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Another Global Trend For 2014: Youth Unemployment Will Remain High

Charles Oliver | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Charles Oliver

January is the month that media outlets around the world predict the next big thing and showcase the newest trends, from exercise techniques to technology. Sadly, one trend that will continue this year from last will be that youth unemployment will remain high.

One Young World: Digital Innovation No Substitute When Activating Young Leaders

Danny Bartlett | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Politics
Danny Bartlett

On Monday, 23 September, I found myself humbled not by the words of a statesman, but by a fictional anthropomorphic bear...

Beardyman's 'Sounds Of The 21st Century' Is An Anthem For Our Digital Lives

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Tech

Pioneering technical noisenik Beardyman (of TED talk fame) has revealed the anthem of this year's Campus Party conference - and it's a psychedelic sou...

O2 Unveils Its 4G Plans

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Tech

O2 has announced that it will launch its 4G LTE mobile network on 29 August, becoming the first competitor to EE to roll out the service in the UK. ...

Boris Johnson: London's 'Tech City' Is Ready To 'Coagulomerate'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Tech

Boris Johnson has been a consistent presence at Tech City events in recent months - and has even been known to pitch a few app ideas of his own. In...

Message to Big Business: It's Time to Champion the Little Guy

Emma L. Jones | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK
Emma L. Jones

So, large companies, I hope you won't mind that this post is written for you. It's my thoughts on how, in five steps, you can become a favourable brand to millions of small businesses across Britain. So listen up!

O2 Signs Deal To Push Windows Phone And Break iOS-Android 'Duopoly'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.08.2013 | UK Tech

O2 wants to end the "duopoly" of Android and iOS - and it's prepared to back Windows Phone to do it. O2's parent company Telefonica has announced i...

Michael Rundle

What Difference Does UK's Reliance On Google Really Make?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Tech

Every faith and culture has its travelling gurus -- its wandering wise men, who spread thought and enlightenment as they traverse the globe, preferabl...

Have Our Best Days Gone?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK

Young western Europeans are fearful for the future of their countries, believing their best days have already gone and that the economic future looks ...

Michael Rundle

'4G Will Make Us Happier'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Tech

You might think 4G mobile service will just give you faster download speeds and acceptable streaming video on the train. You're not thinking big en...

Do These Stats Prove Women Are 'Falling Behind' In Tech?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Tech

Young people in the UK are almost twice as tech savvy as the worldwide average - but men are still much more confident in their abilities than women. ...

Have O2 Just Solved Monthly Contracts For Early Adopters?

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Tech

Mobile phone users stuck in 24-month contracts will be able to get new phones before their contract ends under a new service. O2, owned by Telefoni...

Why International Women's Day Must Become a Year-Round Campaign

Lucy Paine | Posted 19.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Lucy Paine

These are the girls who need to be convinced of their ability, and shown the opportunities that are there for the taking. To reach them all, we need to turn International Women's Day into a year-round campaign that champions women's leadership, and shows girls that they can achieve any career if they want it enough.

Sky Buys O2 Broadband For £180 Million

PA | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Tech

Sky is to become the UK's second-largest broadband provider after agreeing a deal today to buy rival O2's half a million customer accounts. The sat...

Mozilla Shows Off Firefox OS Handsets

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK Tech

Firefox makers Mozilla have shown off the designs of its first mobile phone handsets. The phones will not be made available commercially, but have ...

The Rise of the Tech Female Networks in the UK

Katerina Zherebtsova | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK Tech
Katerina Zherebtsova

British women are doing it all over again. Having won the battle over 100 years ago, their current agenda is yet again a winning ticket. Having spoken to a number of young female and male entrepreneurs and having attended a number of recent tech events, it's official. Being a woman entrepreneur in UK right now is a wonderful gift of our times.

UK 4G: Networks Agree To Faster LTE Rollout

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.12.2012 | UK Tech

The UK's top mobile operators have agreed to launch faster mobile services by Spring 2013. After a meeting with Ofcom and Culture Secretary Maria M...

Networks Could Drop Ofcom Appeal For Early 4G Auction

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.12.2012 | UK Tech

The UK's top mobile operators will meet with ministers in an attempt to avoid a potentially costly appeal after Everything Everywhere (EE) was allowed...

7 Ways to Support Startups and Turbo-Charge the European Tech Scene

Gonzalo Martin-Villa | Posted 27.10.2012 | UK Tech
Gonzalo Martin-Villa

For decades now, jealous outsiders have pointed to the vast wealth stemming from Silicon Valley startups and asked, "Why on Earth can't we do that?"

Michael Rundle

Meet The Start-Up Aiming To End All Queues, Forever

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Tech

If you've had the luck to get into an Olympic venue this week - or even just had to travel on the Tube - you know the pain of queueing. So what if...

Firefox OS To Take On Android

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.09.2012 | UK Tech

Mozilla, the foundation behind the open-source browser Firefox, have announced that several new carriers and handset makers are on board with its atte...

Michael Rundle

Boris Pitches His App Ideas To London's Tech Elite

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK Tech

Everyone has an idea for an App - including Mayor of London Boris Johnson. (In fact he has three.) The mayor used the official opening of Telef...

Michael Rundle

Why Doesn't The UK Have LTE? 'It's All About The Money'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK Tech

The odd thing about next-gen mobile internet in the UK - aka 4G, LTE, or the Magic Broadband Unicorn In The Sky - is that everyone wants it, but nobod...

The Silicon Valley Ingredients Needed for London's Tech City

Tien Tzuo | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK Tech
Tien Tzuo

The rise of London's tech scene brings up an age old question: is Silicon Valley unique, and can its success be repeated elsewhere? At one point, Boston was the next Silicon Valley. And then Seattle.

Start-Up City: Wayra Tech Accelerator Accepts 16 London Businesses

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK Tech

Sixteen UK start-up companies have been selected from 1,000 entrants by the global tech accelerator Wayra to turn their ideas into reality. Exactly...