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New Holocaust app puts players in shoes of Jewish boy in 1930s Berlin

The development of the app is notable not only from an educational standpoint, but also from the perspective of the medium of video games, which has traditionally forgone discussing the Holocaust.

22/06/2020
Israelis can virtually bring Rivlin to their home this Independence Day

Thanks to Tetavi, it's now possible to hear Rivlin's Independence Day address personally through alternate reality without the use of a smartphone app.

30/04/2020
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Rav-Kav travel card is leaving the station, replaced by apps, bracelets

The new system will monitor how users travel and will choose the cheapest option based on their travel at the end of each month.

09/02/2020
A teenage boy looks at his smartphone screen.
Teenager launches online course to help break smartphone addiction

With half of all children receiving their first phone between the ages of 10 and 12, smartphone addiction is becoming a problem worldwide.

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Most Israelis exposed to online dangers, few change passwords

According to a study done by ESET, nearly half of Israelis were hurt due to spam or malicious emails.

‘Digital detox’ is a business model

Yom Kippur reminds us we are are slaves to our tech, here's how other are detoxing.

By JESSICA ROY/LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS
08/10/2019
Shabbat candles
Can Shabbat become a tool to improve human-technology relationship?

The Global Technology Shabbat Movement is encouraging everyone to disconnect from screens for one day every week.

Children are dying because parents are on their phones

Authorities around the world are now explicitly warning people against using their smartphones whenever a child is near water.

04/09/2019
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Children are dying because parents are on their phones

Safety experts from around the globe have issued warnings time and again that drowning is most often silent.

03/08/2019
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