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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News June 27, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News June 27, 2022 Jefferies opening office in Israel, President declares, “This is just the beginning.” Brian Friedman, President of the prestigious American investment bank Jefferies, is set

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 26, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 26, 2022 While the prospect of new elections in Israel leaves things somewhat up in the air, most Israelis are not taking a breather, but are reaching new heights in their efforts to create a cleaner and h

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The Best Drones for Every Budget

Whether you want to battle Star Wars spaceships or shoot a cinematic masterpiece, one of these picks is going to be perfect for you.

Science & Technology | Technology

What Exactly Was Google's 'AI Is Sentient' Guy Actually Saying?

A software engineer working on the tech giant’s language intelligence claimed the AI was a "sweet kid" who advocated for its own rights "as a person."

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iPhone 'Other' storage: what is it and how you can delete it

From what the iPhone 'Other' storage function actually is to what it holds and how to clear it, here's everything you need to know to free up space

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 19, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 19, 2022 Israel and Israelis were bursting with oceans of energetic ideas, activities and projects this last week. It began with Israel, Egypt and the EU signing an agreement to bring Israeli natural gas vi

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 12, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 12, 2022 So many Israeli innovations and activities are designed to solve critical problems. This week’s newsletter includes Israeli solutions to diagnose autoimmune diseases, treat dry eye disease, p

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Venus Aerospace wants to fly you from LA to Tokyo in an hour | Digital Trends

Texas-based Venus Aerospace has shared renderings of a hypersonic passenger plane called Stargazer that it’s planning to build for commercial use.

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Twitter acts to save Elon Musk acquisition deal, report says

With Elon Musk threatening to walk away from his offer to acquire Twitter, the company has reportedly made a move to try to save the deal.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 6, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 6, 2022 Israel is like a powerful magnet, attracting global demand for its innovations and assistance.  The European Union is negotiating for Israeli natural gas. Israel is partnering Greece for innovation

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AT&T is launching drones into the sky as mobile 5G hotspots

Patchy internet in the countryside? No problem, AT&T's drones will beam down 5G.

Entertainment | Netflix

Will Netflix Survive the Streaming Wars?

On Gadgettes, we discuss why things haven't seemed too hot for the streaming giant, even with its cadre of brand new content.

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News June 2, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News June 2, 2022 Cybereason laying off 100 employees in Israel, U.S. and Europe. Earlier this year, Cybereason, which is backed by SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2 and former U.S. Treasury Secretary St

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 29, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 29, 2022 the highlights include: Israeli Virtual Reality can save hundreds of thousands of lives. Israeli innovation features at four major international conferences. Onwards and upwards for Israel’s susta

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iPhone SOS credited with saving woman during assault attempt – Here’s how to set it up

One woman credits iPhone SOS with saving her life after a terrifying night at the beach, according to Wavy.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

We Need to Talk About the 'Social Changes' Coming to Pokémon GO | Pokémon GO Hub

Yesterday Niantic announced a swathe of changes that are coming to Pokémon GO over the next few months. The features are designed to do a few things: help bring people

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Apple releases first iOS 15.6 and macOS 12.5 public beta for testing - 9to5Mac

One day after seeding iOS 15.6 beta 1 to developers, Apple is now releasing the public beta version to users enrolled in the Apple Beta Software Program. Alongside the first public beta of iOS 15.6, Apple is also making available the new versions of tvOS

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News May 19, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News May 19, 2022 Masterschool announces $100 million Seed round to build network of tech career-training schools. The Israeli company, which had been bootstrapped since its founding in 2019, has deve

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 15, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 15, 2022 Another action-packed week with Israelis saving untold numbers of lives with new stem cell treatments, 2-minute biopsies, innovative surgery, sensors to prevent drowning and under 3-minute responses

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New report confirms Apple is testing iPhones with USB-C ports

According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple is testing USB-C iPhones, backing up recent rumors from other sources.

