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Science & Technology | Technology

Facebook is ending forced arbitration for sexual harassment complaints - The Verge

Facebook is ending the controversial practice of mandatory arbitration for sexual harassment claims, following protests over such policies at Google, which ended them earlier this week.

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Here’s what Samsung’s whacky folding phone looks like in action

As rumored, Samsung showed off a prototype of a folding display today. Folded, it’s a smartphone. Unfolded, it’s a tablet. Neat! Less neat: the company sort of went out of its way to not really show very much. A prototype was on stage for abou

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Tel Aviv Based Do it yourself car-maintenance software firm eyes potential of self-driving cars | The Times of Israel

Tel Aviv-based Engie releases its Fleet app, to help car fleet operators, including rental and leasing companies, keep tabs on their vehicles

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Australian-Israeli startup creates water-based fuel for electric vehicles

Electriq~Global presents technology at Tel Aviv's Smart Mobility Summit; touts zero emissions, longer range and lower price

Science & Technology | Tech News

Here’s everything Apple announced today at its big hardware event | TechCrunch

From new iPads to new MacBook Airs, Apple had a bunch of hardware refreshes to debut this morning. Here’s everything they showed off. New MacBook Air The MacBook Air is, at last, getting a Retina display. Roughly six years after the MacBook Pro went hig

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MacBook Air: The Best and Worst Features | Digital Trends

Apple has announced a new MacBook Air today, bringing an update that we've been anticipating for many years. Here are three things we really like about what Apple has delivered, and two things we're less excited about, including the high price t

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Startup's Drone, AR Tech Proves Critical For Rescue Missions After Hurricanes | Technology News

Edgybees provides a real-time platform that uses 3D mapping, data, and live video from drones and other aerial platforms to help lead rescue efforts in public safety situations and natural disasters.

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Yikes! Online phishing attacks up 297% over last year

An online investigation revealed that phishing attacks are up 297 percent. Scammers using social media and online retailers to get access information

Business & Finance | Business

Teamable, the Tinder for hiring, raises $5M and acquires Simppler | TechCrunch

Teamable, a provider of hiring software that leverages employees’ social networks, has brought in $5 million from new investor Foundation Capital and existing backers True Ventures and SaaStr Fund. The startup also announced its acquisition of Simppler�

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Google Home Hub review: Basic by design

Google's Home Hub is designed to blend into its surroundings and can change color through an RGB sensor. Beyond that, it offers fairly mediocre performance.

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Apple launched a new privacy website that lets you find all the data the company has on you

Apple's privacy website relaunch is another step in the company's bid to differentiate its brand as one that avoids dealing in the sale of personal information of its customers. 

Gaming | Gaming

Analogue announces Mega Sg console for playing Sega cartridges - 9to5Toys

Analogue's latest console will play over 2,000 original cartridges that were made for Sega Genesis, Mega Drive, and Master System.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook will delete posts that spread voting misinformation this election

Facebook today announced it’s tackling the most basic form of fake news to circulate around the time of an election: Voter misinformation and anything that might keep users away from the voting booths this fall. Specifically, the company revealed it wou

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli app seeks to create video trail to nail reckless drivers

Jerusalem-based Comroads sets up a pilot app to create social network for drivers to share 'vital video evidence' of car accidents

Business & Finance | Business

San Diego matures as a tech hub

San Diego's status as a tech hub is becoming increasingly important, with a growing pool of engineers and a surge in VC investments.

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What I learned by bringing down LinkedIn.com

After a few months working at LinkedIn, I was starting to feel comfortable in my role as a Site Reliability Engineer. And then "the incident" happened.

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How Much Do YouTubers Make? Revenue Streams and Top Performers

There's big money in the YouTube video market, but it's not so easy to crack the cash code online.

Science & Technology | Social Media

YouTube Stars Accused of Profiting Off Fans' Depression - The Atlantic

Viewers are outraged that some of the site’s biggest celebrities have partnered with a controversial online counseling service.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook removes over 550 Pages, 250 accounts in latest spam purge ahead of US midterms

The hundreds of bad accounts were removed for breaking the site's rules for "spam and coordinated inauthentic behavior."

