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    Amsterdam suspends cargo bike service Cargoroo over ‘failed questionnaire’

    Amsterdam has refused to grant Cargoroo a new license to operate its shared cargo ebike rental...

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    German VC unveils record-breaking €214M early-stage fund for deep tech

    We know from reports earlier this year that VC investment is once more on the rise...

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    How Vinted became the first profitable ‘pre-loved’ clothing platform

    This article features an interview with Vinted CEO Thomas Plantenga, who is speaking at TNW Conference...

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    French AI darling Mistral reportedly almost triples valuation to €5.8B

    France’s (and Europe’s) GenAI darling Mistral has reportedly almost tripled its valuation, reaching €5.8bn. First reported by...

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    UK startup uses AI to discover new rare earth-free magnet for EVs

    A UK-based startup has used an AI algorithm to identify a previously unknown kind of rare-earth...

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    Everything you need to know about Finch, the latest programming language developed by MIT

    In May, a research team from MIT announced a new programming language. Finch, its creators say,...

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    Dutch home-building platform lands €1.1M to help solve housing crisis

    Just last month, the Guardian described the housing crisis in Amsterdam as “next level.” And things...

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    Report: The Netherlands is the leading startup ecosystem in the EU

    The Netherlands is the number one startup ecosystem in the EU, surpassing both Paris and Berlin....

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    EU launches AI-powered ‘digital twin’ of the Earth

    The European Commission today launched the first version of Destination Earth (DestinE), an AI-powered simulator that...

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    TNW Conference 2024: Welcome to the future of EVs

    As we count down to TNW conference in Amsterdam on June 20 and 21, we’re previewing the sessions...

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    NATO funds German startup building autonomous war robots

    NATO’s Innovation Fund (NIF) has led a €9mn seed investment into German startup ARX Robotics, which...

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    World Ocean Day: Meet 3 tech startups protecting our seas

    The ocean covers over 70% of our planet. It regulates the global climate, is home to...

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    TNW Conference 2024: Philosophical debate for AI ethics

    This year’s edition of TNW Conference is right around the corner — along with summer, we...

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    Mandatory ID for social media would solve some problems — but create a lot more

    Social media is central in many of our lives, but few would say that’s a good...

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    NATO backs UK startup making ultralight materials for rockets, fighter jets

    NATO’s Innovation Fund has co-led a $22.5mn (€21mn) investment into iCOMAT, a UK startup building ultralight...

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    This week in Dutch tech

    Friday is finally here and so is this week’s roundup of tech news from the Netherlands!...

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    19-year-old founder brings on-demand car services to Tesla, VW owners

    Cars are great — until they break down, or need a service, or a roadworthy test....

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    Europe outspending US on clean energy but China dwarfing both

    Europe is set to outspend the US on clean energy this year — but neither will...

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    Meta plan to train ‘undefined’ AI on your personal data sparks alarm

    A powerful privacy group has filed complaints in 11 EU countries about Meta’s plans to train...

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    Dutch chip giant NXP plans $7.8B plant in Singapore amid tensions with China

    Dutch semiconductor company NXP has teamed up with TSMC-backed Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) to build a...

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    Henrik Green on autonomous trucks; Australian minerals; AI Office

     Welcome to the new episode of the TNW Podcast — the show where we discuss...

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    Teledriving startup Vay brings remote-controlled cars to Belgium

    Last week I rented a vehicle through one of the many popular car-sharing platforms. The whole...

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    Sports tech startup targets '100% AI automation' in broadcasting

    A Swedish startup plans to bring automated sports streaming to the masses after raising $20mn to...

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    ASML’s new lab opens up access to its most advanced chipmaking machine

    ASML, the sole producer of chipmaking machines used in the world’s most advanced semiconductors, has opened...

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    Microsoft plans to accelerate AI in the Nordics, commits $3.2B to Sweden

    Microsoft plans to invest $3.2bn (€2.9bn) to expand its AI and cloud infrastructure in Sweden, marking...

