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Skyscrapers should look to elevators as escape routes, Israeli startup says

Salamandra Zone's B-Air system provides clean, cool air to elevator cabs during fires, keeping residents alive and safe

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How Israeli Tech Startups Are Flipping The Script On The Opaque Insurance Sector | Technology News

With tech now firmly part of the insurance industry, Israeli startups and companies have emerged as leaders in this rapidly flourishing trend. | NoCamels

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Run On Water: How Israeli Innovators Are Leading The Way To Hydrogen-Fueled Cars | Environment News

A new discovery by Israeli scientists could significantly impact efforts to replace carbon-based fuels with more environmentally friendly hydrogen fuels. | NoCamels

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Tel Aviv Based Do it yourself car-maintenance software firm eyes potential of self-driving cars | The Times of Israel

Tel Aviv-based Engie releases its Fleet app, to help car fleet operators, including rental and leasing companies, keep tabs on their vehicles

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Australian-Israeli startup creates water-based fuel for electric vehicles

Electriq~Global presents technology at Tel Aviv's Smart Mobility Summit; touts zero emissions, longer range and lower price

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Israeli Startup's Drone, AR Tech Proves Critical For Rescue Missions After Hurricanes | Technology News

Edgybees provides a real-time platform that uses 3D mapping, data, and live video from drones and other aerial platforms to help lead rescue efforts in public safety situations and natural disasters.

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SodaStream launches ocean plastic cleanup effort in Honduras

Israeli company, which lets customers add carbonation and flavor to tap water in reusable soda bottles, calls for an end to single-use plastic

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Israeli Inventor Creates Exoskeleton Allowing Paraplegics to Walk Again

There are an estimated 6 million wheelchair users in the United States and Europe, some of whom could walk again if insurance carriers would approve the cost of coverage for a device innovated in Israel.

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Israeli app seeks to create video trail to nail reckless drivers

Jerusalem-based Comroads sets up a pilot app to create social network for drivers to share 'vital video evidence' of car accidents

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New fund utilizes Israeli tech to help small farmers in Africa

JDC program will give thousands of agriculturists access to low-interest loans in bid to improve their crop yields, ensure their products command a fair market price

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Three Israeli Firms Among TIME Magazine's 50 'Genius Companies' For 2018

Workspace giant WeWork, water testing company Lishtot, and AI radiology startup Aidoc were selected by the esteemed American magazine among global giants such as Nike, Amazon, Apple, and Disney. | NoCamels

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New York City Wants To Become A Cybersecurity Leader - With Israel's Help | Technology News

The New York City Economic Development Corporation's plan to make NYC a global cybersecurity leader includes a new Global Cyber Center established by Israel's SOSA and an investment hub by Jerusalem Venture Partners. | NoCamels

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5 Israeli Companies Putting Surgery-Assisting Robots In The OR | Health News

In the wake of Mazor Robotics' $1.6B acquisition - the largest exit for an Israeli biotech firm - these are the companies developing revolutionary surgery platforms.

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Honey, I shrunk the car: Israeli folding vehicle to take on urban street woes

City Transformer is developing a cross between an electric motorbike and a small car with a 4-wheeled platform that expands and contracts

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First PTSD Study During Warfare By Israeli Researchers Provides Early Symptom Indicators | Health News

Joint research by the University of Haifa and Natal during Operation Protective Edge in 2014 looked at reactions and experiences as the conflict unfolded.

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At Hebrew University, all students will study entrepreneurship | The Times of Israel

Everyone in the workforce today needs to know how to be innovative, says the new managing director of the university's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center

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Taking cue from bats, Tel Aviv team creates robot that navigates via echoes | The Times of Israel

Development shows 'great potential' for the use of sound in future robots; animals said to 'routinely solve problems that engineers find very difficult'

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Startup To Scale-Up: Israel's 10 'Hottest' Companies, According To WIRED | Technology News

Healthy.io, Lightricks, Vayyar, and Missbeez were among the Israeli startups selected by the renowned American tech magazine for its Europe's 100 startups annual round-up.

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Tel Aviv University Among World's Top 10 Universities Producing Entrepreneurs, Startup Founders | Technology News

Tel Aviv University was the only non-American institution in the top ranking, according to a new report by research firm Pitchbook.

