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Accelerators

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

Social startup spotlight: IDEA International Development Accelerator

Taking the lessons of the Startup Nation on the road to Latin America
Feb 02, 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

Where Google went wrong with advertising

Neural networks are changing how we are able to assess the value of ads. Can the internet giant keep up?
Apr 16, 2017
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Taboola acquires another Israeli startup, Commerce Sciences, to personalize news sites

Taboola has succeeded in creating relevant services to publishers, such as heightened analytics and now, website personalization tools. But will this be enough when [Read More...]
Jan 05, 2017

Beijing-based Spearhead acquires San Francisco ad platform Smaato for $148 million

This is the first such deal to go through in 2016. Others will likely follow
Dec 21, 2016
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Big Data

How did Big Data transform the manufacturing industry?

IoT and Big Data are transforming the face of manufacturing. Here's what you need to know to keep up
Apr 17, 2017

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
Mar 28, 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
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Consumer

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Design

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

Feb 23, 2017
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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

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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Development

The 5 big DevOps changes you will see in 2017

Fast becoming a standard in the tech space, here's what you need to know about DevOps for the coming year
Mar 02, 2017
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Atlassian buys task management tool Trello for $425 million, more than 40 times Trello’s funding

Well done Trello
Jan 09, 2017
End of the line? Image Credit: Cyanogen

Cyanogen rebrands as developer community rushes to preserve the open source OS

LineageOS will carry on the build while Cyanogen focuses on modular option
Dec 28, 2016
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eCommerce

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Education

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3 possible reasons math scores are dropping in the US

Why have US children's scores in science, reading, and mathematics fallen since 2009?
May 26, 2017

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
Mar 23, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 01: U.S. President Barack Obama attends the 94th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on the Ellipse in President's Park on December 1, 2016 in Washington, DC. Photo credit: Paul Morigi/Getty Images Israel

White House advises against universal basic income to address automation killing jobs

While the White House recommends education and job training as key solutions for workers at-risk of automation, they do not support a universal basic income
Dec 22, 2016
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Entrepreneurship

Top 10 wonderful Windy City tech startups

Chicago, the Midwest balance point of New York and Los Angeles, beats everyone in toughness and tech startups
6 days ago

Top 10 tech startups charting in Charlotte

A southern state powerhouse for centuries, Charlotte cooks up some interesting startups
Jun 19, 2017

How to Maintain a Strong Reputation and Protect Trade Secrets

One of the biggest threats your business may face is trade secrets infringement
Jun 17, 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
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Smart mirror, smart mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?

A takedown of smart hairbrushes and other silliness at CES, but also, a look at why we want them in the first place
Jan 06, 2017

Samsung shows off IoT, entertainment, and gaming devices while laying low on phones at CES

Answers about last year's trials, including the Galaxy Note 7 explosive battery, will have to wait a bit longer
Jan 05, 2017
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FinTech

Credit Card Debt Holding Back U.S. Techpreneurs

Carrying credit card debt has become so commonplace, but when you launch or try to grow a startup, you realize this debt has the potential to hold you back.
Jun 12, 2017
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What cryptocurrencies are showing us about the future of business

Bitcoin and others are calling fundamental aspects of business into question
Jun 06, 2017

Intuit founder Scott Cook built a $35B company. This is what he knows about when to listen to criticism

With more than $2 billion in assets and an investment portfolio that includes eBay, Amazon, and Snapchat, Scott Cook - Intuit's founder and mentor to entrepreneurs like [Read More...]
May 16, 2017
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Gaming

Totally Accurate Battle Simulator—A battle game that’s maybe not so totally accurate

The perfect combination of combat and comedy.
Apr 07, 2017

Shardbound – a tactical collectible card game

One development team’s journey to create the perfect combination of playing, streaming, PvP combat, and cards
Mar 12, 2017

10 things you need to know about the Nintendo Switch

With a little something for everyone, the Switch could be Nintendo's next big hit
Mar 08, 2017
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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
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5 cannabis startups to watch now that Israel has passed decriminalization law

Here are a few ingenious companies that should spark your interest
Mar 05, 2017

The 5 most unusual cannabis products you’ve heard of this week

A whole industry of innovative products is sprouting up around cannabis. These are some of the most popular items that you should know about
Feb 25, 2017
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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

This Kickstarter makes the debate over Apple’s iPhone 7’s lack of a headphone jack completely irrelevant

