As I walked around the massive convention center at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) last week in Las Vegas, I heard three words echoing in my head. These three words, “Make it practical,” have become something of a litmus …

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Three years after it first photographed the streets of the Jewish nation, Israelis will once again see Google Street View in Israel. The Google cars and tricycles, fitted with 360-degree cameras to take panoramic images, will visit Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa and …

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Many Israeli tech firms have done just that, essentially transforming the way the world works today – and here, too, there are a lot more than 10. While what follows is by no means a comprehensive list that was originally published …

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  From the Jewish Standard By Larry Yudelson Published: 26 December 2014 Akiva Lipshitz, a Teaneck high school freshman, demonstrates his winning Pong game. If your idea of a good time is staying up all night writing computer programs, you’re …

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In a move to give individuals the tools to fully experience Judaism in their everyday lives, the Rabbinical Assembly, the international association of Conservative rabbis and Masorti rabbis (Israel and Europe) has created a new smartphone app. Sanctifull, as the …

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Microsoft is buying an Israel-based company whose specialty in pointing out the security flaws in its premier products. On Thursday Microsoft spokespeople announced that it was buying Israeli cyber-security firm Aorato, confirming rumors that have been circulating for several weeks. Vice-President …

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On the eve of the Sukkot festival, Michael Eisenberg, a partner at Israeli-based venture capital firm Aleph VC, took a look at how Israel’s economy has changed over the past 3,000 years through the perspective of Sukkot. He posted it on …

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Yitz Appel has created a mobile app for those who are Sabbath observant (Shomer Shabbos), but still want to use their smartphone. Called “Shabbos App”, he’s launching a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for its launch. Most people have thought …

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School is back in session in many parts of the country and that means the summer camp season has come to a close. With each passing summer, I try to evaluate the role that technology plays at sleep-away camp. It …

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Israeli company Taboola brings native to programmatic with its recent acquisition of Perfect Market. Taboola, the leading content discovery platform, today announced that it has acquired Perfect Market, a leading provider of digital publishing software solutions for driving traffic, engagement …

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