Technology

It's about time social media did right thing

By Robin Shepherd, August 16, 2012

There may still be some out there who think this is all a figment of Benjamin Netanyahu's imagination. But, back on planet Earth, the global delegitimisation of Israel is very frightening, very widespread and very real.

More..

Geeks meet geeks for UK/Israel technology parley

By Zoe Winograd, August 16, 2012

It was a unique moment when our geeks met their geeks to discuss what the UK can learn from Israel’s work in successful innovation.

More..

Rabbis urge Apple to ban antisemitic app

By Marcus Dysch, August 15, 2012

An app which allows a notorious antisemitic book to be downloaded to mobile devices has been condemned by the Conference of European Rabbis.

The Protocols of the Elders of Zion is available to buy for 69p on Apple’s iTunes store.

Its description on the store acknowledges that the Protocols is a forgery and part of antisemitic, anti-Zionist conspiracy theory.

More..

Thousands join debate on dangers of internet

By Marcus Dysch, August 2, 2012

A conference to discuss steering young strictly Orthodox Jews away from online dangers is expected to attract up to 6,000 people.

More..

Israel brainwave gets French robot to walk

By Nathan Jeffay, July 19, 2012

A man in Israel has controlled a robot in France using just his brainwaves, in what is being heralded as a major scientific breakthrough.

More..

The JC app: On iPad, iPhone and Android

July 12, 2012

It has never been easier to stay in touch with the Jewish Chronicle, now on iPad,

More..

Scientist says Higgs boson discovery 'just the beginning'

By Jennifer Lipman, July 12, 2012

An Israeli scientist whose efforts led to the discovery of the “God particle” has stressed that the project is far from over.

Technion professor Shlomit Tarem is one of 2,500 physicists from 37 countries who helped build Atlas, the largest of the six particle detector experiments constructed at the Large Hadron Collider at the Cern facility.

More..

Google invests in Mussolini project

By Benjamin Lazarus, July 9, 2012

Google is investing millions of dollars in a YouTube channel dedicated to Benito Mussolini.

Having struck a deal with the Italian government, Google will upload an archive containing 30,000 newsreels and documentaries, many of which glorify Mussolini and his reign.

More..

BT turns to Israeli Hi-tech expertise

July 5, 2012

BT has appointed an Israeli hi-tech firm to manage security issues for its leading global accounts.

The British communications company selected Petach Tikvah-based firm Cyber-Ark Software in a deal said to be worth millions of shekels.

More..

Ed Balls unveils plans for UK-Israel 'economic dialogue'

By Martin Bright, July 5, 2012

An incoming Labour government will learn from the Israeli hi-tech success story and consolidate the UK-Israel trade relationship, according to Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls.

More..