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Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Mobileye Founders Develop Wearable Device To Give The Blind Near-Complete Independence

The Israeli device reads any text and enables the blind and visually impaired to achieve nearly complete independence in everyday life.

Business & Finance | Business Creativity General

The best ideas show up after the dip - walter vandervelde

If there is one word that has been hot in the business world the last few years, then it is creativity. We like to state with alacrity how important we think it is. A life necessity even, in these...

Business & Finance | Business Creativity General

The best ideas show up after the dip

In the last decennia, the process of change has been speeding up exponentially. And still, as an organisation, you want to be a step ahead of both market and competition. Sure, creative thinking will...

Business & Finance | Business Creativity General

The best ideas show up after the dip

Not that long ago, a somewhat mysterious cloud shrouded creativity on the work floor. Everybody seemed to have their own definition and understanding of the word. The connotation with more artistic...

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli tech providing sight for sore eyes - Business & Innovation - Jerusalem Post

Fresh from the news of its $15b sale to Intel, Mobileye and its founders set their sights on OrCam, designed to help people with vision and reading disabilities.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Lessons for India on why Israel leads in innovation - The Economic Times

Israel is also referred to as a 'start-up nation'. Modi gave a clarion call that India should also 'start up and stand up'.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Microsoft Buys Israeli Cybersecurity Firm Hexadite For Reported $100M

Microsoft said Thursday it is acquiring US-Israeli cybersecurity startup Hexadite, whose technology uses AI to protect against cyber attacks.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

69 reasons to applaud Israel on its 69th birthday

Such is the daily onslaught of political and security-related news in Israel, it’s easy to overlook much of what this tiny Jewish nation does so well, so matter-of-factly in all fields of endeavor.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

500 Startups launches a short marketing ramp-up bootcamp for startups in Israel | TechCrunch

500 Startups is launching a four-week program in Israel that targets pre-seed and seed companies as they get to the stage where they begin marketing their..

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Jerusalem student fund for student ventures to kick off | The Times of Israel

Fresh.fund aims to finance early-stage startups and give students hands-on investing experience

Family & Parenting | Parenting and Kids

What #Babies Know About Physics and Foreign Languages

Our kids don’t need to be taught in order to learn.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Why Managers Are So Bad at Recognizing Good Ideas - The Atlantic

In most settings, criticism tends to dominate. For any idea or book or movie or what have you, the question that people discuss is what’s wrong with it, why it didn’t live up to expectations.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Get the last bit of shampoo out of the bottle with this relieving invention

Researchers from The Ohio State University are on a mission to remove one tiny frustration from our lives with their latest invention.

Business & Finance | Business

The Workplace Of The Future: Brought To You By Art, Education, Travel, And Startups | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

For offices to be places that young people want to work, companies need to look outside the business world for design ideas.

History | HISTORY

What Was the Greatest Era for Innovation? A Brief Guided Tour - NYTimes.com

Which was a more important innovation: indoor plumbing, jet air travel or mobile phones?

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

In first, Israeli drip irrigation to water California's rice | The Times of Israel

Ben-Gurion University and Netafim are teaming up with a large ranch to help the state beat its drought

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli healer treats Parkinson’s through talk and dance | The Times of Israel

Alex Kerten has helped thousands of Parkinson’s sufferers return to normal life with an unconventional mind-body method that is gaining international attention

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Meet The Winners: The Coolest Israeli Startups And Innovations Of 2015

2015 was a stellar year for Israeli innovation. Over the past year, the Israeli startup ecosystem has made global headlines with a host of new cutting-edge technologies that include breakthrough medical devices, FinTech solutions, cyber-security systems, Internet of Things (IoT) gizmos, and a long list of cool gadgets and apps that have gained immense popularity around the world during 2015.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Meet The Top Israeli Startups Revolutionizing Everyday Healthcare

Israeli startups are changing healthcare as we know it, with a host of innovative solutions.

Business & Finance | Business

This young director is helping one of the world's biggest media agencies to engage with startups

Hannah Blake is open innovation director at MEC Global, which employs 5,000 people worldwide and sits under the WPP umbrella.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

5 reasons why Israeli startups are so successful

Israeli startups are more successful than we know. Here are some key examples, and the top 5 reasons why.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Why The World’s Largest Accelerator, MassChallenge, Chose To Open In Jerusalem

MassChallenge, one of the largest startup accelerators, announced last week that the organization will open a branch in Jerusalem in early 2016.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Why The World’s Largest Tech Companies All Want A Piece Of The Israeli Pie

250 multinational companies such as Microsoft and Apple have chosen to open R&D centers in the Startup Nation. Why did they pick Israel?

