Innovation & Tech

NAB For the first time, Israeli technology to get its own section at world’s largest media expo

For the first time, the National Association of Broadcasters trade show in Las Vegas, the world’s largest media convention, will feature a booth dedicated to Israeli technology. For the first time ever, Israeli technology will get its own booth at the world’s largest media and entertainment expo. The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show displays […]

January 7, 2016
Netflix Netflix expands into 130 more countries in surprise move – including Israel

SAN FRANCISCO – Netflix has begun streaming its Internet video service in 130 more countries, including Israel, nearly completing its expansion a year ahead of schedule. CEO Reed Hastings made the surprise announcement at the end of a presentation Wednesday in Las Vegas at CES, a showcase for gadgets and technology services. Investors cheered the […]

January 6, 2016
china-investment-635x357 Big deals expected at biggest-ever Israel investment event in China

By David Shamah, Times of Israel 2,000 people are checking out what Israeli tech firms and Chinese investors have to offer each other, says Israeli envoy in Beijing At the biggest-ever Israel-China investment event ever, being held in Beijing this week, the recent woes on the Shanghai Stock Exchange are just a passing thought, according […]

January 6, 2016
Hebrew University Novel university ranking system lists Hebrew U in top 50 worldwide

By David Shamah, Times of Israel French researchers parse Wikipedia, rate Jerusalem institution as 47th most important in the world A new ranking has determined, based on the number of times institutions of higher learning were cited in online encyclopedia Wikipedia, that Hebrew University is the 47th most influential such institution in the world. Using […]

January 5, 2016
Cancer-Cell Innovative Israeli drug for treating prostate cancer approved in Mexico

A successful Phase III clinical trial in Latin America, involving 80 patients, confirmed the high rate of local cures and minimal side effects, as evidenced by negative biopsies and maintenance of patients’ potency, continence and quality of life. (Communicated by the Weizmann Institute of Science Spokesperson) A therapy invented at the Weizmann Institute of Science […]

January 5, 2016
Umoove Forbes: 16 Israeli Start-ups Ready To Take On 2016

As 2015 comes to an end, it is time to look forward to 2016. Israel has truly earned its title of Start-Up Nation this year with the success of its start-ups including Meerkat and Interlude. 2016 promises to be even better. Forbes has compiled a list of 16 Israeli start-ups to look out for in […]

December 29, 2015