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Israel earmarks $24 million for new program to boost cybersecurity startups

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

Source: Times of Israel The Israel Innovation Authority, the Ministry of Economy and Industry, and the National Cyber Directorate have announced a new NIS 90 million ($24 million), three-year program to boost Israel’s cyber industry. The funds will be earmarked to support long-term “groundbreaking” new technologies that have “significant potential to influence the global market” […]

New Israeli credit rating, its highest ever, is well deserved

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

Source: Bloomberg Earlier this month, S&P Global Ratings upgraded Israel’s credit rating for the first time in seven years, to AA-. It was the best report card Israel’s economy has ever had from a rating agency, and a moment to savor. And yet what’s more positive is that Israel is aiming higher. The report cited Israel’s “exceptionally […]

Israeli telehealth company gets approval for Canadian market

Monday, August 20th, 2018

Source: Nocamels    TytoCare, the telehealth firm with tech that enables medical examinations and services at home, announced Thursday that Health Canada, the department of Canada’s government responsible for national public health, has approved the Israeli company’s end-to-end solution. The solution is now available for use by Canadian professionals and consumers, the company said in […]

Personalized Medicine: Specific Solutions for Specific Problems

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Source: Times of Israel Every body is unique. Science searches to discover and understand the unique genetic features and variabilities throughout the human race and as itenhances its understanding of these peculiarities, it creates the opportunity for specific responses to specific problems. Perhaps the most valuable result is that these insights enable doctors and physicians […]

The Innovative Eight

Monday, July 9th, 2018

    Sources: Business Insider, The Times of Israel   The World Economic Forum has singled out 61 companies to feature in its annual list of The Most Innovative Companies in the World. The list showcases some of the incredible technologies shaping the future and features eight technological solutions from Israeli companies. With water solutions […]

Spy Games: Ex-Mossad Chief’s Cybersecurity Startup Counters Attacks With A Hacker’s Mindset

Friday, May 18th, 2018

Source: NoCamels   Tamir Pardo, an ex-Mossad chief who has since moved forward with his own startup, has outlined at a cybersecurity conference why threats in the cyber sphere are so catastrophic. His own startup XM Cyber, developed an automated advanced system whose tagline is “defense by offense.” “As opposed to traditional weapons, which require […]

Agritech 2018 Showcases Israeli Technologies Making the Desert Bloom

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Israel is largely a desert nation – indeed, the Negev Desert alone covers 60% of the country. That is why Israel has been forced to become an agricultural technology powerhouse: out of sheer necessity. From advanced irrigation methods to biotechnology to farming machinery and robotics, Israel is a hub of agritech innovation – and tens […]

Israel as the place to eat – Best Restaurants

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

List curated global star chef Yotam Ottolenghi and local hero Eyal Shani, first seen on Bloomberg.

Israel’s ReWalk Turns Focus To Stroke Victims With Cheaper Walking Device

Monday, April 16th, 2018

ReWalk Robotics Ltd., the Israeli developer of a robotic exoskeleton system that helps the paralyzed to walk, has started a clinical study of a new product that will aid the rehabilitation of people who have suffered a stroke. As reported in NoCamels (republished from The Times of Israel): The company said that a first study […]

Nike Buys Israeli Computer Vision Vo Invertex

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

The Tel Aviv-based company has developed scan-to-fit 3D technology. Source: Globes US footwear and clothing giant NIKE Inc. announced last night that it has acquired Israeli computer vision company Invertex Ltd. to strengthen its digital technology platforms. Nike added that the Tel Aviv based company’s talented team will focus on building groundbreaking innovations to help […]