Technology

Apr 15 '16 09:01

European Minister of transports made agreements on having Europe ready for self-driving cars on all public roads by 2019 during meetings in Amsterdam this week

Apr 13 '16 13:15

Google is helping Brabant revenge porn victim Chantal remove search results involving her name. A sex tape of her and an ex that was posted on Facebook last year is still popping up in search results when her name is googled, causing harm in her personal and work life

Apr 8 '16 12:35

This week the University of Twente installed an LED video floor intended to be used for better rehabilitation for patients with walking difficulties, for example due to a brain injury or after an accident

Apr 6 '16 13:45

Minister Melanie Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure wants new European rules for self-driving vehicles. She would find it nice if Europe can remain ahead of the United States on this field and will push for it at an Informal Transport Council meeting in Amsterdam next week, she said in an interview with AutoWeek.

Apr 6 '16 08:46

The police are concerned about the growing availability and range of "hacking software" - software used to commit cybercrime. This software is easily and readily available, Rob van Bree of the National Police's cybercrime division, said in an interview with the Telegraaf.

Apr 5 '16 12:50

A new Rembrandt, painted nearly four centuries after the famous Dutch artist's death, was unveiled in Amsterdam art gallery Looiersgracht 60 on Tuesday. The portrait of a Caucasian man with a white collar and a hat was not painted by an understudy or fan, but by a computer based on Rembrandt's complete works.

Apr 4 '16 11:35

Cybercrime costs the Dutch government and companies about 10 billion euros a year, according to an analysis done by Deloitte. The public sector and technology sector in particular are hit hard by cybercrime

Mar 31 '16 14:45

The police arrested a 17-year-old boy from Alkmaar on Wednesday for threatening the Tax Office with a DDoS attack on their website. On Tuesday and Wednesday the boy threatened to make the tax site unreachable, so that many people will not be able to submit their tax returns on time.

Mar 24 '16 10:36

The village of Budel is launching an experiment on generating electricity from the roots growing plants in May. The province of Brabant pledged its support for the experiment

Mar 22 '16 09:54

Copyright watchdog BREIN reached a settlement agreement with a group of pirates called 2Lions Team. The group will pay a total of 67,500 euros and stop uploading copyrighted videos, the foundation announced on Monday.

Mar 16 '16 08:20

About 50 self-driving cars will be tested on the A2 highway between Amsterdam and Beesd after morning rush hour today

Mar 14 '16 13:30

Dutch team Super Quadcopter Gang came in 4th place at the World Drone Prix in Dubai, the first major drone tournament in the world. And with that they won a prize of 25 thousand dollars.

Mar 14 '16 08:30

Two young Dutch hackers were arrested on Sunday. The police believe the two hackers, aged 18 and 19, hacked into a large number of Instagram accounts and thereby managed to steal tens of thousands of euros in advertising revenue from the real users

Mar 11 '16 13:25

Dutch shoppers spent a massive 16 billion euros in online shopping last year, a 16 percent increase compared to 2014. Food sales showed the strongest growth, increasing by 40 percent, according to figures from Thuiswinkel Markt Monitor

Mar 11 '16 09:10

Super Quadcopter Gang, the Dutch team competing in the first ever major drone tournament - the World Drone Prix in Dubai - is through to the final round. A massive one million dollars in prizes is up for grabs, with the winner getting $250 thousand.

Mar 8 '16 13:15

Dutch kids' chat site Kinderchat.nl is part of a Belgian child sexual abuse case involving a 12 year old girl and a Dutch loverboy

Mar 8 '16 07:29

Dating app Tinder violates that privacy of its users. The app stores all kinds of personal information from a user's Facebook account and the shares it with third parties. Its privacy terms are also far too vague and broadly worded, according to consumers' organization Consumentenbond.

Mar 7 '16 15:25

The Dutch government is rejecting the film industry's massive 1.2 billion euro claim for damages suffered due to piracy. The Netherlands is not responsible for these damages, Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice stated

Mar 7 '16 13:45

An international team of astronomers, including three Leiden scientists, discovered a galaxy that is 13.4 billion light years away. That means that this galaxy came into existence about 400 million years after the Big Bang, breaking the previous oldest galaxy record with 150 million years, the Leiden University announced.

Mar 7 '16 13:20

Many doctors and hospitals were difficult or impossible to reach on Monday morning due to a national phone outage. It is not clear how many practices were affected. But E-Zorg, which controls the secure network, stated that it was a national problem.

Mar 4 '16 08:54

Facebook and revenge porn victim Chantal from Werkendam reached a settlement regarding which investigators Facebook will allow access to their systems. This means that the court will not have to rule on the matter on Friday, both Facebook and crime reporter Peter R. de Vries announced on Thursday.

Mar 3 '16 08:47

Sweetie 2.0 is going online in April. Sweetie is a virtual little girl, created by Terre des Hommes, used to lure and trap people looking for webcam sex with children. Sweetie 1.0 traced a thousand men wanting online sex with her in just two months

Feb 29 '16 14:35

Researchers at TU Delft, in collaboration with Eneco, will be testing rechargeable batteries to power houses in three separate projects. The researchers will look at the home batteries usability for intelligent power management, how well they work charging electric vehicles and their direct current technology, the university announced.

Feb 22 '16 13:00

A Dutch startup company came up with the latest in transport - an electrical bike that charges itself using solar cells on its wheels.

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