Own an iPhone? No Aliyah to the Torah for you!Jerusalem rabbi issues religious ruling barring people who possess smartphones with unfiltered internet access from Torah readings.
Are haredim embracing the internet revolution?New research reveals the mysterious world of haredi internet users - what do they do online, and how does it influence them?
Dubai religious authorities ban stealing WiFiDubai's Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department says it's against Islamic law to use neighbor's WiFi without permission.
Israel to tax global online companiesTax Authority to charge VAT on local sales by international-based online firms such as Google and Facebook. Fair, or bad for business?
Likud seeks to restrict 'inappropriate' websitesInternet providers will filter access to harmful content unless the subscriber provides proof of age.
Poll: Israeli Teens Seek Jobs in High-TechMore than a quarter of Israeli teens see a future for themselves in the high-tech sector, a poll shows.
ISIS Bans Private Internet in its 'Capital'Islamic State only allows internet at monitored cafes, to create 'news blackout' on what's happening in Raqa and prevent defectors.
Expert: 'Smartphone Culture' Kills Personalities'Smartphone culture' hindering children from learning building blocks of communication, psychologist Dr. Michael Abulafia argues.
Project "Bomb Shelters Online" UnderwayBomb shelters in the line of Hezbollah rocket fire, outfitted with WiFi, will be more user-friendly during attacks.
Internet Black List Aims to Take Down Anti-SemitesAn activist fighting anti-Semitism in France has established a “blacklist” of anti-Semitic and anti-Israel public figures.
New App Allows Surfin' the 'Net with Peace of MindToday the world really is at our fingertips - with 75% of children using smartphones, how can we protect them from harmful content?
Sites in US, Canada and Ireland Hacked by ISISFBI investigates how ISIS imagery and music were placed on sites associated with car racing, Goodwill center, and rape crisis center.
'FCC 'Net Neutrality' Vote Influenced by Obama'Decision to regulate internet will lead to 'gov't control of the internet,' directly influenced by Obama, Republican lawmaker warns.
Fighting ISIS on the Online BattlefieldHow do you counter ISIS propaganda recruiting jihadists? You make your own propaganda, experts say.
Cautious Jihadists Scaling Back Social Media UseISIS, Nusra Front recruits concerned intelligence agencies gleaning crucial data from Facebook to use against them, pinpoint locations.
US, EU Ministers: Web, Border Monitoring NeededIncreased Internet surveillance and tighter border checks are 'urgently' needed to foil jihadist attacks, officials meeting in Paris said.
North Korea's Internet Back OnlinePyongyang's network back after hours of outage; cause of cyber-blackout still unknown.
Suit Over Iran's Internet Could Make Legal HistoryFor years, Nitsana Darshan-Leitner has been battling terrorists and their sponsors in the courts - has she just found her trump card?
US Terror Victims Seek to Seize Iranian AssetsVictims look to seize US-provided internet resources belonging to the Islamic Republic of Iran, sparking debate on internet and politics.
Phone, Internet Down in Judean TownCar hits Bezeq phone tower in Mitzpe Yericho, knocks out entire phone system; repairs may take a while.
US, UK Warn Against Using IE Until Bug FixedWindows XP users warned to steer clear of popular internet browser - or severely compromise their internet security.
Anti-Semitism A Major Problem for Jews EverywhereArutz Sheva discussed Holocaust Martyrs and Heroes Memorial Day with Carol Nuriel, a senior researcher at the Anti-Defamation League.
Yeshiva Boys Succeed with Judea, Samaria Alert AppYeshiva students create successful project giving Judea, Samaria residents information on attacks, crime in real time.
Google Buys Israeli Startup SlickLoginSecurity startup uses smartphones and high-frequency sounds for identity verification at websites.
Protests Rage in Turkey over Internet CensorshipTurkish police use tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters demonstrating against invasive Internet laws.
Netanyahu Opens CyberTech 2014 ConferenceNetanyahu announces cyber defense facility in Be'er Sheva. IBM senior vice president reveals cooperation with Ben Gurion University.
Law: ISP Must Provide Free Filtering SoftwareThe government authorized for a vote a law that would require ISPs to provide internet filtering programs to their customers
Google: Bennett the Most-Searched PoliticianNaftali Bennett is Israel’s most-searched politician. Ayelet Shaked, Shelly Yechimovich make search list, too.