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Three Israeli Firms Among TIME Magazine's 50 'Genius Companies' For 2018

Workspace giant WeWork, water testing company Lishtot, and AI radiology startup Aidoc were selected by the esteemed American magazine among global giants such as Nike, Amazon, Apple, and Disney. | NoCamels

Business & Finance | Business

The End of Snap and Tesla – No Mercy / No Malice

Snap and Tesla were sold this week. They just don’t know it yet.

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Apple reportedly plans to give away its TV content, because that worked well with U2

Apple has answered two questions in one day, or rather a CNBC report citing someone within the company has. Why are the shows it's planning so allegedly boring? And what does it plan to do to get a foot in the door in an increasingly competitive stre

Science & Technology | Social Media

Google+ to shut down after coverup of data-exposing bug

Google is about to have its Cambridge Analytica moment. A security bug allowed third-party developers to access Google+ user profile data since 2015 until Google discovered and patched it in March, but decided not to inform the world. When a user gave per

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook, the Company That Keeps Selling and Losing Your Data, Wants to Put a Camera in Your Home

Facebook Portal (and a larger model, Portal Plus) is an in-home smart display designed for video chatting, better known as the worst part of the Jetsons' vision of the future.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook, are you kidding? | TechCrunch

Facebook is making a video camera. The company wants you to take it home, gaze into its single roving-yet-unblinking eye and speak private thoughts to your loved ones into its many-eared panel. The thing is called Portal and it wants to live on your kitch

Business & Finance | Business

The next big restaurant chain may not own any kitchens

If investors at some of the biggest technology companies are right, the next big restaurant chain could have no kitchens of its own. These venture capitalists think the same forces that have transformed transportation, media, retail and logistics will als

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Apple might have an iPhone dilemma next year | Pocketnow

Apple's iPhone dilemma might be something serious come 2019, when the company will have to make a tough decision for the iPhone.

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Apple's T2 Chip Makes Third-Party Mac Repairs Impossible

If you own a 2017 iMac Pro or 2018 MacBook Pro, Apple requires proprietary software to repair your device, even if all you need is a new battery or keyboard replaced, which means only Apple and authorized service providers can fix your Mac.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

New York City Wants To Become A Cybersecurity Leader - With Israel's Help | Technology News

The New York City Economic Development Corporation's plan to make NYC a global cybersecurity leader includes a new Global Cyber Center established by Israel's SOSA and an investment hub by Jerusalem Venture Partners. | NoCamels

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Wi-Fi is About to Get a Lot Easier to Understand | Fortune

The Wi-Fi Alliance trade group is ditching the alphabet soup of 802.11ac for a much clearer naming structure.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Windows 10 October 2018 Update: the 10 best new features

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 October 2018 Update is being made available to existing machines today. All you have to do is visit Windows Update to manually trigger this latest update, or wait...

Science & Technology | Social Media

Relike lets you turn a Facebook page into a newsletter | TechCrunch

French startup Ownpage has recently released a new product called Relike. Relike is one of the easiest ways to get started with email newsletters. You enter the web address of your Facebook page and that’s about it. The company automatically pulls your

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Facebook warns that third-party apps could have been affected by recent breach

It may not just be your Facebook account at risk. The social media giant has warned that third-party apps which allow users to log in via their Facebook accounts may also have been affected by the recent security breach, though the company has yet to conf

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Trump administration looks to speed 5G networks, ease hurdles | Reuters

The Trump administration said on Friday it is seeking to remove hurdles to faster deployment of the next generation of wireless communications, known as 5G, which it touted as revolutionary for a host of industries.

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Some iPhone XS and XS Max devices have an annoying charging problem

Some iPhone XS and XS Max owners have noticed a bug that's stopping their devices from charging properly.

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AirPods 2 Teased By Apple And Coming Soon? Here's All You Need To Know

The upgrade to Apple’s surprise killer hit is eagerly awaited but tantalizingly out of reach. When should we expect AirPods 2 and what will the new smartbuds be like?

