#Innovation

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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'

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | ISRAELI TECH

Facebook Acquires Israeli Messaging Platform Startup Redkix For $100M | Technology News

The Israeli company will join Workplace by Facebook, the tech giant's answer to popular collaboration service Slack.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | ISRAELI TECH

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

‘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.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The comic book artists that fuelled a century of science innovation

In 1905, Scientific American ran an intriguing advertisement from the Electro Importing company. “Everything for the Experimenter,” it boasted. “We give you the opportunity to tick yourself up to the head of a future wireless telegraph company as di

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

News | Human Interest Stories

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

News | News

Israeli Startup Wins Global Counter-Terror Tech Challenge

CardioScale, a Ganei Tikva company founded in 2012, took first place at the 2018 Combating Terrorism Technology Startup Challenge organized by the American and Israeli defense departments.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

How quantum physics can make Israel more secure

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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......

News | News

7 Innovative Israeli Tech Startups Bringing AI, Gaming To Education | Technology News

At a recent MindCET event, a new crop of early-stage companies showcased tech aimed at disrupting learning environments.

Science & Technology | Innovation

How 2 former college roommates are helping people to get cheap lunches with their MealPal app

Mary Biggins and Katie Ghelli launched MealPal in New York last year. It has been backed with $35 million (£26 million)

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Business & Finance | BUSINESS

This Startup Wants to Neutralize Your Phone—and Un-change the World

Yondr restricts smartphone use in places where the people in charge don’t want it. But in allowing this, we may be compromising something about ourselves.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Business & Finance | Business Creativity General

The best ideas show up after the dip - walter vandervelde

If there is one word that has been hot in the business world the last few years, then it is creativity. We like to state with alacrity how important we think it is. A life necessity even, in these...

Business & Finance | Business Creativity General

The best ideas show up after the dip

In the last decennia, the process of change has been speeding up exponentially. And still, as an organisation, you want to be a step ahead of both market and competition. Sure, creative thinking will...

Business & Finance | Business Creativity General

The best ideas show up after the dip

Not that long ago, a somewhat mysterious cloud shrouded creativity on the work floor. Everybody seemed to have their own definition and understanding of the word. The connotation with more artistic...

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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'.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

What #Babies Know About Physics and Foreign Languages

Our kids don’t need to be taught in order to learn.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Why Managers Are So Bad at Recognizing Good Ideas - The Atlantic

In most settings, criticism tends to dominate. For any idea or book or movie or what have you, the question that people discuss is what’s wrong with it, why it didn’t live up to expectations.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Get the last bit of shampoo out of the bottle with this relieving invention

Researchers from The Ohio State University are on a mission to remove one tiny frustration from our lives with their latest invention.

Business & Finance | Business

The Workplace Of The Future: Brought To You By Art, Education, Travel, And Startups | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

For offices to be places that young people want to work, companies need to look outside the business world for design ideas.

History | HISTORY

What Was the Greatest Era for Innovation? A Brief Guided Tour - NYTimes.com

Which was a more important innovation: indoor plumbing, jet air travel or mobile phones?

Business & Finance | Business

This young director is helping one of the world's biggest media agencies to engage with startups

Hannah Blake is open innovation director at MEC Global, which employs 5,000 people worldwide and sits under the WPP umbrella.

News | Israel

Israel Goes Underground For Protection

Israel has an underground hospital and is building an underground blood bank. Israel's enemies have been allowed to point thousands of destructive rockets at her.

Science & Technology | Technology

Samsung makes big trucks transparent in the name of road safety

Back in 2009, Russian design house Art Lebedev introduced the dramatically titled Transparentius concept for improving road safety. It was remarkably simple: put a camera on the front of large,...

Business & Finance | Business

This Pizza Hut box turns into a movie projector | The Verge

Pizza Hut thinks it can do more than just bring food to your front door. It wants to deliver your entertainment for the evening, too. At least, that's the case in Hong Kong, where the pizza chain...

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

7 Takeaways for Senior Talent Leaders from the White House Upskill Summit

In late April, nearly 200 employers, labor leaders, foundations, nonprofits, educators, workforce leaders, and technologists came together at the White House Upskill Summit, dedicated to helping develop and promote frontline employees.  

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Collaborative Economy Honeycomb 2 –Watch it Grow | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Digital Business

News | News

The top 12 ways Israel feeds the world

From drip irrigation to natural pesticides, Israeli innovations are helping to fill hungry bellies everywhere, but particularly in the developing world.

Business & Finance | Business

A Kickstarter-Like Program From Adobe Funds Employee Projects | Re/code

Under the program, known as Kickbox, workers have only to raise their hand and they are given customized red boxes, each of which includes a prepaid credit card and other tools designed to help turn an idea into a shippable product.

Science & Technology | Tech

The man who brought us the lithium-ion battery at the age of 57 has an idea for a new one at 92 - Quartz

AUSTIN, TEXAS—The chances are you have never heard of—nor, until looking at this page, ever seen—John Bannister Goodenough. But you know his work. In fact, you almost certainly own some. Consider the last six or seven decades of technological and s

Politics | From the HuffPost

The Last Generation of Kids That Played Outside | Nate Hanson

Consider the iPad -- The iPad was invented and built by grownups who had to play outside when they were kids. Fast forward to this current generation where the majority of kids sit inside staring at... an iPad....

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

How To Know If Your Dumb Idea Will Change The World | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

Box SVP Sam Schillace shares how he quickly and cheaply experimented on an app no one wanted--that became the basis for Google Docs.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

11-Year-Old Makes An Unbreakable, Spill-Proof Cup For Her Ailing Grandfather

When Lily Born noticed her grandfather, who suffers from Parkinson's, was spilling his drinks, she decided to design him a better cup. The young...

News | Interesting Links

Documentary Orchestra without Conductor from 1972 - New York

Documentary Orchestra without Conductor from 1972 - New York