07.29.2016 | 23 Tammuz, 5776
Protesters enraged at ICRC cut of Palestinian prison visit program in half
A year after Duma fire bombing, Dawabsha family vows to persevere
Hamas exploiting current calm to prepare for next war
Netanyahu deflects criticism over tunnels, welcomes Sisi peace push
Rabbi Eliezer Berland indicted for sex offenses
Edelstein turned down Netanyahu’s offer to be foreign minister
Mac TA, Beitar J’lem close in on playoffs
Knesset caucus to help English-speaking olim
Netanyahu likely to attend summit in Nigeria by end of year
Netanyahu misses deadline on appointments
Netanyahu denies Israeli government prefers Trump over Clinton
Remembering Satyajit Ray
Idan Raichel sheds a few layers
Israeli art: Upgrading our presence of mind
New on the small screen
Push for FIFA to eliminate settler teams from Israeli soccer leagues
Stoudemire retires from NBA, Hapoel Jerusalem next stop?
Atzili, Beitar visit Latvia • Mac TA takes on Pandurii
Revolutionary artificial material fits body like a glove
Attempt to stop beachside development plan heads to High Court
eBay, Israel Post join forces to boost online selling
Not just fun and games: Seeking tech behind video games
Health Ministry launches plan to eradicate hepatitis C
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Lied big time
My Word: Cinema verité and calling the shots
An advocate for genocide against Jewish ‘babies’ and ‘old ladies’
Report: Assad and Putin held secret meeting, discussed Israel
Ex-Saudi general issues scathing critique of Palestinian terror groups
For first time during Syria war, Israel opens border for humanitarian aid
Bombings kill at least 31 in northeast Syria city
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Dennis Ross urges end to Pollard curfew
Israel slams German university for claim it harvests Palestinian organs
Celebrities jump on board to save Jewish mother's life
US Jewish machers meet Mideast mavens
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
In historic nomination, Clinton vows to protect Israel and enforce Iran deal
Israel reiterates support for a two-state solution amid GOP shift
Israeli ambassador Dermer credits Clinton for 2012 Gaza ceasefire
At Republican, Democratic conventions, different types of anger
Grapevine: A time to mourn
Grapevine: Paths of Jewish Lithuania
This week in 60 seconds: The IDF gets its man
Making a difference as proud Israelis
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
A dog watches a horror movie, his reaction is priceless!
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
The public broadcasting service:
With best intentions
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
The untapped power of youth
All lives matter
‘The Simpsons,’ for a change
Born, raised and educated in a vineyard
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Pope's trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
Tzvika Kaplan Scenic Lookout Inaugurated on Mount Carmel
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
Indian, Israeli techies come up with solutions to provide health services to low-income communities.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Gili Lustig, chairman of the Olympic Committee of Israel, said the start-up nation is an obvious place for the technological push in sports to flourish.
By NIV ELIS
“We invest in Israel if we find in Israel, the best entrepreneurs, the best ventures that are out there globally in a certain area.”
By JOSH SOLOMON
IVC projects 20% increase in funding this year
“The Cedato engine includes an advanced predictive technology that incorporates Big Data and powerful optimization engines,” Dick said in an interview.
By ARIEL SHAPIRA
In the first half of the year, 45 high-tech companies completed exit deals averaging $74 million, somewhat higher than the $72 million average deal last year.
The three companies announced the initiative in a joint press conference in Munich, Germany on Friday.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
"The two basic precepts of the audio industry are that we all hear exactly the same, and that we all hear perfectly, and we know that that's biologically untrue."
“As a result of the extensive activities that took place in Israel in the last two decades, we have achieved exceptional things,” Hasson said.
Israeli entrepreneurs offer glimpse into the future of high tech
By JACK BROOK
Hackers and companies alike are increasingly able to discern identifying information about people, such as their gender, based on indirect data.
With an estimated 93% of road accidents attributable to human error, Mobileye is poised to save many lives
By ILAN COHEN
Equating a digital device with human qualities is nothing new. Experiments in the 1990s found that people ascribed human traits to computers when interacting with them.
The new center will help ameliorate an oft-cited problem: large distances between Arab population centers and major high-tech employment hubs.
American and Israel officials have embarked on an initiative that will look to incorporate self-driving technology for use in both the public and private sector.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
In small groups of up to five people, more than 250 of Israel’s most talented young coding and design enthusiasts created Web, mobile and hardware products.
