Hila Haimovich

Israel 

I'm a blogger who enjoys researching the wonders of the internet and spending many hours in front of the computer, particularly in the search of magnetic gadgets that improve one's quality of life.

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a geek since Feb 2015

Consumer

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Introducing the DroneGun – a terrifying bazooka against drones

As more drones are sold, the likelihood that hostile use will be made of them increases. To combat this new threat, AntiShield has developed a rifle
  Dec 01, 2016

3 gadgets that will upgrade your smartphone camera

Looking for ways to up your phone’s photography game?
Oct 14, 2016

5 solid Bluetooth headphones that will cost less than Apple’s AirPods

Are you planning on getting an iPhone 7? If you don’t want to pay $159 more for Apple’s AirPods, here are five wireless headphone alternatives, starting at $30
Sep 18, 2016
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A mobile charger and electrical socket for any device: Introducing Omnicharge

Omnicharge is a compact backup charger that will let you have your office anywhere, without depending on a wall socket
Jul 15, 2016
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Entrepreneurship

2016 Israeli entrepreneur profile – a 36 year-old Tel Aviv University graduate

With the help of our data unit, we went over all the prominent startups in the past year and compiled a profile of the 2016 entrepreneur
Jan 02, 2017
From left to right: CTO Oren Ariel, VP R&D Ronnen Armon, CEO Yuval Scarlat, and Ben Horowitz, Co-Founder of the VC firm Andreessen Horowitz. Photo credit: New First

Israeli Capriza raises $23 million to help you work at home – including from Andreessen Horowitz

By using Capriza, employees can perform various office tasks in a simpler, more effective, and safer manner
  Jul 24, 2016
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Israeli startup GamEffective raises $7 million

The company’s product makes it possible to gamify standard work apps
Jun 22, 2016
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Alibaba former exec joins seed funding round in Israeli recruitment platform Comeet

The Israeli startup has developed an online system to help shorten the process of hiring new employees and find the right workers as quickly as possible
   Jun 21, 2016
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Gaming

The 4 most important announcements from Oculus’s Connect 3 event

There was some big news out of Oculus last week, laying out exciting expectations around the corner
Oct 09, 2016
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Israeli startup GamEffective raises $7 million

The company’s product makes it possible to gamify standard work apps
Jun 22, 2016

Gird your loins gentlemen (and ladies): 3 office weapons to establish order in the workplace

We’ve all heard of NERF, but here are three alternative weapons that are equally effective and decisive on the office battlefield
May 05, 2016

Israeli gaming startup SOOMLA raises $5.5 million

The company was established to help game developers ‘profit honorably,’ with the help of a data platform that analyzes user data across an entire network of games
Jun 23, 2015

Hardware

Health

Genetic Diagnosis and Personalized Treatment: Israeli startup GeneSort sells for $23 million

The Israeli company harnesses technology to create a personalized profile for each cancer patient, in order to customize their treatments according to their specific [Read More...]
May 09, 2017
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Laminate raises $8 million to ensure proper blood flow during dialysis

Israeli company Laminate wants to prevent unnecessary treatments with a special device fitted on the vein that ensures flow of blood during dialysis is right amount
Feb 08, 2017
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Exit: SeaSpine acquires Israeli medical tech startup NLT Spine

The Israeli company's technology could vastly improve spinal surgery - here's how
  Aug 25, 2016
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Israeli startup Nutrinia raises $30M to improve baby digestion

Nutrinia has developed an oral insulin-based drug to improve digestion in maturation and rehabilitation of the GI tract in premature infants
Aug 19, 2016
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Mobile

Microsoft CEO discloses: We’re working on the ultimate smartphone

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is proving again that he is the best thing that happened to his company for a long time. After Windows 10, HoloLens, opening the door to [Read More...]
Nov 27, 2016

Report: OnePlus to launch a newer, faster model soon

Having recently come out with their new flagship device, it looks like they may launch the OnePlus 3T with latest processor on the market
Oct 25, 2016
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Four apps to help you survive long flights

Here are four apps that will try to help you through the long slog.
Aug 18, 2016
From left to right: CTO Oren Ariel, VP R&D Ronnen Armon, CEO Yuval Scarlat, and Ben Horowitz, Co-Founder of the VC firm Andreessen Horowitz. Photo credit: New First

Israeli Capriza raises $23 million to help you work at home – including from Andreessen Horowitz

By using Capriza, employees can perform various office tasks in a simpler, more effective, and safer manner
  Jul 24, 2016
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News

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Security

Israeli startup CyBellum wants to end zero-day attacks

CyBellum’s solution provides end-to-end protection, from the internal network to the organization’s cloud. They can detect breaches and block the attack in its [Read More...]
Nov 21, 2016

Kaspersky launches freeware protection against ransomware

The software can identify behavioral patterns typical of ransomware, and protect Windows-based endpoints
Aug 11, 2016
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An all-Israeli exit: iGO developer NNG acquires automotive cyber startup Arilou Technologies

NNG, responsible for popular navigational app iGO, acquired cyber startup Arilou Technologies, which prevents attacks on connected cars
Jul 20, 2016

A Blue & White exit: Israeli CyberArk acquires fellow Silicon Wadi company CYBERTINEL

An approximately $20 million acquisition brings two security firms together that detect and prevent cyber attacks
Aug 12, 2015
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Wearables

Design

From Acanvas's Kickstarter campaign. Photo credit: Kickstarter

One picture, thousands of possibilities: Meet Acanvas, a smart, remote-controlled canvas

A new crowdfunding campaign presents a smart digital canvas, enabling you to upload pictures from a pre-installed collection of art or your own photos
May 22, 2016

Israel’s Webydo raises $5 million to empower graphic designers

When it comes to creating websites, Webydo gets the coding out of the way so designers can focus on their vision
May 07, 2015

Events

The 4 most important announcements from Oculus’s Connect 3 event

There was some big news out of Oculus last week, laying out exciting expectations around the corner
Oct 09, 2016

FinTech

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A $50,000 loan in 60 seconds: Israeli startup Behalf raises $27 million

The Israeli startup provides a loan service for small and medium-sized businesses through which a $50,000 loan can be obtained in one minute
Aug 31, 2016
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Brazilian Avante to acquire Israeli startup Sling

Sling’s app enables customers to pay business owners directly through a smartphone without a credit card or cash
Jul 12, 2016

Industry

New at Indiegogo: Invest in startups and get shares

Indiegogo is opening the door to investors like you and me, and letting everyone support ventures. Instead of throwing down for small perks from the company, you can [Read More...]
Nov 17, 2016

WhatsApp back after another ban in Brazil that benefited Telegram

Facebook and Brazil go for another round as the government protests encrypted chats
May 04, 2016

Lists

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Four apps to help you survive long flights

Here are four apps that will try to help you through the long slog.
Aug 18, 2016