No headphone jack? No problem with this crafty little Bluetooth adaptor that can turn any old set of headphones wireless
Feb 15, 2017
The front-facing biometric sensor made by Goodix for the Meizu PRo6 Plus. Image Credit: Goodix

Goodix wins big at CES for Live Finger Detection sensor that reads your heartbeat, too

The company has a lot of established partnerships as a chip maker, including with LG, and hopes to turn more of these relationships towards its biometric tech
Jan 12, 2017
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Health

A Look at the Role of Technology in Parkinson’s Disease

Could technology play a key role in curing Parkinson's disease? Doctors and researchers believe they’re hot on the trail in terms of finding a cure.
Jun 02, 2017

Top 10 Philadelphia startups ring loudly

Local support groups, multiple universities, and the closeness of other powerhouse cities in the northeast keep Philly startups hopping
May 06, 2017

Top 10 Kansas City startups spread across two states

A big area stretching across big cities and big farmland has started hatching some companies with big ideas.
May 02, 2017
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Industry

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Innovation

A Look at How Smart Technologies Are Making Homes More Energy Efficient

Today, it’s mainly wealthy and upper-middle-class households that have smart technologies integrated into their homes, but it appears that we’re finally ready for a [Read More...]
May 03, 2017

5 Virtual Reality Trends to Watch in the Next 5 Years

It’s exciting to think about everything that VR has in store for us, but it’s important to remember that this is still a technology in its infancy.
Apr 23, 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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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
Rob Lowe, who played Sam Seaborn in the "West Wing," testifying in the House of Representatives. Photo credit: YouTube / Creative Commons / Plugging into Energy Independence with 150 MPG Vehicles (Part 1 of 2)

Opinion: No one owns public space, and no one should own how to navigate it

What The West Wing can teach us about data privacy, among other things
May 17, 2017

Top 10 Philadelphia startups ring loudly

Local support groups, multiple universities, and the closeness of other powerhouse cities in the northeast keep Philly startups hopping
May 06, 2017
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IoT

How did Big Data transform the manufacturing industry?

IoT and Big Data are transforming the face of manufacturing. Here's what you need to know to keep up
Apr 17, 2017

Security is sacred: CIA, WikiLeaks, and what we can do about it

What responsibilities do companies have to us in keeping our data safe from prying eyes?
Apr 15, 2017

How to protect your data from being sold by your ISP

This is bad news for privacy advocates
Mar 28, 2017
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IT

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KKR acquires Optiv to expand its IT security business worldwide

Optiv decided against an IPO and the deal will conclude in early 2017
Dec 08, 2016
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Oracle acquires Dyn in ongoing offensive against Amazon

Despite a major cyber attack against Dyn in October, Oracle is acquiring the large DNS provider that supports websites such as Twitter, Amazon, and Netflix
Nov 21, 2016

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
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Lists

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Marketing

3 digital marketing lessons to learn from Uber

Despite all of the controversy over patents and company culture, what can we learn from one of the leaders in the ride share game about getting the word out about your [Read More...]
Mar 25, 2017

7 significant changes to digital marketing in 2017

Changes in social media, assistants, and more, here are the essentials that marketers need to know to survive this year
Mar 19, 2017

Promoted content wars: Outbrain vs Facebook

Content is king, but who reigns supreme when it comes to getting real reader engagement?
Jan 31, 2017
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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
Bustle title card

This is how Bustle built a path towards profitability

Bustle was once a laughable pipe dream put out by a "tech bro." Here's how they beat the odds toward profitability - and how other editorial startups can learn from them
Feb 26, 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
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Mobile

Top 10 Kansas City startups spread across two states

A big area stretching across big cities and big farmland has started hatching some companies with big ideas.
May 02, 2017

Security is sacred: CIA, WikiLeaks, and what we can do about it

What responsibilities do companies have to us in keeping our data safe from prying eyes?
Apr 15, 2017
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Top 10 sparkling startups in San Diego

The natural beauty and great weather in San Diego doesn't seem to stall startups, it seems to energize them
Apr 14, 2017
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News

Top 10 Philadelphia startups ring loudly

Local support groups, multiple universities, and the closeness of other powerhouse cities in the northeast keep Philly startups hopping
May 06, 2017

Top 10 Kansas City startups spread across two states

A big area stretching across big cities and big farmland has started hatching some companies with big ideas.
May 02, 2017

