UK Technology News

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...

Wikipedia Blackout Spreads To Major Sites

Melanie Hick | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK Tech

Wikipedia has shut down its English-language website in protest against anti-piracy legislation currently making its way through US Congress. More ...

Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook And Lenovo Yoga Book Reviewed

Melanie Hick | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK Tech

2011 is the year of the Ulltrabook, so expect plenty of these slim PC laptops to choose from. The Acer Aspire S3 is not as slim as some, and come ...

Melanie Hick

BlackBerry Bold 9790 Review

HuffingtonPost.com | Melanie Hick | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK Tech

Blackberry Bold 9790 Review Review of the new Blackberry Bold 9790 Written by: Melanie Hick Blackberry Bold 9790 Date published: 01/17/201...

Planet Has 'Truly' Alien Sunset

PA | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK Tech

There's nothing like a glorious sunset to make you feel like you are in another world - especially if it's green. Watching the sun go down on the p...

Melanie Hick

Children Found Working In Foxconn iPhone Factory

HuffingtonPost.com | Melanie Hick | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK Tech

Children have been spotted entering and leaving the Foxconn factory in China where Apple iPhones are made. Renowned US performer Mike Daisey trave...

Virgin Media Sorry For Super Fast Broadband Email

PA | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK Tech

Virgin Media has apologised to some of its broadband customers after it mistakenly sent out an email saying they would all be getting "super-fast" con...

Top Ten UK Games

Melanie Hick | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK Tech

Here's our weekly look at what you're really gaming across the UK. Who loves football? UK gamers love football, or at least FIFA 12, which has bee...