UK Technology

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...

This Is How You Get Google Maps To Let You Take Toilet Breaks

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Tech

Google Maps has finally added its 'Pit Stop' feature to iOS, allowing iPhone users to take a toilet breaks without ever leaving the navigation mode. ...

Scientists Want To Use Nuclear Bombs To Destroy Doomsday Asteroids. No Really

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists have proposed a new way to obliterate asteroids: nuclear bombs. Researchers at Tomsk State University, Siberia, conducted several experi...

Aliens Could Be Searching For Us The Same Way We Look For Them

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Tech

The best chance of finding alien life is to assume "extraterrestrial observers" are also looking for us in the same way we're looking for them, expert...

This Alien Claim Involving NASA Is So Absurd Even Conspiracy Theorists Aren't Sold

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Tech

Alien hunters are questioning a recording released by UFO fans, who claim the message was captured by NASA. The Sheivae Project published a video o...

This 'Smart Wallpaper' Could Power Your Entire House One Day

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Tech

Houses could one day be lined with 'smart wallpaper' that automatically generates electricity thanks to new technology using ultra-thin graphene sheet...

Why Certain Body Parts Could Be More Vulnerable To Cancer Than Others

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Nitya Rajan | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Tech

Cells that are "squeezed" inside tough tissues such as lung or bone are more vulnerable to cancer-causing genetic mutations, a study has found. How...

Kids Finally Have Their Own 'Google'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Tech

A new search engine, Kiddle, has been unveiled as a site that aims to give children "family friendly" results. The site has a Google Custom Search...

WhatsApp Has Drastic News For BlackBerry Owners

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Tech

BlackBerry mobile users brace yourselves and start saying your goodbyes to WhatsApp. The messaging platform is to end its support for mobile device...

Something Incredibly Embarrassing Could Be Causing The Ocean To Emit A Hum

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Tech

The gentle buzz emerging from the heart of the ocean could be the sound fish farting, experts have said. Captured by hydrophones a few years ago, t...

Facebook Employees Replaced Black Lives Matter With A 'Toxic' Slogan

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Tech

Facebook employees who defaced the black lives matter slogan on the company's signature wall, have received a stern warning from Mark Zuckerberg. I...

Are Wearables Helping the Right People?

Chris Spencer | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Tech
Chris Spencer

Patients with heart conditions, diabetes, or asthma, for example, would all benefit from being able to track their own health data and share this with their GP to improve care - particularly from a preventative perspective.

NASA's New Pluto Image Shows Off Its Mysterious Features In Stunning Detail

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Tech

Pluto's mysterious plains have been put under the spotlight again as NASA's New Horizons spacecraft captured another stunning image of the dwarf plane...

UFOs And Aliens 'Have Visited Earth' According To This US Navy-Whistleblower

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Tech

UFOs and aliens have visited Earth a former US Naval officer has claimed. Speaking to the Express, he said: "I have never seen a UFO or ET or alien...

Do We Have a Productivity Problem? Entrepreneurs Might Disagree

Maximilian Yoshioka | Posted 24.02.2016 | UK
Maximilian Yoshioka

While the discussion around the UK's lagging productivity statistics drags on, entrepreneurs have been busy creating the the innovative products and s...

The (Real) Villains of the Piece

Matthew Dickinson | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Tech
Matthew Dickinson

Sinister back stories, intimidating outfits and, of course, innovative and intriguing weapons - it's no wonder that popular fascination with supervillains is at an all-time high. No longer just confined to the pages of comic books - now the likes of The Joker, Loki and the Green Goblin appear in video games, Hollywood blockbusters, hit TV shows - and yes, ok - bath soap.