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McDonalds aquires Israeli-Founded voice tech startup Apprente

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

Source: noCamels McDonald’s announced on Tuesday that it was acquiring Apprente, a US-based, Israeli-founded startup which the food giant called “a leader in the field of conversational voice-based technology.” The financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed but McDonald’s said in a statement that the agreement will give the company “first-mover advantage as we continue to […]

AppsVillage listed on ASX

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Source: Globes AppsVillage last week raised A$5 million in its IPO on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) at a A$13.3 million (NIS 32 million) valuation. Demand for the offering was strong. The share price in the IPO was A$0.20. Following fluctuations in the share price in the subsequent days, it closed today at the same […]

Israeli startups targets phone scammers using biometrics

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Source: Times of Israel Online fraudsters are getting smarter by the day. As soon as banks and financial institutions smoke them out, they find new ways to outsmart the system. One noteworthy case happened a year ago in the UK when a woman got a call from someone saying they were from her mobile phone […]

Self driving AI vision for all weather

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Source: Israel21c When a self-driving Uber struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona in 2018, it marked the first time autonomous vehicle technology was involved in a fatality and set off warning bells across the nascent industry. Industry insiders and concerned legislators asked: Are self-driving cars ready to be tested on real streets? How […]

Startups, synagogues and soonicorns: Exploring the world’s most innovative ecosystem

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

Startup founder Charlotte Petris visited Israel on a Young Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce trip and shares her insights visiting the country from an Australian perspective. Read it here.

Amazon buys Israeli startup E8 storage

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

Source: Globes US retail tech giant Amazon is acquiring Israeli storage technology startup E8 Storage, a source close to the deal has informed “Globes.” Sources in the market estimate that the deal is for $50-60 million although others estimate that the acquisition was for a lower price. According to Crunchbase, E8 Storage has raised $18.3 […]

Israeli MRI could lead to Alzheimer early diagnosis

Friday, August 2nd, 2019

Source: Israel 21c MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging, already does pretty amazing work giving us a better picture of what’s happening on our insides. But it is about to do even more amazing work, helping doctors determine more quickly the onset of neurodegenerative diseases. A team of researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, led […]

Revolutionary patch keeps brain safe after cranial surgery

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Source: Israel 21c If you’re ever unfortunate enough to require brain surgery, Israeli startup Nurami Medical has got you covered – literally. The Haifa-based company has developed a patch made of synthetic, biodegradable nanofibers meant to be affixed to the dura mater – the protective membrane underneath the skull that keeps the brain and spinal cord safe […]

Israel Aerospace Industries, US firm Firefly strike lunar landing tech deal for NASA

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Source: Israel Hayom Firefly Aerospace Inc., a manufacturer of economical and dependable launch vehicles, spacecraft and in-space services, announced on Tuesday that it has signed an intellectual property and engineering support agreement with Israel Aerospace Industries for technology based on its Beresheet lunar spacecraft. Firefly, based in Texas, is one of the nine companies selected […]

With rise of e-scooters, Israeli startup Voom creates personalised AI-based Insurance tech

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

Source: No Camels In Tel Aviv, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and many more cities around the globe, e-scooters have been boosting our daily mobility. Yet, this new mode of transportation comes with a perilous downside. In 2018, more than 1,500 people were injured in e-scooter related accidents across the US, according to a recent study. In […]