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CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Sept. 29, 2022

CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Sept. 29, 2022 Guesty continues shopping spree with acquisition of hospitality software companies Kigo and HiRUM. The Israeli property management platform, which raised $170 million last month, has made th

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This Week’s Sanity Report for Israel New Year Sept. 25, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report for Israel New Year Sept. 25, 2022 n recent weeks newsletter readers cannot fail to have noticed that Israel has been calling out to the world to adopt the many life-changing and life-saving innovations that its citizens ha

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Sept. 21, 2022

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Sept. 21, 2022 Google acquires Israeli climatech startup BreezoMeter for over $200 million. The Israeli startup aims to monitor air quality and improve people’s health by using atmospheric data that i

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We Are Back: This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 19, 2022

We Are Back: This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 19, 2022 Two prominent themes in this week’s positive Israel newsletter are sustainable Israeli food technology and more life-changing innovations from the minds of Israelis. Following l

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Innovation & Technology News Sept. 7, 2022

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Innovation & Technology News Sept. 7, 2022 Spot.io founders raise $28M for secret cyber startup two years after $450M exit. Former Spot CEO Amiram Shachar recently founded a new cybersecurity company named Upwind alongs

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Sept. 1, 2022

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Sept. 1, 2022   Insurtech startup Fairmatic raises $42 million to innovate commercial auto insurance. The company, co-founded and headed by Israeli Jonathan Matus, has developed AI-powered risk and p

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CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Aug. 18, 2022

CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Aug. 18, 2022   DriveNets secures $262 million Series C at over $2.5 billion valuation. The Israeli company offers communications service providers (CSPs) and cloud providers a new way to build netw

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Aug. 12, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Aug. 12, 2022 Wix announces $150 million cost-cutting plan as bragging backfires. Just three months ago the company’s CEO boasted on social media that the only cuts he will be making will

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 7, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 7, 2022 Although many Israelis will not be eating today (Fast of 9th Av), much of the news in this week’s positive Israel newsletter relates to Israel’s agricultural innovations. One product to

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Aug. 5, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Aug. 5, 2022   Talon Cyber Security announces $100 million Series A for secure enterprise browser. The Israeli startup’s browser simplifies endpoint security by serving as a secure access

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 31, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 31, 2022 The highlights include: Tel Aviv’s new hi-tech Emergency Room is the largest in the world. All 450,000+ Israeli citizens over 75 receive free public transport. Take a ride in Haifa’s new cable

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News July 29, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News July 29, 2022 The circle of life: Soluto died, but Israeli high-tech feeds off it. A rare peek behind the scenes of the high-tech crisis. The day after the sudden announcement of its closure, Cal

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 24, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 24, 2022 So many “historic” events in this week’s newsletter. Israeli scientists continue to develop treatments that will confine today’s killer diseases and infections to the histor

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News July 22, 2022

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News July 22, 2022 Bizzabo raising down round led by Insight at significantly lower $200 million valuation. The event planning platform is raising $35 million at a valuation around 30% lower th

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News July 15, 2022

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News July 15, 2022   “Almost all Israel’s cyber giants will lay off employees this summer.” Yoav Leitersdorf, Managing Partner at YL Ventures, the world’s largest c

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Israeli study: Chemical heals wounds twice as fast, could be antibiotic alternative

Researchers say ointment could become standard medication, but long path ahead; chemical ‘jams’ communication between bacteria at injury site, making healing easier

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 10, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 10, 2022 It may be the start of the summer holidays, but the busy pace of Israel’s positive activities remains at the highest level. Israeli scientists and medics have been busy kick-starting the immu

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News July 7, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News July 7, 2022 Insurtech unicorn Next Insurance nixes 17% of workforce. The company is laying off 150 employees, mostly in the U.S., explaining that “we must shift focus towards profitability.”

