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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 […]

Is oil price crash secret US war on Russia?

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Lower oil prices- leading to falling petrol prices have been great for Western consumers but are they also a secret US weapon against Russia? That’s the conclusion drawn by New York Times columnist Thomas L Friedman, who says the US and Saudi Arabia, whether by accident or design, could be pumping Russia and Iran to […]

Online sales in UK now £1 in every £8 spent

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, June 24, 2013

According to the Financial Times the UK leads the world in our takeup of online sales as roughly £1 in every £8 spent is now spent online.That roughly equates to the total sales of all Tescos stores in the UK- the total of all of their supermarkets, metro stores and online as well. Whilst Amazon […]

Online terms and conditions- are they so big they are unenforceable?

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, June 14, 2013

As many online companies’ terms and conditions are now being bigger than Shakespeare’s Hamlet- could it be that “unfair” clauses in agreements are unenforecable? The issue of companies’ online terms and conditions have been in the news in recent years. In December of last year Facebook’s photo sharing site Instagram updated its privacy policy giving […]

Police to target pirate copyright websites

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, June 6, 2013

The City of London Police has started contacting websites it believes are profiting by breaking copyright laws. The police and the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau have written to two sites known to share links to pirated copies of music, movies and games. The letters warn the operators of the sites they are breaking UK laws […]

Blind Federation criticises website security tests

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Tuesday, June 4, 2013

The National Federation for the Blind says its members are unable to sign an e-petition calling for printed material to be more accessible to the visually impaired because of “Captcha” security. The petition, on the White House website, has received just 8,200 signatures. The White House says the site complies with US accessibility standards. Chris […]

Cern to recreate first web pages

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, May 3, 2013

A team at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern) has launched a project to re-create the first web page.The aim is to preserve the original hardware and software associated with the birth of the web. The world wide web was developed by Prof Sir Tim Berners-Lee while working at Cern. The initiative coincides with […]

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 […]

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. […]