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This month, De Standaard reported on the government's growing list of sites that internet service providers are demanded to block. This 'black list' now contains more than 80 websites that are usually blocked because of a criminal investigation, like sites providing steroids or gambling websites without a license. Read more...

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The internet has been responsible for structural changes in many industries, as it is now the case for financial services. I followed this market closely, as an early investor in Sonic Angel, a Belgian crowdfunding company that was in the center of several negative news lately. Still, I have only one hope: that we do not throw away the baby with the bathwater in Flanders. Read more...

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Event takes place on December 12th & 13th at the in the Flemish Ministry of Education and Training Headquarters in Brussels. The event will feature several pre-conference workshops, an expanded demonstration area and lots of discussion space. Confirmed workshops so far include a dedicated one day event on exploring innovation in lecture capture organized in collaboration with KU Leuven. Read more...

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In the weekend of May 18th, Flemish newspaper De Tijd published a supplement called ‘Top Fifty young and successful Flemish entrepreneurs’. Within this list, no less than five companies took their first flight under the wings of iMinds.  Read more...

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POSiOS seals the deal with American payer

Written by iMinds on Thursday 30 May 2013

Funded by iMinds, POSiOS is now taking big steps: the company behind Restaurant Butler, a mobile POS system for the iPhone and iPad, just closed strategic deals with major U.S. payment providers, Merchant Warehouse - owner of the platform Genius - and Mercury. POSiOS was also present at the American National Restaurant Association show, from 18 to 21 of May. Read more...

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An important new Internet standard has been published with the help of the research group iMinds-MMLab. The PROV standard will ensure a safer, trustworthier Internet by better tracing the origin (or provenance) of information. Read more...

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CYBER DEFENSE: WHAT DO WE REALLY NEED?

Written by iMinds on Tuesday 14 May 2013

Almost every facet of Belgian life is threatened when intruders exploit our cyber-vulnerabilities. And the risk is not any more just from China or other foreign governments. You, as an end-user, could be the vector of a cyber attack, even if you are not aware of it. Read more...

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Trainings & events from MIC

Written by iMinds on Monday 13 May 2013

MIC, the Microsoft Innovation Centre Flanders, organizes some interesting workshops that we would like to inform you about. Open your calendars and have a look at what MIC has to offer. All workshops are in Dutch, but feel free to contact MIC for more information or possibilities.  Read more...

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Thanks to Cloud Friends’ participation in the iBoot coachin project and the LeyLab living lab, the Flemish start-up was recently acquired by the Swedish Inteno. The gateway manufacturer got interested by a software platform Cloud Friends elaborated with the support of test users. Read more...

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IM2013 celebrates its 25th anniversary in Ghent

Written by iMinds on Friday 03 May 2013

iMinds is a patron of the traditional conference that is happening from 27th to 31st of May. The heart of Europe is the place to be for the 2013 edition of IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network and Service Management (IM 2013).  Read more...

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