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Facebook Shares To Sell At £24 Today

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK Tech

Facebook shares are being offered to the public for 38 US dollars (£24) in one of the biggest ever US stock flotations. The social media giant is ...

US Leads The World At Hacking, UK Trails In Seventh Place

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK Tech

There's one thing that the US is clearly better at than the UK, and that's computer hacking. Our friends across the pond have smashed us in th...

Twitter Prepares To Back Users

BBC | Posted 14.07.2012 | UK Tech

Twitter has told the BBC it now wants to have a closer role with government and policymakers in the UK....

The World's Hottest Digital Music Spots Mapped

PaidContent | Posted 14.07.2012 | UK Tech

Record labels' new-found enthusiasm for ending their iTunes dependence has created an opportunity for new digital music services....

Internet Explorer Coming To Xbox Kinect

TheVerge | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK Tech

Microsoft is currently testing a modified version of Internet Explorer 9 on its Xbox 360 console, according to The Verge's sources. The Xbox 360 curre...

London 'Not Immune' From Cyber Attacks During Olympic Games

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Tech

This summer's London Olympics "will not be immune" to cyber attacks by those seeking to disrupt the Games, a Cabinet minister warned today. Cabinet...

Facebook Organ Donation: Do You Like Your Friends Enough To Save Them?

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 01.07.2012 | UK Tech

You might 'like' your friends on Facebook. But do you like them enough to save a life with an organ donation? From today, you can share whether or...

The Pirate Bay United Against High Court Shutdown

PA | Posted 01.07.2012 | UK Tech

The people behind the world's largest illegal file-sharing website have said they will "stand united" against a legal bid to block access to their sit...

DNS Changer Virus Spells 'Internet Doomsday'

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK Tech

The end is nigh, according to the FBI. "Internet doomsday" will strike us all on 9 July when the domain name service changer virus will disconnect man...

Instagram For Android Hits 10 Million Downloads In 22 Days

The Next Web | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Tech

Downloads of Instagram’s Android application continue to grow at an impressive rate, today hitting 10 million downloads on the Google Play Marketpla...

Google Drive Delivers 5 GB Free Cloud Storage

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 24.06.2012 | UK Tech

The rumours said we'd get 100GB free cloud storage. Google Drive has instead launched its new cloud-based storage system with 5GB of free storage with...

Iranian Oil Terminal Shutdown By Malware Attack

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Tech

Iran has had to close one of its major oil facilities after it was shutdown by malware virus attacks, according to reports. The BBC reports that I...

James Cameron, Eric Schmidt, Sergey Brin And Larry Page Plan Asteroid Mining

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Tech

A new world of resources is about to open up in outer space and it's backed by some pretty big investors: film director James Cameron and Google billi...

St George's Day Google Doodle

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Tech

St George may not have even been English, and the dragon may not have existed either, but that's no reason not to celebrate St George's day Google Doo...

Tim Berners-Lee Slams Government Web Monitoring Plans

PA | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK Tech

Controversial government plans to allow intelligence agencies to monitor the calls, emails, texts and website visits of every person in the UK should ...

Bono And The Edge Invest In Dropbox

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 02.06.2012 | UK Tech

After making profits of about $1bn (£620m) from their Facebook investment, U2 stars Bono and the Edge appear to have a thirst for web technology and ...

Three Mi-Fi Dongle Review

Huffington Post UK | Luke McGee | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK Tech

Despite having been around for a while now, Mi-Fi units have yet to be embraced by those outside the tech fraternity. The idea of wireless interne...

How Weavrs Can Destroy Your Online Identity

Wired | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Tech

Writer Jon Ronson is at war with himself on Twitter. In February, an organisation called Philter Phactory created a Twitter account called @jon_ronson...

O2 Hands Customer Details To Pornographer

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK Tech

The personal details of more than 9,000 O2 broadband subscribers are to be handed over to porn companies Golden Eye International and Ben Dover Produc...

The Tricky Interview Questions That Google Has Banned

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 26.05.2012 | UK Tech

With unemployment figures hitting a 17-year high at 2.64 million in the UK, what lengths would you go to to get a job? Google makes its new employe...

Bad Luck Machester: Top Ten Riskiest Online Cities

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Tech

Bad luck if you live in Manchester. Yours is the riskiest city to go online not just the UK, but in the whole of Europe. A survey by online securi...

Google Chrome: The Most Popular Browser In The World?

CNET | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Tech

Chrome has overtaken Internet Explorer as the world's most popular browser, but Google's minimalist software only stayed on top for one day....

Juan Gris, Cubist Painter, Stars In Google Doodle

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK Tech

Juan Gris, the Spanish cubist painter, is honoured in the Google doodle of the day. Gris was a contemporary of Modigiliani, Matisse and Picasso an...

Ten Places Google Maps Won't Let You See

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 22.03.2012 | UK Tech

We are all used to searching Google Maps for everyday locations, but there are a number of top secret locations Google Maps doesn't want you to see. ...

UK Cities Fight For £100 Million Broadband Funding

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Tech

George Osborne's 2012 budget promising 10 cities £100million of ultra-fast broadband subsidy has pitched city against city, but critics say his prior...