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  • Tel Aviv now the global leader in app startups

    By Kylie Ora Lobell

    July 9, 2014 | 11:55 am

    Silicon Valley may be known as the hotspot for tech, but halfway across the globe, Tel Aviv is making its mark. According to Forbes, Tel Aviv has more startups per capita than anywhere else in the world. 

    App startups make up a large portion of this growing tech community. One in...

  • 60,000 Israelis download app to notify of abduction

    July 1, 2014 | 1:31 pm

    Some 60,000 Israelis have downloaded a free app designed to assist in the event of an abduction.

    Using the free United Hatzalah SOS smartphone app, subscribers can inform the emergency organization that they need assistance and provide their exact location via GPS technology. The...

  • Boys’ kidnapping inspires ‘SOS Israel’ app

    June 18, 2014 | 1:21 pm

    In response to the kidnapping of three boys last week, some Israelis have prayed. Some have voiced support on social media. And some have done what they do best: they made an app.

    Prompted by the kidnapping and set to launch in the near future, the SOS Israel app will allow...