Politics | BDS

Dublin's start-up chief: 'Boycotts not on our radar' | The Times of Israel

Ireland can learn a lot from Israel, says Niamh Bushnell, commissioner for Start-Ups in the capital

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Following Israel’s Most Devastating Sandstorm, Eyes Are On Air Pollution App BreezoMeter

Following Israel's most devastating sandstorm, all eyes are now on Israeli air pollution app BreezoMeter, which monitors pollutants and warns of health risks.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Revolutionary: Israeli Researcher Says He Can ‘Erase’ Memory Of Addiction

One Israeli researcher hopes he can combat the high rate of relapse by overhauling the way we administer drug rehabilitation.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Startups Set New All-Time Record, Raising $1.12B In Last Three Months

179 Israeli startups raised a total of $1.12 billion in the second quarter of 2015, slightly exceeding the former record set in the fourth quarter of 2014.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Meet Mifold, The Tiny Grab-And-Go Booster Seat That Fits Into Any Bag

The mifold booster seat simplifies carpooling without compromising safety. It's flat, portable and much smaller than traditional booster seats.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Study: Light Beams To Replace Pacemakers | Health News

Researchers at the Technion Israeli Institute of Technology have developed a new approach for the treatment of abnormal heart rhythms.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Star Trek-style 'tricorders' on their way to customers | The Times of Israel

In just a few weeks, early adopters will receive the world’s first device that can scan products and provide a list of ingredients, components, materials, and other important information about food, pharmaceuticals, plants, and much more.

News | Israel

Israel Goes Underground For Protection

Israel has an underground hospital and is building an underground blood bank. Israel's enemies have been allowed to point thousands of destructive rockets at her.

Science & Technology | Technology

Samsung makes big trucks transparent in the name of road safety

Back in 2009, Russian design house Art Lebedev introduced the dramatically titled Transparentius concept for improving road safety. It was remarkably simple: put a camera on the front of large,...

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Researchers Discover Flower That Can Treat Diabetes

Israeli researchers are working to isolate an active ingredient found in the shrub sharp varthemia, which has been shown to lower blood sugar levels.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

How Israeli Cyber-Security Startups Are Battling The World’s Riskiest Online Hacks

Israel now accounts for 10 percent cyber-security tech sales in the world. Its startups fight the newest, most dangerous security threats to our digital world.

Business & Finance | Business

This Pizza Hut box turns into a movie projector | The Verge

Pizza Hut thinks it can do more than just bring food to your front door. It wants to deliver your entertainment for the evening, too. At least, that's the case in Hong Kong, where the pizza chain...

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

7 Takeaways for Senior Talent Leaders from the White House Upskill Summit

In late April, nearly 200 employers, labor leaders, foundations, nonprofits, educators, workforce leaders, and technologists came together at the White House Upskill Summit, dedicated to helping develop and promote frontline employees.  

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Gartner Picks Israeli 'Cool Vendors' | Technology News

Gartner's "Cool Vendors," including 18 Israeli startups, take advantage of the digital revolution and deliver tech innovation to people and businesses.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel-Texas researchers win top desalination award | The Times of Israel

Winners of USAID Desal Prize will 'pay forward' their $125,000 prize money and expertise to build water plant in Jordan

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Apps Revolutionizing Parking | Technology News

Israeli mobile apps can now quickly locate available curbside parking spots and the fastest way to snatch them. They also offer cashless payments.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

StoreDot promises electric car that charges in 5 minutes | The Times of Israel

After developing the technology to recharge cellphones in seconds, Israeli start-up sets its sight on the EV market

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Amazing Moms: Mother Who Invented Harness To Allow Disabled Kids To Walk Tells Of International Success

Mother’s Day is a good time to reflect on the amazing lengths some moms go to to ensure the well being of their children. One such “supermom” is Debby Elnatan, a former Israeli stay-at-home mom who became a press sensation when she invented the “Upsee”, a harness that allowed her young disabled son, and other handicapped children around the world, to walk.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli X-ray Tech Can Tell You Exact Ripeness, Calories In The Fruit You’re Eating

To survive in business today, industry expert Menashe Tamir says, fruit exporters have to know their product inside out. And if their business relates to avocados, apples, or dates, a new system by Eshet Eilon, the company he runs, can help them.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

How Israeli Desalination Technology Is Helping Solve California’s Devastating Drought

California will desalinate seawater in a $1 billion project involving Israeli engineers, after Israel established itself as a desalination powerhouse.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Here's How College Students Are Experiencing the Start-Up Nation First Hand | Hadas Shafir Shekhter | The Blogs

Imagine this scenario. You’re standing before a panel of Silicon Valley venture capitalists and hi-tech industry insiders presenting your business......

