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.


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.


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,


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.


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.


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.


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.


Auschwitz town gets app to remember Jewish past

By Mark Robins, July 4, 2012

The town in southern Poland where the Auschwitz concentration camp was located now has its own iPhone app.

The app, called Oshpitzin - the Yiddish name for the town, uses the latest technology to tell the story of the pre-war Jewish community of Oswiecim.


Deal reached in Google France autocorrect battle

By Heidi Heinemann, June 29, 2012

Internet giant Google has reached a deal with French anti-racism groups following a lawsuit brought against it in regards to the autocomplete feature of its search engine.


Leading the world

June 29, 2012

It is a sign of the astonishing pre-eminence and success of Israeli hi-tech that no one will be the least surprised by the comments of Eric Schmidt, the chairman of Google, that Israel is shaping the 21st century. Nor will there be any surprise at the breadth and stature of the participants at this week's superb Innovate Israel conference. Israel faces many problems.