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

5 Israeli Companies Putting Surgery-Assisting Robots In The OR | Health News

In the wake of Mazor Robotics' $1.6B acquisition - the largest exit for an Israeli biotech firm - these are the companies developing revolutionary surgery platforms.

Science & Technology | Tech News

This is the coolest iPhone camera accessory ever made, and it’s on sale today only

The cameras on Apple’s latest iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are absolutely incredible. They’re able to capture photos and videos with quality you won’t believe. As good as they are,…

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Apple updates Apple TV Remote, revamps Workflow as Shortcuts for iOS 12 | VentureBeat

Coinciding with iOS 12's release today, new versions of Apple TV Remote and Shortcuts are out, and other updates can be expected throughout the day.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter says bug may have exposed some direct messages to third-party developers | TechCrunch

Twitter said that a “bug” sent user’s private direct messages to third-party developers “who were not authorized to receive them.” The social media giant began warning users Friday of the possible exposure with a message in the app. “The issue

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Amazon just revealed its plan for total smart home domination

Amazon is putting Alexa in microwaves, wall clocks, and much, much more.

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Echo Auto brings Alexa to cars

As Amazon noted at today’s event, the company has already been working with a number of car companies to bring Alexa to vehicles. There are already a number of high-profile partners, including Toyota, Ford, Lexus, BMW and Audi. Today, it announced its p

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iOS 12 review: Finally, the fear of upgrading is over

iOS 12 may not have some of the big marquee features of previous years' updates, but it still delivers massive improvements everywhere it counts most.

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Lyft brings its electric scooters to Santa Monica

You no longer have to be a Denver resident to try Lyft's electric scooters. The two-wheeled transports are now available in Santa Monica, California under a ci...

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MacBooks powered by iPhone processors are finally going to happen soon – BGR

When it came time to introduce the new iPhone chip last week, Apple gave an ample presentation to the new A12 Bionic platform, that packs the six-core processor that’s now more powerful and efficient than last year’s model, the quad-core Apple GPU, th

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There’s no going back now: YouTube fully commits to vertical video with new ad format

YouTube's new vertical video ad format signals a shift in the video giant's view of the vertical video format.

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New leak suggests that Apple’s entry-level phone will be called the iPhone XC - The Verge

A new leak suggests that Apple’s next iPhones will be called the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Plus, and the iPhone XC, along with some potential pricing information.

Science & Technology | Tech

Dozens of iPhone Apps 'Constantly' Sending Location Data to Data Monetization Firms

Dozens of popular iPhone apps are sharing the location data of millions of mobile devices with third-party data monetization firms, according to a...

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Startup To Scale-Up: Israel's 10 'Hottest' Companies, According To WIRED | Technology News

Healthy.io, Lightricks, Vayyar, and Missbeez were among the Israeli startups selected by the renowned American tech magazine for its Europe's 100 startups annual round-up.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Tel Aviv University Among World's Top 10 Universities Producing Entrepreneurs, Startup Founders | Technology News

Tel Aviv University was the only non-American institution in the top ranking, according to a new report by research firm Pitchbook.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter brings Bookmarks to the web with a new design, now in testing | TechCrunch

Twitter is testing a new experience for web users, the company announced in a tweet on Thursday. A small number of Twitter users will see the updated version of Twitter for web, which will include access to Twitter’s Bookmarks feature, and scrolling thr

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Chrome’s new design brings fresh problems for Google to fix

Even though Google gave Chrome a makeover with an entirely new look, a number of users would like the option to revert back to an older build of the browser for more stability. Chrome's new design also brought new problems, and many users are reporti

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10 things in tech you need to know today

Facebook will say that it was "too slow" to act on Russian interference, The FCC boss who repealed net neutrality says Google, Facebook and Twitter might need "transparency obligations," and Google posted its testimony for the congressional hearing today,

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Alexa voice control is coming to Toshiba televisions | VentureBeat

Starting next year, many of Toshiba’s OLED, 4K, and Full HD Smart Range televisions will respond to Alexa voice control, the company announced today. Alexa in Toshiba televisions will be able to do things like change the channel or volume, deliver movie

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook has removed all cross-posted tweets

Facebook users are complaining the company has removed the cross-posted tweets they had published to their profiles as Facebook updates. The posts’ removal took place following the recent API change that prevented Twitter users from continuing to a

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Twitter suspends more accounts for 'coordinated manipulation'

Twitter's long been under fire for its approach to bots and extremist accounts, but now it appears to be taking a more proactive stance towards its community gu...

