Category Archives: gaming

Of Mice and Cellphone Users

Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door. Build a better mouse, though, and you could rake in some serious cash! As devices go …

Can You Afford to “Stay in Touch?”

Posted in gaming, on Jul 26, 2011 by David Shamah
A vacation these days isn’t what it used to be. Once upon a time, when you went off to get away from it all, you got away from it all …

The New Spirit of Jerusalem Hi-tech

Posted in gaming, on Jul 12, 2011 by David Shamah
Don’t look now, but there’s a dark horse in the race to become the hi-tech center of the Startup Nation. Jerusalem is perhaps the last place you’d think of as …

Helping Startups Make a New Start

Posted in gaming, on Jun 28, 2011 by David Shamah
The Jewish community of Baltimore has a long and thriving relationship with the State of Israel, even before the establishment of the state. Hadassah founder Henrietta Szold was born in …

Making a Monkey Out of Kids, Worldwide

You may not know it, but Israel is the birthplace of one of the cartoon world's up and coming stars – Monkey, a fun friend who will have your kids singing, dancing, and learning. And it's all thanks to Yuval Levy, Smartoonz CEO and inventor, who came up with the cute characters on "Monkey See, Monkey Do," now being seen by kids all over the world.

Entrepreneurs Offer A Boost for Your Eco-Friendly Startup Idea

If you've got a great idea to help Israel's environment, and you want to get the attention of the people who can do something about making it a reality, the Eco Clip contest could be exactly what you're looking for!

The Million Shekel Question – And the Answer

Posted in gaming, on Jan 4, 2011 by David Shamah
In the land of startups, Exit'10 is a unique contest that helps push nascent ideas from the realm of the imagination to reality. This year's winner, Valk, gets a million shekels in cash and services to help them get started.

Helping Vendors Get Real Money for Virtual Goods

Israeli startup Plimus, which works with thousands of of vendors and affiliates who sell virtual goods all over the internet, is now the world's largest independent online reseller of virtual goods. Vendors have flocked to Plimus – giving it some $200 million in sales for 2010, with the company growing in terms of vendors and sales some 40%-50% in each of the past five years.

Small Nano-Science Applications Could Be Israel’s Next Big Hi-Tech Move

Posted in gaming, on Nov 9, 2010 by David Shamah
There's hi-tech, and then there's high level hi-tech – and on that level, you find Israel's fledgling nanotechnology industry. And, according to many experts, nanotech is Israel's next big hi-tech move.

Oversi’s Internet: Neutral, and Democratic

Posted in gaming, on Oct 26, 2010 by David Shamah
There's no need to "tier" the internet between higher and lower paying customers, as a certain search engine giant and a certain communications company want to do. Israel's Oversi can ensure that there are enough internet resources to go around for everyone.