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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Feb. 21, 2024

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Feb. 21, 2024 Back to New York: Who’s who at Calcalist’s Mind the Tech 2024 conference. The best of Israel’s dynamic high-tech industry and American business leaders will come together on March 4th

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Feb. 14, 2024

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Feb. 14, 2024   HR unicorn HiBob acquiring British payroll platform Pento for $40 million. Pento focuses on real-time payroll systems and boasts a client base of over 400 businesses. HiBob raised $15

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Report: Apple actively developing foldable clamshell iPhone prototypes, folding 8-inch iPad

Apple is persevering with foldable iPhone designs, according to a new report by The Information. The publication says Apple has...

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Feb. 6, 2024

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Feb. 6, 2024 Wiz hits $350 million in ARR, plans to add 400 employees in 2024. The cloud security unicorn also announced the appointment of Dali Rajic, former President and COO of Zscaler, as its Presiden

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AI researchers find AI models learning their safety techniques, actively resisting training, and telling them 'I hate you'

AI is obviously the topic of the moment and, while we seem to have gotten past the dichotomy of Terminator / saviour, a major source of concern remains the safety of this technology. This is not just

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 19, 2024

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 19, 2024 Benny Landa’s lab diamond startup Lusix sees valuation crash, raises urgent funding. The Israeli company has been significantly hit by high interest rates and increased industry competitio

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X is rolling out audio and video calls to Android

Elon Musk's own social network X is rolling out the ability to make audio and video calls directly from the app to its Android client.

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Inside Biden’s secret surveillance court - POLITICO

In a deal to let companies keep trading transatlantic data, the White House built an opaque new forum that could affect national security and privacy rights — without any public paper trail.

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Addressing equity and ethics in artificial intelligence

Algorithms and humans both contribute to bias in AI, but AI may also hold the power to correct or reverse inequities among humans.

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 10, 2024

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 10, 2024 Liquidity Group raising $200 million for sixth debt fund. The Israeli fintech company currently manages five debt funds and two dedicated investment vehicles, for which $2 billion were raise

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CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 2, 2024

CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 2, 2024 Return of IDF reservists presents unique challenges for tech companies. Reservists face the challenge of readjusting to work after 7/10, straddling between the familiar and the altered. Read m

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Israel awards Intel a $3.2 billion grant for chip plant amid Gaza war

The grant will cover about 12.8% of the total investment in the facility in Kiryat Gat.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel at War 12/24/23

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel at War 12/24/23 It’s clear in last week’s positive news that Israeli forces are steadily clearing Hamas terrorists from Gaza. We learned that on Oct 7, another Israeli hero gave dozens of survivors a clear e

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The iPhone’s Notes App Is the Purest Reflection of Our Messy Existence | WIRED

This deceptively simple app, where we deposit both our grocery lists and our darkest thoughts, is the medium of our time.

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CTECH-Latest Innovation & Technology News: Israel at War 12/22/23

CTECH-Latest Innovation & Technology News: Israel at War 12/22/23 Construction giant Lennar acquires full control of former proptech unicorn Veev. Veev, valued at $1 billion in March 2022, recently entered insolvency in the United States due to an inabili

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Quantum batteries could charge by breaking our understanding of time

Causality is key to our experience of reality: dropping a glass, for example, causes it to smash, so it can’t smash before it’s dropped. But scientists have now demonstrated how that understanding of time can be violated to charge a quantum battery.

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iOS 17.2 has well over 50 new changes and features, but these five are my favorite [Video]

A walkthrough of my top five features in iOS 17.2, including Journal, setting default alerts, Focus filter for Music, and Sticker Reactions.

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Elon Musk Just Told Advertisers, ‘Go Fuck Yourself’ | WIRED

In a rambling interview at the ‘New York Times’ DealBook Summit, Elon Musk suggested advertisers fleeing X were blackmailing him and could kill the platform.

