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Apps to help you prepare for Passover

This year, the Jewish holiday Passover begins April 3. The first night of the holiday is traditionally celebrated with a Seder. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on a handful of apps to help your family learn about and prepare for this special time of year.

By April 1, 2015


Facebook makes wrong call on anti-Semitic page

commentary Facebook's refusal to delete a page about "Jewish Ritual Murder" rekindles a simmering debate over how to respond when bigots use social networks to spread racist speech and hateful propaganda.

By March 15, 2014


Nick Kristof live-tweets his Bahrain visa crisis

New York Times columnist Nick Kristof flew to Bahrain and found himself unable to enter the country. So he decided to live-tweet his adventure.

By December 17, 2012


This week in Crave: The live long-and-prosper edition

With Easter, Passover, the start of baseball season, we get it -- you're busy. You deserve a break though, so sit back, relax, and enjoy this week's top stories from Crave.

By April 7, 2012


Robotic algorithms help pose life's big questions

Interactive sound installation at San Francisco's Contemporary Jewish Museum rigs up camera, speakers, and robotic know-how to get visitors asking questions from the silly to the sublime.

By March 23, 2011


Wind may explain Red Sea parting

Researchers suggest that "wind setdown," in which strong offshore winds can temporarily lower water levels in shallow coastal areas, could explain the famous biblical tale.

By September 22, 2010


A conversation with Microsoft's marketing strategist

In an interview, David Webster talks about the future of Microsoft's advertising, the impending launch of Natal and Windows Phone, and the challenges of going up against Apple.

By March 29, 2010


The 404 318: Where we feast on cupcakes and golden oreos

Caroline McCarthy and Tim Geisenheimer join The 404 today, while Jeff pretends to celebrate the Passover with his family. The ace reporter brings in cupcakes made with bacon-cream cheese frosting and beer. Sounds incredibly healthy.

By April 10, 2009


Turkish coffee set delivers flavor and fun

Even if you've never made Turkish coffee before, this set has everything you need. If you're already an expert, it makes a great gift for another coffee lover in your life.

By April 13, 2009


New York church brings Good Friday to Twitter

Trinity Wall Street, a tech-savvy Episcopal church in downtown Manhattan, has created a Twitter account that stages the story of Jesus' crucifixion.

By April 10, 2009