Technology


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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China: U.S. Trade Probe Would Violate International Rules

China criticized President Donald Trump’s order for a possible U.S. trade investigation of Beijing’s technology policies as a violation of global rules and said Tuesday it will “resolutely safeguard” Chinese…

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Another Giant Exit: Plarium Fetches $500M Cash

For the second time in a week, a major deal involving a veteran Israeli technology firm has netted its local owners hundreds of millions of dollars. On Thursday, Australia’s Aristocrat…

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Microsoft to Build New Campus in Israel

Microsoft plans to build a 43,000-square meter campus in Israel — the company’s biggest anywhere in the world. The campus will bring together all of Microsoft’s Israeli assets in one…

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Drip Irrigation Pioneer Netafim Sold for $1.5B

Netafim, an Israeli company that was at the forefront of the “green revolution” around the world, is being bought out by Mexichem, a Mexican firm that manufactures plastics and petrochemicals.…

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