hummus-635x357 Hummus map shows off Israeli tech, and taste

By David Shamah, Times of Israel Tech wunderkind Ben Lang’s latest project celebrates a day dedicated to Israel’s favorite food – and the country’s technology Fans of hummus, the Middle Eastern chickpea-based dip, as well as fans of Israeli tech, have something to celebrate Wednesday when “International Hummus Day” is held around the world. Don’t […]

May 13, 2015
ontario-635x357 Israel and Ontario extend joint R&D program

By Niv Elis, Jerusalem Post “There’s huge human talent potential in Ontario in every area,” visiting minister from Canadian province says. The Chief Scientist’s Office in the Economy Ministry and Ontario’s Minister of Research and Innovation Reza Moridi extended a 10-year strong Ontario-Israel Collaboration Program for another five years on Sunday, bringing the cumulative value […]

May 12, 2015
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