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TIME Magazine On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Uber to Face Lawsuit Claiming Discrimination Against the Blind

– – A California court has ruled that ride-sharing service Uber must face a lawsuit that claims the company has discriminated against blind people by sometimes refusing service to passengers with More...

Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Citizenship Granted to Descendants of Portuguese Jews

Jews who can trace their roots to Portugal can now apply for citizenship in the country, a move that follows similar legislation in Spain. The legislation comes as the government has made several gestures More...

Eli Horn On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

Billionaire Carl Berg Sings Praises of Tech Investments, Real Estate, Common Sense

Carl Berg, a Silicon Valley real estate mogul and venture capitalist, recently sat down for an interview for the February issue of Bloomberg Markets magazine. Here are some excerpts: Q: What was your best More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Israeli Personalized Probiotic Makes your Vagina Smell Like a Peach

Sweet Peach Probiotics promises to make women’s vaginas smell like peaches. Designed by Austen Heinz and Gilad Gome, Sweet Peach is a personalized probiotic that was created to help women manage UTIs and More...

Roy Goldenberg On Monday, November 17th, 2014

Israelis win PayPal Battle Hack grand prize

– Shai Mishali and Pavel Kaminsky developed AirHop, making it possible to send messages in areas with no cellular reception. –   Israel has long been considered Start-up Nation, but it seems More...

Noam Meir On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Mark Zuckerberg Spends More than $100 Million on Hawaiian Properties

What was until now only a rumor has been confirmed: Mark Zuckerberg put down more than $100 million to buy A Hawaiian island getaway. According to a report in Forbes, the world’s youngest billionaire acquired More...

Tibi Singer On Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Max Levchin Looking to Repeat Paypal Success with Affirm

  PayPal co-founder Max Levchin netted a reported $34 million when his brainchild was sold to eBay in 2002 for $1.5 billion. Ever since that day, the sometimes weird whiz kid Levchin, now 39, has More...

S.M. Lightening On Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Facebook Employee Allegedly Confirms Developer Claim in Zuckerberg Suit

– A Facebook employee’s email is being used by land developer Mircea Voskerician, who is suing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for reneging on a promise to help him with business networking as More...

Yoel Bermant On Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Paul Simon and Sting To Hit The Road Together In North American Tour

– As well as appearing in a series of concerts with Sting in the United States, Simon will be recognized for his charity work   at a  Carnegie Hall concert  in March of  next year. –   Paul More...

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