UK Technology

This Incredible Shot Of London Is Quite Literally Out Of This World

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech

London is a stunning city that sometimes loses its allure when you're simply experiencing it with an earth bound perspective. For astronaut Scott ...

Google Has Finally Apologised For Tagging Black People 'Gorillas'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech

Four days ago, 21-year-old Jacky Alcine discovered that Google Photos had tagged him and his friend as 'Gorillas.' After a flurry of tweets Google ...

How Can Technology Bridge Existing Gaps, Not Create New Divisions?

Dr Natalia Kucirkova | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech
Dr Natalia Kucirkova

New technologies can inspire and facilitate teaching, working arrangements and communication, but they can also introduce new kinds of crime, disorders and anti-social behaviour.

IBM Continuing to Serve Up the Ultimate Fan and Player Experience

Sam Seddon | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech
Sam Seddon

The amazing thing about Wimbledon is that for 50 weeks of the year it is a private tennis club which evolves for two weeks of the year into a world-class global sporting event delivering fans one of the best, immersive digital experiences here in the UK and beyond - all efficiently enabled by using cloud technology.

This Image Of The ISS Flying Past The Moon Is Just STUNNING

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech

No matter how hard you squint, spotting the International Space Station whizzing across the sky at 0.6 miles per hour is quite a hard task. Un...

Some Guy Put His Cat Through An Airport X-ray Machine And Everyone Freaked Out

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech

Going through airport security is a painful process at the best of times, with all the unbuckling, unlacing, overt touching and incessant beeping. ...

Hacking Disability: This Technology Could Change Lives

Georgie Barrat | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech
Georgie Barrat

We all know that tech has the potential to change lives for millions of people living with a disability. In recent years we have seen a couple of big breakthroughs that have opened up the arena for designers and developers. Namely 3D printing, the Internet of Things and Big Data are all huge areas of potential aid that hasn't yet been fully unlocked.

We've Got Some Really Bad News If You're A Prince Fan

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Tech

Prince may have just solved one of Jay Z's 99 problems. The artist has just pulled his catalogue of songs from all major streaming services includ...

When Art Meets Technology, Innovation is All About the Outsider

Leila Johnston | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Entertainment
Leila Johnston

  My practice is all about displacing people and ideas from their natural habitats, prizing them out of their comfortable environment to see w...

Doesn't Get Any Better Than Benedict Cumberbatch Explaining Solar Superstorms

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Tech

Solar superstorms are one of the most magnificent natural phenomenons to witness as we recently saw from the flood of images showing off the aurora ov...

Robot Kills Volkswagen Worker...And Factory Blames 'Human Error'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Tech

A Volkswagen factory worker has been killed by a robot that 'grabbed and crushed him against a metal plate.' The 22-year-old man was setting up the...

Watch The New Steve Jobs Film Trailer

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Tech

A second trailer for the new Steve Jobs film, set to come out in October, has been released giving audiences a flavour of the types of controversial s...

This Chrome Extension Literally Makes Everything On The Internet 'Awesome'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Tech

Let's be honest, the internet can be a very dark place that most of us brave out of sheer necessity. Well a new Chrome Extension, inspired by the L...

This Slow Motion Video Of A Tennis Serve Turning Balls To Mush Is Insane

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Tech

As Wimbledon spectators watch this year's games in the sweltering heat and get caught up in the drama of game, set and match, few will take time to th...

Jupiter And Venus Got Cosy Last Night And It Was Spectacular

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Tech

Earth was treated to a spectacular planetary show last night as Jupiter and Venus had a 'jaw dropping close encounter.' To demonstrate just how clo...

Google Photo's Most Recent Epic Fail Is Horrendously Racist

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Tech

When Google fails, the descent is epic . Its most recent cyber faux pas is centred around Google Photo's reportedly faulty algorithm that has made ...

These Crazy Contact Lenses Turn Your Eyes Into Binoculars

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Tech

Until now superhuman vision has always been reserved for the likes of DC comic heroes that parade their city of choice wearing red capes. Thankfull...

Everyone BRACE Yourselves We're About To Have A Leap Second

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Tech

Tonight is going to be a long one. Well when we say long, we mean we'll be enjoying an extra second at 23:59. Bliss. The leap second means, the...

Are You Among the 70% of Brits That Have Messaged the Wrong Person?

Dharmendra Patel | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Tech
Dharmendra Patel

With the rise in smartphone usage, most of us are rarely out of touch with technology. We are continually messaging people, sending emails, checking social media sites and making calls, not forgetting our other tasks to attend to.

This Is What Happened When Obama Interviewed David Attenborough

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Tech

On his 89th birthday, Sir David Attenborough was invited to visit one of the few ecosystems in the world that still appears to benefit from humanity's...

No Cannes Do

Jay Sorrels | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK
Jay Sorrels

Having many creative people in the same place, for the right reason could be atomically powerful. It also attracts charlatans, buzzword bingo callers and all manner of distractions. Commentators far more seasoned and wise than I can ever be, have confessed some confusion and disappointment.

Tech Overuse Injuries in Children - What Every Parent Needs to Know!

Gemma Johnson | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Parents
Gemma Johnson

We absolutely, shouldn't be treating technology as the enemy as it's here to stay but we should be encouraging and adopting healthy digital habits ourselves so that we can 'show and tell' our children, leading by example to avoid the 'but you do it' witty retorts.

Why A Hexacopter Drone Gun Battle Is Never A Good Idea

The Huffington Post UK | 3 | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Tech

Remember that time you accidentally mistook a neighbour's drone for CIA surveillance equipment and then shot it down? No? Well, California residen...

Why Do We Want 'The Web We Want'?

Russell Haworth | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Tech
Russell Haworth

This is a key time for the internet, and for the World Wide Web that offers its most popular method of navigation... We have the opportunity to reconfirm and solidify the web's founding principles of openness, accessibility and global information sharing. A Digital Magna Carta is a good place to start.

This Is Probably Going To Be The Cleanest Phone We Will Have

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Tech

Each square inch of our mobile phone carries 25,000 germs. When you think of the places we take it to, that's not hard to believe. For doctors and ...