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Technology in Israel: I spent a week in Israel meeting with leaders in tech. The result is a thoughtful view of a tiny country that few ever get to see.

If you’re wondering why I haven’t blogged in the last week or so, it’s because I was traveling (with a very tight schedule). Last week I had the pleasure and privilege of taking part in a delegation trip to Israel to meet with the country’s leaders in technology (startups, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, investors, incubators and more). The invitation was extended by the Israeli Consulate of NY and Israel’s Foreign Trade Ministry. The attendees, in addition to myself, were a handful of fellow U.S. bloggers. The trip’s objective was to immerse the delegation into technology in Israel, a tech and startup scene that’s been dubbed the ‘Startup Nation,’ which is also the title of a best-selling book on the very subject.

 
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Here are the best apps for women, assembled so women with a busy lifestyle can download the latest and greatest apps without spending hours on research.

Multi-tasking is part of a woman’s life whether she is a student, a mother, or a business executive. With the help of modern electronic devices, women can easily keep up with their busy routine. Here are some of the best apps for women that can help increase efficiency and keep you up-to-date.

 
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On the heels of the release of iPhone 5 and iOS 6, YouMail, the most complete call solution and management app for the iPhone, has just rolled out an update to the app that is its most significant yet. YouMail now includes in-app, numberless messaging that allows users to drop voice messages and other recording to YouMail’s nearly three million registered users across iOS, Android and Blackberry without even dialing a number. Users can also use this feature to drop voice memos and other digital recording to themselves.

 
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Scientists have discovered gold producing bacteria. Cupriavidus Metallidurans, a bacterial microbe, takes in toxins and produces 24 karat gold crystals in return.

When I hear the word bacteria, I automatically think of hygiene and health. Stereotypical? Perhaps. But not all bad; Bacteria has given great service to humanity over the centuries. It has intrigued the scientific community many a times with its varied forms of existence. One such enthralling bacterial activity is achieved by the Cupriavidus Metallidurans, a recently discovered gold producing bacteria, reported to produce 99% pure 24-karat gold!

 
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President Obama is a loyal Blackberry user. He hasn’t really tested other mobile operating systems as far as we know, but he did come across an iPhone recently. The press took notice and snapped some pictures. The next day, the media was abuzz on Obama, Blackberry and iPhone. But what’s the hype?

 
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Rank My Dentist uses crowdsourcing and sophisticated GeoIP technology to help you find a dentist in your area. 

Thanks to advancements in technology, people worldwide rely on the power of the Internet. From social networking and online shopping to business and research, today we are able to find nearly anything from the comfort of our own homes. In part, we can thank crowdsourcing and GeoIP technology for making this possible.

 
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What is Facedeals, anyway? Facedeals is a face-recognition scanner and software that checks you in to stores and then, via Facebook, sends you a customized deal. Cool or creepy?

There is new advancement in face-recognition technology, causing ripples amongst critics and enthusiasts alike, and it will soon be in stores. Facedeals, which is a retail-focused consumer scanner, scans your face and then connects data from social networks. After scanning your face and recognizing you, it automatically checks you in to places, and then presents you with a customized deal based on your Facedeal profile (i.e. your ‘Like’ history, aggregated by where you shop, etc.).

 
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SocialDot, a new app, lets you connect with people in your physical proximity. 

With social networks wrestling for the top position, there seems to be little space for smaller companies who are literally focusing on a feature of two from Facebook, Twitter, or other social network. However, for an app with something different, more importantly, something refreshingly new and useful, there’s always potential users. SocialDot, a new way of connecting and communicating, fits the recipe.

 
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If you want to increase your daily productivity, you can do so by learning Google. Subscribe to a course from Google itself and learn how.

We use Google everyday for all sorts of things. We search for confusing terms, we look up restaurants for places to dine, we even use Google to find out more about our business competitors. Google is everywhere and presumably, everyone knows how to use it –right?

Not so fast…

 
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Digital eye strain is a modern problem that results in poor eye health and fatigue. The Vision Council listed recommendations in its recent report on the issue.

We are living in a technical society where the average time spent in front of a computer or other electronic device is increasing at an alarming rate. Experts believe that it may cause serious health problems such as digital eye strain, headaches, and back and neck pain. With the release of next generation gadgets, which only increase our exposure to electronic devices, the discussion of digital eye strain is timely a one.

 
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