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Yerushalayim Mayor Visits the Bizmax Chareidi Hub

Mayor of Yerushalayim Nir Barkat visited Bizmax, the first chareidi hub for entrepreneurs. The visit comes as part of the Yerushalayim Municipality’s commitment to developing chareidi entrepreneurship in the city.…

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GM President Seeking Out Israeli Tech, Report Says

Dan Ammann, the president of General Motors, recently visited Israel in a trip that was not publicized, Yisrael Hayom reported. Ammann came to inspect GM’s operations in Israel, and to…

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Uber Facing Federal Probe on Allegations of Espionage

Federal prosecutors are investigating allegations that Uber deployed an espionage team to plunder trade secrets from its rivals, triggering a delay in a high-profile trial over whether the beleaguered ride-hailing…

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Germany Bans Children’s Smart Watches With Listening App

German regulators have banned certain types of smartwatches marketed to children, saying the devices have been used to listen in on school classrooms and run afoul of Germany’s surveillance restrictions.…

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Minister Wary of Washington’s Next Peace Plan

Obama-era tensions may return in the Trump era, if Science and Technology Minister Ofir Akunis’s comments on Thursday are any indication. On the eve of a trip to the U.S.,…

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Israeli Start-Up Sues Apple Over Patent Infringement

An Israeli start-up called Corephotonics is suing Apple over patent infringement, claiming that the tech giant used its patented dual camera technology for mobile devices in its iPhone 7 and…

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Autonomous Cars Head for the Big Apple

Autonomous vehicles are already navigating the verdant hills of Pittsburgh and the pitched avenues of San Francisco. They may soon be tested by the chaos of Manhattan, where pedestrians, taxis,…

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Alibaba to Open R&D Center in Israel

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is planning to open seven research and development centers around the world – one of them in Israel, according to a report by Reuters. The company…

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IAF Envisions 3-D Print-a-Plane

The Israeli Air Force is planning to introduce the 3-D printing of airplane parts, in order to reduce dependence on foreign suppliers and enable the military to repair and replace…

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Yahoo Must Face Litigation by Data-Breach Victims

Yahoo must face nationwide litigation brought on behalf of well over one billion users who said their personal information was compromised in three massive data breaches, a federal judge ruled.…

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Report: Lenovo Next to Open R&D Center in Israel

Legend Holdings, the majority stakeholder in Lenovo, the giant Chinese computer maker, plans on investing in Israel, said Economy Minister Eli Cohen. Among the activities the company is planning is…

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