9 Israeli Inventions Make Time Magazine’s Top 100 List

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A 3-foot tall personal robot is among nine Israeli-made inventions that appear on the Time magazine list of the “100 Best Inventions” of 2019. The top inventions appear...

Technion Students Aim to Make Honey Without Bees

CTech – As the global bee population continues to decline, some students are trying to make sure we do not run out of honey. A delegation of students from...

Israel’s Business, Commerce Center Partly Shuts Down Following Missile Threat

CTech – An Israeli airstrike on Gaza Monday night that killed Islamic Jihad commander Bahaa Abu al-Atta ignited border conflict yet again, leading Israel’s south and center to shut...

Astronaut Jessica Meir Posts Photos of Israel She Took From Space

(JTA) — Jewish astronaut Jessica Meir posted photos of Israel that she took from space. “My father’s globe spanning journey as a surgeon from the Middle East, to Europe, and...

WhatsApp Sues Israeli Surveillance Company for Stealing Users’ Information

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — WhatsApp has sued an Israeli electronic surveillance company, alleging it stole information from 1,400 users of the messaging service owned by Facebook. The lawsuit was filed...

Alibaba Sets Up Direct Shipping Route to Israel

CTech – Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding is setting up a direct shipping route to Israel meant to speed up delivery times from its online marketplace AliExpress, several...

Salesforce Completes $1.35 Billion Acquisition of Israeli-Founded Clicksoftware

CTech – Salesforce.com has completed its $1.35 billion acquisition of Israeli workforce management software company Clicksoftware Technologies, the former announced Wednesday. The company first announced the acquisition in August. Founded...

Raising Responsible Digital Citizens

  By Dr. Eli Shapiro I began exploring the norms of responsible technology-related behavior, and how that definition evolves with technology, while doing my doctoral dissertation on cyberbullying in 2012. I realized...

Facebook’s Sandberg Arrives in Israel, Meets President Rivlin

CTech – Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, who is on a visit to Israel, met with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday. Sandberg presented the president with a...

Israel Evolves From the Startup Nation into FoodTech Nation

CTech – Israel has a reputation for being the Startup Nation, but Marcelle Machluf, dean of biotechnology and food engineering at Technion Israel Institute of Technology, predicts that in...
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The head of Israel’s domestic security agency, the Shin Bet, revealed on Monday that his organization had thwarted 560 terrorist attacks in 2019. The Israeli...

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