PM David Cameron Meets ‘Kano,’ The DIY Computer That Raised $1.5M On Kickstarter
On a visit to Israel, UK Prime Minister David Cameron is being introduced today to Kano, the groundbreaking DIY computer and coding kit for all ages that raised $1.5 million on Kickstarter last November.
March 13, 2014
Scratch Teaches Kids How To Program Online Games
The Israeli Scratch program, part of the miLAB at IDC in Herzliya, teaches young students programming concepts and skills in multimedia communication. Users are taught to make and share their own videos, animations and games.
August 22, 2012
Intel Eyes Mobile Devices That Mimic The Human Brain
Intel is launching research in Israel into technology that mimics the human brain and develops devices that learn about their user. “Despite their name, smartphones are rather dumb devices. My smartphone doesn’t know anything more about me than when I got it. All of these devices will come to know us as individuals."
May 27, 2012
Webcam To Computer Users: Sit Up Straight!
Stop slouching and check this out: Researchers at Ben Gurion university have developed a way for desktop webcams to keep an eye on office workers’ posture while they are using computers.
August 09, 2011
New Anti-Frustration Software To ‘Significantly’ Speed Up Your PC
Last year's Techcrunch Disrupt winner, Soluto, released a new version of their friendly software that uses technology and crowd wisdom to reduce everyday frustration with your computer.
June 17, 2011
‘Don’t Be Paranoid About Computer Attacks’ Says Israeli Wizard Kid
An Israeli computer genius who graduated university at the age of 12 is determined to make computers impenetrable with his new product, Paranoid. Nir Gaist, now 23 years old and co-founder of the start-up Nyotron, developed an anti-virus that takes a new approach to computer security by combining technology and social psychology.
February 10, 2011
Israeli Startup Aims to Prevent the Next Wikileaks
Following Wikileaks, an Israeli startup created a document technology that prevents unauthorized individuals from opening and reading files, alerting managers when a document's security is compromised and automatically blocking usage if unauthorized use is suspected.
January 19, 2011