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Amazon makes first drone delivery

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, December 16, 2016

Amazon has made its first commercial delivery using a drone, in the UK. The package arrived safely at its destination in Cambridge, 13 minutes after being ordered. A video showing the process details how the order was completed using an electrically powered drone flying at up to 400ft. As part of the testing for the […]

Blockchain bandits hit crypto start-ups

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, November 16, 2016

There is a growing interest by hackers in fledgling firms seeking to build businesses around blockchains and digital currencies. That is troubling given the current fever of interest in the blockchain. Many see it as the element of the Bitcoin crypto-currency that will have lasting influence. Visa has announced plans to launch a blockchain payments […]

$10 router blamed in Bangladesh bank hack

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Sunday, October 16, 2016

Hackers managed to steal £56 million from Bangladesh’s central bank because it skimped on network hardware and security software. The bank had no firewall and used second hand routers that cost $10 to connect to global financial networks. Better security and hardware would have hampered the attackers, Reuters said, quoting an official investigator. The hackers […]

Wearable tech giving sports teams winning ways

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Wearable technology is playing a growing role in sport all over the world. Ftom the UK’s football Premier League, to Aussie Rules Football, the first to pioneer the use of location-tracking GPS devices in 2004. Analysis of data transmitted to the cloud from increasingly sophisticated sensors is helping teams keep their players at the peak […]

Facebook to pay millions of pounds more in UK tax

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Saturday, April 16, 2016

  Facebook is set to pay millions of pounds more in tax in the UK after a major overhaul of its tax structure. After heavy criticism that it was avoiding tax, it is now understood that profits from the majority of Facebook’s advertising revenue initiated in Britain will now be taxed in the UK. It […]

Raspberry Pi 3 adds wi-fi and Bluetooth

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The new Raspberry Pi 3 has built in wi-fi and Bluetooth technology The Raspberry Pi has become the most popular British computer yet made. The title was formerly held by the Amstrad PCW which is believed to have sold a total of eight million units. Sales of the Raspberry Pi will surpass that figure this […]

Amazon shuts paid review websites

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Sunday, April 19, 2015

Amazon is suing four sites that pay people to produce reviews on the retailer’s site. The company alleges that the paid opinions “undermine” its review system which customers believe come from unbiased sources. Amazon is seeking damages from the four sites and wants them to stop producing the reviews. The four companies named in the […]

Budget gives extra funds for UK digital research

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, March 19, 2015

UK research into digital cash could get a £10 million boost from government according to a statement in the budget yesterday. The plan to invest cash into the “opportunities and challenges” of digital currencies such as bitcoin were announced by George Osborne. It was one of several technology-related policies unveiled in the Chancellor’s speech. Others […]

Bank of England probes payment system crash

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, October 20, 2014

The Bank of England has launched an official probe after a key payment system that transfers billions of pounds between banks was suspended. The technical fault affected the CHAPS electronic payment system. The system is used to move large amounts around the financial system. It is also used by solicitors at the end of the […]

Google v Amazon- rivalry grows

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, October 17, 2014

Google chairman Eric Schmidt has said the firm’s biggest rival in online search is Amazon. Mr Schmidt fought back at claims that Google enjoyed unrivalled dominance of the online search market. “Many people think our main competition is Bing or Yahoo. But, really, our biggest search competitor is Amazon,” he said in a speech in […]