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Amsterdam offcially approves new Airbnb-friendly laws

Hosts can now rent out their homes periodically, if they follow all the tax and safety laws related to vacation rentals.

By February 13, 2014

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Airbnb says its Amsterdam tourists spend more, stay longer

The peer-to-peer housing site once again touts its positive economic impact, but this time in a city that has given it the green light.

By June 18, 2013

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This font could help dyslexics read better

Inspired by his own experiences with dyslexia, Dutch designer Christian Boer developed a font to make reading easier.

By November 14, 2014

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Amsterdam architects join race to build 3D-printed house

DUS Architects announces plans for a two-story canal house built by the firm's mobile printing facility that lives in a shipping container.

By March 26, 2013

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This contraption turns Coca-Cola into pure drinking water

Launched during Dutch Design Week, "The Real Thing" wants you to think about a world where it can be easier to get a coke than clean water.

By November 4, 2014

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The top 20 catchiest songs of all time, according to science

A year-long survey by the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester has revealed the top 10 most persistent earworms -- with the Spice Girls topping the list.

By November 3, 2014

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First man convicted in child predator sting with virtual girl Sweetie

An Australian man with previous child pornography charges is believed to have been the first convicted in an operation using a CGI child to lure predators.

By October 21, 2014

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Lowly DSL poised for gigabit speed boost

Internet service providers are getting a new option called G.fast that can extend the lifespan of existing copper phone lines yet again.

By October 21, 2014

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Netflix lands in France as part of European expansion

The company has officially launched in France, but it faces a rough welcome.

By September 15, 2014

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SanDisk beats rivals to 512GB SD card -- at a whopping $800

The world's first 512 gigabyte SD card is designed more for video and photo professionals than for the average consumer.

By September 12, 2014