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Israeli-developed smart fabric uses electricity to fast-track repair of nerves

Silicone-based invention being tailored for human use after proving itself on rats; it wraps damaged nerves and electrically stimulates them using energy from light shone on skin

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News July 1, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News July 1, 2022 “Uncertainty for the public market and for investor sentiment is toxic.” Irit Kahan, Head of DTCP Israel, Growth Equity, was speaking on a panel with Yuval Cohen, Founder and Man

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News June 27, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News June 27, 2022 Jefferies opening office in Israel, President declares, “This is just the beginning.” Brian Friedman, President of the prestigious American investment bank Jefferies, is set

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 26, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 26, 2022 While the prospect of new elections in Israel leaves things somewhat up in the air, most Israelis are not taking a breather, but are reaching new heights in their efforts to create a cleaner and h

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News June 20, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News June 20, 2022 Fintech unicorn Pagaya to complete SPAC merger despite turmoil. The company, valued at $8.5 billion, is set to begin trading on Nasdaq later this week after shareholders of SPAC EJF

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 19, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 19, 2022 Israel and Israelis were bursting with oceans of energetic ideas, activities and projects this last week. It began with Israel, Egypt and the EU signing an agreement to bring Israeli natural gas vi

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 12, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 12, 2022 So many Israeli innovations and activities are designed to solve critical problems. This week’s newsletter includes Israeli solutions to diagnose autoimmune diseases, treat dry eye disease, p

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News “We are working on the sale of 20 startups, including unicorns.” Adv. Dan Shamgar, a consigliere to many of Israel’s high-tech startups, added that some companies are already runnin

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 6, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 6, 2022 Israel is like a powerful magnet, attracting global demand for its innovations and assistance.  The European Union is negotiating for Israeli natural gas. Israel is partnering Greece for innovation

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 29, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 29, 2022 the highlights include: Israeli Virtual Reality can save hundreds of thousands of lives. Israeli innovation features at four major international conferences. Onwards and upwards for Israel’s susta

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News May 19, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News May 19, 2022 Masterschool announces $100 million Seed round to build network of tech career-training schools. The Israeli company, which had been bootstrapped since its founding in 2019, has deve

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 15, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 15, 2022 Another action-packed week with Israelis saving untold numbers of lives with new stem cell treatments, 2-minute biopsies, innovative surgery, sensors to prevent drowning and under 3-minute responses

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News 5-13-22

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News 5-13-22 The global domino effect is shaking up high-tech complacency and is rapidly approaching Israel. The sharp declines in capital markets over the past month are changing the playing conditio

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News May 6, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News May 6, 2022 The 50 most promising Israeli startups – 2022. The high-tech market has cooled off, so in this year’s list of the 50 most promising Israeli startups we placed a special focus

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News April 27, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News April 27, 2022 Riverside.fm nets $35 million Series B for remote recording platform. The audio and video recording service is used in the broadcast media, entertainment, and tech spaces with capa

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CTECH: Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News April 13, 2022

CTECH: Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technology News April 13, 2022 OpenWeb acquiring advertising platform ADYOULIKE for $100 million. ADYOULIKE was launched in Paris in 2011 and works with over 4,000 brands, agencies, and publishers including The

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News April 6, 2022

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News April 6, 2022   Cybersecurity startup Coro secures $80 million for mid-market and SMB solution. The Israeli company’s SaaS solution helps protect the users, devices, email, and cloud applications

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 3,2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 3, 2022 Israelis continue to “run up” many more successes in trying to make the world a better place. Israel’s life-saving field hospital in Ukraine is now up and running. There are curre

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News Mar. 30, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News Mar. 30, 2022 Cyera raises $56 million Series A for cloud data security platform. The Israeli startup, founded 10 months ago, has developed a cloud-native data security platform that aims to ins

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CTECH: Latest Israeli technology and Innovation News Mar. 24, 2022

CTECH: Latest Israeli technology and Innovation News Mar. 24, 2022 Mind the Tech London 2022 Shlomo Kramer: “Governments will need to increase their cybersecurity budgets.” The Cato Networks CEO and former co-founder of Check Point was speaking at Cal

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CTECH PURIM Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH PURIM Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   What’s in store for the markets in 2022? VCs weigh in with some predictions. With fluctuating valuations, IPOs, acqui-hiring, and rising inflation, what can investors expect in 2022

