Google now translates Yiddish

By Marcus Dysch, September 3, 2009

Do you find yourself sitting in front of the computer desperately trying to remember whether you mean khaver or khazer in the email you are sending your bubbeh?

Well, platz no more. Google has launched a tool which translates English words and phrases into Yiddish, and vice versa, in seconds, eliminating unfortunate misunderstandings and leaving you ongeshtopt with new phrases.


Our Facebook error, by the Yahoo! boss

By Candice Krieger, August 6, 2009

Hindsight is a fine thing. Just ask Toby Coppel, a former senior executive at global internet company Yahoo!


Koogle is kosher

By Simon Round, June 18, 2009

Until now, strictly Orthodox Jews have been reluctant to use the internet search engine, Google, for fear of clicking on something immodest or unkosher.

Now, they do not have to — they can Koogle it instead.
The new Orthodox-friendly search engine — a pun on the haimishe potato bake — filters out religiously objectionable material.