Israeli Technologies for the Elderly

We live longer lives – the number of Americans over 65 will double by 2060, according to a report by the Population Research Bureau. But statistically, we will suffer from health issues, loss of independence and loneliness. Technology can play a role in supporting the elderly in retaining independence, monitor their health conditions and liver a longer, less lonely life. There are more than 85 startups in Israel addressing the elderly, here’s a selection of the more promising ones. Continue Reading

UK-Israel High-Tech Council will bring together the key figures in tech on both sides

British embassy Israel logo

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and representatives from the UK digital sector will officially launch the British Embassy High-Tech Hub in Israel, in a 300 people event planned for Thursday this week and followed by an official visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Continue Reading

The Interconnected Tech Industry [Infographic]

Interconnected tech companies in the valley mashable infographic

Mashable published a brilliant infographic on the connections between the large tech companies in the valley, including Google, Microsoft, Apple, Paypal, eBay and others. So whether someone was a Paypal Mafia member or a Xoogler, the conclusion is that they all end up filling their pockets and working for one of their neighbors in San Francisco, Mountain View or Palo Alto. Continue Reading