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Israeli Study Finds Simple Solution For Spinal Cord Injury Recovery | Health News

Tel Aviv University researchers say a simple enzyme injected into mouse models soon after a spinal cord injury shortened recovery time and decreased symptoms.

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Swipe right for home: Israeli startup brings finger-motion tech to car commands

Jerusalem-based Inpris's technology allows drivers to control music, phone calls, messaging, and navigation without taking eyes off road

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At The Wheel: Why Israel Is A Driving Force Behind The Cars Of Tomorrow | Technology News

Israel's auto tech industry is thriving and startups in this sector are regularly striking up new partnerships, forming strategic alliances, and grabbing the attention of high-profile investors and even buyers.

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Delegation seeks Israeli startups to help African farmers boost crops

Team from Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa visits Israel to pinpoint local agricultural technologies that are pertinent to Africa's challenges

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Israel boosts funding for ultra-Orthodox tech entrepreneurs

A similar program will be announced for Arab Israeli entrepreneurs, Innovation Authority says; aim is to increase participation of minorities in booming startup scene

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Israeli startup seeks to head off hacking threats from connected cars

When SafeRide's technology detects an anomaly it alerts a security operations center, which then decides how to respond

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Former Israeli soldiers use AI to wage war on convenience store lines

We spend two years of our lives waiting in lines. Enough is enough! Trigo Vision, an AI startup with a team of warriors at the helm, is here to kill queues.

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‘Flying’ Food: Drone-Delivered Meals May Soon Be A Reality With Israeli Firm Flytrex

The Tel Aviv company was recently selected by the FAA's Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Integration Pilot Program to test its technology in the US.

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Israel leading charge toward the next health frontier: Personalized medicine | The Times of Israel

With its variety of homogeneous populations and tech background, the Startup Nation can be a key player in the medicine of the future, says Prof. Shulamit Michaeli

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Israeli Startup Monday Had To Change Its Name After Mockery. Now Its Team Software Is Worth $550M

A year ago, Israeli startup monday.com had a name no one understood. Now with a $50 million funding valuing it at $550 million, people are noticing its team software.

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Amazon, Zeekit partner for virtual wedding dress try-on | ISRAEL21c

The collaboration will allow brides to shop and purchase bridal gowns online using precise measurements taken via mobile phone.

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US veterans get smoother wheelchair ride with tech twist from Israeli startup

US Department of Veterans Affairs signs deal with Tel Aviv's SoftWheel for 2,000 shock-absorbing wheels over three years

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Israeli technology providing vital communications link to cave-trapped Thai boys

Maxtech Networks system has linked a 'daisy-chain' of radio devices through twisting, water-submerged cavern, giving youths voice, data, and video connection to the outside world

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10 Most Desirable Israeli Companies to Work for

When I first moved to Israel, almost three years ago, I remember being fascinated by the surprising amount of......

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8 Israeli startups make World Economic Forum tech pioneers list

After the US, Israel has most companies on the list of 61; Watergen, Innoviz, Aqua Security among the Israeli firms named

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Israeli military rolls out anti-kidnap app to keep soldiers safe

Distress button will alert authorities to an emergency, triggering video, voice and text communication with 3 army headquarters

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Israeli-led IBM project pits computer against human debaters

Company say Project Debater, built out of Haifa lab, able to use AI to conduct complex human practices like rhetoric and analysis

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Israel kicks off plan to become global leader in digital health technologies

Program is part of a NIS 1 billion National Digital Health plan that aims to make Israel a global leader in digital health technologies

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New Israeli App Warns Drivers AND Pedestrians When They Are In Danger

Trial in Ashdod simulated accidents involving multiple vehicles and pedestrians. The walkers had Foresight’s Eye-Net app installed on their phones.

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Israel: OrCam's Revolutionary Tech Opens A Whole New World For The Visually Impaired

The Israeli company's portable MyEye 2.0 is seen as a game-changer for the blind and partially sighted, and it's the size of a USB flash drive.

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Flying Cars May Have Finally Found Their Launch Pad In Israel

Israeli company Urban Aeronautics developed an unmanned airborne vehicle, a concept on top of the agenda at the TechCrunch Mobility Conference in Tel Aviv.

