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UK Families Still at Risk From Baby Monitor Hacking-Style Attacks

Dr Simon Rice | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Tech
Dr Simon Rice

Using two-step or two-factor authentication means that if your username and password are compromised, a criminal cannot gain access to your account data without also compromising your mobile phone or code generator. Therefore if you have this option turned on, your information has a much greater chance of remaining secure.

Pokémon Go Launches Without Addressing NSPCC Child Safety Concerns

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Parents

Pokémon Go has launched in the UK and ignored demands from the NSPCC to address safety concerns for children. NSPCC’s CEO, Peter Wanless, previousl...

More Evidence That Men And Women's Brains Function Differently

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Tech

We’ve all heard that men are from Mars and women are from Venus, but now a new study has shown that men and women could be more different than we pr...

Cinnamon Can Improve Poor Learning Ability, Scientists Claim

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Tech

You might want to consider adding cinnamon to your breakfast tomorrow, as a new study reveals the spice can actually help your ability to learn. The R...

Pokémon Go Players Paying For Babysitters To Catch Pokémon Whilst They Work

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Tech

We get it. People are obsessed with Pokémon Go. But it seems we have reached peak Pokémon as people are now arranging daycare for their app. That’...

Glaucoma Patients Could Have Their Blindness Reversed With New Treatment

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Tech

Glaucoma patients could have “irreversible” eye damage reversed after a breakthrough in optical nerve treatment. The study in mice, conducted by t...

Pokémon Go Is Having An Impact On Player's Mental Health

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Tech

Pokémon Go is already having a impact on player’s mental health, despite only being released a week ago. The app, which combines augmented reality ...

Pokémon Go Players Are Being Targeted By Armed Robbers, Say Police

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Tech

Police are warning Pokémon Go players to be extra vigilant after they arrested four armed robbers, suspected of deliberately targeting gamers. The O...

We Flew With Britain's New '£70M F-35B Lightning II Stealth Jets

The Huffington Post | Beau Atherton | Posted 09.07.2016 | UK Tech

Britain has received a rather exciting, new, gift in the shape of the F-35B Lightning II stealth jets. Dubbed the “most advanced fast jets in the wo...

Artificial Intelligence Wants Your Feedback On Its First Batch Of Beer

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK Tech

The world’s first beer brewed by artificial intelligence is here, and now the AI wants to know what you think of its efforts to help make it even ta...

The Changing Face of Childhood as We Know It

Ran Berger | Posted 07.07.2016 | UK Parents
Ran Berger

Summer holidays. Two words which can evoke a variety of emotions. For teachers, a giddy sense of relief. For parents, the all too common clutch of dread mixed with guilt. For kids, pure thrill - hazy days stretch out before them, 6 weeks feeling like an eternity.

If You Could Communicate Through a Hand Strap, a Mirror or a Ring - Would You?

Saadia R. Chevel | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Tech
Saadia R. Chevel

Can you imagine a world where you don't need to touch your smart phone to: communicate with people, track the physical changes in your body or ask for help in case of an emergency? Technology has always been an intrinsic part of our society. Consequently, in today's world, the focus lies on how technology can be leveraged for positive social change.

What Your Snapchat Filter Says About You

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Tech

Unless you've been living under a rock without wi-fi, you'll be familiar with Snapchat. This is the app that allows us to procrastinate more than any ...

Tech's Healthy Disregard for the Arcane Machines

Steve Loynes | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Tech
Steve Loynes

From a technologist's perspective, the notion of countries separating is mind-bogglingly antiquated. Technology is a unifier. Technology helps people communicate wherever they are in the world. It has brought about the 'death of distance' and spawned our era's most significant philanthropists.

How Technology Has Changed the World of TV Entertainment

Sean Farrington | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
Sean Farrington

Looking around the pub, with the match in full swing and England desperately pushing for a winner, it struck me how few people - who had come dressed head to toe in England gear - were actually watching the match! Most were buried in their mobile phones or tablets, participating in what is a revolution in how we watch sport and TV entertainment in general.

Artificial Pancreas Likely To Be Available By 2018

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 04.07.2016 | UK Tech

An artificial pancreas treatment could be a reality for diabetes patients by 2018. Scientists at the University of Cambridge are “closing the loop...

If You Rely On Fertility Apps You May Be At Risk Of Unwanted Pregnancy

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Women are at risk of unwanted pregnancy if they're relying on a smartphone app to monitor their fertility levels in place of more traditional contrace...

The Hole In The Ozone Layer Is Starting To Heal, Say Scientists

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Tech

The hole over the ozone layer is finally healing according to new research by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A team in Boston reported “...

Boredom Is the Key to Happiness

Mark Dolan | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Comedy
Mark Dolan

We need this downtime for our psyche. We need to allow ourselves to feel pain, sadness, boredom, indolence. It's part of our emotional ecosystem, which is very good at balancing itself out if you allow it to. Technology is a barrier to this. Our soul is like the weather - you have rain, sun, wind, snow - all the elements. We are using technology to mask these feelings and it's affecting our mental health.

New Treatment Means Some Types Of Blindness Can Be Reversed

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.06.2016 | UK Tech

Vision loss that was previously considered irreversible can actually be partially reversed and patients given “significant vision improvement” acc...

NSFW: A Fascinating Peek Into A Sex Doll Factory

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.06.2016 | UK Tech

Providing rare insight into the world of sex doll production, Matt McMullen of RealDoll in California reveals the detailed process of creating full bo...

It's Not UI, It's Me

Dmitry Bagrov | Posted 30.06.2016 | UK Tech
Dmitry Bagrov

With UI fast becoming a thing of the past we are left with ourselves as the interaction point with technology. While I don't expect many of us will fall in love with our Voice Assistants, and I hope not to hear 'Daisy Bell' being sung too often, this development will bring us closer to the technology we use. Making it an even more integrated part of our lives. The barriers between technology and us will be further broken down.

Your Blood Type Is 'Best Indicator' Of Your Risk Of Heart Disease

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Tech

New evidence shows that a patient’s blood type could be the best indicator of their risk of developing heart disease. Published in the journal of Mo...

What Does The World's First Dog TV Remote MEAN

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.06.2016 | UK Tech

The 21st century has brought many fascinating innovations into our daily lives, but none as exciting as the world’s first dog television remote. You...

Researcher Claims To Have Found A Sixth Sense In Humans

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Tech

Humans have a sixth sense that allows them to detect the earth’s magnetic field, according to a scientist. Joe Kirschvink, a researcher from the Cal...