Archive for August, 2012

Data breaches numbers increases by 10 times

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, August 30, 2012

Data breaches in the UK have increased ten fold in the past five years- figures from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) reveal.In local government the increase was a shocking 1,609% and within the NHS 935%. The figures were issued after a Freedom of Information Act request by data company Imation Mobile Security. But the ICO […]

Controversial start for 4G start in the UK

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012

UK’s telecoms regulator Ofcom has authorised Everything Everywhere- the company which owns Orange and T-Mobile, to use its existing bandwidth to launch fourth generation (4G) mobile services- ahead of the UK’s frequency auction.But the firm’s two main competitors in the UK mobile market were less than pleased with the ruling. They claim that they are […]

Apple’s billion dollar smartphone win over Samsung- is Microsoft the real winner?

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Tuesday, August 28, 2012

As the ramifications from the US court judgement that Samsung has to pay Apple £665 million ($1.05 billion) in damages for infringing intellectual property settle, the long term question arises- who is the real winner. Could it actually be Microsoft and not Apple?The jury decided several Samsung devices had infringed iPhone maker Apple’s software and […]

How to increase your online sales- step three

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Saturday, August 25, 2012

Making your online cash register RING!Your checkout cart is the killing ground in ecommerce. According to recent ecommerce studies, at least 59.8% of potential customers abandon their shopping cart- MarketingSherpa puts it at 59.8%, SeeWhy at 83% and MarketLive at 62.14%. So making your checkout work is crucial. We have one client whose smart phone rings […]

How to increase your online sales- step two

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Help your potential customers to buy from you.When you are wandering around a shop or business looking for the products or services you want- you can usually ask an assistant if you can’t find what you want- or if you want more information. But online businesses frequently ignore this feature. To their cost. Some people […]

How to increase your online sales- step one

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, August 20, 2012

Increasing your online sales is a similar process to increasing your offline, traditional sales.It’s not rocket science- don’t let the technology baffle you- just remember that it’s real human beings who are trying to do business with you. People have to find you, then you have to offer the potential purchaser what they are looking […]

Costs of finding new customers- and keeping existing ones

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, August 16, 2012

Why do so many businesses treat their customers so badly? How many emails do you receive that say “do not reply to this email, this address is not monitored”? What they are saying to you is that they really don’t give a damn about you nor do they want a dialogue with you, so don’t […]

Beware overhyped Wall Street IPO share floatations

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012

The US stock markets have become a place where a fool and his money are becoming easily parted.Manchester United Football Club (NYSE: MANU ) is one of the most successful football teams on the planet. But fame and recognition are no guarantees of success on the stock market. In fact, the club’s IPO last week […]

Judge oders companies to reveal payments to bloggers

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, August 13, 2012

Oracle and Google have been ordered to reveal the names of bloggers who they have paid  by a US judge during their Java intellectual property legal battles.The judge said he was “concerned” that financial relationships may have influenced analysis published in newspapers and on the internet. He added the information would be useful to an […]

Google faces record fine over data snooping

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, August 10, 2012

Google has agreed to pay £14.4 million ($22.5 million) to the US Federal Trade Commission after monitoring web surfers using Apple’s Safari browser who had a “do not track” privacy setting selected.The penalty is for lying about what it was doing and not for the methods it used to bypass Safari’s tracker cookie settings- misusing […]