‘Boycott Israel’ mobile app in final stages


The Boycott Israel movement is developing a smart-phone application that will allow followers to avoid Israeli products. The campaign for Palestinian rights continues to gather momentum, despite Israeli accusations of anti-Semitism. Update: Follow the BDS app project here: http://bdsapp.org/ By SR … [Read more...]

Israel use social media to moralise Gaza massacre


Israel has effectively 'weaponised' PTSD by disseminating bites via social media in order to legitimise its offensive. Social media and the discourse of trauma during 'Pillar of Defence' By Nicola Perugini The first Israeli military tweet reads "'Harmless' rockets? Staggering number of kids in southern … [Read more...]

Jewish settlements can now be tracked on your iPhone

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Peace Now releases 'Facts on the Ground' application in which the settlements are marked in blue, the outposts in red, and clicking on a place name displays demographic statistics. Want to know what's happening in the West Bank settlements in real time? In addition to 'Sudoku' and 'Street Fighter,' iPhone … [Read more...]



By Steve Amsel This morning when I logged in I noticed a few visits from a site that I never heard of..... I clicked on it and found that I was a member of it, as are the others that were responsible for THIS post a few weeks ago.... I AM NOT A MEMBER OF SUCH A VILE SITE.... neither are the others that … [Read more...]

ACTION ALERT: Spy for Israel


Yesterday Aljazeera Arabic TV showed the leaflet which Gazans awoke to find scattered everywhere by the terrorist Israeli air force. After a long search for a copy of the leaflet, I finally found it on Ma'an News (a Palestinian news agency). The leaflet gave me an idea for action that might help our people … [Read more...]

Caught One Million Spam and Counting


One of the reasons I closed comments on this blog was the huge amount of Spam I had to deal with everyday. Since then, the Spam reduced dramatically. Now I don't have to deal with Spam comments, but Trackback and Pingback Spam only. Of course I can close Trackback/Pingback too, but so far they come in … [Read more...]

Watch Propaganda

Israel launches Arabic YouTube channel to bypass Arab media The Foreign Ministry has launched a YouTube channel in Arabic which is meant to bypass Arab media and give Israel's version of current events directly to Arab viewers, Haaretz has learned. The ministry's Arab media department chief Ofir … [Read more...]

Saudi woman killed for chatting on Facebook

The latest crime "in the name of social customs and religious rules." A young Saudi Arabian woman was murdered by her father for chatting on the social network site Facebook, it has emerged. The unnamed woman from Riyadh was beaten and shot after she was discovered in the middle of an online … [Read more...]

Microsoft reading your mind!

"Human beings are often poor reporters of their own actions," Microsoft says. The company is not happy with evaluating human response while they interact with computers since questioning them at the time is distracting and asking questions later may not produce reliable answers, so, they wants to read the … [Read more...]

iPhone or Sex?

In the last two months I received countless spam emails, ads and invitations to join iPhone groups such as those at Facebook, all of which entice me to buy the new Apple mobile called, iPhone. Until couple of weeks ago I didn't even think of it, when a friend of mine showed me his new iPhone which he just … [Read more...]

Israel Goes on the Virtual Offensive

By Gregory Levey The Israeli government is deploying new tactics to deepen ties with American youth and evangelicals. For the moment at least, the state of Israel has 553 friends. One of them is Leonardo DiCaprio. The 20-something Israeli official who is showing me Israel's new MySpace page, however, … [Read more...]

Who’s your online enemy?

Web-savvy criminals have turned Israel into the world's highest ranking source of malicious Internet activity per user, security experts have told The Jerusalem Post. From July through December 2006, 9 percent of all such activity could be traced back to Israel. Taiwan came next with 8%, while Poland and … [Read more...]

Microsoft Web 2.0 and Refugees

I feel sick to my stomach when I see a multi-billion giant like Microsoft using “children refugees” as a cover up to market their latest web 2.0 businesses called live.com! While doing my search for my previous story, I came across a press release by UNHCR which said: “Microsoft launches “Click for … [Read more...]

Will the human race ever populate another planet?

This article is in response to the question posted by a new site just launched today - Love to Lead - where: Each week for the next 16 weeks L2L will pose a question designed to stimulate debate between bloggers. Visitors will be able to vote for their favourite article and the blogger whose post receives … [Read more...]

Desperate Housewives & Sabbah!

I just ran by Quantcast, which is still on beta but providing some interesting stats that some bloggers might like to check. If your blog is lucky to be profiled, you can see some fine statistical analysis that estimates some figures about your visitors, like, their age, gender, ethnicity, even education … [Read more...]

AOL-Netscape launches social news, Digg copy

Netscape, the brand that kick-started the dot-com boom only to lose the browser war to Microsoft, launched its latest reincarnation today with a portal focused on community-driven news. It�s not exactly a Digg clone. Submitted stories are voted on in much the same way, and the more votes a story gets the … [Read more...]

Yahoo! New Homepage Design.

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One of the world's most visited webpage, Yahoo.com, has just had a major re-design (can be found at http://yahoo.com/preview). The Yahoo! re-design is officially flagged as a "preview" (a.k.a. beta) and it isn't yet the default yahoo.com homepage. There is no firm date for the go-live of the new Web 2.0 … [Read more...]

Directed-Energy Weapons

Just when you think the StarTrek-influence has gone on long enough you get this. While only in prototype form and years away from fielding, US Air Force unveiled hand-held laser gun weapon, known as the Personnel Halting and Stimulation Response (PHaSR) system. The PHaSR is about the same size and weight … [Read more...]

Flickr Blocked in UAE, Again!

Flickr is blocked again in UAE? I just heard that from SC. This is also confirmed here and here. What the heck is all this about? Since I lived in UAE for few years, I know that Etisalat have this sort of stupid unexplained actions. But anyway, may this slow down the UAE spam on Flickr ? Honestly, if … [Read more...]

Google Intelligence Network

Just got this from official Google blog; they announced Google Base. They say it is an extension of their existing content collection efforts like web crawl, Google Sitemaps, Google Print and Google Video. On the other hand, I also came across Google Analytics, which actually monitors your site visitors and … [Read more...]