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News Cybersecurity startup Axonius raises $200 million at $2.6 billion valuation. The Israeli company said it could be ready for an initial public offering within two years. Read more Israel’s high

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 6, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 6, 2022 The news that Israel’s Prime Minister reached out on the holy Sabbath to try to mediate the Ukraine conflict, came too late for my newsletter. However, Israelis have been reaching out all thi

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Feb. 28, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Feb. 28, 2022 Russia-Ukraine conflict presenting Israeli tech with real-world challenges. While the world’s eyes are glued to the news, Israeli high-tech companies with centers in the Ukraine a

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 27, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 27, 2022 While most of us may be catching our breath at this difficult time, Israel continues to breathe new life into its positive activities. In medicine this includes a portable device for lung function

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 20, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 20, 2022 Israel is truly growing up in its role as a major benefit to the world. Its relations with Arab states grows each week, with Israel’s Prime Minister arriving in Bahrain, Egypt’s Preside

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovations News

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovations News Exodigo digs up $29 million in Seed funding for 3D subsurface imaging platform. The Israeli startup’s platform can create a digital geolocated, 3D map of buried assets – from man-made pipes

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CTECH: Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technolgy News Feb. 14, 2022

CTECH: Israel’s Latest Innovation and Technolgy News Feb. 14, 2022 Have tech companies gone too far with exorbitant perks to attract employees? The expensive parties, trips abroad, and other perks at tech companies are causing more and more discomfo

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CTECH The Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News

CTECH The Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Pecan AI raises $66 million from Insight Partners, Google, to automate predictive analytics. The Israeli startup’s proprietary AI algorithms optimize and train predictive models to get effective re

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How did Israeli tech do so well during a pandemic?

A unique attitude to business and life enabled Israeli high-tech to reach new heights at a difficult time for the whole world.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 30, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 30, 2022 Things are really looking up in Israel.  This week’s newsletter includes medical technology to diagnose brain disease by looking in the eye. And the latest statistics show that more Israelis

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Jan. 26, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Jan. 26, 2022 Hunters raises $68 million Series C, taking funding to nearly $100 million in five months. The Israeli cybersecurity startup is developing a POC platform designed to protect organiz

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Jan. 19, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Innovation and Technology News Jan. 19, 2022   Israel police uses NSO’s Pegasus to spy on citizens. Mayors, leaders of political protests against former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and former governmental employe

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News Jan. 12, 2022

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News Jan. 12, 2022   Pentera becomes Israel’s latest cybersecurity unicorn with $150 million Series C. The company, formerly known as Pcysys, was valued at $1 billion in its latest round. Read

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 9, 2022

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 9, 2022 Israel has just re-opened its gates to overseas visitors who can once again experience the Start-up / Scale-up Nation at first hand. Those who are not yet ready to travel can read here about the 

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4 Israeli Innovations Among TIME Magazine's 100 Best Inventions Of 2021

TIME magazine selects 4 Israeli inventions for its annual 100 Best Inventions of 2021 list - from a digital reader to smart road tech.

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Israel Tests ‘Breakthrough’ Airborne Laser Defense System to Take Down Drones

A drone downed by the Israeli laser defense system in a test. Photo: Ministry of Defense Spokesperson’s Office Israel has …

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Waycare Taps AI To Increase Traffic Safety, Reduce Time On Roads

Waycare recently partnered with Netivei Ayalon to provide AI-powered safety insights and proactive traffic management on the Ayalon highway.

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Fast Company Lists 7 Israeli Companies Among World's 'Most Innovative' In 2021

US business magazine Fast Company listed over 460 companies and organizations across 29 countries, including 7 Israeli companies.

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Baby Tech: 9 Israeli Innovations Reinventing Pregnancy And Infant Care

From at-home scans and breastmilk kits, to using AI for IVF, Israeli companies are offering vital services to new and expecting parents, and caregivers.

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In first, Haifa man regains his vision after getting artificial cornea implant

Jamal Furani, 78, is the first person implanted with CorNeat's product; after operation, he could read text and recognize family members, startup says

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Israeli Researchers Find Genetic Mutation That May Pave Way For Autism Drugs

New research led by Hebrew University Professor Sagiv Shifman studied the effects of POGZ, a gene associated with autism.

