UK Technology News

Evolution Of Universe Simulated In YouTube Video

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK Tech

The universe has been around for 14 billion years – but scientists have managed to squeeze its evolution into 78 seconds of video. Needless to sa...

'Magic Carpet' Could Help Prevent Falls Among Elderly, Say Scientists

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK Tech

It’s not quite up to the spec that Aladdin would expect, but scientists have nevertheless invented a kind of “magic carpet”. It’s designed ...

Entertainment in the Driving Seat

Rick E. Schwartz | Posted 16.09.2012 | UK Tech
Rick E. Schwartz

In the 80's a thinking car was the stuff of sci-fi fantasy, but as Toyota Prius and Google prep the first driverless car to hit US highways and Ford rolls out self-parking cars around the world, the stuff of Knight Rider fiction jumps from our screens into reality.

The Pictures That Prove The Higgs Boson Exists

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Tech

Cern scientists announced on Wednesday that they’ve finally – after a 45-year search – found the elusive Higgs boson particle, which gives matte...

The Moment of Truth for British Science

Hadyn Parry | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK
Hadyn Parry

As the head of a British start-up science business I have found myself deeply concerned by the reaction to the Rothamsted GM wheat trial in Harpenden, Hertfordshire. I quite firmly believe that as a society, and for the British science industry specifically, we have reached a moment of truth.

Why a Woman's Femininity is Her Strength

Belinda Parmar | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK Tech
Belinda Parmar

Recently I was lucky enough to talk to Lee Epting, Content Services Director at Vodafone. But how has she felt working as a woman in a man's world? Does she feel - like many women I've spoken to - that she has to sacrifice femininity in order to achieve strength in the workplace? At the end of the day, does Lee have to put on a 'man suit' and play by men's rules?

Australian Scammer Scams Nigerian Email Scammers

SMH | Melanie Hick | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Tech

A Brisbane woman fleeced Nigerian scam artists by stealing more than $30,000 from their internet car sales racket, a court has been told. Sarah Jan...

4G Internet Will Wreck TV For Near 1 Million Householders

ElectronicsWeekly | Melanie Hick | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Tech

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) says that 4G transmitters are going to affect terrestrial TV broadcast reception in nearby househol...

CERN’s Loose Cable To Blame For Proving Einstein Wrong

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Tech

Note to Einstein naysayers - check your equipment before trying to prove the chief geek wrong. A loose wire may be to blame for CERN's claim late ...

YouPorn Password Breach Catches Users With Their Pants Down

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Tech

We've all been told not to use the same password for everything we do online. Now YouPorn users have learned the hard way just how important online se...

Borderlands 2 Official Trailer

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Tech

The Borderlands 2 trailer has just been released, tempting gamers with a potential June 2012 release. The new edition will be the first update to ...

Top 40 Apple Apps Of The Week

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Tech

What have you been downloading onto your iPad and iPhone this week? Seems everyone has been cheating the telcos out of texting fees with WhatsApp Mess...

The First 3D Dessert At The Oscars - 3D Glasses Required

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 22.04.2012 | UK Tech

Great news for fans of multiple dimensions, the first ever 3D dessert is set to be served at the Oscars. You may think that dessert usually came i...

Top Ten Most Anticipated Games For PS Vita

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 22.04.2012 | UK Tech

With PlayStation Vita launching on 22 February in the UK, stores are hoping they can once more feel nervously excited about selling a shed load of ga...

Apple's Nike Moment Over Foxconn

Guardian.co.uk | Melanie Hick | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK Tech

Apple is facing a "Nike moment" which hit the shoe company in the 1990s when its use of cheap labour in the far east was revealed, one of the inspecto...

Chinese Hackers Target Travellers' Devices

The New York Times | Melanie Hick | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK Tech

When Kenneth G. Lieberthal, a China expert at the Brookings Institution, travels to that country, he follows a routine that seems straight from a spy ...

Blumenthal To Serve Synthetic Meat Grown In Dutch Lab?

PA | Melanie Hick | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK Tech

Celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal is famous for his scientific approach to cooking. But the beefburger he could be serving up in eight months' time ...

Top Ten Games Of The Week

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Tech

Top of the gaming charts this week is a a newcomer, UFC Undisputed 3. The Ultimate Fighting Championship title is the first UFC games since UFC Undisp...

Sky Go For Android Now Live On Your Phone

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Tech

The Sky Go app for Android phones is live today. The new app brings Sky 1, Sky Atlantic, Sky Living and Sky Arts 1 to the most up-to-date Android phon...

The Beautiful Dark Clouds Of Taurus

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK Tech

Taureans are dark, determined and mysterious if you don't know them well enough. So too is the constellation Taurus, which has just revealed its h...

Melanie Hick

ACTA Could Turn Web Users To The Dark Web

HuffingtonPost.com | Melanie Hick | Posted 17.02.2012 | UK Tech

We use social media, shopping sites and news sites everyday, and maybe even make sur to turn on safe search when we're on Google. But lurking bene...

Apple Wins Slide To Lock Patent Battle

Guardian.co.uk | Melanie Hick | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK Tech

Apple has won a significant patent battle in Munich that could see Motorola smartphones running Google's Android software blocked from sale in Germany...

Firms That Trick You With Miss-spelled Website Names Fined £100,000

BBC | Melanie Hick | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK Tech

Two companies running premium-rate phone competitions on "typosquatted" sites have been fined £100,000. 'Typosquatting' directs consumers to fake ...

Mobile World Congress 2012 Preview: Top Ten Tech Things To Expect

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK Tech

Mobile World Congress 2012, the trade show for all thing mobile phones, communications, play and advertising is like the fashion week circuit for the ...

Nasa Reveals The Oldest Supernova - VIDEO

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa has revealed another video of the oldest recorded supernova, RCW 86. The magnificent star was an ancient mystery until October 2011. Arou...