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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 …

Israel’s PokeTalk places your call – for free

The first 10 minutes are free: PokeTalk uses voice-over-IP to connect regular phones. Residents of the southern part of Israel in range of missiles from Gaza can now make phone calls up to 30 minutes to their friends and relatives …

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 …

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