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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 …

Exploding star reveals secrets of the universe

Israeli scientists and international researchers have discovered a new type of exploding star or supernova that may shed light on some of the mysteries of the universe.   Scientists from Israel, Europe and the US have identified a third type …

Top ten smart surveillance systems from Israel

Video surveillance systems have become a vital tool in enabling authorities to trace criminals and terrorists. Israel is one of the leading players in the field. ISRAEL21c brings you the top 10 video security technologies from Israel.   After the …

True 3D play is only months away

Microsoft’s newest Xbox video game console is generating excitement among gamers worldwide. Its core component – a radical new 3D sensoring technology – was developed by Israel’s PrimeSense.   Using PrimeSense technology, Xbox users can place themselves in the game. …

Keeping online information private and secure

A professor from Israel may have the found the way to safeguard your privacy while providing governments and companies with the personal information they require. “Every time we go online we share information… we reveal an enormous amount of information …

Building an electronic human brain

Building an electronic human brain

A former Weizmann Institute scientist seeks to create an electronic human brain with cognitive abilities to provide insight into the most powerful ‘computer’ in existence.   Israeli professor, Henry Markram. We already have mechanical and computerized devices that can stand …

Beating the copycats

Electronics made by Israel’s Walletex have evolved from commodity consumer goods to high-tech security devices sold to dozens of international companies.   The Walletex Musicap, a waterproof MP3 player built into a baseball hat. While most of us would assume …

A “Facebook” for cell phones

Israeli company MagnetU claims it’s the first social application to tell you when you’re in the vicinity of people who meet your compatibility criteria, and give you full control.   MagnetU’s wearable sensor helps you meet new people with similar …

Google’s first Israeli acquisition no surprise to investors

LabPixies handpicked group of angels share insights about their Israeli company’s acquisition by Google.   “I immediately loved the company’s products,” Yaron Carni, lead investor in LabPixies. Google’s announcement last week that it was acquiring Tel Aviv-based LabPixies for a …

Israel’s sexiest undercover agent

It’s a little-known secret that Israel’s Delta Galil provides merchandise for world-class brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Nike, Hugo Boss and more. Delta’s goal is to create underwear with a high-tech edge. High-tech T-shirts that wick away perspiration; a …