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Prince William Calls To Harness Tech For Positive Reasons Instead Of Cyberbullying

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Tech

At the London 2016 Founders Forum, the Duke of Cambridge implored the biggest tech giants to help tackle cyberbullying among children, as well as ackn...

The Changing Tides of Accessibility in Gaming

Ian Hamilton | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Tech
Ian Hamilton

I've been working in the field of accessibility for disabled gamers for a while, and even now in the wider accessibility community you still from time to time hear the question "why accessibility in gaming? Why expend effort on that when there are so many other pressing issues facing people with disabilities?"

Obese Patients Can Now Have a Gut 'Tap' To Drain Stomach Contents

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Tech

You might think that hitting the gym sounds like a drastic solution to weight loss, but wait till you hear this. A new device has been approved for us...

This Could Solve The Problem Of Leaving Your Dog Home Alone For Hours

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Tech

How often do you feel bad about leaving your canine friend alone at home all day whilst you’re out at work? Well worry no more. Now the world’s fi...

Uber Launches Food Delivery App In The UK

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Tech

Your relationship Uber is about to get hella more integrated. After an Uber drops you off after a heavy night out and you wake up the next morning hu...

This Could Revolutionise Surgery As We Know It

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Tech

This week, a robotic operation to remove a patient’s rectal cancer was streamed live to surgeons, believed to be the first time ever via satellite. ...

Revolutionary Condom 'Can't Be Broken With A Needle'

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Tech

Condoms have been given their first makeover in 70 years and the new design is so strong you “can’t break it with a needle”. Swedish condom bran...

Why Some People Can't Turn Down Sweets

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Tech

Ever wonder why some people find it harder to resist the sweetie jar than others? Scientists may have found an explanation. Although most people tend...

Why Women Live Longer Than Men

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Tech

The fact that women live longer than men has been the source of many terrible jokes over the ages. But why is that so? That's what Steven Austad, Ph.D...

Facebook Accused Of Pro-Brexit Bias In Status Updates

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Tech

Facebook has removed EU referendum status update after being accused of a pro-Brexit bias. Previously the social media platform had allowed users to u...

CCTV - Protection or Infringement?

David Rosenberg | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Tech
David Rosenberg

The most surprising thing about Edward Snowden's revelations was how unsurprised we all were by them. The dystopian visions of our most paranoid friends had been confirmed and we all kind of shrugged and added a capital letter to our password which we later changed back to lower case because it was too difficult to remember.

Can the iPhone Model Really Work For Xbox One?

Jamie Dickerson | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Tech
Jamie Dickerson

Every year, the iPhone is upgraded and replaced, and suddenly your new phone doesn't seem so new anymore. As a selling model this obviously works quite wells, as Apple currently sit at the top of the tech industry money pile. But can the same model work for videogames?

Mark Zuckerberg Did A Facebook Live Q&A And He Got Trolled

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg held a Q&A session live on his page on Tuesday, answering a range of user-submitted questions over the course...

Germany 'Needs To Ban' All Petrol-Powered Cars By 2030 To Reach Emissions Target

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Tech

Germany could be about to become one of the first European countries to set a date by which to ban all petrol-powered cars. The European nation has ma...

New Milky Way Molecule Could Solve The Mystery Of Life On Earth

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Tech

Researchers are one step closer to answering one of life's biggest mysteries after discovering a chiral molecule in interstellar space. These chiral m...

Scientists May Be Able To Restore Memories In Brains Damaged By Age

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Tech

New research suggests that scientists may be able to restore memories by inserting neutral stem cells into damaged brains. A team at Texas A&M Univers...

How To Stop A Fizzy Drink From Exploding All Over You

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Tech

It’s the question that even Wikipedia struggles to answer but now a chemistry lecturer has waded in to the great fizzy drink debate – does tapping...

Science Says Your Cat Is Way More Intelligent Than You Think

Sciencedaily | Poorna Bell | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Tech

We've always had a sneaking suspicion that our cats are more clever than they let on, and a new study by scientists reveals that, yes, they are. Acco...

Scientists Have Worked Out When Aliens Will Make Contact

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Tech

The big question, for those scanning the skies for extra-terrestrial life, is: when will aliens make contact? In fact, it's hard to believe they haven...

Facebook Rolls Out Suicide Prevention Tool Worldwide

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Tech

Facebook is rolling out a new suicide prevention tool, which hopes to provide help and support to those in crisis. Suicide prevention charities Samari...

Defending Graphics

Jamie Dickerson | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Tech
Jamie Dickerson

It's an argument that arises every time a new game is shown, and with it being E3 week, it's an argument we're seeing a lot. "Graphics aren't what's important," people will say, pointing to games of yesteryear. "Gameplay is the only thing that matters in games."

What Tim Peake Will Be Doing Ahead Of His Imminent Return to Earth

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Tech

In four days time, British astronaut Major Tim Peake will come back down to Earth, after an epic six-month mission to the International Space Station ...

Female Uber Boss Can No Longer Use Social Media Due to Abusive Trolling

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Tech

The female boss of Uber has announced that she can no longer look at her social media accounts because of abusive trolls. Jo Bertram told an audience ...

The App That Could Help Millions of People Get Themselves Out of Poverty

Sarah Begg | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Tech
Sarah Begg

With over 3 billion people still living in poverty across the globe we have to be smarter. Many of the world's poorest people remain cut off from access to modern energy and crucial information that could enhance their livelihoods and support their well-being. Put simply, access to information is key to enabling people to lift themselves out of poverty.

Apple's New App Will Help Young People To Learn Coding For Free

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Tech

Apple has drawn the WWDC 2016 conference in California to a close by launching a free tool to teach people how to code. The Swift Playground app has b...