UK Tech.

Islamic State's Control Of Twitter Is Starting To Get A Little Frightening

PA | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK

Supporters of Islamic State could control as many as 90,000 Twitter accounts worldwide, a new study suggests. The terror group exerts "an outsized ...

'Beautiful People' Dating Site Bans 3,000 People For 'Letting Themselves Go'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A dating site exclusively for "attractive" people has culled more than 3,000 members for losing their looks or gaining weight. BeautifulPeople.com ...

Is 2015 The Year Of 'The Connected Home'?

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

If you’re of a certain age, you may remember watching The Jetsons as a child and fantasising about its domestic utopian future, filled with robot ho...

Join The Conversation. Samsung People Of Note #SamsungNote4

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK

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The Internet of (Some) Things

Dr Richard Graham | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Tech
Dr Richard Graham

Many of us are already haunted by results from health trackers, and Google Search, when we cannot make sense of the results, and possibly, neither can our doctor

These Students Are Saving The World... By Urinating

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Students at the University of the West of England (also known as ironically UWE) in Bristol are doing their bit for environment - by emptying their bl...

Bye Bye Mobiles, It's All About Wearables and Virtual Reality Now

Rob Kerr | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Tech
Rob Kerr

What's clear from MWC is that, to detract from the huge buzz around wearables, phone companies are now having to grab attention with quirks like a dual-edged screen (Samsung) or 1TB of storage (Microsoft).

How You Can Automate Your Home Now

Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

By 2020 every Samsung appliance in your home could be controlled by your Samsung Galaxy phone, but did you know there's plenty you can do with your No...

TechNorth: Great, But Let's Get a Few Things Straight

Katie Gallagher | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Tech
Katie Gallagher

I have concerns that the Government aren't seeing the whole Northern picture and do not fully appreciate the scale and scope of what is already happening here.

This Is The Most Scientific Simulation Of A Zombie Outbreak We've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Tech

A statistician has finally found a scientific way to calculate something we've always wondered about - who would be safe in the event of a zombie apoc...

The Road to Identity 3.0: From Microsoft Passport to the Internet of Things

Patrick Salyer | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Tech
Patrick Salyer

The proliferation of connected devices, from connected cars to toothbrushes, has led to a new ecosystem of gadgets that must be able to communicate with each other in order to work and create personalised user experiences effectively.

Is the U.S. Opening the Door for Europe to Lead in Tech?

Andrea Giuricin | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Tech
Andrea Giuricin

For 20 years, U.S. Internet policy was the gold standard. It led to massive investments in infrastructure and drove innovation. Europe and the rest of the world are still trying to catch-up.

What New Airbnb Rules Mean For Londoners

Patricia Campbell | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK
Patricia Campbell

Good if you own your property, but not so great if, like the majority of Londoners, you do not. You see, renters are not to be afforded the same power by the new regulations.

Can Consumer Product Design Really Drive Systemic Social Change?

Nick Stanhope | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK
Nick Stanhope

At the heart of this vision is a very compelling proposition: if you want to drive systemic change, you have to identify and harness the most powerful resources within that system.

A Note From the Owner of the BBC

Steve Doran | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK
Steve Doran

Without the license fee, the BBC wouldn't have been able to establish the web services leaving other broadcasters in the shade - my service users would consider that a reason for keeping the fee, not abolishing it, and like any business owner I should put them first, surely?

Looking for Meaning in Your Life? There's No App for That.

Dr Aaron Balick | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Aaron Balick

In today's results driven, evidenced based, now-now-now culture, the idea of a 'slow burn' psychotherapy is much maligned. If people have problems, they want them fixed, if people have questions, they want them answered. But what about those problems you can't quite put your finger on?

Mobility and Marketing: A Compelling Cross Sector Comparison

Jack R. Miles | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Tech
Jack R. Miles

Both marketing and mobility are in a period of mass transition and evolution. As such, the myriad of consumer choices stretches from the very traditional and conservative to the dynamic and future facing.

How The Audi E-tron Has Shaped The Electric Car

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Tech

Back in 2009 the electric car was nothing but a consumer fantasy. While car manufacturers were busy developing a range of battery powered models, the ...

Audi Etron: How The Concept Turned Into A Reality

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Tech

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, you can’t have failed to notice that electric cars have taken off in a big way. Aft...

The Year of the New Connected Home

Rob Wells | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

It's vital to address the pressures of your home network sooner rather than later as the connected home is only ever growing, with new devices inching into every corner.

Should We Allow Engineering to be Rebranded?

Yetunde Adediran | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Tech
Yetunde Adediran

Engineering educators must utilise young peoples' passion, interest, and reach out, to their dreams by means of diversifying and inspiring engineering to the next generation of engineers and scientists.

How Smart Technology Is Helping Publishers Regain What They Lost to the Internet (Part II)

Will Bancroft | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Tech
Will Bancroft

Marketers have understood that not all social sharers are created equal. Within a publisher's flow of social traffic, there is typically a hardcore of fans. But who constitutes this hard core? And, how hardcore are they?

How to Protect Yourself by Thinking Like a Criminal

Simon Specka | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Tech
Simon Specka

Free public WiFi is one of the hallmarks of our times. So addicted are we to staying connected, we can barely bear to be offline nowadays - mobile professionals, students and the growing army of freelance creatives are drawn to free WiFi, served by cafes and bars, like bees to a honeypot.

Without Identity, the Internet of Things is Just Noise

Patrick Salyer | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Tech
Patrick Salyer

Utilising a dynamic-schema database with the ability to go beyond basic user attributes makes building accurate customer profiles and engaging experiences a reality for companies heavily invested in the creation of connected devices.

Unleashing Africa's Data Revolutionaries

Dr. Álvaro Sobrinho | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Tech
Dr. Álvaro Sobrinho

Through local partnerships and training programmes in rural villages, the project will develop a series of data collection and sharing platforms to improve yield and reduce food waste.