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FinTechAug 02, 2017
Sunset panorama of old Stockholm city of Gamlastan from the south side of Sodermalm. (Photo Credit: Dado Daniela / Getty Images Israel)

What Israeli fintech can learn from Sweden

Sweden’s fintech scene is arguably one of the best

ListsAug 01, 2017

Top 10 tech startups keeping the beat strong in Liverpool

If The Beatles can dominate the world from Liverpool, so can other startups

Venture CapitalJul 25, 2017

Top 10 tech companies growing in Glasgow

The West Central Lowlands proved fertile ground for Scotland's largest city and some successful startups

NewsJul 23, 2017

Russia in talks with US to create cybersecurity working group

EntrepreneurshipJul 21, 2017

Top 10 tech startups maturing in Manchester


Accelerators

Cologne Mayor tours Tel Aviv, prepares groundwork for startup and entrepreneur exchange

Germany's fourth-largest city wants to borrow a bit from Tel Aviv, and maybe recruit some new residents along the way
Feb 22, 2017

Jerusalem’s OurCrowd strikes agreement with Berlin sports accelerator leAD to bring Israeli startups to Germany

OurCrowd will guide Israeli startups to the new 'sportstech' program in Germany, whose next cohort will get started in fall 2017
Feb 13, 2017

Cowork startup Mindspace raises $15 million round to lay groundwork for challenge to WeWork

Based in Tel Aviv with active hubs in Germany, the company is targeting the big tech centers of the United States
Jan 25, 2017
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Advertising

Using the Spott app to identify items on TV. Photo Credit: Appiness PR

Belgian Appiness connects viewers with their favorite shows and brands

Using their smart app and audio coding, this startup is exploring new ways to help brands engage with viewers, driving sales
Dec 29, 2016

Vertex and Baidu give $22 million investment to machine learning startup Dynamic Yield

The round indicates investor demand for personalized advertising campaigns is growing
Dec 20, 2016
Fanbytes' founding team. Photo credit: PR

What makes a sponsored video go viral? Fanbytes has an algorithm for that

Influencer platform Fanbytes, founded by 21-year-olds, fits into the changing world of digital marketing by pairing brands with social influencers in a specific way
Jul 20, 2016
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Big Data

Google News update is challenge to Facebook on reliability

Google's update will give you 200 relevant stories from across the news spectrum in what should show up competitor Facebook
Mar 22, 2017

What exactly is DataViz? Definitions for dummies

These tools can help you get a better grasp of your data
Mar 03, 2017

Russia’s Yandex outpaces Google Translate as it quietly beta tests Papiamento, Udmurt, and Mari languages

The Russian search giant doesn't get attention in the US like other European and Asian internet companies do, letting news of its own projects slip through the cracks
Feb 19, 2017
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Consumer

4 ways to protect your family from broadband privacy law

Use these basic measures to teach your family how to surf safer
Apr 01, 2017

How to protect your data from being sold by your ISP

This is bad news for privacy advocates
Mar 28, 2017
Photo Credit: Samsung

Samsung admits that battery defects caused Note 7 fires

The company brought in outside investigators, who found that Samsung's manufacturers experienced different problems building and rolling out the Note 7 battery
Jan 23, 2017
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Design

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Development

Taking on the challenge of Daylight Saving Time

More than just an interesting annoyance, DST can have important implications for programmers
Mar 28, 2017

Austrian startup LingoHub outdoes Google Translate with Autofill beta translations

LingoHub is automatically producing multilingual apps by integrating its technology with clients' developer sites and deploying its machine translation technology
Sep 18, 2016

Estonia startup Testlio bags $6.25 million investment

Already profitable, the investment will let the country focus on amplifying its current infrastructure
Apr 17, 2016
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eCommerce

Using the Spott app to identify items on TV. Photo Credit: Appiness PR

Belgian Appiness connects viewers with their favorite shows and brands

Using their smart app and audio coding, this startup is exploring new ways to help brands engage with viewers, driving sales
Dec 29, 2016
Image Credit: Tesco Bank

Hackers breach 40,000 Tesco Bank accounts, halting all customers’ service

Money was taken out of 20,000 accounts, at minimum
Nov 08, 2016
Sunset panorama of old Stockholm city of Gamlastan from the south side of Sodermalm. (Photo Credit: Dado Daniela / Getty Images Israel)

8 Awesome Swedish Startups You Should Know About

Sweden is fast becoming a hub for cool startups, ranging from games to security, and everything in between
Sep 26, 2016
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Education

