With the Raspberry Pi and its modular programming language at its heart, Kano is hoping to inspire kids to get involved with programming.
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David Shamah has been writing about Israeli technology news for over a decade, both in print and on the web, and knows the Israeli tech scene and its start-ups inside out.
Niv Lilien is a senior technology writer, and the former technology section editor for ynetnews. Currently, Niv writes regularly for several of Israel's most prominent media outlets. Niv is also one of the founders of a new media initiative - Tabula Media digital publishing house, and the editor in chief of the TheUplink Hebrew tech magazine for tablets and smartphones. Lilien has a BA degree (with honours) in political science and communications from Bar Ilan University and a degree in journalism from the same institute. He is currently a graduate student working towards a master's degree in the net culture program in Tel Aviv University.
500 million wearable tech articles will be sold annually by 2020, Intel believes - and they won't be smartwatches.
The coffee chain has teamed up with Israel-based Duracell Powermat to offer wireless charging stations across the US, with European and Asian trials on the way too.
Microsoft and its venture capital partner are looking for the next million-dollar security idea.
The centre, a joint initiative between Big Blue and Ben Gurion University, has now been officially launched.
Now a part of Alctatel-Lucent, Bell Labs is looking to the Startup Nation for some new ideas.
An announcement by Intel that it was spending $6bn to upgrade its Kiryat Gat plant was greeted with joy in Israel, and skepticism elsewhere.
Wireless charging has been generating a lot of discussion, but it's still not commonplace. One Israeli startup is hoping to tackle the market, using radio waves rather than magnetic induction.
Big Blue has opened its first accelerator ever, in Israel, to take advantage of the StartUp Nation's fledgling tech companies.
Microsoft's Israeli R&D team has been doing a lot of work on business intelligence, some of which has been rolled into Microsoft's latest cloud offering.
With Intel rumored to be backing the company, OrCam's glasses frame-mounted camera could help the blind - and create new categories of hardware products.
If you've ever had just five minutes to charge your smartphone's flat battery and wished it didn't take an hour, help is at hand. An Israeli company is working on a nano-material that could see your mobile fully charged in just seconds.
Israeli startup KitLocate will be the nucleus of the search engine giant's move to the Middle East.
The two countries have been working on several important joint digital government projects over the past several years.
Trusteer's solutions have been deployed in tens of millions of systems, all of whom are now IBM customers.
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