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6 Israeli Devices And Gadgets That Will Make Our Lives Smarter In 2021

NoCamels scanned the internet to find Israeli smart devices and gadgets (and some home-based medical kits) that are making our lives better.

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Tech: Why innovation isn’t happening over Zoom

Online collaboration tools are full of friction that inhibit the exchange of ideas; they don't facilitate collaboration and invention the way face-to-face contact does.

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Stem cell treatment 'freezes' MS, lets some walk again, Jerusalem study finds

Small study saw improvement in 73% of multiple sclerosis patients who got spinal injection containing treatment made from their own cells; larger trials now planned

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Israeli EdTech Firm Helps Universities Worldwide With Remote Learning

Ex Libris already had a strong remote learning presence in higher education when the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

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5 Israeli Innovations Feature On TIME’s 100 Best Inventions Of 2020

TIME magazine selects 5 Israeli inventions for its annual 100 Best Inventions of 2020 list - from an automated beehive to sugar tech.

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9 Israeli Companies Among Top 100 Emerging Market 'Tech Challengers'

These 'tech challengers' are driving the next generation of innovation in emerging markets, says a new Boston Consulting Group report.

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How Israeli Tech Protects World’s Most Scarce, Essential Resource: Water

Israeli company BlueGreen Water Technologies is treating lakes and other bodies of water worldwide for harmful algae blooms.

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Clinical Trial For Israeli COVID-19 Vaccine Gets Underway

Segev Harel, 26, from northern Israel, becomes the first Israeli volunteer to get the coronavirus vaccine developed by the Israel Institute for Biological Research.

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Israeli Scientist's New Alzheimer's Treatment To Head For Clinical Trial

If the Alzheimer's treatment is successful, it could be a game-changer for the disorder, modifying its course and preventing its progression.

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This Startup Raised $37 Million To Make Going To The Dentist Fun

Tend is tackling the staid dentistry industry by focusing on patient hospitality.

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Israel: Early Results For COVID-19 Trial With Antibody Drug Show 90% Improvement Rate

The trial involves 12 hospitalized but non-ventilated COVID-19 patients with pneumonia; 11 of them have been discharged, Kamada says.

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Israel: Urban Aeronautics To Develop Emergency Response Flying Vehicle With Hatzolah Air

Flying vehicles have been called the future of urban transportation in the smart mobility sector, with companies like Amazon, Tesla, and Boeing creating some of the most cutting-edge flying car technologies — from delivery drones to all-electric passenger aircraft.

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Existing drug may downgrade COVID threat to common cold level -- Jerusalem study | The Times of Israel

Hebrew University professor says he's worked out what makes the raging virus so vicious, and how to fix it using an anti-cholesterol med; no human testing done yet

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Their best shots: Israeli efforts to invent a coronavirus vaccine, explained

With healthy hamsters and happy politicians, the Jewish state's research is going full steam ahead, and boasting of a breakthrough

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Tel Aviv, Jerusalem Rank 6th In New Global Startup Ecosystem Report

This is the first time Tel Aviv and Jerusalem were ranked together due to their geographical proximity. | NoCamels

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Israel and UAE to Cooperate in Fight Against Coronavirus

An Etihad Airways plane is seen on the tarmac after landing at Ben-Gurion International Airport, near Tel Aviv, Israel, June …

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Israeli doctors to blast bacteria into orbit, readying for space-based medicine

Scientists will send experiments into space, including a capsule of E. coli, with the hope of overcoming antibiotic-resistant germs and to prepare for space travelers getting sick

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Israeli Lab: Antiviral Drugs For Genetic Disease May Work Against Coronavirus

Researchers at the Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) say that a combination of two existing antiviral drugs for Gaucher disease appear to inhibit the growth of SARS CoV-2.

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Israeli scientists think they know why virus is severe for some, mild for others

Hoping to point way to drug therapy, Weizmann team says it found cells called in to fight coronavirus in lungs may actually worsen disease, sparking 'storm' that can lead to death

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Israeli Researchers Develop Tech That Turns Tap Water Into A Strong Disinfectant

Researchers at Bar Ilan University say their method produces water-based, environmentally safe disinfectants that can kill bacteria and viruses, including coronaviruses.

