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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Israeli tech startups raise a record $5.37 billion in first quarter of 2021. The total sum raised in the quarter increased by 89% compared to the fourth quarter of last year and was

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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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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 12, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 12, 2021 Due to the Passover festival and additional circumstances, the newsletter is shorter than usual. Apologies if I have omitted any articles sent to me recently. I wiill try to include them in a subs

Cars & Motorcycles | Cars

Bad software is turning some Mustang Mach-Es into ‘electric bricks’ - The Verge

Some early Mustang Mach-Es have a software problem that causes the 12-volt battery to die, making it impossible to start the electric SUV without jumping it — which is a process. Ford has come up with a fix, but only dealers can make it.

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Another 500 million accounts have leaked online, and LinkedIn’s in the hot seat - The Verge

An individual on a hacker forum is selling personal data they claim is scraped from 500 million LinkedIn profiles. LinkedIn says the data includes information from many places and not just the professional-focused social network.

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Giving EV batteries a second life for sustainability and profit | TechCrunch

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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.

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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

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iPhone 13 is going to be worth the wait: All the major upgrades we're looking forward to

There's a lot of iPhone 13 speculation already, and if Apple delivers on these rumored features, we're in for a treat.

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Personal data of 533 million Facebook users leaks online

Personal data from 533 million Facebook accounts has reportedly leaked online for free. Records included phone numbers, Facebook IDs, full names, locations, birthdates, bios, and email addresses.

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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.

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News Kaltura’s Nasdaq IPO called off due to low demand. The Israeli company had intended to go public at a $2 billion valuation. Is Israeli tech losing its shine on Nasdaq? Read more Next

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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

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CTECH – The Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – The Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News   Israeli cybersecurity startup Orca achieves unicorn status with $210 million series C. “The way to become the biggest cloud security company is to be out there and that is expens

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How to Watch Local Channels on Your Roku Device

There are several ways to get local programming on your Roku device. In this guide, we'll teach you how to leverage various Roku channels and OTA antennas.

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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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Facebook services restored after global outage

Facebook Inc has fixed a technical issue that caused a global outage of its services after more than a million people reported problems with its photo-sharing app Instagram.

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5 Simple Tips for Organizing the Apps on Your iPhone

These will help you eliminate the digital clutter and be more productive.

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News Fast-charging battery startup StoreDot closing on $3.5 billion SPAC merger. StoreDot’s batteries can currently be used to power drones, electric motorcycles and scooters, and the Israeli co

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Fast Company Lists 7 Israeli Companies Among World's 'Most Innovative' In 2021

US business magazine Fast Company listed over 460 companies and organizations across 29 countries, including 7 Israeli companies.

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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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DuckDuckGo uses App Store privacy labels to call out Google for ‘spying’ on users - 9to5Mac

Google is slowly updating its many iOS applications with App Store privacy labels, detailing the type of data it collects from users. The Google and Chrome applications were recently updated with these new labels, and DuckDuckGo is already using them to i

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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

Gaming | Pokemon Go

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 completely transformed its AirPods 3 – and the new design just leaked

If history is any guide, Apple might be days away from unveiling its first new products of 2021. Looking back, Apple's last spring event took place on March 25th, 2019.

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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

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News Women’s Day 2021 | “They have this image of a successful entrepreneur… and then along comes a woman.” CTech spoke with 10 women in the VC space to learn some of the ways th

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Apple releases important iPhone, iPad, Mac and Watch security patches | TechCrunch

The tech giant said the security updates are "important" and are "recommended for all users."

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 7, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 7, 2021 Well over half of Israeli citizens have now received at least one vaccination against Covid-19. This milestone coincided with Israelis celebrating International Women’s Day and the Jewish Fes

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Warp Drive: Scientists Say a Physical Warp Drive Is Now Possible

For the first time, scientists have introduced a physical model for warp drive. That means humans are one step closer to traveling at faster-than-light speeds.

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How to Delete Your Old Online Accounts (and Why You Should)

You’ve probably signed up for a lot of online services that you no longer use. Most of those accounts probably still exist, and they likely contain a mix of your personal data, identity details, and credit card numbers. Don’t leave juicy targets lying aro

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Google Says It's Committed to Privacy. What It Isn't Saying Should Worry You

The company says it will stop tracking users across third-party websites, but that's not the important part.

