UK Technology

Anonymous Reportedly Hacked Donald Trump's Phone And Turned Him Into Scooby Doo

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK Tech

Donald Trump's voicemail appears to have been hacked by Anonymous, the hacktivist collective. In a video posted on YouTube, the alleged hackers can...

11 Inventions We Can Thank Women For

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK Tech

Where would we be without women? As far as inventions go, the world would be void of beer, caller ID, Monopoly, Kevlar and chocolate chip cookies ...

More Wizard of Oz Than Wargames: Do I Need to be Technical to be a Woman in Tech?

Michelle Beckett | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK Tech
Michelle Beckett

It's obvious and well documented that technology has a gender problem, and there is a myriad of reasons for this, which I'll address in a different piece. But one of these issues can be partly addressed by breaking down the myth that you need to be a 'full on' coder to make it in technology.

Africa Needs More Female Scientific Leaders

Dr. Álvaro Sobrinho | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Tech
Dr. Álvaro Sobrinho

Persistent gender bias also explains the low proportions of women in the highest echelons of science and technology. A particularly damaging stereotype is the 'maternal wall', which stems from expectations that a woman's job performance will be affected by her taking time off to have children, or absences from work to take care of her family.

How Digital Tech Is Improving Women's Health and Wellbeing in India

Vicki Hearn | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Tech
Vicki Hearn

India is at a pivotal point in its history. As the world's fastest-growing economy, internet access across India is rapidly increasing and, by 2017, it's expected to become the second largest smartphone market on the planet.

This Is What It's Like To Read When You Have Dyslexia

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Tech

A software developer has created a unique website that allows readers to experience what it is like to have dyslexia. At first glance, Victor Widel...

If Your iPhone's Being Haunted By Emails From The 1970s, Don't Panic

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Tech

iPhone users have been freaking out over emails they appear to have received from the past. When we say past, we mean the 1970s - before email was ...

How To Change Your Facebook Reactions To Donald Trump And Pokémon Emojis

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Tech

If you're feeling a bit underwhelmed by Facebook reactions, we have a lovely surprise for you. A Firefox and Chrome browser extension will now let ...

Alien Hunters Think This NASA Image Shows UFOs 'Controlling The Sun'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Tech

Alien hunters have cited a NASA image as evidence that "UFOs are controlling" the sun. UFO enthusiast, myunhauzen74, posted a video highlighting i...

A Glove, Sexy Jacket and "Timelooper": Startups Using Tech-for-Good

Shivvy Jervis | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Tech
Shivvy Jervis

A mood-impacting empathic wearable, potentially life saving cyclist gear, tremor-stabilising glove and a "timelooper." Have I piqued your curiosity yet? Digital technology advances don't have to be about paradigm shifts, global domination and annihilating the competition.

Here's What You Missed If You Slept Through The UK's Stunning Northern Lights

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Tech

The Northern Lights put on a spectacular show on Sunday evening, illuminating the skies as far south as Oxfordshire. Its colourful brilliance was ...

Donald Trump's Twitter Bot May Have Trumped Trump

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.03.2016 | UK Tech

Stop everything, someone has created a Trump Twitterbot that may have trumped Donald Trump at terrible things to say. The bot, named @DeepDrumpf, i...

Some Idiot Attacked A US Fighter Jet With A Laser

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.03.2016 | UK Tech

A laser attack on a US fighter jet has left its crew members "disorientated." The incident occurred as a F-15 Strike Eagle jet, flying to RAF Lake...

An Alien Hunter Thinks He's Found MH370 On Google Maps

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.03.2016 | UK Tech

An alien hunter believes he has spotted the MH370 plane, which went missing almost two years go, on Google Maps. Scott C. Waring, editor of ufosigh...

People Are Livid Because Scientists Referred To 'The Creator' In Their Research

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.03.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists facing a backlash for citing "the Creator" in their research, which was published by a peer-reviewed journal, have had their paper retracte...

Silicon Valley vs London? Hacker House's Jen Arcuri debates

Shivvy Jervis | Posted 04.03.2016 | UK Tech
Shivvy Jervis

"I won't give you the sort of answers that most people will." I'm assured this fervently by the charismatic Jennifer Arcuri at the outset of our inte...

This Scam On Facebook Will Make You Question Everything You Read

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.03.2016 | UK Tech

Facebook users are getting duped into believing fake stories created on a website called 'Clone Zone.' The problem snowballed into the limelight af...

NASA: Asteroid About The Size Of A Basketball Court Will Pass 'Close To Earth

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.03.2016 | UK Tech

A small asteroid is expected pass earth on March 8, NASA has said. The rock, named as 2013 TX68, will fly roughly 3 million miles from our planet ...

Meet The 'Immortal' Creature That Could Help Cure Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.03.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists have discovered the Benjamin Button of the marine world that could give us better insight into cancer cures. Meet the moon jellyfish, wh...

A Mysterious Repeating 'Alien' Signal Is Baffling Scientists

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.03.2016 | UK Tech

The hunt for Fast Radio Bursts(FRBs), a type of cosmic signal that's totally alien to us, has taken an "exciting" new turn. For the first time ever...

How Do We Recruit Female Millennials?

Camilla Ley-Valentin | Posted 03.03.2016 | UK Tech
Camilla Ley-Valentin

I find that the way we recruit employees has changed dramatically in recent years. More and more jobs are filled through networking, which is of cours...

Terminal Cancer May Have Finally Met Its Match

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 09.03.2016 | UK Tech

The UK has started testing a new vaccine for terminal cancer. The trial, taking place in Guilford and London, is aiming to study whether the vacci...

The Universe Could End A Lot Sooner Than We Thought

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Tech

If you've got big dreams you still want to achieve, the latest discovery about the universe should come as good news. Scientists have suggested tha...

5 Simple Things Astronaut Scott Kelly Will Find Difficult Now He's Back On Earth

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Tech

Scott Kelly's year in space will go down in history as one giant leap for mankind's space exploration. However, now that the NASA astronaut has ret...

A Drone Flew Over Stonehenge At Dawn And It Was Spectacular

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Tech

Twitter users appear to have had a wonderful start to their day thanks to a drone that flew over Stonehenge at the break of dawn. Television presen...