Alex Lazear

Israel 

Alex is a geek. An avid writer, he spends his free time playing video games, catching up on the latest movie release, or messing with whatever gadget he can get his hands on.

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a geek since Oct 2015

Consumer

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Ford decides not to Google itself, partners with Amazon and Chinese DJI instead

The automotive giant decided to avoid listening to its GPS and drove right into the ocean that is IoT and drones
  Jan 06, 2016
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5 crowdfunding gifts to put under the tree

With the holiday season now upon us, crowdfunding campaigns can be great sources of gifts for the technology fanatics in our lives
   Dec 20, 2015
The new PowerUp FPV, a paper drone with live streaming video. Photo Credit: PR

PowerUp Toys lets drone pilots feel like they’re flying

Their new PowerUp FPV combines drone technology and Google Cardboard to make users feel like Superman
Oct 15, 2015

Entrepreneurship

Gaming

From PVPchallenge's commercial, showing how esports players can win money while battling each other online. Photo credit: PVPchallenge / YouTube

Israeli PVPchallenge lets gamers play esports and bet on the outcomes

Esports platform PVPchallenge encourages players to "put their money where their game is"
Sep 01, 2016
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 13: People play Pokemon GO game in New York City, NY on July 13, 2016. Photo credit: Volkan Furuncu/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Israel

Beyond nostalgia, this is the main factor behind Pokémon Go’s success

How Nintendo managed to catch em’ all
Jul 14, 2016
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British nDreams collects more coins than Mario, raises $3M for future VR games

The funding comes from Mercia Technologies, a British tech firm that had previously invested $2.75 million in the company in January
Dec 14, 2015
The gaming panel at the Geektime Conference 2015. Photo Credit: Nimrod Saunders

Why is Israel, a land of startups, weak at gaming?

For a country filled with programmers, designers, and innovators, Israel lacks a strong video game development scene. This is why - and what it means for a growing [Read More...]
Dec 02, 2015
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Lists

Mobile

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5 apps to help restart that already failed new years resolution

These five apps will help you keep your resolution running through the year, whether that be to learn a new language, save money or time, or travel more
  Jan 14, 2016
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Versy aims to connect Latin America through chat and celebs

Like a combination of Twitter and WhatsApp, Versy creates new connections by linking people based on shared friends and interests
Nov 29, 2015

Israeli video editing app TIPIT launches with global contest

The app aims to make video editing possible for everyone on mobile
Oct 12, 2015

News

Israeli KAHR Medical raises $12M to attack cancer cells

The Israeli drug manufacturer is the developer of DSP technology drugs that may be used to fight cancer and auto-immune diseases
Dec 16, 2015
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British nDreams collects more coins than Mario, raises $3M for future VR games

The funding comes from Mercia Technologies, a British tech firm that had previously invested $2.75 million in the company in January
Dec 14, 2015
ColorChip team. Photo Credit: PR

Israel’s ColorChip raises $25 million in growth funding

The company is the only Israeli chip maker that not only produces, but also manufactures their own product, called SystemOnGlass
Nov 22, 2015
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Germany’s test IO announces $5 million Series A financing

The company plans to use the funds to expand its business to the U.S. by opening a San Francisco-based office and re-branding
Nov 18, 2015
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Advertising

Taboola Founder and CEO, Adam Singolda. Photo Credit: PR

MSN’s new partnership with Taboola may actually threaten Google’s ad reach

Yes, Google should be somewhat worried about this collaboration. This is why
Jan 12, 2016

Development

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Germany’s test IO announces $5 million Series A financing

The company plans to use the funds to expand its business to the U.S. by opening a San Francisco-based office and re-branding
Nov 18, 2015

Events

SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 22: A general view of atmosphere at Comic-Con International 2016 on July 20, 2016 in San Diego, California. Photo credit: Vivien Killilea/Getty Images Israel

Comic-Con 2016: All the Geek TV and movie news you should know (VIDEO)

One Geektime reporter tries to sum up all the major announcements from this year’s geek convention
Jul 25, 2016
The gaming panel at the Geektime Conference 2015. Photo Credit: Nimrod Saunders

GTC2015: Oculus Rift does not wow Israeli game developers

In a panel moderated by Dean Takahashi, lead writer for VentureBeat's GamesBeat, none of the game makers plan to jump on the Oculus Rift band wagon
Oct 22, 2015

Hardware

Photo Credit: Ford

Ford decides not to Google itself, partners with Amazon and Chinese DJI instead

The automotive giant decided to avoid listening to its GPS and drove right into the ocean that is IoT and drones
Jan 06, 2016
ColorChip team. Photo Credit: PR

Israel’s ColorChip raises $25 million in growth funding

The company is the only Israeli chip maker that not only produces, but also manufactures their own product, called SystemOnGlass
Nov 22, 2015

Media

SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 22: A general view of atmosphere at Comic-Con International 2016 on July 20, 2016 in San Diego, California. Photo credit: Vivien Killilea/Getty Images Israel

Comic-Con 2016: All the Geek TV and movie news you should know (VIDEO)

One Geektime reporter tries to sum up all the major announcements from this year’s geek convention
Jul 25, 2016

Social Media

Israeli SafeBeyond aims to connect the living and the dearly departed

While it may sound morbid the digital death company may provide closure to the living and the deceased.
Dec 13, 2015