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Instagram could be working on a paid verification feature

Instagram might be considering the possibility of offering paid verification to users, based on code seen by reverse engineer Alessandro Paluzzi..

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Ghostwriter add-in brings ChatGPT integration to Microsoft Word

A third-party add-in for Microsoft Word called Ghostwriter brings ChatGPT integration to the productivity software, but it'll cost you.

Business & Finance | Business

Twitter to end free access to its API in Elon Musk’s latest monetization push

Twitter will discontinue offering free access to the Twitter API starting February 9 and will launch a paid version.

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Feb. 1, 2023

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Feb. 1, 2023   Cyber startup founded by Unit 8200 Commander raises $30 million Series A. Sentra, which took its total funding since its founding 18 months ago to $53 million, was co-founded by Asaf K

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

Why A Normal Person From 20 Years Ago Looks Like A Monk Today

When I took out a smartphone at a baseball game in 2002, I was the only one in the whole stadium. I looked weird as hell to my friends, chatting to someone in the UK over GPRS. Now everyone has a…

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Fuel Costs of Electric Vehicles Overtake Gas-Powered Cars: Study

The cost to fuel electric vehicles in the United States is higher than gas-powered cars for the first ...

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 29, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 29, 2023 This week’s positive Israel newsletter is full of healthy facts and innovations. Israel’s subsidized medical treatments have just received a record annual increase of funds. There is ne

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Scientists Actually Built a Working Tractor Beam: How It Works

Scientists built a working tractor beam—the first example of one that pulls objects visible to the naked eye. That's a huge deal.

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CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 26, 2023

CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 26, 2023   Qualcomm set to cut dozens of jobs in Israel in new round of layoffs. The U.S. chip giant, which acquired Israeli startup Cellwize for $350 million last June, employs 700 people in Isr

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Scientists discover anti-aging gene that rewinds heart age by 10 years

Researchers from England and Italy have discovered an anti-aging gene in a population of centenarians that can halt decay in heart function and rewind the heart's biological age.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn - Global - Leek Duck | Pokémon GO News and Resources

Pokémon GO Tour returns in 2023 for Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas and Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Global! Get ready to head to Las Vegas and have a chance to catch most Pokémon from the Hoenn Region of Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire— –

Science & Technology | Computer & Coding Tips

Which disk image format? – The Eclectic Light Company

Plain read/write (UDRW), sparse image (UDSP), and sparse bundle (UDSB) compared for storage efficiency, performance, and convenience.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 22, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 22, 2023 Spectacular!  There is no other word to describe some of the latest incredible Israeli innovations in this week’s newsletter. Four exciting cancer treatment developments; a life-changing por

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CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 19, 2023

CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 19, 2023   She-VC | “I get asked if my partner is the one making the decisions or whether the money comes from my parents.” Liron Azrielant, Managing Partner at Meron Capital, is one of the f

Science & Technology | Technology

Duolingo is probably a better Alzheimer’s treatment than the newest breakthrough drug

Numerous studies have shown that bilingualism is incredibly effective at warding off the debilitating symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

Science & Technology | Technology

How to clear RAM on iPhone | Tom's Guide

iPhone stuttering and sluggish? Learn how to clear memory on iPhone

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 11, 2023

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 11, 2023 Investments in Israeli startups plummeted 42% in 2022, cybersecurity hit hardest. According to reports released by Start-Up Nation Central (SNC), SNPI, IVC, and LeumiTech, the total volume o

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Elon Musk confirms huge change to Twitter

Elon Musk has announced one of – if not the most – well-known characteristics of Twitter will change next month.
One of the biggest changes to the “microbl

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 8, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 8, 2023 Already in 2023 we see Israel building for a better future.  And it promises to be a healthier future for everyone, with Israeli treatments for cancer, migraine, essential tremor, burns, and dental

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

How the Slowest Computer Programs Illuminate Math’s Fundamental Limits | Quanta Magazine

The goal of the “busy beaver” game is to find the longest-running computer program. Its pursuit has surprising connections to some of the most profound…

Science & Technology | Tech

Change this iPhone setting to thwart thieves who might steal your phone

iPhone thieves will try to enable Airplane Mode on the device - here’s how to block Control Center access right now.

