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Naspers CEO Bets Dutch Listing Will Fix Tencent Stake Discount

“This will be the largest consumer internet business,” in Europe and the third-largest company on the Amsterdam exchange, van Dijk said in a phone interview, noting that he expects to attract 2 billion euros ($2.26 billion) of investment just from index funds. The move makes sense, and might narrow the gap between Naspers’ 1.42 trillion rand ($100 billion) market capitalization and the Tencent stake, said Bloomberg Intelligence analyst John Davies.
Tags: Europe, Science, Amsterdam, Tencent, Naspers, Bloomberg Intelligence, Dijk

Tencent shareholder Naspers plots Euronext e-commerce listing

Tencent shareholder Naspers plans to float a portion of its e-commerce ventures on Euronext in Amsterdam, a move South Africa's biggest company said on Monday will create a $140 billion European internet giant.
Tags: Money, businessNews, South Africa, Amsterdam, Tencent, Naspers, Euronext

TNW2019 Daily: Over 200 speakers confirmed!

It’s official: there are over 200 speakers confirmed for TNW2019, our tech conference in Amsterdam! The brightest minds in the industry will be sharing their visions of tech’s future, and you’re invited to join the conversation. With only 45 days to go, it’s a great time to recognize how excited I am about some of the latest additions to the lineup. Much amaze, much wow Our lineup features incredible names that will leave you inspired. I’ve previously highlighted that the CEOs of Booking, WeTran...
Tags: Startups, Events, Amsterdam, Logitech, Insider

Tencent shareholder Naspers plots Euronext e-commerce IPO

Tencent shareholder Naspers plans to float a portion of its e-commerce ventures on Euronext in Amsterdam, a move South Africa's biggest company said on Monday will create Europe's largest listed internet group.
Tags: Europe, Money, businessNews, South Africa, Amsterdam, Tencent, Naspers, Euronext

Gini Wijnaldum reacts to Netherlands’ defeat to Germany

Liverpool midfielder Gini Wijnaldum has been giving his thoughts on yesterday evening’s Euro 2020 qualification defeat to Germany in Amsterdam.... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Germany, International, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Gini Wijnaldum

Video: Leroy Sane helps Germany to victory over Netherlands

Germany beat Netherlands 2-3 in a Euro 2020 qualifier in Amsterdam last night. Goals from Manchester City’s Leroy Sane and Bayern... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Germany, Sport, All News, Soccer, Manchester City, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Bayern, Leroy Sane, Football videos

El Barcelona se lanza al mercado para cerrar a De Ligt y Jovic

Bartomeu y Grau aceleran por De Ligt en Amsterdam; Abidal y Planes espiarán a Jovic
Tags: News, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Abidal, Jovic, Bartomeu y Grau

Nike To Pay Some Of De Jong’s Wages At Barcelona

According to media reports, Nike played a key role in Frenkie de Jong’s decision to reject an offer from Paris Saint-Germain and sign for Barcelona. The company, a sponsor of both Barca and De Jong, will pay a large amount of the midfielder’s salary, sources close to the club said. In February, De Jong agreed a deal to join Barcelona from Ajax for €75 million and will make the move to the Camp Nou in the summer. In January, ESPN FC sources had said PSG were confident that they would beat Barca ...
Tags: Nike, Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, Manchester City, Paris, Amsterdam, Transfers, Barca, Psg, Camp Nou, ESPN FC, De Jong, Frenkie de Jong

Schulz grabs late winner as Germany beats Netherlands 3-2

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Nico Schulz set up one goal and scored a 90th-minute winner as Germany snatched a 3-2 victory over the Netherlands in European Championship qualifying on Sunday. Germany’s front two of Leroy Sane and Serge Gnabry each netted in the first half of the Group C game. Matthijs de Ligt scored his first […]
Tags: News, Germany, Sports, Ap, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Serge Gnabry, Leroy Sane, Schulz, Group C, Matthijs de Ligt, Nico Schulz

A Week In New York City On A $39,500 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: an operations coordinator who makes $39,500 per year and spends some of her money this week on a donut.Occupation: Operations CoordinatorIndustry: Education NonprofitAge: 22Location: New York, NYSalary: $39,500Paycheck Amount (Biweekly): $1,180Monthly...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Instagram, Stephen Colbert, New York City, Los Angeles, BBC News, Austin, Broad City, Amsterdam, Amnesty International, Manhattan, Hulu, Facetime, Coney Island

Fichajes Barça: Emisario culé en Holanda pero no para espiar a de Ligt

El FC Barcelona estará hoy en el Holanda-Alemania que se disputará en Amsterdam. Sin embargo, la presencia de este miembro de la secretaría técnica no será para espiar a Matthijs de Ligt (19 años), central del Ajax y de la selección 'oranje'. Tal como explicó Miguel Rico en MD el pasado día 21, a De Ligt ya no hace falta espiarlo. “Tan claro lo tienen en el Barça, que la presencia de un 'scout' en el Holanda-Alemania del domingo ya no está vinculada al seguimiento al que ha s...
Tags: News, Ajax, Amsterdam, El FC Barcelona, de Ligt, Miguel Rico, Holanda Alemania