Science & Technology | Social Media

The Impossible Job: Inside Facebook’s Struggle to Moderate Two Billion People - Motherboard

Moderating billions of posts a week in more than a hundred languages has become Facebook’s biggest challenge. Leaked documents and nearly two dozen interviews show how the company hopes to solve it.

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Apple reportedly mulls iPhone Xs names, no ‘Plus’ for 2018 models

Apple faces a naming conundrum ahead of the release of its three 2018 iPhones, and is considering tweaking some key branding conventions, including removing the “Plus” name and skipping…

Science & Technology | TECH

How doorbell cameras are creating dilemmas for police, neighborhoods

Police departments want to know about crimes, suspicious activities caught on home security cameras before homeowners post videos on social media.

Gaming | Gaming

Microsoft reportedly to offer Xbox One consoles and services as a subscription

Microsoft is reportedly going to unveil a new approach to delivering Xbox One consoles and services to players: An all-encompassing subscription.

Gaming | Gaming

Grab A Major PC Game For Free On Steam Right Now

For Honor: Starter Edition is free to keep right now on Steam.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram users are reporting the same bizarre hack

A bizarre Instagram hack appears to be spreading: users' account names, bios, and profile avatars are changed, as is all their contact information.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Swipe right for home: Israeli startup brings finger-motion tech to car commands

Jerusalem-based Inpris's technology allows drivers to control music, phone calls, messaging, and navigation without taking eyes off road

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom on winning the Stories war - The Verge

Two years after Instagram cloned Snapchat Stories, we interviewed CEO Kevin Systrom about his future plans.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

At The Wheel: Why Israel Is A Driving Force Behind The Cars Of Tomorrow | Technology News

Israel's auto tech industry is thriving and startups in this sector are regularly striking up new partnerships, forming strategic alliances, and grabbing the attention of high-profile investors and even buyers.

Science & Technology | Tech

How 15 Tech Companies, Sites and Gadgets Got Their Names

Study up on the origins of this tech giants.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Delegation seeks Israeli startups to help African farmers boost crops

Team from Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa visits Israel to pinpoint local agricultural technologies that are pertinent to Africa's challenges

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook and Instagram now show how many minutes you use them

It’s passive zombie-feed scrolling, not active communication with friends, that hurts our health, according to studies Facebook has been pointing to for the last seven months. Yet it’s treating all our social networking the same with todayR

Science & Technology | Tech

The robot controlled by your thoughts

How you can correct the mistakes of robots using only brain and muscle signals.

Politics | Politics

Facebook bug switches 14 million users' default sharing settings to public - TechSpot

Facebook is informing 14 million users that what they assumed were private posts could have been viewable by the public. A bug caused the users' “suggested” sharing option to be set to “public” by default, rather than basing the suggestion&hel

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter turns to academics to improve conversational health on the platform | TechCrunch

Twitter is partnering with two groups of academic researchers to figure out how to measure the health of conversations happening on the platform. It’s all part of the company’s continuing long game for social relevance. Despite the fact that it lost 1

Science & Technology | Tech News

How a Bunch of Lava Lamps Protect Us From Hackers

Inside Cloudflare's San Francisco office, 100 units of Edward Craven Walker’s groovy hardware help guard the internet.

Science & Technology | Technology

Meet the $27 pen that lets you draw physical objects in midair – BGR

Whether or not you have a single artistic bone in your body, we guarantee that you will have an absolute blast with the Canbor 3D Printing Pen. This awesome contraption 3D prints the same type of plastic that a conventional 3D printer does.

