Gedalyah Reback

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Gedalyah Reback is a seasoned writer who has covered the political scene and Middle East for years. He is testing the waters with tech and is extremely funny, good looking, and not single.

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Accelerators

Jerusalem rising: the city of gold’s transformation into a startup capital

Jerusalem's venture community has exploded with financial supply as rapidly forming startups expand demand
Feb 26, 2017

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

Honda and Volvo open smart car accelerator DRIVE in Tel Aviv, showing Israel is battlefield in self-driving race

Smart mobility testing centers are popping up around the world, but DRIVE's backers will have to be intimately involved to get a leg up on the competition
  Feb 15, 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
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Advertising

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
Conversica generates automatic emails using AI and NLP (screenshot)

Conversica raises $34 million to generate leads with their automatic email technology in new languages

Their program automatically writes emails to new leads, built on 'powerful' language processing algorithms
Dec 16, 2016

AI-fueled startup Chorus just got $6.3 million to analyze conversations during sales calls

Chorus is just the latest company to try to bring analytics and linguistic analysis to the world of sales
  Oct 19, 2016
Beyond Verbal is providing emotional analytics and analyzing biomarkers in voice patterns. Photo credit: Beyond Verbal

Beyond Verbal picks up $3 million to investigate voice patterns as a biomarker for heart disease

Using speech patterns to create emotional analytics for marketing research companies and call centers, the Israeli startup has major implications for science
  Sep 01, 2016
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Big Data

10 languages Google Translate has not added and where to find them

Google Translate offers 103 languages, but rival services and apps have added machine translation for some others
     3 days ago

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

Google Translate upgrades neural machine translation for Hindi, Russian, and Vietnamese

Several more languages are slated for a massive interpretation update in the coming weeks
Mar 07, 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

Panasonic Megahonyaku (screenshot)

Panasonic starts selling the would-be Google Translate of megaphones

Limited only to 300 essential phrases, it may pave the way for customizing translations for specific purposes
   Jan 04, 2017

Skype’s translate feature now works for mobile and landline calls in real-time

The move is the latest by big tech like Google Translate and Microsoft Translator to shift their machine translation capabilities from written text to spoken word
Dec 13, 2016

Marseille startup Unistellar’s lens gives home telescopes power to see galaxies millions of light years away

The French team wants to revolutionize how your kids see the stars
  Dec 08, 2016

Diamond company Sarine unveils technology to more accurately grade color and clarity

This could represent the next big shakeup in the way gemologists grade diamonds
Nov 13, 2016
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Design

Wix buys artistic social network DeviantArt for $36 million, planning integration between artists and design companies

  Feb 23, 2017

This startup’s timelines create interactive infographics in the middle of your articles

If you're looking to divorce your website from the 'You Might Also Like' bar at the bottom of the page, this embedded feature might be the content marketer's ticket to [Read More...]
  Jan 22, 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

Australian startup darling Canva raises $15 million from Blackbird and Felicis Ventures

Canva has managed to rise above a crowded field of graphic design startups, simultaneously helping Perth gain a reputation for its small-but-growing tech and startup [Read More...]
Sep 14, 2016
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Development

Logz.io combines AI and the ELK stack (screenshot)

Israeli AI analytics startup Logz.io reels in $16 million from OpenView and 83North

Logz.io combines machine learning with the ELK stack for its analytics platform. Among other things, they can analyze political sentiment on social media
Nov 15, 2016
Corrigon's image recognition and visual search technology was bought by eBay in 2016. Photo credit: corrigon.com

eBay to acquire Israeli startup Corrigon for reported $30 million

Corrigon's image recognition technology could make eBay searches a lot easier
  Oct 06, 2016

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
CodersClan Co-Founders Dror Cohen and Uri Ezra. Photo credit: PR

Exclusive: Freelance marketplace CodersClan acquires online code library Binpress

The Fiverr of coding just added a major library of prefab coding modules, streamlining their network's service potential
  Jun 20, 2016
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eCommerce

Amazon repricing startup Feedvisor ropes in another $20 million investment from General Catalyst, Square Peg