Dangerous Trojan Horse Virus Hits IsraelTrojan horse viruses on Facebook are among the top threats to Israeli computer users for November.
UWI's 'Stop Iran' Initiative Hit by Cyber-AttackSuccessful 'Stop Iran' petition site targeted in internationally coordinated cyber-attack, 1 year after UWI Pillar of Defense site attacked.
The Internet - Fertile Ground for Jew/Israel- BashingAn Australian writer comments on a major cause of the growth of anti-Semitism in places where it was uncommon.
American Jews and the InternetInterview with Prof. Ira Sheskin, Director of Jewish Demography Project at Miami U.: "Significant percentages of singles have used a Jewish Internet dating service..but the most important Jewish use of the Internet is in education."
Embattled Assad Opens 'Instagram' AccountSyrian President Bashar al-Assad has officially opened a new Instagram account in an effort to bolster his image.
Poll: Most Parents Don't Know What Kids Do OnlineA poll showed only a third of parents were filtering or tracking their children's online activities.
'Halalgoogling' Blocks Anti-Muslim ContentA new online search engine is blocking web content deemed “haram,” or forbidden in Islam.
Facebook 'Deserves Credit' for Hate Speech RemovalAnti-Defamation League today praises Facebook for removing the page the leading Hungarian purveyor of anti-Semitic hate speech.
Rowhani Welcomes Facebook, Rejects SegregationIran's president-elect expresses progressive views about civil liberties, freedom of expression and the internet.
Facebook: Over Six Million User Details ExposedFacebook revealed that due to a bug on site, roughly six million phone numbers and e-mail addresses had been inadvertently exposed.
Experts Join Forces in New Book to Combat Hate'Viral Hate' lays out a blueprint to take steps to stem tide of hate speech on Internet.
U.S. Allows Sales of Comms Equipment to IraniansU.S. eases some of the sanctions on Iran in order to give Iranians access to Internet services and social media.
Coming Soon: Smartphones for Haredi CommunityA smartphone catering to the haredi community and approved by a rabbinical committee to launch in coming months.
Iran Tightening Control of the InternetIran is tightening control of the Internet ahead of next month’s election, being mindful of street protests organized the last time around.
Syria Cut Off from the InternetSyria cut off from the Internet, say U.S. tech firms. Internet blackout may be an indication of an impending military offensive.
Iran Launches 'Islamic Google Earth'Tehran is planning to launch its own 3D mapping service, after accusing Google Earth of being a spying tool used by western agencies.
Saudi Arabia: 'WhatsApp' Breaks RulesSaudi Arabia warns that it will implement "suitable measures" if providers of Internet messenger apps fail to comply with regulations.
Egypt Arrests Divers Accused of Cutting CablesThe Egyptian military has arrested three scuba divers accused of cutting an undersea Internet cable off coast of Alexandria.
'Hacktivists' Vow to 'Erase Israel From Internet'“Hackers Anonymous” vows to “erase Israel from the Internet” in coordinated attack.
Internet Slowed by 'Biggest Cyber-Attack Ever'Experts worry the attack could escalate to affect banking and email systems.
Syria, China, Iran: 'Enemies of the Internet'Syria, China, Iran are flagrantly spying online, media watchdog RSF said Tuesday.
Authors Oppose Amazon Control of .Book WebsitesUS publishers have called on the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers to deny Amazon exclusive rights to websites names
UN: Mobile Phones to Match Globe's PopulationThe number of mobile telephones worldwide is set to catch up to globe's population next year, according to the United Nations.
Hackers Access Thousands of Twitter AccountsTwitter revealed that "extremely sophisticated" hackers may have gained access to information on thousands of its users.
'Anonymous' Hacks US Government WebsiteActivists from the infamous hacker group 'Anonymous' have disabled US government website and have vowed to release classified information.
Iran Launches Islamic YouTube Rival WebsiteIran has launched its own video-sharing website to compete with Google’s YouTube, whose content is deemed inappropriate by Islamic regime.
What Israelis Seek on Google: Lower Phone PricesGoogle's Israel office released statistics on how Israelis used the company's search engine in recent weeks.
Hareidi School Teaches Smartphone AppsHareidi women in Bnei Brak learn to create smartphone applications in a new course.
Report: A Third of 'Tallbacks' Racist, HatefulA study said that a large number of the “talkbacks” on Israeli news and opinion sites are hateful, racist, and just plain mean.