A Dutch All-Day Restaurant Channels the Sleek Craftsmanship of 1930s Car Interiors

Located in Den Bosch, a picturesque Dutch town in the south of the country, Pompen & Verlouw is a new, all-day restaurant designed by Amsterdam-based Studio 34 South that takes its name from the 1930s garage that used to occupy the spot. Offering guests brunch and dinner locally inspired menus based on fresh, seasonal ingredients, as well as coffee, refreshments and pre-dinner aperitifs, the...
Tags: Art, Amsterdam, Studio, Den Bosch, Pompen Verlouw

An old office is transformed into the Netherlands' most sustainable renovated building

In Amsterdam South, a newly renovated office building with a shimmering silver roof has achieved BREEAM Outstanding, a green building rating that arguably makes the property the most sustainable adaptive reuse project in the Netherlands. Formerly a neglected office complex, the empty building was transformed in the hands of Dutch architectural firm Benthem Crouwel Architects and now serves as the energy-positive offices for Goede Doelen Loterijen (Dutch Charity Lotteries). A major goal of the ...
Tags: Design, Office, Architecture, Gallery, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Solar, Solar Power, The Netherlands, Sustainable Design, Green Renovation, Recyclable Materials, Adaptive Reuse, Green Roof, Rainwater Collection, Mixed-use

Amsterdam bans tours of red-light

For many travelers to Amsterdam, walking through the city’s famed red-light district is on their list of must-dos. But the locals have officially had it with the hordes of travelers in the oldest neighborhood in the city. As travel to the Dutch capital continues to rise, Amsterdam’s residents and city council are concerned about tourists behaving inappropriately in the district. “It is no longer acceptable in this age to see sex workers as a tourist attraction,” city councilor Udo Kock said i...
Tags: Travel, New York Times, Amsterdam, All, Red light District, visiting Amsterdam, Udo Kock, Amsterdam tourist industry

MVRDV-designed market in Taiwan will grow food on a massive green roof

Hot on the heels of its bold “Times Square” proposal for Taiwan’s capital, MVRDV has broken ground on another project — this time for the island’s southern city of Tainan. Created in collaboration with local architectural firm LLJ Architects, the Tainan Xinhua Fruit and Vegetable Market is a wholesale, open-air market that will not only serve as an important hub for the city’s food supply chain, but will also serve as a new public destination. The landmark building will be topped with an undula...
Tags: Design, Taiwan, Architecture, Gallery, Amsterdam, Urban Farming, Carousel Showcase, Green Roof, Times Square, Tainan, MVRDV, Food Supply, Food Market, Urban Farm, Undulating Architecture, Winy Maas

Introducing TQ South: TNW’s second Amsterdam space for tech companies

While we’re all still beaming after our recent announcement that the Financial Times acquired a majority stake in TNW, it turns out we’ve got more big news to reveal. Today, I’m thrilled to share that we’re opening a second TQ in Amsterdam South — a brand-new home dedicated to helping tech companies grow. With space for startups, scale-ups, and corporates, we can’t wait to apply all the lessons we learned from our first launch in a new environment. So, why did TNW create TQ? In October 2016, we ...
Tags: Startups, Amsterdam, Financial Times, Growth, TNW, Amsterdam South

Dog stored in cargo hold dies on 11-hour Amsterdam-to-LA flight on Air France-KLM

A dog was found dead on an Air France-KLM flight from Amsterdam to Los Angeles Tuesday.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, La, Los Angeles, Amsterdam, Usa Today, Air France KLM

Amsterdam to ban 'disrespectful' tours of red-light district

Move is just one of measures taken to limit impact of mass tourism on historic city centreAmsterdam is to ban guided tours of its red-light district as part of an effort to restrict the increasing throngs of visitors in its historic city centre, and because “they are not respectful” to sex workers.“It is no longer acceptable in this age to see sex workers as a tourist attraction,” city councillor Udo Kock said. A survey has shown that 80% of sex workers say gawping tourists are bad for their bus...
Tags: Europe, Business, Travel & leisure, World news, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Udo Kock

Here’s how to attend TNW2019 and a 1-day course with a discount

If you’re looking to take the next step in your career, learning new skills is essential. At TNW Conference on May 9 and 10 in Amsterdam, you can find two days of knowledge sharing with the biggest names in tech – but if you want an extra learning experience, we have just the thing. With our Growth Pass, we’ve partnered with Growth Tribe to offer you a great discount on the ultimate experience to develop your skills. You’ll receive a full ticket to TNW Conference as well as a one-day growth hack...
Tags: Startups, Events, Amsterdam, Insider

Why Noord is Amsterdam's hottest hood right now

The spectacular transformation of an industrial eyesore in Amsterdam [Author: Tamara Hinson]
Tags: Amsterdam, Tamara Hinson

Daily cannabis and skunk users run higher psychosis risk

Presenting results of a large international study conducted in one in site Brazil and across 11 sites in Europe – including in Amsterdam, London and Paris – the researchers found that people who used cannabis daily were three times more likely to have an episode of psychosis than people who had never used it. Skunk contains more THC, or delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, than regular cannabis, and THC can induce psychotic symptoms such as hallucinations, delusions and paranoia. The study found the ...
Tags: Europe, Science, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Brazil, Amsterdam London

