Technology
The war didn’t deter young techies from around the world to come to Tel Aviv for a hackathon.

Getting robots in to clean high-rise windows

There are some jobs that are strictly for risk-takers; police work, firefighting, Alaskan crab fishing (according to statistics), and, of course, high-rise window washing. While the world is likely to continue needing police officers and firefighters, and trappers will continue …

Peeling more healthy goodness from the pomegranate

Rich in antioxidants, the pink ruby red nuggets of pomegranate seeds can keep cholesterol levels naturally low, and like a fine glass of red wine, the fruit keeps blood platelets healthy. Mentioned in the Bible, pomegranates are delicious and fun …

Israeli company barcodes your beef for safety

Creating an international DNA library of cows: Dr. Aviv Kahana, manager of Bactochem’s molecular biology department.The idea started in Israel, where animal theft has become a major concern. Hundreds of beef cows worth $2,000 a head are being stolen a …

Cellogic’s streaming mobile content on the fly

Cellogic uses the “dead space” on your cell phone screen, when your phone goes into sleep mode, to steam Internet content.Mobile phones are supposed to make life easier. Now with Internet connectivity, cell phones are like an umbilical cord to …

New solution to damaging crop worm rooted in Israeli soil

Soybean crops could benefit immensely from AgroGreen’s environmentally-friendly pest control product, according to the company.’Nature has a way of healing itself’ is what organic gardeners believe, leaving no room between their rows of carrots, lettuce and sweet corn for chemically …

Israeli company keeps pod slurpers at bay

With a portable storage device, a data spy can quickly smuggle out a company’s confidential information.Since the advent of digital technology, industrial spying has become a great deal easier. With a portable storage device, a data spy can quickly smuggle …

Is this the future of Internet search?

Are we the masters or slaves? BrainDamage has created a new search engine which it claims can put us firmly in control.The way we search the web is all wrong, according to Danny Fine of Haifa-based BrainDamage. “When we search …

Targeting the heart of on-line advertising

Amiad Solomon, CEO of Peer39, inspired by the business model of San Francisco’s Pier39.No cookies, no keywords, no invasion of privacy. A new advanced semantic technology for on-line advertising promises to “to bring the right offer to the right customer, …

Israeli company takes to deep seas for fish farming

Subflex’s flexible cages are tethered to a single point on the seabed or an accompanying vessel using ropes made out of space-age materials. Fishing today isn’t what it used to be, according to Yechiam Shapira, CEO of Israeli startup Subflex. …