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 4, 2023

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 4, 2023 2022 VC Survey | “The pivot away from Russia and China in the tech sector is hard to overstate.” Moshe Friedman, Head of Amdocs Ventures, speaks about how geopolitics plays a role in inve

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Video Shows Human Brain Cells in Dish Teaching Themselves to Play a Videogame

In Scientists were, for the first time, able to show that 800,000 living brain cells trapped in a petri dish can be taught how to play the videogame Pong.

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More social media regulation is coming in 2023, members of Congress say

Legislators and advocates say they are looking to further regulate social media companies in 2023.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 1, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 1, 2023 We leave 2022 looking forward to another year of Israeli innovations, discoveries and positive achievements. This newsletter publicizes new Israeli therapies that allow us to look forward to eradica

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Why Don’t Apple iPads Have a Calculator?

Apple’ s iPad is a versatile computing device that has pretty much anything a user could ever want—except a standard calculator. Here’ s why.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

The 20 Biggest Software Flops of All Time

It weighs nothing and often requires dozens or even hundreds of people to make. And sometimes software fails spectacularly.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The paradox of light goes beyond wave-particle duality - Big Think

Einstein helped us understand the dual nature of light, which can act as both a particle and a wave. But, light continues to perplex us.

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CTECH:Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Dec. 27, 2022

CTECH:Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Dec. 27, 2022   After the hangover of 2022, the real pain for high-tech will come in 2023. The big test of the upcoming year, which will decide which companies survive the crisis and perhaps get stron

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Modern Tech is Outrunning Jewish “Walking” Halakha

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Modern Tech is Outrunning Jewish “Walking” Halakha   The word “Halakha” (Jewish Law) stems from the root “to walk.” For the past two millennia, since it began to expand (some would say supplant) biblical la

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Invisibility shield: A UK-based company designs invisibility shields that you can buy today

Invisibility shields were an internet rage a few years ago. Now, they are a reality that you can get your hands on.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 25, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 25, 2022 So many Israeli innovations and activities illuminate all of our lives. In this latest positive newsletter, cancer and cystic fibrosis patients on trials of the latest Israeli treatments will hope

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 18, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 18, 2022   The phrase “At the double” is a particularly appropriate title this week. Not only are Israeli innovations and achievements continuing at an incredibly fast pace, but they now se

Science & Technology | Technology

AI Image Generators are a New Frontier of Copyright Confusion

A disagreement between two artists selling on Adobe Stock highlights a major issue: who owns what when it comes to AI generated art?

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Dec. 13, 2022

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Dec. 13, 2022   Playtika confirms lay off of 610 employees, 15% of team. The gaming giant announced it is making significant cutbacks, which will include redeploying staff, winding down non-core init

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 11, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 11, 2022 Israel was ranked the 5th safest country in the world for tourists in a recent study using U.N. and W.H.O. statistics of rates per capita of homicides, vehicle accidents, disease, and other causes

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iOS 16.2 Has 36 Huge Changes You Need to Know About Before Updating Your iPhone « iOS & iPhone :: Gadget Hacks

Apple's next big software update includes an entirely new Apple app, a controversial change in the TV app, better Siri control, an improved Shortcuts app, interesting Safari upgrades, Apple Music Sing, and more. Keep reading to see what iOS 16.2 has to of

Science & Technology | Tech News

SpaceX unveils Starshield, a military variation of Starlink satellites

Elon Musk's SpaceX is expanding its Starlink satellite technology into military applications with a new business line called Starshield.

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Dec. 6, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Dec. 6, 2022 Cybersecurity unicorn Aqua axes 10% of workforce. The Israeli cloud security company will be laying off 65 employees in total. Read more DataRails lays off 18% of team. The financial p

Science & Technology | Technology

Newer iPhones Allow You to Measure Someone's Height Instantly — Here's How - MacRumors

iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max, iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max, and iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max models feature a LiDAR Scanner next to the rear camera that can...