Jan 31, 2017

Visiting the new offices of Feedvisor, the engine helping Amazon sellers raise prices and still win the Buy Box

Feedvisor has doubled in size over the past year as repricing engines become indispensable on Amazon
  Jan 14, 2017

New Zealand startup Vend gets $9 million investment from Movac, Square Peg

The company is one of New Zealand's startup success stories
Dec 22, 2016

Payoneer announces colossal $180 million financing round led by TCV

TCV has a strong record on late-stage investments and a healthy list of IPOs in its portfolio
  Oct 05, 2016
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Education

HBCU Howard University opens Google campus to land more black engineers in Silicon Valley jobs

This might be the most substantial logistical move yet by amajor technology company to sustainably tackle the problem of diversity in Silicon Valley
7 days ago

Google, Sequoia lead $15 million investment into promising Indian edtech startup Cuemath

They hope to more than double their number of learning centers to 5,000 across the country by 2018
Jan 26, 2017
Japan celebrates a surprise win over South Africa at the 2015 Rugby World Cup (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images Irael)

5 of the best apps to help English speakers translate and learn Japanese on Android

If you are studying in Japan this semester and want a little bit of help, these are some of the best options for when you're stuck in traffic on a Tokyo tram
Jan 18, 2017

AOL’s Steve Case invests in Canadian startup Knowledgehook revolutionizing math

The $1.25 million funding round demonstrates faith in bringing new kinds of edtech programs to schools in Canada and the United States
Dec 08, 2016
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Entrepreneurship

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...]
3 hours ago

HBCU Howard University opens Google campus to land more black engineers in Silicon Valley jobs

This might be the most substantial logistical move yet by amajor technology company to sustainably tackle the problem of diversity in Silicon Valley
7 days ago

Australia biotech labs struggle to translate bustling research scene into entrepreneurial startup culture

A titan of lab research, Aussie scientists are struggling to transition to an entrepreneurial culture, reluctant to take investments despite hefty offers
Mar 22, 2017

5 growing Jaipur startups turning the Pink City green

Jaipur is battling with Chennai and Ahmedabad to reach the next tier for startup ecosystems; these companies can help it get there
Mar 21, 2017
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Events

Buzz Aldrin addresses the International Space University, taking place this year at the Technion Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel. Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow-Telem / Geektime

7 serious sessions at Austin’s SXSW that make Gamergate panels look like child’s play

Enough with Gamergate, we have to talk about pressure on the press, the rise of basic income, space travel, and possible misuse of AI
Mar 10, 2017

INTV confab focuses on digital TV as Hollywood descends on Jerusalem

With a house call from Hugh Laurie leading the parade, entertainment's top producers and digital managers converged to talk to the future of TV
Mar 08, 2017

Insurtech expert says insurers ignored warnings about next generation of customer

With millennials in mind, Michael Niddam of the insurtech incubator Kamet says legacy insurers not only need to catch up with the technology, but the culture as well
Dec 13, 2016

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
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FinTech

Paris fintech company Spendesk raises strong €2 million seed round

Ever been annoyed by bookkeeping? Spendesk is here to help
Jan 24, 2017

British insurtech startup Bought By Many scores $9 million

It's a good start for insurtech in 2017
  Jan 16, 2017

Monese nabs £8 million for app that instantly opens bank accounts for expats in UK

The round brings South Korea's biggest VC to European shores for the first time
  Jan 03, 2017
Photo credit: Kapilendo

Why not on Weihnacht? Berlin equity crowdfund startup Kapilendo raises $7.3M for Christmas from FinLab

Kapilendo hopes to corner the market on crowdlending and crowdsourced investments in Germany
Dec 26, 2016
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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

Tokyo Comic-Con’s ban reversal on men cosplaying as female characters shows Japan’s culture clash

Japan fan events have a history of banning male cosplay of female characters even as gender-bending characters have become more common in comic lore
Oct 27, 2016

5 potentially game-changing British AI startups making machines and people feel less robotic

If you wish Siri were a little more natural or communicating with technology were smoother, these five companies are helping fix the problem across gaming, law and [Read More...]
Oct 13, 2016

