Archive for 'Online Business Growth' Category

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 […]

Online shopping increases van sales

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Sunday, April 26, 2015

The increase of online shopping has helped van sales in the UK to a record high. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said a home delivery boom had resulted in almost 100,000 vans being registered in the first three months of 2015 – 22.3% up on that period in 2014. It said 108,456 commercial […]

Martha Lane Fox to get peerage

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, March 15, 2013

My fellow Millennium Product award winner and ecommerce pioneer Martha Lane Fox is to join the House of Lords.The co-founder of travel website – who is Prime Minister David Cameron’s “digital champion” – will sit as an independent peer. She will take the title Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho in the City of Westminster. Ms […]

Healthcare technology- the benefits and the myths

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013

In theory, the use of technology in healthcare- telehealth can cut the cost of care while at the same time improving its quality of it’s delivery.That’s a powerful argument for governments and health maintenance organisations grappling with the soaring cost of long term care throughout the developed world. In practice, however, proving telehealth’s benefits is […]

Huge rise in UK internet usage reported

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, March 8, 2013

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) in it’s lastest survey of internet useage in the UK reported that online growth is still expanding rapidly. The key points from their research are that: In 2012, 33 million adults accessed the Internet every day, more than double the 2006 figure of 16 million, when directly comparable records […]

How to record your phone calls

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013

There is nothing new about voice recording per se – call centres and helplines have been recording customer conversations for years “for training purposes”, and financial institutions now have to record mobile phone calls as well for their compliance reasons.But while big business is well served, there has been little around for consumers and small […]

Dynamic Solutions’s technology predictions for 2013

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, January 4, 2013

With the New Year celebrations receeding in the rear view mirror we now look ahead for 2013 technological predictions.Mobile – mobile devices offer people a fundamentally different relationship with technology, one that is both personal and pervasive and increasingly our first point of contact for anything we do both inside and outside of work. This […]

Ecommerce retailers brought forward online sales promotions

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012

The battle for the UK consumers’ money has moved online with retailers bringing forward the start of Christmas sales after reports of lacklustre spending on the High Street.Marks & Spencer and John Lewis are among major names who started discounting online in the hope that shoppers will be browsing sites over Christmas. Sales online have […]

UK spends more on Internet shopping than any other major country- official figures show.

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, December 14, 2012

Internet shopping is more popular in the UK than in any other major country- a survey from regulator Ofcom shows.Consumers in the UK spend an average of £1,083 a year on internet shopping, compared with Australia which spends the second highest at £842, it said. The UK’s fondness for net shopping is, in part, driven […]