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Voice assistants enable enterprise automation, CRM, and data intelligence | VentureBeat

During the pandemic, enterprise users are increasingly adopting voice assistant technologies to accelerate workloads.

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CTECH – The Latest Israel Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – The Latest Israel Technology and Innovation News   Three young cyber companies are about to join Israel’s stable of unicorns. The oldest of the companies eyeing a billion-dollar valuation has been around for less than three years. Rea

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How to Use Your iPhone's Hidden Sleep Timer to Fall Asleep to Music

Apple's native Clock app in iOS has a hidden feature that allows you to go to bed at night with audio playing on your iPhone and it will...

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Facebook will pay $650 million to settle class action suit centered on Illinois privacy law | TechCrunch

Facebook was ordered to pay $650 million Friday for running afoul of an Illinois law designed to protect the state’s residents from invasive privacy practices. That law, the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), is a powerful state measure that’s trip

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This Weeks Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 28, 2021

This Weeks Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 28, 2021 Dozens of Israeli innovations, products and programs were launched in the two weeks since the last newsletter. Even the very first VeryGoodNewsIsrael zoom presentation. But the important launches included

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The Citizen App Will Now Tell You Why Helicopters Are Making a Racket in Your Neighborhood

The Citizen app won’t stop helicopters from interrupting your nap, but it can at least tell you why they're overhead.

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Microsoft: Now you can turn a Word doc into a visual PowerPoint presentation

Microsoft's AI can turn your text-based Word document into an online PowerPoint presentation with images.

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Twitter planning a feature to let you auto-block and mute abusive accounts - The Verge

Twitter plans to introduce a way for you to automatically block and mute abusive accounts, the company announced at its Analyst Day presentation on Thursday. The company is also working on a new "safety mode."

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iOS 14.5 makes zero-click exploits ‘significantly harder’ according to security researchers

Amid the other new features in iOS 14.5, Apple has also implemented changes to how it secures the code running in iOS. As reported by Motherboard, the changes Apple has made behind the scenes here will make it harder for hackers to develop zero-click expl

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Malaria-Fighting Israeli Startup A Finalist For $5M IBM Watson AI XPRIZE

ZzappMalaria is working to eradicate malaria using an AI-powered app that helps locate hotspots and eliminate the risk.

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How to stop your emails from being tracked - The Verge

One of the basic steps you can take to avoid trackers is to stop your email from automatically loading images since that’s where the majority of these pixels hide.

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CTECH – The Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – The Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News   Waze CEO on his decision to leave Google: “I was just worn down by the nature of the beast.” The CEO shares a personal and critical post about what led him to leave the world of Co

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

The 7 Best Tools to Digitally Transform Your Business in 2021

The number and variety of tools available to help businesses on their journey to digital transformation are staggering. Here are the areas positioned for a digital upgrade and the best tools to choose.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 15, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 15, 2021   The highlights include: Israel’s latest Covid-19 treatment has received worldwide acclaim. Two Israeli innovations could see the end to invasive biopsies. An Israeli hi-tech training NGO gives

Gaming | Video Games

Got Game? Play Classic Games On Your Mac Without an Emulator

Some of our readers have been using Apple computers since the very early days of the company; many are new to the Mac. In the 1980s, a lot of low-res

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Internet Arcade - Play Classic Games

The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package.

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Canon launches 'Photo Culling' iPhone app to intelligently keep your best photos and delete the rest

Canon is out with its take on a duplicate photo removal tool for specifically made for iPhone. But this one goes beyond just a duplicate finder. The idea with the new Photo Culling app is to use AI to easily find and keep your best photos while being able

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The best features to look forward to in Apple’s iOS 14.5 update

Apple is introducing exciting new features with iOS 14.5 including Face ID compatibility while wearning a mask and default music service choice for Siri

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Kanto Tour Details Announced: Shiny Ditto, Masterwork Research, Collection Challenges | Pokémon GO Hub

Niantic has shared more details on the upcoming Pokémon GO Tour Kanto Event, including a Special Research quest line that leads to encountering a Shiny Ditto and brand a new type of Research called Masterwork Research. We got all the details below! On t

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Pokémon Go Lunar New Year event: How to complete each quest task and field research • Eurogamer.net

Everything you need to know about the Lunar New Year event in Pokémon, including how to complete the research quest and each field research explained.