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Entrepreneurship

Top 10 tech startups maturing in Manchester

A centuries-old area filled with sports, music, and startups
Jul 21, 2017

Top 10 tech startups lighting up London

Perhaps the model city for the entire world, London sparks creativity
Jul 04, 2017
An attendee, center left, speaks with an attendant, center right, as he tries out SoftBank Group Corp.'s Pepper the humanoid robot using a Google Inc. Cardboard virtual reality headset at a media briefing in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, May 19, 2016. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Why machines will never fully replace humans

Still, there are companies developing applications that blend the best of machines and human effort in novel ways
Jun 13, 2017
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Events

ESA’s startup point man reveals the next big trends in space innovation

Speaking to Geektime at Slush 2016 in Helsinki, Finland, ESA BIC Director Frank Salzgeber is optimistic about a new kind of satellite future
Dec 07, 2016

Finns launch global ‘Space Nation’ contest at Slush for chance to become astronaut

Anyone can participate using the Space Nation app, then have the chance to advance to field tests before a winner is announced around Christmas 2017
Dec 01, 2016

Chris Sacca levels into Trump, Zuckerberg in front of thousands at Slush in Helsinki

Sacca hit Silicon Valley for having an apathetic attitude that ignored the possibility of Trump threatening the stability of the US economy and its freedom to innovate
Nov 30, 2016
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FinTech

Sunset panorama of old Stockholm city of Gamlastan from the south side of Sodermalm. (Photo Credit: Dado Daniela / Getty Images Israel)

What Israeli fintech can learn from Sweden

Sweden’s fintech scene is arguably one of the best
Aug 02, 2017

Breaking into Deutsche Bank: This German giant has found a way to reach out startups

This could be a big opportunity for startups looking to get a foot in with one of Europe’s biggest banks
Apr 03, 2017

Frankfurt startups look to educate the next generation of talent

With a massive corporate density and labor pool, why is it so hard for Frankfurt startups to build teams?
Mar 13, 2017
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Gaming

Sony PlayStation launches Liverpool coding camp for girls interested in making games

The program by PlayStation and Liverpool Girl Geeks might not only address getting more women into the tech sector, but also healing rifts in the gaming world
Jan 24, 2017
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The games you should know from Spiel, the world’s largest gathering of board gamers

Feel like a new game? Here were the best ones we saw at Spiel, Europe's (and likely the globe's) preeminent board game conference
Nov 05, 2016
FINLAND - OCTOBER 25: View of the Katajanokka neighbourhood, Helsinki, Finland. Photo credit: DeAgostini/Getty Images Israel

Magic Leap heads to Finland’s Silicon Valley

Finnish VR and AR are growing rapidly, and attracting global notice
Oct 28, 2016
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Greentech

4 startups working on lab grown meat you should be following

Would you eat a burger grown in a petri dist? These companies are betting that they can build you a burger over the next five years that’ll not only be good for the [Read More...]
Mar 09, 2017
MADRID, SPAIN - JUNE 09: Motorists queue up to get fuel at a fuel station in Madrid during the first day of a nationwide haulers strike on June 9, 2008 in Madrid, Spain. Photo credit: Denis Doyle/Getty Images Israel

Diesel cars pollute up to 10 times more than trucks and buses in Europe

Researchers urge the EU to adopt stricter emissions standards for popular diesel cars
Jan 07, 2017

Air quality startup Breezometer refreshes with cool, crisp $3 million

The round comes after a storied 2.5 years of building that included presentations to the White House and the UN
Dec 14, 2016
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Hardware

DJI + Hasselblad's M600 A5D Aerial Photography Bundle. Image Credit: Hasselblad

DJI’s acquisition of Hasselblad speaks volumes about photography’s aerial future

DJI went from minority to majority stakeholder in less than two years
Jan 05, 2017

How Helsinki’s Eve V crowdsourced computer could rival Apple

The crowdfunding campaign raised over $1.3 million in about a month for their crowdsourced design that challenges the MacBook on virtually every spec
Dec 20, 2016

Noiseless Acoustics brings sound to your eyes with its video audio-tracking technology

Helsinki venture Noiseless might be the beginning of a new vertical in startup-friendly technologies: acoustech
Dec 07, 2016
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Health

4 startups working on lab grown meat you should be following

Would you eat a burger grown in a petri dist? These companies are betting that they can build you a burger over the next five years that’ll not only be good for the [Read More...]
Mar 09, 2017

Barcelona’s Transplant Biomedicals brings home $2.63 million to ring in 2017

It marks a good start for the Catalonian capital which saw startups raise a collective €245 million in 2016.
Jan 09, 2017
Oticon's booth at CES 2017 showcasing its IoT hearing aid. Photo Credit: Oticon

Oticon offers Bluetooth-connected hearing aid that connects to alarms and doors

The Oticon OPN links to alarm systems in the home, and helps users hear better in a crowd
Jan 08, 2017
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Industry

virtual reality

Is 2017 Year of Virtual Reality?