Science & Technology | Social Media

LinkedIn adds support for sending voice messages – a feature nobody was asking for | 9to5Mac

LinkedIn today announced a new feature for its Messaging platform that seemingly nobody asked for. In a blog post, the company revealed that you can now record and send voice messages up to one-min…

Science & Technology | ISRAELI TECH

Facebook Acquires Israeli Messaging Platform Startup Redkix For $100M | Technology News

The Israeli company will join Workplace by Facebook, the tech giant's answer to popular collaboration service Slack.

Science & Technology | Technology

Defying Reality: The oncoming train of virtual reality adventure | VentureBeat

The following is an excerpt from Defying Reality: The Inside Story of the Virtual Reality Revolution by David M. Ewalt.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli startup seeks to head off hacking threats from connected cars

When SafeRide's technology detects an anomaly it alerts a security operations center, which then decides how to respond

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple's HomePod will reportedly be able to make calls soon

Apple is believed to be adding some notable features to its Siri-powered HomePod smart speaker, including the ability to make and receive phone calls.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram now lets you see when your friends are online

just added a new feature that lets your followers see when you are "active" and using the app

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter bots are running amok with your public Venmo data

Here's another reason why you might want to double-check your privacy settings: transactions you may have thought were private could be on Twitter right now

Science & Technology | Tech

Aston Martin reveals flying car that could hit 200 mph | Fox Business

The British sports car maker introduced the Volante Vision Concept at the Farnborough Airshow.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple Suddenly 'Confirms' Three Radical New iPhones

Apple has suddenly confirmed its most exciting new iPhones in years...

Science & Technology | ISRAELI TECH

Former Israeli soldiers use AI to wage war on convenience store lines

We spend two years of our lives waiting in lines. Enough is enough! Trigo Vision, an AI startup with a team of warriors at the helm, is here to kill queues.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

‘Flying’ Food: Drone-Delivered Meals May Soon Be A Reality With Israeli Firm Flytrex

The Tel Aviv company was recently selected by the FAA's Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Integration Pilot Program to test its technology in the US.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Researchers use AI to predict Alzheimer’s disease progression

Researchers at Unlearn, a startup that designs software tools for clinical research, have developed a system that predicts the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

Business & Finance | Business

Apple’s App Store revenue nearly double that of Google Play in first half of 2018

Apple’s App Store continues to outpace Google Play on revenue. In the first half of the year, the App Store generated nearly double the revenue of Google Play on half the downloads, according to a new report from Sensor Tower out today. In terms of

Science & Technology | Tech

An iPhone survived 48 hours in the ocean and retained most of its battery

An iPhone 7 went for a dive, and lived a full 2 days to tell the tale. In what may be the most impressive story about a waterproof case, a scuba diver found a very rare form of marine memorabilia when she saw an odd light come from the seabed. The iPhone

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple stops selling last worthwhile MacBook Pro | 9to5Mac

In the wake of the new 13-inch and 15-inch Touch Bar models today, Apple has stopped selling the much-beloved 2015 MacBook Pro. For people who despised butterfly keys, or mourned the lack of legacy…

Science & Technology | Social Media

In Twitter Purge, Top Accounts Lose Millions of Followers

Some popular figures — including Barack Obama, Ellen DeGeneres, Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Ashton Kutcher — lost a million or more in the crackdown.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Startup Monday Had To Change Its Name After Mockery. Now Its Team Software Is Worth $550M

A year ago, Israeli startup monday.com had a name no one understood. Now with a $50 million funding valuing it at $550 million, people are noticing its team software.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Amazon, Zeekit partner for virtual wedding dress try-on | ISRAEL21c

The collaboration will allow brides to shop and purchase bridal gowns online using precise measurements taken via mobile phone.

Gaming | Gaming

Pokémon Quest reaches 7.5 million downloads after launching on Android and iOS | GamesBeat

The Pokémon Company International announced today that its free-to-play game Pokémon Quest has reached 7.5 million downloads on the Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android.

