UK Technology News

Keep Cool and Carry On

Andrew Millard | Posted 22.09.2013 | UK
Andrew Millard

To avoid disruption to day-to-day operations and ensure workers don't have to endure further travel misery on sweltering trains and packed motorways, there is a compelling argument for equipping them with remote access and web conferencing technologies that will help them remain productive even if they cannot get into work.

Driverless Cars To Hit UK Public Roads By 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK

Driverless cars will be tested on public roads by the end of the year after the government gave the scheme the green light. The test runs have prev...

Twitter vs Shazam: Who Will be First to Bridge the Second Screen Chasm?

Dave Standen | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Tech
Dave Standen

When will second screen technology be accepted by the masses? A niche audience have had their hands on it for some time and brands, marketers and content producers are urging it to kick on from its initial stumbles and leap over Moore's chasm, from early adoption to mass consumption.

Facebook is a Platform For Enlightenment

Stephanie Holland | Posted 07.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stephanie Holland

In the last month three male friends have told me not to tag them on facebook. Faced with the prospect of deletion, and guilted by the new-found knowledge that I threaten a fragile relationship with their girlfriend, or their ex, it shines the spotlight on something utterly fascinating: facebook, the network that everybody loves to hate, presents us with a stellar opportunity for personal growth.

Instagram's CEO Kevin Systrom Has New Friend In Harry Styles (PICTURES)

Elliot Wagland | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Tech

Co-Founder and CEO of Instagram Kevin Systrom is already a very popular young man with a net worth of £260 million, but he's now set to have a whole ...

iTunes Match - Review

Raj Bains | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Tech
Raj Bains

It was a true personal hell to get fully set-up, but I'd go through it all again at the drop of a hat if it meant I that I could carry on experiencing the service it created just after.

Stunning Nasa Image Shows Brutal Impact Of Pollution

Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Tech

This stunning new image released by Nasa shows how dust, sea salt and smoke is swirled around the globe by weather. Dust (red) is lifted from the s...

Decoded Fashion: A Start up Guide to the UK Tech Fashion Economy

Katerina Zherebtsova | Posted 06.01.2013 | UK Tech
Katerina Zherebtsova

To whoever doubted that fashion and tech is an explosive combination: our mobile devices are with us everywhere and 'Always On' and as Diana Vreeland said 'style is a way of life, without it we are nothing'. We are in for an enjoyable 3.0 adventure.

Microsoft To Replace Windows Live Messenger With Skype

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2012 | UK Tech

Microsoft are to "retire" their instant messenger chat tool, Windows Live Messenger (WLM), and replace it with Skype. The service will be phased ou...

Apple Paid Less Than 2% Tax On £23bn Foreign Earnings

PA | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK

Apple paid less than 2% tax on its overseas profits, documents revealed today, after the iPad and iPhone giant slashed the amount foreign taxmen recei...

A Dark Day For Online Freedom?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Tech

A law that allows authorities to take websites offline and force them to close has come into effect in Russia. The legislation was passed by the Ru...

Superfast Broadband - Coming to a Street Near You?

Dominic Baliszewski | Posted 23.12.2012 | UK Tech
Dominic Baliszewski

But wait just a minute - 90% of households? What about the other 10%? Will they be left to endure infuriating pauses as attempts to stream last night's EastEnders are thwarted by intermittent 'buffering'? The truthful answer, regrettably, is yes they probably will.

PICTURES: Hitting Walk Speed

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill and Charlie Lindlar | Posted 13.10.2012 | UK Tech

It flew 115 million miles to and from orbit at speeds of up to 17,500mph, but the space shuttle Endeavour's final mission after a 20-year career was ...

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...