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Double-check that DNA

An Israeli life science firm proves that DNA does not indisputably tie suspects to a crime scene after all, and develops a test to authenticate it. Until just a few weeks ago, DNA evidence was considered by legal and judicial …

Keeping your data off-limits to prying eyes

By tinkering with the screen display rather than the file, IBM Israel’s new data masking technology lets companies keep confidential data concealed, even from their own workers. The problem with security is that it isn’t always so secure, admits Chani …

Data protection? Hire an Israeli bodyguard

With data theft averaging $6 million a leak, it’s a good thing two old high-school buddies from Israel developed a self-protecting data solution that travels with your files. In the UK, 28 million records were lost in a data breach. …

Israel’s one chip solution

Bid farewell to communications towers, antennas and tangles of wires. A new silicon chip from Israel can provide all your connectivity solutions in one tidy box. ATM, HDLC, POS, MLPPP. Then there’s IMA. And let’s not forget SONET/SDH, PDH, MPLS, …

Israeli company sends gas reserves into the deep

An Israeli company is developing an underwater technique for storing highly volatile petroleum gases in an effort to prevent accidents and terror attacks. When a freak propane gas explosion left Martha Stewart’s dog dead this year, questions about the safety …

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IncrediMail – Israel’s incredible story

Even most Israelis don’t know that the hundreds of millions of emoticons, animations, 3D effects and sounds that now jazz up e-mails all over the world, originate in Tel Aviv. I envy Ofer Adler. Not only is he the CEO …

A Synphony to the ears of drivers everywhere

An Israeli company has developed a new hands-free technology that lets you interact with the internet while you drive – using just your voice. Sometimes the best ideas emerge out of idleness. Take the case of high tech executive and …

Teaching the blind to see through sound

Teaching the blind to see through sound

A new soundscape language has been created by an Israeli researcher that allows blind people to ‘see’ objects, in much the same way a bat does. Sounds can delight the ears and the soul, but according to Israeli researcher Dr. …

Powering $200 billion in trade every day

Untouched by economic crisis and still conquering new territory, Israel’s Traiana has developed a foreign exchange trade processing service that’s now the market standard. “Money makes the world go round,” they say. Well, since the explosive growth of electronic foreign …

NASA takes Israeli technology to the moon

When NASA needed help storing data from its lunar space probe it turned to Israeli company Sital Technology for the technology. Now other space projects are underway. In June, NASA launched the first Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, a probe that is …