Technology
The CyberSpark pavilion at a recent Cybertech conference.

Offering protection in the new cyber war

“Vigilance is the only way to prevent these attacks,” former black hat hacker David Allouch, CTO of AppliCure. While Hamas rockets disrupt Israeli life in the Negev, supporters of the terror group are fighting against Israel on another front – …

Israel’s CopperGate brings IP into your home

People watch more TV in a recession: David Baum, co-founder of CopperGate.The digital home is in, and that’s good news for Israeli company CopperGate Communications, which has recently reported “explosive global growth” despite the world’s poor economy. The company’s chip …

The American Idol for blogging superstars

The American Idol for blogging superstars

Israeli discovery platform Bloggersbase, launched at Le Web 2008, uses a real-life online audience to help move undiscovered talent into the limelight, awarding prize money to the best bloggers. For the first time in media history, citizen journalists can report …

Israeli technology reinvents the humble watch

Israeli technology reinvents the humble watch

Not reinventing the wheel, simply improving it: The Phenom Watch Phone, which combines many of today’s new technologies in one device.Just over a year ago, Mati Herbst, an Israeli entrepreneur, saw someone wearing a ‘mobile’ watch. It had several different …

In times of trouble, just ask your MarketGuru

“We encourage sound investment over time,” says Gili Beiman, co-founder of MarketGuru, whose experts help people make real-life decisions about their stock portfolios.With America’s financial market gone belly up, financial advisors — at least those still employed — are scrambling …

IBM Israel and Samsung develop software reuse technology

IBM’s Haifa Research Lab at Mount Carmel on the University of Haifa campus.Tired of having to install new software with every new device? So are the world’s electronic manufacturers. With consumer electronics software becoming increasingly complex and new varieties of …

Israel’s Amobee brings in cell phone advertising

“Operators themselves know they can’t charge customers more for service, users are not willing to pay,” Zohar Levkovitz, CEO of Amobee.The stars have aligned — at least in the mobile phone advertising space: A number of basic, but essential conditions …

US investors seek out Israeli high-tech opportunities

‘It’s a credit to Israel’s high-tech reputation that these firms are willing to come,’ David Gitlin, partner at Philadelphia’s WolfBlock law firm.Times may be tough and credit may be short – but according to David Gitlin of Philadelphia’s WolfBlock LLP, …

Better holiday shopping with ViewScore

ViewScore does the hard work of reading the reviews for you and assigns a numerical score to the product so you can quickly decide if it’s right for you.Holiday shopping season has begun, and with pocketbooks worldwide squeezed especially tight …

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