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Accelerators

Big Data

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

FindFace, powered by NTechLab, is locked in a staring contest with an angry Twitter

Twitter hates this Russian startup's facial recognition software, apparently with good reason
Dec 22, 2016
Has Microsoft Translator built the next champion of online translating? Should Google Translate watch out? Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow; Hand model: Gedalyah Reback

Microsoft Translator leapfrogs Google Translate on group convos

But here's why it has a long way to go
Dec 14, 2016
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Entrepreneurship

Gaming

This Russian VR startup is building the next generation of full immersion experience

Interactive gaming has never felt so real. Still at an early stage, the world of VR gaming is getting off the couch and gearing up for action
Aug 10, 2016
Super Mario, 30th anniversary edition

5 old school video games that truly changed the industry

The '80s and '90s were times of true innovation, when the gaming genres we love today were created
Oct 04, 2015

Hardware

A "Voter Registration" sign hangs near a table where residents fill out paperwork at a polling location during the presidential primary vote in Waukesha, Wisconsin, U.S., on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Photo credit: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Hacking the vote: why voting machine fraud should be the least of your worries

If hackers are planning something, they've missed many chances to do so
Nov 03, 2016
Elon Musk's High Speed Train Concept Company Hyperloop One Holds First Public Test Run. Photo credit: David Becker / Stringer / Getty Images Israel

Russia considers deploying Hyperloop systems across the country

Russian Railways, the national railway company, is considering cooperation with Hyperloop One, one of the two U.S. companies developing such a project
May 31, 2016

Neo Cold War space race creating Entrepreneurialnauts

With U.S.-Russia tensions on the rise, the U.S. may fast track handing over the space torch from Russia to the private sector
Sep 30, 2014

Health

Domodedovo Airport outside Moscow, CC BY SA 2.0 Sherrymain

Belgian-Israeli ARCHIMEDICX to feature its listings on Russian Mail.Ru

The multinational hospital database will now see its listings on Russia's largest health site, Health Mail.Ru
Feb 16, 2016

Russian Developed Masks Could be Game Changer in Ebola Epidemic

Rostec's Aviation Equipment Holding is set to provide a unique mask that will protect against the Ebola virus.
Sep 23, 2014

Industry

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Innovation

Hyperloop One VP Dr. Knut Sauer at Startup Village in Skolkovo. Photo Credit: Gabriel Avner / Geektime

Hyperloop One’s VP Dr. Knut Sauer speaks at Startup Village in Skolkovo about the future of transportation

Is fast, eco-friendly transportation just around the corner?
Jun 10, 2016

Estonian startups pack a punch, but need to bring in more talent

According to Startup Compass's latest report, Estonia is punching above its weight for a country of just 1 million, bringing up the rear behind Latvia and Lithuania in [Read More...]
Feb 14, 2016

Kwambio Platform: Taking 3D Printing to a Whole New Level

Set to go live in October, Kwambio prepares to give designers and shoppers alike an interactive experience that will surely change the worlds of 3D printing and online [Read More...]
Sep 11, 2014

Internet

Has Microsoft Translator built the next champion of online translating? Should Google Translate watch out? Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow; Hand model: Gedalyah Reback

Microsoft Translator leapfrogs Google Translate on group convos

But here's why it has a long way to go
Dec 14, 2016

Could Russia be behind US election-based fake news on Facebook?

Growing evidence based on cases of Russian disinformation throughout Europe motivated us to look into potential Russian backing of this year's fake US news
Nov 18, 2016

10 languages Google Translate lacks and where to find them

Google Translate doesn't have it all. Here's where you can find Cantonese, Pashto and Amharic, plus some other famous languages around the world
Feb 08, 2016
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IT

Lists

10 languages Google Translate lacks and where to find them

Google Translate doesn't have it all. Here's where you can find Cantonese, Pashto and Amharic, plus some other famous languages around the world
Feb 08, 2016
Super Mario, 30th anniversary edition

5 old school video games that truly changed the industry

The '80s and '90s were times of true innovation, when the gaming genres we love today were created
Oct 04, 2015

Media

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Russian social network VK.com and Warner Music bury the hatchet, settle out of court

Alexander Blinov, CEO of Warner Music Russia, notes that the company believes there’s huge potential to grow its business in the country
Apr 10, 2016
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Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov invests ‘$100 million or more’ in e-sports platform

An Uzbek-born business magnate, Usmanov is Russia’s richest man - this is why he invested in e-sports platform Virtus.pro
Oct 18, 2015

Mobile

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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
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 11: President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a news cenference at Trump Tower on January 11, 2017 in New York City. This is Trump's first official news conference since the November elections. Photo credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Israel

Donald Trump admits Russia likely influenced US election, provides other thoughts on hacking