Gaming | Video Games

How it feels to die in a permadeath game after five years | PC Gamer

On Wednesday, April 24, Twitch streamer Phil Watson was playing Minecraft, just like he does most days, for a small audience of a dozen or so viewers. He was digging a new mineshaft when things went t

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

How to Stop Autocorrect From Sabotaging Your Texts

Changing a few preferences in your iPhone settings is all you have to do to make autocorrect a help instead of a hindrance.

Science & Technology | Tech

iPhone vs Android: Which is better for photography?

Want to know who makes the best smartphones for photographers? Amy Davies discovers whether the Android or iPhone camera is the better option.

Miscellaneous | Other Stories

If These Apps Are Still on Your Phone, Someone May Be Spying on You

Some of those apps you love and have come to rely on could be posing more of a danger than they're worth. Here's what you need to know.

Gaming | Video Games

You've Been Playing 'Super Mario Bros.' Wrong Your Whole Life

We've all bounced through Super Mario Bros. but few of us have done it the right way.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Season of Mythical Wishes | Pokémon GO Hub

Welcome to the Season of Mythical Wishes, a new Pokémon GO Season that lasts from December 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to March 1, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. For the first time more XXS and XXL Pokémon will be in the wild, and new bonuses will be in effect! Season

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

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 27, 2022 The Israeli technology detailed in this week’s positive newsletter gives us a taste of the future benefits for everyone. In medicine, Israeli scientists have developed cancer-killing antibodi

Science & Technology | Technology

How to Record Video With Background Music on iPhone - MacRumors

This article explains how to record a video on iPhone while playing music from any app. Keep reading to learn how it works. Have you noticed that...

Science & Technology | Technology

Elon Musk Just Exposed Twitter’s Censorship Problem in One Simple Tweet

Elon Musk just destroyed progressive attempts to gaslight conservatives about the company's censorship practices.

Science & Technology | Technology

This hidden Apple Watch feature is stellar — try it now | Tom's Guide

This hidden Apple Watch feature lets you use the Astronomy watch face to see where our solar system's planets align in the past and future.

Science & Technology | Technology

How to take screenshots on any model of iPhone and iPad

Want to save what's on your screen? Check out the quick and simple steps to take screenshots on any model of iPhone and iPad.

Science & Technology | Technology

10 Tips to Have Secret Text Conversations on Your iPhone

While Apple works on its privacy features for text messages, you can use these tips and workarounds to have secret conversations on your iPhone.

Science & Technology | Technology

Elon Musk Insta-Killed His Latest Twitter Verification Scheme

Elon Musk nuked Twitter’s new official verification system not long after everyone pointed out how random it was

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Nov. 22, 2022

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Nov. 22, 2022 Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales on online toxicity, Musk, and the battle for internet accuracy. “I sent Musk an email offering help, I am happy to give him some thoughts,” Wales told CTech. Re

Politics | Politics

Dem Sen. Warner says ‘Trump was right’ about banning China’s TikTok, warns parents against letting kids on app | Fox New

Sen. Mark Warner warned parents not to allow their kids to download TikTok, saying former President Donald Trump "was right" about the China-owned video app.

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

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 20, 2022 Jews read in the Torah this week that our ancestor Abraham lived 175 years. This week’s positive Israel newsletter includes plans for both an Israeli Longevity Center and an Israeli Healthy A

Science & Technology | Technology

How to Remove the Background From Any Image on iPhone

Apple's Visual Lookup feature makes it so easy to remove the messy background from your photos. Learn how to take advantage of it.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple silicon supports the ancient Intel 8080 through a secret extension | TechSpot

Apple revealed its first custom processor, the Apple M1, during an event in November 2020. The chip was met with high praise for cramming loads of power...

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook Takes Sexuality, Address, Politics, Religion Off Your Profile

The update to the world's biggest social network will prevent you from broadcasting certain details in your bio, a farewell to the early days of social media.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

New brain implants ‘read’ words directly from people’s thoughts

In the lab, brain implants can translate internal speech into external signals, technology that could help people who are unable to speak or type.

