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In the shadow of Tel Aviv, Ramallah's young tech scene takes flight

A tech sector largely fueled by low-level outsourcing work is starting to see its own startups thrive. We made a stop there on CNET Road Trip.

By September 18, 2015


Comcast challenges YouTube with Watchable video service

The cable provider's new service puts digital stars side by side with regular TV.

By September 29, 2015


In tiny Israel, startups reach for global success

For years, most Israeli startup founders defined success as a quick sale to a bigger company. Now, they see a chance to build a lasting business.

By September 15, 2015


Bringing the past into high-resolution view

For Road Trip 2015, CNET takes a look at the tech revolution helping historians in Israel reveal more about our past.

By September 3, 2015


Google's Waze fuels up carpooling alternative

Navigation app Waze launches a pilot carpooling service -- called RideWith -- in Israel, even as similar carpooling and ride-sharing apps face scrutiny from regulators.

By July 6, 2015


GetTaxi becomes Gett, starts ordering takeaways, plumbers and massages

The taxi app and Uber rival rebrands, and will also let you order a variety of third-party services.

By April 28, 2015


Waze to share traffic data with governments

A new plan called "Connected Citizens" will give real-time anonymized crowdsourced traffic data to government departments.

By October 2, 2014


No black art to the Blackphone's quest for smartphone privacy

While Blackphone sales are off to a lukewarm start, our hands-on with the privacy-obsessed smartphone finds that it simplifies staying secure on the go.

By September 29, 2014


Beautiful art made from bacteria, rat liver cells

An artist and a scientist team up to make striking patterns, self-portraits, and other paintings using a most unlikely medium, "tiny, tiny living things."

By September 11, 2014


IRS calling? Nope. It's a scam

CNET's Charlie Cooper got a call one day from the IRS -- or so the caller claimed. But it was an all too common social-engineering scam. And you could be next.

By August 31, 2014