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Hands-free smartphone opens worlds for disabled

The winner of a $1m. Verizon Powerful Answers Award, Sesame Enable’s first phones, ordered via Indiegogo, will ship in March

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

How Intel came to be Israel's best tech friend | The Times of Israel

A newly found cache of photographs shows the development of one of the country's most important ongoing business relationships

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Collaborative Economy Honeycomb 2 –Watch it Grow | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Digital Business

News | News

The top 12 ways Israel feeds the world

From drip irrigation to natural pesticides, Israeli innovations are helping to fill hungry bellies everywhere, but particularly in the developing world.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Tim Cook: Apple’s Herzliya R&D center second-largest in world

Visiting CEO and Israel’s President Rivlin talk education, diversity, environment and Israeli engineering talent. With 700-plus direct employees in Israel, the Herzliya R&D center is Apple’s second-largest in the world, Apple CEO Tim Cook told local staff on Thursday.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli gas fuel tech could power future Chryslers, Fiats | The Times of Israel

Israel's alternative fuels initiative has entered into a deal with several of the world's largest vehicle makers to help develop gas-based fuels

News | News

Israel 5th in Bloomberg tech ranking, ahead of US, UK | The Times of Israel

Israel has been ranked number five overall on this year’s Bloomberg Innovation Index, an annual ranking of countries that measures performance in research and development, tech education, patents, and other marks of technology prowess. Fifth place marked a dramatic rise from last year’s 30th.

Business & Finance | Business

A Kickstarter-Like Program From Adobe Funds Employee Projects | Re/code

Under the program, known as Kickbox, workers have only to raise their hand and they are given customized red boxes, each of which includes a prepaid credit card and other tools designed to help turn an idea into a shippable product.

Science & Technology | Tech

The man who brought us the lithium-ion battery at the age of 57 has an idea for a new one at 92 - Quartz

AUSTIN, TEXAS—The chances are you have never heard of—nor, until looking at this page, ever seen—John Bannister Goodenough. But you know his work. In fact, you almost certainly own some. Consider the last six or seven decades of technological and s

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Study: Placenta cells could reverse stroke damage | The Times of Israel

Israeli biotech company Pluristem says its PLX technology could potentially treat and repair damaged nerves...

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Haifa hospital's pioneering treatment lets Syrian war victim eat, speak again | The Times of Israel

Titanium jaw created by Israeli dental tech firm on Israeli-developed 3D printer

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel Prize For Orthodox Female Holocaust Survivor Who Pioneered Breakthrough Alzheimer's Drug | Health News

This year's winner of the Israel Prize for Medicine is professor Marta Weinstock-Rosin, who developed the first and only FDA-approved skin patch to treat

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Independence for the paralyzed via a life-changing cellphone | The Times of Israel

Sesame Phones, designed by Israeli software engineer Oded Ben-Dov, enables sufferers of ALS, Parkinson's, and MS to use their smartphones without assistance

News | From the HuffPost

The Last Generation of Kids That Played Outside | Nate Hanson

Consider the iPad -- The iPad was invented and built by grownups who had to play outside when they were kids. Fast forward to this current generation where the majority of kids sit inside staring at... an iPad....

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israelis create DNA wire for computer of future | The Times of Israel

Wire made of four-stranded DNA could be part of self-assembling electrical circuit for tiny, powerful computer

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

This Paralyzed Man Walked Down The Aisle At His Wedding With The Help Of A Robot

In 2011, Matt Ficarra was paralyzed in a boating accident, but on Oct. 18 he walked down the aisle at his wedding. ..

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel to Get the World's First Hover Cars Transport System By 2015

Tel Aviv is testing out a new transport system where two-man skyTran vehicles travel at high speeds in the air.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

How To Know If Your Dumb Idea Will Change The World | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

Box SVP Sam Schillace shares how he quickly and cheaply experimented on an app no one wanted--that became the basis for Google Docs.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

11-Year-Old Makes An Unbreakable, Spill-Proof Cup For Her Ailing Grandfather

When Lily Born noticed her grandfather, who suffers from Parkinson's, was spilling his drinks, she decided to design him a better cup. The young...

News | Interesting Links

Documentary Orchestra without Conductor from 1972 - New York

Documentary Orchestra without Conductor from 1972 - New York