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Israeli startup says it can slash telecom costs with fuel cell energy

GenCell's technology aims to replace diesel generators at telecom base stations with a low-cost solution using hydrogen produced from ammonia

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Meet IDFs new incendiary kite-attacking drone

With flaming kites from Gaza ravaging Israeli farmland, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has provided what the IDF hopes will be an answer to the primitive weapon—the 3kg Firefly—also capable of creeping up on enemy positions and exploding.

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How quantum physics can make Israel more secure

The prime minister's freshly announced project recruits some revolutionary technologies and excites scientists

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This app by an Israeli startup is a hit on Broadway

GalaPro, created by a Herzliya-based startup, sends subtitles, dubbing and amplification services for shows to your smartphone

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Six Israeli startups that are helping save lives

Companies are among 62 featured in David Wanetick's book 'Solution Nation,' about Israeli firms having a global impact

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New algorithm finds phony users on social networks - Hi tech news - Jerusalem Post

The new method is based on the assumption that fake accounts tend to establish improbable links.

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Wisdom from 70 of Israel's tech wizards | The Times of Israel

In recent years, we keep celebrating and admiring the success of the Israeli tech entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem, and......

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Israeli researchers find cybersecurity flaws in baby monitors, web cameras

Ben-Gurion University team was able to blast music through a baby monitor, turn off a thermostat and turn on a camera remotely

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It Takes A Village: Israel Entrepreneurs Team Up To Help Startups Grow Up

The Israel Growth Forum comprises some 20 mid-size startups whose heads seek to develop their firms, not sell out in a rush.

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Israeli biotech company successfully grows bones in lab | The Times of Israel

Bonus BioGroup begins second trial of 60 operations; aims to create 'spare parts' for human beings

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Kibbutz Economy: How Israeli Collective Communities Near Gaza Are Becoming High-Tech Hubs

A local incubator, SouthUp, is attracting startups from across the country with WeWork-like shared workspaces in kibbutzim in southern Israel

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As Amazon Opens First Automated Supermarket, Meet The Israeli Startups Shaking Up Shopping Tech

While Amazon Go is creating buzz for the future of automated supermarket tech, Israeli technologies have already made an impact on automated retail.

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Why Israel has the most technologically advanced military on Earth

In 1950, just two years after the state of Israel was founded, the country’s first commercial delegation set off for South America. Israel desperately needed trading partners. Unlike its Arab adver…

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Mobileye Founders Develop Wearable Device To Give The Blind Near-Complete Independence

The Israeli device reads any text and enables the blind and visually impaired to achieve nearly complete independence in everyday life.

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Israeli tech providing sight for sore eyes - Business & Innovation - Jerusalem Post

Fresh from the news of its $15b sale to Intel, Mobileye and its founders set their sights on OrCam, designed to help people with vision and reading disabilities.

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Lessons for India on why Israel leads in innovation - The Economic Times

Israel is also referred to as a 'start-up nation'. Modi gave a clarion call that India should also 'start up and stand up'.

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Israel’s Spy Agency Mossad Launches VC To Invest In Cutting-Edge Startups

The clandestine spy agency will invest in technologies including flexible robotics, biomimetics and miniaturized systems.

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Microsoft Buys Israeli Cybersecurity Firm Hexadite For Reported $100M

Microsoft said Thursday it is acquiring US-Israeli cybersecurity startup Hexadite, whose technology uses AI to protect against cyber attacks.

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69 reasons to applaud Israel on its 69th birthday

Such is the daily onslaught of political and security-related news in Israel, it’s easy to overlook much of what this tiny Jewish nation does so well, so matter-of-factly in all fields of endeavor.

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500 Startups launches a short marketing ramp-up bootcamp for startups in Israel | TechCrunch

500 Startups is launching a four-week program in Israel that targets pre-seed and seed companies as they get to the stage where they begin marketing their..