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Israel at War: CTECH Innovation & Technology News

Israel at War: CTECH Innovation & Technology News Bank of Israel: Gaza war to cost economy over $50 billion. Israel’s budgetary costs for the war (expenditures + loss of income) are expected to total 198 billion shekels (approximately $53 billion) ̵

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Democrats’ Need To Censor And Spread Disinformation Behind Media War On Elon Musk’s X

We could not replicate Media Matters’ finding of corporate ads placed near neo-Nazi and white supremacist content

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel at War Nov. 12, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel at War Nov. 12, 2023 The highlights include: Hamas got more than they bargained for at Kfar Maimon. Israeli migraine relief device works immediately and long term. 200 of the world’s best-known multinationals

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This Week’s Sanity Report: Israel at War Nov. 5, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report: Israel at War Nov. 5, 2023 The highlights include: Israel has become the “Volunteer Nation”. Two Israeli startups have donated their stress-relieving medical devices. Six of TIME Magazine’s 200 best inventions of 202

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CTECH: Israel While in War- Innovation & Technology News Oct. 25, 2023

CTECH: Israel While in War- Innovation & Technology News Oct. 25, 2023 1948 Ventures launches amid war, reaffirms a bright future for Israeli tech. The VC fund will invest at the early stage in dual-use technology, with military and civilian applications.

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CTECH: ISRAEL AT WAR: Tech Industry Mobilizes

CTECH: ISRAEL AT WAR: Tech Industry Mobilizes Entrepreneurs launch Israeli Children’s Fund, expected to raise $100m for children affected by the 10/7 tragedy. “These children represent our collective future and we are committed to doing everything in

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iPhone 15 Pro cinematic video shows the capabilities of the device

A year ago, filmmaker Joey Helms created a stunning example of the video capabilities of the iPhone 14 Pro – and...

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Elon Musk’s X drops article headlines, as report details bleeding ad revenue

Elon Musk's X revamped its look to eliminate headlines on article links Wednesday, the same day that Reuters reported the platform has seen massive monthly...

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Is Star Trek falling behind in future tech predictions?

Star Trek has always been "forward thinking", predicting our real future, but have we reached a point predicting new technologies might be too hard?

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Sept. 2023

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Sept. 2023 Israeli cyber has seen $2.8 billion worth of exits in seven months. Cyber company Talon is expected to be acquired by Palo Alto for at least $600 million, the latest in a series of Israeli cybe

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11 Social Media Platforms You Probably Forgot Existed (And Why They Failed)

An ode to all the discontinued social media networks that flew a little too close to the sun.

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Woman claims she got a callback from every company she applied to using AI-generated resume

After impulsively quitting her last job, she decided to seek help from an AI writing tool to build an effective resume.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 20, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 20, 2023 The Jewish New Year is a very appropriate time to celebrate more new exciting Israeli life-changing innovations and activities. These include new ways to combine cancer treatments to increase effe

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Major Israeli Breakthrough In Landmine Detection With Biosensor Development

Landmines pose a real threat to human life, with around 110 million currently deployed worldwide, causing the death or maiming of around 5,000 people annually - Click the link for more details.

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Five important iOS 17 security features coming to your iPhone this month

Here are all the important security and privacy features coming to iPhone with iOS 17, including one that auto-deletes verification codes.

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iPhone 15 Pro Versus iPhone Pro Max: Which One Should You Buy?

Apple’s iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max have notable differences like price and cameras, so we’re here to help you decide.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go A Paldean Adventure, rewards and best Choose Path choice | Eurogamer.net

All of the A Paldean Adventure quest steps we currently know in Pokémon Go, including the best Choose Path choice for t…

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 3, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 3, 2023 In many synagogues, last week’s Torah portion described the joyful ceremony to be performed when bringing the first fruits of the season to the Temple in Jerusalem. So it is very appropriate

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 28, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 28, 2023 Israel’s usual high summer temperatures may explain why so many Israelis are indoors energetically working on innovations to make a better world.  Renewable energy developments include relea

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CTECH: Latest Innovation & Technology News Aug. 25, 2023

CTECH: Latest Innovation & Technology News Aug. 25, 2023 Why did Jensen Huang credit an Israeli company for Nvidia’s remarkable success? The CEO of Nvidia directly credited the purchase of Israeli company Mellanox as an important part of the success

Gaming | Pokemon Go

The Best Pokémon to look out for at Global GO Fest 2023 | Pokémon GO Hub

Good day, Pokémon Trainers! Pokémon GO Fest season is upon us and it promises to be larger and more exciting than ever before! But this brings up the ever-popular question, What are the best Pokémon to catch? Well, not to worry fellow trainer, I’m here to

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10 Smart Car Accessories That Will Help You Upgrade Your Old Car

Want to upgrade your ride without dropping a small fortune on a new one? With these affordable smart car accessories, you can.

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Thanks to a Privacy Breach, Facebook May Owe You Some Money

There's a week left to file a claim for your (small) share of a $725 million settlement.