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CTECH – The Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – The Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News   Israel’s 2021 Cyber landscape: Which sector will the new unicorns emerge from? 120 companies from 14 industry sectors made it into Glilot Capital Partners and IVC’s Israeli Cyberse

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15 tips to boost your website's SEO

Use these 15 website SEO tips to rank higher in search results and get more traffic to your page.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 7, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 7, 2021 The highlights include: In trials, an Israeli treatment cured 89% of severely ill Covid-19 patients in under a week. Israeli scientists have discovered that camels can help fight cancer. Kosovo and

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Apple versus Facebook on ad-tracking: Harvard sides with Apple

We've seen an increasingly heated Apple versus Facebook battle over the upcoming App Tracking Transparency feature, which will require app ...

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   eToro’s CIO: GameStop is not the story, but rather the rise of a new generation of investors. “We shouldn’t be asking how this will end, but instead, realize that this is only

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Google’s next big Chrome update will rewrite the rules of the web

Google’s impending takedown of third-party cookies in Chrome is a big win for privacy. And Google

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 1, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 1, 2021 The highlights include: Almost one third of Israelis have received their first vaccination against Covid-19. Breakthrough Israeli alternative to antibiotics gets European funding. Israeli voice tech

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The Best VPNs to Protect Yourself Online

A VPN won’t solve all of your privacy problems, but it can help make you a less tempting target for hackers.

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Israel-led team creates a 'Google Map’ of brain RNA; may help Alzheimer’s fight

Scientists sequence RNA inside tissue ‘to nano resolution,’ and say breakthrough heralds new insights on brain research and why immunotherapy only works on some cancer patients

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GM to supply Navistar with hydrogen fuel cells for semi trucks

Navistar and General Motors are teaming up to develop a hydrogen fuel cell-powered semi-tractor using GM's Hydrotec system.

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Facebook, Reddit get low marks for handling of Holocaust denial content

The two companies, along with Discord and Steam, get a "D" in a report card prepared by the Anti-Defamation League. Facebook disagrees with the grade.

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How Did the Duck Hunt Gun Work? | Mental Floss

The Duck Hunt gun, officially called the NES Zapper, seems downright primitive next to today's technology. But in the late '80s, it filled plenty of young heads with wonder.

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iOS 14.4 update fixes iPhone security bugs, so it’s best to install it ASAP

Apple’s latest update for iPhones and iPads fixes major security flaws that the company says were potentially "actively exploited." Users should update to iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 as soon as they’re able.

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Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone six inches away from your pacemaker

An important heads-up for iPhone owners: Apple is warning customers that its smartphones could interfere with medical devices, including pacemakers.

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Taboola signs deal to go public on NYSE via a SPAC at $2.5-3 billion valuation. Four months after the planned merger with Outbrain fell through, Taboola CEO confirmed the Israeli co

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3 social media trends to watch in 2021

Here are the changes to keep your eye on when it comes to social media engagement and outreach in the coming months. 2020 is finally over, and for most that calls for a giant sigh of relief. Digital marketers hardly have had time to relax, though, as they

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Apple faces yet another lawsuit over throttling iPhones - The Verge

A consumer advocacy group in Europe has filed the latest lawsuit against Apple saying the company intentionally throttled older iPhones in Italy. The suit seeks €60 million in compensation, about €60 per device.

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In a first, successful artificial cornea transplant restores Israeli man's eyesight

Israel medical tech startups have recently delivered breakthroughs in the field, including use of AI to amplify success of IVF procedures. The synthetic cornea was created out of non-degradable material by CorNeat.

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The Air Force Secretly Designed, Built, and Flew a Brand-New Fighter Jet

The Air Force has secretly designed, built, and flown a brand-new fighter jet. The mysterious new plane is already breaking records. Here's everything we know.

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Object that whizzed by Earth probably came from alien world, Harvard professor asserts - CBS News

Harvard's Avi Loeb says object that whizzed by Earth in 2017 was probably debris from an advanced alien technology – space junk from many light years away.

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Quantum computing may make current encryption obsolete, a quantum internet could be the solution

Sometime between now and 2030, the mathematical system that protects all of digital communications may fall victim to a superior quantum system. Preparing for that time may require us to reinvent the network itself.

