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Israelis help build new Apple chip

Development of Apple’s M1 microprocessor for desktops and laptops was led by Israeli Johny Srouji with part of his team based in Israel. The M1 is Apple’s first in-house built laptop chip in its 36-year history. It powers Apple’s new … Continue reading

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Apple Design Awards winner

One of the winners of this year’s Apple Design Awards was the animation app LOOOM, co-founded by Eran Hilleli, graduate of Israel’s Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. A LOOOM user as young as four can “weave” colorful animations on … Continue reading

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Apple buys Tehran

The new drama series “Tehran,” by Israel’s public broadcaster Kan has been sold to Apple in what the corporation calls “one of the largest deals in the Israeli industry”. The show is one of the first foreign productions purchased for … Continue reading

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Picking out the bad apples

I reported previously (Jul 2017) on Israel’s AclarTech and its AclaroMeter app to determine the ripeness and quality of fruit and veg. The company has changed its name to Clarifruit, launched a new website and video to explain its goal … Continue reading

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Waste apples are a superfood

Scientists at Tel-Hai College and at the MIGAL Research Institute of the Galilee have developed a freeze-drying process that turns low-grade fallen apples into highly nutritional apple powder. It could save up to NIS 25 million from the 15,000 tons … Continue reading

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Israel is Apple’s 2nd largest R&D center

Apple CEO Tim Cook said that Apple’s offices in Herzliya is the company’s second-largest research and development office in the world. http://www.timesofisrael.com/engineers-in-israel-said-developing-augmented-reality-for-apple/

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Apple buys Israeli face-recognition security startup

Apple Inc. has acquired Israeli cybersecurity startup RealFace – whose facial recognition technology can be used to authenticate users. Its Pickeez app automatically chooses the user’s best photos.  This is Apple’s fourth acquisition in Israel. http://www.timesofisrael.com/apple-buys-israels-facial-recognition-firm-realface-report/

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The first camera for the Apple watch

I reported previously (Jun 26) that Israeli video messaging startup Glide was working on a new smartwatch project.  It has now announced that it is the CMRA camera for Apple’s smartwatch. You will be able to take photos and videos … Continue reading

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Israelis prompt Apple to boost iPhone security

Apple has fixed a security weakness in its mobile operating system, iOS 9.3.5. that was revealed by Israel’s NSO Group.  The flaw allowed malicious software to track calls and contacts, collect passwords, read texts and emails, record calls and trace … Continue reading

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Apple learns Hebrew

iPhone and iPad users will know about Siri – Apple’s speech-recognition robot. Now Siri (Speech Interpretation and Recognition Interface) will be available in Hebrew in March. http://www.timesofisrael.com/apples-siri-voice-assistant-learns-hebrew/

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