Award comes in form of a sizable sculpture of Greek god Atlas, in nod to Russian-born American author’s work ‘Atlas Shrugged’
Craig Wright last year became the latest in a line of men alleged to be the creator of Bitcoin, a currency that has attracted the interest of banks, speculators, criminals and regulators.
The conference, which hosted German industry leaders from a variety of fields, assisted entrepreneurs and startups in receiving useful information and connections with corporations.
Groundbreaking Israeli firm to receive ‘Post’ prize for innovation at May conference in New York.
The Director General of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Space, Peretz Vazan, said it would make robotics a central research focus in 2017.
Chambers isn't the only executive from a high-tech multinational to sound the alarm on Israel's future.
Prof. Bingqian Xu of the College of Engineering at the University of Georgia and Dr. Yoni Dubi from BGU’s chemistry department headed the research groups in the two universities.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
More than 150 developers from 17 countries gather to improve infrastructure of Wikipedia platform.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Modern medical clinics are complex organizations.
The product, developed by the firm 3G Solar Photovoltaics, is an advanced form of dye solar cell (DSC) technology.
Shareholders saw Heins as overspending, lacking strategic vision, and failing to seal new deals for the company.
Riskified uses proprietary behavioral analytics technology and machine learning in order to investigate a prospective client’s trustworthiness.
The loft, a free working space for people to drink coffee, work, and, of course, learn about Amazon's web hosting services, will open its doors on March 1 on Lillenblum St.
Though Venture Capital investment has reached its pre-dot-com-bust levels, Israel's high-tech sector faces a shortage of skilled labor.
Local research improves floral scents, color, and saves lives.
WoundClot can stop severe bleedings within minutes, while also enhancing the blood's natural process of clotting.
Israeli mothers tackle tech world at Google "Campus for Moms."
"I see great resemblance between hacking computers and hacking the brain," says leading technical officer.
Adam Milstein: BDS is "war against Israel by non-military means."
By HERB KEINON
Only 13% of executives are women, and their male counterparts earn more than 50% more on average.
A cool new Israeli app and a look at the new Israeli startups on display at CES Las Vegas.
We asked Intel, PayPal and SAP what the important tech trends were in 2015, and what they expect to develop in 2016.
A round-up of exciting tech news.
Representatives from dozens of start-ups boarded a train in Haifa, alongside representatives from major companies such as ebay, Bosch, and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.
3M, which has operated in Israel since 1996, has been involved in high-tech acquisitions and investments in the country in the past.
AudioBurst hopes to work with the stations to help promote and monetize their content on the Web and take a cut of the revenue in the process.
Forward-thinking banks are investing heavily in technology, start-ups and the fintech ecosystem, not only to keep an edge on their competition.
Securitization became infamous alongside financial tools such as credit default swaps and collateralized debt obligations (CDOs) in 2008.
Intel Capital, which is set to surpass out a half-billion dollars of investment through the end of the year, said that Tuesday's announcements brought its total investments in Israel to $300 million.
MassChallenge runs start-up accelerators designed to catalyze a global renaissance by connecting high-impact start-ups with the resources they need to launch their companies and succeed.
Veeam positions itself as a data-center availability vendor and helps users manage virtualization, cloud, storage and disaster-recovery technologies.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
According to IATI, Israel’s hi-tech industry creates 7,000 engineering jobs each year, but only 4,500 engineering students enter the work force annually.
“The blockchain is a shared public ledger on which the entire Bitcoin network relies."
The founders were awarded a one year scholarship by Credit Suisse and a potential investment of up to half a million dollars by equity crowd-funding company OurCrowd.
More than 1,600 people were expected to attend the gaming conference, with half of them hailing from some 35 countries and visiting Israel specifically for the conference.
The company is developing a technology to help doctors and radiologists diagnose diseases in images.
If Israel wants its children to be ready to tackle the kinds of jobs that will be around in the future, it will need to boost its education and invest in diversity measures.
Cellopark is laying the groundwork for international expansion
The third annual Battle Hacks, the international hackathon sponsored by PayPal and Braintree, will take place on October 8 and 9.
Israel’s Chief Scientist Avi Hasson tells the ‘Post’ how he’s working to keep Israel ahead of the curve when it comes to spurring Israeli creativity.
