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MindCite connects the dots to solve crime

MindCite connects the dots to solve crime

Terrorists, criminals, lawbreakers are usually whizzes at covering their tracks. Tracking them down may be possible in a fast-paced TV show with super star detectives like Horatio H. Caine, Mac Taylor, or Jack Bauer. But, in reality, a staggering number …

Sweat, the fingerprint of the future?

Perspiration has crime-busting potential, according to Israeli chemists who say that the food we eat, drugs we take, gender and even state of mind, all combine to make each person’s sweat unique. Dr. Michael Gozin of Tel Aviv University’s School …

Medtronic to turn Ventor into major new Israeli R&D center

Medical devices giant Medtronic plans to turn its latest $325 million acquisition, Israeli company Ventor Technologies, into a significant R&D center for new technologies.   It may have been a stormy week for the Israeli high-tech industry, as Amdocs announced …

Israel’s Vufone brings your cell phone on-line

“It’s all about putting your data in the cloud, allowing you to access it from any device:” Rafi Ton, CEO of NewACT. The days when cell phones were just for voice communication are long gone – but for all their …

Israeli appliance keeps your inbox safe from harm

PineApp’s ArchiveSeCure keeps a record of corporate email activity, allowing managers to reproduce records when required by law.Spam, that annoying accouterment to your inbox, isn’t just a nuisance – it can be downright dangerous, and not just for those who …

KeepMClose so your kids won’t get lost

Keeping kids safe: Merlin Entertainment Group is running field trials with KeepMClose at a European amusement park. Losing a child at an amusement park is a nerve-wracking experience, but up until now there is no perfect solution for keeping tabs …

When it comes to QA, trust to the crowd

When it comes to QA, trust to the crowd

“We sometimes find companies paying the testers even if they reject the bug in order to keep them involved,” Doron Reuveni, uTest’s co-founder and CEO.As head of a technology startup a few years ago, one of the most important components …

Pulling out the pistons for 100 miles to the gallon

Pulling out the pistons for 100 miles to the gallon

Agam Energy Systems’ new piston-less turbine engine could revolutionize the automotive industry. All the company needs is a strategic partner to shift it into high gear. Americans love their cars, and own more of them per capita than anywhere else …