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Top Israel VC Says Startup Nation Adds U.S. Economic Growth - Bloomberg

Jon Medved, the Israeli venture capitalist who backed Shopping.com and built investment platform OurCrowd, says tightening technology ties with the Trump administration and allowing Israeli companies to continue to open branches in the U.S. will benefit b

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Jerusalem student fund for student ventures to kick off | The Times of Israel

Fresh.fund aims to finance early-stage startups and give students hands-on investing experience

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Armed with faith and kids, Haredi women set eyes on tech

A busload of ultra-Orthodox women hits the road to meet female titans of the high-tech industry in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem

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Israeli smartphone app lets cars 'communicate' to prevent crashes

The dashcam app crowdsources data from its users, serving as a live artificial-intelligence-based messaging system and pre-empts chain reaction crashes.

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Israeli emergency tech aims to make Rio attendees safer | The Times of Israel

Developed after the kidnapping-murder of 3 teens in 2014, SayVu's technology seeks to prevent such tragedies from happening again, including at the Summer Olympics

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Stem cell therapy trial for ALS and MS patients at Jerusalem hospital shows stunning results

"It is a matter of definitely less than 10 years, maybe less than five, that we can have this treatment available," professor says.

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Israeli drug makes Alzheimer’s symptoms disappear in mice - Science

Despite optimism, bitter truth is that over 99 percent of clinical trials for Alzheimer’s treatments end in failure.

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In first, Israeli drip irrigation to water California's rice | The Times of Israel

Ben-Gurion University and Netafim are teaming up with a large ranch to help the state beat its drought

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Portable Ultrasound Kit Expedites Treatment | Health News

The new device, developed at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, will transmit real-time imaging from disaster zones and accident scenes.

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The Most Active Venture Capital Firms Investing In Israeli Startups

Behind every successful startup, there's usually a wealthy VC. Who's pouring cash onto budding Israeli startups to ensure their livelihood?

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WATCH: Israel’s Wix unveils 2016 Super Bowl ad | The Times of Israel

Tel Aviv-based do-it-yourself website development firm recruits characters from ’Kung Fu Panda 3’ for clip

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Cellphones may damage male fertility, Israeli study finds | The Times of Israel

Technion researchers see link between mobile use and drop in sperm count, recommend shorter calls and not carrying phone in pants pocket

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Israeli healer treats Parkinson’s through talk and dance | The Times of Israel

Alex Kerten has helped thousands of Parkinson’s sufferers return to normal life with an unconventional mind-body method that is gaining international attention

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Israel's Gingee unveils Curve cross-platform tools for app metrics | GamesBeat | Games | by Dean Takahashi

Israeli startup Gingee is launching its Curve cross-platform app metrics tools today to give app marketers and developers a single dashboard to review metrics from multiple mobile platforms. The tools are aimed at reducing development and marketing compl

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Meet The Winners: The Coolest Israeli Startups And Innovations Of 2015

2015 was a stellar year for Israeli innovation. Over the past year, the Israeli startup ecosystem has made global headlines with a host of new cutting-edge technologies that include breakthrough medical devices, FinTech solutions, cyber-security systems, Internet of Things (IoT) gizmos, and a long list of cool gadgets and apps that have gained immense popularity around the world during 2015.

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Meet The Top Israeli Startups Revolutionizing Everyday Healthcare

Israeli startups are changing healthcare as we know it, with a host of innovative solutions.

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Is Sushi Healthier Than Ice Cream? Not Necessarily, Diabetes Researchers Say

Researchers at the Weizmann Institute show that blood sugar levels in response to foods are highly individual.

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Scientists Claim Alzheimer’s Is A Set Of Different Diseases That Should Be Treated Separately

Israeli researchers show that Alzheimer's is actually a collection of diseases that should be treated separately - with a variety of different approaches.

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What Has Your Dog Been Up To All Day? New App Hachiko Can Monitor Its Activity, Meals

Get inside your dog's head with Hachiko, the Israeli app that continuously monitors your beloved pooch through a unique sensor.

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5 reasons why Israeli startups are so successful

Israeli startups are more successful than we know. Here are some key examples, and the top 5 reasons why.

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Why The World’s Largest Accelerator, MassChallenge, Chose To Open In Jerusalem

MassChallenge, one of the largest startup accelerators, announced last week that the organization will open a branch in Jerusalem in early 2016.

