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Israel, as Eric Schmidt said last week in a fireside chat at Google Tel Aviv, is producing an unprecedented level of innovation, which makes it one of the hottest places on earth to find new and exciting technology.<p>Enough has been said about the Israeli tech ecosystem over the years, but while the …Israel
Mobile advertising company Smaato is set to become the latest technology startup to be acquired by Chinese investors, after the San Francisco firm announced that Beijing-based Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group, an offline marketing organization, has agreed to buy it for $148 …Asia
It’s been a little more than a year since I wrote “Are Drones A Fad Or Here For Good?” And what a year it’s been. We’ve seen an increase in drone investments on a huge scale, many new entrants into the field and more mainstream companies getting into the marketplace.<p>So, no, drones are not a fad — …Big Data
Steven P. Jobs put his talent as a master salesman to the test when, in 2005, he introduced new Apple software for downloading digital audio shows. The format was so incipient that he struggled to describe it.<p>“It’s sort of like TiVo, for radio, for your iPod,” he said. “It’s not just the ‘Wayne’s …
Podcasts have become excellent sources for great storytelling, interviews, and journalism.<p>From a few minutes to more than an hour, podcasts give content creators a chance to speak directly to their listeners free of distractions, and give listeners a new way to expand their minds during their daily …Journalism
A civilian drone crossed paths with an airplane as it was descending into Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport on Wednesday, according to French media reports. Citing sources familiar with the matter, the AFP news agency reports that the pilot of the plane noticed a drone about 150 meters (492 feet) …France
Company figures out which devices a user owns, helps advertisers target their pitches betterOracle
The film and television industry are gathered in Las Vegas this week for the National Association of Broadcasters' annual summit, and this evening DJI showed off two new products aimed at the big budget productions rolling out of Hollywood. Claudio Miranda, the Academy Award-winning director of …Unmanned Aircraft
A VC who made $200 million when Skype was acquired explains why Israel has become the 'Startup Nation'
For a country with a population of just 8 million people, Israel certainly packs a punch when it comes to creating world-class technology companies - several of which have been acquired by Apple, Google, Facebook, and other US tech giants for hundreds of millions.<p>Mark Tluszcz, a man that claims to …
GPS navigation. Entertainment systems that offer streaming music. Bluetooth door locks. As vehicles are increasingly connected to the internet, they also become vulnerable to hacker attacks.<p>Now, a Tel Aviv-based startup called Karamba Security has raised $2.5 million in seed funding to bring …Automotive
AirMap, a startup that provides drone operators with airspace information to let them know when and where they can fly, today announced that it has raised a $15 million Series A funding round. The round was led by General Catalyst Partners, with Lux Capital (which led the company’s $2.6 million …Series A Rounds
DJI, 3DR, Parrot and GoPro are launching their own drone advocacy group to lobby for “policies that promote innovation and safety, and create a practical and responsible regulatory framework.”<p>The Small UAV Coalition, which launched with participation from DJI, 3DR, Amazon Prime Air and others …GoPro
Ran Makavy, a self-described “efficiency freak,” has a stacked resume. An engineer at heart, Makavy started in the Israeli Air Force where he developed and deployed communications systems for several years. He then spent a number of years jumping from company to company in various engineering or …Israeli Air Force
After she shot herself, I realized there were so many questions I had failed to ask. <p>It was a sunny Friday morning in Los Angeles. I was up early running errands and had just pulled into my garage when I received her text:<p><i>"Julie - you have been my best friend for almost 20 years. Thank you for all</i> …Suicide
Every app on Apple's iPhone App Store has been approved by a live human, which means it can take days or weeks before a developer's app actually goes on sale as Apple works through its list.<p>But Shai Wolkomir, CEO of the Tel Aviv-based mobile startup Elasticode, has been using a hidden way to skip …Apple News
Dangling precariously from a Flirtey drone is a package that represents the future.<p>The Australian startup is celebrating what it believes is the first fully-autonomous and legal US drone delivery in an urban area made to an address in Reno, Nevada, earlier this month.<p>The flight was signed off by …Drones
Traditionally, the largest barrier to podcasting has been the complexity of steps and multitude of programs it takes to go from recording to editing to publishing.<p>Cast is simplifying this process with its web-based podcasting platform that lets you record, edit, and publish all without leaving your …Podcasting
The number of commercial drone operators in the US has soared over the last year. Since we published data on the first 500 operators last June, the number of for-profit drone pilots has grown to nearly 4000. And no category of use has grown faster than emergency services. According to a new report …Drones
Turn-by-turn navigation application Waze announced this morning a handy new feature that will make it easier for those who are planning to drive to an upcoming appointment, meeting or other important trip: Waze Planned Drives. The option allows you to tell the app when you need to reach your …Google Now
Israel is by far the largest exporter of military drones in the world.<p>Take the AirMule from UrbanAero. It could have flown right off the pages of a Batman comic book.<p>Designed to take off and land vertically with up to 1,400 pounds of cargo and zip through the air at over 100mph, this drone is set …Drones
Payoneer helps businesses and B2B marketplaces move money across borders. It’s one of the biggest companies in this space; its customers include the likes of Amazon, Fiverr, Airbnb, Upwork and Taboola.<p>Today, the company announced it has acquired Armor Payments, a digital escrow-as-a-service …Money
The Israeli startup plans to launch the go-to solution for how small businesses find and obtain insurance online.
Alooma, an Israeli startup that helps companies process and work with big data in real time delivered as a cloud service, announced an $11.2 million Series A round today led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital.<p>The product focuses on the people working with data like data scientists …Data Science
Kevin Dowd March 14, 2016<p>Israel is a country of just 8.5 million people, roughly the same population as New Jersey. But the sliver of a nation on the …
A few inventive Flipboard fans recently showed us Flip2Mail, a way to bring Flipboard Magazine updates to your inbox. Though unofficial, this tool provides a good service to readers who want to keep up on their favorite Flipboard Magazines.<p>Hillel Fuld, a fantastic Flipboard curator and member of …Flipboard
Intel announced overnight in a company blog post that it has purchased Israeli company Replay Technologies. The company provides an unusual 3D video rendering capability it calls “free dimensional” or freeD™ video, according to Intel.<p>While the technology could potentially have a broader usage than …3D
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