Archives by Tag 'Online Business Development'

US govt has been spying for years on us

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, June 10, 2013

The National Security Agency (NSA) has been tracking the phone calls, emails and posts of millions of people for years it has been revealed. The Guardian and the Washington Post have announced that the practice is based on a hitherto top secret court order. “The order reprinted in the article does not allow the government […]

Wikipedia reveals most searched articles of 2012

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, December 28, 2012

Wikipedia has revealled striking differences in what proved the most popular across the different language versions of the online encyclopaedia in 2012.Facebook topped the English edition while an entry for adult video actresses did best in Japan. Hua Shan – a Chinese mountain featuring “the world’s deadliest hiking trail” – topped the Dutch list. By […]

Geeks and Nerds- are they now positive nouns like Boffins?

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, November 23, 2012

Are the names “geek” or “nerd” now becoming socially acceptable- even admired?It used to be implied that the person was socially awkward, even socially inferior. Now a “nerd”, or a “geek” can be a driven Machiavellian bent on success – even a Boffin- a Gordon Gekko in a hoodie. Today when people think of “geeks” […]

Millions in UK lack basic online skills

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, November 12, 2012

About 16 million people in the UK lack basic online skills- a new survey suggests.The report, conducted by consultancy firm Booz & Company, defines basic skills as using a search engine, sending and receiving emails, completing online applications and accessing information online. Go ON UK, a charity chaired by the UK digital champion- and fellow […]

NHS viruses and bugs widespread in medical technology

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, October 18, 2012

Medical technology has been found to be infected by computer viruses and malware according to  health and security experts.They fear that the virus infections could become so severe that a patient may end up getting harmed. Many out dated computer systems which were not able to be changed were to blame for the vulnerabilities, the […]

OFT cracks down on leading online retailers

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, October 17, 2012

In a crackdown on leading online retailers the Office of Fair Trading has found that more than a third could be breaking UK consumer laws.A check of 156 popular websites suggested that as many as 62 may not be fully complying with consumer protection law. The Office of Fair Trade (OFT) found unreasonable restrictions on […]

Facebook passes one billion users mark

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, October 8, 2012

Facebook now has more than one billion people using it every month the company has announced.The company said that those billion users were to date responsible for 1.13 trillion “likes”, 219 billion photos, befriended each other 140.3 billion times and had 17 billion location check-ins The site, which was launched only eight years ago in […]

Bogus drug websites raided

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, October 5, 2012

A global raid on the sale of fake and unlicensed medicines by websites has found £6.5 million of drugs.UK drug officials took part in a series of co-ordinated raids with Interpol and agencies from more than 100 different countries over the past nine days. A total of 79 people have been arrested over the distribution […]

ICO data watchdog starts cookie crackdown

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Websites which do not comply with new red tape on collecting cookie data from online customers will be contacted within weeks by the Information Commissioner’s Office who are beginning a crackdown on infringements.The move apparently could affect about 65 per cent of UK companies which, according to estimates by KPMG, are still not notifying visitors […]

Asos sees big increase in online sales

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, September 24, 2012

The online fashion retailer Asos saw a big increase in demand from US customers- which helped sales to grow 31% in the three months to the end of August.Overall sales increased to £141 million in that period, up from £107.4 million with 65% of the sales increase came from the US. The company said that […]