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Popular language-learning app Duolingo launches Yiddish course
April 6, 2021
According to the website, some 10,000 students have already signed up to learn Yiddish.
Israeli tech firm offers app to government to keep tabs on quarantined COVID-19 patients
Inon Ben Shushan
August 4, 2020
Synel reaches out to the authorities, saying that its Harmony Smart app allows people in coronavirus quarantine to report their locations without compromising their privacy.
Networking, navigation app to support MS patients and health-care professionals
May 4, 2020
A benefit: Offering tools to store medical records in one place with the option to share them securely with family members or physicians.
Israelis may be required to install coronavirus tracking phone app to enter malls
April 29, 2020
The Health Ministry director said the app would reveal who was at the mall or market, which route they took and who they were near.
Israel Start-Up Nation invites fans to ride ‘online’ with professional cyclists
March 19, 2020
The March 20 ride can be seen via the Zwift online platform, enabling fans with “smart” home-trainer devices to join the ride on their own bikes through their phones, TV or iPad screens.
TikTok removes animated video depicting deadly attacks against Israelis
February 11, 2020
The Palestinian attackers in the clip are compared to birds of prey descending on their targets as a heroic tune plays in the background.
App creator Lightricks becomes Israel’s latest unicorn company
August 1, 2019
Creator of Facetune and Enlight photo- and video-editing apps raised $135 million in its most recent financing round at a $1 billion valuation.
Jewish dating app exposes records of 200,000 users
June 5, 2019
A spokesperson for Northsight Capital, JCrush’s parent company, said that it is “aware” of the breach and “secured the database immediately when the problem occurred.”
Hamas’s fake Red Alert app used to hack Israeli phones, say cyber-security pros
August 15, 2018
Once downloaded, the app takes control of the phone, allowing hackers to exploit the full range of the phone’s abilities, including to track the user’s location, take photos, record audio, send messages and make calls. It cannot be removed from the phone once installed.