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16 Apr 2015
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5 Mar 2015
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: Dutch judges on Monday banned the popular ride-sharing service UberPOP from taking bookings via its smartphone app...
10 Dec 2014
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: Dutch electronics company Philips blamed a patent lawsuit and slow growth in primary markets of China and Russia for its €103m loss in the third quarter of its financial year.
21 Oct 2014
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: Electronics manufacturer Funai is suing Philips for €312m in compensation for the failed sale of the Dutch company's entertainment business.
6 Oct 2014
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: A Dutch online shop selling halal sex products announced an alliance with Europe's largest erotic retailer to tap into the lucrative Muslim market, potentially worth billions of euros.
5 Jun 2014
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: Police have arrested at least 100 people in global raids against notorious malware being sold complete with "ransom notes" to extort money from people after taking control of their computers.
20 May 2014
THE NETHERLANDS - Dutch computer chip manufacturer and global high technology bellwether ASML slashed its forecasts for the next six months despite almost doubling profits in the first quarter.
17 Apr 2014
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: Electrical appliance and household goods group Philips switched back into profit in for 2013, the company said.
29 Jan 2014
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: Dutch vehicle navigation systems manufacturer TomTom said its profits fell by half in the third quarter year-on-year, blaming a fall in car sales for the poor results.
31 Oct 2013
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: - Dutch group Philips has terminated the €150m sale of its entertainment business to Japan's Funai, alleging breach of contract.
28 Oct 2013
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: Anglo-Dutch food and cosmetics company Unilever, seen as a bellwether for global consumer spending, warned on Tuesday (1 October) of slowdown in sales growth brought on by weakened demand in emerging markets.
2 Oct 2013
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: Never mind last month's revolutionary test-tube beef burger grown from meat stem cells. The Dutch are way ahead with a "vegetarian butcher" who transforms plants into "meat".
10 Sep 2013
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: Dutch telecom operator KPN has announced that it had sold its German subsidiary E-Plus to Spain's Telefonica for €5bn in cash and a 17.6% stake in Telefonica Deutschland.
24 Jul 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, US: The 4th edition of The Bees Awards - 1st international social media marketing awards - has announced their 2013 nominations.
21 May 2013
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS: A Dutch businessman under investigation in a Europe-wide probe into a horse-for-beef substitution scandal was on Thursday (3 May) given a suspended sentence and fined for selling horsemeat as Islamic halal beef in France.
3 May 2013
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: More than 10m Dutch citizens were unable to use their official online signature to pay bills and taxes because of a cyber-attack, officials said on Wednesday (24 April).
25 Apr 2013
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: A chain of Dutch chip shops is offering cannabis mayonnaise on their fries, but the resulting snack will not give you the munchies or make you high.
10 Apr 2013
NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.
21 Dec 2012
PARIS, FRANCE: Across major cities in Europe, Nikon builds huge sculpted 'hands' in a pose, as though holding a Nikon camera.
7 Nov 2012
AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS: Arena Media turned Eurostar's data into advertising content to drive sales to Amsterdam.
24 Oct 2012
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an overview of internet usage in Europe, showing that 395.7 million Europeans went online in May 2012 for an average of 27.6 hours each.
6 Jul 2012
MAASTRICHT, THE NETHERLANDS: The Data Journalism Handbook is a free, open-source book that aims to help journalists to use data to improve the news. It was launched on Saturday 28 April, at Italy's leading journalism event, the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, which attracts thousands of journalists from around the world for a week of talks and workshops.
14 May 2012
NEW YORK, US: The 55th New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, announced this year's winning entries at the 2012 awards ceremony on Tuesday, 17 April at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas. Geoffrey Mason, senior production specialist for ESPN, was awarded the NYF Television & Film Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.
19 Apr 2012
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 17-23 June, has announced the members of a further four juries: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Lions. South Africa is represented on the Design jury (Shelley-Ann Atkinson, Grid Worldwide Branding & Design) and on the Film jury (Catherine Ireland, Amplified).
30 Mar 2012
CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced it has sold three million of its new iPad, since its launch on Friday, March 16. The new iPad features a new Retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with quad-core graphics, a 5 megapixel iSight camera with advanced optics for capturing photos and 1080p HD video, and the same all-day 10 hour battery life*.
22 Mar 2012
CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced the new iPad, the third generation mobile device, will arrive at Apple's retail stores and the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com) on Friday, 16 March in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK; along with Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
15 Mar 2012