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Shimon Peres calls for tech to leverage infantry

Appealing to an audience of inventors at the Launch conference, the president of Israel suggested they could both help Israel and take advantage of its resources.

By March 7, 2012


Amazon debuts long-form Q&As in Kindle short-form shop

The company takes another step down the path of content creator by debuting extended written interviews with high-profile figures and world leaders, starting with Israeli President Shimon Peres.

By July 25, 2013


Amazon scores Obama Q&A for Kindle Singles Interview series

A coup for Kindle's shop for mini e-books, the new interview series lands President Obama as its next subject. It's the latest move inching the e-commerce giant into the realm of news.

By July 30, 2013


J.J. Abrams to talk up 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' via Facebook Live

The social network is live-streaming a conversation with the director, along with original Mr. Sulu George Takei, Friday evening, by way of its Facebook Live site.

By May 10, 2013


Eric Schmidt: World Wide Web has yet to live up to its name

Google's executive chairman says the Internet is leaving the majority of the world's population behind.

By June 19, 2012


Apple goes 'new' school with iPad

The next generation of the tablet arrives, while the feds crack down on LulzSec. Also: Meet Google Play.

By March 9, 2012


iPad banned in Israel: Could the UK be next?

The Apple iPad is not welcome in Israel because it may have over-powered Wi-Fi -- customs has a pile of seized iPads to prove it

By April 16, 2010


Israel's high-tech culture must rejigger, VC says

Chemi Peres says that a build-and-sell mentality prevalent among Israeli high-tech entrepreneurs worked fine in the past but that a short-term approach won't work in a long-approach future.

By June 30, 2008


Making sense of Israel: A 60-year-old start-up

I haven't been back to this part of the world in over two decades. Reading about the changes is one thing. Seeing them up close is quite something else.

By June 29, 2008