Science & Technology | Tech

Are AirPods the Hearing Aids of the Future?

New research suggests that personal sound amplification products like earbuds may help some people hear better in certain scenarios

Science & Technology | Social Media

Trump’s TikTok ban might have been right after all - Vox

No matter who controls Congress, Chinese-owned TikTok is in trouble.

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Nov. 16, 2022

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Nov. 16, 2022   Unicorn OwnBackup ousts 15% of workforce. The cloud backup company, valued at $3.35 billion last year, is laying off over 150 employees in Israel and the U.S. Read more Messaging app

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Amazon will reportedly lay off 10,000 employees

Amazon will reportedly lay off around 10,000 employees, becoming the latest tech giant to conduct massive staff cuts.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Scientists Fed the Fibonacci Sequence Into a Quantum Computer and Something Strange Happened

By shooting a laser pulse imitating the Fibonacci Sequence into qubits, physicists created a new phase of matter far better at maintaing a quantum state.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Quantum Experiment Breaks Reality By Seeing Two Versions Of Reality Existing At The Same Time - Blog The Space Academy

We are aware of how skewed our perception of reality is. How we see the world is shaped by our senses, our societies, and our knowledge.

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

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 13, 2022 In the Book of Ecclesiastes, it states that there is nothing new under the sun. While that may be strictly true, Israeli innovations are certainly making good use of the sunshine to generate pollut

Gaming | Pokemon Go

How to add Pokémon GO Egg and Buddy Widgets to your Phone | Pokémon GO Hub

The Greedy Gluttons event brings with it a brand new sort of bonus for an event in Pokémon GO, half hatch distance for the first three incubated eggs of the event, BUT, only if they are incubated using the Pokémon GO Egg Widget. If like me you said… �

Politics | Politics

Election Day: Champaign County, Illinois clerk says cyberattack causing 'connectivity issues'

The Champaign County Clerk’s Office is experiencing connectivity and server performance issues after experiencing what it alleges was a 'cyber-attack.'

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter claims user growth is at an 'all-time high' under Elon Musk

An internal memo shared with Twitter's sales team claimed that user growth under Elon Musk has accelerated to an "all-time high."

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 6, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 6, 2022 In the portion of the Bible that is read in synagogues this week, Abraham and Sarah invite three strangers to share a meal with them. Thousands of years later, their descendants are busy developing

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Golden PokéStops, mysterious Coin and a new Pokémon appear in Pokémon GO | Pokémon GO Hub

Trainers are reporting that mysterious new golden yellow PokéStops are appearing after the Dratini Community Day Classic ends in their region. These new PokéStops seem to be connected to the Paldea region, and the new Strange Coin Pokémon recently discove

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Nov. 2, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Nov. 2, 2022 Equitybee lays off 20% of workforce, stinging employees. The startup connects employees in high-tech companies who want to exercise their options and qualified investors who want to pu

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

Here’s why your Uber driver is going to be taking fewer left turns in the future

Uber said it would be rerouting drivers so they’ll take fewer left turns in an effort to reduce dangerous driving. The company is also expanding its testing of in-car audio and video recording.

Business & Finance | Business

Elon Musk completes Twitter takeover and fires top executives

The world's richest man now owns one of its most influential social media platforms.

Business & Finance | Business

Elon Musk is now officially Twitter's new owner, ending months of costly litigation

Twitter sued Musk in early July after the billionaire said he was walking away from his agreement to purchase the company for $44 billion.

Politics | Politics

Meltdown as Elon Musk enters Twitter headquarters ahead of takeover: ‘Let that sink in!’ | Fox News

Fans and critics alike melted down in reaction to Elon Musk entering Twitter headquarters ahead of his takeover of the company following a lengthy battle.