The year of 2016 saw a mixed growth for Virtual Reality, but what is expected for 2017?
Apr 30, 2017

5 startups whose ‘law bots’ can find a missing Oxford comma and automate contract analysis

Automated legal analysis, AI-applied linguistic assessment, robotic legal filings, and even negotiating agreements: machine lawyers are already here
Mar 20, 2017
Walking around SLUSH. Photo Credit: Gabriel Avner / Geektime

Helsinki just misses top 20, Stockholm ranks 14th in global startup city rankings report

Stockholm makes the top 20 for the first time, but regional rival Helsinki is clipping their heals and will loom large in the near future
Mar 15, 2017
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Innovation

What global smart cities and vision zero initiatives are getting wrong

To be truly impactful, they need to recognize one big thing
Jun 09, 2017
Microsoft Director of Strategic Investments, Limor Lahiani, speaks at Geektime's Techfest in November 2016. Photo credit: Geektime

Microsoft’s innovation czar: we’re moving from ‘information age’ to ‘intelligence age’

Microsoft's director of strategic engagements shows off company's work applying NLP to genetics and other issues impacting humanity
Dec 24, 2016

This Norwegian startup thinks it has the recipe to get companies the best freelancers

Konsus is battling in an increasingly crowded field of freelance marketplaces
Nov 30, 2016
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Internet

Hackers are looking for weaknesses in your cyber security. Photo Credit: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

10 security tips to protect your wordpress website from hackers

Do you want a site that is easily manageable, easy to use, SEO friendly and secure? WordPress is probably the best bet for you, but you still need to know how to secure [Read More...]
Jun 14, 2017

What global smart cities and vision zero initiatives are getting wrong

To be truly impactful, they need to recognize one big thing
Jun 09, 2017

Matrix.org brings cross platform open comms to VR

Will the future of virtual reality communications be dominated by Facebook or is there room for diversity in this emerging ecosystem?
Apr 04, 2017
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IoT

This is how connected tools will increase productivity in major industries

Who are you calling the "Internet of Things"? It's time to define what we are actually talking about and why it's important
Apr 18, 2017

How to protect your data from being sold by your ISP

This is bad news for privacy advocates
Mar 28, 2017
Dojo. Photo Credit: BullGuard

BullGuard bringing Dojo smart home IoT security suite to US in April

Having acquired Dojo-Labs in 2016, BullGuard is now ready to release the finished product in 2017
Jan 13, 2017
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IT

Applause’s Alex Waldmann takes on challenges to mobile security with expert meetup in Tel Aviv

Three mobile security professionals walk into a bar: pro tips for building a more secure mobile app space
May 03, 2016

Gitlab raises $1.5 million from VC firms of U.S. celebrities

Ashton Kutcher and Joe Montana are among the backers of the Dutch GitHub rival
Jul 10, 2015

Usability testing – a good way to boost your mobile app’s success rate

One of the most commonly misunderstood things about mobile app designing is the collection of feedback from real users: Here are some methods that could work well for [Read More...]
Jan 04, 2015
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Lists

Top 10 tech startups clicking in Cardiff and Wales

Older than the Great Pyramid and Stonehinge, Cardiff carries the startup banner for most of Wales
Aug 17, 2017

Top 10 tech startups bustling in Belfast Ireland

The capital and largest city of Northern Ireland, birthplace of the RMS Titanic, and high-tech companies all help startups prosper
Aug 06, 2017

Top 10 tech startups keeping the beat strong in Liverpool

If The Beatles can dominate the world from Liverpool, so can other startups
Aug 01, 2017
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Marketing

Using the Spott app to identify items on TV. Photo Credit: Appiness PR

Belgian Appiness connects viewers with their favorite shows and brands

Using their smart app and audio coding, this startup is exploring new ways to help brands engage with viewers, driving sales
Dec 29, 2016
Richard Branson goes kitesurfing with three girls hanging off of him, because it's his hobby. Photo credit: Richard Branson