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‘Instant 3d’: Start-up invents plug-and-play VR computer | The Times of Israel

GemSense's virtual reality chip could turn virtual and augmented reality games into the Next Big Thing – for real this time

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OurCrowd Partners with Cincinnati Based Cintrifuse, Boosted by Jewish Foundation Investment - Crowdfund Insider

Global investment crowdfunding portal OurCrowd has crafted a unique partnership with Cintrifuse based in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Cintrifuse is a not-for-profit

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The Top Six Global Accelerators Kick-Starting Israeli Startups

NoCamels catalogs six of the top accelerators that have rocketed Israeli startups into superstardom.

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Facebook To Beam Free Internet Across Africa Using Israeli Satellite

Facebook will use Israeli satellite AMOS-6, manufactured by the Israeli Aerospace Industries, to beam Internet access down into 14 countries in Africa.

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Why The World’s Largest Tech Companies All Want A Piece Of The Israeli Pie

250 multinational companies such as Microsoft and Apple have chosen to open R&D centers in the Startup Nation. Why did they pick Israel?

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Israelis Invent Gluten-Free Hummus Beer | The Times of Israel

Chickpeas, the basis of one of Israel's quintessential foods, is now a main ingredient in a cold brew to go with that falafel

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From Barren Desert To Top Cyber Center, Beersheba Is Turning Into A High Tech Oasis

The new, $1 billion Advanced Technologies Park in Beersheba, located in the heart of Israel's Negev Desert, is becoming a world-class cyber-security center.

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Following Israel’s Most Devastating Sandstorm, Eyes Are On Air Pollution App BreezoMeter

Following Israel's most devastating sandstorm, all eyes are now on Israeli air pollution app BreezoMeter, which monitors pollutants and warns of health risks.

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From Africa to China, How Israel Helps Quench the Developing World's Thirst » Mosaic

The untold story of Israeli hydrodiplomacy, from the 1950s until now. n November 1898, Theodor Herzl arranged a meeting with the German emperor, Wilhelm II, to obtain help in creating a Jewish state in the land of Israel. In their conversation, the Kaiser praised the work of the Zionist pioneers, telling Herzl that, above all else, “water and shade trees” would restore the land to its ancient glory.

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Israeli Start-Ups In Race For Smarter Transportation - Informilo

The next generation of cars will essentially be smartphones on wheels. So it’s no surprise that Apple and Google are building technology for in-car navigation, communication and entertainment, and both have openly speculated about driving further into the auto business.

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One Israeli Researcher Is Outsmarting HIV To Cure AIDS

Given the limitations of existing drugs, an Israeli researcher at the Technion proposes a new strategy to tackle the virus.

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Group aims to save planet by purchasing small but significant part of it

Led by Haifa prof., This Is My Earth hopes to prevent species from going extinct by buying the forests they live in

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Israeli Startup StemRad To Protect Astronauts From Radiation In Space

Israeli startup StemRad has partnered with US defense giant Lockheed-Martin to develop a gamma-ray shielding vest for use in deep-space missions.

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Thousands Of Hackers Come Together To Reduce Computing Research Time By 37,000 Years

An Israeli crowd-sourced study enlisted 150,000 people who donated computer processing power to help scientists figure out how water interacts with nanotubes.

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EyeControl's Smart Glasses For ALS | Technology News

The EyeControl system is a combination of computerized glasses and a mobile app that captures eye movements and translates them into audio or text command.

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Revolutionary: Israeli Researcher Says He Can ‘Erase’ Memory Of Addiction

One Israeli researcher hopes he can combat the high rate of relapse by overhauling the way we administer drug rehabilitation.

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Israeli Startups Set New All-Time Record, Raising $1.12B In Last Three Months

179 Israeli startups raised a total of $1.12 billion in the second quarter of 2015, slightly exceeding the former record set in the fourth quarter of 2014.

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As cyber-risks abound, airline industry seeks Israeli help | The Times of Israel

IATA, the largest international airline group, will work with Tel Aviv University to improve on- and off-line security for its members

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Meet Mifold, The Tiny Grab-And-Go Booster Seat That Fits Into Any Bag

The mifold booster seat simplifies carpooling without compromising safety. It's flat, portable and much smaller than traditional booster seats.

