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December 22, 2019 3:28 pm

Better 11 Years Late Than Never: The Jerusalem Express Train Now Reaches Tel Aviv

CTech - On Saturday, the complete route of the Jerusalem express train officially opened to the public with a debut ride. The train departed from...

November 15, 2019 12:10 pm

WeWork Continues Downward Spiral With $1.25 Billion in Losses for 3Q 2019

CTech - Spiraling-out-of-control co-working space company WeWork lost $1.25 billion in the third quarter of 2019, more than double its $497 million in losses recorded...

October 25, 2019 11:10 am

Green Concrete Startup ECOncrete Wins Pitch to Rich Event in Tel Aviv

CTech - Eco-friendly marine infrastructure startup ECOncrete Tech Ltd. won first prize at the Pitch to Rich event that took place Thursday as part of...

October 16, 2019 10:20 am

The Alibaba Effect: Israelis Can’t Get Enough of China

CTech - Each year, American nonprofit the Pew Research Center publishes its Global Attitudes Survey. One of the questions Pew poses is a simple dichotomy:...

October 11, 2019 10:30 am

Forbes Writes Adam Neumann Off Billionaires List

CTech - Ousted WeWork CEO Adam Neumann is off of Forbes' list of the world's wealthiest people. The financial media company has updated Neumann's status on...

September 29, 2019 9:34 am

Most Israelis Are Satisfied With Their Lives and Economic Situation, Says New Survey

CTech - Eighty-nine percent of Israel’s population is satisfied with their lives and personal economic situation, according to a report published Thursday by Israel's Central...

September 27, 2019 10:36 am

Microsoft Takes the Cake in Annual Ranking of Best Tech Companies to Work for in Israel

CTech - On Tuesday, business data, analytics, and insights company Dun & Bradstreet Corp. revealed its annual list of the 50 best workplaces in Israeli...

September 26, 2019 9:59 am

Frankfurt-Listed Food Wholesaler Metro to Scout for Israeli Startups

CTech - A delegation of executives from Frankfurt-listed food wholesaler Metro is visiting Israel this week to meet with local startups in the hospitality industry,...

September 20, 2019 10:16 am

Lemonade, Hippo Insurance Among Forbes’ Most Promising AI Companies in America

CTech - Online insurance company Lemonade Inc. was ranked at fourth place on Forbes’ list of the 50 most influential artificial intelligence companies in America, published...

September 19, 2019 11:12 am

China’s Jiangsu Province Sets Up Tel Aviv Innovation Center

CTech - China's Jiangsu Province has launched a Tel Aviv innovation center, the Israel-Jiangsu Center, on Wednesday, the center announced. The center is designed to...

September 5, 2019 12:22 pm

Israeli Controlled Drug Release Company Polypid Raises $50 Million

CTech - Israel-based biotech company Polypid has closed a $50 million funding round led by unspecified institutional shareholders, the company announced Monday. Polypid intends to...

August 28, 2019 10:34 am

El Al Starts Selling Tickets for First Direct Flights to Tokyo

CTech - Israel’s national carrier El Al Israel Airlines has begun selling direct flights to Tokyo, the company announced Tuesday. Ticket prices start at $999...

August 21, 2019 10:30 am

Intel Announces First AI Chip Developed in Israel

CTech - Intel unveiled an inference tasks chip for large computing centers on Tuesday at the Hot Chips 2019 conference in Silicon Valley. Called Nervana...

August 21, 2019 10:25 am

Israeli Cybersecurity Company Checkmarx Wins U.S. Navy Contract

CTech - Israel-based cybersecurity company Checkmarx announced Wednesday that it was awarded a contract with the US Navy’s Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC PAC)....


From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...


After Controversies, University of Illinois Housing Staff Receive Antisemit...

Some 1,000 staff and paraprofessionals at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are receiving antisemitism training, following several recent campus controversies. The...


In 10 Years, Israel Wants Nearly Half Its Electricity to Be Solar

CTech - Within a decade, 43 percent of Israel’s electricity could be solar, according to a report released earlier this month by Israel’s Ministry of Environmental Protection. By 2030, this...

Middle East

‘No, No America’: Iraq Protesters Demand US Military Pullout

Tens of thousands of Iraqis rallied in central Baghdad on Friday calling for the expulsion of US troops, but the protest mostly dissipated after a few hours despite fears of...

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