One small step for blockchain, one giant IoT leap for the Isle of Man

Shifting from tax haven to bitcoin trading hub, the blockchain might push the Isle toward IoT innovation as the island launches a pilot project with startup Credits
  Aug 11, 2016
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Greentech

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

Greek IoT startup Centaur Analytics raises $1.3 million to fight post-harvest waste

Putting Volos on the map, this Greek startup is using a network of sensors to protect crops in storage with the click of a button
  Sep 28, 2016

This startup can monitor your crops ‘leaf by leaf’ – and just gleaned a $7 million round from Bessemer

The money flowing into the agtech and crop-monitoring markets are putting the green back into 'greenhouse'
  Jul 26, 2016
Cacio e pepe, a traditional Roman spaghetti dish. Photo credit: CC BY-SA 3.0 DC / Wikipedia

Yummy: Startupbootcamp launches foodtech accelerator in Rome

If you're going to launch a hub for food technologies and innovation, it might as well be in the Italian capital
May 17, 2016
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Hardware

Drone startup Identified Technologies mirrors marriage of steel and silicon as Pittsburgh rises

Identified Technologies is working to perfect the software element of a complex and competitive industrial drone market
Feb 27, 2017

Russo-American company builds Return of the Jedi-inspired drone bike

There is a race to build a workable speeder. Yes, really
Feb 22, 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

Australia biotech labs struggle to translate bustling research scene into entrepreneurial startup culture

A titan of lab research, Aussie scientists are struggling to transition to an entrepreneurial culture, reluctant to take investments despite hefty offers
Mar 22, 2017

DarioHealth’s diabetes technology is the all-encompassing solution to all diabetics’ problems

There is a growing sector of 'diabetes tech' preparing to offer its services to 'pre-diabetics' with diagnoses in the US expected to triple in the next thirty years
  Mar 02, 2017

Meet the Jerusalem mother whose startup will help parents of kids with rare conditions navigate the health system

Navigating the health care system is a nightmare for parents whose kids have rare conditions. One mother has decided to do something about it
  Feb 15, 2017
Israel's private hospital network Assuta seeks to press its advantage by investing in the local tech scene — from apps to monitoring — for its facilities' benefit. Photo Credit: Gedalyah Reback / Geektime

Offering ICUs a way to detect rapid deterioration in patients before it happens, startup Intensix raises $8.3 million

Israel-based Intensix's software tries to anticipate changes in a patient's condition before they happen
Feb 08, 2017
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Industry

5 growing Jaipur startups turning the Pink City green

Jaipur is battling with Chennai and Ahmedabad to reach the next tier for startup ecosystems; these companies can help it get there
Mar 21, 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

5 Chennai startups putting the startups of Tamil Nadu on the map

Chennai is growing and is too often overlooked in evaluating India's startup economy
Mar 20, 2017

Before Tesla: 10 Hawaiian startups building an amazing alternative energy ecosystem

Hawaii has been supportive of energy startups for years, making it ample proving grounds for Tesla's latest experiment
Mar 19, 2017
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Innovation

5 resources to help you translate, read, and learn to speak Klingon (seriously)

Learn to speak Klingon. This is real and the number of places to learn is growing
Mar 10, 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
Obelisk CC BY SA 3.0 Wknight94 via Wikimedia Commons; Bagmane Tech Park CC BY 2.0 Arup Malakar via Flickr

Vatican looks to attract startups across Europe with swanky new office space

Known as "Catholicism Wow 2.0," the Pope announced the project at a press conference at TEDxVatican
  Apr 01, 2016
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Internet

Google ‘tappable’ shortcuts debut on mobile for Translate and weather, though seem redundant

American users will get a new way of searching, but is it a glorified reorganization of your apps?
Mar 21, 2017

5 resources to help you translate, read, and learn to speak Klingon (seriously)

Learn to speak Klingon. This is real and the number of places to learn is growing
Mar 10, 2017

Google, Uber, and Lyft pledge millions to legal fights to protect immigrants

The pledges follow a litany of condemnations from the leadership of several major American technology companies
Jan 30, 2017