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Study: Light Beams To Replace Pacemakers | Health News

Researchers at the Technion Israeli Institute of Technology have developed a new approach for the treatment of abnormal heart rhythms.

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Israeli Gadget Creates Drinking Water From Thin Air | The Jewish Standard

Unbelievable Israeli invention can create cold drinking water as part of air conditioning system in battlefield or isolated desert situations.

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New Intel accelerator could be company's latest Israeli export | The Times of Israel

Microsoft has one, IBM has one – and now Intel does, too.The company this week announced its Ingenuity Partner Program (IPP), an accelerator program that will provide assistance, mentoring, and connections to companies that Intel Israel accepts into the program.

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Star Trek-style 'tricorders' on their way to customers | The Times of Israel

In just a few weeks, early adopters will receive the world’s first device that can scan products and provide a list of ingredients, components, materials, and other important information about food, pharmaceuticals, plants, and much more.

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Football pros look to Israel to ease pain of the game | The Times of Israel

NFL Hall of Famers got a glimpse of how Israeli technology could make their lives a little less risky!

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Israeli Home Device Turns Trash Into Biogas Fuel | Environment News

HomeBioGas’s TevaGas (TG) device is the first family-sized bio-digester made available on the market.

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Israeli Researchers Discover Flower That Can Treat Diabetes

Israeli researchers are working to isolate an active ingredient found in the shrub sharp varthemia, which has been shown to lower blood sugar levels.

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UN And Israel Sign Agreement To Apply Israeli Space Tech To Disaster Zones

During the 58th session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space in Vienna, Austria, the United Nations’ Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) signed a cooperation agreement with Israel to use the country’s satellite technology to save lives following natural disasters and in space emergencies.

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How Israeli Cyber-Security Startups Are Battling The World’s Riskiest Online Hacks

Israel now accounts for 10 percent cyber-security tech sales in the world. Its startups fight the newest, most dangerous security threats to our digital world.

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2015's Biggest Israeli Tech Exit Yet: Chinese XIO Group Buys Out Lumenis for $510 Million | Jewish & Israel News Alg

Chinese investment fund XIO Group has agreed to acquire Israeli medical technology developer Lumenis for $14 per share in cash, or an aggregate $510 million, making that the highest tech exit for an Israeli company this year so far. XIO Group paid a 16 pe

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Gartner Picks Israeli 'Cool Vendors' | Technology News

Gartner's "Cool Vendors," including 18 Israeli startups, take advantage of the digital revolution and deliver tech innovation to people and businesses.

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Israel-Texas researchers win top desalination award | The Times of Israel

Winners of USAID Desal Prize will 'pay forward' their $125,000 prize money and expertise to build water plant in Jordan

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Israeli Apps Revolutionizing Parking | Technology News

Israeli mobile apps can now quickly locate available curbside parking spots and the fastest way to snatch them. They also offer cashless payments.

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Israeli Researchers Decode Genetic Mystery Behind Schizophrenia

New research finds that calcium regulation plays a central role in schizophrenia - which could lead to much better diagnostics and treatment.

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StoreDot promises electric car that charges in 5 minutes | The Times of Israel

After developing the technology to recharge cellphones in seconds, Israeli start-up sets its sight on the EV market

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Amazing Moms: Mother Who Invented Harness To Allow Disabled Kids To Walk Tells Of International Success

Mother’s Day is a good time to reflect on the amazing lengths some moms go to to ensure the well being of their children. One such “supermom” is Debby Elnatan, a former Israeli stay-at-home mom who became a press sensation when she invented the “Upsee”, a harness that allowed her young disabled son, and other handicapped children around the world, to walk.

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Israeli X-ray Tech Can Tell You Exact Ripeness, Calories In The Fruit You’re Eating

To survive in business today, industry expert Menashe Tamir says, fruit exporters have to know their product inside out. And if their business relates to avocados, apples, or dates, a new system by Eshet Eilon, the company he runs, can help them.

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Microsoft Picks 5 Hot Israeli Startups | Technology News

Microsoft's annual startup showcase ThinkNext has been able to predict some of the most promising Israeli startups. Its accelerators manager picks five.

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How Israeli Desalination Technology Is Helping Solve California’s Devastating Drought

California will desalinate seawater in a $1 billion project involving Israeli engineers, after Israel established itself as a desalination powerhouse.

