Tech


October 7 Massacre, Binance
Survivors of October 7 sue Binance for allowing money transfers to Hamas and Islamic Jihad

Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, is now being sued in US court for allowing the financing of terrorist groups on their platform.

Avi Woolf | 16:53

Mekorot, Hydroelectrity, Environment

Israeli Water Company Mekorot to Build New Hydroelectric Plant in the South

The turbine powering the plant is expected to produce some 3.5 million kilowatt-hours a year, or enough to power a 500-family town for a whole year.

Avi Woolf | 06.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Antisemitism, TikTok

President Herzog Presents Senior TikTok Executives With Evidence of Antisemitism Problem on Platform

The meeting comes against the background of growing controversy over TikTok's moderation policies towards openly antisemitic content.

Avi Woolf | 06.02.24

Nokia, Cellphones

Nokia Owner HMD Global Abandoning Name for New, Independent Line of Phones

While still offering Nokia products for sale at its website and via its company, the once-dominant cellphone company may have reached the end of the road, at least regarding phones.

Avi Woolf | 04.02.24

Vaulta's Repairable Battery, The Fully Charged Show 

Revolutionizing Battery Sustainability: Vaulta's Recyclable Tech Unveiled

In a breakthrough for battery technology, the 'Fully Charged Show' explores Vaulta's pioneering approach to crafting recyclable and easily repairable battery packs. The team at Vaulta has set out to transform how we view and interact with batteries, making them not only more environmentally friendly but also user-friendly. Watch:

Abraham Gutman | 30.01.24

Electric Vehicles, China

Chinese EV Sales Growing, But There Are Problems on the Horizon

Rising fuel prices, large inventories, and a glut of deliveries mean lots of deals on Chinese-made electric vehicles in Israel. But future problems may cloud this bright future.

Avi Woolf | 29.01.24

Microsoft, Tech, Gaming

Microsoft to Lay Off 8% of Its Gaming Division Staff, Especially in Activision Blizzard

The news comes months after Microsoft had acquired Activision Blizzard for $69 million to better compete with gaming giant Sony.

Avi Woolf | 25.01.24

Electric Vehicles, Charging Taxes

Israeli Government Preparing Charging Tax for Electrical Vehicles

The tax, which would be based on "smart meters" at public charging stations or the regular home electric bill, is aimed at preventing too much strain on the electrical grid.

Avi Woolf | 25.01.24

Social Media, Tech, Content Creation

Deloitte Forecast for Online Media in 2024: More Fragmentation, Experimentation

The international professional services network issued a 2023 report on the changes the worlds of gaming, social media, and content creation have undergone over the past year, and what we can expect for the future.

Avi Woolf | 25.01.24

OnePlus 12 Teardown, JerryRigEverything 

OnePlus 12 Teardown Unveils Revolutionary Dual Cryo-Velocity Cooling System

Jerry from the 'JerryRigEverything' YouTube channel provides an exclusive look at the OnePlus 12's advanced cooling tech | Watch:

Abraham Gutman | 24.01.24

Google, Tech, Tabs

An Easy End to Endless Tabs? New Chrome AI Feature To Help Users Group Tabs Together Faster

In an announcement made on January 23, Google announced new generative AI features for its Chrome browser, including a function that makes it much easier to organize tabs.

Avi Woolf | 23.01.24

Tech, SEO, Google

Google Reportedly Struggling with "SEO Spam" - and AI Spam is Just Getting Started

According to a new, collaborative study involving three institutions, Google search has been steadily losing quality due to the effectiveness of SEO-driven spam.

Avi Woolf | 22.01.24

Tech, Smartphones

Apple Overtakes Samsung in Smartphone Deliveries in 2023

The iPhone giant officially overtook the maker of Galaxy phones in smartphone deliveries in 2023, in what is otherwise considered to be the worst year in a decade for smartphone sales.

Avi Woolf | 16.01.24

Electrical Vehicles, Finance Ministry

New Budget Proposes Complete End to Electrical Vehicle Tax Breaks

In a sharp break from past policy, the Finance Ministry is now proposing an end to the reduced sales taxes on electrical vehicles and a significant reduction in subsidies for new charging stations.

Avi Woolf | 10.01.24

2024 Electric Cars

Exploring the Future: A Comprehensive Look at Every New Electric Car in 2024

In a recent upload by the "Fully Charged Show" on YouTube, automotive enthusiasts and consumers alike are treated to a sneak peek into the near future of electric vehicles.

Abraham Gutman | 10.01.24

Blind Smartphone Camera Test 2024

MKBHD's 2024 Blind Smartphone Camera Test: Unveiling the Ultimate Shooters!

Renowned tech reviewer MKBHD has just dropped his latest YouTube video, featuring the much-anticipated 2024 Smartphone Camera Blind Test.

Abraham Gutman | 09.01.24

Internet, Cookies, Google

Chrome Begins Phase-Out of Tracking Cookies

Starting four days ago, Google began road-testing its Tracking Protection feature on Chrome for 1% of users, with the idea of phasing them out entirely by the end of 2024.

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| Avi Woolf | 08.01.24

Elon Musk, Wall Street Journal, X/Twitter

Elon Musk Tweets Sharp Criticism of WSJ After Its Report On His Drug Use

In a tweet he posted on X/Twitter, Elon Musk said that the TMZ entertainment gossip site has higher standards than the Wall Street Journal, after the latter published a report on his personal drug use.

Avi Woolf | 08.01.24

Technology, Space

Privately Built Vulcan Rocket Launches at Cape Canaveral to Send Spacecraft to Moon

The United Launch Alliance sent its powerful Vulcan rocket into space for the first time to send a robotic lander named Peregrine to the moon.

Avi Woolf | 08.01.24

Artificial Intelligence, Microsoft

Windows to Introduce AI Button on New Windows 11 Computers

This is the first time Windows keyboards have been updated since the Windows button was introduced in the 1990s. The key will appear to the right of the space bar.

Avi Woolf | 04.01.24