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Helping Israelis break through the digital divide

Counsellors from Israel and other Mediterranean countries meet in Morocco and Turkey to prepare for Cisco’s new communications technology projects launched in Israel.Recognizing that kids from the Middle East and the Mediterranean region socialize differently from their Western counterparts, computer …

eBay buys Israeli startup for $169m.

Better protected: PayPal looks to Tel Aviv startup Fraud Sciences for help in the fight against online fraud.US online auctioning giant eBay and its subsidiary PayPal will soon be better protected from online fraud. This comes after news that PayPal …

Israeli website turns the mailbox into a chatterbox

More personal than e-mail: Voice-Me lets you speak.Have you ever been puzzled by the tone of an email you’ve received, or had difficulty deciphering exactly what an emoticon means? The strange new dynamic of computer-mediated conversation confuses many. Thanks to …

Yahoo goes Israeli, teaming up with Walla

Yahoo enters the Israeli market with a new R&D center in Haifa and an agreement with a local search engine.For many years, Israel has been an important center for global tech powerhouses like Google, Microsoft and Intel, who have recognized …

Israelis Use Glowing Marine Bacteria to Keep Water Safe

Go with the glow: Checklight is using luminescent bacteria to detect contamination in water supplies.Luminescent bacteria glow at night on the beaches in Costa Rica and the Mediterranean Sea. Now an Israeli start-up has developed a novel and economical solution …

Israeli media software makes online video addictive

TVinci aims to make connecting with content on the Internet as simple as possibleIf you thought YouTube was addictive – well, you ain’t seen nothing yet. Recently launched media management platform TVinci, the brainchild of three young Israeli entrepreneurs, looks …

Israel’s AllofMe helps put your life in perspective

“It’s a way of trying to figure out history and information,” Addy Feuerstein, founder of AllofMe.It was a desire for organization over his digital assets that led Addy Feuerstein to found Internet start-up AllofMe. “It was a way of trying …