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Scientists warn Earth spinning faster than usual

Faster spin leading to shorter days could have a devastating impact on technology, especially computer networks.

Scientists warn Earth spinning faster than usual

Israel joins the quantum computing club

Weizmann Institute of Science researchers present Israel’s first quantum computer.

Israel joins the quantum computing club

Israel's Defense Ministry, Innovation Authority to fund Israel's first quantum computer

Revolutionary quantum computer technology development gets big boost from Israeli military and Israel Innovation Authority.

Israeli military to help fund Israel's first quantum computer

These are Israel's most common passwords of 2021

This year, the annual research examines top passwords in 50 different countries, differentiating by gender.

These are Israel's most common passwords of 2021

Inventor of PDFs passes away

Adobe co-founder Charles “Chuck” Geschke has died at age 81.

Inventor of PDFs passes away

Education Minister: The next school year will start without COVID

Minister Yoav Galant visited Beit El, where he distributed free computers to schoolchildren.

Education Minister: Next school year will start without COVIDplayer

Why Should Someone Use a VPN: A Helpful Overview

Today, the vast majority of people have access to the internet at all times.

Why Should Someone Use a VPN: A Helpful Overview

What is a proxy server?

What are proxy servers, and how do they function? Here's a quick explanation of what proxy servers do, and how to set them up.

What is a proxy server?

Jewish schools say computers in the classroom bring down costs

Embraced by low-tuition Jewish schools, ‘blended learning’ now catching on more widely.

Jewish schools say computers in the classroom bring down costs

Watch: The children of today meet the technology of yesteryear

What do children raised in the age of the smartphone think of classic computer systems of the 1980s?

Watch: The children of today meet the technology of yesteryearplayer

Haifa Team Takes Pride in New Intel Breakthrough

Intel announced a new family of Israel developed microprocessors that it says will double the performance of computers.

Haifa Team Takes Pride in New Intel Breakthroughplayer

Dangerous Trojan Horse Virus Hits Israel

Trojan horse viruses on Facebook are among the top threats to Israeli computer users for November.

Dangerous Trojan Horse Virus Hits Israel

Pentagon to Boost Cyber Security Force

The US has approved an expansion of its cyber security force, in an effort to improve its ability to defend critical computer networks.

Pentagon Approves Major Expansion of Cyber Security Force

Pro-Family MK's Name was Missing from Likud Ballot

Revenge of the "feminists" or technical oversight? MK Yulia Shamalov-Berkovich says she was robbed.

Pro-Family MK's Name was Missing from Likud Ballot

Disk-on-Key Inventor Unveils ‘See-Type’ Keyboard

The Israeli inventor of the Disk-on-Key has unveiled a new “smart keyboard” with a built-in screen to allow the user to see what is typed.

Disk-on-Key Inventor Unveils ‘See-Type’ Keyboardplayer

‘Muslim Messiah’ Cyber Attack on Iran

An Israeli security firm says an ongoing cyber attack aimed mainly at Iran uses Persian and is named after the “Muslim Messiah.”

Persian-Language Cyber Attacks on Iran Dubbed ‘Muslim Messiah’

‘Treat Anxiety with Computers instead of Drugs’

Anxiety in children can be treated better by using computers instead of drugs, says a Tel Aviv University professor.

‘Treat Anxiety with Computers instead of Drugs’

‘Flame’ Virus Aimed at Iranian-Russian Blueprints

The “Flame” virus is 20 times bigger than Stuxnet and was aimed at stealing blueprints, presumably of nuclear facilities.

‘Flame’ Virus Designed to Steal Iranian-Russian Blueprints

Intel Opens Computational Intelligence Center

Collaborative project brings together experts from Haifa Technion and Hebrew University, with initial $15M 5-year budget.

Intel Opens Computational Intelligence Center in Israelplayer

Video: The Wearable Tablet Enlists to the IDF

The IDF has begun to acquire a new wearable computer tablet system that can be used in nearly any situation.

Video: The Wearable Tablet Enlists to IDFplayer

Silicon Valley in Israel: Intel Launches New Chip

Israel once again lives up to its name as the Middle East’s “Silicon Valley” as Intel-Israel launches its new 3G Ivy Bridge processor chip.

Silicon Valley in Israel: Intel Launches New Chip

Iran Arrests Hacker of 3 Million Bank Accounts

An Iranian who wanted to expose bank security flaws fled the country and proved his point, exposing 3 million bank accounts.

Iran Arrests Hacker of 3 Million Bank Accounts

Microsoft Opens ‘Windows’ on Israel

Microsoft is increasing its focus on Israel and will send 25 of its senior officials to its Israel Research and Development center.

Microsoft Opens ‘Windows’ on Israel

Intel Banks on Israel for Profit, Seeks Workers

Intel Israel once again hangs out the “help wanted” sign as the company says the Israeli branch provides it with 40 percent of its profits.

Intel Banks on Israel for Profit, Hangs Out  ‘Help Wanted’ Sign

Israel Leads in Defense against Cyber Attacks

Israel leads the world in cyber war defense. Cyber war can “hit a country without shooting a single bullet,” says Israel’s cyber adviser.

Israel Leads in Defense against Cyber Attacks

El Al Computer Failure Grounds Planes

A computer systems failure temporarily grounded flights from two airlines Monday at Ben Gurion Int'l Airport -- but the cause is unknown.

El Al Computer Failure Grounds Planes

Round Two in Hacker War: El Al Site Attacked

Hacker “OxOmar” strikes again, this time shutting down the El Al and Tel Aviv Stock Exchange sites, but trading not affected.

Round Two in Hacker War: El Al Site Attacked

Saudi Hamas Man Gets 30 Months

A Saudi-born man with Jordanian and Australian passports was sentenced to 30 months in prison for helping Hamas terrorists.

Saudi Hamas Man Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison

Rocket Attacks Force Students to Study at Home

The rocket attacks may have shut down the schools in southern Israel, but classes are still going on - through the internet.

Rocket Attacks Force Students to Study at Home

‘Explorer 6’ Soon Just a Memory

Ten years ago this month, Internet Explorer 6 was a breakthrough. Now, it may be relegated to the hi-tech museum.

‘Explorer 6’ Soon Just a Memory

Approval for Digital Textbooks

A law that would provide students with a digital alternative to standard textbooks is making its way through the Knesset.

Ministers Approve Digitalized Textbooks Bill

Tech: Skating on Entropy

Tomorrow's computers may utilize nano-magnetic processors and memory that allow them to butt heads with the second law of thermodynamics.

Skating on Entropy: Future Computers

‘Cyber Pearl Harbor’ or a Prank?

Hackers hit the US Senate web “just for kicks” shortly after the CIA director warned the US faces a ”cyber Pearl Harbor” if security is breached.

Hackers Attack US Senate Website, Security not Harmed

Super Tech Projects on Display

Students at the College of Management - Academic Studies showed off their high-tech prowess with some great ideas and inventions.

Rishon College Kids Come Up With Super Tech Ideas

Anti-Israel 'Hacktivists' Strike

Once again, Israeli sites were invaded by Arab “hacktivists,” hackers who specialize in taking down Israeli sites to express their anger.

Anti-Israel 'Hacktivists' Strike Again

IDF Uses New Media

The IDF Spokespersons Unit explains at Herzliya Conference how it uses new media to make information accessible to everyone.

New Media Makes ‘Dry’ Information Accessibleplayer