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New number spoofing scam warning by fraudsters

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, October 30, 2014

A new smartphone scam – known as number spoofing – is getting millions of pounds for fraudsters consumers are being warned. Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) said the scam has become increasingly common in recent weeks. Typically criminals fool people into thinking they are talking to their bank, or the police, on the phone. […]

The dangers of the Connected Home

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, August 18, 2014

The Internet of Things (IoT)  lets us communicate and connect via a myriad of different technologies. The IoT promises to  let stuff, devices and gadgets connect in the same way that humans do via the internet. Already it is possible to get smart thermostats, fridges, ovens, washing machines, air conditioners, lights, plugs, music players, baby […]

World’s first smartphone is 20 years old

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, August 15, 2014

IBM’s Simon Personal Communicator was the forerunner of the modern smartphone. The IBM Simon went on sale to the public on 16 August 1994 and combined mobile phone technology with a wide range of computing features. To mark the 20th anniversary, London’s Science Museum is putting it on display in its new Information Age gallery. […]

UK online spending up by 16% according to Ofcom

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, December 23, 2013

UK shoppers’ online spending increased on average by 16% per person in 2012 compared to 2011- according to the latest data from Ofcom.The figures show that the average spend was £1,175 compared to £1,017 the year before. The figure is more than double the average spend per head of other countries in the survey. According […]

Vodafone reports half year profits of £1.5billion in tough conditions

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Vodafone has reported a half year pre-tax profit of £1.5 billion as it announced that trading in Europe remained “very tough at present”.Chief executive Vittorio Colao said he had seen “intense macroeconomic, regulatory and competitive pressures during the period” there, but he was “encouraged” by forecasts that Europe would return to growth. Mr Colao said […]

Blackberry reports £603 million second quarter loss

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, September 27, 2013

Blackberry has reported a second quarter net loss of £603 million following a slump in sales. The company warned investors last week that it would report a loss of up to a billion dollars, due to poor sales of its new smartphones. It also announced 4,500 job cuts in a bid to stem those losses. […]

Blackberry sold for £2.93 billion to it’s largest shareholder

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, September 23, 2013

Struggling smartphone maker Blackberry has agreed in principle to be sold to a consortium led by Fairfax Financial for £2.93 billion.Blackberry said in statement that Fairfax, its largest shareholder with about 10% of the stock, had offered £6 a share in cash to buy the company. But Blackberry said it would continue to explore other […]

GCHQ and NSA spy on smartphones

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, September 6, 2013

GCHQ and the US National Security Agency (NSA) is reported have cracked the security codes which protect data on iPhones, Blackberries and Android devices. German news weekly Der Spiegel says documents suggest the NSA and the British GCHQ made joint efforts to gather intelligence. Teams looked at each phone to crack its privacy codes, Der […]

Vodafone sells US mobile phone Verizon stake

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, September 2, 2013

Vodafone has sold its 45% stake in Verizon Wireless to US telecoms group Verizon Communications in one of the biggest deals in corporate history.The £84 billion deal was announced by Vodafone after the close of trading on the London Stock Exchange. The company will return £54 billion to its shareholders, of which £22 billion will […]

Google’s Android accounts for 79% of phone malware

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013

79% of malicious attacks on mobiles in 2012 occurred on devices running Google’s Android operating system, US authorities have said.Public information website Public Intelligence published the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation memo to US police and emergency medical personnel. Nokia’s Symbian system, on the Finnish company’s basic-feature handsets, had had […]