Technology


Kahlon Promises Foreign Billions for High Tech

Israel’s sluggish high-tech industry can look forward to billions of dollars of investments from foreign companies in the near future, predicted Minister of Finance Moshe Kahlon, Globes reported on Sunday.…

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Snail Mail Getts Big Boost

The notoriously slow Israeli Postal Company will soon be speeded up, at least as far as packages go, Globes reported on Thursday. A deal between the IPS and Gett (formerly…

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Microsoft, Qualcomm, Citi Join Israeli Cyber Syndicate

Team8, founded by veterans of an elite Israeli intelligence unit to solve what they consider the world’s most pressing cybersecurity problems, welcomed Citigroup and the venture arms of Microsoft and…

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Nokia Sues Apple for Infringing Technology Patents

Finland’s Nokia Corp said on Wednesday it had sued Apple Inc, accusing the iPhone maker of violating 32 technology patents. Apple sued Acacia Research Corp and Conversant Intellectual Property Management…

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Study: Age Counts in High Tech Salary Race

Seniority counts in Israel’s high tech industry. The majority of workers in the industry are between age 25 and 45, although 8 percent are older than 45 as well. The…

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Police Bust Gang of High-Tech Car Thieves

After a lengthy investigation, police said they have arrested members of a gang from Arab neighborhoods of Yerushalayim who stole dozens of vehicles in the Yerushalayim area, worth millions of…

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Tech Exports Implode as Trade Deficit Balloons

A steep drop in high-tech exports was the most unsettling part of a growing trade deficit, Globes reported, citing the Central Bureau of Statistics’ latest update on Israel’s import-export figures,…

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African Visitors Impressed With Israeli Agri-Tech

Senior agricultural officials from ten African countries are in Israel to learn more about the country’s “green miracle.” Many of the officials are from Muslim countries in central and west…

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World Gets First Look at Israeli Border Technology

Israel isn’t the only country with border infiltration problems, and those countries will no doubt be taking a good look at Elbit’s new surveillance system, at its debut in Tel…

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New Computer Glitch Delays United Airlines Flights

Thousands of passengers were delayed worldwide after a computer glitch temporarily halted departures at United Airlines, the latest in a series of outages to affect rival companies in the industry.…

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State: Taxpayers Deserve a Share of High-Tech Profits

To whom does the technology and advancements developed by private organizations with state funding belong? The state believes that it should have at least some part in the potential income…

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Report: Next iPhone Being Developed in Israel

Apple has just introduced the iPhone 7, but work has been going on for a while on the next model, to be introduced next fall – and according to Business…

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