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Oct. 25, 2022

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Oct. 25, 2022   Cyber unicorn Snyk to sack 198 employees, 14% of workforce. The Israeli-founded company raised $530 million at an $8.5 billion valuation last year. Read more Layoffs in Israeli high-t

Science & Technology | Tech

iOS 16.1 Features: Everything New in iOS 16.1

Apple today released iOS 16.1 to the public after a little over a month of beta testing, adding essential new features to the iOS 16 operating system...

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Your iPhone's Files App Just Became Badass with Its Latest Productivity Update « iOS & iPhone :: Gadget Hacks

If you're not using your iPhone's Files app yet to manage images, documents, and other files on iCloud, third-party cloud services, or your local storage, it's time to start. Apple's built-in file manager is finally a powerhouse with many tricks up its sl

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Oct. 23, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Oct. 23, 2022 Health and Sustainability are two key themes of the Jewish festival of Sukkot (Tabernacles) that Jews just finished celebrating. They also feature heavily in my latest positive Israel newsletter. R

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple's iPhone 14 is much more than an iPhone 13s

Some people say the iPhone 14 is practically an iPhone 13, but that’s not the case: It’s an upgraded iPhone 13 Pro with a great price.

Gaming | Gaming

Upcoming space games: Starfield, Dead Space, Mass Effect 4 & more

The video game industry is hot for space video games at the moment. Here's our list of the top 10 space games you should keep an eye on.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Letters to Niantic: Let's talk about Wayfarer and how can it be improved? | Pokémon GO Hub

Hello Trainers,  Recently I’ve been thinking about the direction that Niantic is taking the Wayfarer program, and what could be done to improve it.  So I asked on Reddit, and we sent out a Tweet and got some interesting responses.  So let’s take s

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Technology & Innovation News Oct. 12, 2022

CTECH: Latest Israeli Technology & Innovation News Oct. 12, 2022 Intel’s Habana Labs lays off 10% of workforce. The chip maker, which was acquired by Intel in 2019 for $2 billion, denied the downturn in the market was behind the decision to fire aro

Science & Technology | Tech

Here’s How to Use Google's New Privacy Tool to Scrub Your Personal Info From Search Results

The search engine's new Results About You tool makes it easier to keep your email and physical address from being seen online.

Science & Technology | Tech

TikTok and others scrape your data, whether you use their apps or not

According to a Consumer Reports (CR) investigation published last week, TikTok has been planting trackers called "pixels" on hundreds of websites. Partnering with security firm Disconnect, CR...

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CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Sept. 29, 2022

CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Sept. 29, 2022 Guesty continues shopping spree with acquisition of hospitality software companies Kigo and HiRUM. The Israeli property management platform, which raised $170 million last month, has made th

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Sleep tips from experts that might surprise you - Vox

How to sleep better (without giving up naps or your phone in bed).

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Complete Mega Evolution Guide | Pokémon GO Hub

A complete guide to Mega evolutions and Mega Levels in Pokémon Go!

Science & Technology | Tech

Starlink speeds have slowed as more people sign up, report shows

The satellite internet service provider is adding customers around the globe, but its growing popularity is impacting its performance.

Gaming | Gaming

Best Nintendo Switch Game And Accessory Deals This Week

Tons of Switch accessories and games are on sale right now, including Splatoon 3, Ring Fit Adventure, Monster Hunter Rise, and more.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Einstein's Mind-Bending Theory of Relativity Passes Yet Another Huge Test - CNET

A satellite has conducted the "most precise test" on a cornerstone of the physicist's famous theory.

Science & Technology | Technology

iOS 16: 10 settings you need to change right now! | Macworld

Whether you're getting an iPhone 14 or updated an old phone, these changes will make iOS 16 better.

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We Are Back: This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 19, 2022

We Are Back: This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 19, 2022 Two prominent themes in this week’s positive Israel newsletter are sustainable Israeli food technology and more life-changing innovations from the minds of Israelis. Following l

Science & Technology | Technology

Why didn’t anyone tell me about this iOS screenshot trick? - The Verge

There’s another hidden touch gesture in iOS that will make your screenshots better. A TikTok video has highlighted how you can hold down on scribble and circles in iOS screenshots to make them neater.