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iPhone 15 Pro will blow away the Galaxy S24 Ultra and every other 2024 Android phone

The iPhone 15 Pro models will have an unexpectedly massive advantage over the Galaxy S24 and other Android flagships: The A17 Bionic chip.

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Meet the Company Trying to Control Your Mind

There’s a group of people who control what you are allowed to see — the news you read, the videos you watch, the posts you engage with. You haven’t heard of them. You don’t kno...

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X, formerly Twitter, now lets paid users hide their checkmarks

Social media company X, formerly Twitter, will now let paid users hide their verification checkmarks from public view.

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Twitter: 'X' sign removed from San Francisco headquarters

The city's department of building inspection responded to 24 complaints against the sign which had intrusive lights and did not appear to be secured safely to the roof.

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The buttons on Zenith’s original ‘clicker’ TV remote were a mechanical marvel - The Verge

The Space Command is an elegant Star Trek-esque gadget that pioneered a battery-less way of controlling the television.  

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iPhone 15 Pro Rumor Recap: 12 New Features and Changes Expected

Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 15 lineup in September. As usual, many new features have been rumored for the Pro and Pro Max models,...

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News July 25, 2023

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News July 25, 2023 Keep on fighting for Israeli democracy. Calcalist Editorial: The struggle must continue, and it will succeed. Without it, Israel will not become Poland or Hungary; it is on its way to

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U.S. Government Funded AI-Surveillance Program Targeting ‘Emotions Expressed In Social Media’ During Covid

The National Science Foundation awarded nearly $200,000 to Mississippi State University to study how people talked about Covid-19 online.

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Threads adds a bunch of new features in first notable update

Threads had released its first significant update since bursting onto the scene at the start of this month as a rival to Twitter.

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News July 18, 2023

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News July 18, 2023   Fintech unicorn Vesttoo faces alleged billion-dollar fraud scandal. Following an initial inspection conducted over the weekend, it was discovered that the billions of dollars in colla

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Forgot Your Passcode? There's a Way to Unlock Your iPhone Without It

Getting locked out of your iPhone is frustrating. But it’s possible to solve the problem of a forgotten passcode without hiring a hypnotist.

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovaton & Technology News July 11, 2023

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News July 11, 2023 Cybersecurity unicorn Snyk sees valuation plummet by over 50% in secondary deals. Former Snyk employees and early investors are in the process of selling shares at a company valuation

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Judge Denies Biden Admin’s Request for a Stay of Social Media Censorship Case

A federal judge Monday denied the Department of Justice's (DOJ) request to stay a ruling that places limits ...

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Zuckerberg’s Threads Censors People for Questioning Gender Ideology

A post by Libs of TikTok, a popular conservative social media account, was removed from the newly launched app Threads.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Exciting Dragon Pokémon Teased in Pokémon GO 7th Anniversary Art | Pokémon GO Hub

Trainers! The Pokémon GO 7th Anniversary art has been all over the internet because of its many interesting exhibits. There are loads to behold, from the Paldean starter Pokémon to some much-awaited Gen 8 Pokémon! But one simply cannot miss some really ex

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News July 4, 2023

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News July 4, 2023 “We have hit the bottom…but I don’t expect to see the markets quickly rebounding and reaching their peaks.” Boaz Dinte, Managing Partner and a co-founder at Qumra Capital, spok

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Now even the FBI is warning about your smart TV’s security | TechCrunch

If you just bought a smart TV on Black Friday or plan to buy one for Cyber Monday tomorrow, the FBI wants you to know a few things. Smart TVs are like regular television sets but with an internet connection. With the advent and growth of Netflix, Hulu and

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Relay for Reddit and Now for Reddit will switch to a subscription model

The developer of Relay for Reddit announced Friday that the app would continue to be available after July 1st, while the developer of Now and Nara for Reddit said those apps will continue on, too. Other apps are shutting down due to Reddit’s API changes.

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CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News June 28, 2023

CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News June 28, 2023 Cybersecurity startup Cyera secures $100 million Series B at $500 million valuation. The Israeli company’s data security platform learns an enterprise’s unique data and business purpose,

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 25, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 25, 2023 This week’s newsletter is about “Time”. Whereas some people see the present “tense”, this newsletter is positive ALL of the time. Everywhere in Israel you can see the

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News June 20, 2023

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News June 20, 2023 Intel’s new $15 billion investment puts Israel at forefront of global chips war. Intel’s significant investment in Israel, which comes in addition to the $10 billion commitmen

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Starry Skies Special Research Guide | Pokémon GO Hub

The ‘Starry Skies’ special research is a new special research that enables you to encounter a second Cosmog, released during the Solstice Horizons Event. It is available from Friday, June 16, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. until Sunday, June 25, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. l

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Have Scientists Solved Stephen Hawking's Black Hole Paradox?

