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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Israeli tech startups raise a record $5.37 billion in first quarter of 2021. The total sum raised in the quarter increased by 89% compared to the fourth quarter of last year and was

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 12, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 12, 2021 Due to the Passover festival and additional circumstances, the newsletter is shorter than usual. Apologies if I have omitted any articles sent to me recently. I wiill try to include them in a subs

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News Kaltura’s Nasdaq IPO called off due to low demand. The Israeli company had intended to go public at a $2 billion valuation. Is Israeli tech losing its shine on Nasdaq? Read more Next

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CTECH – The Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – The Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News   Israeli cybersecurity startup Orca achieves unicorn status with $210 million series C. “The way to become the biggest cloud security company is to be out there and that is expens

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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News Fast-charging battery startup StoreDot closing on $3.5 billion SPAC merger. StoreDot’s batteries can currently be used to power drones, electric motorcycles and scooters, and the Israeli co

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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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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 14, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 14, 2021This week’s positive Israel newsletter is full of Israeli innovations and activities that benefit the planet. They include positive coronavirus vaccination information, Covid-19 treatments an

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News Women’s Day 2021 | “They have this image of a successful entrepreneur… and then along comes a woman.” CTech spoke with 10 women in the VC space to learn some of the ways th

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 7, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 7, 2021 Well over half of Israeli citizens have now received at least one vaccination against Covid-19. This milestone coincided with Israelis celebrating International Women’s Day and the Jewish Fes

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CTECH – The Latest Israel Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – The Latest Israel Technology and Innovation News   Three young cyber companies are about to join Israel’s stable of unicorns. The oldest of the companies eyeing a billion-dollar valuation has been around for less than three years. Rea

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This Weeks Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 28, 2021

This Weeks Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 28, 2021 Dozens of Israeli innovations, products and programs were launched in the two weeks since the last newsletter. Even the very first VeryGoodNewsIsrael zoom presentation. But the important launches included

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CTECH – The Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – The Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News   Waze CEO on his decision to leave Google: “I was just worn down by the nature of the beast.” The CEO shares a personal and critical post about what led him to leave the world of Co

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 15, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 15, 2021   The highlights include: Israel’s latest Covid-19 treatment has received worldwide acclaim. Two Israeli innovations could see the end to invasive biopsies. An Israeli hi-tech training NGO gives

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CTECH – The Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – The Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News   Israel’s 2021 Cyber landscape: Which sector will the new unicorns emerge from? 120 companies from 14 industry sectors made it into Glilot Capital Partners and IVC’s Israeli Cyberse

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   eToro’s CIO: GameStop is not the story, but rather the rise of a new generation of investors. “We shouldn’t be asking how this will end, but instead, realize that this is only

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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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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 1, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 1, 2021 The highlights include: Almost one third of Israelis have received their first vaccination against Covid-19. Breakthrough Israeli alternative to antibiotics gets European funding. Israeli voice tech

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Taboola signs deal to go public on NYSE via a SPAC at $2.5-3 billion valuation. Four months after the planned merger with Outbrain fell through, Taboola CEO confirmed the Israeli co

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 24, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 24, 2021 The scourge of Covid-19 is hopefully on the way out as the world publicizes the news that Israel’s mass vaccination program is working. In other news, Israeli medical innovations are showing

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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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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Meet the Israeli company that has ballooned to a valuation of $1.4 billion despite nano-sized sales. 3D printer company Nano Dimension barely has any revenue, but it has completed n

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 17, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 17, 2021 Scientists used to think that there were only 4 elements – earth, air, fire and water. Israeli scientists fighting cancer and Covid show in this week’s newsletter that it’s  much

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CTECH Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News     HR Post Covid | Post-pandemic, WeWork used Data-driven insights to determine the Future of Work. As Covid-19 closed offices around the world, shared office space company WeWork had s

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 10, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 10, 2021 The incredible pace of anti-Covid vaccination is fueling a surge of optimism and (despite the lockdown) positive activity amongst Israelis – literally a “shot in the arm”. All ove

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Check Point reveals leap in cyberattacks on Israeli medical facilities toward end of 2020. Medical facilities have become a target for cybercriminals during the pandemic; in Israel

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 3, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 3, 2021 The new calendar year opens with Israelis constantly renewing. The vaccination of over a million Israelis in just two weeks brings renewed hope of an eventual return to normal life. Israeli medical

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   “Google’s acquisition of Waze gave birth to 50 other Israeli unicorns.” Israel currently boasts around 10% of the world’s unicorns and Waze founder and seria

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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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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 27, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 27, 2020 Despite the latest lockdown, the air in Israel is full of the sound of citizens celebrating their first vaccinations against the coronavirus. Hopes are high that the end of this airborn pandemic is

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Opinion | Israel is missing Covid-19’s biggest opportunity. The government should have set a goal to get thousands of business leaders, entrepreneurs, engineers, brilliant min

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 20, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 20, 2020 So many of Israel’s latest innovations and activities can only be described as “brilliant”. Medical research discoveries, devices and treatments;  social and humanitarian work; s

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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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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Qumra Capital closes third growth fund at $260 million. Qumra is the first growth fund set up in Israel and has invested in 15 Israeli companies to date, including Fiverr and JFrog,

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 13, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 13, 2020 This week’s Israeli news was ablaze with the arrival of Covid-19 vaccines, peace with Morocco, and new Israeli medical treatments for MS, stroke and dementia. The future is bright thanks to I

