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Mother of austistic child develops 'universal language' app

Mother of austistic child develops 'universal language' app

20 April 2015   0 comments
A French woman has created what is believed to be the world's first smartphone application allowing people speaking different languages – or those incapable of speech at all – to communicate.

Telenet buys Belgium mobile operator BASE for 1.3 bn euros 20 April 2015

Dutch telecom group KPN said Monday it was selling its Belgian mobile phone operator BASE to cable group Telenet for 1.325 billion euros ($1.43 billion).The deal -- which will have to be approved by regulators...

‘Meteorologisch’ is the most difficult Dutch word to pronoun... 20 April 2015

Meteorologisch (meteorological) is the most difficult Dutch word to pronounce, according to Dutch language experts.

Tax minister aims to cut red tape for the self-employed 20 April 2015

The finance ministry, employers, unions and organisations representing the self-employed have reached agreement on cutting the bureaucracy facing freelancers.

Canadian financial group Maple to offer mortgages in Holland 20 April 2015

Canadian financial services group Maple is to offer mortgages in the Netherlands via CMIS.

Tax on savings to be overhauled as interest rates slide

20 April 2015
Finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem will present plans to overhaul the current asset tax system in the September budget.

Dutch women are breastfeeding for longer

20 April 2015
Almost four in 10 new Dutch mothers are still breastfeeding their children after six months.

Telenet buys Belgium mobile operator BASE for 1.3 bn euros 20 April 2015

The Dutch telecom group KPN said Monday it was selling its Belgian mobile phone operator BASE to cable group Telenet for 1.325 billion euros ($1.43 billion).The deal -- which will have to be approved...

Dutch to launch criminal probe into Uber 17 April 2015

Dutch prosecutors Friday announced a criminal probe into Uber, in the latest salvo of an increasingly bitter battle between European governments and the popular taxi service app.The move comes after a...

Cybercrime now 'number one' threat: Europol chief 17 April 2015

Cybercrime has become as big a threat to Europe's security as terrorism, the head of the continent's policing agency warned Friday. "The threat online is huge. It is now the number one security concern,...

Prosecuting those responsible for MH17 crash key priority: D... 17 April 2015

Prosecuting those responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, killing all 298 passengers and crew -- 193 of them Dutch -- is a key priority for the Netherlands, the justice...

Dutch team find more remains at Ukraine MH17 crash site 16 April 2015

Dutch investigators have recovered more body parts at the MH17 plane crash site in Ukraine after searching a location that was previously inaccessible, the Netherlands announced on Thursday.All 298 passengers...

Lebanese TV contempt trial opens at Hariri tribunal 16 April 2015

The contempt of court trial of a Lebanese journalist and her television station opened Thursday before the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, set up to try the killers of slain former premier Rafiq Hariri....

Amsterdam unveils new plan to fight creeping congestion 16 April 2015

Amsterdam unveiled Thursday a new traffic plan aimed at reducing the Dutch capital's rising congestion crisis, caused in part by the explosion of two-wheeled transport in one of the world's top cycling...

Lebanese TV contempt trial opens at Hariri tribunal 16 April 2015

The contempt of court trial of a Lebanese journalist and her Al-Jadeed television station's parent company opened Thursday before the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, set up to try the killers of slain former...

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