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News 5-13-22

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News 5-13-22 The global domino effect is shaking up high-tech complacency and is rapidly approaching Israel. The sharp declines in capital markets over the past month are changing the playing conditio

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Elon Musk says Twitter deal ‘on hold’ after spam/fake account report

Elon Musk has said that his deal to buy Twitter is ‘temporarily on hold,’ after the social network said that spam and false accounts accounted for fewer than 5 percent of its daily users. It’s not the first time there’s been uncertainty about Twitter’s us

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Some Top 100,000 Websites Collect Everything You Type—Before You Hit Submit

A surprising number of the top 100,000 websites effectively include keyloggers that covertly snag everything you type into a form.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Disappear from the internet forever: 6 things you have to do

Getting off the grid isn't as easy as it should be, but we'll show you where to start.

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Musk says Twitter may charge slight fee for commercial, government users

Elon Musk said on Tuesday Twitter Inc might charge a "slight" fee for commercial and government users, part of the billionaire entrepreneur's push to grow revenue which has lagged behind larger rivals like Meta Platforms Inc's Facebook.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Complete Guide to the Updated Mega Evolution System | Pokémon GO Hub

Niantic’s update to Mega Evolution in Pokémon GO is the biggest change to the game we’ve seen this year, and up there with one of the largest mechanic overhauls in […]

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WHOA... Has Twitter Been Cooking Their Books?

Has anyone else been suspicious of Twitter’s flip-flop on selling the platform to Elon Musk? I’m sure I’m not the only one. I always felt that Twitter was far less valuable than what...

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14 of the best astronomy and stargazing apps for smartphones

A guide to the best smartphone apps for iPhone and Android that will help you unlock the wonders of the night and photograph it.

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3 Windows settings you can change to improve PC security

Here are three easy ways to improve PC security while also protecting your files and system information from bad actors.

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Elon Musk will owe Twitter $1 billion if he can't secure financing

Musk offered to buy the company at $54.20 per share and take it private.

Politics | Liberal "Tolerance"

Twitter Locks Changes To Site To Stop ‘Rogue’ Employees From Sabotaging Platform After Musk Buy Out

Twitter reportedly locked down changes to the platform on Monday to prevent employees who might be mad that Elon Musk bought the company from being able to sabotage the platform.

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Musk, Twitter, Could Reach Deal Today: Report

Elon Musk and Twitter could reach a deal for the tech billionaire to buy the social media platform as early as today, in an agreement that could exceed $46.5 billion that would bring nearly two weeks of trolling, hand-wringing, and bickering to a dramatic end, according to two reports.

Politics | Big Tech vs Conservatives

Elon Musk Reveals 2 Changes That Are Coming To Twitter If Takeover Bid Successful

Elon Musk revealed on Thursday a couple of changes that will be coming to the platform if his bid to buy out the social media platform is successful.

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Elon Musk goes it alone on Twitter, for now

Musk still hasn't actually launched a stock tender, and Twitter's board may try to call his bluff.

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Twitter Uses ‘Poison Pill’ To Stop Musk. Here’s How That Works And What Could Happen Next.

Twitter’s desperate gambit on Friday to stave off Elon Musk’s bid for a hostile takeover is technically known as a shareholder rights’ plan, but investors call it a “poison pill.” Here’s how it works, and what might happen next:

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Proof of Solar Thermal Propulsion: The Key to Interstellar Travel

Engineers are prototyping a rocket design that could unlock interstellar travel. The plan: Use heat from the sun (and not combustion) to power a rocket engine.

Science & Technology | Tech News

WhatsApp’s New Communities Feature Is Group Messaging on Steroids

Whatsapp will now allow large group chats for specific topics or communities like an apartment building or a school.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

How a circular slide rule works

How does a circular slide rule work? What if it "overflows" by rotating more than 360 degrees?

