Archives by Tag 'Online Business Growth'

Nuisance calls must be stopped says ICO

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013

The data protection regulator has called for more powers to stop companies making nuisance calls, after fining a firm that broke the rules.Tameside Energy Services, based in Denton, Manchester was fined £45,000 for making unwanted marketing calls. The Information Commissioner received more than 1,000 complaints from people who had signed up to the Telephone Preference […]

Martha Lane Fox to get peerage

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, March 15, 2013

My fellow Millennium Product award winner and ecommerce pioneer Martha Lane Fox is to join the House of Lords.The co-founder of travel website – who is Prime Minister David Cameron’s “digital champion” – will sit as an independent peer. She will take the title Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho in the City of Westminster. Ms […]

Healthcare technology- the benefits and the myths

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013

In theory, the use of technology in healthcare- telehealth can cut the cost of care while at the same time improving its quality of it’s delivery.That’s a powerful argument for governments and health maintenance organisations grappling with the soaring cost of long term care throughout the developed world. In practice, however, proving telehealth’s benefits is […]

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 […]

Dynamic Solutions’s technology predictions for 2013

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, January 4, 2013

With the New Year celebrations receeding in the rear view mirror we now look ahead for 2013 technological predictions.Mobile – mobile devices offer people a fundamentally different relationship with technology, one that is both personal and pervasive and increasingly our first point of contact for anything we do both inside and outside of work. This […]

Facebook to profit from your photos

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, December 21, 2012

Facebook has announced that it was start to seel your photos to advertisers- and that they will trouser the profits.Facebook has announced there would be a change to Instagram’s terms of service, including the addition of this crucial line: “You agree that a business may pay Instagram to display your photos in connection with paid […]

Doctors could Skype patients to save time and money claim legal advisers

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, November 26, 2012

Online video calling such as Skype could be used for GPs consultations with patients and save the NHS money legal advisers have claimed.Providing doctors are aware of the limitations of the technology and are careful that the video link in secure, video calling could reduce the number of missed GP appointments, a medical legal organisation […]

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” […]

100,000 NHS patients to get doctor by broadband next year

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, November 19, 2012

Up to 100,000 NHS patients will be able to use the internet to manage their health problems from their own homes next year.The ‘telehealth’ initiative will mean people with long term problems like diabetes and heart disease do not have to go to their local surgery or hospital for routine checks. Instead, they will be […]

Blackberry launches free wi-fi calls

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, November 16, 2012

Blackberry has become the latest smartphone company to offer free wi-fi calls to users via its own software.Research In Motion (RIM) has added the facility to its Blackberry Messenger (BBM) app, which already offered an alternative to text messages. However, BBM Voice will only work if both caller and recipient are using the program. It […]