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Jewish app ready for service on Apple Watch's first day | The Times of Israel

Hayom gives wearers of Apple's newest hit device data on prayer times, the Hebrew date, and Chabad-oriented words of wisdom

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Here's How College Students Are Experiencing the Start-Up Nation First Hand | Hadas Shafir Shekhter | The Blogs

Imagine this scenario. You’re standing before a panel of Silicon Valley venture capitalists and hi-tech industry insiders presenting your business......

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Hands-free smartphone opens worlds for disabled

The winner of a $1m. Verizon Powerful Answers Award, Sesame Enable’s first phones, ordered via Indiegogo, will ship in March

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How Intel came to be Israel's best tech friend | The Times of Israel

A newly found cache of photographs shows the development of one of the country's most important ongoing business relationships

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Knesset Is World's Greenest Parliament | Environment News

The Knesset's 4,650-square-meter solar field consists of 1,406 photovoltaic panels that will reduce the Israeli parliament's energy consumption by a third.

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A Year On, SCiO Is On Its Way To Revolutionizing Our Interaction With The Physical World

A year ago, Consumer Physics shattered all crowd funding expectations with the launch of their cutting edge pocket spectrometer named ScIO.

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Israeli Study Solves Mystery Of Moon's Origins | Environment News

Israeli researchers suggest the moon is much more similar to Earth than we thought, even though it was formed out of debris from planet Theia.

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Seven Start-Ups From Israel That You May Want To Watch

If you’ve been following this column over the past two weeks, no doubt you are wondering, “OK, which start-ups from Israel – Start-up Nation – do you actually like?” I spent a full week in Israel – as part of a delegation of entrepreneurs from

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Israeli app offers alternative to hyperactivity medications

Forget Ritalin, new Israeli company Myndlift has an app that can improve attention disorders without negative side effects.

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Roll-up TV screens on the way, Tel Aviv U researchers say | The Times of Israel

Why settle for a tiny image when you're on the road? Israeli tech will soon let you unfurl a screen and watch in full-size, living color.

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NewCO2Fuels Markets Revolutionary Alternative To Fuel Based On Water And CO2

Using excess carbon dioxide from factories and water, NewCO2Fuels' sustainable and renewable fuel may change the course of global warming.

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Tim Cook: Apple’s Herzliya R&D center second-largest in world

Visiting CEO and Israel’s President Rivlin talk education, diversity, environment and Israeli engineering talent. With 700-plus direct employees in Israel, the Herzliya R&D center is Apple’s second-largest in the world, Apple CEO Tim Cook told local staff on Thursday.

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Hands-free smartphone opens worlds for disabled | The Times of Israel

Giora Livne just wanted to buy flowers for his wife. But for the 65-year-old quadriplegic, who lost all but the smallest movements in his neck in an accident nine years ago, that small act of spousal romance was out of reach.

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Goodbye TSA? Keep Calm And Hold On To The Carry-On: Israeli Super Sensor Can Sniff Out Explosives From 16 Feet Away | Technology News

Everyone loves a good vacation, but waiting in never-ending security lines can be a real bummer. Israel's Tracense nanosensor bomb-detecting device may change

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Israeli gas fuel tech could power future Chryslers, Fiats | The Times of Israel

Israel's alternative fuels initiative has entered into a deal with several of the world's largest vehicle makers to help develop gas-based fuels

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Israelis to dedicate largest solar field in East Africa

Gigawatt Global will formally open $23 million project to power 15,000 Rwandan homes...

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Exit Nation: Israeli Startups Sell For $860 Million In First Four Weeks Of 2015

Large corporations are on a shopping spree in Israel, the innovation nation. How much money are they spending on startup companies and why?

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Study: Placenta cells could reverse stroke damage | The Times of Israel

Israeli biotech company Pluristem says its PLX technology could potentially treat and repair damaged nerves...

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Haifa hospital's pioneering treatment lets Syrian war victim eat, speak again | The Times of Israel

Titanium jaw created by Israeli dental tech firm on Israeli-developed 3D printer

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Israeli Students Bring Clean Water Tech To Tanzanian School | Social Awareness

A TAU team arrived in Tanzania to build a system that would provide hundreds of students at a local high school with clean drinking water.

