Technology
This illustration shows the DeOrbiter 1 microsatellite attached to a much larger communication satellite after the rendezvous and docking process, and pushing it to the "graveyard orbit."

Israeli internal-rotor helicopter loves a tight squeeze

The X-Hawk’s inventors say a helicopter without exposed rotors could ease repairs to power lines and transmission towers.A trio of Israeli Air Force veterans has developed an urban helicopter without exposed rotors that can be landed on a crowded street …

Authors of new book cite Israel as a technology hot spot

Israel’s 1,000 high-tech businesses now account for two-thirds of the country’s exports.Israel has been singled out, along with a group of eight countries in Europe, Asia and North America, as a center for high-tech wealth creation in a new book …

Israeli startup manufacturing ultra-sophisticated nanolubricant

The company aims to mix the nanolubricant with traditional lubricants at first so they will be more effective and last longer. An Israeli startup, founded by a researcher with a background at Weizmann Institute of Science and a prominent financier, …

U.S. processor keen on Israeli rubber recycling technology

About 1 billion tires are discarded each year, creating a major need for additional uses for recycled rubber. Softstone, Inc., an Oklahoma-based company that recycles automobile tires, has invested in Levgum, Inc., an Israeli startup that Softstone says has developed …

Verint Systems helping to increase security in a digital world

Digital security systems from Verint eliminate the need for security personnel to continuously monitor video screens.When FBI director Robert Mueller responded to a question during a U.S. Senate hearing about why a piece of information about the Sept. 11 terrorist …

Dao2Com promoting business crystal ball

Dao2Com’s software uses the Internet to help companies produce more effective business plans.An Israeli startup known as Dao2Com has developed a software system that it says will deliver reliable intelligence from databases of competitors that will enable companies to make …

Israel’s EZchip builds pioneering mega-chip

EZchip’s NP-1 chip is being manufactured at IBM fabrication plants in the United States.EZchip, a subsidiary of Yokneam, Israel-based LanOptics, Ltd, has jumped a couple of steps ahead of its larger competitors such as Intel in creating a monster 10-gigabit …