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Yahoo! Secretly Scanned Emails for NSA and FBI

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 5:30pm 10/4/2016 at 5:30pm

Reuters has reported that Yahoo! secretly scanned customers’ emails on behalf of the NSA and the FBI. The company even “built a custom software program” to monitor the emails for specific information:

Some surveillance experts said this represents the first case to surface of a U.S. Internet company agreeing to a spy...

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Registering to Vote Now Possible By Text Message

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 5:30pm 9/25/2016 at 5:30pm

Yes, it’s a real thing.

CNN Money reports:

HelloVote launched on Thursday to help people register in about a minute by sending a few texts.

In the last presidential election, about 33 million people — more than 15% of citizens eligible to vote — were reported as not registered, according to data from the...

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Israel seeks to foster women entrepreneurs in India

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 12:00pm 8/9/2016 at 12:00pm

Today, around a million women work in India’s Information Technology (IT) sector, with their strength expected to double in next couple of years. Engineering and technology sectors, previously regarded as male bastions, too have undergone change with 20-30 percent of engineering graduate now being women — a rise from 2-8 percent back in the...

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Indian and Israeli Startups Come Together to Develop Medical Solutions

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 12:30pm 7/14/2016 at 12:30pm

An upcoming startup event promises to bring hundreds of Israeli and Indian entrepreneurs to collaborate in creating healthcare solutions for India. India’s largest startup incubator T-Hub has tied up with Pears Foundation to organise the first ‘India-Israel Med4Dev Hackathon’ from July 22nd to 24th, 2016. The organisers expect more than 150...

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FBI May Not Need Apple’s Help After All

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 8:30am 3/23/2016 at 8:30am

One day before Apple and prosecutors were to face off in court, the U.S. Department of Justice was granted a request to cancel the Tuesday hearing on whether Apple should assist the FBI in bypassing security measures in a locked iPhone used by a San Bernardino terrorist.

The hearing was cancelled by U.S....

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Apple to FBI: ‘The Founders Would be Appalled.’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 18, 2016 at 9:00am 3/18/2016 at 9:00am

In the latest round of legal battles between Apple and the FBI over accessing data in an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists, Apple has fired back at...

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Will WhatsApp Be Government’s Next Target?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 1:00pm 3/17/2016 at 1:00pm

As the nation watches the FBI battle Apple in court over access to a terrorist’s iPhone data, a conflict with another Silicon Valley company simmers in the background.

With over a billion users, the Facebook-owned mobile app WhatsApp is one of the world’s largest messaging platforms and allows users to send text messages and make phone...

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Israel expanding ties and economic development help in Africa

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 11:30am 3/15/2016 at 11:30am

Theodor Herzl, founder of modern Zionism, the movement that led to the creation of Israel, wrote in 1902, “Once I have witnessed the redemption of the Jews, my people, I wish also to assist in the redemption of the Africans.”

Today, the State...

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Are your internet-connected home devices spying on you?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 8:00pm 2/14/2016 at 8:00pm

So far, it’s not Big Brother listening to your every word, but someone may be . . . if you have a Smart TV or other internet-connected devices

A year ago, Samsung confirmed that their Smart TVs are indeed listening in on everything you say and do and is warning customers to...

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