UK Technology

In Space You Can Play Table Tennis With A Ball Made Entirely Of Water

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Tech

Scott Kelly has done the seemingly impossible (for earthlings) and turned water into a Table Tennis-sized sphere. The astronaut, who was celebratin...

Alien Fans Are Losing It Over A 'UFO' Being Chased By Military-Style Jets

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Tech

A video showing a reported UFO being chased by an aircraft is dividing alien fans on the internet. Images of the intriguing event were posted on t...

Trident: A Done Deal?

Paul Ingram | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Politics
Paul Ingram

Trident is in the news again, and will continue to generate heat in the run up to a parliamentary debate promised later this year on the programme and patrolling posture. But the outcome is clear, pre-determined in the minds of the political elite and to some extent in contractual and diplomatic commitments.

The Government Wants To Give You Police-Style Powers To Fight Cyber Crime

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Tech

Volunteers are set to receive "police-style" powers in a bid to boost the fight against cyber crime, the Government has announced. Under the new m...

Forget Missiles, Facebook Wants You To Fight Islamic State With 'Likes'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Tech

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg has recruited an unusual weapon in the online war against ISIS - "likes." Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos...

The Next iPhone Could Boast Internet 100 Times faster Than Wi-Fi

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK Tech

In the wake of the iPhone 7 headphone jack rumours, a developer has spotted another potential feature that could be a game-changer for mobile phones ...

Anti-ISIS Hackers Say 'Twitter Is Too Slow' In Dealing With Militants

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Tech

Twitter is too slow in dealing with the so-called Islamic State (Isis), an Anonymous-linked hacking collective has told the Huffington Post. Writin...

The Lowdown on Current Trends in Wellness Travel...

Stella Photi | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Stella Photi

I'm always being asked what's 'new' in the world of wellness travel which makes it very inspiring to be part of and hopefully we are responsible for helping to set the trends too! The start of the year is a good time to think what lies ahead and I'd say these are the main trends that are coming to the fore:

If Your Password Is On This List You're Probably Going To Get Hacked

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK Tech

The most popular (and worst) passwords of 2015 have been unveiled and it looks like we don't know how to use them yet. Every year, SplashData publ...

A Woman Is Facing Jail Simply For Tagging Someone On Facebook

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Tech

A New Yorker is facing jail time after tagging her former sister-in-law in a Facebook post, calling her stupid. Maria Gonzalez's tag violated a pro...

Stephen Hawking Explains The One Thing That Will Save Us From Extinction

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Tech

Professor Stephen Hawking has outlined why humanity could be at risk from the all the progress we have been making in science and technology. In an...

'A is for Apple' - Is Technology a Boon or a Bane?

Sunetra Chakravarti | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Tech
Sunetra Chakravarti

From the moment you meet someone, to whether you end up walking into the sunset hand-in-hand or with your mates at a pub drowning your sorrows - the life cycle of all our relationships are played out using technology.

Friends Reunited Is Shutting Down And People Are Surprised For All The Wrong Reasons

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Tech

The social network, Friends Reunited, is set to close after 15 years of being online. Steve Pankhurst, one of the site's early founders, said in an...

This Is How You Brew Coffee In Space According To Tim Peake

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Tech

How do you follow record-breaking success that is literally out of this world? Well, if you're Tim Peake, you brew a cup of coffee that looks noth...

Facebook's Testing A New Feature That Could Mean You'll Never Google Anything Again

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Tech

Facebook is testing a new in-app browser that could mean you'll never ever leave the social media platform. Ever. Designed to act like Chrome or I...

Post COP21: Africa and Climate Change

Dr. Álvaro Sobrinho | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK
Dr. Álvaro Sobrinho

Ultimately, Africa's great vulnerability to the effects of climate change demands a multi-stakeholder response. Given their financial resources and scale, private sector companies can be vital partners to African countries by scaling up investment in renewable energy, boosting climate finance, and decarbonising their own operations.

Someone Has Spotted A Mysterious 'Iron Giant' Figure Walking At 30,000ft

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Tech

An Easy Jet passenger appeared to have mysterious company at 30,000ft in the air after spotting an odd-looking figure in the clouds. Nick O'Donoghu...

Virtual Reality Is Dead, Long Live Virtual Reality

Shannon Edwards | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Tech
Shannon Edwards

More than a few us enjoyed a bit of eye rolling when we first heard about Google Glass. From 'ewww, not fashion' to 'creepy' - with some in media having a field day mocking the 'glassholes' who would dare to wear the device (not my joke).

This Insane 'Escape' Cabin Could Save All Our Lives In A Plane Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Tech

A Ukranian engineer has reinvented the concept of an airplane by proposing that detachable cabins could be the way to save lives on mass in the event ...

We've Found Another Way To Watch Everything On Netflix

the huffington post | nitya rajan | Posted 15.01.2016 | UK Tech

The internet is a glorious place where dreams, including the ones to do with sitting in front the web, do come true. Meet the 'Netflix Super Browse...

A Widow Is Suing Twitter Because She Thinks It Helped Isis Kill Her Husband

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK Tech

Tamara Fields lost her husband when members of the Islamic State (IS) carried out an attack on a Jordanian police training centre in November. She ...

The Antarctic Is Hiding A Secret That Could Rival The Grand Canyon

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK Tech

Hiding underneath the Antarctic ice could be the "world's largest canyon" scientists have said. According to new satellite data, the giant rift co...

Snoop Dogg Speaks For All Xbox Players And Tells Bill Gates To "Fix His S***"

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK Tech

Snoop Dogg has posted an angry message on his Instagram page asking Bill Gates to "fix his sh**" The reason? Xbox One appeared to suffer a short ou...

Which Devices Debuted at CES Will Make It in 2016?

Jason Mander | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK Tech
Jason Mander

As the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) draws to a close for another year, we've seen a wide range of new gadgets and tech capabilities that could transform our daily lives in the near or not-so-near future. From drones, AI robots and virtual reality to a whole clutch of "smart" devices, we're now left to debate which of the items debuted at CES will enter the mainstream.

19-Year-Old Casually Builds 'UK's First Robot Lawyer' And It Could Save You £1000s

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK Tech

A 19-year-old student claims to have built "UK's first robot lawyer" in attempt to give the public free legal aid. Joshua Browder, undertaking an ...