Tag Archives: Netherlands

An Unlikely Blogger Expelled

By | October 23, 2006

Although it’s not good for Sudan, I think it’s good for blogging: CNN reports that  The government of Sudan on Sunday gave the top U.N. official in the country three days to leave, marking the latest hurdle in international efforts to bring peace to the nation torn apart by civil war. Sudan expelled Jan Pronk, the top U.N.… Read More »

A Map Full Of News

By | February 16, 2006

As you know, I’m a huge fan of newsmaps — efforts to convey news information using more visual approaches — and here’s another excellent idea, from a guy called Jeroen Wijering, who, according to Cool Hunting is a recent graduate of the Design Academy in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. One of his most recent projects is a Flash-based news… Read More »

Skype Cuts Some Rates

By | July 27, 2005

Skype has lowered rates of its SkypeOut service to some destinations as part of its first anniversary celebrations. Here are the details: Six major new countries have been added to the SkypeOut Global Rate, a fixed, low-cost rate of 1.7 Euro cents per minute to popular calling destinations. China, Greece, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Poland and Switzerland have joined… Read More »

Inke The Inkjet Refiller Goes After The Big Boys

By | September 2, 2004

My favourite inkjet refill machine, the Singaporean-made Inke, is going for the big time. A release from the company says that Inke islaunching versions compatible with 305 different kinds of printers and 12 brands including HP, Lexmark, Samsung, Kodak, Compaq, Sharp, Sony, NewGen Sys, Apple, Pitney Bowes and Apollo. They are as follows: INKE LX-70 to refill the Lexmark… Read More »

(Hoax) Assault On A Dutch Blogger

By | April 20, 2004

[Note: Thanks to Mike at TechDirt and others for pointing out that this may well have been a hoax. The website GeenStijl now acknowledges that the person in question is alive, well and was not attacked. Here’s shutterclog and BlogHerald on the incident. Apart from musing on the irresponsibility of whoever it was at GeenStijl who posted the hoax… Read More »