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Mini Cooper: New Changes Attempt to Modernize

Mini Cooper: New Changes Attempt to Modernize

By Brian Powell February 25, 2014

The first generation of the new Mini Cooper was released in the United States in 2002, and, since then, the world has not looked back. Sales of Mini Coopers have nearly doubled over the past 12 years, even though the …

Woman Photographs UFO in the Netherlands Woman Photographs UFO in the Netherlands
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Somebody call Fox Mulder because we’ve got ourselves an honest-to-goodness x-file on our hands, thanks to a female amateur photographer. With that in mind, get out your “I Want To Believe” posters, because according to those who’ve reviewed the image, …

Doodle3D Brings Drawings To Life Via 3D Printers Doodle3D Brings Drawings To Life Via 3D Printers

3D printers are getting cheaper and cheaper all the time. Soon enough, we’ll start seeing more than just hobbyists and industrial designers working with the technology. Unfortunately, the CAD software designers use to make 3D models is still expensive and/or …

Gluing An iPhone 5 To The Ground Is Comedic Gold Gluing An iPhone 5 To The Ground Is Comedic Gold
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The iPhone 5 is now available at retailers in select countries around the world. Unfortunately, some countries will be getting their iPhone 5 next week instead of today. One of those countries is the Netherlands, but a team from iPhone5.nl …

ACTA Shot Down By Dutch House Of Representatives ACTA Shot Down By Dutch House Of Representatives

We here in the U.S. have been far too focused on CISPA lately and for good reason. It has the potential to encroach essential freedoms all in the name of stopping cyber attacks. We must not forget our friends in …

Net Neutrality Is The Law In The Netherlands Net Neutrality Is The Law In The Netherlands

The Netherlands has historically been on the cutting edge in relation to certain concepts, especially in regards to personal freedom. While Amsterdam is famous for its approach to recreational drug use, other concepts like prostitution, which is legal and regulated, …

First F-35 For The Netherlands Rolls Off The Line First F-35 For The Netherlands Rolls Off The Line

The Joint Strike Fighter has had a rather tumultuous journey from the start. It was an undertaking by the United States, The United Kingdom, Australia, Italy, Canada, Netherlands, Norway, Turkey, Israel, and Japan to make a stealthy aircraft that could …

The Netherlands: The Most Active Country On Twitter The Netherlands: The Most Active Country On Twitter
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With expectations that Twitter will cross the threshold of 500 million accounts as soon as later this month, and with their recent modification to how they will treat requests for censorship concerning tweets, what better time than now to take …

Two Dutch ISPs Refuse To Block Web Sites Two Dutch ISPs Refuse To Block Web Sites

Dutch ISPs are fighting the good fight for net freedom by keeping access to Web sites like the The Pirate Bay open. Torrent Freak is reporting that two large ISPs in the Netherlands, T-Mobile and KPN, are refusing to block …

Samsung Wins Decision Against Apple In On-Going Patent Wars Samsung Wins Decision Against Apple In On-Going Patent Wars

Samsung and their Galaxy Tab have been given the green light to be sold in the Netherlands and distributed throughout the European Union. That’s the word from Florian Mueller over at FOSS Patents earlier today, who reported that Apple failed …

Google Merchant Center Opens In Italy, The Netherlands, Spain

It should soon become much easier for people in Italy, the Netherlands, and Spain to find the best deals online.  Google indicated today that it’s moving towards launching Google Product Search/Google Shopping in those countries, opening the Google Merchant Center as a preliminary step.

The Google Merchant Center is in large part what makes Google Product Search work; it’s a site that allows businesses to submit data product feeds, ensuring that users see up to date information.

Google and Heineken Study Search for Branding

This week Google released some findings from a test Google Netherlands conducted with Metrixlab, Heineken, and Heineken’s agency Twist. They set out to find what effects paid search ads had on branding, and were quite pleased with the results.

Street View For The UK, Netherlands Announced
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Here’s a nice bit of news for anyone either planning a vacation or, due to the economy, canceling all trips farther than 15 miles from your home: Street View spread again this morning.  Imagery’s now available for 25 cities in the UK and the Netherlands, and the service’s coverage of France, Italy, and Spain has been expanded, too.

Scanner Busts Dutchies Passing On The Wiki Side

I’m not up on Dutch royalty. I’m not up on any royalty cuz I’m an Uh-mer-kin and we don’t dig on that jazz, right? Well, some still do, or else the Today Show wouldn’t have anything to talk about on slow news days. Anyway, this about Wikipedia more than Dutch royalty, so let’s roll with it.

Microsoft’s Digg-Like Site

Microsoft has been running in beta in some foreign markets a website called MSN Reporter that copies many features from the popular Digg website. On MSN Reporter, users share and rate news, rating them up or down with giant “Kicken!” and “Dumpen!” buttons (translated as “Kick it” and “Dump it”).

Microsoft Diggs with MSN Reporter

Microsoft has set foot in the social media sector with MSN Reporter which is a Digg style social news site. According to LiveSide, it was created by the Dutch MSN team and has been avialable in beta since October 2006.

Norway and Netherlands Threaten Fines for iTunes

Consumer protection agencies from Norway and the Netherlands have threatened to take legal action against Apple unless iTunes file-sharing limitations are lifted by later this year.