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US and Israel cooperate on new Beersheva tech park

American construction and real estate entrepreneurs know that there are huge business opportunities waiting for them in rapidly expanding countries like Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Beijing. But a founding member of America’s top construction law firm, Robert S. Peckar, from …

Hooking up to Skype via your cell phone

Making life easier for phone service suppliers and their customers: David Guedalia, co-founder and CTO of iSkoot.In these tight financial times, investors and venture capital companies won’t part with even small funding commitments unless they really – but really – …

Israel’s nanosatellite association thinks big [VIDEO]

Israel’s nanosatellite association thinks big [VIDEO]

Meidad Pariente and Raz Tamir of the Israel Nanosatellite Association (INSA) with the InKlajn-1 1:1 model. Photo by Sivan Farag.Israel’s close-knit space community is gearing up for something big – and it’s really small. The Israel Nanosatellite Association (INSA) is …

Google’s Israel Connection

Google admires the Israeli ability to think out of the box: Meir Brand, CEO of Google.Google has made aliyah (immigration to Israel)- and it likes the country so much that it’s opened not one, but two research labs in the …

From online visitor to online purchaser [VIDEO]

EyeView staff with four founders in front row, from left, Gal Barnea (CTO), Oren Harnevo (CEO), Yaniv Nitzan (VP sales), Tal Riesenfeld (VP marketing and business development).”Converting” online visitors into online purchasers is a goal that has long frustrated Internet …

User-generated commentary you ConTrust

Taking the pain out of moderation: ConTrust CEO, Shai Wolkomir.Owners of websites and blogs know only too well how much time it takes slogging through reader comments and spam; or how annoying it can be getting rid of the rogue …

Israel’s Alfabetic aims to translate the web

“When I studied linguistics, the vast majority of the researchers were sure there would never be a real machine translation,” Oded Broshi, CEO of Alfabetic.Even though the Internet has democratized the way people communicate, receive news, and product information, it …

Search made easy with a little help from your friends

Delver CEO, Liad Agmon: ‘Tailor made search results that will give you the information you’re looking for.’You’re not your mom, or your dad, grandma, or great aunt. Your interests and experiences are different. Your world is different. What you’re looking …

Getting robots in to clean high-rise windows

There are some jobs that are strictly for risk-takers; police work, firefighting, Alaskan crab fishing (according to statistics), and, of course, high-rise window washing. While the world is likely to continue needing police officers and firefighters, and trappers will continue …