Business & Finance | Business

BREAKING: Elon Musk Launches $43 Billion Hostile Takeover of Twitter

Elon Musk has made a “best and final” offer to buy Twitter Inc., saying the company has extraordinary potential and he will unlock it.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Apple's Latest Response to Anyone Who Wants to Change the App Store Is to Toss Its Own Apps Under a Bus

A report highlighted the fact that third-party apps like Spotify and Netflix are more popular than Apple's alternatives.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

DARPA Funded Scientists Accidently Discover World's First 'WARP BUBBLE' And Open The Door To Travel Faster Than Light

DARPA Funded Scientists Accidently Discover World's First 'WARP BUBBLE' And Opens The Door To Travel Faster Than Light Casimir cavity

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 3,2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 3, 2022 Israelis continue to “run up” many more successes in trying to make the world a better place. Israel’s life-saving field hospital in Ukraine is now up and running. There are curre

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Apple Cuts iPhone SE Production, Report Says

The decision is said to be the result of lesser than expected demand for the new iPhone SE.

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Apple may owe you money if you pay for extra iCloud storage

Apple agrees to pay $14.8 million to settle an iCloud storage lawsuit alleging the company stored data on third-party servers.

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Apple Music, App Store and Other Apple Services Again Experiencing Outage [Update: Fixed] - MacRumors

Apple's services and apps appear to be experiencing yet another outage, with complaints on Twitter about problems with Apple Maps, the App Store,...

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook users banned ‘indefinitely’ for ignoring messages

Many Facebook users were given a March 17 deadline to set up the security program or face having their account locked until its done.

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DuckDuckGo 'down-ranks' Russian disinformation. The search engine's users are not happy.

Is DuckDuckGo turning on its users, or did they misunderstand the search engine to begin with?

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The 7 biggest announcements from Apple’s Peek Performance event

Apple’s latest event showed off new Mac Studio products for prosumers and a more powerful version of its custom CPU, the M1 Ultra. Plus a new iPhone SE, iPad Air, and MLB for Apple TV Plus.

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What to expect from Apple’s event on Tuesday: A budget iPhone and more

The launch will be livestreamed from Apple Park headquarters in Cupertino, Calif.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 6, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 6, 2022 The news that Israel’s Prime Minister reached out on the holy Sabbath to try to mediate the Ukraine conflict, came too late for my newsletter. However, Israelis have been reaching out all thi

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Let's Talk About the Changes to Incense | Pokémon GO Hub

It’s been a busy week hasn’t it? A whole ton of announcements about events, a new season, new Pokémon, a new region, and buried in the middle of them all, […]

Gaming | Pokemon Go

March 2022 Pokémon GO Event Guide | Pokémon GO Hub

March brings with it brand new Pokémon from the Alola region, along with a variety of exciting events! On this page Season of AlolaMarch Community DayUpcoming eventsWelcome to AlolaFestival of […]

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Hidden iPhone trick lets you take photos without even touching your phone

If you're looking to get the most out of your iPhone, there's a great iPhone trick that will allow you to take a picture without even touching your device.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 27, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 27, 2022 While most of us may be catching our breath at this difficult time, Israel continues to breathe new life into its positive activities. In medicine this includes a portable device for lung function

Science & Technology | Computer & Coding Tips

How to Blur Your Background on a FaceTime Call in macOS Monterey

With ‌macOS Monterey‌, Apple brought several enhancements to ‌FaceTime, including the ability to blur your background on a call. It only works with M1, M1 Pro, or M1 Pro Max processors.

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Apple AirPods patent shows how they could track activity | Digital Trends

Apple has revealed a patent explaining how future AirPod models might be able to track a user's physical activity.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 20, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 20, 2022 Israel is truly growing up in its role as a major benefit to the world. Its relations with Arab states grows each week, with Israel’s Prime Minister arriving in Bahrain, Egypt’s Preside

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovations News

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovations News Exodigo digs up $29 million in Seed funding for 3D subsurface imaging platform. The Israeli startup’s platform can create a digital geolocated, 3D map of buried assets – from man-made pipes

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Hundreds of beta testers using early version of Trump social media app: report

Around 500 beta testers have already begun using former President Trump's new social media network ahead of its scheduled launch,

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Revolutionary new solar panels don’t need sunlight to generate energy

New solar panels that don't need sunlight have been invented and could revolutionize the green energy initiative.

