Technology

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Apr 29 '15 14:11

An international team of researchers, led by the University Medical Center Utrecht, has designed a material to restore cartilage in joints by using 3D printing techniques, UMC Utrecht announced on their website today.

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Apr 24 '15 11:09

The Rijksoverheid, central government, is paying another 1.7 million euros to Microsoft so that they can keep using outdated operating system Windows XP. Last year the government already paid 3 million euros for extra support.

Apr 23 '15 16:19

Scientists from the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) are working on technology that can protect data from the immense power anticipated of quantum computers, expected to begin appearing around 2025. Supercomputers will have the potential to jeopardize sensitive data because their decryption capacity will likely surpass that of current encryption techniques.

Apr 22 '15 13:38

The directors of businesses in the Netherlands are clueless about the risks of cybercrime. There is still a lot of work to be done to keep cyber criminals out.

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Apr 21 '15 16:22

A large power outage left over 19,000 households without power on Tuesday afternoon in Utrecht province and Noord-Holland, according to electricity grid operator Stedin. The electricity issue means fewer trains will run between Utrecht and Amersfoort, Amsterdam, Baarn and Hilversum the NS said.

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Apr 20 '15 15:35

The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) named 24-year-old Steinar Henskes the Global Student Entrepreneur of the Year for his work as CEO of the Birds Control Group. The Vrije Universiteit student beat out 2,000 other participants from 38 countries in a series of national and regional contests, the organization said.

Apr 17 '15 16:43

Many energy suppliers provide consumers with solar panels insufficient information about feed-in pricing and the amount they can earn from pumping the power they generate back into the national network, the Consumers and Markets Authority (ACM) stated on Friday. The regulator's conclusions were determined following an investigation of consumer complaints

Apr 17 '15 10:57

The online store Mapp.nl has notified customers that hackers have stolen a portion of their customer base, including 157 thousand email addresses and encrypted passwords, Security.NL reports. According to a spokesperson, the attack happened via SQL Injection.

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Apr 17 '15 10:37

A spectacular Dutch innovation was showed off at the cyber summit in The Hague on Thursday. A drone that is controlled by thought.

Apr 16 '15 15:54

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte opened the two-day Global Conference on CyberSpace 2015 (GCCS 2015) on Thursday in The Hague. He stressed the role of internet in industrial and social development of the Netherlands.

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Apr 16 '15 15:25

The many train traffic distortions that occurred in the Schiphol airport tunnel the last few days is a major concern for Pier Eringa, according to De Telegraaf. Eringa, the newly appointed head of national train infrastructure firm ProRail, says that rail traffic was stopped for hours because of issues related to maintenance.

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Apr 13 '15 17:05

All NS Intercity trains will be equipped with 4G mobile internet connections by the end of the summer, reports public transport news outlet OV Magazine. The first Intercity trains with high-speed internet are already operational.

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Apr 10 '15 14:33

The Netherlands joined forces with the FBI and Europol's European Cybercrime Center and the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce to take down the Beebone botnet, Europol announced on their website yesterday. The operation was led by the Dutch National High Tech Crime Unit.

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Apr 7 '15 09:39

Getting a request for a nude or sexually suggestive photo over the internet has become relatively common among young people. This is according to a survey done by EenVandaag among nearly 2 thousand high school students.

Apr 6 '15 15:15

A majority (85 percent) of high schools in the Netherlands make use of smartphones in education, although most do so reluctantly. This is according to a survey done by NOS among 137 high schools.

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Apr 3 '15 12:12

Tele2 customers with smartphones that can handle 4G connections, will be transferred onto the faster network within 3 months, spokesperson Jan-Willem Gussinklo confirmed to NU.

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Apr 2 '15 08:59

In the coming years the Cabinet is going to invest in ensuring that Dutch homes and business are less reliant on natural gas for heating, instead heating properties with renewable heat or leftover heat.

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Mar 31 '15 14:29

Online retailer has started a test in which three style experts give style advice to clients via WhatsApp for free. According to the company, this is the first time something like this is done in the Netherlands and in the online retail market.

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Mar 26 '15 09:52

A 13 year old boy from Frankener was arrested for extorting and blackmailing a 14 year old boy through WhatsApp. The 13 year old boy threatened the victim with violence and publishing erotic photographs of the victim if he did not give the suspect money.

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Mar 25 '15 17:51

A Dutch investigation team on Tuesday and Wednesday salvaged more victims' remains and personal belongings from the MH17 crash site in Grabovo, eastern Ukraine, the Dutch government stated in a press release. The team of defense and police personnel returned to the site last week to continue their repatriation mission.

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Mar 25 '15 14:35

The Open University will be investigating the effects that the Steve Jobs schools, also known as iPad schools, have on children.

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Mar 24 '15 17:40

The Rotterdam Radio Museum is organizing an exhibition showing what World War II era radios and electronics were used in the Netherlands to keep contact with the Allies. The exhibition showcases illegal devices, military radios, common receivers and Morse transmitters specifically obtained for the display, the museum said.

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Mar 24 '15 17:11

At least one Dutch passenger purchased a ticket for the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps earlier today, travel agent Vliegticket.nl told RTL Nieuws. There is no information as to whether the passenger boarded the flight, and Germanwings is delaying the release of information regarding the passenger manifest of flight 4U9525.

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Mar 24 '15 16:35

Dutch company Nerdalize is initiating a project of combining computing power and home heating services. The idea behind the project is in placing computing servers into private households instead of locating them at conventional data centers, and using the heat generated by the device to heat the houses as an alternative to natural gas heating systems.

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