What Real People Want: A Guide For The Home Secretary

Craig Stewart | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK Tech
Craig Stewart

By pressuring tech companies to insert encryption backdoors into their software, Ms Rudd demonstrates a disturbing lack of awareness on the importance of encryption. Encryption is in fact fundamental to the success of the British economy, from banking to trading and eCommerce - and WhatsApp et al are just the tip of this iceberg.

Vodafone Customers Are Being Targeted With A Very Realistic Email Scam

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Tech

Vodafone customers have been warned about what appears to be one of the most realistic email scams yet. Get Safe Online - A leading government-backed...

Amber Rudd's Attacks On Whatsapp And Privacy Are Both Silly And Sinister

Martha Spurrier | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Politics
Martha Spurrier

Privacy is a fundamental human right and a necessity in the modern world. Our Government's attempt to rebrand it as the refuge of terrorists shows a painful disregard for basic democratic principles and traditional conservative values. It will not wash. We will not stand for it and, we hope, neither will Silicon Valley.

If You See This Email From WhatsApp, Delete It

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Tech

Another day and so it’s time for another WhatsApp scam and this latest one is proving to be a bit of a nuisance. Action Fraud has alerted its users ...

Why We Should All Be Worried About Information Governance Compliance In UK Health And Care

Dr Felix Jackson | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Tech
Dr Felix Jackson

The answer is that using such consumer focused tech to have clinical discussions is often illegal as it is could potentially breach the UK Data Protection Act, not to mention the NHS Act 2006, the Health and Social Care act 2012 and the Human Rights Act.

Hard Brexit Tory Group Choose Suella Fernandes As New Leader

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Politics

Tory MP Suella Fernandes has taken over as the unofficial head of a group of Brexit-backing MPs with the power to take down the Prime Minister. The Fa...

Tory MP Has Hilarious Answer When Asked If There Are Phone Calls Being Made About Theresa May's Future

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 10.06.2017 | UK Politics

A Tory MP had a good answer at the ready when he was asked if phone calls had been taking place between Conservative colleagues on Theresa May’s fut...

If You Get This Text Message From WhatsApp Delete It Immediately

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Tech

Yet another WhatsApp scam has started making the rounds and this latest one is going to look very familiar. Users have started reporting on Twitter th...

Whatsapp Doc? NHS Failure To Update Cold War Era Tech Forcing Medics To Use Unsafe Apps To Help Save Lives

Dr Felix Jackson | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Tech
Dr Felix Jackson

Saving lives through great communication is just as valid and important as saving lives through great surgery. This is a message that needs to be shouted from the rooftops - and from the mobile phones - of everyone involved in healthcare.

Please Don't Read My Mind, Facebook - We're All Friends Here

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

Amazon Echo has enjoyed a wealth of success since the product first launched back in 2014. There is now an undeniable appetite for digital assistants in the home, and competitors have rushed to launch their own equivalents of 'Alexa', including Google Home and Samsung's Bixby.

I Gave Up WhatsApp - Here's What 'Appened

Sophie Deal | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Tech
Sophie Deal

Giving up WhatsApp was refreshing, particularly to begin with, and gave me a lot more thinking space than I'd had in a while. Rather than being engaged in endless, meaningless exchanges, I was able to focus more on the real world.

No, Amber Rudd, You Still Shouldn't Get To See My WhatsApp Messages

Tom Edwards | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Tech
Tom Edwards

The Prime Minister and Home Secretary should be asking themselves what exactly it is they are trying to protect from these terrorists, if not the basic freedoms of their citizens? They would likely argue that if we've done nothing wrong, we have nothing to hide - and should therefore be more than happy for the government to snoop in on our messages. But that's not the point.

Rudd's Plan To Gain Access To WhatsApp 'The Outcome Jihadists Want', Warns Tory MP

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK Politics

Amber Rudd has been warned by a Tory MP that giving government the ability to read encrypted WhatsApp messages will also open up access to criminals ...

Shedding Some Light On 'Dark Social': Why Content Must Be More Engaging Than Ever Before

Mick Entwisle | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK Tech
Mick Entwisle

While Dark Social represents a major challenge for marketers looking to better measure and understand the different elements of their marketing, it also represents an opportunity for brands innovating in the space.

Rudd 'Using' Westminster Attack To Justify Spying On WhatsApp, Says Ex-Cyber Security Chief

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK Politics

Amber Rudd has been accused of trying to use last week’s terror attack on parliament to justify giving the government greater electronic surveillanc...

'Completely Unacceptable' We Can't See Terrorists' WhatsApp Messages, Says Amber Rudd

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK Politics

Home Secretary Amber Rudd today claimed it is “completely unacceptable” for WhatsApp to allow terrorists to “hide” behind its encrypted messag...

This Guy's Mum Hasn't Quite Got The Hang Of Whatsapp And The Internet Thinks It's Hilarious

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Technology can be baffling for the best of us. But when it comes to parents, there’s an entirely new level of confusion. One mum has adorably proven...

14 Things You Only Know If You’re Terrible At Texting Back

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

These days it is a social faux pas to think of actually picking up the phone and calling someone, instead we all send a passive aggressive stream of m...

These Tips And Hidden Features Will Help You Free Up Storage On Your iPhone

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Tech

We’ve all been there, you go to take a picture with your iPhone and then suddenly those infamous words appear: “There is not enough available stor...

WhatsApp Could Be Testing A Feature That Lets Businesses Talk To You

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Tech

WhatsApp might sometimes feel like a human right, but actually it’s a company that needs to make money, just like the rest of them. Well it looks li...

The CIA Might Not Need To Bypass WhatsApp's Encryption To Read Your Messages

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Tech

Last night, Wikileaks published what it claims to be the biggest leak of secret CIA files in the agency’s 70-year history. The documents describe an...

Emma Watson Reveals The ‘Harry Potter’ Cast Have Their Own WhatsApp Group

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

As inner (magic) circles go, they don’t get much tighter than the ‘Harry Potter’ cast, and it’s good to know that their bond is still very muc...

WhatsApp Status Launches On Monday: What Is It And How Do I Use It?

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Tech

In yet another blow to the future of Snapchat, Whatsapp has now announced that they are rolling out a worldwide update to their app that will change h...

You Should Turn On This New WhatsApp Setting Now

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Tech

WhatsApp has finally rolled out two-step verification to all its users after a limited trial began last year. The new feature stops someone from activ...

15 Things You Only Know If You're A Serial Drunk Texter

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Ladies and gentlemen, the tech heroes at Whatsapp have finally noticed what we’ve all known for years - we are simply not responsible enough to text...