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  • 3D printed steel bridge opens in Amsterdam

    3D printed steel bridge opens in Amsterdam0

    An innovative 3D bridge printed from steel has been opened in Amsterdam’s red light district. The MX3D bridge, first proposed in 2015, was opened on Thursday by Dutch queen Máxima and is now open to the public. On Friday morning, curious Dutch and foreign tourists were taking pictures and walking across the swirling structure, which

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  • Hyperloop prototype, the only of its kind in the world, installed at Zernike

    Hyperloop prototype, the only of its kind in the world, installed at Zernike0

    Groningen’s Meerstad is to be home to a Hyperloop testing facility, but yesterday a smaller prototype was installed at the Zernike Campus in Groningen. The images of the prototype have been shared by researcher Piet Zijlstra (@PietZijlstra on Twitter), reports the GIC. The prototype will remain at Zernike for a few years and will be used

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  • Fewer visitors to Australian news sites after Facebook restriction

    Fewer visitors to Australian news sites after Facebook restriction0

    Australian news sites have seen their visitor numbers drop by about 13 percent after Facebook decided to limit news sharing options in Australia. The number of foreign visitors who visited a news site via Facebook decreased by about 26 percent, the American data company Chartbeat calculated. Facebook took the measure because of an Australian bill.

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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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  • Women’s magazine VIVA to be axed after nearly 50 years

    Women’s magazine VIVA to be axed after nearly 50 years0

    Publishing group DPG Media is axing ground-breaking young women’s magazine VIVA after almost half a century because sales have fallen sharply. The final issue will be on the shelves on July 20 and its associated titles VIVAMama, VIVA.nl and VIVA Forum will also disappear. VIVA started life in 1972 and became known for tackling feminist

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  • Dutch telecom agency is taking ‘big solar panel player’ to court

    Dutch telecom agency is taking ‘big solar panel player’ to court0

    Dutch government telecom agency AT is taking an international manufacturer to court for producing faulty solar panels which can cause ‘serious disruption’ to the C2000 communications network used by police and emergency services. The AT has not published the name of the manufacturer  because of legal reasons but confirmed the case involves a ‘big international

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