Scientists say they solved the Hawking information paradox, which states that information can neither be emitted from a black hole or preserved inside forever.

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Entangled quantum circuits further disprove Einstein's concept of local causality

A group of researchers led by Andreas Wallraff, Professor of Solid State Physics at ETH Zurich, has performed a loophole-free Bell test to disprove the concept of "local causality" formulated by Albert Einstein in response to quantum mechanics.

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Google Quantum AI braids non-Abelian anyons for the first time

Our intuition tells us that it should be impossible to see whether two identical objects have been swapped back and forth, and for all particles observed to date, that has been the case. Until now.

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Reddit CEO Steve Huffman isn’t backing down: our full interview

We interviewed Reddit CEO Steve Huffman about the widespread unrest on the platform in response to its forthcoming API changes.

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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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Voyager 2 Gets a Life-Extending Power Boost in Deep Space | WIRED

The NASA team hopes the iconic spacecraft and its twin can continue taking data beyond the solar system past their 50th birthdays.

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CTECH Lastest Israeli Innovation & Technology News June 14, 2023

CTECH Lastest Israeli Innovation & Technology News June 14, 2023 From passion to innovation: Unleashing the power of FemTech in Israel’s health landscape. Sharon Handelman-Gotlib’s journey to co-founding Shela and the promise of transformative

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New leak gives us another look at what Instagram's Twitter competitor will look like

The Verge got access to an internal meeting at Meta which went over Project 92, the Instagram's upcoming Twitter competitor.

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7 Misconceptions About Social Media

In this episode of Misconceptions, we're debunking some commonly held beliefs about social media, from who owns what you post to what happens to your data.

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Worker v bot: Humans are winning for now

If you’d like to sharpen your skills to future-proof your career, then the VentureBeat Jobs Board is a great place to start a fresh job hunt.

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News June 7, 2023

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News June 7, 2023 The great AI gold rush: Are tech stocks riding a wave or heading for a crash? Market dominance or risky speculation? Evaluating the technology sector’s soaring stocks. Read more

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Israel conducts first test of autonomous flying taxi

Israel hopes autonomous drones will help to ease its traffic problems, as well as give Israeli companies a competitive edge.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 4, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 4, 2023 Our world is far from being perfect. It’s therefore inspiring to see that so many of the articles in this week’s Positive Israel newsletter feature Israelis who are determined to make th

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News 5/29/23

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News 5/29/23 The big Krakowski: Israeli startup Deepdub takes on Hollywood. CEO Ofir Krakowski takes CTech on a Deepdub deep dive behind how his Tel Aviv startup became the first AI dubbing solution to

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel 5/21/23

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel 5/21/23 The upcoming Jewish festival of Shavuot (Pentecost) celebrates the Revelation at Mount Sinai. Appropriately, Israelis have been revealing more innovations and activities to benefit humanity. Recent medic

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Three 80s Technologies That Transformed Modern Audio Production

It’s hard to overestimate the effect some innovations have had on modern
audio production. Here are three that have gone from once held studio
wishes to commonplace tech in our every day work.

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OpenAI CEO Calls for Government Regulation of AI - by Eva

Sam Altman testifies before Senate panel, urging licensing and safety standards for advanced AI systems

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How to Install iOS and iPadOS Apps on an Apple Silicon Mac

Did you know your Apple Silicon Mac can run iPhone and iPad apps? Here's how to get started.

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Welcome to the Mac: 10 Tips for Getting Started as a New Mac User

Are you the new owner of a Mac? Here are 10 tips and tricks that you should know as you familiarize yourself with macOS.

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The Best Music Streaming Apps to Get Your Groove On

Plunge into the stream with the best apps to discover music, share it among friends, and rock out.

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iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus Rumored to Feature 48-Megapixel Camera Like Pro Models

The lower-end iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus models launching later this year will be equipped with a 48-megapixel rear camera lens, according to Jeff...