Science & Technology | Technology

Most anticipated tech products of 2018 (and beyond)

New iPhones and Pixels, a new Nintendo Switch service and lots more are coming this year (and next).

Science & Technology | Tech

Low on Gas? You Can Now Get It Delivered to You | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

News | News

Under Attack: Israeli Cyber Experts Warn Of Large-Scale Healthcare Hacks

From MRI machines to pacemakers, insulin pumps to X-rays, healthcare administration systems to medical practice files are all rife with personal information that is easy to access.

Gaming | Gaming

Xbox One’s July update includes a clever new FastStart feature for game downloads

FastStart will download the important parts of games first so you can launch them quicker

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The West Bank

Israel Says Hamas Tried to Snare Soldiers in World Cup Cyber Trap | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

Israel‘s military accused the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas on Tuesday of trying to hack the mobile phones of Israeli soldiers through...

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple rebuilding Maps in massive overhaul, first results appearing in next iOS 12 beta | 9to5Mac

TechCrunch has published a new piece detailing Apple’s massive effort to rebuild Apple Maps from the ground up — specifically the mapping data — with a combination of iPhones and those Apple …

Science & Technology | Tech

Segway announces its motorized, self-balancing e-skates

The skates use Segway’s gyroscopic balancing technology that’s been found in the Human Transporter since 2002. It allows each skate to feature just one wheel rather than the set of four found on traditional roller skates.

Science & Technology | Technology

Why Apple May Be Lowering iPhone Prices This Year

Apple's new iPhones may come at lower prices than last year's larger screen models.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple to Unveil High-End AirPods, Over-Ear Headphones For 2019

Apple Inc. is about to pump up the volume on its audio-device strategy, planning higher-end AirPods, a new HomePod and studio-quality over-ear headphones for as early as next year, according to people familiar with the matter.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli military rolls out anti-kidnap app to keep soldiers safe

Distress button will alert authorities to an emergency, triggering video, voice and text communication with 3 army headquarters

Business & Finance | Business

YouTube adds new monetization options for creators

YouTube announced today it would be adding new options for creators to make money from their content. Most of the options are reminiscent of what other platforms have tried, but they could still alleviate a problem YouTubers have been facing for over a ye

News | Fake News

Facebook expands fact-checking program, adopts new technology for fighting fake news | TechCrunch

Facebook this morning announced an expansion of its fact-checking program and other actions it’s taking to combat the scourge of fake news on its social network. The company, which was found to be compromised by Russian trolls whose disinformation campa

Science & Technology | TECH

Why Apple’s AirPower Wireless Charger Is Taking So Long to Make

When Apple Inc. introduced AirPods earbuds in 2016, chief designer Jony Ive hailed the beginning of a new "wireless future." The company’s devices would connect and charge without fiddly white cords and unsightly plugs and sockets.

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook launches Workplace for Good, a free version of its enterprise product for non-profits | TechCrunch

Workplace is making a push into the non-profit segment. Today the enterprise communications app from Facebook — which competes against the likes of Slack, Hipchat, and Microsoft’s Teams — is launching a new tier of the product called Workplace for

Science & Technology | Tech

Google will fix Home and Chromecast bug that reveals your location

Don't look now, but your Google Home speaker or Chromecast could give away your whereabouts... for a little while, that is. Google has promised a fix for an aut...

News | News

Apple Gets U.S. Supreme Court Review on iPhone App Fee Suit

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Apple Inc.’s bid to kill an antitrust lawsuit over the market for iPhone apps in a case that could shield e-commerce companies from consumer claims over high commissions.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter stock is at a three-year high. What is going on? - Recode

Unlike years past, people aren’t just buying Twitter because they think the company will be acquired.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple 2018 iPhones: Cheaper LCD-based models to outsell OLED flagships

A report says two OLED-based iPhones are expected this year, but the lone, less-expensive LCD will win more buyers.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel kicks off plan to become global leader in digital health technologies

