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No-risk restaurant dining

Food lovers can discover the best restaurants and dishes with a new user-driven iPhone application that is gradually evolving into a ‘Twitter for foodies’   Photo by Moshe Shai/Flash90. Preparing food at a restaurant in Tel Aviv. The problem with …

A one-click toolbar for social media

Adding applications is now as easy as a one-click install, with the new toolbar from Israel’s Wibiya, which consolidates dozens of social media functions into a single space-saving strip. Wibiya aims to streamline the whole process of social interaction on …

New sniff device allows paralyzed to move and write

A new sniff-sensing device designed in Israel may help the severely paralyzed to communicate, surf the Net and steer their wheelchairs. Sniffing is a precise motor skill that is controlled partly by the soft palate, which in turn is controlled …

An acoustic eye to sound-out your leaks

An Israeli company may have the energy-saving, cost-effective solution to detect leaks and blockages in the pipelines of both humans and machines – and GE seems to agree. Photo by Moshe Shai/Flash90. If something goes wrong in an aircraft’s hydraulics …

Using GPS to track crowds and evaluate our health

Using GPS technology, Israeli scientists can track our activities in space and time, spurring a seemingly infinite number of potential applications from medicine to crowd control.   Photo by Nati Shohat/Flash90. Using GPS mall operators will be able to manage …

Self-healing software is on its way

By emulating processes that occur in the human body and applying them to computers, IBM Israel is leading the way in building self-healing software.   The IBM Haifa research facility. If your computer gets sick, would you rather give it …

Beating the boot-up blues

Beating the boot-up blues

Israel’s Soluto just won a prestigious TechCrunch Disrupt award with its lead product that may cut down PC boot-up time by up to half, a vital aid to the silent majority in need of solutions.   The Soluto crew winning …

Protection from underwater threats

An Israeli company is at the forefront of technology taking on the challenge of safeguarding us from threats that originate at sea.   Photo by Moshe Shai/Flash90. Harbors, ports, energy terminals, oilrigs, and piers all over the world need protection …

Go with Springo to cut through the tangled Web

A new web navigation service based solely on search term popularity, Springo may give Google a run for its money – or at least augment its service.   For Aviv Refua, the entrepreneur behind Netex and now Springo, the move …