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Accelerators

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Big Data

Russia’s Yandex outpaces Google Translate as it quietly beta tests Papiamento, Udmurt, and Mari languages

The Russian search giant doesn't get attention in the US like other European and Asian internet companies do, letting news of its own projects slip through the cracks
Feb 19, 2017

South Korea has the fastest internet worldwide, US is ranked twelfth

Internet connection speed worldwide has risen 21% year-over-year, Akamai reports
Dec 22, 2016

Google Translate adds 13 new languages including Kurdish

The new additions bring the total to 103 languages Google Translate now offers, including Pashto and Xhosa. The languages should be up in a few days.
Feb 17, 2016
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Consumer

eCommerce

Entrepreneurship

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Events

Heard@ The Next Web Europe 2015: 10 years of innovation

It made me wonder, is an exhibition venue a good promotor for the real innovation space? Or is it just a networking arena?
May 19, 2015

Rockstart energizing Europe’s smart energy sector

Europes first smart energy accelerator wrapped things in a demo day that saw some big partnerships and offers being tossed around
Apr 22, 2014

FinTech

Greentech

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Hardware

Printivate offers a 3D modeling optimization service and was acquired by 3D Hubs in November 2016. Photo credit: Screenshot

Netherlands company 3D Hubs acquires Romania printing startup Printivate

The move will likely further streamline the prototyping and ordering service that 3D Hubs offers
Nov 01, 2016
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Qualcomm acquires NXP for $47 billion in cash, making it the largest semiconductor acquisition ever

Qualcomm needs to diversify from wireless applications and NXP will aid that transition
Oct 27, 2016
A 3D printed toy train. Photo credit: Shapeways / YouTube

Five 3D printing companies you should know

There's no doubt that we are only beginning to understand how many ways 3D printing can be used. Here are 5 companies excelling in this emerging industry
Jul 28, 2016
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Health

Industry

Rotterdam rising: Dutch startup HousingAnywhere.com bags €5 million investment

Some of the money comes from the parent company of Italian housing marketplace Immobiliare.it
Jan 10, 2017

Dutch startup Deskbookers grabs €1.5M for its co-working marketplace

The Netherlands is seeing a rise in startup activity, evident in the success of this co-working space platform
Dec 01, 2015

Fairphone scores €9 million in crowdfunding as pre-orders for its ‘ethical smartphone’ soar

So far over 17,000 people have pre-ordered Fairphone 2, a smartphone which is marketed as the most ethical mobile device in the world.
Oct 02, 2015
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Innovation

Internet

South Korea has the fastest internet worldwide, US is ranked twelfth

Internet connection speed worldwide has risen 21% year-over-year, Akamai reports
Dec 22, 2016

Dutch startup Ensie wants to be an alternative for Wikipedia

Where Wikipedia is a place that condenses all the internet’s knowledge into one article per subject, Dutch Ensie offers knowledge in the form of definitions
Aug 23, 2015
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A robot can’t write a news article, can they?

How robots and data journalism are the next big thing in the newsroom
Jul 05, 2015
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Lists

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Media

Mobile

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Qualcomm acquires NXP for $47 billion in cash, making it the largest semiconductor acquisition ever

Qualcomm needs to diversify from wireless applications and NXP will aid that transition
Oct 27, 2016
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Israeli app Moovit to integrate Uber in 22 countries including Canada, Australia, US and UK

The Israeli public transportation app has focused on trains, buses and taxis, but will now add options for ridesharing in a select group of pilot states
May 03, 2016
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Dutch Mezuro provides privacy-friendly insights from mobile tracking data

Even privacy enthusiasts may appreciate Mezuro's tactics
Feb 15, 2016
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News

Printivate offers a 3D modeling optimization service and was acquired by 3D Hubs in November 2016. Photo credit: Screenshot

Netherlands company 3D Hubs acquires Romania printing startup Printivate

The move will likely further streamline the prototyping and ordering service that 3D Hubs offers
Nov 01, 2016
Credit: NXP

