Dutch big-data startup Silk is being taken over by American company Palantir Technologies. How much is involved in the deal is unclear
The government plans to push through with its data mining plans that will give the intelligence services the capability to continuously spy on large amounts of internet traffic, the Volkskrant reports based on a still secret bill the paper has in its possession.
Analyzing data gained from data mining can help spot fraud and solve crimes, but comes at the risk of profiling citizens like criminals, according to the Dutch scientific council for government policy WRR in its latest advice to the government
Young consumers want more information about products while they are shopping, preferably delivered by smartphone, according to a survey conducted by research firm Quotas. Customers want to do more shopping faster, broadcaster NOS reported.
The abolition of the data retention obligation of telephone and internet data is "seriously" impeding the investigation into the series of gang related assassinations in and around Amsterdam.
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.
Investigators in the Netherlands made 76 formal requests to Facebook for data in the last six months of 2014, the social media network revealed on Monday. Specific data about Facebook user accounts was requested 84 times, with some proposals covering multiple accounts at once.
In a Round Table discussion yesterday the police and the Public Prosecutor discussed the value of telecommunications data for the detection of serious crime with the Second Chamber. According to a statement on the police's website, they find it essential that telecom and internet providers keep certain communication data for a certain period of time - the so called data retention.
A study done by UWV into employment in the IT sector shows that the demand for IT staff increased significantly this year.
A group of international scientists, led by researchers at the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), have been able to figure out what exactly goes wrong in the body for a hundred diseases, even before people get sick. For example, research has shown that insulin-dependent diabetes (type 1 diabetes) is caused by a subtle disruption of the immune system.