Archives by Tag 'Mobile Marketing Professionals'

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Yahoo to buy Tumblr for £723 million

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, May 20, 2013

Yahoo has agreed a deal to buy the blogging service Tumblr for £723 million ($1.1 billion). Yahoo’s chief executive Marissa Mayer said that as part of its promise “not to screw it up”, Tumblr would operate independently, with David Karp continuing as chief executive officer of Tumblr. The deal is the largest made by Ms […]

3D printing- is it overhyped?

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, April 29, 2013

Since 3D printing hit the world and machines have made it affordable for ordinary people, there has been no end of hype about what is will achieve.3D printing has been hailed as the next industrial revolution as the concept of mass production is rendered obsolete as it transforms manufacturing for companies like Rolls Royce and […]

Mobile internet usage growth also rockets in the USA

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, March 11, 2013

Further to the Dyenamic Solutions post last week: Huge rise in UK internet usage reported which reported on the growing usage of mobiles to browse the internet- more research from the USA has reinforeced the need to have a mobile website strategy.According to the US online reserach company comScore- 2012 was another milestone year in […]

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 […]

Mobile data to overtake voice by 2018 predicts GSMA

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, March 1, 2013

Mobile operators will make more money from data services than from voice by 2018, according to the GSMA.The organisation – which represents the mobile industry – said that the surge in connected devices and the growth of machine-to-machine communications were creating huge demand. In a report it lays out some of the ways that mobile […]