Archive for May, 2012

How to delete cookies files

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Following my blog post yesterday- New cookies data law kicks in I was asked how to delete cookies from other browsers- as I had only mentioned Mozilla’s Firefox browser and Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. Therefore in the interests of wider information, I hope that the below will be of help to you: Firefox Browsers– At the […]

New cookies data law kicks in

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, May 28, 2012

From yesterday UK websites must obtain “informed consent” from visitors before saving a cookie file on a visitor’s machine.Cookies are small text files that allow a website to recognise and track users. The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) is to launch a tool for the public to report non compliant sites and they threaten a £500,000 […]

Arise Sir Jonathan Ive- Apple’s chief designer

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, May 24, 2012

Sir Jonathan Ive- Apple’s chief designer was knighted this week.Sir Jonathan was knighted for his services to design and enterprise. Sir Jonathan has been behind some of Apple’s most successful products including the iPod and iPhone. It is a process he describes as being “part fine art, part engineering”. Last year there was speculation that […]

Facebook- you win some, you lose some

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Tuesday, May 22, 2012

The rise- and more importantly the fall of Facebook’s share price continues.The finances of Mark Zuckerberg- the founder of Facebook Inc have undergone a bit of a rollercoaster ride since his wedding on Saturday. After the IPO floatation at the launch price of $38 per share, the share price dropped yesterday to $34 per share […]

Waterstones teams up with Amazon’s to sell Kindle book reader

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, May 21, 2012

In a surprising development UK bookseller Waterstones is to sell Amazon’s Kindle book reader.Only last week we posted in Digital book sales increase by 54pc in 2011 that the literary world was achanging with ongoing technological developments. But Waterstone’s alliance with Amazon was an unexpected move which initially looks like turkeys voting for Christmas. Waterstones […]

Facebook shares- good value or over hyped tech floatation?

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, May 18, 2012

On the day that Facebook is floated I was asked whether they represent good value or are they another over hyped technology company.In particular I was asked to explain what I meant in my blog post of a couple of days ago- Facebook plans even bigger floatation by the pe being as it’s stratospherical level […]

eBay sales targeted by HMRC tax evasion

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, May 17, 2012

Online eBay sales traders are the latest group to be targeted by the HMRC  against tax evasion.People who trade on websites such as eBay have until June 14 to tell the HMRC that they will take part in the scheme, and until September 14 to give details of the tax owed and to arrange for […]

Facebook plans even bigger floatation

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Facebook increases the number of shares on offer by a quarter.Facebook says it will sell 25% more shares than first planned in its flotation in response to strong demand. The move comes one day after the social networking giant said it would raise the price of the shares by 21% to between $34 and $38 […]

Digital book sales increase by 54pc in 2011

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Digital book sales have risen by 54% in the past year and are now worth £243 million according to the Publishing Association.Figures released by the Publishers’ Association (PA) showed the market for ebooks, downloads and online subscriptions had more than trebled since 2007, when it was worth £74 million. Digital content now accounts for 8% […]

Scottish brewer uses Twitter to sink Goliath Diagio

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, May 14, 2012

A small Scottish beer company BrewDog has used Twitter to shame Diageo into a public apology after exposing the global drinks giant for using “dirty tricks” to manipulate the results of an awards ceremony.BrewDog, a five-year-old brewer from Aberdeenshire, mounted a Twitter campaign after representatives from the FTSE 100 heavyweight threatened to pull its sponsorship […]