What is Meerkat? The live-streaming app taking SXSW by storm

what-meerkat-live-video-app What is Meerkat? The live-streaming app taking SXSW by storm

If you have used Twitter in recent weeks, you may have noticed a lot of people using a new service called Meerkat. The app, which is the brainchild of former architecture student Ben Rubin, is a hot topic of conversation at the influential South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas and like FourSquare before […]

March 19, 2015
12 10 Cool Apps from Israel

You already know that some of the coolest and most useful mobile apps in the world (think Waze) were dreamed up by Israelis. Every few months, ISRAEL21c presents 10 of the latest apps that could change the way you work and play. 1. Rounds Described as a mashup of WhatsApp and Skype, Rounds offers a […]

March 18, 2015
iphone-6-vs-samsung-galaxy-s5 Israelis bought 2.85m smartphones in 2014

Smartphone sales in Israel rose 19% in 2014 to 2.85 million from 2.4 million in 2013, according to IDC Israel research. Smartphone sales in Israel were unstoppable last year, rising 19% to 2.85 million from 2.4 million in 2013, according to data provided to “Globes” by IDC Israel research. This figure is surprising considering that […]

March 18, 2015
aging Israeli Scientists Discover Remarkable Anti-Aging Secret

Israeli professors have developed a computer algorithm that predicts which genes can be “turned off” to create the same anti-aging effect as calorie restriction. Studies in yeast, worms, flies, monkeys, and even humans seem to prove that restricting calories is one of the few sure ways to combat the effects of aging. But who really […]

March 17, 2015
UniParke-Vehicle-Conveyance-Shuttle-800 Unitronics to build Canada’s largest automatic parking lot

Unitronics Systems will receive $24 million for the Calgary project for a major hotel chain. Unitronics Industrial Automation Ltd.(EuroNM: UNITB; TASE: UNIT) today notified the stock exchange that its subsidiary, Unitronics Systems, had signed a binding letter of intent with Properties Prestige to design, supply, and build an automatic parking lot in Calgary, Canada. Unitronics […]

March 17, 2015
Fansino Israelis Win ‘Best App’ Award at Prestigious Competition in Spain

Two Israelis behind the Fansino app won first place at a prestigious smartphone app competition held in Barcelona last week. Haran Wolfovitz Yaffe and Omri Erez won the 2015 Mobile Premier Awards “Best App of the Year” at Spain’s Mobile World Congress, the largest cross-platform app showcase in the mobile industry, which is attended by […]

March 16, 2015