UK Technology

Data Is a God-Like Power - And Our Political Parties Are Taking Note

Joseph Musgrave | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Politics
Joseph Musgrave

Using all this data brings a myriad of implications, not least the increasing atomisation of voters by political parties. We have already briefly explored this. What I didn't mention was how Obama's operation would send door knockers to specific doors as the data they gathered told them how many people in a given street they needed to convince.

Windows 10 Wants Us To Feel Less Stressed. Here's How It's Going To Help

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Tech

The idea that we can flush out technology from our daily lives can be a scary thought, especially as most of us (sadly) appear to have an umbilical co...

I Decluttered My Emails, Smartphone And Life: Here's What Happened

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An average person checks their phone 221 times a day and spends 36 days a year writing emails. That's one nugget of information I learned during a...

Windows 10 Is Officially Spying On Our Kids Which Is Unnerving To Say The Least

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Tech

Windows 10 has now become the internet's biggest snitch. According to IT Pro, the software was updated in August to give parents a weekly dossier o...

How To Disable Autoplay Videos On Facebook And Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Tech

Following yesterday's tragic murder of two young journalists in Virginia, Facebook and Twitter faced a barrage of criticism over its video autoplay fe...

Using Your Phone In Public Is Much Ruder Than You Might Think

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Tech

Go out of the office during lunch and the likelihood is that you're ironically entering a more socially isolated space than you were to begin with. ...

So, This Is Going To Allow Us To 3D Print Just About ANYTHING On Demand

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Tech

MIT have created an impressive 3D printer that, for the first time, can use 10 materials at the same time to create a product. Researchers at MIT...

Why Donald Trump's 3,000 Domain Names Won't Protect Him From the Haters

Russell Haworth | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Tech
Russell Haworth

While there may be a case for buying up some of the more likely names that have a potential to mislead or cause embarrassment, it's worth remembering that an aggressive defensive domain registration strategy across all new domain extensions cannot guarantee protection.

This Magnetic Clock Is Powered By A 'Magical Fluid'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Tech

Dutch designer Zelf Koelman has somehow managed to turn a clock into a stunning art display that shows off the brilliance of electromagnets. Instea...

This Man Cost The Movie Industry £120 Million Without Ever Leaving His Bedroom

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Tech

A 30-year-old man who ran a network of illegal movie sites could have cost the film industry a loss of £120 million, a court was told. Paul Mahone...

YouTube's Massive Gaming Site Is Going Live, But Is It Fatally Flawed?

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Tech

Google's YouTube gaming site launches today in the US and UK in bid to rival Amazon's Twitch. Plans for the site, which will feature more than 25,...

Science Might Have Just Found Cancer's 'Off' Switch

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Tech

US researchers have made an incredible discovery about the process of cell division that has moved medicine closer to finding a cure for cancer. I...

Forget Black Holes, Science Has Come Up With A Winning Formula For Poohsticks

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Tech

Forget space, forget black holes. Maths has now solved an entirely different but equally important kind of mystery: the game of Poohsticks. ...

Keep Calm, Stephen Hawking Has Discovered The Way Out Of A Black Hole

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Tech

“If you feel you are in a black hole, don’t give up,” Stephen Hawking told his captive audience at a lecture hosted by the KTH Royal Institute o...

Sony's First Drone Is Here And It Takes Off Like A Harrier Jump Jet

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Tech

Sony has unveiled its first drone, set to be used for business purposes only. The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which looks like a miniature plan...

Turns Out Ashley Madison Might Have Done Some Snooping Around Too

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Tech

What goes around comes around. As it turns out, these words are ringing true for Ashley Madison, the extramarital dating site at the centre of one ...

Scientists Have Discovered The Godfather Of Flu Vaccines

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists are one step closer to giving us a one-stop vaccine that could protect us from all types of flu. Dubbed as the 'holy grail' of immunolo...

Incredibly, Plastic Could Soon Be Made By A Planet-Saving ALGAE

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Tech

Plastics are one of the few materials that are a constant feature in all our lives, regardless of culture or lifestyle. Unfortunately, the way we ...

A Graduate Just Built A Really Cheap 3D Printed Bionic Hand And Dyson Thinks It's Amazing

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Tech

A graduate from Plymouth university has won the prestigious National UK James Dyson award with an invention that could be life-changing for amputees a...

The World's Fastest Moving Glacier Has Lost Enough Ice To Cover Manhattan

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Tech

Jakobshavn, the world's fastest moving glacier has lost enough ice to cover all of Manhattan in a 300m-thick layer of ice. Images taken by Sentinel...

Our iPhone Batteries Could Soon Last For (Wait For It) A Whole Week

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Tech

Panic induced charger-finding-runs to revive iPhones on their deathbed, could soon become less frequent if a new type of battery from tech company Int...

Science Has Confirmed Spiders Are Terrifyingly Good At BASE Jumping

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Tech

If you are scared of spiders, look away now. Scientists have discovered that spiders, belonging to the genus Selenops, are experts at navigatin...

So, This Is What The Centre Of Our Galaxy Looks Like

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Tech

X-ray view of the Galactic Centre The European Space Agency has released stunning images showing off just how beautiful the centre of our galaxy ...

Someone Made A Map Of The Ashley Madison Members And The Results Are Pretty Shocking

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK Tech

A Spanish digital agency has analysed the data from the Ashley Madison hack and plotted where users live around the world on an online map. Tecnil...

Elon Musk's Incredible Hyperloop Is Happening A Lot Sooner Than We Expected

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK Tech

Elon Musk's grand plans to give us a vacuum tube that will transport us to different cities at near supersonic speeds is becoming a reality. ...