internet

Afghan coders practice at the Code to Inspire computer training center in Herat, Afghanistan April 2
Lack of internet causes many Mideast businesses to fail amid coronavirus

The region, excluding Israel, has the world’s second-largest technology usage gap – the discrepancy between the number of people who have access to the internet but choose not to use it.

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
26/09/2020
Israeli-based Wix is expanding its large R&D office in Vilnius, Lithuania
Wix now Israel's second most valuable company as retail shifts online

The coronavirus lockdown saw retailers scramble to open online stores, benefiting the tech company.

Internet usage in Israel spikes amid coronavirus pandemic, study finds

More Israelis are going online for shopping, banking, making payments and general use.

06/08/2020
After digitizing the Talmud, Sefaria seeks to do the same to democracy

Since 2012 Sefaria has offered free access to classic Jewish texts to millions of users each year, establishing itself as an invaluable resource for teachers, students and writers.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
14/07/2020
A businessperson working at his computer (Illustrative)
Israel's Bezeq to double internet speed, eyes fibre network launch

Bezeq, Israel’s largest telecoms group, has long sought permission from the Communications Ministry to allow it to offer speeds of more than 100 Mbps.

By REUTERS
13/07/2020
Porn actresses line-up at the opening of the "Venus" erotic fair in Berlin
Israelis on Pornhub, what do the chosen people choose to watch?

Pornhub Insights released their findings about how much porn various countries consume online, among them Israel.

By JOSH ARONSON/ MAARIV
04/06/2020
A Google search page is seen through a magnifying glass in this photo illustration taken in Berlin,
Google is sued in US for tracking users' 'private' internet browsing

The lawsuit seeks at least $5 billion, accusing the company of collecting information about what people view online and where they do their browsing, despite using what Google calls Incognito mode.

By REUTERS
03/06/2020
It is time for hassidic leaders to embrace the Internet – opinion

In the Jewish world, this pandemic highlights broader societal and narrower cultural disparities.

By FRIMET GOLDBERGER/JTA
27/05/2020
Coming soon: Internet domain names in Hebrew

According to the association, there are currently over 250,000 ".il" registered domain names, under four different extensions: co.il, gov.il, org.il and ac.il.

19/05/2020
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