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    Dutch startup BioBX bags €80M to turn plastic waste into hydrocarbons

    A Dutch startup has devised a way to convert mountains of plastic waste into chemicals essential...

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    Creandum raises €500mn fund amid Europe tech money rebound

    Swedish VC firm Creandum — an early backer of Spotify and Klarna — has raised €500mn...

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    Babbel CEO: AI will redefine language learning -- but won't replace it

    In our diverse and interconnected world, learning foreign languages is not only a powerful skill, but...

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    Why Spain just banned Meta’s new EU election voting features

    Spain’s privacy watchdog has barred Meta from launching two features on Facebook and Instagram that the...

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    This week in Dutch tech

    Friday is finally here and so is this week’s round-up of tech news from the Netherlands....

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    Tesla supplier STMicroelectronics to build €5B EV chip fab in Italy

    STMicroelectronics has announced plans to build a giant factory in Italy that will make specialist microchips...

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    The rise of Heat Geek — a startup bringing heat pumps to the Brits

    Missing the chance to install a heat pump in his London home had always bothered tech...

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    Swiss AI startup saving Swiss chocolate secures $16M

    From semiconductors to chocolate, you’d be surprised how many products are already made with the help...

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    Netherlands, France, and Germany lead 'largest ever' botnet sting

    Four people have been arrested in the “largest ever operation against botnets,” EU police force Europol...

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    Supercell’s new hit game Squad Busters is pure dopamine — if you’re 8

    Finnish mobile game developer Supercell released Squad Busters yesterday, its first new title in over five...

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    Web-hosting startup Hostinger hit €110M revenue in 2023, praises AI for 57% growth

    Web-hosting platform Hostinger today announced a 57% year-on-year growth of its consolidated revenue, reaching €110.2mn in...

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    68% of British MPs have had personal data exposed on the dark web

    Over two-thirds of British MPs and almost half of EU MEPs have had their email addresses...

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    UK space tech startup to build Greece’s first flagship satellite constellation

    Open Cosmos, the UK-based startup that uses satellites to fight climate change, has secured a contract...

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    ESA satellite launches Dutch tech into space to study climate change

    Dutch tech has launched into space onboard a satellite designed to analyse climate change. The EarthCARE...

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    With hallucinations waning, AI is expanding into scientific research

    Scientific research has become one of the most promising applications for artificial intelligence. It’s also become one...

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    From financial crime fighters to net-zero defenders: 4 Oslo startups to watch

    The startup scene in the Nordics is bustling, driven by well-established and evolving hubs alike. Among...

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    Why today’s CTO needs to be a Composable Technology Officer

    With Google’s repeated postponements of cookie deprecation, many businesses face the prospect of making significant changes...

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    Marta Krupinska on carbon removal; B2B AI translation is hot

     Welcome to the new episode of the TNW Podcast — the show where we discuss...

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    Berlin startup Cloover bags $114M to help consumers switch to solar

    Climate and fintech startup Cloover has announced a funding round of $114mn (€105mn) to further boost...

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    EU, Australia strike critical minerals supply deal amid tech rivalry with China

    As the West strives to reduce its reliance on China, the EU and Australia have struck...

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    Why Rust is emerging as developers’ favourite programming language

    While programming languages like JavaScript, HTML/CSS, and Python remain the most commonly used languages among developers,...

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    EU law to boost clean tech production to enter into force in June

    The EU’s Net-Zero Industry Act (NZIA) is set to enter into force by the end of...

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    Airbus to build satellite that will predict the northern lights

    The European Space Agency has hired Airbus to build a space satellite. It will forecast solar...

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    It’s not you, it’s the team: When personal productivity isn’t enough

    In a perfect world, we would start our day by going through a neatly ordered list...

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    European countries bordering Russia agree on defensive ‘drone wall’

    Six NATO members  are planning to build a “drone wall” to protect Europe from Russian threats....