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Computer Giant to Invest $5 Million in Israeli Education

Computer giant Intel has announced that it will invest five million dollars (NIS 20 million) into Israeli high schools over the next four years, to provide advanced science, technology, engineering and math education to students in the “startup nation”.

Israeli Med Tech Company Acquired for $300 Million

US medical device company Covidien has acquired Israeli respiratory systems maker superDimension for approximately $300 million, winning a bidding war to purchase the company for its bronchial tube endoscopes which reduce the invasiveness of surgery.

Follow Knesset Vote Count in Real Time!

Politics junkies and sports fans alike will enjoy the new up-to-the-minute poll updates being made available for this Tuesday’s Knesset elections.

Judaic Classics Torah Treasures

Recently, I came across a great program that will definitely come in handy whether you are a student, scholar or anyone who learns Gemara. In addition to Gemara, this program comes with many useful Hebrew texts. The name of this program is Judaic Classics Torah Treasures.

Is Christopher Reeve’s Dream Coming True?

Unlike those of previous studies, Courtine’s stimulations only targeted the precise location of the movement.

IBM Unveils Tool To Fight Computer Bias

It’s not just humans who are biased. Apparently, computer algorithms are too. That's why IBM recently unveiled AI Fairness 360 (AIF360) – an artificial...

Report: Apple Not Seeking to Purchase Waze

Rumors that Apple wants to acquire Israeli social navigation app developer Waze are false, according to a report by CNET.

Microsoft, Israel To Sign Strategic Partnership

Just ten days after the launch of Windows 8, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer arrived in Jerusalem to discuss a memorandum of understanding between his company and Israel’s Finance Ministry to form a strategic partnership to develop and promote technology.

Is Tech The Answer For Seizure Patients?

Once programmed, the RNS System monitors a patient’s brainwaves and is ready to provide treatment whenever it detects unusual activity that can lead to a seizure, even if the patient is sleeping.

Instagram Unveils Anti-Bullying Tool

When posting a selfie, a shimmer of hearts floats across the screen and the user is encouraged to tag a friend to spread kindness.

DavkaWriter Platinum 6.0

After an exhaustive hunt and with great effort, the hidden afikoman was finally found. This is usually preceded with the lengthy negotiations and yearly challenges some families face on what reward best fits the beneficiate? Especially once kids get older, this task seems more difficult with each passing year.

IBM Haifa Developing Real-Time Shopping App

IBM in Haifa is developing a a new augmented-reality mobile shopping app to enable retailers to personalize customers’ shopping experiences from their smart phones and tablets.

Electronics Today

In an effort to accommodate the haredi world, Bezeq is now offering “kosher” phone service. This service will ban all calls to inappropriate numbers. Bezeq invested over $500,000 into this service and is offering it free of charge.

Trope Trainer Deluxe

If you frequent Jewish websites, I am sure that you have come across the name 'Trope Trainer' before. After seeing it so many times all over the place I decided I wanted to see for myself what all the hype was about.

Tanach

Judaica Press, in conjunction with Davka software, offers a great alternative to your traditional Chumash or Navi by giving you The Judaica Press Tanach on CD-ROM.

Bar Ilan Responsa

Bar Ilan Responsa, Volume Ten Plus is a powerful product that will make a very nice addition to your Jewish software library. In fact, it will probably make up a large part of your Jewish software library. This is a most excellent option for the student who needs a serious array of resources at an affordable price.

DavkaWriter Dimensions

For those who own Davka Writer Platinum and are utilizing the text library feature in it, I am sure you are probably very satisfied with your purchase.

$1 Million Israeli BRAIN Prize To Be Awarded in 2013

A $1 million dollar prize has been announced which will go to the individual or team with the highest potential for helping people around the world by the non-profit organization Israel Brain Technologies.

Israeli Scientists Grow Sperm Cells in Lab

A new technique developed by Ben- Gurion University researchers has resulted in the laboratory creation of mouse sperm cells from testicular germ cells.  Profesosr...

Doro Tree

In the past few years, quite a few programs have been released to the public that help make tracing your lineage a lot easier. However, for the Jewish community at large, extra features are required that have not been addressed in these programs. That is until recently, with the release of Doro Tree.

Touch Typing Now!

As computers are being used by more and more people, it has become apparent that typing is not just a skill required by typist anymore. Acquiring strong typing skills is imperative when conducting a thorough web search or any other computer program.

How Apple Made Me A Better Jew

Over the past few weeks, I've become an improved Jew. I learn more, say more brachos, bench more, and didn't have a problem remembering the day in the Omer. I haven't been to Israel recently, didn't have a near death experience that reawakened my spiritual side, nor did I feel empty in my life and decided I needed to search for more meaning. So what caused this recent growth spurt in my Judaism? I got an iPod touch.

Israel Welcomes 300 Int’l Asian Science Prodigies

Over 300 young science geniuses from across Asia and the Pacific participated in the sixth Asian Science Camp (ASC) in Jerusalem this past week. It was Israel’s first time hosting the science camp, which is typically held in Asia. Students arrived from 23 different countries-- including nations which don't have diplomatic relations with Israel.

A Revolution For Jewish Women: Technology Meets Halacha

Rabbi Fishel Jacobs of Kfar Chabad in Israel believes the Jewish world is experiencing a “family purity revolution.” He should know. Since 1998, Rabbi...

Taking Your Business To The Next Level

I’m a small business owner and I’m just so overwhelmed by the number of programs/applications available for small business owners.

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