Microsoft UK officer suggests moving data centers because of Brexit import tariffs

"If all of a sudden there are huge import [tariffs] on server racks from China or from Eastern Europe . . . that might change our investment decisions."
Jan 24, 2017
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IT

Israeli startup Sealights raises huge $11 million first funding round

Israeli continuous testing startup Sealights raises an impressive first funding round of $11 million. The co-founders have sold two other startups as well
  Nov 15, 2016

Applause raises $35 million Series F funding round with money from Credit Suisse and Accenture

The money will supplement the company's gigantic 250,000-strong software testing network
  Sep 14, 2016

Ramat Gan startup EarlySense partners with mHS to bring its health tech to Singapore

The agreement between EarlySense and local health startup mHS highlights the expanding tech and trade relationship between Israel and Singapore.
  Mar 29, 2016
CEO and Co-Founder Aruna Schwarz speaking at TechSparks 2013 Grand Finale. Photo Credit: YouTube

Female-led Indian PDF extractor startup raises pre-Series A funding round

Stelae's Khemeia solution can recognize text and tag meta data in PDF, Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe InDesign, ASCII, and other image formats
Nov 27, 2015
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Lists

5 growing Jaipur startups turning the Pink City green

Jaipur is battling with Chennai and Ahmedabad to reach the next tier for startup ecosystems; these companies can help it get there
Mar 21, 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

5 Chennai startups putting the startups of Tamil Nadu on the map

Chennai is growing and is too often overlooked in evaluating India's startup economy
Mar 20, 2017

Before Tesla: 10 Hawaiian startups building an amazing alternative energy ecosystem

Hawaii has been supportive of energy startups for years, making it ample proving grounds for Tesla's latest experiment
Mar 19, 2017
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Marketing

Analytics startup AppsFlyer raises $56 million from Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Telekom

CEO Oren Kaniel tells Geektime online marketing still needs a better way to measure return on investment, and claims his company can give it to them
  Jan 17, 2017
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

Israeli startup Singular raises $15 million to battle for marketing analytics supremacy

Singular is one of many companies in a booming marketing analytics sector, so what's their special sauce?
  Nov 10, 2016

Marketing startup Folloze bags $7.3 million for its ABM platform

Israeli Folloze sees itself as a market leader in "account-based marketing," or ABM
  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

INTV confab focuses on digital TV as Hollywood descends on Jerusalem

With a house call from Hugh Laurie leading the parade, entertainment's top producers and digital managers converged to talk to the future of TV
Mar 08, 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

SoundCloud’s COO and finance director both leave company following brutal earnings report, might look to sell

Continued losses and only modest optimism about its new subscription service have SoundCloud on the ropes
Feb 12, 2017
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Mobile

10 languages Google Translate has not added and where to find them

Google Translate offers 103 languages, but rival services and apps have added machine translation for some others
     3 days ago

Google translates emojis into Brazilian Portuguese, updates Duo and Waze in São Paulo

Google has made strong use of Belo Horizonte's developer teams, now the country will see big updates on Waze, Allo, Duo and Google Maps
  Mar 23, 2017

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

5 resources to help you translate, read, and learn to speak Klingon (seriously)

Learn to speak Klingon. This is real and the number of places to learn is growing
Mar 10, 2017
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News

Israeli startup gets $30 million to build connected car chips as Microsoft and Intel battle for dominance

Autotalks is one of the biggest players in the industry you haven't heard of — yet
  3 days ago

5 Silicon Valley startups who have gotten millions from ARPA-E, which Trump budget would defund

President Trump's budget proposal for 2018 strips funds from most departments of the federal government, but reserves special negativity for ARPA-E
Mar 17, 2017
Image credit: Mobileye

Intel buys Mobileye for reported $15 billion in massive self-driving car coup

The move might turn Intel into the world's largest self-driving technology provider
  Mar 13, 2017

Wix buys artistic social network DeviantArt for $36 million, planning integration between artists and design companies

  Feb 23, 2017
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Policy

Buzz Aldrin addresses the International Space University, taking place this year at the Technion Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel. Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow-Telem / Geektime