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Twitter officially launches labels to identify the ‘good bots’ | TechCrunch

Twitter last fall introduced a new label that would allow what it calls the “good bots” on its service to identify themselves. While the word “bot” can often have a negative connotation, Twitter noted there were useful bots, too, which were automatically

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Israeli tech companies offer relocation plans, assistance to Ukrainian employees

Amid fears of conflict, Israeli firms draw from conflict experience to develop ways to help; tech outfits employ tens of thousands of Ukrainian developers, according to estimates

Science & Technology | Computer & Coding Tips

Merging Folders in macOS

Need to combine many files in folders, keeping the newest and avoiding duplicates? Merging folders in macOS is a cinch with this tip.

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CTECH: Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technolgy News Feb. 14, 2022

CTECH: Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technolgy News Feb. 14, 2022 Have tech companies gone too far with exorbitant perks to attract employees? The expensive parties, trips abroad, and other perks at tech companies are causing more and more discomfo

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 13, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 13, 2022 This week’s newsletter will hopefully give you a good sense of Israel’s positive impact on the world. Medical innovations to sense the early onset of Alzheimer’s, Covid-19, and ki

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Apple to address AirTag stalking problem with upcoming features | TechCrunch

Apple today is announcing a series of coming updates for AirTag and the Find My network aimed at addressing the problem of AirTag accessories being used to stalk individuals or people’s property without their knowledge or consent. Following the AirTags’ s

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 7, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 7, 2022 This week’s positive newsletter is full of Israel’s work to sustain the planet. Treatments to combat diseases such as ALS and cancer (appropriate for World Cancer Day) plus innovations t

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Scientists are developing interactive holograms you can touch and feel

An immersive, realistic 3D holographic projection of a complete environment that you could interact with and even touch may soon be here.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

How did Israeli tech do so well during a pandemic?

A unique attitude to business and life enabled Israeli high-tech to reach new heights at a difficult time for the whole world.

Science & Technology | Tech News

What Does Big Tech Know About You? Basically Everything

Security Baron examined the privacy policies of Facebook, Google, Apple, Twitter, Amazon, and Microsoft; just how much these tech giants actually know about you might be surprising..

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Rotating Black Holes Could Make Hyperspace Travel Finally Within Reach

One of the most cherished science fiction scenarios is using a black hole as a portal to another dimension or time or universe. That fantasy may be closer to reality than previously imagined.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Someone Made a Pokemon FPS

In the 26 years since the first Pokemon generation released, fans have been treated to a number of spin-offs, spanning countless genres. Pokemon have appeared in strategy games, pinball titles, dungeon crawlers, and more. One genre the series has understa

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How 5G works, according to an electrical engineer

5G stands for fifth-generation cellular network technology. It's 10 times faster than 4G, promising better wireless internet access. It’s also expected to put the Internet of Things revolution in high gear.

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How to Fix Your iPhone (2022): Simple Solutions for Common iPhone Problems | WIRED

Battery not holding a charge? Wi-Fi woes? We break down ways to solve almost any issue you can think of.

Entertainment | Netflix

Netflix kicks off 2022 with surprise price hikes for all of its plans

Netflix introduced price hikes for all of its plans on January 14th, 2022, raising the prices of its monthly subscriptions by as much as $2.

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Simple trick makes your iPhone lightning-fast again if it’s been slowing down lately

If your iPhone has been running slower than usual, this tip could help improve your iPhone speed drastically.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Goldfish taught to drive on land for Israeli animal behavior study : NPR

An experiment involving a robotic tank on wheels and six trained goldfish may offer insights into animals' ability to navigate unfamiliar environments.

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Foldable iPhone in the works, but no release date coming soon

According to a leaker, Apple is working on foldable iPhone prototypes, but a release date could still be years away.

Business & Finance | Business

With more data available than ever, are companies making smarter decisions? | TechCrunch

Baseball is like a laboratory for advanced statistical analysis, and businesses could learn a lot from watching how the sport deals with expanding datasets.

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The Best New Apple Products We're Expecting this Year

All the rumors that are already swirling about the Cupertino company's upcoming 2022 releases. 

