UK Technology

Is Uber Using 'Ghost Cars' To Trick Us All?

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Tech

Uber's list of problems may have become a little longer. US researcher Alex Rosenblat alleges that the company uses 'phantom' cars to give customer...

Japan Just Fired a 2 quadrillion watt-laser And It's Just The Beginning

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists at Osaka University in Japan say they've fired the world's most powerful laser -- that's 2-petawatts or two quadrillion watts (2,000,000,00...

Lexus' Latest Hoverboard Video Almost Makes The Wait For Next Week Unbearable

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Tech

The wait for the Lexus Hoverboard is almost over. On August 5 the world will see whether this wonderful invention is everything we want it to ...

Here's How You Upgrade To Windows 10

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Tech

Microsoft's offer of a free upgrade to Windows 10 will last for a whole year but if you'd like to find out what the fuss is all about sooner rather th...

The Verdict For Windows 10 Is In

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Tech

As Microsoft launches its latest offering, Windows 10, via a free upgrade around the UK today the internet's frenzied uptake is palpable. For thos...

Here's Everything You Need To Know About Windows 10

PA | By Martyn Landi, Press Association Technology Correspondent | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Tech

Windows 10, the biggest update Microsoft has made to its computer software, has launched in the UK.PC users across the UK stayed awake to wait for the...

Oh Look Motorola's New Moto G Is All Grown Up

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Tech

Motorola has unveiled new versions of its Moto G and Moto X family of smartphones -- Moto Play and Moto Style, in a bid to tackle both the high and lo...

3 Key Startup Survival Lessons

Nick Telson | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Tech
Nick Telson

According to many sources, a staggering 90% of startups fail. You might be that lucky small small majority that thinks of an idea, executes it and it ...

Is Junk Content Killing Us?

Tim Bichara | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Tech
Tim Bichara

This article is 584 words long. Not because I think that's the right length for the article, but because I've been told that people won't read more than that. Is that true? Probably. Better qualified people than me say so. But if it is, I think we may have ourselves to blame.

Amazon's New Music Streaming Service Is A Bit Rubbish If You're A Katy Perry Fan

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Tech

Amazon has launched its music streaming service, Prime Music in the UK, in a bid to rival Spotify and Apple. From today, the service will be availa...

This Flying Truck's Insane Stunt Would Make Optimus Prime Proud

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Tech

Trucks aren't supposed to fly over 160-feet gaps in the road. However, one stunt driver Gregg Godfrey, proved everybody wrong and made his Optimus...

Sir Patrick Stewart Is Using Drones To Collect Whale Snot

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Tech

Sir Patrick Stewart is collecing snot -- whale snot to be more specific. Well, he's not doing the collecting. He's backing conservation organisati...

Watch This MiG-29 Pilot Pull Off A CRAZY Vertical Take Off And Live

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Tech

As with most jobs, being a MiG-29 pilot must have good and bad days. However, one polish pilot proved that some days at the office are just plain i...

These Lamps Run On Saltwater And Are Illuminating Disaster-Hit Philippine Islands

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Tech

Salt and water are the staple items found on most dining tables but in the Philippines, they could be giving light to more than 7,000 islands that don...

This Bag Is So Tough It Can Protect A Plane From A Bomb Blast

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Tech

Researchers have successfully tested a material that is designed to limit a bomb explosion by containing the impact within a bag. The test involved...

It's Official, This Is What We're Using To Find Aliens On Jupiter

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Tech

The European Space Agency's mission to Jupiter has received another green light that could help us find alien life on the large planet and its icy moo...

Is Stephen Hawking's Hunt For Aliens Worth $100 Million? No

Nitya Rajan | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Tech
Nitya Rajan

Yes, I'm grateful that we have pioneers including Hawking and Milner who are willing to invest. But what about the more immediate problems on our doorstep that simply refuse to budge despite the policies, brain power, human capital and money we've thrown at it.

This Is The Weirdest Snake You Will Ever See

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Tech

If you thought snakes were legless creatures, you thought wrong. Scientists have discovered a fossil that depicts an ancient reptile, which they b...

China Just Kickstarted A New Alien Space Race

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Tech

China has announced that it is building the world's largest telescope with a dish that equals the size of 30 football pitches. According to state m...

This Machine Is Literally Going To Turn Our Solar System Into A Bank

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Tech

One of the things humans are good at is finding ways to make money and we've now come up with a way of turning our beloved solar system into a bank, u...

This Is What Would Need To Happen For Us To Live Forever

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Tech

The premise of Neverland has always held a fascination for quite a few of us, primarily because of the sheer impossibility of achieving immortality. ...

Brace Yourselves We're About To Find Out If There's Another Earth Out There

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Tech

We're on brink of some potentially monumental news today as NASA tells us whether the Kepler Telescope has found another Earth. Yes, that's right -...

Why David Beckham Is Backing A Periscope Rival That No One's Ever Heard Of

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Tech

There are many reasons to love David Beckham. But his association with tech has never been high on the list, until today. The legendary footballer ...

Hackers Just Hijacked A Jeep Cherokee And It's TERRIFYING

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Tech

"Remember Andy," they said "no matter what happens, don’t panic.” Andy Greenberg is a reporter for Wired who had his Jeep Cherokee hijacked by ...

Male Gamers Are Reacting Seriously Badly When They Get Beaten By A Woman

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Tech

A new study shows that men who lose at video games try to re-establish their status by harassing other players -- just the females ones. Researcher...