Tag archive for ‘MyHeritage’
Jewish Business News On Thursday, February 25th, 2021

MyHeritage Sold for $600 Million – Adds New Feature to Turn Old Pics Into Videos

MyHeritage Deep Nostalgia Israeli genealogy company MyHeritage has been sold for $600 million. That, at least, is the sum cited by anonymous sources in reports in both Globes and TechCrunch. The buyer is American More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, March 9th, 2020

MyHeritage Releases Massive Collection of Historical U.S. City Directories

1910 directory page for North Adams Street, Peoria, Illinois / Wikipedia Press Release MyHeritage, the leading global service for discovering your past and empowering your future, announced today the publication More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

surprising new study: The US is not the foreign country with the largest percentage of Jews

Hungary is the world’s highest rate of Jewish-Ashkenazi ethnicity, after Israel, more than in the US, according to a new genetic study conducted by Israeli startup MyHeritage. Russia ranks second in the More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, May 20th, 2019

MyHeritage launches a new DNA kit to provide personalized health diagnoses

MyHeritage, the Israeli family history and DNA testing, today announced a significant expansion of its genetics activities. The company has launched a new kit called MyHeritage DNA Health + Ancestry, to provide More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, February 25th, 2019

Israeli startup MyHeritage reunites Two Korean Sisters who were abandoned at a train station

Forty-seven years ago, two sisters were abandoned at train stations in the city of Tego in South Korea. One of the sisters Christine Panel was adopted by a family from the United States and the other Kim Halen More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

MyHeritage site was hacked, 92 million mail details were stolen

  MyHeritage site, the genealogy, and DNA testing service hacked and 92 million user mail addresses and passwords were stolen and found on a private server, according to a blog post reporting by information More...

Albert Hecht On Monday, March 5th, 2018

Israeli company MyHeritage looks to reunite adoptees with biological parents, siblings

  Israel based online genealogy company MyHeritage has announced a pro-bono (voluntarily and without payment) initiative called DNA Quest to help adoptees reunite with their biological families through More...

Abigail Klein Leichman On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Israeli Genealogical Website Helps Tribes in Papua New Guinea Preserve Their Histories

The distinct languages spoken by more than 800 native tribes in Papua New Guinea are fast disappearing—and taking their family stories with them into oblivion. In response, employees of MyHeritage, More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, December 15th, 2014

MyHeritage Launches New, Easier ‘Instant Discoveries’

Israel’s MyHeritage, a popular family history network, has announced the launch of its new free service called Instant Discoveries. The company says that it makes it easier for new users to embark on their More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, November 30th, 2014

MyHeritage Teams with RootsMagic to Advance Popular Geneology

MyHeritage, a popular family history network, and RootsMagic Inc have announced that MyHeritage’s Smart Matching and Record Matching technologies have been integrated into RootsMagic’s latest version More...

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