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MyHeritage Adds Audio Recordings For Interviewing Your Relatives

Now this is cool… And just in time for RootsTech 2016! Check out the following note from MyHeritage, and then go read their blog full blogpost about the new feature. We’ve just released a new feature in the MyHeritage mobile app: Audio Recordings. You can now interview your relatives directly from their profile in the […]

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MyHeritage Adds Cool New Collaboration Technology to its Search Engine – I Love This!

It looks like MyHeritage has done it again. This time they’ve used their search engine technology to help connect people who may be searching the same names. Using the new Search Connect™, I went looking for anyone searching on the name Meitzler. I checked that I wanted “exact spelling” to clear out the hundreds of […]

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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Revealed to be Distant Cousins

This story probably shouldn’t even have made the papers, as most all of us are as related these these two guys. But – it is interested. Click on the illustration or the links for the full article that shows the relationship – ancestor by ancestor. Trump, through his mother, and Clinton, through her father are […]

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MyHeritage.com Cheat Sheet

There is a new entry in the world of ever popular laminated quick guides for genealogists. This latest entry is for anyone who has, or has been considering, signing up with MyHeritage.com. The guide: MyHeritage.com Cheat Sheet by Sunny Jane Morton. The guide gets going with an easy to follow check list for getting started […]

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MyHeritage Launches Breakthrough Global Name Translation™ Technology to Power Family History Discoveries

The following is from Daniel Horowitz, at MyHeritage.com: New technology eliminates language barriers to enhance family history research and preservation TEL AVIV, Israel & LEHI, Utah – July 8, 2015: MyHeritage, the leading destination for discovering, preserving and sharing family history, today announced the launch of Global Name Translation™, a new technology to help families […]

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Reactions to Instant Discoveries Made by Folks on the Streets of Oslo, Norway

A few months ago, I posted a blog with video capturing the reactions of people on the streets of New York City as they successfully made Instant Discoveries™ on MyHeritage. Now MyHeritage has done a similar video, this time on the streets of Oslo, Norway. The video has English subtitles. See their reactions by clicking […]

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MyHeritage Unveils Their “Stories” Website

A few days ago, MyHeritage unveiled their MyHeritage stories website, showcasing some videos and stories capturing amazing discoveries made by users around the world. The site shows the emotional power of family history – and how life-changing it can be. Following are several examples: Barbara – discovered an amazing secret her Grandma had kept! David […]

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Millions of Scandinavian Records Added at MyHeritage.com

I received an announcement from MyHeritage dealing with the posting of Sandinavian records this morning. The following is from Daniel’s note, as well as the MyHeritage blog. These folks are doing some cool things. …we’ve just brought online millions of Scandinavian records – the majority of which have never been digitized or indexed online before. […]

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Full Access to MyHeritage – Premium Plus Family Site & Data Plan – Just $99.95!

During RootsTech 2015, I hung around the MyHeritage booth absorbing information. MyHeritage has been making exciting technological advances for several years. Their tech is allowing them to share billions of records, documents, and what they have termed Discoveries with subscribers. I got a note this morning stating that MyHeritage has added millions of Scandinavian records. […]

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A Sweetheart of a deal… #RootsTech #Genealogy

A Sweetheart of a deal… As I’ve written during the RootsTech conference, I’ve been hanging around the MyHeritage booth absorbing information. MyHeritage has been making exciting technological advances for several years. Their tech is allowing them to share billions of records, documents, and what they have termed Discoveries with subscribers. I’m going to go into […]

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MyHeritage Adds 900 Million Records to its Global Digital Archive

The following news release is from Daniel Horowitz, at MyHeritage.com: TEL AVIV, Israel & LEHI, Utah – February 2, 2015: MyHeritage, the leading destination for discovering, preserving and sharing family history, today announced that 900 million global historical records have been added to its searchable digital archive, bringing the total to more than 6 billion. […]

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MyHeritage Launches Instant Discoveries™ For The Mass #Genealogy Market

Earlier this evening, Mark Olsen dropped by the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel, where we are staying this week in support of the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour. Mark works for MyHeritage (lucky guy!). Within the first minute or so, he asked, “Did you see our announcement this morning.” I replied in the affirmative, and just […]

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MyHeritage Bolsters Leadership in the Netherlands With Strategic Partnerships & 1st National TV Ad Campaign

The following news release is from Daniel Horowitz: TEL AVIV, Israel & AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands – November 13, 2014: MyHeritage, the popular family history network, today announced two key partnerships and a national TV marketing initiative that strengthen its leadership position in the Netherlands. The partnerships with popular Dutch genealogy services Aldfaer and Coret Genealogie […]

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23andMe and MyHeritage Announce Strategic Collaboration & Product Integration

The following news release was received from Daniel Horowitz, Chief Genealogist and Translation Manager for MyHeritage: New collaboration combines family trees and DNA to empower individuals to discover and document their ancestry MOUNTAIN VIEW, California & TEL AVIV, Israel – October 21, 2014: 23andMe, the leading personal genetics company, and MyHeritage, the leading destination for […]

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MyHeritage Offering Free Access to Military Records During the Memorial Day Weekend

The following announcement is from MyHeritage.com: In honor of Memorial Day, MyHeritage is offering FREE access to millions of US military records, which are available to search from May 23 to May 26. Military records are valuable resources that provide insight into the lives of those who have served in the armed forces, as well […]

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