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Pinterest: How AR elevates our data strategy | VentureBeat

Pinterest senior VP Jeremy King talked with VentureBeat about how the company's data strategy fuels changes.

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In first, Haifa man regains his vision after getting artificial cornea implant

Jamal Furani, 78, is the first person implanted with CorNeat's product; after operation, he could read text and recognize family members, startup says

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Meet the Israeli company that has ballooned to a valuation of $1.4 billion despite nano-sized sales. 3D printer company Nano Dimension barely has any revenue, but it has completed n

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Parler’s Rise Was Also Its Downfall

The app that stoked the insurrection is gone, but something else is destined to replace it.

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New Navy destroyer-fired laser will change maritime war

When the Navy is ready to deploy a new 60kw ship-fired laser weapon from a destroyer later this year, maritime attack strategy and tactics will enter new dimensions of massive warfare on the open seas.

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

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 17, 2021 Scientists used to think that there were only 4 elements – earth, air, fire and water. Israeli scientists fighting cancer and Covid show in this week’s newsletter that it’s  much

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The next iPhone might have an in-screen fingerprint scanner | Engadget

According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, the company’s engineers see this as an “S” kind of year after they built so many improvements into the iPhone 12.

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Pokémon GO’s January Community Day Features Machop and Payback | Pokemon.com

Catch loads of Machop, evolve Machoke into a Machamp that knows a special move, and enjoy other superpowered bonuses.

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CTECH Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News     HR Post Covid | Post-pandemic, WeWork used Data-driven insights to determine the Future of Work. As Covid-19 closed offices around the world, shared office space company WeWork had s

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Yes, You Can Still Use WhatsApp—But Change These 3 Critical Settings First

While you don't need to quit WhatsApp—you do need to make these changes now...

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The 10 Coolest Tech and Gadget Reveals of CES 2021 (So Far)

Big brands are already rolling out innovations both useful and out-there at the virtual CES 2021, from smart TVs to gaming accessories.

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Israeli air conditioner kills 99.99% of germs, viruses in enclosed spaces - The Jerusalem Post

The technology works by generating hydrogen peroxide by using the moisture in the air and converting it to hydrogen peroxide.

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Amazon delivers a killing blow to the pro-Trump social network, Parler

Amazon informed Parler that the pro-Trump social network which was one staging ground for the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, will be suspended from AWS.

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'TV Remote' turns your iPhone into a universal control for TVs

TV Remote app lets you use your iPhone or iPad as a remote control for Smart TVs from LG, Samsung, Hitachi, Toshiba, Sharp, and more.

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Check Point reveals leap in cyberattacks on Israeli medical facilities toward end of 2020. Medical facilities have become a target for cybercriminals during the pandemic; in Israel

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How to change your video background in Microsoft Teams - The Verge

Microsoft’s Teams business app now allows you to hide your messy home office by adding a variety of backgrounds.

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Apple’s entire iPhone 13 lineup might get a massive camera upgrade

The iPhone 13 leaks are already piling up even though the new year has barely begun, with the latest report suggesting that Apple is giving the camera a big upgrade across the entire iPhone 13 lineup.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 3, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 3, 2021 The new calendar year opens with Israelis constantly renewing. The vaccination of over a million Israelis in just two weeks brings renewed hope of an eventual return to normal life. Israeli medical

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Leading computer scientists debate the next steps for AI in 2021

What do we need to push AI to the next level? A panel of experts hosted by Montreal AI discussed possible answers.

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   “Google’s acquisition of Waze gave birth to 50 other Israeli unicorns.” Israel currently boasts around 10% of the world’s unicorns and Waze founder and seria

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The 9 best online guitar lessons sites and apps 2020: improve with Fender Play, Truefire, JustinGuitar, JamPlay and more

From beginner guitarists to seasoned pros, and everything in between, improve at home with these remote guitar lesson services

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10 smart tech tricks you’ll wish you knew sooner

Your iPhone can actually learn new tricks and find out how apps spy on you and more with 10 smart tech tips from Kim Komando.

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Streaming services face their real test in 2021

“Next year, all of those services are leveling up to a different world, where people are going to need to start paying for it."

