Innovation & Tech

722505001001499640360no Tel Aviv startup seeks to turn pubs into daytime work hubs

Membership in the off-site startup gives companies based in different parts of Israel the opportunity to hold meetings; ‘want to take advantage of that empty space and really transform it into something a lot more productive.’ A new Tel Aviv-based startup seeks to transform bars usually shuttered during the day into vibrant working spaces. Pub […]

August 29, 2016
cancer-cells-541954_1920-635x357 Tel Aviv University study may lead to melanoma cure

Shoshana Solomon, Times of Israel Israeli researchers have discovered how the skin cancer spreads and found ways to stop the metastatic process Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) say they have unraveled the metastatic mechanism of melanoma, the most aggressive of all skin cancers. According to a paper published Monday in the journal Nature Cell […]

August 23, 2016
Shimon-Peres--300x300 Israel’s Former President Shimon Peres Joins Snapchat

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres announced on Sunday that he had joined a popular messaging and multimedia mobile app. “This week I turned 93, and it seemed like just the right age to join @Snapchat,” Peres posted on Facebook. “Young people inspire me, and the most important thing for me is to hear what they have to say. […]

August 16, 2016
FeaturedImage_2016-08-08_SCIO 12 Israeli Companies That Are Using Sensor Technology To Change Your Life

Sensors are the hidden brain in everything from precision agriculture to connected cars, home appliances to security systems, smart cities to digital health. “A sensor is anything that translates a physical phenomenon to a measurable signal or other information. For example, in the past they used canaries as sensors for poisonous gas in mines,” explained […]

August 16, 2016
Meet the Israeli-Created Advanced Baby Monitor

A baby monitor that keeps a running log of your child’s sleep and produces a highlight reel for parents to watch every morning? Yeah, that last one’s a real thing now, thanks to Nanit, a new baby monitoring system developed by a group of scientists, designers and parents from Israel and the U.S. that gives […]

August 15, 2016
moovit-cab Israeli Transit App ‘Moovit’ to Give Users More Info for Their Commute

Exponentially growing their base of editors, Moovit is speeding up their delivery of real-time updates, cutting frustration over closures or station changes. The Israel-based transportation app Moovit, which aggregates public transit data for and from its users, helping them to plan the fastest routes to get where they are going, works with commuters to overcome […]

August 15, 2016