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

The latest in high-tech security – a mouse

Forget X-ray body scanners and sniffer dogs, Israel’s Bioexplorers has developed a foolproof system for security agencies to detect explosives, by using mice. If the mice sniff explosives or drugs they move into another chamber, setting off an alarm. Israeli …

What next for Answers.com?

Acquisition of the world’s most popular Q&A site by Summit Partners will further fuel the website’s quest to become the ultimate destination for answers. Twelve years of answering reader’s questions, has made Answers.com the 22nd most popular site on the …

Catching bad drivers with your iPhone

Catching bad drivers with your iPhone

Dangerous drivers are getting their just desserts thanks to a new iPhone application developed in Israel that enables users to record and report offensive driving. Photo by AbirSultan/Flash 90. Zemingo hopes its technology will reduce the number of road accidents …

Intel invests $2.7 billion in its Israeli chip facility

The 22-nanometer technology that promises to make computers faster, smaller and lighter is coming out of an Intel Israel plant in Kiryat Gat. Intel Israel’s Kiryat Gat chip manufacturing facility. In an unstable business environment, where US companies are scaling …

Seeking great tech ideas? Check the garage

Pot-luck dinners and guest appearances by the world’s top techies characterize GarageGeeks, an informal but influential Israeli ‘high-tech incubator.’ Garage Geeks events always attract a crowd. Where do Israel’s high-tech elite meet to greet top tech personalities from around the …

Virtual brain institute to accelerate cures

Even France wants in on the virtual neurological research network initiated by President Shimon Peres and being crafted between Israel and Canada. Insightec’s revolutionary neurological device, which was developed in Israel, is now being tested in a Toronto medical center. Last May, …

Preventing another Wikileaks

Companies and government agencies anxious to better protect sensitive documents are eager to try the SmartCipher system developed by Israeli startup Covertix. Aside from revealing diplomatic secrets, Wikileaks also showed the world just how vulnerable our secure data is. Besides …

Smooth landings for Israelis in Ohio

With more clinical trials by Israeli biomed firms being held in Ohio than in any other state, it’s clear that its priority to woo Israeli businesses is bearing fruit. Israeli company Sensible Medical is now starting clinical trials for its …

Out-sniffing the dogs

A research team in Israel has developed an electronic sensor said to be even more sensitive and reliable than the nose of a sniffer dog. Photo by Miriam Alster/Flash90. Last days of the sniffer dogs? Israel Border Police using sniffer …