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May/14/23

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May/14/23 Israel should be the first country to go to for solutions to the world’s biggest problems. In medical matters, its First Aid is second to none. In the latest Positive Israel newsletter, Israeli d

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News 5-12-23

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News 5-12-23 Cloud security startup Laminar set to be acquired for $200-250 million. Laminar, which has developed a security solution for early identification of cloud data breaches, is in negotiations

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All The Technology Star Trek Predicted Accurately

"Star Trek" has long captivated audiences worldwide with its vision of the future. Here are all of the real technologies that "Star Trek" predicted accurately.

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NASA scientists claim warp drive may soon become reality

Warp drive is said to possess the capability of having a propulsion system that can travel faster than light speed travel.

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Regular internet use may be linked to lower dementia risk in older adults, study says

If your parents or grandparents ask you how to post on Instagram or how to send a birthday message to a Facebook friend, a new study suggests you might want to help them -- not just to be nice but because getting them online may help their brain health, t

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Pokémon GO April Earnings Drop to Lowest Monthly Earnings in 5 Years | Pokémon GO Hub

April saw a lot of change in Pokémon GO, with the controversial remote raid changes coming into action, and many trainers being incredibly displeased with both the limit of 5 remote raids daily, and the increased cost, rising from 300 coins, to 525 coins

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‘Godfather of AI’ quits Google with regrets and fears about his life’s work - The Verge

Geoffrey Hinton, whose trailblazing work on neural networks won him the ‘Nobel Prize of computing’ has quit Google to speak freely about the risks of AI now that Google and Microsoft on locked in fierce competition that might be impossible to stop.

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Brain Activity Decoder Can Reveal Stories in People’s Minds - UT News

News, stories, and opinions on science, technology, health, education, business, policy, campus life, and more from The University of Texas at Austin.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 30, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 30, 2023 As it completes its 75th year, Israel continues to build up the modern Jewish State. This latest Positive newsletter contains medical advances to build up the strength of the sick and injured ever

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Watch a rocket-powered spaceplane fly for the first time

After flying for the first time on March 29, Dawn Aerospace’s rocket-powered spaceplane, the Mk-II Aurora, flew again the very next day.

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Demystifying LLMs with Amazon distinguished scientists | All Things Distributed

To learn more about large language models (LLMs), foundation models, and other advances in ML, I sat with two of Amazon’s distinguished scientists, Sudipta Sengupta and Dan Roth.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon GO Fest 2023: Global | Pokémon GO Hub

Pokémon GO Fest 2023: Global is a two-day digital event available to all Trainers worldwide from August 26 – 27, 2023 with the event running from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm local time on both days. After the exciting events of GO Fest Osaka, GO Fest London

Gaming | Video Games

Super Mario Bros. - World 3-1 Infinite Lives Trick - YouTube

This is a well-known easter egg that will get you to 99 lives in no time. Unfortunately, this trick takes practice to get down.

Music | Music

5 best Apple Music tracks to try spatial audio on speakers and headphones

Still not convinced by spatial audio? Here's my pick of the best Apple Music tracks to show off the audio format's potential.

Politics | Politics

Elon Musk Says US Gov't Agencies Had 'Full Access' To Twitter Users' DMs

Twitter CEO Elon Musk told Fox News' Tucker Carlson that multiple different US government agencies had "full access" to content Twitter users sent through

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Google is reportedly developing a new AI-powered search engine

Google is reportedly “racing” to build an “all-new” AI-powered search engine..

Business & Finance | Business

Digital conglomerate buys right-wing app Parler

The digital media conglomerate Starboard said Friday it purchased the conservative social media site Parler and will temporarily take down the app as it undergoes a “strategic assessment.” The deal came months after another acquisition agreement with rapp

Politics | Politics

TikTok Hearing Underscores Importance Of Big Tech Competition With China

Banning TikTok or imposing sanctions on exports of advanced computer chips to China will not win the technology competition. Only by partnering with the Big Tech companies and encouraging their efforts to achieve technological advances in critical areas c

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Israel’s cyber infrastructure vulnerabilities exposed in recent wave of attacks. 85 cyberattacks have been reported since the beginning of the month, most of them attacks on institutional we

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A.I. Imagery Is Not Photography, It Never Will Be

Artificial intelligence can now generate images that look indistinguishable from photographs, but should the creations be considered "photos"?