5 things a new startup can do to get a journalist’s attention

Small startups crave attention to get noticed by potential customers and investors, but miss doing simple things to get on a journalist's schedule
Dec 23, 2016
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British-Israeli startup Pixoneye raises £2.4 million Series A

Their image analyzing technology could give marketers more insights than Facebook for smarter targeting
Sep 29, 2016
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Media

Google News update is challenge to Facebook on reliability

Google's update will give you 200 relevant stories from across the news spectrum in what should show up competitor Facebook
Mar 22, 2017

Israeli Minute Media, owner of 90min, grabs $15 million investment from ProSieben and Qumra

This is the third straight year the company has raised a $15 million round
Feb 14, 2017

Milan video startup MainStreaming scores €4 million in cash for cache-free live video streaming

The money will help the small 15-person team expand in a global battle for video supremacy
Jan 23, 2017
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Mobile

Google News update is challenge to Facebook on reliability

Google's update will give you 200 relevant stories from across the news spectrum in what should show up competitor Facebook
Mar 22, 2017

Discover new professional connections in the wild with Causr

This British-made app helps users uncover new opportunities for cooperation with nearby professionals
Feb 27, 2017
Photo Credit: Samsung

Samsung admits that battery defects caused Note 7 fires

The company brought in outside investigators, who found that Samsung's manufacturers experienced different problems building and rolling out the Note 7 battery
Jan 23, 2017
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News

Russia in talks with US to create cybersecurity working group

A Russian official says that the United States and Moscow are negotiating to set up a joint cybersecurity working group
Jul 23, 2017

Top 10 tech startups lighting up London

Perhaps the model city for the entire world, London sparks creativity
Jul 04, 2017

3 crucial tips for early entrepreneurs looking for funding from 83North’s Gil Goren

Ready to invest their 4th fund with $250 million for early stage ventures, this VC knows a thing or two about making deals
Apr 05, 2017
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Policy

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Robotics

An attendee, center left, speaks with an attendant, center right, as he tries out SoftBank Group Corp.'s Pepper the humanoid robot using a Google Inc. Cardboard virtual reality headset at a media briefing in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, May 19, 2016. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Why machines will never fully replace humans

Still, there are companies developing applications that blend the best of machines and human effort in novel ways
Jun 13, 2017

Russia’s Yandex outpaces Google Translate as it quietly beta tests Papiamento, Udmurt, and Mari languages

The Russian search giant doesn't get attention in the US like other European and Asian internet companies do, letting news of its own projects slip through the cracks
Feb 19, 2017

Mother Nature may not always know best when it comes to robotics

New research reveals that the way an insect walks may not be the best option for insect-inspired robots
Feb 17, 2017
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Science

A defibrillator implant. Credit: Sunzi99 / CC BY 3.0 (Wikipedia)

Study warns that medical implants need better wireless security settings

User privacy isn't the only thing at risk, physical well-being is too
Dec 09, 2016

Israel and Germany launch joint €30 million nanotechnology funding initiative

The initiative brings together two countries which have taken a global lead in the physics-shaking nanotechology industry
Nov 13, 2016
Image Credit: Wikipedia

Oxford lab debuts improved lid-reading software

Even bigger datasets and more natural language are needed to go further now
Nov 13, 2016
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Security

Russia in talks with US to create cybersecurity working group

A Russian official says that the United States and Moscow are negotiating to set up a joint cybersecurity working group
Jul 23, 2017
Hackers are looking for weaknesses in your cyber security. Photo Credit: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

10 security tips to protect your wordpress website from hackers

Do you want a site that is easily manageable, easy to use, SEO friendly and secure? WordPress is probably the best bet for you, but you still need to know how to secure [Read More...]
Jun 14, 2017
Hackers are looking for weaknesses in your cyber security. Photo Credit: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Everything you need to know about WannaCry ransomware

Still don't really know what it is? Here you go
May 27, 2017
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Social Media

Duolingo vs. WhatsApp: Berlin startup Tandem has app that lets you chat with natives to learn a new language

Tandem's video-calling-and-chat app is finally bringing the foreign pen pal concept into the digital age with over 100 tongues and 11 sign languages
Mar 05, 2017
Signage is displayed outside Facebook Inc. headquarters in Menlo Park, California, U.S., on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. Facebook Inc. is scheduled to release earnings figures on February 1. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Facebook Lite launching in four more countries, including South Korea, Israel

Facebook Lite, the social media platform's barebones version for low speed internet, is one of its fastest growing offerings
Feb 08, 2017
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No, there was no bombing in Bangkok. But Facebook Safety Check thought so