Science & Technology | Tech

3 essential abilities AI is missing

As the AI community puts a growing focus and resources toward data-driven, deep learning–based approaches, experts warn that what seems to be a human-like performance is, in fact, a shallow imitation that misses key components of intelligence.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

This Week in Pokémon GO: September 5-11, 2022 | Pokémon GO Hub

Coming this week in Pokémon GO, commencing 5th September, we have the Psychic Spectacular event, Deoxys Raid Day, Clefairy Commotion and more! We’re currently in the Season of Light in Pokémon GO. Trainers should be aware that event spawns will take

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Why you should really stop charging your phone overnight | ZDNet

Do you plug in your phone every night right before you go to bed? Here's what you should be doing instead.

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple Has Big News Coming Next Month. Here's What We Expect

Apple's next iPhone event will take place on September 7, but it's expected to announce a lot more than just the iPhone 14 in the coming weeks. Here's what to expect.

Science & Technology | Technology

What Apple learned from skeuomorphism and why it still matters | AppleInsider

Apple's focus on skeumorphism changed a decade ago in iOS 7. Here's why Apple started and stopped using it, how it evolved, and why it's still important to interface design.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon GO Fest 2022: Finale Event - Leek Duck | Pokémon GO News and Resources

This year, Trainers around the world have experienced four Pokémon GO Fest events—from the global experience that kicked everything off back in June, to the unique in-person experiences hosted in Berlin, Seattle, and Sapporo. But the fun isn’t over y

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Shiny Pokémon to Look Forward to in Pokémon GO: Part 4 | Pokémon GO Hub

We had some amazing suggestions on Twitter in particular, so I just had to keep this series going. Part 3 included some Mega Pokémon, so for part 4 we’re looking at some regionals, legendaries and more! Yveltal Shiny Yveltal Yveltal is an intriguing Po

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple warns of security flaw for iPhones, iPads and Macs that allows hackers to access devices

Apple said the vulnerability would allow a hacker to impersonate a device's owner and subsequently run any software in their name.

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CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Aug. 18, 2022

CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Aug. 18, 2022   DriveNets secures $262 million Series C at over $2.5 billion valuation. The Israeli company offers communications service providers (CSPs) and cloud providers a new way to build netw

Travel | Travel

American Airlines to buy 20 jets from Boom Supersonic | TechCrunch

American Airlines will buy up to 20 jets from Boom Supersonic, an aircraft maker that aims to commercialize supersonic, and super-fast, flight.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Danish Physicist Lene Hau was Able to Slow Down the Speed of Light to 38 mph and was Eventually Able to Manipulate it

The speed of light is a universal physical constant that is vital in several aspects of physics. Light travels at a constant and finite speed of 186,000

Gaming | Pokemon Go

A Full PvP Analysis on Obstruct Obstagoon | Pokémon GO Hub

Hello, Pokefriends! Well, at least Niantic gave us over 24 hours before the start of Community Day in August to reveal the final cost for new move Obstruct: 40 energy. This is right in the middle of what I guesstimated back in July during my speculativ

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Guide to Lead Pokémon in GO Battle League | Pokémon GO Hub

Lead Pokémon are Pokémon that you send in first in Trainer Battles. It’s the Pokémon with which you start the fight, and very often it can determine the outcome of the entire battle.  Choosing a good (or a bad) Lead Pokémon can make a difference be

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Aug. 12, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Aug. 12, 2022 Wix announces $150 million cost-cutting plan as bragging backfires. Just three months ago the company’s CEO boasted on social media that the only cuts he will be making will

Science & Technology | Social Media

Pinterest's plan to better compete with TikTok, Shopify and Instagram

Pinterest user growth surged in the iPhone era and the pandemic boom fueled more growth, but monetization has been a struggle for the social media company.

Gaming | Gaming

Best PlayStation 5 Accessories in 2022: Upgrade Your Gaming Setup

Find out what the best PlayStation 5 accessories are and upgrade your gaming setup with some of the best peripherals available.