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Best iPhone apps to enhance your experience with Apple Music

Check out the best iOS apps that bring unique features to enhance your experience with Apple Music on iPhone.

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Windows 7: A year after the end-of-support deadline, millions choose not to upgrade

Microsoft officially ended support for its one-time flagship operating system, Windows 7, at the start of 2020. As the year draws to a close, I ran the numbers to see how many PCs are still running this unsupported OS. Spoiler: It's a big number,

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6 Israeli Devices And Gadgets That Will Make Our Lives Smarter In 2021

NoCamels scanned the internet to find Israeli smart devices and gadgets (and some home-based medical kits) that are making our lives better.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

The Lore of Mew | Pokémon GO Hub

Mew is the original Mythical Pokémon, introduced in Generation I, the Kanto region. It is known as the ‘New Species Pokémon’ and is a pure type. It is number 151 in the Pokédex, making it the last Pokémon in the original Pokédex. Mew is incredibl

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26 great apps for your new 2020 Windows PC

If you’re switching to Windows for the first time or you just want to step up your Microsoft Store game, these are some of the best apps to consider.

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Apple car will launch later than we thought, report claims

A new report Apple might not launch its rumored electric, self-driving car before 2025-2027, and possibly even later than that.

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Best cheap gaming laptops under $1,000 for 2021 - CNET

Better entry-level graphics chips mean terrific performance for less money.

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10 smart tech tricks you’ll wish you knew sooner

Developers put all kinds of secrets, shortcuts, and hidden tricks into the gadgets you use every day. Here’s one I bet you didn’t know before now.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 27, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 27, 2020 Despite the latest lockdown, the air in Israel is full of the sound of citizens celebrating their first vaccinations against the coronavirus. Hopes are high that the end of this airborn pandemic is

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Opinion | Israel is missing Covid-19’s biggest opportunity. The government should have set a goal to get thousands of business leaders, entrepreneurs, engineers, brilliant min

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Here’s a Simple Way to Mark the 100 Texts You Haven’t Yet Read as ‘Read’ on Your iPhone

Unsubscribing from text alerts and leaving group messages might be a good long-term solution to your unread text problem—but here’s a quicker fix.

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Apple Just Gave Millions Of Users A Reason To Keep Their iPhones

Apple has revealed it is working to fix perhaps the biggest omission from iPhones and iPads...

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There Are Thousands More SolarWinds Hacks Waiting to Happen

The recent SolarWinds hack represents several massive failures of leadership, policy, and cybersecurity procedure and is a warning that the worst may be yet to come.

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Apple’s Massive iPhone 13 Upgrades Suddenly Confirmed

New changes Apple's next-generation iPhones have been revealed, and you will like them a lot...

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How to check iOS app privacy details for iPhone and iPad

This detailed guide with screenshots walks through how to check iOS app privacy details, what they are, and where to find them.

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CTECH - Israel's Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Qumra Capital closes third growth fund at $260 million. Qumra is the first growth fund set up in Israel and has invested in 15 Israeli companies to date, including Fiverr and JFrog,

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Facebook Attacks Apple Software Changes in Newspaper Ads

Facebook Inc. lashed out at Apple Inc. in a series of full-page newspaper ads, claiming the iPhone maker’s coming mobile software changes around data gathering and targeted advertising are bad for small businesses.

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What We Know About Russia's Latest Alleged Hack Of The U.S. Government

The list of affected agencies is growing by the day. The full extent of the damage is still not clear, and U.S. authorities have provided few details.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Periscope will shut down by March, Twitter confirms | TechCrunch

Following recent reports, Periscope announced today that it will end operations as a standalone app by March 2021. The Twitter -owned company referred to its current operations as “unsustainable” in an open letter posted today. It also cited a decline in

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Back Tap: Automate Your Life with this Handy iOS 14 Feature

Exploring the features of a new OS release is like visiting a part of the world you’ve never seen before. One feature I recently discovered in iOS 14

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iOS 14 problems: here's how to fix the most common iPhone glitches in iOS 14.2

iOS 14 introduced a ton of new features, and a bunch of gnarly bugs, too – here's all the problems we've seen, along with any fixes or workarounds to solve them.

Politics | Politics

New York City Council votes to prohibit businesses from using facial recognition without public notice | VentureBeat

New York City Countil passed a bill prohibiting commercial businesses from collecting biometric data without public notice.

