Jerusalem: Up-and-Coming Tech Hub

JerusalemWesternWallDomesmall Jerusalem: Up-and-Coming Tech Hub 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 – 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
TimCookRivlin Apple To Expand Israeli Offices

By NoCamels This just in: Apple is expanding its offices in Israel. According to NoCamels, “Apple will reportedly expand its Israel office, located in Herzliya Pituach, taking over an additional 4,000 meters.” “According to reports, the new workspace will accommodate between 150-250 employees that are set to join the company’s Israel branch.” In a meeting […]

April 29, 2015
gett-app-in-nyc Gett Plans Move Beyond Transportation To Offer Food, Beauty & Home Maintenance Services On Demand

If you’re familiar with Gett, you probably know it as a service akin to Uber, enabling users to request rides via black cars on-demand. Pretty soon, however, it wants to be known as a platform for ordering all sorts of “essential” products and services via mobile app. Founded as GetTaxi in 2010, the company is […]

April 28, 2015
waterloo Donation funds expansion of research between leading innovation universities

A $1.6-million gift to the University of Waterloo and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology by The Gerald Schwartz & Heather Reisman Foundation is enabling world-changing research in a range of disciplines, including research into lung disease and quantum computing. “This gift shows what a partnership between two of the world’s top innovation universities supported by the […]

April 28, 2015