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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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  CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News Going Bust: Adam Neumann is a symbol of the cash-bloated startups era. Neumann is a result of too much ambition colliding with too much money, says author of the Israeli entrepreneu

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 6, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 6, 2020   The inspiration for this week’s “enabling” theme is the election of an Israeli with muscular dystrophy to the top UN committee on disability rights. Meanwhile, Israel’

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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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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News SPECIAL PROJECT | Most important Gateways to Israeli Tech – 2021. CTech’s guide to the most significant gateways and decision-makers in Israeli tech across a variety of sectors

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 29, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 29, 2020 It is certainly refreshing to see so many Israeli innovations that benefit the environment and agriculture in this week’s positive Israel newsletter. They include a new Israeli agricultural i

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CTECH - Israel's Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News Salesforce invests in Israel’s AppsFlyer at $2 billion valuation. Israeli startup’s $210 million round D was led by General Atlantic. Read more Insurtech startup Hippo secures

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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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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Mind The Tech 2020 | Covid-19 is a dream for the cyber sector, say Transmit Security executives. Joining Calcalist and CTech’s Meir Orbach at Mind The Tech NY 2020, Mickey Boodaei

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 15, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 15, 2020 A huge amount of thought goes into Israeli innovations, as can be seen in this week’s newsletter. Mental health is the focus of several medical innovations. The other medical achievements are

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CTECH - Israel's Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News Thousands of Israelis risk being blackmailed after network of sexual meetup sites is breached. Shady websites offering dating and hookup services leaked personal, financial, and in some ca

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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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CTECH - Israel's Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News 1,000 people solve a tech riddle for a chance to work for eBay in Israel. The tech giant posted a test on its homepage to help it recruit new developers, in one day 1,000 candidates compet

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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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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 1, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 1, 2020 The vision of Israel’s innovators brings tomorrow’s dreams much closer to today’s world. This week’s newsletter includes visual innovations such as an eye-tracking app to red

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News SimilarWeb raises $120 million in latest round. The company takes its total fundraising to $240 million and plans on using new funds to speed up record growth. Read more Salto raises $27 m

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CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News Facebook unveils Tel Aviv-developed Instagram Lite. Five years after launching Facebook Lite, social media giant is bringing Instagram to the developing world. Read more Eyeclick’s ‘Ob

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CTECH - Israel's latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Israeli arms and defense companies invited to Abu Dhabi for Middle East’s largest exhibition of its kind. As part of the agreement, companies from the Gulf’s defense sector

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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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CTECH – Israel's Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News Israeli tech workers are in for a billion shekel payday. Despite pandemic woes, several thousand veteran tech professionals are seeing nice earnings from secondary stock sales. Read more C

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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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CTECH - Israel's Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Interview | Nasdaq saw 10 times the IPOs it expected in 2020, says stock exchange president. Nelson Griggs, the president of the Nasdaq stock exchange, expected the number of IPOs w

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CTECH - Israel's Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Israeli judge accuses Twitter of sexism, orders it to pay expenses in sexual harassment case. Twitter’s lawyers attacked journalist Linoy Bar Gefen’s alleged past sexual

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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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CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News   Interview | SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce talks about regulators’ role amid widespread uncertainty. Peirce believes financial innovation can ultimately decide who is included and who is

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CTECH - Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News 250 companies and $6.5 billion: An in-depth look at Israel’s healthtech industry. Israeli healthcare startups are no longer relying solely on technology, clinical data, or IP to generate value.

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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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CTECH - Israel's Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News U.K. anti-monopoly watchdog puts the brakes on Taboola-Outbrain merger. Newly published document finds that the deal requires further inquiry, but can the sides step back now? Read more Wo

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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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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel June 14, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 14, 2020 So much energy is going into the Israeli ecosystem at the moment. This includes non-stop development of Covid-19 treatments and defenses, plus new life-saving cardiology and neurology innovations,

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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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CTECH – Daily Briefs on Technology, Science, Industry in Israel

CTECH – Daily Briefs on Technology, Science, Industry in Israel Can a two-day workweek eradicate coronavirus? Researchers at Israel’s Weizmann Institute developed a model that demonstrates that a weekly cycle of two workdays and five lockdown days

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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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2010-2019: Highlights From A Decade Of World-Changing Israeli Innovations

The past 10 years brought new apps, devices and a huge rise in social media use. It brought better mobile connectivity, AI, cloud computing, hardware innovations, autonomous vehicles, and so much more

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Israeli migraine-busting device saluted as 2020 'game changer'

Netanya-based startup Theranica chosen in category of 'electro-charged therapeutics' by New York data firm CB Insights

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Israeli Tech Company Aims to Protect Vehicles From Hackers

SafeRide Technologies is working with major vehicle manufacturers to protect cars from hackers. Photo: Courtesy. Just like a smartphone or …

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Unlike Theranos, Israeli startup's blood test device 'delivers on promise' with FDA nod

Clearance follows US clinical trials that show Tel Aviv-based Sight Diagnostics' product can do complete blood count in minutes, with lab-like accuracy, using pinprick of blood

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Israeli algorithm aids safe landing if plane engine fails

Technion-Israel Institute of Technology developed software monitors a plane’s trajectory and guides it to the best alternative landing strip.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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

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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.

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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...

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Documentary Orchestra without Conductor from 1972 - New York

Documentary Orchestra without Conductor from 1972 - New York