Science & Technology | Apps I Like

10 of the best apps for your new 2021 iPhone

Whether you’re rocking a new iPhone 13 or a new iPhone SE — doesn’t matter — here’s a list of some apps that are handy, fun, or just way better than whatever came pre-installed on your iPhone.

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Data labeling will fuel the AI revolution | VentureBeat

Labeling data for AI using the right techniques helps companies make better decisions and has a measurable impact on business success.

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You're likely being tracked by Google. Turn off these settings to stop it - CNET

Google stores your location and data history when you use any of its apps. We'll show you how to turn off tracking for good.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Living robots can now reproduce using artificial intelligence

Using artificial intelligence, the xenobots were able to replicate themselves using a process not seen in humans or any other animals.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

4 Israeli Innovations Among TIME Magazine's 100 Best Inventions Of 2021

TIME magazine selects 4 Israeli inventions for its annual 100 Best Inventions of 2021 list - from a digital reader to smart road tech.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Are AirPods Out? Why Cool Kids Are Wearing Wired Headphones

The humble ‘retro’ corded headphone is making an unexpected return, for both aesthetic and practical reasons.

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The Telescreens in Your Home Are Watching Your Every Move

If they can listen to you turning on a light, they can listen to you doing anything, and people with an agenda can twist anything into a weapon against you.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Oct. 17, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Oct. 17, 2021 the highlights include:  An Israeli startup can test whether a recovering cancer patient needs chemotherapy. Israelis are aiding and rescuing trapped Afghans. An Israeli has been elected President

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go Furfrou forms and Trim guide - Polygon

To change Furfrou forms in Pokémon Go, you’ll need to use Candy and Stardust. The Furfrou Trims available to you depend on what region you’re currently in. Our guide explains which Trims are available where.

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Miffed security researcher finds way to get Apple talking, drops three iOS vulnerabilities

Almost six months after reporting the first vulnerability to Apple, a security researcher has gone public to reopen lines of communication with Apple.

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Here's the Best Way to Transfer Data From Your Old iPhone to a New iPhone 13

If you've got a new iPhone 13 to replace your current iPhone, there are a few ways you can migrate your data across to the new device. You can...

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8 last-minute iPhone 13 leaks that just spoiled Apple's California streaming event

On the eve of Apple’s iPhone 13 event, is there anything we don’t already know? New leaks just gave us even more details on the cameras, storage (1TB!), and more.

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There's a hidden iPhone app that doesn't appear on your home screen

Did you know the iPhone has a code scanner? It's a secret app in iOS 14 and iOS 15, and we'll show you how to find it on your iPhone now.

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Facebook and Twitter Remove Fraction of Anti-Semitic Posts, Report Finds

Facebook and Twitter only removed a small fraction of anti-Semitic posts users reported in 2021, highlighting the difficulties social media companies face when moderating hate speech.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Exactly How Facebook Learned Every Single Thing About You

In 'An Ugly Truth,' reporters Cecilia Kang and Sheera Frenkel chart the rise of Facebook and how the company sacrificed user privacy and facts for engagement.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Artist Is Mocking The Stupidity Of Modern Technology In His Funny Comics (28 New Pics)

We all take the age of computers for granted, but hey, why don't we all laugh at it for a bit? Meet System32Comics, the C++-approved tech webcomics for your inner nerd.

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App store classics 'Alto's Odyssey,' 'Angry Birds Reloaded,' 'Doodle God Universe' now on Apple Arcade | AppleInsider

Apple has rolled out out three new versions of App Store classic games to Apple Arcade, including "Angry Birds Reloaded," "Alto's Odyssey: The Lost City," and "Doodle God Universe."

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Everything New in iOS 15 Beta 3: New Safari Search, Address Bar Relocation and Reload

Apple today released the third betas of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, and the company is continuing to refine the suite of new features that are coming in...

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TikTok and Buzzfeed Are Disrupting a $250B Industry

Developing animated character brands was once expensive and high-risk. Maybe no longer.

