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

What’s next for AOL’s 5min?

In September AOL made its fifth acquisition in Israel and bought out Israeli start-up 5min Media. Now what’s in store for the niche video company? “Inventory is sold out for a year,” Hanan Laschover, CTO at 5Min Media. Four years …

Doing big things with very tiny materials

Israel is already a world leader in the emerging field of nanotechnology, with the number of nano researchers in the country having doubled since 2002. A new nano-based copper ink technology created by Applied Nanotech. One day soon, organ transplants …

Star of David-shaped nanoparticle discovered

A new Star of David-shaped nanoparticle may have important implications for medicine and clean energy. Photo courtesy of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. A magnified computer image of the new Star of David-shaped nanoparticle. A new type of nanoparticle resembling …

From video dating to playing games

Israel’s Rounds isn’t the first video chat to work within Facebook, but the company claims to have the best interactive games and features. Dany Fishel and Ilan Leibovitch demonstrate the effects on their video chat program. Dany Fishel and Ilan …

Peel-on protection from cell phone radiation

A product from Israel deflects cell phone radiation from your body and claims to reduce electromagnetic exposure by 98 percent. The Cell La Vie film is applied to the front, back and sides of the iPhone with adhesive. Does radiation …

Israeli physicist wins US science medal

Haifa, Israel-born Tel Aviv University (TAU) Prof. (emeritus) Yakir Aharonov is one of only ten scientists who will receive the US National Medal of Science at the White House from President Barack Obama in a few weeks, for his outstanding …

Shop the US without leaving your chair

Sears, Macy’s and Bloomingdales are all on board with FiftyOne, the Israeli company that finally opened up American merchandise to the rest of the world, online. US retailer PacSun is just one of the brand name stores to sign up …

Movies to match your mood

Israel’s Jinni helps your computer understand mood and sentiment so you can find just the movie you’re looking for. Want a witty, feel-good movie about family relations? Then Jinni can help you find exactly what you want. We’re used to …