Tuesday, April 23rd | 18 Nisan 5779


avatar Meir Orbach / CTech

ARTICLES BY: Meir Orbach / CTech

April 18, 2019 10:37 am

Israel Sets Up Innovation Incubators in Country’s Rural Areas

CTech - The Israel Innovation Authority (IIA), the government’s tech investment arm, is launching another venture intended to encourage local entrepreneurship in Israel’s rural areas. With an overall...

April 14, 2019 7:47 am

Cyber Attackers Only Need to Be Smart Once, Says Former IDF Cyber-Security Expert

CTech - A cyber attacker only needs to be smart once, but to defend against attacks you have to be smart all the time, said...

March 28, 2019 12:35 pm

Walmart CEO Visits Israel With Delegation, Meets With Local Startups

CTech - Walmart CEO Doug McMillon arrived in Israel earlier this week for a visit accompanied by a delegation of senior company officials, according to...

March 24, 2019 12:25 pm

You Cannot Develop Technology Without Social Responsibility, Says Microsoft Exec

CTech - Charlotte Yarkoni, Microsoft’s corporate vice president of cloud and artificial intelligence, is one of the highest-ranking women at the multinational tech behemoth. As...

March 6, 2019 11:16 am

Israeli Railway Safety System Developer Rail Vision Raises $10 Million

CTech - Railway safety system developer Rail Vision has raised $10 million in a round led by German automotive manufacturer Knorr-Bremse AG, according to one...

March 6, 2019 11:07 am

Israel’s Roboteam to Supply Robots to Italian Military Police

CTech - Israeli defense robotics company Robo-Team (known as Roboteam) announced Wednesday it won a $10 million bid to supply robots to the Arma dei...

February 19, 2019 11:18 am

Innovation Is Not Just About Tech, Says Bank Leumi Exec

CTech - Every industry needs innovation and it is not all about tech, said Shmulik Arbel, head of the corporate and commercial division at Bank...

February 4, 2019 10:51 am

Israeli Nir Blumberger to Manage Facebook’s Investments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

CTech - Israeli Nir Blumberger will manage Facebook’s investments and acquisitions across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), two people familiar with the matter...

February 4, 2019 10:44 am

Palo Alto Networks in Talks to Acquire Israeli Information Security Firm Demisto

CTech - Palo Alto Networks Inc. is in talks to acquire Israeli information security firm Demisto Inc., according to three people familiar with the matter. Demisto...

January 31, 2019 12:04 pm

California-Based Company Lime to Deploy Hundreds of E-Scooters in Tel Aviv Area

CTech - San Mateo, California-headquartered smart mobility company Lime will deploy hundreds of e-scooters in the Tel Aviv area within the next few days, one...

January 28, 2019 11:31 am

Samsung Acquires Israeli Smartphone Camera Developer Corephotonics for $155 Million

CTech - Samsung has signed a deal to acquire Tel Aviv-based smartphone camera company Corephotonics Ltd. on Sunday, according to the Israeli law firms representing...

January 24, 2019 11:53 am

New Israeli App Can Evaluate the Quality, Ripeness, and Freshness of Fruits and Vegetables.

CTech - Israeli startup Clarifruit (listed as AclarTech) uses computer vision and machine-learning technology to quickly evaluate the quality, ripeness, and freshness of fruits and...

January 21, 2019 12:52 pm

Microsoft to Officially Launch a Tel Aviv Event Hub

CTech - Next Tuesday, Microsoft’s executive vice president of the cloud and enterprise group Scott Guthrie will visit Israel to officially launch the company’s event...

January 21, 2019 12:51 pm

Japanese Company That Bought Viber for $900 Million Looking to Expand Investments, Collaborations in Israel

CTech - In 2014, Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten Inc. acquired Israeli messaging app Viber Inc. for $900 million and made it a central part of its...


Jewish Celebrities Share Passover Photos on Social Media

A number of Jewish celebrities took to social media over the weekend to share pictures from their Passover Seders and...

Irish Pro-Israel Groups Condemn BDS Boycott of Eurovision Song Contest

JNS.org - Several top Irish pro-Israel groups and leaders have signed an open letter...

Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz to Host Passover Seders at Coachella

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz will host a number of Passover Seders during the second weekend of the Coachella music festival in California...


Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...


DePaul University Professor Attracts Criticism Over Op-Ed Encouraging Israe...

A professor of ethics and philosophy at DePaul University in Chicago is facing criticism for supporting Israeli annexation of the...


Netanyahu Bodyguard Seen Carrying State-of-the-Art Chinese Anti-Drone Rifle

One of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's bodyguards was seen on video Tuesday carrying an unusual weapon later identified as an anti-drone rifle. The video, published by Hebrew news site Mako,...

Middle East

Iran Lawmakers Authorize Firm Action Against US ‘Terrorist’ Act...

Iran's parliament passed a bill on Tuesday requiring the government take firm steps to respond to "terrorist actions" by US...