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ARTICLES BY: Meir Orbach / CTech

September 15, 2019 11:22 am

Spotify Acquires Israeli-Founded Online Music Production Marketplace SoundBetter

CTech - New York-listed music streaming company Spotify Technology has acquired Brooklyn-based online music production marketplace SoundBetter, the former announced Thursday. The financial details of...

September 15, 2019 11:17 am

Cardiac Surgery Company CyroLife Signs Option to Acquire Israel-Based EndoSpan for up to $450 Million

CTech - NYSE-listed cardiac and vascular surgery company CyroLife has signed a distribution agreement, credit facilities, and option agreement to acquire Israel-based stent graft company...

August 29, 2019 10:04 am

McKinsey: Israel on Road to Become a Global Autotech Hub

CTech - Israel is on the road to becoming a global mobility hub, according to a report published earlier this month by the McKinsey Center...

August 20, 2019 9:35 am

Israel to Set Up Fast Track for Licensing Fintech Projects

CTech - The Capital Markets, Insurance, and Savings Division of the Israeli Ministry of Finance is looking to set up a fast track for licensing...

August 11, 2019 9:23 am

South Korean Food Conglomerate Lotte to Scout for Israeli Startups

CTech - Korea-listed food conglomerate Lotte is scouting for Israeli startups and technologies. Lotte Chairman Shin Dong-bin is currently on a visit to Israel to...

August 1, 2019 11:02 am

Nuvei Completes $889 Million Acquisition of Israeli-Founded Paytech Company SafeCharge

CTech - Nuvei Corporation has completed its $889 million acquisition of payment technology company SafeCharge International Group, the latter announced Thursday. On Friday, SafeCharge will...

July 22, 2019 11:07 am

Volvo Backs Israeli Road Traffic Injuries Analysis Startup MDgo

CTech - Volvo Cars Tech Fund, the investment arm of Volvo, has backed Israel-based medical AI startup MDGo, incorporated as Endovitech, the former announced Monday....

July 22, 2019 10:57 am

Medtronic Partners With Tel Aviv-Based Stroke Detection Startup Viz.ai

CTech - Dublin-headquartered medical device maker Medtronic has signed a partnership agreement with stroke detection startup Viz.ai, the latter announced Monday. As part of the...

July 21, 2019 12:17 pm

Israeli Fintech Startup Personetics Opens R&D Center in Nazareth

CTech - Israel-based fintech startup Personetics Technologies is opening a research and development center in the northern Israeli town of Nazareth to support its recent...

July 8, 2019 10:17 am

Sony Is the Latest Japanese Company Looking to Tap Israeli Startups With New Fund

CTech - Sony is the latest Japanese company looking to tap Israeli startups. Last week, the company announced a plan to establish a joint fund...

June 25, 2019 11:09 am

Samsung Closes Israeli Accelerator After Four Years

CTech - Samsung has closed its Israeli accelerator, Samsung Runway, two people familiar with the matter told Calcalist on condition of anonymity. The accelerator's website...

June 25, 2019 11:00 am

Only Organizations Adapted to the Digital Revolution Will Survive, Says IBM Israel CEO

CTech - The financial sector has failed to respond holistically to the digital revolution, leading to the creation of "digital islands" not backed by suitable...

June 17, 2019 9:53 am

Microsoft Israel to Integrate Contract Employees as General Staff

CTech - Microsoft’s Israeli research and development center will begin assimilating its contract employees as permanent staff members, according to an email sent to employees...

June 16, 2019 11:32 am

AT&T Communications CEO Looking for the Edge in Israel

CTech - American telecom company AT&T is looking for the edge in Israel. John Donovan, the head of subsidiary AT&T Communications, visited the company’s Israeli...


Montreal Concert Features ‘Violins of Hope’ That Survived Holocaust

Musicians at a concert in Montreal on Saturday played violins that once belonged...

Prominent Zionist Artist’s Remarkable Portrayal of an Arab Leader

On November 20, 1977, former Egyptian president Anwar Sadat became the first Arab...


How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that...


Poland Asks Netflix to Make Changes to Documentary About Nazi Death Camp Gu...

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has pressed Netflix, the US streaming and production company, to make changes to a documentary that includes a map showing Nazi death camps inside...

Middle East

Iraq’s Elite Rallies Around Iran-Backed Plan to Hang on to Power

Iraq's ruling parties appear to have rallied behind a strategy, blessed by Iran, to try to survive a mass anti-government uprising by containing protests on the streets of Baghdad while...


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