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Israel Prize For Orthodox Female Holocaust Survivor Who Pioneered Breakthrough Alzheimer's Drug | Health News

This year's winner of the Israel Prize for Medicine is professor Marta Weinstock-Rosin, who developed the first and only FDA-approved skin patch to treat

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After Thousands Of Years Of Stitching, Israelis Invent New Wound-Closure Method

TopClosure works by stretching out the skin around the wound, and second by ensuring that the wound scars in an aesthetic and healthy fashion.

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Independence for the paralyzed via a life-changing cellphone | The Times of Israel

Sesame Phones, designed by Israeli software engineer Oded Ben-Dov, enables sufferers of ALS, Parkinson's, and MS to use their smartphones without assistance

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Israelis create DNA wire for computer of future | The Times of Israel

Wire made of four-stranded DNA could be part of self-assembling electrical circuit for tiny, powerful computer

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This Paralyzed Man Walked Down The Aisle At His Wedding With The Help Of A Robot

In 2011, Matt Ficarra was paralyzed in a boating accident, but on Oct. 18 he walked down the aisle at his wedding. ..

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Energy does grow on trees, thanks to Israeli engineers - Israel Business, Ynetnews

Business, Technology: The eTree looks like a real tree, but uses solar power for WiFi, device chargers smartphones, electrical outlets and even night lights.

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Israel to Get the World's First Hover Cars Transport System By 2015

Tel Aviv is testing out a new transport system where two-man skyTran vehicles travel at high speeds in the air.

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Israeli Neurosurgery Helps World-Renowned Violinist Regain Ability to Play!

JNS.org – Israeli neurosurgeons at Tel Aviv’s Sourasky Medical Center helped former world-renowned violinist Naomi Elishuv overcome hand tremors to regain the ability to perform, in a remarkable surgery that had Elishuv playing Mozart while they opera

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Israelis Come Up WIth Strategy For ELIMINATING Plastic Water Bottles

If you could fill up your reusable water bottle with clean, cold water right on the street, you would never have to buy a plastic bottle again.

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Looks like a Segway, acts like a wheelchair | ISRAEL21c

Tte ReWalk’s inventor, Amit Goffer, is hoping to score another hit with a new innovative wheelchair, UPnRIDE, designed for people like himself who cannot benefit from the ReWalk because they are quadriplegic and don’t have full functionality in their arms. (The ReWalk is only by those who are paraplegic, paralyzed below the waist.).

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Biggest-ever Israeli IPO paves way for driverless cars

Nearly a billion dollars richer, MobilEye seeks to put road safety technology on hundreds of car models

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Israeli scientist leads search for Ebola cure | The Times of Israel

BGU virologist Dr. Leslie Lobel is developing a vaccine by studying the immune systems of the disease's survivors

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Revolutionary hologram-guided heart surgery is a heartbeat away

Israel’s RealView Imaging 3D technology, featured on 'Grey’s Anatomy,' brings science fiction to the actual operating rooms of tomorrow.

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12 Breakthroughs Of Israeli Tech That Make The World Better Every Day

Did you know that Israel has the most dense start-up per capita in the world? That's right — one amazing start-up for every 100 people! These innovations are creating a global footprint t...

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Israelis Invent New Anti-Date Rape Straw

Ever since date rape drugs have become easily accessible, women have had to be on high alert when drinking in public as someone could easily slip an odorless and tasteless drug such as GHB into their drink.

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Israeli cooperation and collaboration is making Silicon Wadi the Valley's major competitor

As more startup hubs crop up around the world Silicon Valley will have to adapt in order to compete. Paradoxically, the way to do that might be lessening the competitive spirit a little.

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Why go to Tel Aviv? Jumpspeed Ventures will fund early-stage startups in Jerusalem (exclusive)

Former New Yorker Ben Wiener is launching one of the first micro-funds in Jerusalem, so new ideas can flourish in one of the world's oldest cities.

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    Israeli Startup Offers Kids Social Media Training Wheels

    Itay Eshet wasn't comfortable with his 10-year-old joining Facebook, so he created something new.