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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Crypto giant Coinbase acquiring Israel’s Unbound Security. “We’ve long recognized Israel as a hotbed of strong technology and cryptography talent,” Coinbase said after securing the ac

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 28, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 28, 2021 The pace of Israel’s achievements is speeding up every week. There are many double events to celebrate in this week’s positive Israel newsletter. Just see the highlights below. The flor

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News   Moon Active valuation surges to $5 billion on back of $300 million Insight funding. The Israeli gaming company is expecting revenue of over $1.5 billion in 2021. Insight Partners invested

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 21, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 21, 2021 the highlights include:  Breakthrough Israeli-led research has located multiple weaknesses in cancer cells. Tel Aviv University is ranked world’s fifth best for entrepreneurship. Four Israeli pr

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News PM Bennett: The startup nation’s next mission is to solve global problems. In a video addressing Calcalist’s Mind the Tech NY 2021, the Israeli premier urged conference attendees to “harnes

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News OpenWeb raises $150 million to earn unicorn status. The Israeli company formerly named Spot.IM was valued at $1.1 billion in the Series E, of which $20 million will be allocated to secondary deal

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Fintech unicorn HoneyBook strikes sweet $250 million Series E, doubles valuation to $2.4 billion. The Israeli company, which has seen booking of more than $1.9 billion on its platform in 2021 alo

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

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

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CTECH – The Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Biotech startup Immunai earns unicorn status with $215 million Series B. The Israeli company has developed a technological platform that maps the entire immune system for better detection, di

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The Telescreens in Your Home Are Watching Your Every Move

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

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CTECH- The Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Cybersecurity valuations are a bubble, warn Check Point co-founders. Gil Shwed and Shlomo Kramer haven’t been partners for over two decades, but both believe that current cyber growth is unrealist

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CTECH -The Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News ironSource to acquire Tapjoy in $400 million deal. The acquisition is expected to strengthen ironSource’s platform which helps mobile app and game developers with monetization. Read more Israeli t

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Facebook has finally given a reason for the six-hour outage Monday - The Verge

Facebook platforms including Whatsapp, Instagram, Messenger, and Oculus VR were offline most of the day Monday as part of a massive outage caused by a configuration issue.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Oct. 4, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Oct. 4, 2021 Israel’s universal positive impact continues at fast pace. They include Covid-19 treatments, anti-bacterial breakthroughs, and 3D-printed blood vessels. There are major benefits to the disable

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Pokémon Go Furfrou forms and Trim guide - Polygon

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

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

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

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 19, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 19, 2021 The new Jewish year 5782 is a Sabbatical year when observant Israeli farmers allow their fields to rest. However, as this newsletter shows, there is certainly no rest for Israeli researchers, medi

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

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

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News We asked: ‘What was the biggest moment for you this year?’ (Part One) It’s been a crazy year of ups and downs – and Israel’s tech ecosystem is here to answer the ques

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CTECH: Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News

CTECH: Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News The “Great Resignation” is rocking Israel’s jobs market. For many of the local workforce, the global pandemic served as a chance to reevaluate their lives and careers, so who are the Israel

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CTECH: Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News   Chinese heads are turning to Israel’s proptech sector. Israel has seen recent success in construction technology, and China is looking at ways it can join in on the action. Read more Int

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

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

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News Investment platform OurCrowd in negotiations for $1 billion SPAC merger. Jerusalem-based OurCrowd, founded by Jon Medved, helps institutions and individuals invest in emerging companies and is c

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

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 15, 2021 This newsletter always contains true to life positive news articles from Israel. This issue is packed full of life-saving examples. They include successful coronavirus treatments, UV sterilizing, a

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CTECH – The Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News

CTECH – The Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Israeli gaming startup CrazyLabs acquired by Sweden’s Embracer Group. CrazyLabs was the third most downloaded publisher in all mobile games in 2020 with over 4.5 billion downloads and o

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 26, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 26, 2021 Israel’s positive impact reaches far beyond the tiny State of Israel. This week Israelis made major advances in fighting the global coronavirus pandemic. Other medical beneficiaries included

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Innovation & Technology News   “The world has lost all proportions, I hope these are not the last days of Pompeii.” Despite selling LiveU for $400 million, Eran Gorev, President of Israel and Senior Operating P

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

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

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

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

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

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

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TikTok and Buzzfeed Are Disrupting a $250B Industry

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

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 11, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 11, 2021 This week’s newsletter title reflects Israeli work to provide clean water to Africa, America and the River Jordan. But it is even more refreshing to see Israelis continue to produce a torrent

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News Outbrain announces $200 million investment from The Baupost Group. The announcement by the Israeli company came just one week after Outbrain’s prospectus for its first Nasdaq offerin

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News SentinelOne aiming to raise over $1 billion at more than $8 billion valuation after hiking IPO price range. The Israeli-founded cybersecurity company now plans to sell 32 million shares pr

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 28, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 28, 2021 Despite today being the fast of Tammuz, I’m still publishing this week’s positive Israel newsletter. As you will see, Israeli innovations and activities are bringing us closer to a futu

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Here’s everything Microsoft is removing from Windows 11

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

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Twitter for iOS supports sending tweets to Instagram Stories | Engadget

You don't need to screenshot a tweet anymore if you want to share it on Instagram Stories..

