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Israeli Technology

Israeli tech to speed up NY public transportation

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Commute times from one end of the Jerusalem Light Rail to the other fell from 80 minutes to 42 minutes after Israeli tech company Axilion Smart Mobility implemented its software, and now New York City is piloting the same technology on its 5th Avenue M1 bus route. Axilion’s technology coordinates streetlights with road vehicles, prioritizing … Read More

Salesforce to turn Israel into second-largest global innovation hub

Thursday, June 27, 2019

San Francisco-headquartered cloud technology giant Salesforce will significantly expand its Israel-based operations in the coming years, a company executive said on Thursday, making Israel the company’s second-largest research and development hub worldwide. Founded in 1999 by Marc Benioff and Parker Harris, Salesforce is recognized as a global leader in the field of cloud-based customer relationship … Read More

Global cybersecurity experts gather at Israel’s Cyber Week

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

The magnitude of Israel’s cybersecurity industry was on full show this week at the 9th Annual Cyber Week Conference at Tel Aviv University, which saw thousands of participants from all over the world gather to catch up on the latest achievements and challenges in this ever-evolving field. The week-long event, the largest conference on cyber … Read More

Israelis shaping future of agriculture attract international attention

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

From fruit-picking drones to pollination intelligence, Israeli agricultural innovation has continued breaking down barriers ever since Netafim first pioneered drip irrigation over five decades ago at Kibbutz Hatzerim. Initially born out of necessity in the resource-scare state’s early days, cutting-edge Israeli agricultural innovation has forged ahead in recent years, securing its place as a leading … Read More

Israel to build sewage pipeline to reroute waste from Gaza

Monday, June 24, 2019

Since the collapse of the Gazan sewage treatment plant, Palestinians in the vicinity have been dumping their waste into the Hanoun River. In response to the waste flowing into Israeli territory, Israel is planning to build a new sewage pipeline to divert waste from Gaza, according to Israeli media The solution was approved by Regional … Read More

Number of businesses in Judea and Samaria doubled over the past decade

Thursday, June 20, 2019

(June 20, 2019 / Israel Hayom) No fewer than 1,982 small and medium-sized businesses operate in Judea and Samaria, a 100 percent increase over the past decade. Relative to population size, the average rate of entrepreneurship in Judea and Samaria in 2018 was 20 percent higher than in Tel Aviv. The data—from the Israel’s Central … Read More

New Israeli technology can now freeze cancer cells

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

An Israeli company based in the northern coastal city of Ceasarea has developed a revolutionary minimal technique to freeze cancerous tumors that only requires a local anesthetic. It is already treating thousands of women with breast cancer worldwide within hospitals and doctors’ offices, including in Japan, Ausralia, Germany and Spain. A clinical trial is currently … Read More

530 multinationals from 35 countries innovating in Israel

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Israel is emerging as a leading innovation destination for a growing number of multinational corporations looking to the country’s 6,000 plus startups for new ideas, quick prototyping ability, and infectious entrepreneurial culture, a new report shows. The PwC report, commissioned by tech NGO Start-Up Nation Central, maps for the first time the activities of some … Read More

Lifesaving solution for MDA wins ‘Great Minds’ hackathon at Jerusalem tech college

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

(May 20, 2019 / JNS) More than 80 Jerusalem College of Technology students from Israel and 23 countries gathered at the college’s Machon Lev campus and worked around the clock last Wednesday evening through Friday morning as part of the its third-annual “Great Minds” men’s hackathon. The winning team, consisting of Brazilians Daniel Vofchuk, David … Read More

Ben-Gurion University researchers create hybrid flying/driving robot

Monday, May 20, 2019

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev said they have developed a “groundbreaking” hybrid robot that can both fly and drive, as well as squeeze into tight spaces, all while using the same motor. The square four-wheeled, winged machine can fly up stairs, roll over rough terrain, flatten itself or raise its body, and quickly … Read More