7 serious sessions at Austin’s SXSW that make Gamergate panels look like child’s play

Enough with Gamergate, we have to talk about pressure on the press, the rise of basic income, space travel, and possible misuse of AI
Mar 10, 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

30 nominations Donald Trump still hasn’t made that are critical for US technology growth

Startups, major corporations, and tech workers should be looking more closely at these positions as they are filled for critical statements on taxes, research, and [Read More...]
Mar 06, 2017

Microsoft UK officer suggests moving data centers because of Brexit import tariffs

"If all of a sudden there are huge import [tariffs] on server racks from China or from Eastern Europe . . . that might change our investment decisions."
Jan 24, 2017
Elon Musk gives President Barack Obama a tour of SpaceX. Photo credit: YouTube

Elon Musk and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick join Donald Trump’s advisory council

The SpaceX and Uber bosses will fill major gaps left open in Donald Trump's team of advisors on technology
Dec 14, 2016
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Robotics

Reflecting on AI’s biggest challenges for society in 2017

Students of artificial intelligence are getting recruited like star athletes, but could a rush to get new technology on the field cause ethical lapses?
Mar 13, 2017
Buzz Aldrin addresses the International Space University, taking place this year at the Technion Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel. Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow-Telem / Geektime

7 serious sessions at Austin’s SXSW that make Gamergate panels look like child’s play

Enough with Gamergate, we have to talk about pressure on the press, the rise of basic income, space travel, and possible misuse of AI
Mar 10, 2017

10 Pittsburgh startups painting the tech world yellow and black

Powered by strong robotics research, Pennsylvania's old rust belt city is grabbing literally billions in investments thanks to companies like this
Mar 09, 2017

Google Translate upgrades neural machine translation for Hindi, Russian, and Vietnamese

Several more languages are slated for a massive interpretation update in the coming weeks
Mar 07, 2017
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Science

Avi Yaron, founder and CEO Visionsense and now Joy Ventures has gone through three brain surgeries, leading to his invention of a new kind of surgical camera (Rene Johnston/Toronto Star via Getty Images Israel)

Beyond brain surgery: Israel’s newest VC JOY Ventures raises $50 million fund for ‘neuro-wellness’ startups

Startups developing neurotechnology linked to preventative medicine and better living will be the main focus of the company
  Feb 07, 2017

GM and Honda announce joint facility to manufacture hydrogen fuel cells

If successful, the only byproduct of the fuel cells would be water vapor
Jan 30, 2017

Skype’s translate feature now works for mobile and landline calls in real-time

The move is the latest by big tech like Google Translate and Microsoft Translator to shift their machine translation capabilities from written text to spoken word
Dec 13, 2016

Israeli startup Beyond Verbal and Mayo Clinic find link between voice characteristics and heart disease

Beyond Verbal started by analyzing emotional metrics of customers for marketers, but their expansion into healthcare has enormous promise
  Nov 14, 2016
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Security

A pedestrian street crossing sign stands at Yahoo! Inc. headquarters in Sunnyvale, California, U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. Yahoo! Inc. is planning to eliminate jobs as part of Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer's effort to cut costs and revive growth at the struggling web portal, according to a person familiar with the matter. Photo credit: Noah Berger/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Verizon gets $350 million discount from Yahoo after new data breaches, staving off deal cancellation

Verizon is still worried about the legal repercussions the data breaches may have, especially financial liability
Feb 21, 2017

Will former White House cyber security adviser Michael Daniel be an effective advocate as president of the Cyber Threat Alliance?

