UK Technology

What Not To Film On Snapchat According To One Reckless Driver

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Tech

There are somethings that should never be done, let alone filmed on Snapchat. Swapping seats in a moving vehicle and leaving the driver's seat emp...

Anonymous Has Given Its Strongest Warning To ISIS Yet

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Tech

Islamic State (IS) has received another threat from Anonymous, via a video message. In an interview with the Express, the masked member of the hac...

Star Wars Fan Mark Zuckerberg Proves His Daughter Is Really A Jedi

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Tech

Ever since Mark Zuckerberg became a parent, he has been flooding his timeline with images of his daughter baby Max. Naturally. On Thursday however,...

Wolf 1061c: Keep Calm The Search For A Second Earth Could Be Over

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Tech

The search for our second home may be over. Scientists have found another potentially habitable planet, 14 light years away. Dubbed, Wolf 1061...

Simon Jenkins Is Being Ripped Apart For Slating Tim Peake's Mission

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK Tech

In the wake of Tim Peake's historic mission to the International Space Station, a few grinches have emerged out of the woodwork. The biggest one of...

What Happens When Your iPhone Autocorrects 'Lardass' Is Hilarious

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK Tech

If you need to have a laugh today, pick up your iPhone and type 'Lardass.' The new Apple software, iOS 9.2, will instantly autocorrect it to Kardas...

The Moment Astronaut Tim Peake Made British History

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK Tech

British astronaut Tim Peake and his companions on the Principia space mission joined their new co-workers on the International Space Station (ISS). ...

Robots Will Cut Out the Middleman - Oops, That's Us!

Michael Mercieca | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK Tech
Michael Mercieca

The endgame of robotics is to achieve the so-called 'Technological Singularity'; that's the moment when artificial intelligence can truly think for itself, redesign itself, improve itself or build other robots that are better than itself, on its own, without human assistance.

If You Want To Be The Next Tim Peake NASA Is Actually Hiring

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK Tech

NASA is hiring! In the wake of Tim Peake's historic blast off into space, this announcement could not come at a better time for the space agency. A...

X Prize Moves The Search For Aliens To The Bottom Of Our Oceans

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK Tech

Shell Ocean Discovery XPrize is giving away $7 million in prize money to tech teams willing to go the extra mile in ocean exploration. While all e...

Tim Peake: The Family's Emotional Farewell

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK Tech

The farewell party for British astronaut Tim Peake ahead of his historic journey to the International Space Station, has been an emotional one. Wh...

Tim Peake Believes There's A High Chance We'll Discover 'Aliens' Soon

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK Tech

The question of whether we are alone or not in the universe has been answered by British astronaut, Tim Peake, ahead of his historic journey to the In...

These Are The Weird Things That'll Happen To Tim Peake's Body In Space

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK Tech

As the countdown to Timothy Peake's blast off to the International Space Station continues, few will count the mission's biological cost to the astron...

How To Tell If Your Twitter Account Has Been Targeted By Government Hackers

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Tech

Twitter is warning users who may have had their accounts "targeted" by government hackers. In an email, the site said "state-sponsored actors" wer...

5 Reasons Why Tim Peake's Space Adventure Won't Give You FOMO

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Tech

Tim Peake has begun final preparations for his voyage to the International Space Station. The British astronaut will blast off tomorrow at 11:03am...

Elon Musk Wants To Stop Killer Robots By Building A 'Good' AI

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Tech

The global artificial intelligence (AI) race has taken an interesting after Elon Musk backed a newly-launched research centre dedicated to ensuring AI...

Forget Star Wars. This Is How NASA Would Build A Death Star

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK Tech

Drop everything. NASA has come up with a sensible way to build Death Stars. Brian Muirhead, who works as a chief engineer at the space agency, sai...

People Are Giving The GCHQ's Cryptic Christmas Puzzle A Run For Its Money

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK Tech

The concept of sending Christmas cards to your loved (and not-so-loved) ones during the festive season has taken an interesting twist, after the GCHQ ...

Donald Trump Wants Bill Gates To 'Close That Internet Up.' No Seriously

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK Tech

It is 2015 and some people still don't understand how the Internet works. When we say people, we mean Donald Trump. At a campaign rally in South Ca...

Wear and Tear: Will Wearables Survive 2016?

Jason Mander | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK Tech
Jason Mander

Apple has a proven track record of entering already-established marketplaces and building up serious dominance. And with our data showing that close to 50% of smartwatch owners in the US and UK have opted for an Apple Watch, this seems to be a case of history repeating itself.

Anonymous' Trolling Day Targets ISIS And Shows No Mercy

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK Tech

The war between Anonymous and Islamic State (IS) has reached a new high as the hackers launched into their "day of rage" with gusto. Having declar...

We All Want More Women Working in Tech, But Here's How You Go About Doing It

Georgie Barrat | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK Tech
Georgie Barrat

Currently only 17% of people working in tech are women. Pair that with the fact that the UK is already experiencing a digital skills gap that is forecasted to reach 745,000 workers by 2017 and one million by 2020, it's clear that this isn't just a diversity issue, but a pressing economic one.

NASA May Have Solved The Mystery Around Those 'Alien' Spots On Ceres

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK Tech

Science has finally placated alien hunters and space enthusiasts with their latest explanation for Ceres' bright lights. A new study, published in...

Mark Zuckerberg's Message To Muslims Is Perfect

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK Tech

Mark Zuckerberg has come out in fighting form following Donald Trump's proposals calling for Muslims to be banned from the U.S. Facebook's CEO show...

Meet The World's First Puppies Born Through In Vitro Fertilisation

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK Tech

The world's first "test tube" puppies born to a surrogate mother, is a breakthrough for conserving endangered species, scientists have said. The se...