Technology

MK1 Carice
Jun 18 '14 14:32

A Dutch car brand is taking automobile aesthetics back to the 50s and 60s with its new model. Carice has debuted its first car, called the MK1, which is a light, fully electric two-seater cabriolet.

Jun 16 '14 15:30

The Dutch government wants to have large-scale testing with autonomous cars on Dutch roads, and thereby assume a 'pioneers role' in the development of this kind of technology, NU.nl reports.

Jun 16 '14 14:33

A hand grenade from the Second World War was discovered in a dredging ship of the Damen company based in Schiedam yesterday morning. The grenade was pulled out of a harbor during a dredging job.

Tiago's computer
Jun 6 '14 17:03

A 10-year old handicapped boy named Tiago was given a new computer when thieves stole his old one from his home in Hoogvliet, Rotterdam. The boy used the expensive computer as a communication tool which his mother says "he can't go a day without".

TU Delft
May 27 '14 10:19

The first urban windmill has been installed on the roof of the Stadshavens office in Rotterdam. The Liam F1 Urban Wind turbines are as tall as the average human, and their design are reminiscent of a nautilus. They can easily be placed on a roof or a façade.

May 22 '14 14:07

Dutch use of renewable energy sources made up 4.5 percent of the energy market in 2013, according to figures released this week by Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

May 5 '14 15:45

The launch of a Dutch-built robotic arm for the International Space Station (ISS) has been delayed once again. This time, the delay comes from problems with a Russian unit. The European Robotic Arm (ERA) may only be launched at the end of next year, at the earliest.

Find my iPhone
May 2 '14 15:06

A 62-year old woman was arrested in her home in Oosterhout Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of theft. It is thought that the woman stole an iPhone that was lying on a check-out counter in a shop in 's-Hertogenbosch.

Internet Explorer
Apr 29 '14 11:50

After a bug was discovered in Internet Explorer, the Dutch police have recommended people not use the browser unless they have no alternative, and then only "in extensively secured mode."

Dayglo
Apr 10 '14 14:59

It looks like something out of a futuristic movie, but that doesn't mean this innovative new idea won't be realized today. A new road-lighting scheme using glow in the dark paint is being tested in The Netherlands.

3D printer
Mar 26 '14 08:14

The UMC Utrecht has given a 22-year old woman a brand new skull implant. According to the hospital, this is a revolutionary procedure that has never been done before. The skull is made of plastic and was made with a 3D printer.

Cheers
Mar 18 '14 07:17

WhatsApp CEO, Jan Koum, is "setting the record straight" in a blog post about privacy concerns raised by the app's customers after the Facebook deal.

Mar 15 '14 04:31

The Google Chromecast, an hdmi-dongle to send audio or video from a smart Phone or tablet to a TV, may be available on the Dutch market soon. Google's Senior Vice President, Sundar Pichai, announced during SXSW in Austin, TX, Chromecast will soon be available in more countries than just the U.S.

Cheers
Mar 11 '14 15:00

WhatsApp for Android has released a new update, which includes new privacy features and the option to pay for a friend's subscription, the Inquirer reports.

Mar 5 '14 12:52

More Dutch people read newspapers and magazines on their smartphones or tablets, according to the yearly Media Standard Survey.

On Phone
Mar 3 '14 13:48

An Amsterdam company is going to make special phone cases to protect against radiation from mobiles.

Rabobank Random Reader
Feb 27 '14 09:44

The Rabobank is leaving the Random Reader behind very soon, in favor of a newer authentication system, with the help of a new device: The Rabo Scanner.

Geurt Bagchus
Feb 26 '14 07:52

Clients who accidentally paid out the same amount via internet banking due to a disruption at ING have to find a way to get that money back themselves.

Cheers
Feb 25 '14 07:21

WhatsApp has collected the phone numbers of millions of people, even if they don't use the app themselves.

Wifi
Feb 11 '14 11:17

A super-antenna has been developed in the Netherlands that is going to change the online world and deliver unto us a wifi Valhalla.

Feb 6 '14 04:32

Approximately 4,300 Smartwatches were sold in the Netherlands in 2013, mainly in the last few months of the year, according to market research agency GfK.

Jan 31 '14 17:45

Belgian researchers are working on a concept for a flexible smartphone/tablet that leverages engineering principles of the Rubik’s Magic Puzzle.

Jan 31 '14 04:31

The (Universitair Medisch Centrum) UMC Utrecht inserted two extendable corrective rods in the back of a child with scoliosis, making repetitive surgery unnecessary. It's the first time the technique is applied in the Netherlands.

Jan 30 '14 16:45

Ridix has opened the first 3D printer shop in Netherlands.

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