Silicon Valley

Artificial intelligence
Social media giants warn of AI errors as coronavirus empties offices

In a blog post, Google said that to reduce the need for people to come into offices, YouTube and other business divisions are temporarily relying more on artificial intelligence and automated tools.

By REUTERS
17/03/2020
Silicon Valley Executives Host Holocaust Remembrance Events

"Silicon Valley also has a responsibility to harness the power of technology and the community to promote values of morality and justice,” said ICON CEO Yasmin Lukatz.

Tel Aviv-based monday.com raises $150m. in latest funding round

‘We intend to use this funding round to continue our growth, to build our sales force and perhaps open more offices in the US and Europe.’

30/07/2019
A Facebook address sign is seen at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California
Facebook evacuates four buildings after possible sarin exposure

A package at the social media company's Silicon Valley mail facility has tested positive for the toxic compound.

By REUTERS
02/07/2019
Tactile Mobility CEO Amit Nisenbaum
Tactile Mobility adds missing sense of touch to autonomous vehicles

"Where other companies enable smart and autonomous vehicles to see the road, we enable those vehicles to feel the road," Tactile Mobility CEO Amit Nisenbaum said.

08/04/2019
Marketplace: Snow-capped idea volcanoes

“I want to stress the importance of being young and technical. Young people are just smarter. Why are most chess masters under 30?”

By SHLOMO MAITAL
22/11/2018
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Israeli women techies find opportunities in Silicon Valley

“They’re strong and will not be intimidated... and know their worth.”

By BEN SALES/JTA
21/11/2017
Hebrew University Quantum Communications System
Science minister’s mission to make Israelis the future leaders of humanity

Science Minster Ofir Akunis said the ministry is spending half-a-billion shekels to ensure that the next generation of Israelis are at the forefront of science and technology innovation.

Nazi Swastika
US digital rights group slams tech firms for barring neo-Nazis

"Protecting free speech is not something we do because we agree with all of the speech that gets protected."

By REUTERS
18/08/2017
Buckets of oil
Israeli drilling firm finds signs of oil in California heartland

Oil production in California could expand significantly, thanks to this Israeli find.

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