Qualcomm acquires NXP for $47 billion in cash, making it the largest semiconductor acquisition ever

Qualcomm needs to diversify from wireless applications and NXP will aid that transition
Oct 27, 2016
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These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week

This week, Tech.eu tracked 16 technology M&A transactions, one IPO and 75 funding deals. In case you missed it, this is what you should know
Sep 24, 2016
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Robotics

Russia’s Yandex outpaces Google Translate as it quietly beta tests Papiamento, Udmurt, and Mari languages

The Russian search giant doesn't get attention in the US like other European and Asian internet companies do, letting news of its own projects slip through the cracks
Feb 19, 2017

Maritime drones have a long voyage ahead before they become commonplace

Self-sailing boats are much more niche than ground and aerial options, but some production models are now coming out
Oct 15, 2016
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Dutch-Canadian venture fund will pump €100 million into robotics startups worldwide

Chrysalix Venture Capital and RoboValley are putting metal to the pedal with a massive new effort for small robotics companies
Jun 05, 2016
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Security

Credit: NXP

Qualcomm acquires NXP for $47 billion in cash, making it the largest semiconductor acquisition ever

Qualcomm needs to diversify from wireless applications and NXP will aid that transition
Oct 27, 2016
"I see a Cambrian explosion of startups in Europe." - Fran Salzgeber, Head of Technology Transfer for the European Space Agency

This man is bringing space tech back to Earth

If you want to understand what's happening in space technology, you should talk to the European Space Agency's Frank Salzgeber
Oct 18, 2015
Data privacy

These 4 European countries want to keep your data from prying eyes

In a post Snowden world, you can't be too trusting with your online footprint. These 4 European countries are working hard to ensure your data remains safe from prying [Read More...]
Dec 31, 2014

Space

Venture Capital

Dutch startups scored $94.5 million in Q3 2016, a stronger showing than previous quarter

While down from 2015, the third quarter saw a rise in startup financing with later-stage rounds in and around Amsterdam
Oct 09, 2016
David Paul Morris/Bloomberg / Getty Images Israel

Dutch-Canadian venture fund will pump €100 million into robotics startups worldwide

Chrysalix Venture Capital and RoboValley are putting metal to the pedal with a massive new effort for small robotics companies
Jun 05, 2016

FinTech rules in Europe, but which other industry verticals are popular with investors? (A Tech.eu report)

What are European tech firms ‘good at’, at least according to the investors fueling their tanks? In Tech.eus report, they analyze the most funded verticals in Europe.
Nov 13, 2015
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Development

Case Study: How Build.com creates successful customers with user feedback

Here are different ways that you can ensure that feedback is considered within the development cycle.
Jan 26, 2015

Gaming

From the trailer of "Perils of Man," one of Vertigo Games new releases. Photo Credit: Vertigo Games / YouTube

Dutch Vertigo Games is building the next gen of VR content

With releases for Oculus and Steam, it will be interesting to see how Vertigo Games plays out in the nascent VR gaming industry
Dec 06, 2015

IoT

Credit: NXP

Qualcomm acquires NXP for $47 billion in cash, making it the largest semiconductor acquisition ever

Qualcomm needs to diversify from wireless applications and NXP will aid that transition
Oct 27, 2016

IT

Gitlab raises $1.5 million from VC firms of U.S. celebrities

Ashton Kutcher and Joe Montana are among the backers of the Dutch GitHub rival
Jul 10, 2015

Transportation

Credit: NXP

Qualcomm acquires NXP for $47 billion in cash, making it the largest semiconductor acquisition ever

Qualcomm needs to diversify from wireless applications and NXP will aid that transition
Oct 27, 2016

Wearables

This Dutch team has built a lucid dreaming machine, and it debuts today on Kickstarter

It's the first consumer product for dream induction that actually includes EEG technology that can read and record your brain waves
Sep 12, 2016