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Israeli Bio-Defense Lab Says It Found An Antibody That 'Neutralizes' The Coronavirus | Health News

The Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) announced that it completed a 'groundbreaking scientific development' toward a potential COVID-19 treatment.

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Microsoft to buy Israeli cybersecurity startup CyberX

The U.S. software giant is expected to pay $165 million for the internet of things cybersecurity platform company

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Israeli Initiative Taps Into Global 'Maker Army' For Tech-Driven COVID-19 Solutions

Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM) is leveraging its vast network of tech talent to develop and manufacture affordable products to provide much-relief during the pandemic. | NoCamels

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Independence Day: 72 Israeli Technologies Fighting COVID-19 | Health News

Israel is home to close to 200 startups and companies with wide-ranging solutions to offer in the battle against the disease, not to mention the dozens of scientific initiatives.

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Israel: Touch free access for games and elevators in a post-Covid world

Israeli startup Sonarax is ready for a touchless new world with its ready-to-install ultrasonic data-transmission technology.

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Israeli Team Developing Coronavirus Vaccine Raises $12M For New Startup, To Begin Summer Trials

The new company, MigVax, is an affiliate of The Migal Galilee Research Institute and will pioneer the effort to develop the vaccine.

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Israeli researchers say they can make disinfectant from tap water

Bar-Ilan researchers electrify water to produce hypo chloric acid at defined level of acidity; patented method has not been published in science journal or subject to peer review

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Israeli innovators want to help Africans breathe through COVID-19

Medics and engineers can make ventilators with basic parts costing $500 and a downloaded blueprint designed in Israel

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Less travel, more talk: Startups use analytics to gauge virus impact | The Times of Israel

Israeli tech companies Moovit, Zencity, Tastewise use their tools to measure coronavirus effects on transportation, online sentiment, nutrition trends

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New Israeli App Alerts Users If They've Been Exposed To Coronavirus

Track Virus crosschecks a user's paths with those of confirmed COVID-19 patients as listed by the Health Ministry.

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14 Israeli Companies Among Fast Company's 'Most Innovative' Firms In 2020

The US business magazine listed over 400 companies and organizations across 44 sectors and regions.

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Fake images can fool autonomous cars, posing risks, Israeli researchers warn

Attackers could use cheap consumer drones to project fleeting images onto roadways, fooling Tesla and Mobileye navigation systems and causing havoc, says Ben-Gurion University team

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Israeli startups are greasing the wheels of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

How did a tiny country without a significant manufacturing sector become so important to the Fourth Industrial Revolution – and how will that help us all?

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This Israeli tech helped 'grandpa' stop spilling his drink

72-year-old Will Irwin, the CEO and owner of a NY-based telemedicine firm, stopped trembling in his left hand after treatment with tech developed by Israel's Insightec

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The top 10 tech trends for 2020 - ISRAEL21c

What sectors will be disruptive and actionable in the coming year? OurCrowd experts share predictions and name Israeli firms advancing these fields.

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WATCH: Israel Unleashes New Laser Weapon That Shoots Down Drones

A military defense company in Israeli released video this week that shows off a new laser weapon that it has developed that is able to shoot down small drones, which are increasing terror threat in many parts of the world. Rafael Advanced Defense Systems

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Israeli Startup Helps Visually Impaired Navigate Indoor Spaces | Technology News

Founded in 2015, RighHear works in over 1,000 locations worldwide, mapping malls, hospitals, museums and universities to make them accessible.

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Israeli researchers find method to convert carbon-containing waste to gas

Carbon-containing waste has presented an increasingly problematic challenge for industrialized societies

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Migraine-Zapping Device Developed By Israeli Biomedical Firm Offers Hope For Sufferers

Founded in 2016, Theranica developed a wearable device that uses smartphone-controlled electrical pulses to create a Conditioned Pain Modulation (CPM) response.