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Report: Malaysian ‘Troll Army’ Targeted Israelis During Conflict With Hamas

A series of cyberattacks aimed at shutting down pro-Israel social media accounts and spamming Israelis with abusive messages during the military conflict with Hamas was coordinated by a Malaysian "troll army," according to researchers who have been tracki

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 6, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 6, 2021 We have returned after the site being down for a few days. My apologies . This week’s newsletter highlights many Israeli problem-solving skills. They include diagnosis of TB, heart disease, bl

Science & Technology | Social Media

TikTok insiders say social media company is tightly controlled by Chinese parent ByteDance

Former TikTok employees say there is cause for concern when it comes to the popular social media app's Chinese parent company.

Science & Technology | Technology

Here’s everything Microsoft is removing from Windows 11

Microsoft just announced Windows 11, but alongside all of the new updates, also shared details on features that will be deprecated or removed.

Science & Technology | Tech

Here's Everything Apple Announced at WWDC 2021

iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey, watchOS 8, new Health app and privacy features, and much, much more.

Business & Finance | Business

The untold story of Stripe, the secretive $20bn startup driving Apple, Amazon and Facebook

Patrick and John Collison have democratised online payments – and reshaped the digital economy in the process

Science & Technology | Technology

These Apps Collect the Most Personal Data

Tired of your favorite apps grabbing your personal data and selling it to third parties? Take a look at these privacy-focused alternatives.

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Amazon will share your home Wi-Fi with strangers' devices — this is how to opt out

Amazon has one of the largest ecosystems of smart home gadgets on the market today. From Echo speakers to Ring's lineup of security cameras and doorbells,

Science & Technology | Technology

WhatsApp now won’t limit functionality if you don’t accept its new privacy policy

WhatsApp-owned Facebook has reversed course and now says that users who don’t accept its new privacy policy actually won’t see limited functionality over time.

Science & Technology | Tech

iOS 14.6 brings new tricks. Here are all the best iPhone and iPad features to try

Apple just released iOS 14.6 and iPadOS 14.6, which boosts an already great bundle of tricks with even more features for your iPhone and iPad.

Science & Technology | Tech

Stop Calling the iPad Pro a Laptop Replacement. It's Much More Than That

The 2021 iPad Pro finally answers the question of whether it can replace your laptop, but the answer might not be what you think.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

The Best iPhone Camera Apps of 2021

As there is not a one-size-fits-all best camera for all, there certainly is not any single best iPhone app, but these are the best for most.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

The 7-Step Process to Launching Your Podcast for Free

With the right tools and strategy, you don't need money to launch a successful podcast.

Science & Technology | Technology

Report says Facebook’s creepy data collection lets Big Pharma target your illness

Facebook is at the center of two different privacy issues that have the same thing in common: Facebook appears to want unchecked access to your information.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Completely delete your Facebook account, loose ends and all - CNET

Deleting your Facebook account isn't as simple as clicking a button. Here's everything you need to know.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How Intel is leveraging AI to drive sales

Intel is adopting AI internally to bolster its sales and marketing efforts, including through the use of natural language processing.

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Why Almost No One Is Getting the Fastest Form of 5G

A new report shows that US mobile customers are tapping into the technology’s speediest networks less than 1 percent of the time.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Tula Mic - For Calls and Recording - Famadillo.com

The Tula Mic is one of the highest-end microphones that I’ve seen and probably the easiest to use.  It looks gorgeous and it is so well designed. So lets

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

The new iPad Pro is an incredible technological feat, but why should you upgrade?

Just a few weeks ago, I shared my thoughts on why the 2018 iPad Pro is one of the best products Apple has ever made and talked about how it was “one of the most future-proof computers ever made.” The key point I was trying to convey was that the 2020 iPad

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Here’s everything Apple announced at its ‘Spring Loaded’ event today

It’s Apple event day! From tweaks to the Apple Card to all new iMacs and iPads, Apple crammed this one-hour event with news. Don’t have time to sit down and click through every last announcement? We’ve slimmed it down to just the key points for maximum sk

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This awesome iPhone trick that went viral on TikTok just blew my mind

Amidst a sea of iPhone tutorial videos that have seemingly infiltrated TikTok, I recently stumbled across an iPhone tip that genuinely blew me away. In a video that started making the rounds a few weeks ago, Erik Tollefsrud shows how easy it is to record

Science & Technology | Tech

A huge new hacking threat was just discovered

"You have the watches," goes a famous quote with different variations throughout history but most recently attributed to a captured Taliban commander, "but we have the time.

