I recall my experiences as a teenager working waiting tables in various restaurants. There was a high-paced energy that was difficult to maintain, but the greatest challenge was constantly being hungry while serving others food. Today, many have it much worse than anything I...
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A Jerusalem court denied a request filed by Arab-Israeli lawmakers and mayors, as well as religious leaders, that would have required Google to remove an anti-Muslim movie from YouTube and block all Israeli access to it.
The request to the Jerusalem District Court to issue an...
July 30, 2012 | 10:09 am
An eighth-grader at the San Diego Jewish Academy won a science prize at the second annual Google Science Fair competition.
Jonah Kohn, 14, won a $25,000 scholarship for his device that uses tactile sound to enhance music for people with hearing loss.
“In essence they said that it...
June 28, 2012 | 10:18 am
French groups have settled a lawsuit accusing Google of violating French anti-racism laws because of a function that they say perpetuated anti-Semitic stereotypes.
Google’s “autocomplete” feature suggests the word “juif” or “Jewish” as a top choice in connection with...
June 5, 2012 | 1:11 pm
Jerusalem’s Old City and parts of historic Tel Aviv are featured in Google’s new “World Wonders Project,” although Jerusalem is not included under the Israel category.
The project allows visitors to take a virtual tour of the 132 historic and heritage sites from 18 countries and is...
May 21, 2012 | 2:34 pm
Google will donate office space to the new applied science graduate school of Cornell University and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
Google CEO Larry Page and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the partnership Monday at a news conference at the company’s New...
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August 17, 2011 | 10:22 am
Google released a new toolbar feature that was developed in Israel.
Google Related, a service available on the Google Chrome toolbar and as a new feature on the Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer, provides additional information about related websites. The feature was developed at Google’s Israel R&D center.
July 19, 2011 | 5:15 pm
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A court in Buenos Aires has ordered Google to stop recommending anti-Semitic and racist websites to users.
The injunction issued May 17 comes following a complaint filed by several Jewish organizations. The decision came on the World Day of the Internet.
The court ordered Google...
January 26, 2011 | 10:08 am
A joint project between Yad Vashem and Google will make public access to Nazi-era documents and photographs easier.
Israel’s national Holocaust museum and archive and the Google search engine on Wednesday announced that they had made 130,000 photos and documents from the museum’s...
January 18, 2011 | 11:12 am
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Israel will take part in a pilot program to encourage Israeli advertising agencies to allocate more resources to advertising on YouTube.
During the yearlong program, the Israeli agencies will receive reduced fees for advertising on YouTube and instruction in YouTube’s measurement...
August 16, 2010 | 2:15 pm
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Google removed Nazi-related applications from its Android downloads following protests from Jewish users.
Google removed the apps from search results last Friday, according to PC Magazine. Google said in a statement that the apps were “upsetting” and violated the terms of service....
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Sell It, Sam
Nice editorial on the demise of the L.A. Times as we have known it and loved to hate it all these years ("Sell It, Sam," Aug. 1).
Didn't anyone realize when Sam Zell bought the Tribune Co. that real estate value was at the top of his list?
And as to the problems of...
July 30, 2008 | 4:30 pmI'd like to introduce a new verb to the dating lexicon: "Gogle," a combination of the words Google and "ogle."
One online dictionary defines "oglers" as those who ". . . look at especially with greedy or interested attention."
"Gogle" means to look up a person you want to date...
July 24, 2008 | 12:44 am
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That’s the report from the Pew Internet Life Peeps:
NEW YORK - More Americans are Googling themselves â and many are checking out...
September 27, 2007 | 3:45 pm
No doubt about it, JewishJournal.com is a Web resource for seekers of all sorts of information.
They search, they click, they visit, and sometimes—if they’re lucky—they find what they’re looking for.
Here are some of today’s searches, and the answers they thought they found:
Is there a holiday today?
Who was that French mime who died?
How much do eight large chicken breasts weigh?
Where can I buy Weepuls?
What’s it all about, Alfie?
August 7, 2007 | 2:17 am
An anti-Semitic Web site is first on Google when you search for ‘Jew,’ and e-mail about the issue is making the rounds again.
Two people here at JewishJournal.com got the e-mail last week and both asked me what was up. I told them not to worry, it was old news (from 2004), not to...