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May 25 '17 12:40

ABN Amro banned the use streaming services Netflix, Spotify and Deezer on company laptops after binge-watching employees nearly crippled the bank's online services, Financieele Dagblad reports based on an internal memo from the bank's IT department. 

The streaming service used so much of the bank's network capacity that customer services were compromised. According to the memo, a full 15 percent of the network capacity went to watching Netflix show House of Cards and streaming the new Kendrick Lamar album.

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Nov 26 '15 14:10

According to WeTransfer, its new music service is not a competitor to Spotify or any other music streaming service.

Sep 18 '15 16:02

Netflix is the most shared video streaming service in the Netherlands, with more than half of its subscribers sharing their accounts with others.

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Dec 17 '14 21:15

The global payment technology firm Adyen has announced on Tuesday that the company has taken on €250 million in investment. The successful securities offering was lead by growth equity investor, General Atlantic, in collaboration with Temasek, Index Ventures and Felicis Ventures.

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Nov 6 '14 11:32

State Secretary Fred Teeven of Justice has responded with little enthusiasm on proposals by the VVD and D66 to prevent illegal downloading of, for example, music and movies.

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Oct 21 '14 12:36

Spotify is introducing a family bundle to encourage household members to get their own subscription to the music service.

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Oct 9 '14 14:48

A quarter of the Dutch population uses streaming services for movies and music according to a new study published by market research institute GfK. Among 13- to 17-year-olds, 54 percent stream media services, up from 38 percent last year.

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Jul 10 '14 11:51

Dutch DJ Armin van Buuren has reached a million followers on Spotify, making him the first Dutch artist to reach this milestone. This was announced by Van Buuren's record label Armada Music, on Tuesday.

Jan 4 '14 04:31

The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features the selection of two Dutch for Mars travel, One.com won’t follow Gmail on Wilders Anti-Islam Stickers, the Dutch economy falling sharply on global ranking, the bankruptcy of Aldel, a wrap up of New Year's damages, a giant yellow duck of Dutch make that bursts in Taiwan, and YouTube, Spotify blocked in trains.

Dec 30 '13 11:17

Passengers riding the NS trains may be blocked from accessing streaming media services like YouTube and Spotify when using the free Wi-Fi onboard, an independent market regulator said on Monday. The Netherlands Consumer and Market Authority (ACM) said their investigation focused on the legality of restricting traffic on the open network.

Jul 26 '13 07:46

Spotify has helped essen music piracy in the Netherlands and Norway.

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