Shadows: Amsterdam - a game where you guess what the other people are guessing about ambiguous pictures

Shadows: Amsterdam (Libellud, 2-8 players, ages 10 and up) is the newest entry in the micro-genre (that includes Dixit and Mysterium) of “guess what the other people are guessing about ambiguous pictures” games. The ambiguous pictures, in the case of Shadows, are a multitude of charming, somewhat dark paintings of what is best described as a furry-noir Amsterdam-by-way-of-Zootopia. Anthropomorphic animals tend tulip fields, enjoy clog dancing, and take romantic selfies, but also lurk in doorways...
Tags: Post, News, Amsterdam, Tabletop Games, Dixit, Amsterdam Libellud

Barcelona keeping tabs on Ajax defender Nicolas Tagliafico

Spanish giants Barcelona are are expressing an interest in the signature of Ajax star Nicolas Tagliafico, according to Mundo Deportivo. Ajax standout Tagliafico, a 26-year-old left-back, made the move to the Johan Cruijff Arena in January of last year, when Ajax forked out around £4 million to secure the stopper’s signing from Independiente. He immediately went on to establish himself as a key contributor for the Dutch giants over the second-half of last season, impressing on his way to 15 Ere...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Amsterdam, Arsenal, Argentina, Atletico Madrid, Luis Suarez, Camp Nou, Juan Mata, Jordi Alba, Murcia

Air France/KLM: Fly From Tel Aviv To JFK, Los Angeles, Miami, Atlanta, Chicago, Or Washington DC From Just $388 Round-Trip!

Bookable on AirFrance.US or on  KLM via SkyScanner. Read this before commenting: Air France and KLM have flights from Tel Aviv to JFK with 1 stop in Paris or Amsterdam for just $388-$457 round-trip! Some dates have short connections available while other dates have longer connections that will allow time to explore the connection city. Some […]
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The Lancet Psychiatry: Daily use and high potency cannabis linked to higher rates of psychosis

Daily cannabis use, especially of high potency cannabis, is strongly linked to the risk of developing psychosis, according to a case-control study from 11 sites across Europe, published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal. In cities where high potency cannabis is widely available, such as London and Amsterdam, a significant proportion of new cases of psychosis are associated with daily cannabis use and high potency cannabis.
Tags: Europe, Science, London, Amsterdam

KLM refuses to book hotel for stranded passengers

Exclusive: Dutch airline's claim that 'Only individual travellers are allowed to book rooms' in Amsterdam is false [Author: Simon Calder]
Tags: Amsterdam, KLM, Simon Calder

Buyer beware: Amsterdam seeks to ban buy-to-let on newbuild homes

London and others will be watching closely as Dutch city tries to tackle housing shortageAmsterdam has drawn up plans to ban the rental of new-build homes on city land, as part of a spate of policies to combat spiralling house prices, housing shortages and over-saturation of tourism.The plan from its housing chief states: “Investors are buying Amsterdam homes more and more frequently, intending to rent them out. This means that ‘normal’ house-buyers have less of a chance in the housing market, a...
Tags: Europe, Business, London, World news, Netherlands, Amsterdam

Myspace lost all the music its users uploaded between 2003 and 2015

It's been a year since the music links on Myspace stopped working; at first the company insisted that they were working on it, but now they've admitted that all those files are lost: "As a result of a server migration project, any photos, videos, and audio files you uploaded more than three years ago may no longer be available on or from Myspace. We apologize for the inconvenience and suggest that you retain your back up copies. If you would like more information, please contact our Data Protec...
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Loew calls up three rookies as Boateng, Hummels and Muller in the cold

Berlin (AFP) – Germany head coach Joachim Loew on Friday named three debutants in his squad to face the Netherlands in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier as well as a friendly against Serbia next week. Loew has called up RB Leipzig right-back Lukas Klostermann, Hertha Berlin centre-back Niklas Stark and Werder Bremen midfielder Maximilian Eggestein as he attempts to inject fresh energy into his squad after deciding to no longer select veteran World Cup winners Jerome Boateng, Mats Hummels and Th...
Tags: Germany, Berlin, Sport, Soccer, Manchester City, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Serbia, Bayern Munich, Wolfsburg, Werder Bremen, Julian Draxler, Leipzig, Afp, Müller, Loew

Manchester United vs. Barcelona highlights Champions League quarterfinals draw

NYON, Switzerland — A new generation of Manchester United players will have to get through Barcelona to win the Champions League. And Lionel Messi will still be there. United was drawn Friday to face Barcelona in the Champions League quarterfinals, hosting the first leg on April 10. Also Friday, Tottenham was drawn to face Manchester City in an all-English pairing, Liverpool will face Porto, and Ajax will meet Juventus. The first legs will be played April 9-10, with the return games April 16-17....
Tags: London, Sports, Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Wembley Stadium, Amsterdam, Manchester, Tottenham, Real Madrid, Portugal