real Life

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Comedy

The Pokemon game that took Britain by storm has been released in its home nation of Japan, and it didn’t take long before eagle-eyed players there n...

This Could Be The Name Of The First City On Mars

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Tech

Colonising Mars is something all sci-fi fans dream of - making our home on the red planet and taking our first steps into inhabiting places beyond Ear...

The Honest Trailer For Pokemon Go Gives Us A Much Needed Reality Check

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Comedy

Pokemon Go has well and truly overtaken society, so the folks at Smosh decided it was time for a little reality check with an Honest Trailer. Comparin...

Child-on-Child Abuse Must Be Tackled

Javed Khan | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK
Javed Khan

We've left children to navigate their way through this explicit content and decide what is right and what is wrong. Even parents who provide loving homes don't necessarily know how to keep their children safe online. Children must be better protected and understand what the parameters of acceptable sexual behaviour are, so as a society we can prevent this from happening.

Domain Name Antics in the US Presidential Primaries: A Round-Up

Russell Haworth | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK Tech
Russell Haworth

The humble domain name is a small but significant ingredient in this. It's both a signpost to a candidate's home on the web, and an element of their online brand. At Nominet we have been looking with interest across the Atlantic at all this high-profile domain name related activity, and we think it's high time for a round-up of candidates' domain name strategies.

London's International Fintech will Survive the Brexit Vote‬

Cameron Stevens | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK Tech
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Cameron Stevens

The most important thing for London entrepreneurs now is our attitude. We need to confront the inescapable facts of Brexit and the likely loss of jobs, funding and confidence that it will bring in the short term. But in doing so, we have to remember our origins.

Scientists Have Found The Fountain Of Youth, And It's Not The Holy Grail

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK Tech

Forget the Holy Grail, it seems humans can actually live forever by just relying on a simple enzyme. New clinical trials have suggested a male hormone...

ID Fraudsters are Lurking in the Technosphere, Here's How to Give Them the Slip

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

So how do we protect ourselves? Unfortunately there's no silver bullet - the most effective way to go about it is to layer on security measures, creating a protective digital blanket around the really important stuff.

GPS Tracking Technology To Save Endangered Hawksbill Turtles

Frontier | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK Tech

Hawksbill Turtles, so named because of their distinctive pointed beaks, are already dangerously close to becoming extinct and so the findings from this research project will no doubt become vital in the restoration of these underwater creatures.

Make Tech Not War: How Technology Will Be the End of Nation States.

Dmitry Bagrov | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK Tech
Dmitry Bagrov

The end of the UK's membership of the EU could be seen as the beginning of the end. Or as the start of a new world order where war and division are replaced by technology, peace and a global community. Bound together not by political ideology but by practicalities.

British Pupils are Leaving School (Tech) Illiterate

Mark Murphy | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK Tech
Mark Murphy

Teenagers really don't know it all. We think that because they spend all day on the computer that they understand tech, but many leave school with an insufficient understanding of basic security measures or what software or "code" even looks like - let alone how to write it