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Algae Biostimulants (growth stimulants) in Integrated Fertilization

admin | Agriculture, | June 19, 2017

Source: Israel Agri Consequently the use of biostimulants as an additional fertilization material has expanded recently. Yaron Yutal, Senior Agronomist, Gat Fertilizers Although biostimulants have been used in agriculture for several decades, their contribution to…

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Israeli cows are world’s best milk producers, new report shows

admin | Agriculture, | June 19, 2017

The average Israeli cow produces some 11,970 liters (3,162 gallons) of milk a year, a new report by the Agriculture Ministry says • Between milk, yogurt, cheese and pudding cups, Israelis consume some 178 liters…

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Fruit-pinching out as new app tests for freshness

admin | Agriculture, | June 19, 2017

With AclarTech’s sensor and database, farmers can assess and monitor quality and ripeness of produce in the field By Shoshanna Solomon May 29, 2017 AclarTech’s app enables users to assess quality and freshness of produce…

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Autotalks launches motorcycle accident prevention solution

admin | Technology, | June 19, 2017

Bosch, which is studying the solution, said B2V technology could prevent nearly a third of all powered two-wheeler accidents with casualties in Germany. Israeli V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) communication solutions developer Autotalks is launching its bike-to-vehicle (B2V)…

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EU nations, Israel eye longest undersea gas pipeline

admin | Technology, | June 19, 2017

by AFP Ministers from 4 nations pledge commitment to project that would reduce European reliance on Russian energy (L-R) Cypriot Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, Italian Economy Minister Carlo Calenda, Israeli…

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Porsche to Invest ‘Tens of Millions’ in Israeli Auto Technology Startups

admin | Technology, | June 19, 2017

By Shai Genish Porsche to Invest ‘Tens of Millions’ in Israeli Auto Technology Startups German automaker Porsche announced it will invest tens of millions of euros in Israeli smart car startups via Magma and Grove…

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Israel’s Check Point Discovers ‘Fireball’ Malware; 250 Million Computers Worldwide Infected

admin | Cyber/Security, | June 19, 2017

By Einat Paz-Frankel, NoCamels June 06, 2017 Israeli cyber-security firm Check Point has discovered new malware that recently infected 250 million computers around the globe. Called Fireball, the malware takes over browsers and essentially turns them…

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Microsoft buys cyber security co Hexadite for $100m

admin | Cyber/Security, | June 19, 2017

24 May, 2017 Tali Tsipori The Israeli company has developed software to investigate threats and rate the seriousness of cyber security alerts. Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) has acquired Israeli cyber security company Hexadite for $100…

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Ben-Gurion U. cyber researchers discover how any network router can covertly leak data

admin | Cyber/Security, | June 19, 2017

American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev BEER-SHEVA, Israel…June 5, 2017 — Researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Cyber Security Research Center (CSRC) have demonstrated for the first time that it is…

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Israelis develop a blood test to diagnose lung cancer

admin | Medical, | June 14, 2017

Israeli scientists from the Rehovot-based company Nucleix succeeded in developing a first of its kind blood test to diagnose lung cancer. The new test is able to diagnose the disease long before it spreads in…

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