Security is sacred: CIA, WikiLeaks, and what we can do about it

What responsibilities do companies have to us in keeping our data safe from prying eyes?
Apr 15, 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
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: President-elect Donald Trump (C) and President Barack Obama (R) are greeted by members of the Congressional leadership including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) as they arrive for Trump's inauguration ceremony at the Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump became the 45th president of the United States. (Photo by J. Scott Applewhite - Pool/Getty Images Israel)

How an app called Countable helps people connect to Congress

Yes, there is an app for civic engagement
Feb 10, 2017
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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

3 drones commissioned by the Department of Defense you should know about

More than just Predators and Hellfires, the US military is developing drone programs that are changing the future of defense
Mar 21, 2017

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
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Science

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
RightEye's autism test for toddlers measures their reaction to faces to help diagnose them. Photo Credit: RightEye

RightEye launching new neurological workups using eye tracker tech

Starting out in the sports tech sector, the company is pushing into new medical applications
Jan 08, 2017
"Well, why did I choose science fiction? I didn't, it chose me." Isaac Asimov in 1988. Image Credit: Open Mind

This National Science Fiction Day, remember Isaac Asimov’s words as 2017 begins

Asimov said that every addition to the sum total of rationality is precious, and that we can't turn our back on technology or people
Jan 03, 2017
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Security

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
Boku does not require credit cards or mobile wallets, shifting payments straight to customer phone bills (Photo credit: YouTube Screenshot, Boku)

7 of the easiest ways people can scam you

Let's look at the most widespread social engineering tricks and find out how to secure your information
Jun 05, 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

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg with tape over his devices. Photo Credit: Facebook

Facebook Camera Effects bring up privacy concerns

Facebook Camera Effects offer great AR-powered effects. But they could also harm your privacy
May 22, 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
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A Facebook Messenger bot helps refugees translate their needs

Tarjimly is like the Google Translate for refugees
Feb 10, 2017
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Space

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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Telecom

The tech debates the next US president will face

There will be no shortage of problems, and no shortage of advance from Silicon Valley on them
Nov 09, 2016

Netflix isn’t worried about the AT&T and Time Warner merger just yet

In the long run, vertical streaming deals might prove dangerous for Netflix and similar services as older content producers try to regain exclusivity with their own [Read More...]
Oct 25, 2016
The Dark Night, this reporter's favorite Batman movie, now owned by AT&T. Photo credit: Warner Bros.

AT&T closes deal to buy Time Warner Inc. for more than $80 billion, including HBO, Batman, and CNN

Comcast and Verizon have a few things to worry about. But even if AT&T now has Warner Bros. and Batman, along with HBO, could this count as a monopoly?
Oct 22, 2016
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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
Mar 27, 2017

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
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Venture Capital

Top 10 Philadelphia startups ring loudly

Local support groups, multiple universities, and the closeness of other powerhouse cities in the northeast keep Philly startups hopping
May 06, 2017

Top 10 Kansas City startups spread across two states

A big area stretching across big cities and big farmland has started hatching some companies with big ideas.
May 02, 2017

Top 10 St. Louis heartland tech startups

St. Louis, home of the Gateway Arch on the bank of the Mississippi, may be far from Silicon Valley, but don't tell all the startups they're in the wrong place
Apr 24, 2017
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Wearables

Snapchat's Spectacles. Photo Credit: Snap Inc

Snap goes public: This is why it’s a lot more than just a silly sexting app

What was once an app for teenagers is now a company valued at somewhere between $20-25 billion. How did this come to pass?
Feb 03, 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
Coros' booth at CES. Photo credit: Coros / Twitter

Coros shows off new accessories at CES for LINK smart helmet

The company unveiled new communication and safety features at CES
Jan 06, 2017
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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
Photo of Deena Varshavskaya, founder of Wanelo. Photo credit: Caroltonb / Wikimedia Commons

10 cool startups by women, for women

These are startups almost any woman can get behind
Jan 20, 2017
Young woman with headset, Symbol: CallCenter, Service, etc. Photo credit: Ulrich Baumgarten via Getty Images Israel

‘Pink collar’ jobs are growing now, but could be hit hard by technology

Because of AI, the US could experience 6 percent job loss across the board by 2021 - and it's not looking good for women, either
Jan 06, 2017
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