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7 Israeli Initiatives Embracing High-Tech For Holocaust Education And Remembrance

Forty-nine delegations from countries across North America, Europe, and Asia are set to converge in Jerusalem on Thursday for the Fifth World Holocaust Forum organized by the World Holocaust Forum

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Boeing Eyes Israeli Company’s Patented Propulsion Tech For ‘Flying Vehicles’

The American aerospace multinational signed an agreement with Tactical Robotics, a subsidiary of Urban Aeronautics, to explore opportunities to develop and market its patented tech for light aircraft.

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Harvard Study: Israeli Startup's AI Tech Reduces Medical Errors, Can Save Millions | Health News

Israeli startup MedAware leverages big data and complex machine learning algorithms to analyze electronic medical records and detect and eliminate catastrophic medication errors.

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Celebrating a decade of life-changing Israeli inventions

From Waze to cancer-busting nano-ghost cells and 3-D printed hearts, The Times of Israel takes a dive into tech that helps us get where we're going and keeps us safe and healthy

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Israeli team uses silicon chip to deliver Alzheimer's-busting protein to brain

In Technion, Bar-Ilan trials, nanochip ferries 'neural growth factor' -- which combats neurodegenerative diseases -- and releases it where needed, overcoming blood-brain barrier

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7 Smart Business Ideas You'll Wish You'd Thought of First--and the Companies That Did

These startups came up with unique business models--and they turned out to be wildly lucrative.

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Water detected on potentially 'habitable' exoplanet for first time, scientists say

Scientists have detected water vapor in the atmosphere of a “super-Earth” exoplanet with potentially habitable temperatures. The discovery, which is being touted as a milestone, could have major implications in the search for life outside the Solar System

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LinkedIn CEO Says Tech Regulation Risks Stifling Innovation - Bloomberg

The combative relationship between Silicon Valley and global regulators has been at the center of attention for much of the past two years. Technology companies like Facebook Inc. and Google have drawn ire from lawmakers who say they may be abusing their

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Ride & Fly: US-Israeli Startup To Begin Testing Flying Vehicle In 2020

New Future Transportation, based in California and with an R&D center in Israel, recently unveiled the design of its electric, autonomous flying vehicle, the Aska. | NoCamels

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Israeli startup uses ultrasound waves to reduce Parkinson’s tremors | The Times of Israel

Tirat Carmel, Israel-based Insightec got FDA nod in 2016 after clinical study showed treatment is effective and safe

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539 multinationals operate in Israel, view nation as go-to place for ideas

Report by industry tracker maps activities of global firms and tracks evolution of their activities in Startup Nation

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Strong Start: Israeli Companies Raise $1.55B In 1st Quarter Of 2019 | Technology News

A new IVC and ZAG-S&W report says this year's first three months were marked by an increase in later-stage deals. | NoCamels

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This millennial's company makes millions buying from Walmart and reselling on Amazon

How a 30-year-old was able to flip products from Walmart's clearance aisles on Amazon to the tune of $6 million a year.

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5 Simple Ways to Identify Business Ideas That Could (Really) Change the World

Want to come up with a world-changing business idea? First step, think locally. What exactly does your community need?

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Facebook Acquires Israeli Messaging Platform Startup Redkix For $100M | Technology News

The Israeli company will join Workplace by Facebook, the tech giant's answer to popular collaboration service Slack.

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Former Israeli soldiers use AI to wage war on convenience store lines

We spend two years of our lives waiting in lines. Enough is enough! Trigo Vision, an AI startup with a team of warriors at the helm, is here to kill queues.

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The comic book artists that fuelled a century of science innovation

In 1905, Scientific American ran an intriguing advertisement from the Electro Importing company. “Everything for the Experimenter,” it boasted. “We give you the opportunity to tick yourself up to the head of a future wireless telegraph company as di

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How 2 former college roommates are helping people to get cheap lunches with their MealPal app

Mary Biggins and Katie Ghelli launched MealPal in New York last year. It has been backed with $35 million (£26 million)

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This Startup Wants to Neutralize Your Phone—and Un-change the World

Yondr restricts smartphone use in places where the people in charge don’t want it. But in allowing this, we may be compromising something about ourselves.

