Innovation & Tech

VIDEO: Israeli restaurant has plates designed to make your meals look perfect on Instagram

Lights, camera, broccoli! New restaurant concept built entirely around Instagram-worthy food serves meals on spinning plates with built-in phone stands We’ve all seen them – maybe you are one? – the restaurant diners hunched over their plates earnestly photographing their food before tucking in. Now there’s a new eaterie concept built entirely around the art […]

May 7, 2015
yoram2-635x357 Israel a big player in Microsoft’s big data future

From smart faucets to fitness apps, latest technologies on display at Microsoft’s R&D center’s annual ThinkNext event The future of Microsoft is big data analytics – squeezing meaning out of the trillions of bytes of data that will soon be in “the cloud,” that amorphous repository of the bits and bytes where nearly everything we […]

May 6, 2015
telaviv What Makes Tel Aviv EMEA’s Hottest Tech Hub?

Silicon Wadi At the eastern edge of the Mediterranean sits EMEA’s hottest tech hub. It stretches 180 kilometres from Haifa in the north to the outskirts of Jerusalem and is nicknamed Silicon Wadi (the Hebrew name for valley). This hub is centred on, and largely defined by, the frenetic activity, skills base and can-do attitude […]

May 6, 2015
JerusalemWesternWallDomesmall Jerusalem: Up-and-Coming Tech Hub

TIME.com has compiled a of the top 5 emerging tech hubs from around the world… and Jerusalem takes the #1 spot! Here’s what the magazine had to say about Jerusalem: Best known as the ancient city holy to billions of people around the world, Jerusalem has experienced a reawakening and offers an extraordinary blend of […]

May 4, 2015
SpaceAppsChallenge NASA chooses Israeli challenge in International Space Apps competition

Solutions proposed by developers from US, Italy, Macedonia, Egypt, Tunisia, Slovenia, India, New Zealand. For the first time in the history of NASA’s International Space Apps Challenge, the agency selected a challenge based on the work of an Israeli scientist. Prof. Alon Peled, of the Department of Political Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, […]

May 1, 2015
Elderly Israeli Start-Up Partners With Samsung on Health Monitoring System for Elderly

JNS.org – The Israeli start-up Mybitat and Samsung have joined forces to develop technology to help keep senior citizens safe at home. The technology would utilize sensors and cloud-based software to monitor seniors’ daily routines, and would be able to recognize any changes in clients’ behavior and health, in which case the system would call for help. […]

May 1, 2015