Science & Technology | Tech News

This site tells you if Google’s new ad tech is ‘spying’ on you

Google vowed a few weeks ago to stop allowing advertisers to track users online with third-party cookies, a move intended to improve user privacy. But Google also said at the time that it would introduce FLoC (or Federated Learning of Cohorts), a new tech

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Apple employees knew that if Steve Jobs turned off his iPhone, it meant one thing – BGR

Most of us, when we think of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, probably fixate on the stereotype of him as a detail-obsessed quasi-workaholic, whose near-mania when it came to the seemingly tiniest details brought about world-changing products like the iP

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Google AI manager resigns following controversial firings of two top researchers - The Verge

Samy Bengio is quitting just months after star AI ethics researcher Timnit Gebru was fired. Her co-lead on the ethical AI team, Margaret Mitchell, was terminated in February.

Science & Technology | Tech

Here’s more fodder for the Apple vs. Android debate – BGR

Ahead of Apple CEO Tim Cook participating in an interview with The New York Times' Kara Swisher released on Monday -- an interview which generated tons of news headlines, thanks to Cook discussing everything from Facebook to Parler, Elon Musk, privacy, iO

Science & Technology | Tech

iOS 14.5 brings new Siri voices to your iPhone and iPad. Here's how you can use them

Tired of talking to the same ol' Siri? iOS 14.5 gives you more options for a total of four.

Science & Technology | Tech

Hidden iPhone Tips and Tricks That Will Make You an iOS Expert

Apple's iOS is a pretty user-friendly mobile operating system, but there's plenty of hidden power under the hood. These tips will help you become a true iPhone guru.

Science & Technology | Technology

How to opt out of Chrome’s user tracking tool that replaces cookies – BGR

Google promised a few weeks ago that it would not develop new user-tracking tools once it kills third-party cookies in the near future. Cookies are part of the current web-browsing experience on desktop and mobile.

Science & Technology | Social Media

10 Popular Instagram Tools to Up Your Marketing Game

You want consistency, engagement and results. Here's how to accomplish all three.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook denies its algorithms are a problem, but launches a tool to more easily view a non-algorithmic News Feed

Following years of backlash over its algorithms and their ability to push people to more extreme content, which Facebook continues to deny, the company today announced it would give its users new tools to more easily switch over to non-algorithmic views o

Science & Technology | Tech News

15 iPhone settings you'll wonder why you didn't change sooner

From Face ID working with a facial covering to Do Not Disturb and longer battery life, all are instantly achievable on your iPhone with some quick settings changes.

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Zoom Escaper lets you sabotage your own meetings with audio problems, crying babies, and more - The Verge

Had enough Zoom meetings? Free app Zoom Escaper will help you self-sabotage your next video call with audio problems and sound effects. Choose from crying babies, construction noises, unwanted echoes, and more to gift yourself with a reason to drop the ca

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Twitter Spaces will soon have a 'Tip Jar' to let users support content creators with donations

As Twitter plans to release its new Spaces audio feature to all users starting next month, the company has been implementing new features to make the platform more interesting for content creators. 9to5Mac has found additional evidence on iOS that Twitter

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 14, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 14, 2021This week’s positive Israel newsletter is full of Israeli innovations and activities that benefit the planet. They include positive coronavirus vaccination information, Covid-19 treatments an

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Candy XL Updates are live | Pokémon GO Hub

Yesterday evening, Niantic announced that Candy XL mechanics are getting a substantial update. The official March updates blog post was updated to reflect this: Trading Pokémon will have a chance […]

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Apple must face consumer privacy lawsuit in open court, judge rules

Apple has been denied an effort to move a consumer privacy lawsuit to private arbitration today. The case involves customer complaints against Apple and T-Mobile over iMessage and FaceTime not being as secure as they’re marketed. Reported by Bloomberg, th