The Los Angeles Unified School District, the second-largest public school district in the United States, has approved a plan that will provide every K-12 student and teacher in Los Angeles with an iPad by fall 2014.
Just a couple of years ago, the Israeli entrepreneurs behind the traffic-fighting smartphone app Waze were knocking down the door of every news outlet in Los Angeles. They were seeking publicity to help forge their way into the iPhones and Androids of L.A. drivers by promising some reprieve from “Carmageddon” weekend on the 405 freeway.
Consumer technology market analysts expect Apple to start taking a big bite from the emerging market for its products here when it opens its first store in Istanbul in a few months.
Apple will open its third research and development center in Israel.
When my boys were younger we had hot cider for them and the neighborhood kids after a hard day playing in the leaves. Now that my kids are out of the house and all I’m doing all the raking (yeah, right) I’ve decided to invite other “parents of children too old to do the chores we don’t want to do” over to share stores of epic piles of laundry that engendered shock and awe to all that beheld them.
The map included in Apple’s new iOS6 operating system reportedly does not show Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
This Passover, Jews can still reliably be called “the people of the book.” If sales of newly published versions of the haggadah are any indication, on the first night of Passover, when it comes time to tell the story of the Exodus, most people sitting at seder tables will be holding in their hands a text that consists of printed words and images on paper.
Israel proved itself to be a leader in technological innovation based on its strong showing at the Mobile World Congress.
I listen to music all day, in my car, in my office, at the gym, while walking the dog or taking a hike.
Entertainment executives are fond of saying that no matter what happens with technology, what will always matter most is good storytelling. What they don’t say — but what they’ve begun to wonder — is whether those stories may be on the way to becoming loss leaders and if the content business is quietly being transformed into the data mining business.
The world of Jewish news is now available for both the iPhone and Android.
Apple reportedly has purchased its first Israel-based company, Anobit Ltd., a flash storage solutions provider, for an estimated $500 million.
Apple will open a development center in Israel focusing on semiconductors, according to reports.
Apple reportedly is developing add-ons for the Siri interface that will include support for Hebrew, among other languages.
French anti-racism groups dropped lawsuits against Apple, Inc. after it removed an iPhone app called "Jew or Not Jew?" from online stores around the world.
With the passing of Apple founder Steve Jobs, master creator of the iPod, iMac, iPhone and iPad, many people are now wondering: Which future brilliant gizmo will be buried with Jobs that we’ll never get to see?
Social networking sites began buzzing immediately after word spread of the death of Apple Inc. visionary Steve Jobs Wednesday evening. Rabbis took time out of their busy preparations for Yom Kippur to halt their sermon writing and post personal reflections on what the contributions of Steve Jobs’ creative spark had on them.
Apple Inc co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs, counted among the greatest American CEOs of his generation, died on Wednesday at the age of 56, after a years-long and highly public battle with cancer and other health issues.
Apples and honey
Apple's iTunes has labeled some of the most well-known Jewish and Hasidic singers in the online music store "Christian & Gospel" section.
Big Brother is watching at Milken Community High School. At least, he’s watching your computer.
Apple Inc. removed the Arabic-language "Thirdintifada" application from its App Store following a request from the Israeli government.
Israel's government has asked Apple Inc. to remove an application called "ThirdIntifada," which encourages uprising against Israel, from its App Store. Israel's Minister of Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs Yuli Edelstein, made the request Tuesday in a letter sent to Apple founder and chief executive officer Steve Jobs.
The iPad is now officially available in Israel.
Summer is over, now the real work starts.