Archives by Tag 'Dynamic Solutions'

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 […]

Did GCHQ spy on you- how to check

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, February 16, 2015

A recent UK tribunal that GCHQ illegally spied on UK citizens means that you can now try and find out if they spied on you. The Tribunal’s decision was the first time that the court ruled against the intelligence agencies since it was established in 2000. It found that GCHQ collected data from the NSA’s Prism […]

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 […]

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 music videos to have age ratings

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Prime Minister has announced a scheme to put age ratings on online music videos. David Cameron mentioned it during a speech about families and admits he has banned his own children from watching certain content online. Only three of the major UK record labels- Sony, Warner and Universal have signed up to the scheme, […]

UK under cyberspace attack warns GCHQ

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, July 3, 2013

The UK is under daily attack in cyberspace according to British intelligence. Britain is seeing about 70 sophisticated cyber espionage operations a month against government or industry networks. GCHQ director Sir Iain Lobban said business secrets were being stolen on an “industrial scale”. Foreign hackers have penetrated some firms for up to two years, he […]

British electric car sets new world speed record

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013

A British Drayson lightweight electric car by Racing Technologies has set a new world land speed record.It’s Lola B12 69/EV vehicle hit a top speed of 204.2mph at a racetrack at RAF Elvington in Yorkshire. Chief executive Lord Drayson, who was behind the wheel, said the achievement was designed to highlight electronic vehicle technology’s potential. […]

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 […]

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 […]

BBC writes off £98 million digital project

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, May 27, 2013

The BBC has written off a £98 million digital production system- which it’s director general said had “wasted a huge amount of licence fee payers’ money”.The Digital Media Initiative was set up in 2008 but was halted last autumn having never become fully operational. “I have serious concerns about how we managed this project,” BBC […]