waterloo Donation funds expansion of research between leading innovation universities

A $1.6-million gift to the University of Waterloo and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology by The Gerald Schwartz & Heather Reisman Foundation is enabling world-changing research in a range of disciplines, including research into lung disease and quantum computing. “This gift shows what a partnership between two of the world’s top innovation universities supported by the […]

April 28, 2015
Blackberry-Logo Last, but not least, BlackBerry acquires Israeli R&D center

With the acquisition of WatchDox, the device maker joins Apple, Google, Samsung, and other majors doing development in Israel In a pre-Independence Day “gift” to Israel, Canadian device maker BlackBerry announced Tuesday that it was acquiring Israeli security start-up WatchDox. The deal is worth $100 million, according to industry reports. With the acquisition, the company joins […]

April 24, 2015
IMG_20150422_125747 The Foodie List – Tel Aviv bloggers welcome international culinary TV show

By: ‪ Kristof Steiner Camera‬ on, cuz somethin’ is ‪‎cooking‬! I’m excited to share with you the great news – ‪Canada‬’s latest ‪culinary‬ revolution, ‪#‎TheFoodieList‬ ‪TV show‬ is coming to town. Stay tuned‬ for more, foodies of the world, I’m sharing the juicy details.* I’m ‪‎happy‬ and ‪proud‬ to be one of the ‪foodies‬ presenting […]

April 23, 2015
2471 BlackBerry set to buy WatchDox for $150m

The Canadian mobile phone manufacturer will set up an Israel R&D center based on the acquisition of WatchDox. Mobile phone manufacturer BlackBerry is set to buy Israeli file-sharing security company WatchDox, sources inform “Globes.” People close to the deal say that the Canadian company will pay between $150 and $200 million for the company, which […]

April 21, 2015
DavidLevin Levin a game-breaker

David Levin wasn’t on the radar of many hockey teams four years ago. He wasn’t even on the ice, or anywhere near a rink, for that matter. But in a story that reads like a movie script, the talented Israeli Canadian has gone from complete unknown to potential top pick in the upcoming OHL Priority […]

April 7, 2015
UniParke-Vehicle-Conveyance-Shuttle-800 Unitronics to build Canada’s largest automatic parking lot

Unitronics Systems will receive $24 million for the Calgary project for a major hotel chain. Unitronics Industrial Automation Ltd.(EuroNM: UNITB; TASE: UNIT) today notified the stock exchange that its subsidiary, Unitronics Systems, had signed a binding letter of intent with Properties Prestige to design, supply, and build an automatic parking lot in Calgary, Canada. Unitronics […]

March 17, 2015