In the next few weeks, Apple’s new Israeli research and development center will launch a major hiring campaign.
Israel’s RedHill Biopharma announced success last week in a major clinical trial of a new drug to prevent nausea in cancer patients.
YooGuide, an Israeli startup, has won “The Investors Choice Application” award at the NYC Big Apps 3.0 competition for its app, The Funday Genie.
The new made-in-Israel US cable channel, DogTV, is scientifically designed to make dogs happy when they’re left at home alone, according to Israel21C.
Famed Google Maps application Street View, which is a technology featured in Google Maps and Google Earth providing 360-degree panoramic views from positions along streets throughout the world, will be launched in Israel on Sunday.
This past week I saw a video preview of an upcoming iPod app that excited and inspired me to the point of near tears. It was for RustyBrick’s jaw-dropping ArtScroll Schottenstein Talmud app. Unfortunately that app won’t be out for another few months (but take the time to check out the preview at www.rustybrick.com), yet I realized after months of writing this column that I had yet to give the due attention to RustyBrick’s Siddur app.
US medical device company Covidien has acquired Israeli respiratory systems maker superDimension for approximately $300 million, winning a bidding war to purchase the company for its bronchial tube endoscopes which reduce the invasiveness of surgery.
Israel’s scorching-hot desert will soon be home to massive solar energy farms, bringing Israel closer to its goal of reliance on renewable energy. The Public Utility Authority on Monday issued nine licenses to establish Israel’s first large-scale solar energy farms.
If Israeli electric car company, Better Place, only gave the world an electric car that could switch an empty battery for a full one in five minutes that would have been enough! But Better Place is also the key to making renewable energy production practical all over the world. Dai aynu!
I haven’t been to Israel in six years. That might not sound like a lot of time to some people, but might sound like an eternity to others
Children of mothers who experienced stress during pregnancy may have increased abilities to cope with mental and physical distress in maturity, according to a study out of the Faculty of Medicine at the Technion and Ha’Emek Hospital in Afula reported by Globes.
A slew of new Israeli innovations are set to make life more convenient – and more viable – all over the world.
After weeks of negotiations, computer mega-giant Apple has acquired its first Israeli company, Anobit Technologies, for $390 million.
Professor Dan Shechtman of Haifa’s Technion University received the Nobel Prize in Chamistry at an awards ceremony and gala ball in Stockholm on Saturday evening.
Israeli students have earned the recognition of the Guinness World Records organization for holding the “largest chemistry lesson”.
A new technique developed by Ben- Gurion University researchers has resulted in the laboratory creation of mouse sperm cells from testicular germ cells. Profesosr...
There is a large variety out there today in the handheld market, but Palm was one of the pioneers. For many, the Palm-based OS was the operating system of choice.
A few weeks ago my two-year-old daughter was showing my 85-year-old grandmother how to work an iPod touch. I’m not sure if my bubbie was more amazed with the device or with the fact that her great-granddaughter understood it better than her.
As someone who lains fairly often at my synagogue, I don't consider it a big deal committing to a few aliyot every couple of weeks. I've even occasionally lained the megillah. Yet for more than 15 years, there is one Torah reading I have avoided laining at all costs: my bar mitzvah parshah.
Over the past few weeks, I've become an improved Jew. I learn more, say more brachos, bench more, and didn't have a problem remembering the day in the Omer. I haven't been to Israel recently, didn't have a near death experience that reawakened my spiritual side, nor did I feel empty in my life and decided I needed to search for more meaning. So what caused this recent growth spurt in my Judaism? I got an iPod touch.
Within a few short weeks, the weekly parshah will address the topics of the Mishkan (tabernacle) and the kohen’s begadim (priestly vestments). What better way to prepare for this reading than actually seeing, up close and personal, the objects mentioned in the text.
In an effort to broaden its Internet services, Nokia has recently acquired Plazes.com. Plazes, a popular website, is used to share social activities. This acquisition is one of the few ones Nokia has recently initiated in an effort to boost its online presence. Nokia is the worlds biggest cell phone company.
Microsoft: In an effort to prevent Microsoft from discontinuing selling new copies of the Windows XP Operating System, windows users have started circulating a petition threatening to jump ship and switch to Apple or Linux.
In an effort to accommodate the haredi world, Bezeq is now offering “kosher” phone service. This service will ban all calls to inappropriate numbers. Bezeq invested over $500,000 into this service and is offering it free of charge.
With reports that this holiday season’s sales are expected to match those of 2002, online businesses are making a major attempt to compete and gain your business. This permits the average consumer to get a great deal on Chanukah gifts from the comfort of his or her home.