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In 2013, Eran Geva and Itay Klein made an anti-paper airplane gun.

Apple to open R&D center in Israel?

Well-founded rumors fly around Apple VP’s recent visit to Israel. Could the consumer giant be preparing to ride the Israel tech bus along with Google, Microsoft and Intel? The iPhone maker may be ready to open its first R&D center …

Waze steers you clear of traffic

Israeli smartphone app helps drivers avert ‘Carmegeddon’ while navigating busy streets, using data from their phones’ GPS. Waze helps you navigate in real time with its own maps. It was dubbed “Carmegeddon,” for the cataclysmic driving meltdown that was sure …

Going beyond street view

Going beyond street view

Israel’s VisionMap makes advanced 3D aerial photo systems for applications from disaster relief to security to urban planning. A VisionMap view over Australia. If you’ve successfully located a specific pizza parlor; the source of a forest fire; or an accident …

Google to incubate Israeli startups

The Internet giant looks to ‘give back’ to the fertile Israeli developer community outside of its two Israeli R&D centers responsible for tools such as Google Suggest. Photo by Serge Attal/Flash90 Google Israel plans to go the extra mile for …

UK opens door to Israeli high-tech

UK opens door to Israeli high-tech

The British Embassy’s new High-Tech Hub seeks to join Israel’s R&D strengths with UK marketing and design expertise via business partnerships. British Ambassador Matthew Gould announcing the launch of Hi-Tech Hub @ the British Embassy. Almost every young startup entrepreneur …

Israeli mobile app gets you fast food even faster

Tap on Tapingo to order burgers or pizza for lunch. Let the Israeli computer wizards worry about how it works. Tapingo lets you order from a mobile menu, pay from your phone, and specify a pick up or delivery time. …

An Israeli web app fights credit card fraud

An Israeli web app fights credit card fraud

BillGuard scans your bills for scams, saving users more than $250,000 in first two months of beta testing. If you’re like many people, when you get your credit card statement you probably give it a quick skim. Going through all …