A court in The Hague on Wednesday banned the shipping of three Samsung Galaxy smartphones to Europe as of October 13, ruling that the company has infringed an Apple photo management patent.
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A major supplier of industrial sorting systems based in the Netherlands has repelled two attacks by the dangerous Stuxnet worm, while separately, the Dutch nuclear power plant Borssele is on high alert.
The Dutch parliament on Wednesday approved a plan that will mandate the use of open standards and open source within government organizations. An "open source police" and an open source hotline will enforce compliance with the new rules.