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Australia & Israel Sign Tax Treaty

Friday, April 5th, 2019

Source: The Jerusalem Post On the 28th of March Israel and Australia signed ‘a draft income tax treaty’. The Treaty is set to come into effect from the 1st of January 2020, subject to ratification from each country. Click hear to read The Jerusalem Post’s summary of the treaty.

Macdonalds to buy Israeli company Dynamic Yield

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

Source: Reuters McDonald’s Corp said on Monday it would buy Israel’s Dynamic Yield, whose technology helps marketers personalize customer interactions, to boost its online marketing efforts. McDonald’s will pay more than $300 million, a person familiar with the matter said. McDonald’s said it would use Dynamic Yield’s technology to change its digital Drive Thru menu […]

Israelis launch first-ever intelligence network for trees

Monday, April 1st, 2019

Source: Israel21c It’s not unusual for superstars from Israeli military intelligence units to spin their expertise into startup gold. SeeTreecofounder and CEO Israel Talpaz chose to apply his intel knowhow to commercial orchards, and the company is growing as fast as a weed. In a forest of more than 450 Israeli ag-tech companies, Talpaz focused on […]

Israeli Hospitals Becoming ‘Hubs of Innovation’ Through Investment in Incubators

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Israel has produced many outstanding and essential medtech and healthcare technologies that are world renowned. Israel’s hospitals are moving to play their part in the creation of such technology and to not only heal, but also innovate. Israel’s number of ‘hospital-sponsored innovation centers or healthcare accelerators’ is believed to be the highest per capita in […]

10 Israeli Startups Shaping The Cities Of Tomorrow

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Source: Forbes This new neighborhood will be the first in the world to be built “from the internet up” and will be able to run itself through the collection and monitoring of data from traffic, noise, air quality, waste and the residents’ daily habits. Cities around the world are increasingly taking on the goal of […]

Artificial Intelligence within Israel high tech ecosystem sees major growth

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Source: nocamels Israeli companies specializing in artificial intelligence raised nearly 40 percent of the total venture capital funds raised by the Israeli tech ecosystem for 2018, despite accounting for just 17 percent of the total number of innovative technology companies in the country, according to a report this month by Start-Up Nation Central (SNC). A […]

Israeli AI fighting malaria with machine learning

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Israel-based Zzapp Malaria is working to use AI to analyze satellite data and online databases and optimize localized responses such as spraying pesticides. Despite how widespread and devastating malaria has proven to be, the team identified that limited resources and expertise, as well as unreliable infrastructure, inhibited every malaria eradication campaign in Africa to date. That’s […]

Israel’s Moon Mission Sends Selfie

Friday, March 15th, 2019

Source: The Guardian Israel’s moon bound Spacecraft sent its first selfie, with planet earth in the background. The unmanned spacecraft, called Beresheet – which is Hebrew for Genesis, sent an image to the Yehud based mission control at 37,600km from earth. Read more here

Israel’s Economy Is Too Strong to Argue About

Friday, March 15th, 2019

Amid upcoming elections, Israel’s economic performance is just too strong to become a major debate topic. Israel’s gross domestic product has been rising at an average annual rate of 3.69 percent since 2000, inflation has been negligible at 1.57 percent, and unemployment has fallen to half of its average for the period of 7.4 percent. […]

Nvidia Outbids Intel to Buy Israel’s Mellanox in Data Centre Push

Friday, March 15th, 2019

By Reuters:U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp has agreed to buy Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies Ltd for $6.8 billion, beating rival Intel Corp in a deal that would help the firm boost its data centre and artificial intelligence business. Nvidia bought Mellanox to help stitch those servers together into one giant computer, Nvidia Chief Executive […]