Innovation & Tech

FeaturedImage_2016-08-05_Israel21c_Moshe_Shoham_Hadas_Ziso Israelis Win International Surgical Robot Competition

Israeli researchers triumphed over 11 other international teams the 2016 Surgical Robotic Challenge in London with their robot for minimally invasive neurosurgery. The robot, intended for the removal of brain tumors of up to six centimeters (2.5 inches) in size, is operated through a small keyhole in the skull using laser irradiation and tumor extraction. The […]

August 11, 2016
IG_Photo_151120_601 Top 10 Reasons to Attend Data Natives Tel Aviv 2016

Are you inspired by data driven technologies? Do you rely on big data analytics to answer difficult business questions? Do you believe in the power of machine learning? Want to take a vacation to Tel Aviv, Israel? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then you will want to join Dataconomy Media at […]

August 10, 2016
liraz-cohen-0725.JPG.824x0_q71_crop-scale Israeli Fashion Blogger Merges High Tech with Simple Living

New York City-based fashion blogger Liraz Cohen celebrates the beauty in simplicity on her site, Liri Simple Beauty. And she’s quickly become one of Israeli fashion’s biggest advocates here in the United States. Cohen uses her influence and fashion industry chops to help spread the word about innovation coming out of her home country. “I […]

August 9, 2016
BioCatch_Scrollingcropped_Patterns-1-635x357 Israeli Startup Tracks Memory Use to Catch Cybercrooks

The company’s latest product, which is already deployed in a set of tier-one banks and eCommerce customers, “differentiates between good users and criminal users, for situations where there is no historic data about these first time visitors,” said Avi Turgeman, the founder of Tel Aviv based BioCatch, a financial security tech firm. The company has […]

August 9, 2016
Infosys Infosys Invests $4 Million in Israel-Based Startup Cloudyn

Infosys has backed an Israel-based cloud computing startup by picking up a minority stake for $4 million, at a time when chief executive Vishal Sikka is attempting to drive up growth in the company’s traditional outsourcing business, while also balancing futuristic bets on newer areas of technology. Cloudyn, which monitors and optimises cloud deployments of […]

August 9, 2016
1111 Life-Saving Israeli App Makes Appearance at Olympics

SayVU is an application that sends a distress signal to an emergency call center from any phone, even if it is locked. SayVU established a center in Rio, where the technology is now handling emergency and distress calls. The company was selected as part of the Olympics’ comprehensive security network, along with Israeli firms International […]

August 9, 2016