This mistake shows a potential shortcoming in Safety Check’s November update
Dec 27, 2016
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Space

Finland’s Reaktor plans first network of lunar satellites as NASA and ESA lay groundwork for moon infrastructure

As humans prepare their return to the moon, demand for luna-location and communications is pushing American and European teams to design humanity's first lunar satellite [Read More...]
Mar 30, 2017

Beyond Mars: 7 major proposed NASA and ESA missions to conquer the solar system and search for life

For all the talk of Mars, the solar system has abundant unexplored territory with some unconventional environments that might harbor alien life
Mar 17, 2017

Dropping SpaceX, Israel’s SpacePharma launches bio-testing nanosatellite into orbit with help from India’s ISRO

After a year of SpaceX delays, the pioneering cube satellite hitched a ride with India's ISRO
Feb 19, 2017
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Telecom

Pedestrians walk past an O2 mobile phone store, operated by Telefonica SA, left, and a Three mobile phone store, operated by Hutchison Whampoa Ltd., in Basildon, U.K., on Thursday, March 26, 2015. Photo credit: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Six million Three Mobile users could be at risk in UK data breach

The hackers used the data to order new phones for themselves to resell
Nov 18, 2016

Northern Ireland AI-cloud startup Ampliphae raises £1.4 million

They boast an AI-backed system that can "classify and identify traffic streams," which "prioritizes business-critical traffic."
Mar 20, 2016

This Korean and Russian startup wants to revolutionize the cloud in developing countries

Curious how Cloudike could work up to 10X as fast as Dropbox in places like South Korea? Yes, there's very interesting telecom work being done outside the U.S.
Aug 04, 2015
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Transportation

What global smart cities and vision zero initiatives are getting wrong

To be truly impactful, they need to recognize one big thing
Jun 09, 2017
PALO ALTO, CA - NOVEMBER 05: A Tesla Model S car is displayed at a Tesla showroom on November 5, 2013 in Palo Alto, California. Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Israel

7 startups Elon Musk and Tesla have needed (or wanted) to build a stronger electric car ecosystem

Some deals worked, some of them didn't, but they all tell us what Tesla still needs in order to realize its grand strategy
Mar 09, 2017
Taxify co-founders Martin & Markus Villig. Photo Credit: Taxify

Estonian rideshare service Taxify is challenging Uber for growth in the Baltics

This popular Baltic rideshare app is planning global expansion with a better experience for riders and drivers
Feb 10, 2017
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Venture Capital

Top 10 tech companies growing in Glasgow

The West Central Lowlands proved fertile ground for Scotland's largest city and some successful startups
Jul 25, 2017
Walking around SLUSH. Photo Credit: Gabriel Avner / Geektime

Helsinki just misses top 20, Stockholm ranks 14th in global startup city rankings report

Stockholm makes the top 20 for the first time, but regional rival Helsinki is clipping their heals and will loom large in the near future
Mar 15, 2017

Frankfurt’s startup ecosystem challenges: Cracking the funding nut

This is how young companies are overcoming the bias against startups and getting funded
Mar 07, 2017
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Wearables

Oticon's booth at CES 2017 showcasing its IoT hearing aid. Photo Credit: Oticon

Oticon offers Bluetooth-connected hearing aid that connects to alarms and doors

The Oticon OPN links to alarm systems in the home, and helps users hear better in a crowd
Jan 08, 2017
Photo credit: Ava

Swiss fertility tracking startup Ava closes $10 million Series A funding round

Ava's wearable helps women determine their fertile window
Nov 17, 2016

This Dutch team has built a lucid dreaming machine, and it debuts today on Kickstarter

It's the first consumer product for dream induction that actually includes EEG technology that can read and record your brain waves
Sep 12, 2016
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Women in tech

Sony PlayStation launches Liverpool coding camp for girls interested in making games

The program by PlayStation and Liverpool Girl Geeks might not only address getting more women into the tech sector, but also healing rifts in the gaming world
Jan 24, 2017
The Meretniemi family of Finland are preparing to set off on a tour to 75 countries on a boat on which they have installed a digital system, in order to introduce their country's education system to the world. Photo credit: Yunus Icen/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Israel

How Finland is solving the gender gap in science education – and what we can all learn from it

Finland is the only country in the world where more girls perform better at science than boys. Here, we ask experts what other countries can learn from Finland
Dec 12, 2016
Photo credit: Ava

Swiss fertility tracking startup Ava closes $10 million Series A funding round

Ava's wearable helps women determine their fertile window
Nov 17, 2016
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