Innovation Technology

Hi-Tech is a comprehensive term that defines all industries that deal with advanced technologies. It primarily refers to technological industries with links to the world of computing, electronics and biotechnology. Israel is advancing Hi-Tech and providing these innovations in the global market for the benefit of healthcare, business and defense.

Sharon Alalouf, VP Business development APAC, Cellwize (center) signs her company distribution agree

21 Israeli companies get a boost into Taiwan

The IP² LaunchPad innovation program is in its second year of operations in Israel, and is now launching two further programs for Israeli companies.

28/07/2021
 Representations of virtual currency bitcoin are seen in front of Tesla logo in this illustration

Bitcoin reaches six-week high with 12% leap

Cryptocurrency enthusiast and Tesla boss Elon Musk said the carmaker would likely resume accepting bitcoin once it conducts due diligence on its energy use. It had suspended such payments in May.

By REUTERS
26/07/2021

Ben Gurion University program to teach Amazon e-commerce

The program is being run by Yazamut360 and Negev 19 and will accept 48 students for their session starting in October.

A cancer patient in the US holds a roll of 'medi-j

Medical cannabis social networking app launches in Israel

The app is part of Belong.Life's network of medical apps aimed at improving quality of life.

Cyber-insurance costs skyrocket amid onslaught of attacks

Hackers wreak havoc on American manufacturing, health care and construction sectors, according to US-Israeli startup.

By MAYA MARGIT/THE MEDIA LINE
25/07/2021
Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering at Technion University.

Israeli air-to-water technology wins prestigious water innovation prize

Developed by the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, the H2OLL Atmospheric Water Generator boasts technological superiority to any other similar system around.

Man analyzes computer code

If the claims are true, will NSO take responsibility this time?

NSO is adamant that it maintains the strictest of guidelines and supervision. But if the reports are true, then those standards are not doing the job.

The new Take and Go autonomous shopping technology

Cashier-less grocery shopping coming to Israel

An Israeli startup is working with Rami Levy to change the retail shopping experience.

By BEN BARUCH
20/07/2021
Computer hacking

Has NSO finally been caught violating human rights?

Human-rights groups and governments alike have investigated NSO for alleged human rights violations using its technology known as The Pegasus Project. Is this the final straw?

20/07/2021
SECURITY SURVEILLANCE monitors. Privacy advocates argue that even if the official transfer of data d

Massive data leak uncovers human rights abuses using Israeli tech - report

The leak contains a list of over 50,000 phone numbers that the report estimated were identified as “people of interest” by clients of Israeli spyware company NSO Group since 2016.

19/07/2021
Hi-tech

As Israel's tech firms hunt for workers, Arabs struggle to get in

Israel's Arab population is struggling to find its place in an economy increasingly dominated by hi-tech.

18/07/2021
Illustrative photo of a cyberattack.

BIRD to invest $6m. in joint US-Israel innovation projects

The BIRD Foundation promotes collaborations between US and Israeli companies in various technological sectors for joint product development.

18/07/2021

EU regulation sets the stage for continued growth of Israeli AI companies

The AI Regulation extends a broad regulatory scope that will mean it impacts providers, users, distributors, importers, or resellers of AI, including Israeli companies innovating AI.

By ANDREW DYSON , RON FEINGOLD
17/07/2021
A hooded man holds a laptop computer as a blue screen with an exclamation mark is projected on him i

Israeli company publishes research showing flaws in Windows Hello

The research team behind CyberArk succeeded in influencing the facial recognition program within Windows Hello by using a custom-made, regular USB camera.

Computer hacking

Microsoft says Israeli group sold tools to hack Windows

According to Microsoft and human rights group Citizen Lab, an Israeli group sold a tool to hack into Microsoft Windows.

By REUTERS
15/07/2021

Tech Buzz: Israeli firm Cybereason raises $275m., tripling valuation

This round follows $389 million in prior funding from Softbank Group, CRV, Spark Capital and Lockheed Martin.

15/07/2021

Hamas rockets won't deter this Israeli CEO from launching his product

The CEO of BioHarvest said that after his company spent $35 million during 12 years of research and development, nothing would prevent him from bringing his new product, Vinia, to the American market

By ALAN ZEITLIN
15/07/2021

Groo's NIS 100m. sale caps the end of Israel's group-buying era

The rise and fall of the daily deal website business was one of the dramatic business stories of recent years.

12/07/2021

SpaceIL obtains $70 million for Beresheet 2 Moon mission

A group of entrepreneur-philanthropists brought SpaceIL within $30 million of its total expected cost for the mission.

The new Technion-made biopolymer above an oleander shrub.

Israeli researchers use food waste for breakthrough multiuse greentech

These biopolymers can be used for solar energy generation, medicine, biomedical engineering and more. * They are affordable and are a viable alternative to petroleum-based polymers.

Tech Buzz: Another week, another $422m. raised

These are some of the companies that have raised more than $11.5 billion so far in the hi-tech sector this year.

08/07/2021
Obie, the winning startup in the competition

Israeli startup wins Startup of the Year competition

Startup companies from all over the world signed up to participate in the competition, with the Israeli startup coming out on top ahead of four other finalists.

Former US President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Or

Trump-affiliated Twitter rival 'GETTR' hacked on launch day

A social media app created by former members of the Donald Trump administration was hacked upon its launch.

By REUTERS , AARON REICH
05/07/2021
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