About Brian Blum

Brian has been a journalist and high-tech entrepreneur for over 20 years. He combines this expertise for ISRAEL21c and Israelity as he writes about hot new local startups, pharmaceutical advances, scientific discoveries, culture, the arts and daily life in Israel. He loves hiking the country with his family (and blogging about it). Originally from California, he lives in Jerusalem with his wife and three children.
Noa Tishby. Photo by Ron Kedmi for Signon
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Voicemail for video

Supermodel Noa Tishby helps launch new Israel-based startup, Minit, for bare-bones video sharing via smartphone.

The CloudOn team. Engineering VP Meir Morgenstern is third from left in top row.
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Apple gets the Word

You may be able to ditch your laptop, now that Israel’s CloudOn is bringing the full functionality of Microsoft Office to the iPad.

Searching for a cure to insomnia the Israeli way

Haaretz recently published an article about an Israeli website they dubbed “Dr. Google.” The site is called Treato; its goal is to aggregate health and medical information, in particular on drug side effects, in a single place rather than forcing …