Category: Technology

A look inside Israel’s booming travel tech industry

admin | Technology, | October 17, 2017

By Simona Shemer Travel tech is a booming industry. It has provided travelers with a completely new way to experience travel, in a much more personalized way. It has radically changed the way hospitality staff connect…

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Alibaba to open a Development Center in Israel

admin | Technology, | October 12, 2017

China’s largest e-commerce company, Alibaba, will open a development center in Israel and in several other countries around the world. By Omri Cohen Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce company, will open a development center in Israel as…

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World Economic Forum: Israel is 2nd most innovative country in the world

admin | Technology, | October 12, 2017

By Einat Paz-Frankel Israel is the second most innovative nation in the world, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017, which ranks countries’ competitiveness based on 12 categories, including innovation, technological readiness, business sophistication…

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Israel climbs Global Competitiveness index

admin | Technology, | October 12, 2017

By Amarelle Wenker Israel was ranked 16th on the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index, advancing eight ranks from last year’s report, in which it was ranked 24th. Israel is the highest-ranked Middle Eastern country,…

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Intel unveils ‘best ever’ gaming processor, sired in Haifa

admin | Technology, | October 12, 2017

New family of desktop computer processors said to be faster and stronger than previous incarnations By Shoshanna Solomon Intel Corp. has unveiled a new family of desktop computer processors that are faster and stronger than…

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A cotton that can kill germs and viruses on contact

admin | Technology, | October 5, 2017

By Abigail Klein Leichman The constantly intensifying battle against viruses and antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” isn’t only about finding stronger drugs against infection. The focus is moving to preventing infections in the first place.  That’s why large…

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New online tool helps cut out jargon in scientific papers

admin | Technology, | October 5, 2017

By Brian Blum De-Jargonizer was designed by researchers from Technion and Holon Institute of Technology to flag words that lay readers don’t understand. Can you define “epigenetics,” “convolutional neural networks” or “low Reynolds hydrodynamics?” If…

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New firewall defends Androids from hardware security risk

admin | Technology, | October 5, 2017

Source: Israel21c staff Israeli researchers continue to spearhead cyber research and file patents to keep international community safe from hackers. Cybersecurity researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have developed an innovative firewall program…

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The weapons of the future

admin | Technology, | September 13, 2017

Source:  YNet News Israel presents developments soon to become operational in the IDF, including new drones, unmanned armored vehicles, and intelligence-gathering submarines. Israel unveils new developments set to roll out into IDF service within the next…

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Tel Aviv enhances status as international R&D centre

admin | Technology, | September 13, 2017

By Globes Correspondent From 35 international corporate R&D centres in 2012, Tel Aviv is now home to 73 centres, according to IVC Research. Tel Aviv has doubled the number of International R&D centres in the…

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