Science & Technology | Tech

iOS 16 beta 5 brings the battery percentage back - here’s how to remove it

iOS 16 beta 5 brings back the battery percentage to the status bar - here’s how to remove it if you hate it.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Shiny Pokémon to Look Forward to in Pokémon GO: Part 3 | Pokémon GO Hub

We’re back with part 3 of our ‘Shiny Pokémon to Look Forward’ to series, with some really fun shinies! We had a lot of community suggestions for part 2, so we were excited to see what was suggested for part 3. Spritzee & Aromatisse Shiny Spritz

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

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 7, 2022 Although many Israelis will not be eating today (Fast of 9th Av), much of the news in this week’s positive Israel newsletter relates to Israel’s agricultural innovations. One product to

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Bug Out! Event August 2022 | Pokémon GO Hub

The Bug Out! event is here, and with it creeps and crawls a new Mega Pokémon, three brand new Pokémon, and a shiny drop! Get your best Bug Catcher outfit on, and be prepared for this buzzing event. Date & Time From Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 10:0

Gaming | Video Games

Diablo Immortal player spent $100K to build a character too powerful to match up against others | TechSpot

In a video published on July 31, JT from the YouTube channel jtisallbusiness said he spent a ton of money in Diablo Immortal – around $100,000 –...

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 31, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 31, 2022 The highlights include: Tel Aviv’s new hi-tech Emergency Room is the largest in the world. All 450,000+ Israeli citizens over 75 receive free public transport. Take a ride in Haifa’s new cable

Science & Technology | Science

An AI Just Independently Discovered Alternate Physics


Grab any physics textbook and you'll find formula after formula describing how things wobble, fly, swerve and stop. The formulas describe actions we can observe, but behind each could be sets of factors that aren't immediately obvious.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Are social media algorithms to blame for rise in antisemitic hate speech?

  (The Conversation) Antisemitic incidents have shown a sharp rise in the United States. The Anti-Defamation League, a New York-based

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Incognito Mode Isn’t As Incognito As You Might Think

Incognito and private browsing modes sound powerful, but they really only do one little thing and aren’t necessarily private.

Science & Technology | Social Media

If you think Instagram is bad now, you won’t like Zuckerberg’s plans

Mark Zuckerberg says Meta plans to double the number of algorithmically recommended posts we see on our Instagram and Facebook feeds by the end of next year.

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Instagram gets worse with dark patterns lifted from TikTok | TechCrunch

I, of all people, got a fresh new user interface in Instagram the other day. Although the company has not rolled it out to all users yet, the changes seem in line with its intention to move away from its original model of photo sharing among friends, to t

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 24, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 24, 2022 So many “historic” events in this week’s newsletter. Israeli scientists continue to develop treatments that will confine today’s killer diseases and infections to the histor

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News July 22, 2022

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News July 22, 2022 Bizzabo raising down round led by Insight at significantly lower $200 million valuation. The event planning platform is raising $35 million at a valuation around 30% lower th

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 17, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 17, 2022 Our planet features prominently in this week’s positive Israel newsletter. From the earth, Israelis are growing life-enhancing algae, herbs, and vertical farms. They are building hospitals fr

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 10, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 10, 2022 It may be the start of the summer holidays, but the busy pace of Israel’s positive activities remains at the highest level. Israeli scientists and medics have been busy kick-starting the immu

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News July 7, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News July 7, 2022 Insurtech unicorn Next Insurance nixes 17% of workforce. The company is laying off 150 employees, mostly in the U.S., explaining that “we must shift focus towards profitability.”

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Instagram finally lets you delete your account in the iOS app

Instagram recently rolled out an update for the iOS app that allows you to permanently delete your account from within the app.

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News July 1, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News July 1, 2022 “Uncertainty for the public market and for investor sentiment is toxic.” Irit Kahan, Head of DTCP Israel, Growth Equity, was speaking on a panel with Yuval Cohen, Founder and Man

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FCC Commissioner urges Google and Apple to ban TikTok

Brendan Carr references reports that say Beijing-based employees have access to US TikTok user data..

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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.

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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.