UK Technology

Wikipedia's Founder Thinks Reddit Made A Really Bad Call On Free Speech

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.08.2015 | UK Tech

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has criticised Reddit for the way it has handled its controversial subreddits, some of which propagate racism, homophobi...

Wikipedia's Founder Has Created A Social Network To Make The World A Better Place

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Tech

Wikipedia's founder Jimmy Wales is no stranger to the internet. In January 2001, he launched a free encyclopaedia created by the people, for the p...

What I Learned About Myself After Half a Year of Digital Detoxing

Anastasia Dedyukhina | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Anastasia Dedyukhina

Giving up my smartphone was the first step, and several weeks ago I decided to go deeper and declutter my home... I took a radical step and got rid of all tech devices at home, either moving them into my office (they're productivity tools after all, aren't they?) or selling them.

Facebook Have Made A Drone That's Bringing The Internet To EVERYONE

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Tech

Facebook has finished building a solar-powered drone that it says will bring internet access to remote parts of the world. Writing on his page yest...

This Is Why You Shouldn't Be A Cocky Show-Off In A Flash Car

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Tech

If you're sitting in the driver's seat of a Porsche 918 Spyder, you are allowed to get a little excited. It's a beast of a car. However, one sungla...

Get Ready, There's A Blue Moon Taking Over Our Skies Tonight

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Tech

Tonight, we will be treated to a very rare sight -- a blue moon. Ok, so it's not actually going to be blue. It will look more like the normal, silv...

Scientists Say Philae Lander Could Point To Origins Of Life

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Tech

When Philae successfully landed on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (67P) in November, scientists were not quite sure what its treasure trove of data w...

Will-i-am And Lexus just remixed That Power using a 'giant laser harp' and cars

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Tech

Will-i-am has proved once again that he is a true innovator at heart, by pulling off one of the hardest stunts spanning music and technology. Team...

San Fran's Walls Will Wee On You If You Urinate In Public

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Tech

San Francisco has a serious problem -- there are just too many people peeing in public. In a move to get its own back, the city is coating nine of ...

NASA's Plane-crashing Experiment Could Prevent MH370 From Happening Again

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Tech

NASA is crashing planes on purpose and it's all for a good cause. The point of their project is to improve the onboard emergency locator transmitte...

This Couple Hacked A TrackingPoint Sniper Rifle To Prove A Very DEADLY Point

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Tech

The world of connected weapons just got a little darker. In an experiment for Wired, security researchers Runa Sandvik and Michael Auger hacked a T...

Don't Panic But We'll Have Less Than A Day To Prepare If A Solar Storm Hit Us

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Tech

Experts have said that we will have less than a day to prepare in the event of a solar storm hitting earth. A new report, titled 'Space Weather Pr...

Big Data Makes a Better Blockbuster

David Akka | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Tech
David Akka

The signs have been visible for a while that Big Data is crossing the chasm and moving into everyday operations including the world of entertainment. Initially Big Data was used to predict blockbusters but now they are being used to write them, indicating that data scientists will be the next most critical job for a wider range of industries..

Microsoft Windows 10 Gives You Another Reason To (Literally) Give People The Finger

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Tech

If you're still sitting on the fence about whether to upgrade to Windows 10, you may want to check out the tech giant's new offering of emojis. ...

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 30.07.2015 | 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...