Archive for April, 2013

3D printing- is it overhyped?

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, April 29, 2013

Since 3D printing hit the world and machines have made it affordable for ordinary people, there has been no end of hype about what is will achieve.3D printing has been hailed as the next industrial revolution as the concept of mass production is rendered obsolete as it transforms manufacturing for companies like Rolls Royce and […]

Twitter launches #musicservice with artist recommendations

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013

Twitter has unveiled a new music app which will recommend tracks based on who you follow on the social network.Songs can be played directly in the app via services such as Rdio, Spotify and iTunes. The software displays songs your friends are currently listening to – as well as suggestions from artists. It follows moves […]

Google Glasses- no advertising will be allowed

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Google have announced that their controversial Google Glasses will not be allowed to place advertising within the device’s display.The newly published terms and conditions for developers working on Glass also prohibit companies charging for apps. The glasses, which have a five megapixel camera and voice-activated controls, have started to be shipped. The first devices will […]

Google tries to offer deal to end Brussels anti-trust probe

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, April 19, 2013

Google has proposed a package of concessions as it seeks to end a long running investigation into its European search business.The suggested changes to its business were made following talks with European Commission competition regulators. Since November 2010, Brussels has been looking into Google’s search business following complaints from rivals about The anti-trust investigation was […]

Porn sites pose growing malware risk to users

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Some of the internet’s most popular pornography websites are increasingly putting visitors at risk new research has found.Advertisements displayed by the sites, which are visited by millions every day, were found to be installing harmful files without users’ knowledge. Researchers found that two popular sites – xhamster and pornhub – posed the greatest risk. They […]

UK to host global cybersecurity centre

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, April 15, 2013

The UK’s Foreign Secretary William Hague has announced that a global centre for cybersecurity will be opened at the University of Oxford.The Global Centre for Cyber Security and Capacity Building will work to help countries develop comprehensive plans to deal with online threats. The government will provide £1 million to fund the centre for the […]

UK music downloads pass one billion mark

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, April 12, 2013

One billion songs have now been downloaded in the UK- according to the Official Charts Company.The milestone was reached on Monday, almost 10 years after legal downloads were launched. Adele’s Someone Like You is the most downloaded single of all time in the UK- followed by tracks by Maroon 5 and Gotye. The Official Charts […]

New Facebook data privacy fears

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Facebook’s new “Home” software for Android phones could “destroy” privacy warn industry watchers and analysts.Unveiled last week, Home is a “wrapper” for Android and puts Facebook feeds on a phone’s main screen. But the detailed data that could be mined from Home users could intrude on private life, commentators warned. Many took issue with the […]

British Library to store every UK website

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, April 8, 2013

The British Library and four other “legal deposit libraries’” will have the right to collect and store everything that is published online in the UK.It is estimated around a billion pages a year will be available for research. It follows 10 years of planning and will also offer visitors access to material currently behind paywalls. […]

Mobile phones celebrate 40th anniversary

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, April 4, 2013

The first mobile phone call was made 40 years ago- on 3 April 1973.Martin Cooper, a senior engineer at Motorola, called a rival colleague at another telecoms company and announced he was speaking from “a ‘real’ cellular telephone”. In 2012 a report carried out by the International Telecommunication Union found that there were six billion […]