UK Technology

How Millennials Use Facebook Now

Eleanor Moss | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Tech
Eleanor Moss

You can proudly display your 'likes' to friends, happy in the knowledge that a carefully curated list of 'liked' pages can make you seem cool, intelligent, likeable, kind, funny, caring, alternative, or other favourable characteristics.

#ThisGirlCanDoTech

Caroline Hyde | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Tech
Caroline Hyde

One area of clear consensus was women can no longer just talk to other women about tech's gender imbalance. We need men to join the discussion to move it forward to action. And so to the next panel where a male voice did add to the debate.

Will THIS Get Students Voting?!

The Huffington Post UK | Joty Chopra | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Students from across the UK are to receive text messages on their smartphones encouraging them to register to vote when they step foot on their campus...

Can I Get Access to My Software Supplier's Source Code if They Go Bust?

Andrew Tibber | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Tech
Andrew Tibber

The common solution to this is to require your supplier to enter into a so-called "escrow agreement" and to deposit the source code with a third-party agent such as NCC or Iron Mountain, who will release it to you on the occurrence of certain specified trigger events.

Will We Be the Clueless Coding Generation?

Georgie Barrat | Posted 16.05.2015 | UK Tech
Georgie Barrat

Never will we find ourselves "not being able to make the video player work" because we have a grasp on how to interact with menus, cursors, downloads & searches. Our knowledge is ingrained, adaptable and transferable.

What Inspires Women to Get Into Technology?

Anne Marie Neatham | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Tech
Anne Marie Neatham

It was clear that some of my colleagues pursued career in technology career for the love of it and because they could see that it will transform lives, even though their teachers and family may have actively discouraged them.

Virtual Reality Meant This Father Saw The Birth Of His Son

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Tech

Jace Larke found himself in an almost impossible situation: his wife was in labour, he was over 2,000 miles away on the other side of Australia, and h...

Why I Won't Be Getting an Apple Watch

Georgie Barrat | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Tech
Georgie Barrat

Don't get me wrong the Apple Watch launch hasn't passed me by. I've keenly followed the rumours, buildup and release of Apple's shiny new toy and there are many features that I ohh and ahh over.

Translating Africa's Tech Enthusiasm Into an Enterprise Ecosystem

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

The question of how many vastly successful technology start-ups have come out of Africa might therefore not yet be one to ask. Instead, entrepreneurship takes more than the availability of technology.

Grab Yourself a Piece of the Growing Tech Economy

Karen Price | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Tech
Karen Price

It's genuinely exciting to see that there are now entry routes for people from the widest possible range of educational backgrounds, all of them getting the chance to climb a career ladder that can take them right to the top.

What Will Driverless Cars Do to Our Society?

Eleanor Moss | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Tech
Eleanor Moss

Whilst Volvo envisions us all owning our own car, just like we do now, Google and other companies envision using driverless vehicles as a form of public transport, using Uber-like technology to hail a vehicle directly to our location.

Breaking Through

Shellye Archambeau | Posted 09.05.2015 | UK
Shellye Archambeau

Having someone who you can bounce ideas off of, and someone who can give you feedback and insight from experience is important. Both men and women have a role to play as mentors and sponsors.

Big Data 2.0

David Richards | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Tech
David Richards

While the focus has largely been on big data's promise, less attention has been paid to how companies should go about putting it into practice - because although the majority appreciates its potential, it's a minority that fully understands how to roll out the technology.

The Samsung 'Spy TV' Scare Detracts from Bigger Picture

Emily Jones | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Tech
Emily Jones

The voice command facility can be turned off at the flick of a switch. My question is: how bothered are we, really?

Where Tinder Plus is Leading, Others Will Follow

Jason Mander | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Tech
Jason Mander

Tinder Plus users can quite literally 'Rewind' time by undoing premature swipes. And they can look for matches in places they haven't even arrived in yet by deploying the new 'Passport' feature.

Putting Technology at the Fingertips of Patients and Doctors Might Just Transform Healthcare

David Lancefield | Posted 03.05.2015 | UK Tech
David Lancefield

There's no one place to see all of the information on our son, whether that's his medical records or progress reports. We combine this information and analysis ourselves on our home PC and in multiple ring binders.

Mobile World Congress 2015: It is Time for CEOs to Hit the Defrag Button

Grégory Roekens | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Tech
Grégory Roekens

Sure mobile originally meant that phone we managed to unwire a couple of decades ago and start carrying with us in our pocket. But mobile has evolved massively since then to a point where it now represents an entire ecosystem and not just a device anymore.

Changing Perception as Well as Reality

Ursula Morgenstern | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK
Ursula Morgenstern

One senior woman will not make the difference. We need women to be visible to the workforce at all levels on a daily basis to be far more accessible role models.

TechNorth: Great, But Let's Get a Few Things Straight

Katie Gallagher | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Tech
Katie Gallagher

I have concerns that the Government aren't seeing the whole Northern picture and do not fully appreciate the scale and scope of what is already happening here.

Why Super Volcanoes Are Actually A Good News Story

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Tech

After nearly 40 minutes of discussing super volcanoes with one of the world's most learned experts on the subject you're left with the overwhe...

Is the U.S. Opening the Door for Europe to Lead in Tech?

Andrea Giuricin | Posted 03.05.2015 | UK Tech
Andrea Giuricin

For 20 years, U.S. Internet policy was the gold standard. It led to massive investments in infrastructure and drove innovation. Europe and the rest of the world are still trying to catch-up.

How Japan Produces Scientists Worthy of a Nobel Prize in the 21st Century

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 02.05.2015 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

The Ministry and the Japanese government recognize that producing highly competent scientists is not achieved overnight. It takes years of intense focus and single-minded dedication to a specific area of research and perseverance in the face of criticisms and setbacks.

The Year of the New Connected Home

Rob Wells | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

It's vital to address the pressures of your home network sooner rather than later as the connected home is only ever growing, with new devices inching into every corner.

Should We Allow Engineering to be Rebranded?

Yetunde Adediran | Posted 02.05.2015 | UK Tech
Yetunde Adediran

Engineering educators must utilise young peoples' passion, interest, and reach out, to their dreams by means of diversifying and inspiring engineering to the next generation of engineers and scientists.

Unleashing Africa's Data Revolutionaries

Dr. Álvaro Sobrinho | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Tech
Dr. Álvaro Sobrinho

Through local partnerships and training programmes in rural villages, the project will develop a series of data collection and sharing platforms to improve yield and reduce food waste.