Archive for 'Winning Technologies' Category

How to protect yourself from snoopers

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, January 19, 2017

Now that the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 AKA Snooper’s Charter – is law, how can you protect yourself from government snoopers? The new law forces internet service providers to keep a record of all the websites you visit for up to a year. It also obliges companies to decrypt data on demand and gives government security […]

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 […]

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 […]

Google’s AI wins final Go challenge

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, June 16, 2016

Google’s DeepMind artificial intelligence has secured its fourth win over a master GO player. Lee Se-dol, one of the world’s top Go players, won just one of the matches against the AlphaGo program, missing out on the $1m prize up for grabs. Demis Hassabis, founder of DeepMind, said the match had been the “most exciting […]

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 […]

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. […]

World slows down- last VC10 flights

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, October 2, 2013

The world slowed down last week as the last two VC10 flew to museums. A chapter of British and global aviation history closed on the 25th September 2013 when the last flying Vickers VC10 (ZA147) landed. Following a farewell flight from RAF Brize Norton, the VC10 ZA147 arrived at Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire where it has retired […]

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. […]

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 […]

PC sales are in terminal decline new data confirms

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

Global personal computer (PC) sales have fallen for the fifth quarter in a row, making it the “longest duration of decline” in history.Worldwide PC shipments totalled 76 million units in the second quarter, a 10.9% drop from a year earlier, according to research firm Gartner. PC sales have been hurt in recent years by the […]