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A Global Perspective Of Israeli Tech In 2015

israelflag From the Chinese stock market crash that shook global equity markets to the obsession with hunting for unicorns, 2015 was a year filled with volatility and non-traditional capital flowing into the private markets. Israel felt the effects of these global trends. Whether it’s sectors like cyber and fintech heating up or syndications and co-investments leading to increased round sizes… Read More

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Snoop Dogg On Why He’s Investing in GameOn

jordan crook snoop dogg ted chung 13 A new sports conversation app called GameOn has secured an investment from rapper Snoop Dogg, TechCrunch has learned. The rapper has added onto the seed round, which also included former NFL players Joe Montana and Lawyer Milloy. Snoop told TechCrunch that he’s investing in the app because he “loves sports” and he thinks it’s a good way to chat about the games.… Read More

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Tech And The Changing Face Of Insurance

insurance It’s only 2016, but the real world is quickly moving into the realm of science fiction. Drones, driverless cars and not-really-hoverboards are (or soon will be) commonplace. We’ve also seen technology change industries not normally associated with the term “cutting edge.” But with these new toys and technologies come questions. Here’s the one question everyone… Read More

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ISIS Has Its Own Encrypted Chat App

Ghost Security Terrorists are communicating over a new secure Android app after getting kicked off WhatsApp, Telegram, and other messengers. Called “Alrawi”, the encrypted chat app makes it harder for governments and security agencies to spy on terrorist plans. It was discovered by counter-terrorism network known as the Ghost Security Group, which Fortune reports had previously flagged ISIS… Read More

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Notify Nearby Launches To Help Fashion Brands Share Deals And Content

notify nearby At this point, we’ve probably all heard (or experienced!) the scenario where you’re walking past a store and your phone buzzes to alert you about nearby deals. The challenge, though, is sending a message that’s actually interesting, useful and maybe even exciting, rather than annoying. Nevin Jethmalani, co-founder and CEO of Notify Nearby, said he’s had that… Read More

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iTunes Radio No Longer Free

itunes-radio iTunes Radio will no longer be free, as of January 28. In an email to customers, Apple said that the Pandora-like service will only be available for Apple Music subscribers, which costs $9.99 per month. Apple will still be offering free radio, however. The Beats 1 listening channels, with live DJs, will remain in operation. (This is different than the Beats Music app, which was recently… Read More

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Necessity Is Driving Agricultural Innovation Indoors

hydroponics According to the United Nations, the earth will house an estimated 9.7 billion people by 2050. Consequently, more food will need to be produced over the next four decades than has been produced over the last 10,000 years. And with more than 99.7 percent of global food coming from land, and most of the arable land already accounted for, increasing yields per surface area is essential. Read More

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OurMix Is Social Music Discovery Done Right

ourmix1 Spotify does a great job at helping users find music they’ll, thanks to features like its popular “Discover Weekly” playlist filled with personalized recommendations, and sections that point you to trending tracks and new releases. But over the years, it’s moved away from its earlier emphasis on music discovery through your social network, which leaves room for other… Read More

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F.lux Asks Apple To Let Its Screen Color Adjustment App Back Into App Store

flux-ios As many noted when Apple released its beta version of iOS earlier this week, one of the mobile operating system’s newest features, a nighttime reading mode with reduced blue light emissions, looked awfully familiar. The ability to adjust the screen brightness on iOS devices is something software maker F.lux has been developing for years. Its technology, which even briefly worked on… Read More

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