Apple Israel chief calls for "Save Hebrew" write-in

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Apple Israel chief calls for "Save Hebrew" write-in

Itzik Radishkovitz, CEO of Apple’s Israel representative Yeda, called for a worldwide user campaign to pressure Microsoft to add localization support for Hebrew in its Mac products, in an interview with The Register, Andrew Orlowski writes. Microsoft refuses to support Hebrew, Arabic, and Korean languages in Macintosh versions of its Office suite, or its Internet Explorer browser, obliging institutional buyers in these markets to opt for Windows instead.

Radishkovitz said that Yeda had first approached Microsoft in 1998 to add Hebrew support for the Mac. After several rebuffs, Yeda offered to pay for the cost of localization:

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