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Amazon Rainforest Mapped With Laser Beams

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK Tech

Luscious green is the colour usually associated with the Amazon rainforest. Now the lungs of the Earth have been captured in amazing never-before-seen...

British Children 'Sad' Without Internet Access

Telegraph | Melanie Hick | Posted 01.04.2012 | UK Tech

Fetch the tissues and get ready to dole out the hugs. A survey has revealed that British children are sad when they're without access to t'internet*. ...

Dick Costolo, Twitter CEO Comments On Censorship Row - VIDEO

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK Tech

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has addressed the global outrage around Twitter's new country-by-country censorship policy, defending the company's decision ...

One In Five Kids Access Inappropriate Websites On Mobile Phones

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 31.03.2012 | UK Tech

UK children are outwitting their parents to access inappropriate content on smart phones. One in five UK children are accessing inappropriate webs...

BlackBerry Is Number One Selling Smart Phone In UK

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 31.03.2012 | UK Tech

Apple fans everywhere, 8 million BBMers across these Isles of Wonder are laughing at your highly coveted iPhone 4S which you possibly queued all night...

Siri Sings In New Flaming Lips Song

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 31.03.2012 | UK Tech

Siri, the virtual personal assistant on Apple's latest iPhone is not just a source of humour and advice on how to dispose of dead bodies. Now the ...

Children At Risk From Cyber Crime

PA | Melanie Hick | Posted 31.03.2012 | UK Tech

A child can now be at greater risk sitting in a bedroom on a computer than outside the school gates, the Home Secretary said today. Theresa May sai...

Asteroid 2012 BX34 'Close Shave' Coming This Friday

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 28.03.2012 | UK Tech

A bus-sized asteroid will pass by Earth this Friday, 27 January 2012, coming as close as one-fifth the distance to the moon. NASA scientists say t...

The FBI Is Watching You: US Develops Social Media Spy Tools

BBC | Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK Tech

The FBI is seeking to develop an early-warning system based on material "scraped" from social networks....

Super-material Graphene's Amazing New Power

PA | Melanie Hick | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK Tech

A mysterious new property of graphene has been discovered by one of the British Nobel Prize-winning scientists who first created the "wonder material"...

iPhone 5 Plans Leaked By Foxconn Employee

9to5mac | Melanie Hick | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK Tech

9to5Mac.com received word from a reliable source at Foxconn in China that the iPhone 5, as it is currently being called, is now gearing for production...

O2 Exposes Your Mobile Number To Every Site You Visit

TNW | Melanie Hick | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK Tech

If you reside in the UK and you are one of the millions of subscribers to mobile operator O2, you may be alarmed to learn that the carrier is sending ...

Apple iPhone Frenzy Delivers Astounding Results

PA | Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.03.2012 | UK Tech

Technology giant Apple posted record quarterly results after it sold a greater-than-expected 37 million iPhones worldwide in the last three months of ...

Grindr App Hacked - Private Member Details On Display

SMH | Melanie Hick | Posted 21.03.2012 | UK Tech

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Wrongly Wired? Why There Is A Lack Of Women In Computer Science

Fran Hall | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Fran Hall

A pattern is emerging in my blog posts. What really gets me fired up are ill thought through, blind assertions that men and women are so fundamentally (read biologically) different.

Resident Evil 6 Debut Trailer

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 21.03.2012 | UK Tech

The Resident Evil 6 trailer is out now. Scared yet? It's ten years since the terrifying events of Raccoon City, and we seem to be in an Asian coun...

New Zealand Arrests Over Megaupload Shutdown

Melanie Hick | Posted 22.01.2012 | UK Tech

New Zealand Police have arrested the founder of Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, on his birthday in his multi-million dollar mansion. Stuff.co.nz reports t...

New Zealand Police Website Shutdown Following Megaupload Arrests

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Tech

The New Zealand police website was shutdown on January 20 2012, following the arrest of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom. It is not known whether the...

Anonymous Retaliation Hack Attack On Department Of Justice

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK Tech

Hacker group Anonymous has shutdown the websites of the US Department of Justice, the FBI, the Record Industry Association of America, the Motion Pict...

Stephen Hawking Exhibition Launches At London Science Museum

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Tech

Professor Stephen Hawking, who celebrated his 70th birthday earlier this year, will be celebrated with an exhibition at the Science Museum in London. ...

Babyloid Robot Comforts Elderly Sufferers Of Depression

Melanie Hick | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Tech

Who do you turn to when you feel depressed, or even just a little down? A friend or a pet or perhaps? In Japan, elderly sufferers of depression can...

The Helix Nebula As Its Never Been Seen

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Tech

The Helix Nebula has been shot for the first time in infrared revealing amazing cometary knots and never-before-seen details of the surrounding star. ...

US And EU Develop Code Of Conduct For Outer Space

Melanie Hick | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Tech

The United States and the European Union have joined other nations in committing to an International Code of Conduct for Outer Space Activities. U...

SOPA Supporters Back Down

BBC | Melanie Hick | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Tech

Eight US lawmakers have withdrawn their support for anti-piracy laws, after "blackout" protests on thousands of internet sites....

Neverdead - The First Ten Minutes

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Tech

Neverdead. If there's ever a game title to give you nightmares, this is one. Flaming decapitations, dismembered limbs as weapons, it's enough to g...