Executives from two dozen California companies convened last night with Netherlands Minister for Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp, Prince Constantijn van Oranje and other members of a Dutch delegation who visited Silicon Valley this week to spur major tech companies and early-stage entrepreneurs to invest in Holland. The Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA), which helps international […]
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports that the number of bankruptcies fell by 88 in December 2016 relative to the month of November, when the number was up substantially. The number of bankruptcies over the entire year 2016 reached a total of 4,396, a year-on-year decrease by almost 17 percent, and the lowest number since 2009. The […]
Google has opened its first Dutch data center powered by 100% renewable energy from day one in Eemshaven, the Netherlands. The $640 million data center, which was constructed in two years, will employ 200 people. The center, which supports cloud computing services, includes almost 1,000 miles of computer cables. The Eemshaven data center is Google’s […]
All 43 public buses in the Dutch cities of Eindhoven and Helmond will be electrically powered, starting the 11th of December. Together they form the largest zero-emission bus fleet in public transport in Europe. It’s the first public transport concession in Europe to deploy that many fully electric buses. London, for example, has 51 electric […]
There are now more mobile-only internet users in the Netherlands than desktop PC-only users, according to a new report from Eurostat. According to the report, 88% of people in the Netherlands access the internet exclusively through a mobile device. Dutch mobile phone use for internet access was the second highest in the EU, after Spain […]
The Netherlands retains its No. 1 ranking in the fourth edition of DHL’s Global Connectedness Index (GCI) The post The Netherlands is the World’s Most Connected Country appeared first on Dutch Daily News.
Amsterdam and Airbnb today announced a new pioneering agreement to promote responsible and sustainable home sharing and combat illegal hotels. Amsterdam was one of the first cities in the world to introduce a progressive and innovative policy towards home sharing while ensuring that homes remain homes. Under these rules, Amsterdam citizens are allowed to share […]
While many towns and cities are switching on their Christmas illuminations, City of Light Eindhoven has taken its lighting displays to a whole new dimension. Ever year it holds a festival of light in art and architecture. This year GLOW festival celebrates its 11th anniversary of innovative 3-D light sculptures. The festival is taking place […]
The Mayor of Amsterdam opened Europe’s highest swings on the observation deck of A’DAM Tower, a unique attraction part of A’DAM LOOKOUT. The post Europe’s Highest Swings Opened in Amsterdam appeared first on Dutch Daily News.