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Secrets To Israel's Innovative Edge

<i>This is Part 1 of a two-part series on Israel’s success as an innovation hub.</i><p>Read Part 2<p>Eighteen and fresh out of high school, Yossi Matias reported for his first day of military service at the Hatzerim Airbase in the Negev Desert, approximately 100 km south of Jerusalem. As a reward for passing …

Innovation

What Makes Israel's Innovation Ecosystem So Successful

<i>This is Part 2 of a two-part series on Israel’s success as an innovation hub.</i><p>Read Part 1<p>Zack Weisfeld builds companies. After graduating from Tel Aviv University, Weisfeld led Netking—then the country’s second largest Internet portal—and started MSN Israel. He then took up a challenge to turn …

Innovation

The Wild Technology That Will Make 5G Wireless Work

Companies such as Qualcomm are reimagining networks to let them connect just about everything–from drones to surgical instruments.<p>Wireless technology is a stone soup of acronyms, jargon, numbers, and marketing gibberish that the industry likes to boil down into terms like “4G,” the technology used …

Telecoms

Salesforce Health Cloud: The Future of Patient Provider Relationships

I attended several sessions at Dreamforce this week focused on the Salesforce Health Cloud product and came away impressed by the momentum of this …

10 Success lessons from Brian Chesky – “Airbnb Founder and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share37<p>Tweet<p>Share43<p>+11<p>Shares 81<p>Growing up, Brian Chesky never envisioned himself as an entrepreneur. Instead, the Airbnb co-founder came up with the …

UnitedHealthcare's video visit offerings: A six-month checkup

UnitedHealthcare has been <b>offering video visits through Doctor on Demand and American Well</b> for nearly six months now, since the start of the year. At …

Digital Health

Harvard researchers have isolated a key to happiness, and Iceland is helping them test it

Reykjavik<p>Michael Porter, a Harvard economist who made his name working on ideas around competition, has come to the capital of Iceland to talk about social process and how to measure it. Here at a conference on the topic, he reminds the audience that economic indicators—while we’re very used to …

Economics

40 CSS jQuery Charts and Graphs | Scripts + Tutorials

Data visualization is the modern equivalent of visual communication and involves the creation and study of the visual representation of data. It …

Data Visualization
The Workplace

Docstoc cofounder’s next startup uses crowd info to show how much you should be paid

Docstoc cofounder Jason Nazar is back with a new startup called Comparably, which provides transparency about wages and insights into company culture. The service breaks down compensation based on various factors including company size, location, money raised, as well as gender. The company has …

Internet Of Things Is The Next Big Thing In Israeli Tech -- Here's Why

The growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) industry has been one of the biggest trends in tech in recent years and especially during 2015, where new innovation is disrupting traditional industries across the board. The growing adoption by consumers, enterprises and governments is helping create …

Internet of Things

Top 10 Leadership Tips

In a new book M.A. Soupios and I co-authored, <i>The</i> <i>Ten Golden Rules of Leadership</i> (New York:AMACOM, 2015), we share scores of leadership tips of great thinkers, Aristotle, Plato, Thales, and Hesiod. Here are my top ten tips.<p>The most lethal distortions come not from the lips of our opponents or …

Leadership

IBM Launches Watson Health Cloud, Partners With Apple to Support HealthKit and ResearchKit Apps

Apple partner IBM today announced the launch of Watson Health Cloud, designed to offer physicians, researchers, insurers and health-related companies a secure and open platform for storing health-related data. The platform facilitates the secure sharing of data from multiple types of input, from …

12 Quotes That Take You Inside The Mind Of Billionaire Mavs Owner Mark Cuban

Mike Stone/Reuters Mark Cuban always seems to come out on top.<p>His first job was tending bar in Dallas. Then he took a gig as a computer salesman. He was fired — and he realized he "was never going to be a very good employee."<p>So he started his first company, MicroSolutions, which he sold for $6 …

Startups

Apple's iPhone Just Stepped Closer To Shaping Your Health Costs

A quiet but important partnership launched Monday between Apple and Humana, a health insurance company that covers 13 million people.<p>The two firms had been collaborating for several months on sharing health data through HealthKit, a behind-the-scenes framework that brings together all of a person’s …

MOCAheart Makes Keeping Track Of Your Heart’s Vital Signs Easy

MOCAheart wants to make keeping track of your cardiovascular health as easy as pressing a button.<p>The device, which is currently on Kickstarter, was developed by a team led by Naama Stauber and Dr. Daniel Hong, who was a physician at National Taiwan University Hospital, one of the country’s top …

After 8 years, Array Health raises $13M for private health insurance exchange platform

The American healthcare system is undergoing massive changes, with new state and federal health insurance marketplaces now offering up more …

Health Care Becomes Entrepreneurial (Finally)

All of us know that you have to be a little crazy to be an entrepreneur. Launching, let alone sustaining, a new enterprise can be challenging along almost every dimension − mentally, emotionally, and often financially. Historically, this reality has been even more sobering in the health care …

10 Hot Hadoop Startups to Watch

It's no secret that data volumes are growing exponentially. What's a bit more mysterious is figuring out how to unlock the value of all of that data. …

Big data insight without action is wasted effort - data scientist

Having moved on from a period when the focus for leading edge businesses was on experimenting with new capabilities such as Hadoop, 2014 looks set to …

“Become An iOS Developer In 8 Weeks”: The Truth About Hack Schools

As coding courses and bootcamps flourish, some students get left behind–and that promise of a six-figure salary pops like a bubble.<p>After the design firm where he worked as a web developer went under, Ray S. turned the bad news into an opportunity to transition into iOS development. The Chicago-area …

Computer Science

The Monsieur Drinks Automaton Roboticizes Bottle Service

Would you buy a robotic drink maker from these men? I sure would. These are the creators of Monsieur, a robotic bartender that will squirt out a great margarita or a nice Manhattan in about a minute using Android, a bunch of pumps, and some booze.<p>Created by Barry Givens and Eric Williams and …

‘Scuse Me While I Solve This Immigration Problem

There’s a crippling STEM talent shortage out there, stalking the streets of Silicon Valley; just ask any Valley executive in the choir crying out for immigration reform. But the IEEE, PBS, and Fortune — an odd triumvirate if ever I saw one — disagree, singing back their own united refrain: “The …

Simplify Record Releases

Healthcare Professionals<p>Let us manage your record releases for you. Forward them to us and we'll take care of it. Referring patients to specialists? …

Json Formatting for Human Beings

Starbucks Rolling Out Wireless Charging Stations

Sick of looking for an outlet to charge your phone while you sip on your venti latte? It may be a thing of the past, if Starbucks has anything to say …

Memorability Lets You Create & Narrate Beautiful iPad Photo Books, No Printing Required

There’s no shortage of mobile photo book applications on the market today, but a majority of these are focused on taking digital creations and turning them into offline, printed products. Memorability, a recently launched iPad photo book app, is different. Instead of bringing online web printing …

11 Minutes of Pure Beatboxing Genius

Using only his voice and a microphone, Australian beatboxer Tom Thum gave a dynamic performance at TEDxSydney in May. His 11-minute act was uploaded …