In Trump's first press conference, he conceded that Russia likely meddled with the US election. Here, we analyze his comments on hacking
Jan 11, 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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Policy

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 11: President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a news cenference at Trump Tower on January 11, 2017 in New York City. This is Trump's first official news conference since the November elections. Photo credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Israel

Donald Trump admits Russia likely influenced US election, provides other thoughts on hacking

In Trump's first press conference, he conceded that Russia likely meddled with the US election. Here, we analyze his comments on hacking
Jan 11, 2017
GERMANY, BONN - DECEMBER 29: In the suspicion - hacker attacks, election influence, ecomomic and industrial espionage, etc. - the activities of Russia and other nations on the World Wide Web. The symbol photo shows a computer hard drive in which the portrait of the Russian President Putin reflects. Photo credit: Ulrich Baumgarten via Getty Images Israel

Public copy of US ‘election hacking’ report leaves much unanswered

The issue is so overtly partisan now, too, that it will remain unsettled for years to come
Jan 07, 2017
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 28: Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and U.S. President Barack Obama stand for the cameras before the start of a bilateral meeting at the United Nations headquarters on September 28, 2015 in New York City. Putin and Obama are in New York City to attend the 70th anniversary general assembly meetings. Photo credit: Dmitry Azarov/Kommersant Photo via Getty Images Israel

Obama sanctions Russian intelligence community over election interference

This is probably not the last step the White House will take before its occupants change next month. And these are the implications for US-Russia relations
Dec 30, 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

Everything you need to know about WannaCry ransomware

Still don't really know what it is? Here you go
May 27, 2017
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 05: Wikileaks founder Julian Assange squints in the sunlight as he prepares to speak from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy where he continues to seek asylum following an extradition request from Sweden in 2012, on February 5, 2016 in London, England. Photo credit: Carl Court/Getty Images Israel

5 reasons why Silicon Valley should reject Julian Assange and Wikileaks’s offer to help

Beware of Greeks bearing gifts. There are some pretty good reasons not to trust Julian Assange
Mar 16, 2017
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Social Media

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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

FindFace, powered by NTechLab, is locked in a staring contest with an angry Twitter

Twitter hates this Russian startup's facial recognition software, apparently with good reason
Dec 22, 2016
Has Microsoft Translator built the next champion of online translating? Should Google Translate watch out? Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow; Hand model: Gedalyah Reback

Microsoft Translator leapfrogs Google Translate on group convos

But here's why it has a long way to go
Dec 14, 2016
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Space

Scientists find evidence of two dark moons floating around Uranus from Voyager 2 data

Uranus is full of mystery, including some dark spots we might need new instruments to go explore
Oct 18, 2016
JIUQUAN, CHINA - JULY 11: (CHINA OUT) Workers prepare to move a part of the Shenzhou VII spacecraft from an airplane at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on July 11, 2008 in Jiuquan, Gansu Province, China. The spacecraft has been moved to Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in preparation for its launch, which is scheduled for October. Photo credit: Xu Haihan/VCG via Getty Images Israel

China’s spaceplane announcement sheds little light on its space program

Spaceplanes have commercial, military, and scientific applications. China hopes to compete equally with the U.S. by 2020 in all of these areas
Oct 05, 2016

International Space University opens its first program in Israel with kickoff in Haifa

The annual summer program will be hosted by the Technion, where over 100 students from two dozen countries will be treated to a blend of space and innovation
Jul 13, 2016

Venture Capital

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eCommerce

Russian ecommerce valued at $13.4B. Small, but not too shabby

A new report by DIY online storefront creator InSales says Russians are big spenders on ecommerce and getting bigger
Apr 27, 2014

Events

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Russia’s Startup Village kicks off this week in Skolkovo

Organizers expect this to be the year’s largest conference for startups in Eastern Europe - and we'll be there too
Jun 01, 2016

IoT

Domodedovo Airport outside Moscow, CC BY SA 2.0 Sherrymain

Russian tech and government launch country’s own IoT consortium

Telecoms and the Russian government join to create the country's first IoT-dedicated consortium
Jul 20, 2016

Science

165 days later, Space Station Crew Returns, with a safe Touchdown in Kazakhstan

After 165 days in space, three ISS crew members returned safely to Earth Sunday, landing safely in Kazakhstan.
Nov 10, 2014

Transportation

Gett raises $100 million from Russia’s biggest bank

Already an investor in Uber, Sberbank doubles down on transportation with a major credit line in Gett
Nov 30, 2016

Wearables

This Russian VR startup is building the next generation of full immersion experience

Interactive gaming has never felt so real. Still at an early stage, the world of VR gaming is getting off the couch and gearing up for action
Aug 10, 2016