A new mobile app, GotIT, hopes to be a one-stop social networking app for shopping in Israel and across the world. Social media is a boon for businesses, providing a cheap way to get the word out on products and services, aimed at the specific demographics most likely to use them.
Friendship is not only about words, texting shouldn’t be either. You should Hang out with friends. Wip is a fun and easy way for friends to hangout through texting. Making decisions together and giving feedback without saying a damn thing.
The Israeli startup Ping was about to launch its highly-hyped email app, but then, an email message from a Golf company changed their plans.
Ping is an Israeli startup which wanted to launch their promising email-messaging app. The app was told to change the way in which we consume emails and instant messaging. It was covered widely, got great reviews and over 40,000 enthusiastic fans registered to be updated about the launch. Seemed that everything is on the right track, until an email message came and stopped the train. Continue reading Hop, formely Ping, Wants You to Reimagine Your Email
To both Facebook and Onavo.
Facebook – for your first office in Israel.
Onavo – for being purchased by Facebook.
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Many people are using public transportation in general and the bus is particular. And though we are in the 21st century, paying for the bus feels kind of old. I mean, it can be much more technologically advanced as well as easier and faster to use.
This is BIG news. Not just because Fring is an Israeli startup, but also and mainly because Fring is a client. At the begging of 2013 I’ve taken the Fring project under the Digital Product Critic service. Since than I’ve helped Fring in developing and enhancing their mobile, web and social assets.
In the last few months the city of Tel Aviv Israel is undergoing a digital upgrade. It started with the launch of the city’s own mobile application, presenting with the city’s GIS system, application development competition using the city’s open data centers and also online issuing residents of tel aviv with individual Digital Resident Smart Card.
On Sep 10th, 2013 the city hall announced the launch of its free wifi internet access, spreading all across the city at 60 locations, with total investment of 60M NIS (shekel, the Israeli currency).
OrCam harnesses the power of Artificial Vision to compensate for lost visual abilities. OrCam is a sensor that sees what is in front of you, understands what information you seek and provides it to you through a bone-conduction earpiece.
And, much like the Google Glass, the sensor and camera are placed on top of the glasses to detect your view and gestures.
Fring was born out to change the way people socialize on the go, calling and talking, messaging and chatting.