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Google Workers in Durham Join Protest Against Contract With Israeli Government

A cadre of Google employees and their supporters gathered outside of their offices this week in downtown Durham to demand the high tech company drop its $1.2 billion cloud computing contract with Amazon to provide the Israeli government and military with surveillance resources and other services. At the heart of the protests are concerns that […]

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Google workers in Durham protest company’s cloud partnership with Israel

DURHAM Durham was one of four cities — along with Seattle, San Francisco and New York City — to hold rallies Thursday against Google and Amazon’s cloud computing partnership with the Israeli government. Thursday’s protest took place outside Google’s downtown Durham office building and featured a mix of Google employees and anti-Zionist advocates from local […]

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World must maintain focus on Syria, Palestine refugees despite Ukraine war — Norway FM – Jordan News | Latest News from Jordan, MENA

AMMAN — Norwegian Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt on Tuesday highlighted the importance of maintaining “political attention towards the refugees, and continue to work for political solutions to the conflict in Syria and Israel-Palestine, despite the attention directed towards Russia’s brutal war in Ukraine.”اضافة اعلان Huitfeldt visited Jordan on Monday and met with His Majesty King […]

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Life Style

Israeli couple shares secrets on keeping non-monogamous relationship strong

Four and a half years ago, Shahar Berlovich and Sharon Cohen, separately went to a sexuality festival. He had already spent 25 years involved in Tantra and mindful sex. It was all quite new for her. She had broken up with a partner two months earlier and was now looking for new adventures. Everyone at […]

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Celebrities

Bella Hadid Says She’s Lost “So Many” Jobs And Friends For Supporting Palestine

During a recent interview on journalist Noor Tagouri’s The Rep podcast, Bella — who is of Palestinian descent — talked about the fallout she faced from her public support of Palestinian people. Bella, who is currently 25 years old, said that if she had started vocally supporting Palestine when she was 20, she “would not […]

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Technology

Updated Apple Maps Design Expanding to Israel, Palestine and Saudi Arabia

Apple has been working to expand its updated Apple Maps app to additional countries, and has started testing the revamped design in Israel, Palestine, and Saudi Arabia, according to Maps expert Justin O’Beirne. It will be the sixteenth expansion of the updated ‌Apple Maps‌ design since the update first rolled out in September 2018. Apple […]

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US

Web3 gaming studio UnCaged, builder of MonkeyLeague, raises $24 million Series A | CTech

Israeli gaming startup UnCaged Studios, known for developing the first AAA Solana game MonkeyLeague, has raised a Series A equity funding round of $24 million. The raise includes some of the largest names in the gaming space, including Griffin Gaming Partners, Vgames, Maverick Ventures Israel, Drive by DraftKings and 6th Man Ventures. The Series A […]

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Echo3D raises additional $5.5 million for metaverse cloud platform | CTech

Israeli startup echo3D, which has developed a cloud platform to store and stream 3D, AR, and VR content, has secured an investment of $5.5 million led by Qualcomm Ventures, with participation from Remagine Ventures, Konvoy Ventures, and Space Capital LP. The announcement comes on the heels of Qualcomm Incorporated’s previously announced Snapdragon Metaverse Fund and […]

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UK

Palestine hails Norway for labelling products from Israeli settlements

Palestine, on Monday, welcomed a decision by Norway to label products from Israeli settlements with their place of origin, Anadolu News Agency reports. “We thank Norway for this historic and moral move,” Palestinian Prime Minister, Mohammad Shtayyeh, said at a Cabinet meeting. Shtayyeh urged all countries to boycott Israeli products from settlements in the occupied […]

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From saving bees to eco-friendly concrete: Israel’s promising ESG startups | CTech

Founders: Itai Kanot, Michal Roizman, Omer Davidi, and Yuval Regev. Funding: Raised $24 million from 18 investors, including: Arison Group, Matias Ventures, Entrée Capital, FirstTime, UpWest, Cibus Fund, iAngels BeeHero has developed a platform that combines algorithmics, Big Data, and an IoT component that enables data collection from beehives alongside environmental information. The company provides […]