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Donkervoort: The most extreme cars the Netherlands have to offer

Joop Donkervoort has spent more than thirty years building his own personal love letter to Colin Chapman and the Lotus Seven. XCAR speak to the man himself to find out how he and why he makes Holland's maddest cars.

November 6, 2014

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Glow-in-the-dark 'smart' highway opens in the Netherlands

A strip of "smart" highway with glow-in-the-dark road markings has opened in the Netherlands to improve road safety.

By April 14, 2014

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The Netherlands paves the way for carrier-free SIM cards

If you live in the Netherlands, you'll no longer have to be tied to a specific carrier, as it becomes the first country to legalize carrier-free SIM cards.

By March 19, 2014

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Amazon changes Europe tax practices amid ongoing probe

The online retail giant will cease funnelling sales through low-tax Luxembourg, a strategy seen as a tax-avoidance effort.

By May 25, 2015

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Netflix says Netherlands has the fastest broadband

The video-streaming company ranks the European country No. 1 when it comes to streaming speed, thanks to its Internet service providers.

By December 9, 2013

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​How a French vacation shows we need high-tech addresses

Even in the Net era, physical addresses are important in mature and developing economies. That's why companies like Google and What3words offer global location-encoding systems.

By May 10, 2015

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Mutant super-spiders weave webs stronger than bulletproof material

A team of Italian scientists turns ordinary spiders into super-spiders that can produce a web with fibers stronger than Kevlar. Hopefully the finding will also lead to a better Spider-Man movie.

By May 9, 2015

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Ericsson sues Apple over phone patents in Europe

The Swedish telecoms equipment maker says that it tried to come to terms with Apple through arbitration. That effort has expired though, prompting the lawsuit over global licensing of intellectual property for mobile technologies.

By May 8, 2015

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This galaxy is the farthest into space we have ever seen

The distance to a super-bright galaxy has been exactly calculated, setting a 13-billion light-year record as the most distant galaxy ever seen (that we know of).

By May 6, 2015

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EU delays decision in Apple tax probe

Competition Chief Margrethe Vestager says she doesn't want to rush a decision in investigations to determine whether Apple and other companies violated European Union tax rules.

By May 5, 2015