Program is part of a NIS 1 billion National Digital Health plan that aims to make Israel a global leader in digital health technologies

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel: OrCam's Revolutionary Tech Opens A Whole New World For The Visually Impaired

The Israeli company's portable MyEye 2.0 is seen as a game-changer for the blind and partially sighted, and it's the size of a USB flash drive.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Flying Cars May Have Finally Found Their Launch Pad In Israel

Israeli company Urban Aeronautics developed an unmanned airborne vehicle, a concept on top of the agenda at the TechCrunch Mobility Conference in Tel Aviv.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Meet IDFs new incendiary kite-attacking drone

With flaming kites from Gaza ravaging Israeli farmland, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has provided what the IDF hopes will be an answer to the primitive weapon—the 3kg Firefly—also capable of creeping up on enemy positions and exploding.

Science & Technology | Tech

Elon Musk is serious about adding thrusters to the new Tesla Roadster, the option will replace the back seats | Electrek

Elon Musk has confirmed that he is completely serious about adding thrusters to the new Tesla Roadster and he added that the optional package will replace the mysterious back seats that the upcomin…

Science & Technology | Tech News

Meet the people who still use Myspace: 'It's given me so much joy'

Once it was the biggest social network; now it’s a ghost town. But for a handful of hardcore users, Myspace remains essential

Business & Finance | Business

Twitter to raise $1 billion in debt as stock price surge signals investor confidence

While Facebook is embroiled in controversy after controversy and Snap faces questions about its traction and viability, long-maligned Twitter is suddenly feeling the warm fuzzies from investors. Th…

History | History

D-Day: How technology helped win the Normandy invasion and World War II - The Washington Post

The brave troops who stormed the beaches in France had a secret weapon: brilliantly designed boats that made the attack possible.

Science & Technology | Technology

Everything Apple announced at WWDC 2018

The first day of Apple’s annual WWDC 2018 developer conference came and went, with myriad features, tools, and tidbits announced to the world. From iOS and augmented reality to tech addiction…

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

This app by an Israeli startup is a hit on Broadway

GalaPro, created by a Herzliya-based startup, sends subtitles, dubbing and amplification services for shows to your smartphone

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple is adding group FaceTime video calls to iOS 12

Apple is adding the ability to FaceTime more people onto a video call, allowing up to 32 people to be on the call — and tapping an increasing interest in group video calling stemming from apps like Houseparty As far as features go, this was a pretty nat

Science & Technology | Technology

This Could Be The End Of The Smartphone ‘Notch’

The race to build a smartphone that has an uninterrupted, edge-to-edge screen may soon be ending.

Science & Technology | Tech

The mad, twisted tale of the electric scooter craze - CNET

Betrayal, clipped brake cables and chop shops. And that's just in San Francisco.

Science & Technology | Technology

Why unlocking your door with Amazon’s Alexa may never be completely safe

Amazon users can unlock their doors by saying “Alexa, unlock door” and verbally entering a pin code. Unfortunately, the system can be easily circumvented.

Science & Technology | Tech

Uber adds a 911 'panic button' to its US app

Uber today pushed out a special option within its app that allows US users to contact emergency dispatchers immediately, potentially sharing their location as well. According to The Verge, the “panic button” has been added to the safety center menu o

Cars & Motorcycles | Cars

Tesla Model 3: How Software Update Makes Good on a Key Elon Musk Promise | Inverse

Tesla has started rolling out a software update for its Model 3 all-electric vehicle, first entering production in July 2017. The changes improve the braking system's ability to respond to sudden braking shocks and shows how the company is gradually i

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Six Israeli startups that are helping save lives

Companies are among 62 featured in David Wanetick's book 'Solution Nation,' about Israeli firms having a global impact

Science & Technology | Tech News

Apple Warns iPhones Have A Serious Problem

Apple has revealed internal tests showing serious problems in some of its most popular iPhones...

Science & Technology | Tech News

Alexa recorded a woman’s private conversation and sent it to a random contact

A woman claims that her Amazon Echo recorded her voice and sent it to a random contact without her knowledge.