Israeli App Fights Cyberbullying, Online Threats To Children

An Israeli developer has created a cellphone app that is now installed on hundreds of thousands of cellphones worldwide to alert parents as to cyber-threats to their children. Keepers...

XPRIZE to Award $1 Million to SpaceIL for Orbiting Moon

The nonprofit organization XPRIZE announced on Friday that it will award SpaceIL with a $1 million award for being just the seventh nation to orbit the moon, despite not...

Israel’s Hyfit Rolls Out Smart, Portable Workout System

Two ambitious young Israelis set out to solve a problem people grapple with all year long: staying fit. Due to weather, cost and just plain inertia, going to the gym...

Researchers Develop Self-Disinfecting, Reusable Face Mask

  Researchers from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering have developed a self-disinfecting, reusable protective face mask. The disinfection process occurs when a...

Novak: Israel Sees Moon Shot as Challenge to Next Generation

By Jake Novak Many of us were excited to see Israel’s mission to the moon launch successfully last Thursday night, without a glitch and right on time. (Yes, on time!)...

Israeli-German Space Partnership Called ‘Milestone for Future Moon Colony’

A newly signed space cooperation agreement between two giant Israeli and German companies is a “milestone” for a future moon colony, said the director-general of the European Space Agency...

Israeli Company Develops Goggles Allowing Surgeons to See Through You

CTech – Ever chose “X-ray vision” as your choice of a hypothetical superpower? Israel-based Augmedics Ltd. has developed a set of goggles giving surgeons X-ray-like visualization capabilities. Augmedics is creating an...

Camp Ramah in Canada Moves to Minecraft

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — This was going to be Jake Offenheim’s 14th straight summer at Camp Ramah in Canada. Then camp was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Offenheim, who was set to be...

Israel Innovation Authority Launches Grant Program for Female-Founded Startups

The Israel Innovation Authority, the government’s tech investment arm, announced on Wednesday the launch of a grant program for female-founded startups. The grant aims to double the number of female-led...

Suit Against Facebook for Aiding Hamas Fails

Facebook Inc on Wednesday defeated an appeal by American victims of Hamas attacks in Israel, who sought to hold the company liable for providing the group a social media platform...
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