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App uses crowdsourcing to watch for credit-card fraud

A credit card fraud warning app developed by an Israeli startup can tell you when your credit card data has been hacked – faster than the other guys.

Tesla wants to make it safe to take your eyes off the road

A Tesla Mobileye partnership means Tesla Motors' vision for the future may be playing out on roads in Israel right now.

High-tech shoes made to protect seniors from falls

Shoes that help prevent falls may soon take the place of canes or walkers. The B-shoe system corrects balance to help protect seniors from falling.

North Carolina plant will turn food waste into energy

Turning food waste into energy, while keeping it out of landfills, is the goal of a renewable waste-to-energy plant under construction in Charlotte, N.C.

Tablets promise to boost learning in the classroom

Tablets in the classroom are expected to number 3.5 million by the end of the year, while publishers are rushing to create interactive learning materials.

12 of the world's most incredible bridges

These incredible bridges from across the globe incorporate smart, innovative features with beautiful designs.

5 countries with cutting-edge water technology

These five countries are taking water conservation, desalination and clean water technology to the next level.

Students combine video game and GPS tech to help the blind

Tech to help the blind has been the focus of recent student projects. See how Microsoft's Kinect technology can help the blind navigate with sound cues.

Universities to build $300M nanotechnology center

Tel Aviv University and Tsinghua University announce the XIN center, a $300 million project to research nanotechnology and other emerging fields.

Underwater camera sees above the surface without distortion

An underwater camera that can capture images of the surface from below, with minimal distortion, was developed at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

New technology could vastly improve smartphone cameras

Dual-lens smartphone cameras may be on the way. An Israeli firm's new technology could vastly improve the quality of smartphone-camera images.

Study reveals bilingual people are faster thinkers

Bilingual adults are better able to create complex ideas, solve problems, and quickly move between sets of thoughts, according to a new study.

New apps help you snag some private time

Apps to avoid your ex? Cloak and Split -- which help you avoid people you don't like offline -- are a new form of social media app.

How diapers from jellyfish could help the environment

Diapers from jellyfish could be the next big thing in eco-friendly parenting. An Israeli company developed a super-absorbent material using jellyfish flesh.

Parents, don't cancel your kids' music lessons just yet

Music learning app technology developed by Israeli startup JoyTunes helps make practicing music easy and fun. Learn about JoyTunes' music learning app.