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How to Customize a Start Page in macOS Big Sur’s Safari

You can customize the new start page in macOS Big Sur’s Safari to make it your own by setting a background image and selecting which sections are displayed.

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Twitter users complain of timelines being overrun with ‘Promoted Tweets’ | TechCrunch

Twitter’s timeline is currently overrun with ads for some users, in what appears to be a glitch involving the distribution of Promoted Tweets. Typically, a Promoted Tweet — which is just a regular tweet an advertiser has paid to promote more broadly — wil

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Wi-Fi slow? Best ways to fix Wi-Fi problems

There are plenty of reasons your Wi-Fi keeps slowing down: signal congestion, router location, firmware issues, hardware limitations, or even the physical size of your home. Then again, it could just be your neighbors.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

What Shiny Pokémon Are Still Missing From the Kanto Region? | Pokémon GO Hub

With the announcement of the Lake Legends Event we have finally have shiny Goldeen being released into Pokémon GO, one of the last few remaining Kanto region Pokémon that haven’t had their shiny forms released yet. So what other Kanto Pokémon are we

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CTECH - Israel's Latest Technology and Innovation News

  CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News Going Bust: Adam Neumann is a symbol of the cash-bloated startups era. Neumann is a result of too much ambition colliding with too much money, says author of the Israeli entrepreneu

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Apple might have one final hardware surprise in store for 2020 – BGR

Apple might be preparing to announce a new product on Tuesday, December 8th. A leaked memo reveals that Apple is telling technicians to prepare for AppleCare-related changes next Tuesday at 5:30 a.m. PT. Apple last this request right before the iPhone 12

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 6, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 6, 2020   The inspiration for this week’s “enabling” theme is the election of an Israeli with muscular dystrophy to the top UN committee on disability rights. Meanwhile, Israel’

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Rare Candy Tier List - Best Pokémon to use your Rare Candy on | Pokémon GO Hub

How many times have you looked at your rare candy count and thought: “Alright, I know I have to use them on something, but which Pokémon should be getting them?”. I’ve had this problem for a while and that’s why I decided to write this article. W

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokemon GO XP-rebalancing is now live worldwide - Here's what changed | PokéWreck

Trainers, As a part of the Pokemon GO Beyond, Niantic has introduced a new XP Rebalancing System worldwide and made a lot more easier to get XP to level up. Here are the changes in the XP observed in the... Continue Reading →

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple announces best App Store apps and games of 2020

Apple today announced the winners of the 2020 App Store Best award, which recognizes outstanding apps and games for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and Mac. The company also shared its traditional list of the most popular apps of 2020. Best Apps of 2

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

These students figured out their tests were graded by AI — and the easy way to cheat

Schools across the US are using Edgenuity, an online learning platform that offers virtual classes for students. Some classes involve short-answer questions that are graded by an AI — and some students have figured out how to game it.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

Epic confident in its lawsuit against Apple, asks courts to "restrain" Apple from adverse action

In the latest development between Epic Games and Apple, Epic is once again petitioning the courts to allow Fortnite to return to the iOS App Store. Epic has previously sought a similar injunction, but so far, the courts have only…

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Install iOS 14, iPadOS 14 on your iPhone and iPad now. Everything to know and do - CNET

Apple's latest updates bring a new home screen experience, enhanced privacy features and more. Here's how you can download and install them right now.

Politics | Politics

How to enable automatic spam call blocking on iPhone

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Spam calls are a menace in any country. Don’t you hate it someone calls you to offer a car loan when you don’t even o

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Google's Project Guideline uses AI to help low-vision users navigate running courses | VentureBeat

Google developed an AI-powered app that guides blind and low-vision users through a running course with audio feedback.

Business & Finance | Business

Salesforce buys Slack in a $27.7B megadeal | TechCrunch

Salesforce, the CRM powerhouse that recently surpassed $20 billion in annual revenue, announced today it is wading deeper into enterprise social by acquiring Slack in a $27.7 billion megadeal. Rumors of a pending deal surfaced last week, causing Slack’s s

News | News

This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 29, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 29, 2020 It is certainly refreshing to see so many Israeli innovations that benefit the environment and agriculture in this week’s positive Israel newsletter. They include a new Israeli agricultural i