Science & Technology | Computer & Coding Tips

The best antivirus for Mac is none at all | AppleInsider

The online world is still a dangerous place, but while antivirus providers are trying to sell you subscriptions for their wares, macOS is still secure enough for users to resist the products. The best antivirus for Mac is a combo of existing protections a

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Radical NASA Propulsion Concept Could Reach Interstellar Space in Under 5 Years : ScienceAlert

A newly proposed propulsion system could theoretically beam a heavy spacecraft to outside the confines of our Solar System in less than 5 years – a feat that took the historic Voyager 1 probe 35 years to achieve.

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Mac and iPhone can get a huge gaming upgrade with NVIDIA GeForce NOW | iMore

While gaming in the Apple ecosystem has long been a complicated matter, GeForce NOW provides simple access to PC gaming with high-performance hardware.

Music | Music

YouTube will livestream all six Coachella stages across both weekends

YouTube announced today that it will be livestreaming all six stages during both weekends of Coachella for the first time.

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Twitter stokes confusion as 'verified' drama continues

Twitter's handling of legacy verified and Twitter Blue users continues to shift after a number of developments over the weekend..

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 2, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 2, 2023 It’s all go in Israel. As if to answer the Biblical demand to “Let My People Go”, Israelis have certainly been “on the go” since my last newsletter. In fact I had to g

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‘First To the Moon’: Documentary Commemorates Apollo 8, First Flight to Leave Earth Orbit – PJ Media

Apollo 11 was the epitome of a world-defining event. Everybody who was alive in 1969 remembers Neil Armstrong saying, “That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.” Similarly, the ne...

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How a magician-mathematician revealed a casino loophole - BBC Future

When a gang of gambling cheats sussed out how to beat the house, they inadvertently highlighted a loophole from a shuffled deck. It took a magician-turned-mathematician to reveal how.

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Organize Your iPhone: How to Hide an Entire Page of Apps on Your iPhone

We’ll discuss how to organize and edit your home screen so you can instantly remove a category of apps in bulk from your iPhone home screen.

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Can You Really Delete Your Internet History?

The guys at Stuff They Don't Want You To Know talk about whether you can really delete your internet history — and why you want to.

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How to Send Funny Exploding Images Over iMessage - MacRumors

In the Messages app on iPhone and iPad, Apple includes a bunch of screen effects that add fireworks, confetti, and more to the whole screen when you...

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Mar. 15, 2023

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Mar. 15, 2023 “Don’t ask questions. Just withdraw the money now.” In the dramatic leadup to the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, Avi Eyal, managing partner of Entrée Capital, which invests

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram is the App Americans Want to Delete Most

New data reveals that Instagram is the app that people in the U.S. want to delete more than any other apps.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Mar. 5, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Mar. 5, 2023 Israelis just can’t stop doing good.  This week’s life-enhancing medical advances include discoveries to prevent the brain from stopping prematurely, due to Alzheimer’s or cancer.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 26, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 26, 2023 The title “Now it’s personal” is so appropriate to Israeli innovations. Many were initiated because of an Israeli entrepreneur’s personal experience. In this newsletter, see

Science & Technology | Technology

Bing: “I will not harm you unless you harm me first”

Last week, Microsoft announced the new AI-powered Bing: a search interface that incorporates a language model powered chatbot that can run searches for you and summarize the results, plus do …

Science & Technology | Social Media

Meta Will Start Charging $12 a Month For Verification on Instagram

Mark Zuckerberg's Meta will roll out paid verification to both Instagram and Facebook starting this week for $12 a month.

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

CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Feb. 19, 2023 Over $1.5 billion transferred abroad from Israeli banks due to concerns of judicial coup. In the money management industry, it is estimated that private clients have transferred billions of s

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Instagram is killing live shopping in March, will focus on ads instead | TechCrunch

Instead of pushing live commerce, Instagram will now focus on advertising as one of the main ways people discover businesses and shop on Instagram.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

New Location Card Feature Launching at Las Vegas Hoenn Tour | Pokémon GO Hub

 A brand new feature is coming to Pokémon GO during the Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn Las Vegas, special location cards that will show where a Pokémon is caught! After catching […]

Science & Technology | Tech

Microsoft and Google are about to Open an AI battle

Microsoft and Google are both holding AI press events this week. With rumors of Bing getting ChatGPT and Google building a rival, the two tech giants are on course to butt heads again.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Here's What We Know About Lockheed Martin's Mysterious SR-72

In 2013, Lockheed Martin announced development of the the successor to the SR-71 Blackbird spy plane.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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…

News | Interesting Stories

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

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

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