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The best ideas show up after the dip - walter vandervelde

If there is one word that has been hot in the business world the last few years, then it is creativity. We like to state with alacrity how important we think it is. A life necessity even, in these...

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The best ideas show up after the dip

In the last decennia, the process of change has been speeding up exponentially. And still, as an organisation, you want to be a step ahead of both market and competition. Sure, creative thinking will...

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The best ideas show up after the dip

Not that long ago, a somewhat mysterious cloud shrouded creativity on the work floor. Everybody seemed to have their own definition and understanding of the word. The connotation with more artistic...

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What #Babies Know About Physics and Foreign Languages

Our kids don’t need to be taught in order to learn.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Why Managers Are So Bad at Recognizing Good Ideas - The Atlantic

In most settings, criticism tends to dominate. For any idea or book or movie or what have you, the question that people discuss is what’s wrong with it, why it didn’t live up to expectations.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Get the last bit of shampoo out of the bottle with this relieving invention

Researchers from The Ohio State University are on a mission to remove one tiny frustration from our lives with their latest invention.

Business & Finance | Business

The Workplace Of The Future: Brought To You By Art, Education, Travel, And Startups | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

For offices to be places that young people want to work, companies need to look outside the business world for design ideas.

History | HISTORY

What Was the Greatest Era for Innovation? A Brief Guided Tour - NYTimes.com

Which was a more important innovation: indoor plumbing, jet air travel or mobile phones?

Business & Finance | Business

This young director is helping one of the world's biggest media agencies to engage with startups

Hannah Blake is open innovation director at MEC Global, which employs 5,000 people worldwide and sits under the WPP umbrella.

News | Israel

Israel Goes Underground For Protection

Israel has an underground hospital and is building an underground blood bank. Israel's enemies have been allowed to point thousands of destructive rockets at her.

Science & Technology | Technology

Samsung makes big trucks transparent in the name of road safety

Back in 2009, Russian design house Art Lebedev introduced the dramatically titled Transparentius concept for improving road safety. It was remarkably simple: put a camera on the front of large,...

Business & Finance | Business

This Pizza Hut box turns into a movie projector | The Verge

Pizza Hut thinks it can do more than just bring food to your front door. It wants to deliver your entertainment for the evening, too. At least, that's the case in Hong Kong, where the pizza chain...

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

7 Takeaways for Senior Talent Leaders from the White House Upskill Summit

In late April, nearly 200 employers, labor leaders, foundations, nonprofits, educators, workforce leaders, and technologists came together at the White House Upskill Summit, dedicated to helping develop and promote frontline employees.  

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Collaborative Economy Honeycomb 2 –Watch it Grow | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Digital Business

Business & Finance | Business

A Kickstarter-Like Program From Adobe Funds Employee Projects | Re/code

Under the program, known as Kickbox, workers have only to raise their hand and they are given customized red boxes, each of which includes a prepaid credit card and other tools designed to help turn an idea into a shippable product.

Science & Technology | Tech

The man who brought us the lithium-ion battery at the age of 57 has an idea for a new one at 92 - Quartz

AUSTIN, TEXAS—The chances are you have never heard of—nor, until looking at this page, ever seen—John Bannister Goodenough. But you know his work. In fact, you almost certainly own some. Consider the last six or seven decades of technological and s

Politics | From the HuffPost

The Last Generation of Kids That Played Outside | Nate Hanson

Consider the iPad -- The iPad was invented and built by grownups who had to play outside when they were kids. Fast forward to this current generation where the majority of kids sit inside staring at... an iPad....

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

How To Know If Your Dumb Idea Will Change The World | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

Box SVP Sam Schillace shares how he quickly and cheaply experimented on an app no one wanted--that became the basis for Google Docs.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

11-Year-Old Makes An Unbreakable, Spill-Proof Cup For Her Ailing Grandfather

When Lily Born noticed her grandfather, who suffers from Parkinson's, was spilling his drinks, she decided to design him a better cup. The young...

News | Interesting Links

Documentary Orchestra without Conductor from 1972 - New York

Documentary Orchestra without Conductor from 1972 - New York