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  • Commercial television shake-out: RTL Nederland and Talpa plan to merge

    Commercial television shake-out: RTL Nederland and Talpa plan to merge0

    Dutch commercial broadcasters RTL Nederland and Talpa Network plan to merge, if the European Commission and Dutch consumers’ authority ACM give their permission. The two companies hope to complete their merger in the first half of next year. RTL Nederland will have 70% of the shares in the new company, Talpa – and owner John

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  • Dutch must up level of home-grown cyber security: report

    Dutch must up level of home-grown cyber security: report0

    The Dutch government must support its national cyber security industry or risk the economy becoming too dependent on American and Chinese tech companies, cyber security council CSR has said. The government advisory body said the government must act quickly or the Netherlands will lose its grip on internet safety and home-grown technological knowledge will disappear

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  • A motor for digitization

    A motor for digitization0

    The EU’s Green Deal fosters a new era of sustainability in Europe From air pollution to waste management and global warming, the world is experiencing environmental degradation in many ways. Technology is key to responding to the environmental crisis that we are facing. The EU Commission has responded to these challenges by presenting a long-term

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  • Resistance to security service access to encrypted apps is mounting

    Resistance to security service access to encrypted apps is mounting0

    Resistance to government plans to limit the end-to-end encryption of chat apps to make it easier for security services to gain access is gathering pace, with a growing number of organisations, security firms and independent experts calling for the continued protection of data. Big tech companies Facebook, owner of message app Whatsapp, plus Google and

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  • Groningen-based Chordify app got 73.7 million visitors in 2020

    Groningen-based Chordify app got 73.7 million visitors in 20200

    Tens of millions of people use the app developed by Chordify, a music technology company in the city of Groningen Translated by Adriana Dancu It’s one of the top-performing tech companies in the North, and Chordify has now gone worldwide. The company has developed an app that can convert music into chords for free, so

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  • Hackers steal information about millions of car owners from garage databases

    Hackers steal information about millions of car owners from garage databases0

    The names, addresses and phone numbers of ‘millions’ of individuals are stolen from a corporation which provides IT services to garages, broadcaster NOS reported on Thursday. it’s unclear exactly how the knowledge was stolen, but the hacker offering the knowledge purchasable said the list ran to 7.3 million names, a number of which appear quite

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