Christina Marfice

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News

In a Facebook chat, the Times of Israel reports that this screenshot shows a Hamas hacker posing as an attractive girl. The hacker then tells an IDF soldier to download a ‘Trojan horse’ program to control his smartphone. Image credit: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit

Hamas used pictures of hot women to hack Israeli soldiers’ phones

Israeli soldiers fall for catfishing phone hack
Jan 11, 2017
A pedestrian street crossing sign stands at Yahoo! Inc. headquarters in Sunnyvale, California, U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. Yahoo! Inc. is planning to eliminate jobs as part of Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer's effort to cut costs and revive growth at the struggling web portal, according to a person familiar with the matter. Photo credit: Noah Berger/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Yahoo’s new name Altaba sounds a lot like Alibaba for a reason

The sale of its internet business is the end of Yahoo as we know it
  Jan 10, 2017
MADRID, SPAIN - JUNE 09: Motorists queue up to get fuel at a fuel station in Madrid during the first day of a nationwide haulers strike on June 9, 2008 in Madrid, Spain. Photo credit: Denis Doyle/Getty Images Israel

Diesel cars pollute up to 10 times more than trucks and buses in Europe

Researchers urge the EU to adopt stricter emissions standards for popular diesel cars
  Jan 07, 2017

Consumer

A pedestrian street crossing sign stands at Yahoo! Inc. headquarters in Sunnyvale, California, U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. Yahoo! Inc. is planning to eliminate jobs as part of Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer's effort to cut costs and revive growth at the struggling web portal, according to a person familiar with the matter. Photo credit: Noah Berger/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Yahoo’s new name Altaba sounds a lot like Alibaba for a reason

The sale of its internet business is the end of Yahoo as we know it
Jan 10, 2017

Entrepreneurship

Photo of Deena Varshavskaya, founder of Wanelo. Photo credit: Caroltonb / Wikimedia Commons

10 cool startups by women, for women

These are startups almost any woman can get behind
Jan 20, 2017
Kiri Albrecht, 18, right, and Annie Nelsen, 20, splash through The Grove fountain in downtown Boise, Idaho, on Friday, March 29, 2013. Temperatures reached into the high 60s Friday and are expected to warm into the low 70s this weekend. Photo credit: Darin Oswald/Idaho Statesman/MCT via Getty Images Israel

10 startups from Boise showing off Idaho’s technology prowess

Idaho's scenic mountains loom over the state's own small valley of startups
Dec 17, 2016

FinTech

With TravelersBox, turn foreign change at airports into digital currency and iTunes credit

TravelersBox trades gift cards, e-cash, and iTunes credits for spare change
Jan 10, 2017

Greentech

MADRID, SPAIN - JUNE 09: Motorists queue up to get fuel at a fuel station in Madrid during the first day of a nationwide haulers strike on June 9, 2008 in Madrid, Spain. Photo credit: Denis Doyle/Getty Images Israel

Diesel cars pollute up to 10 times more than trucks and buses in Europe

Researchers urge the EU to adopt stricter emissions standards for popular diesel cars
Jan 07, 2017

Lists

Photo of Deena Varshavskaya, founder of Wanelo. Photo credit: Caroltonb / Wikimedia Commons

10 cool startups by women, for women

These are startups almost any woman can get behind
Jan 20, 2017
Kiri Albrecht, 18, right, and Annie Nelsen, 20, splash through The Grove fountain in downtown Boise, Idaho, on Friday, March 29, 2013. Temperatures reached into the high 60s Friday and are expected to warm into the low 70s this weekend. Photo credit: Darin Oswald/Idaho Statesman/MCT via Getty Images Israel

10 startups from Boise showing off Idaho’s technology prowess

Idaho's scenic mountains loom over the state's own small valley of startups
Dec 17, 2016

Media

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Co-founder of Medium and Twitter Evan Williams speaks at the WIRED Business Conference: Think Bigger at Museum of Jewish Heritage on May 7, 2013 in New York City. Photo credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images Israelfor WIRED

Medium fired one-third of its staff — and that may be good news for online publishing

What Medium's bold new strategy means for the news industry
Jan 06, 2017

Security

In a Facebook chat, the Times of Israel reports that this screenshot shows a Hamas hacker posing as an attractive girl. The hacker then tells an IDF soldier to download a ‘Trojan horse’ program to control his smartphone. Image credit: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit

Hamas used pictures of hot women to hack Israeli soldiers’ phones

Israeli soldiers fall for catfishing phone hack
Jan 11, 2017

Transportation

MADRID, SPAIN - JUNE 09: Motorists queue up to get fuel at a fuel station in Madrid during the first day of a nationwide haulers strike on June 9, 2008 in Madrid, Spain. Photo credit: Denis Doyle/Getty Images Israel

Diesel cars pollute up to 10 times more than trucks and buses in Europe

Researchers urge the EU to adopt stricter emissions standards for popular diesel cars
Jan 07, 2017

Women in tech

Photo of Deena Varshavskaya, founder of Wanelo. Photo credit: Caroltonb / Wikimedia Commons

10 cool startups by women, for women

These are startups almost any woman can get behind
Jan 20, 2017
Young woman with headset, Symbol: CallCenter, Service, etc. Photo credit: Ulrich Baumgarten via Getty Images Israel

‘Pink collar’ jobs are growing now, but could be hit hard by technology

Because of AI, the US could experience 6 percent job loss across the board by 2021 - and it's not looking good for women, either
Jan 06, 2017