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Can Your Smartphone Prevent Skin Cancer?

in Health & Science
Credit: Unsplash

The future has arrived, and it comes in the form of an app called DermaCompare. Skin cancer commonly starts from suspicious or changing moles on your body. The best case skin cancer scenario is finding the problem areas in their early stages. Now, DermaCompare is empowering people to take their health into their own hands,…

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Start-up Success Stories

in Economy & Innovation
The Nini-App helps with fluency techniques (Screenshot)

The Israeli start-up company NiniSpeech won this year’s Global Innovation Awards 2016 in Beijing. The Haifa-based company with their stutter solution competed against 21 other start-ups from all over the world. Another Israeli company made the second place: AerialGuard also received US $ 200,000 for their autonomous navigation system for unmanned aircrafts. It’s not the…

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Tradition meets 2.0

in Economy & Innovation
Tiny Toolz (Screenshot)

World-famous Oxford University Press recently teamed up with three Israeli start-up companies to develop educational online products. TinyTap will use Oxford’s content on its social platform, Total boox enables readers to buy Oxford’s ebooks on a pay-as-you-read store and Kidoz is a content discovery platform for children. Oxford University Press (OUP) is the world’s largest university…

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Game on: New Technological Realities

in Economy & Innovation/Monthly Report
Feelreal Virtual Reality Mask and helmet (Credit: Feelreal via Kickstarter)

Israel is small, its market is even smaller, prices are high and wages low. In other words – best soil for that kind of innovative thinking that led to the wide field of IT that has been dominating the Israeli economy for years now. The big question seemed – is the start-up scene solid enough…

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eBay buys Israel’s SalesPredict

in Economy & Innovation
The American internet giant bought another Israeli start-up company (Credit: Leon 7/Wikimedia)

Internet giant ebay announced their latest purchase: SalesPredict, an Israeli data analysis company that predicts customer buying behaviour and sales conversion. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed however, a number of SalesPredict employees are going to join ebay in Netanya. SalesPredict Co-Founder and CEO Yaron Zakai-Or will serve as Director of Product Management,…

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