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News JoyTunes joins unicorn club with $50 million round led by Google’s investment arm. The Israeli startup’s revenue in 2020 surged to around $100 million, although the company is still belie

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iPhone and Android phones can permanently stop spam calls — here's how

Phone scams caused a total loss of around $19.7 billion in 2020 alone, according to recent findings by analytics company The Harris Poll. This number is expected to increase, but iPhone and Android phones can help stop malicious spam calls.

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News Israel’s first unicorn generation is becoming an unstoppable herd. monday.com’s record-breaking IPO represents a shift in how Israeli companies are viewed and treated. Now, they need to prove

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Invented in Israel, no-needle blood test will blast off for testing in space

Handheld device gathers data by scanning blood vessels in eye, sends results directly to doctors; is due to leave Earth for International Space Station in October

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News. Gong valuation surges to $7.25 billion in new $250 million funding round. The latest round means that the conversation analytics startup has become the highest valued private tech company in the

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These Apps Collect the Most Personal Data

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

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

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

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 31, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 31, 2021 Israel goes way beyond what should be expected of any nation of comparable size and population. This week’s medical highlights include therapy for “incurable” wounds and diseases,

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News BlackBerry and Verizon lead $20 million investment in cybersecurity startup SAM. The Israeli startup’s technology detects anomalies in device behavior across the network to identify threats and

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

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

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Microsoft to make coding 'in plain English' easier with PowerFx and GPT-3 AI model

Microsoft's integration of the OpenAI GPT-3 technology into Power Apps is the first time GPT-3 will be available commercially in one of its own products.

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Apple debuts creepy ad showing how your data is tracked — why iOS 14 is the solution

Apple debut new, unsettling ad that showcases how data tracking would operate if it happened in real life.

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Twitter is letting anyone apply for verification for the first time since 2017 - The Verge

Twitter has relaunched its public verification program, allowing anyone to once again apply to have a blue badge on their profile. You can apply from the Account Settings page on the web, as well as from within Twitter’s app.

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CTECH – The Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – The Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News VC 83North, investor of ironSource and Payoneer, raises new $550 million fund. The Israeli firm, which will take its assets under management to $1.8 billion, has registered 21 exits in all, i

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

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

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 16, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 16, 2021 Israelis and Israel’s friends globally have shown tremendous support for the Jewish State this week – perhaps the most unity since 2 million+ Jews gathered round Mount Sinai on this date

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The Best iPhone Camera Apps of 2021

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

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CTECH: Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News Innovating for the largest brewery in the world: Israel’s WeissBeerger serving millions of customers under the radar. WeissBeerger became the big data, analytics, and innovation arm of Anheuser

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

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

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Researchers Create Free-Floating Animated Holograms That Bring Us One Step Closer to Star Trek's Holodecks

Back in 2018, researchers from Brigham Young University demonstrated a device called an Optical Trap Display that used lasers to create free-floating holographic images that don’t need a display. That same team is now demonstrating a new technique that al

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  From cyber to banking: Palo Alto’s Nir Zuk recruiting investors for new digital bank. Zuk has partnered with Shmuel Hauser, the former Chairman of the Israel Securities Authority, and entrepreneur Yuval Aloni, to set up what would be Israel’

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

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

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 2, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 2, 2021 Besides Israel’s usual medical research breakthroughs, this week’s newsletter includes many news articles of Israelis working to benefit the disadvantaged in society. They include safer I

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How to change your iMessage phone number

Use this tip to change the phone number or email address associated with your iMessages.

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Apple AirPods Pro and Airpods 2 get new firmware update — here's how to install it

Apple released a new 3E751 firmware update with bug fixes and a potential improvement in noise cancellation.

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Leaked Facebook memo reveals how advertisers will be impacted following iOS 14.5 release

Apple finally introduced iOS 14.5 this week, which comes with the long-awaited App Tracking Transparency feature to prevent third-party apps from tracking users across the web. Since the announcement of this feature, Facebook has been complaining about th

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iOS 14.5 Lets You Stop Ads From Tracking You—So Do It | WIRED

Facebook and other advertisers fought the move, but App Tracking Transparency is finally here.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 25, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 25, 2021 The highlights include: Over 80% of Israeli adults have now been vaccinated against Covid-19. Israeli optical breakthrough allows for early detection of skin cancer. Israel marks Earth Day with na

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iOS 14.5 arrives this week. 2 reasons you should wait to update your iPhone or iPad

Being an early adopter of iOS 14.5 or any new software doesn't always pay off. Here's what you need to know.

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

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

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

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

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Who are Israel’s most in-demand online freelancers? According to analysis conducted by Fiverr, the most in-demand online services were mainly related to digital transformation. Re

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Apple will let Parler back on the App Store

Apple has approved Parler's return to the iOS app store following improvements the social media company made to better detect and moderate hate speech and incitement, according to a letter the iPhone maker sent to Congress on Monday.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 18, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 18, 2021 The theme of this year’s Israeli Independence Day was a huge “Thank You” to its citizens for their resilience in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. There was also much interna

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Here’s why iPhone 11 owners should download iOS 14.5 as soon they can

Apple’s iOS update output has increased substantially in recent years, with four major updates coming to iOS 11, five to iOS 12, and seven to iOS 13. We’re now four updates into iOS 14,…

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

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

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A huge new hacking threat was just discovered

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

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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

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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

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Candy XL Updates are live | Pokémon GO Hub

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

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Apple 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 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

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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

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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

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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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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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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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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.