Intel, Palo Alto Networks, and Cisco are founding members of the cyber security organization
Feb 15, 2017
Huawei (Photo by David Ramos/

Huawei reportedly acquires Israeli startup Hexatier for $42 million

This would be Huawei's second acquisition of an Israeli company in three weeks
  Dec 27, 2016

Israeli cyber startup Intezer grabs $2 million from Samsung NEXT

The company sells a real-time visualization of software activity within a given company's computer network
Dec 15, 2016
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Social Media

INTV confab focuses on digital TV as Hollywood descends on Jerusalem

With a house call from Hugh Laurie leading the parade, entertainment's top producers and digital managers converged to talk to the future of TV
Mar 08, 2017

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
Elon Musk speaking at the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico in a talk titled, "Making Humans a Multiplanetary Species." Photo credit: SpaceX

Musk tweets he will start tunneling under SpaceX’s Los Angeles HQ within month for new mystery project

Musk is going forward with digging a giant freaking hole under SpaceX, possibly his own personal traffic tunnel
Jan 25, 2017

This startup’s timelines create interactive infographics in the middle of your articles

If you're looking to divorce your website from the 'You Might Also Like' bar at the bottom of the page, this embedded feature might be the content marketer's ticket to [Read More...]
  Jan 22, 2017
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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...]
3 hours ago

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

What Blue Origin’s ‘Amazon Space’ plan means for SpaceX, nanosats and lunar investment in 2020

Jess Bezos's 'Amazon Space' concept would only happen if he though there would be customers
Mar 03, 2017

Forget SpaceX: 10 companies that will change space travel in 2017 & 2018

Between the Earth and Mars, adventures to the Moon and building the habitats necessary for future astronauts are reshaping access to the stars
  Mar 01, 2017
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Transportation

Israeli startup gets $30 million to build connected car chips as Microsoft and Intel battle for dominance

Autotalks is one of the biggest players in the industry you haven't heard of — yet
  3 days ago

New Uber science chief Zoubin Ghahramani faces daunting task as company IP is under scrutiny

Ghahramani is a titan who might have to draw on his unparalleled expertise to rework Uber's autonomous technology
Mar 15, 2017
Image credit: Mobileye

Intel buys Mobileye for reported $15 billion in massive self-driving car coup

The move might turn Intel into the world's largest self-driving technology provider
  Mar 13, 2017

10 Pittsburgh startups painting the tech world yellow and black

Powered by strong robotics research, Pennsylvania's old rust belt city is grabbing literally billions in investments thanks to companies like this
Mar 09, 2017
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Venture Capital

Israeli startup gets $30 million to build connected car chips as Microsoft and Intel battle for dominance

Autotalks is one of the biggest players in the industry you haven't heard of — yet
  3 days ago

Australia biotech labs struggle to translate bustling research scene into entrepreneurial startup culture

A titan of lab research, Aussie scientists are struggling to transition to an entrepreneurial culture, reluctant to take investments despite hefty offers
Mar 22, 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

Jerusalem just misses top 20, Tel Aviv ranks 6th in global startup city rankings report

Jerusalem is catching up to Tel Aviv in every way, an miniature rivalry propelling continued Israeli startup growth
Mar 14, 2017
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Wearables

University of British Columbia study: personalize your health apps if you want them to work

Simple things like setting goals and entering your weight go a long way in getting the apps to make you healthier
Oct 02, 2016

This Israeli startup’s home ultrasound makes Sonoline B look like a toy

HeraMED will present their technology at the annual GoForIsrael Chinese investor conference in Shanghai on September 20, one of the most notable up-and-coming startups [Read More...]
  Sep 14, 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

This Kickstarter out of Valencia rethinks the way you jam when you run

Motivated to avoid the dangers of the road, Necksound's solution to traffic hazards for joggers dispenses with headphones in favor of proximity sound
Jul 18, 2016
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Women in tech

Uber VP Amit Singhal resigns over sexual harassment claims; expect more heads to roll as brand battles to survive

Between sexual harassment accusations, a culture of impunity and claims of industrial espionage, Uber faces an existential crisis
Feb 28, 2017

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

This Turkish engineer’s model helps doctors practice for breast surgery

Producing unique models for doctors to practice breast surgery, Özge Akbulut pushes the frontiers of material science in a challenge to VR-simulated surgeries
Dec 29, 2016

Chicago startup Proxfinity’s badges recommend who to network with during events

Headquartered at the Chicago mega-incubator 1871, this startup's product will survey you ahead of an event and signal when you're close to someone you'd want to talk to.
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