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Israel steps up cyber-defences for government sites

<b>Fears of a cyber-attack by Palestinian activists have led Israel to block international data from reaching government sites.</b><p>By blocking traffic, Israel hopes to limit activists' ability to knock out official sites.<p>In addition, government workers are being instructed to be wary of email messages …

Israel

Startups and the State: How Eastern Europe Backs Entrepreneurs

One the world’s most recognized “startup nations,” <b>Estonia</b>, seems to have employed a complex approach to its entrepreneurship infrastructure. Birthplace of widely known tech companies such as Skype, TransferWise, and GrabCad, Estonia has created a fertile environment in which startups can …

ePantry Launches An Online Grocery Offering Sustainable Goods, Automatically Shipped To Your Door

A new online grocery called ePantry, publicly launching today, believes that consumers <i>do</i> care about buying green and sustainable products, but they often choose not to because it’s less convenient. That is, when you run out of dish soap or laundry detergent, for example, you simply head over to …

Gamespy's multiplayer servers are going dark, be prepared

Even if you've only played a handful games with online multiplayer in the past dozen years, chances are that at least a few of your sessions have been powered by Gamespy's back-end tech. On May 31st, the company is shutting down its servers for good, and as a result, a bunch of games are losing …

Xiaomi has two phones in the top 10 global list of best selling devices

A glance at any list of top 10 phone makers is guaranteed to include Apple and Samsung and peppered around the list you would expect to see other big names like Sony, LG and HTC. But, that was before Xiaomi. According to new market research released by Counterpoint, an independent market research …

Mobile Technology

Samsung Adds Anti-Theft Features to Galaxy S5 Smartphones

Samsung Electronics is adding two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices.<p>The features announced Friday by the world's leading mobile-phone maker will protect the Samsung Galaxy S5, which goes on sale next week in the U.S. The models sold by …

Will.i.am Is Building a Smart.Phone.Watch

Smartwatch makers have yet to find the sweet spot for replicating your phone’s functionality while also creating new uses. Musician and tech investor will.i.am is taking a different approach by ditching the smartphone entirely with a watch that’s capable of making its own calls.<p>Will.i.am unveiled …

Animatronic 'man' to test protective equipment for army

Ministry of Defence unveils 'The Porton Man', a new robot made to test anti-chemical suits and equipment for the British armed forces<p>The Ministry of Defence has invested £1.1m in a new state-of-the-art robotic mannequin that will test protective suits and equipment for the UK’s Armed Forces.<p>The …

Mark Zuckerberg’s views on anonymity seem to be evolving, and that’s a good thing

For some time now, Facebook (s fb) co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has been the poster boy for “real identity” on the internet, and therefore also one of …

Meet The Entrepreneurs Behind Nigeria’s Startup Revolution

Younger Nigerians like Jonathan Lawoyin prefer to point to more hopeful signs for the future, and the potential of a new tech-savvy generation to fix …

Entrepreneurship

What’s Google really up to in wireless? Might not be what you think.

Is Google really considering taking on the wireless industry? According to The Information, the company has talked to Verizon and Sprint about leasing wireless capacity to launch a mobile service.<p>Earlier this week, the blog cited unnamed sources who claimed Google has had talks with Verizon and …

Samsung adding anti-theft solutions to smartphones

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung Electronics will add two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices …

Deadly bomb blast hits Libya army camp

A car bomb targeting a military academy in Libya's restive eastern city of Benghazi has killed at least eight soldiers and wounded 12 others, military and hospital sources said.<p>The medical centre in Benghazi reported that "five bodies plus an indeterminate number of body parts" had arrived at the …