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Ginger’s spellchecker helps dyslexics get it right

For dyslexics, existing spellcheckers only catch 20 percent of mistakes.Spellcheckers on computer software did to language what calculators have done to math, unless you are one of the 15 percent of Americans who suffer from dyslexia. While Microsoft Word’s spellchecker …

Salio’s nanotechnology engine springs into life

Some scientists believe that nanotechnology is the future, and like the railroad and the industrial revolution to our ancestors, will affect every industry known to mankind. From healthcare, to the defense industry and the environment, nanotechnology operates at a very …

Picitup makes image searches picture perfect

Searching for the image: Picitup’s founders, Dan Atsmon (left), Alon Atsmon (right).There are billions of bits of text on the Internet – and without text search engines, chief among them Google, we’d be lost without direction in a sea of …

What next? An Israeli company helps you figure it out

Qmarkets aims to help small and medium sized companies find out what comes next in business.”It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” That’s what baseball great Yogi Berra once said. Noam Danon of Israeli startup Qmarkets, disagrees. Thanks …

An end to luggage hell

A better way to wait for your luggage: Easy-2-Pick’s device beeps as your suitcase emerges onto the carousel at the airport.We’ve all been there: Just off a long, hot flight, you stand exhausted at a luggage carousel, pushing and shoving …

Meidan keeps your city’s water flowing [VIDEO]

Meidan keeps your city’s water flowing [VIDEO]

We profile what no-one can see: Yitzhak Meidan, managing director of Meidan Engineering and Computers.It looks like a video game, but its purpose is anything but child?s play. The Israeli company Meidan Engineering and Computers has invented a high-tech solution …

Israel’s LiveU opens up the broadcast field

With LiveU, users can create good quality videos that are good enough for commercial TV networks, at a much cheaper price.Thanks to services like YouTube, anybody today can get into the video business, broadcasting streaming video of family events and …

Israeli startups polish up for Boot Camp Ventures

Graduates of the Boot Camp include Argo Medical Technologies, an Israeli company that developed ReWalk, a walk restoration device for people with lower limb disabilities.American investors have faith in Israeli innovation: “Israel has a reputation. People in the US are …

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