Benny Gantz says ‘deep learning’ artificial intelligence technology will help Israeli firm to be global success
By ROY GOLDENBERG
The world of Israeli drones, bristling with the latest sensors and electronic capabilities, formed a significant slice of the country's $5.6 billion of defense exports for 2014.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Israel’s first-ever Center for Digital Innovation has opened in Beersheba, bringing outside experts to teach innovators how to prepare their medical technologies and break into the US market.
"Wearable computing" fuses technology and textiles for apparel that seemingly stems from science fiction for a sashay down the runway.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
REALITY Global program brings together philanthropists, social entrepreneurs, and professionals.
By TAMARA UNGAR
While sanctions and strict religious control over the internet have hampered the Islamic Republic's hi-tech development, local versions of popular sites thrive throughout the Middle East.
The latest tech news from Israel.
An Israeli design and architecture firm claims that it has been operating under the moniker "Alphabet" for over 25 years.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
Google creating holding company, separating its core web advertising business from newer ventures like driverless cars.
Although starting out with ten employees, the company wants to expand to 50 members of staff in the Jerusalem office within the year.
By JEREMY SHARON
The Facebook CEO says that video is "not the end of the line" for the social media giant.
The program is designed to support future generations of leaders in science, technology, engineering and math in the US and Israel.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
An interview with Bank Hapoalim President and CEO Zion Kenan.
Comprehensive passenger information services are available online and through smartphone applications but this excludes the many people who do not have access to these means, like seniors.
By PEGGY CIDOR
This week, In Jerusalem has decided to explore the laptop café worker phenomenon.
By MIRIAM KRESH
The first project is a precision identification device, which Holon-based ARTsys360 and Ohio-based Lion Group will cooperate to develop.
According to the Technion, the campus is expected to be built over the next three decades and create 20,000 construction jobs and 8,000 permanent jobs.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
The Movement for Digital Rights slammed the admission last week as validation for its attack on the biometric database idea as exposing citizens to a new level of invasion of their privacy rights.
The collaboration with startups Total Boox, Tiny Tap, and Kidoz will focus on digitizing books and making them accessible through new technological formats.
Yad Vashem has been working on digitizing its massive archives for several years and has generated a wealth of data comprising video and audio.
By SAM SOKOL
Bardash is not a social worker. She is a mother of five, with an industrial engineering degree from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and 20 years in corporate and nonprofit management.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
New exhibition: From Start-up to Smart-up
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
An Israeli start-up aims at thwarting the biggest cause of death for women in the developing world.
By BERNARD DICHEK
Israeli start-ups are playing an important role in a burgeoning new industry known as the Internet of Things.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
There is a great deal of underused and underappreciated entrepreneurial energy among Israel’s Arab population.
Hillel Fuld From Queens, NEW YORK To Jerusalem , 1993.
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
How the love of video games brought an American, a Palestinian and an Israeli together.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
As lonely creators seek community to facilitate their work, communal workspaces are sprouting up in Tel Aviv.
By ORIT ARFA
“Through the Internet, Israel can deliver the infrastructure and know-how to any designer in the world."
By PATRICIA CARMEL
The app, entitled "Gershad," allows users to pinpoint on a map where morality police officers have set up patrols to help those in violation of the Islamic law avoid the area.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
In recent weeks, Iran's powerful hardline Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has rounded up a number of artists, journalists and US citizens, citing fears of Western "infiltration."
Zuckerberg, who commits to a new personal challenge every year, revealed his plan in a Facebook post.
With over 250 foreign companies creating research facilities in Israel, its strong high-tech capability has been rated by the University of Lausanne as one of the top five world powers in this key area.
By JONATHAN ADELMAN
The pre-tax average monthly salary of a programmer at the end of 2015 was heading for NIS 25,000.
By ILAN EVYATAR
By PAZ HIRSCHMANN AND SAMI SAADI
Israel has stood at the forefront of advances in hi-tech, in advanced technology, but at the same time we are still facing significant socio-economic gaps in Israel.
By GILA GAMLIEL
"Perhaps she wanted to see someone take responsibility for the mistake and to tell her how it would get fixed."
By DANIEL GORDIS
An article published lately in The New York Times described the working experience at Amazon, according to the testimonies of approximately 100 past and present employees.
By SHOSHANA GAVISH
Executives also love takeovers because they get to run a bigger business (which generally means more remuneration).
By ADAM SCHWAB