Amsterdam zet specialisten in tijdens Pro-Palestina demonstraties

Tijdens een persconferentie op vrijdag maakte de burgemeester van Amsterdam Eberhard van der Laan bekent dat de politie aankomende zondag strenger gaat handhaven tijdens de Youth for Palestine’s pro-Palestina demonstratie. Er zal strenger gelet worden op hakenkruizen, de Hitlergroet, vlagverbranding, gezichtsbedekking en de zogenaamde “ISIS-vlag”. Van der Laan maakte ook bekent dat tolken ingezet worden, […]

Government OKs illegal Israeli settlement in East Jerusalem

Al Jazeera reports that the Israeli government has approved the building of a new Israeli settlement. The new settlement will be located in East Jerusalem. The decision to build the new Israeli settlement came on the night before the rescheduled peace talks with Palestine. The Palestinians are upset with the decision and Israel is also […]

Apple ordered by the French Court to pay royalty taxes

Just weeks ago current CEO Tim Cook spoke before congress about the status of taxes for Apple. In this particular case the Cupertino-based company was ordered by the Grand Instance Court in Paris to pay a sum of 5 million Euros ($6.5 million) to french agency Copie France for iPads sold in 2011. Copie France-entity […]

Facebook opens first data center in Europe

The social network, Facebook, built its first data center in Luleå, Sweden. The news was made on Wednesday revealing a cutting-edge state of the art data center build to handle large amounts of traffic from users around the world. The data center is the first of its kind in Europe and features lots of touches […]

Philips Healthcare obtains contract with Georgia Regents Medical Center

Founded by a father and son duo, the Philips company has humble beginnings. In 1895, Frederik and Gerard Philips first established the company in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, as Philips & Co. Younger son, Anton Philips, soon joined the company and focused his talents on developing strong commercial campaigns. His efforts successfully helped with the branding […]