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Officials in Tel Aviv are working on ways to entice more tech firms and startup ventures to choose Israel's version of Silicon Valley.
1 | May 30, 2013 7:29am |
TalkSession's Melissa Thompson wants to make signing up for therapy feel like joining a gym.
3 | May 28, 2013 1:39am |
Linda Stone, who spent 16 years as an executive at Apple and Microsoft, talks about the effect technology has on our health and productivity.
15 | April 26, 2013 3:00am |
After plunging into ethnic violence around the last disputed presidential election, Kenyans are using technology to help make the upcoming vote go off without a hitch.
January 22, 2013 3:00am |
Searching for and analyzing moles for skin cancer is a long process. Here's why that could soon change.
June 3, 2013 9:22am |
NEW DELHI -- Indians broke three world Everest climbing records this year, a sign of how increasing wealth is fueling the country's appetite for pursuing extreme sports.
June 3, 2013 12:00am |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about new, smart technological developments.
January 16, 2013 12:35am |
3D printing can do more than create weaponry or houses -- it can provide cheap prosthetics to those who need them most.
June 1, 2013 2:19pm |
Three moves this week demonstrate country's determination to sell nuclear abroad as it builds and plans 150 reactors at home - more than a third of the world's present total.
6 | May 17, 2013 4:42am |
Can LED technology replace voice communication underwater?
3 | April 23, 2013 12:36am |
We're trying to build better artificial hearts, so will a hybrid biological and mechanical model succeed where others fail?
June 1, 2013 9:06am |
Venture capitalists continued to put money into software and media ventures, but have backed away from clean technology and life sciences in the first quarter of 2013.
April 22, 2013 7:22am |
Filing a patent for a new energy storage and generation system, it seems Apple may be looking at new ways to add clean energy to its manufacturing processes.
9 | January 9, 2013 12:44am |
A UN official has asked for robots with autonomous killing capabilities to be banned before they exist.
10 | May 30, 2013 8:04am |
It seems that U.S. intelligence and defense officials want to bring their mobile technology and security up a gear.
April 19, 2013 6:21am |
Future smartphone batteries could be ten times more powerful than today's technology, allowing for devices that run for days instead of hours.
7 | April 18, 2013 8:50pm |
From gaming applications to fitness accessories, the potential consumer applications for motion-capture technology are quite literally limitless.
4 | January 2, 2013 3:07am |
BUENOS AIRES -- Argentina's capital just held its 39th Book Fair, the largest in the Spanish speaking world. But largely missing was the item revolutionizing publishing everywhere else: the e-book.
4 | May 17, 2013 3:00am |
The trend of companies and institutions making bold architectural statements with their buildings withered with the recession. Now, starchitecture has re-emerged in the tech industry.
May 29, 2013 12:43pm |
Following the United States' lead, major Chinese firms are looking for investment opportunities in Israel.
January 2, 2013 6:38am |