Innovation & Tech

HP HP launches investment arm in US, Israel

Tali Tsipori, Globes With offices in Palo Alto and Tel Aviv, HP Tech Ventures will invest in 3D printing, virtual reality, IoT, artificial intelligence, smart machines and more. US technology and printing giant HP is launching HP Tech Ventures, a corporate investment arm that will develop cooperation and investments in early stage technology companies. Read […]

May 10, 2016
68 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Israel

68 reasons to celebrate Israel: diversity, hi-tech, fun, delicious snacks and much more. Share this to wish Israel a happy 68th birthday! :: Israel

May 9, 2016
Desalitech’s-ReFlex-Reverse-Osmosis-systems-featuring-patented-Closed-Circuit-Desalination-CCD™-technolog-635x357 Desalitech wins international award for water technology

Luke Tress, Times of Israel Israeli company’s purification system reduces wastewater by 50 to 75 percent Israeli water purification company Desalitech received 2016’s Global Water Award for Breakthrough Water Technology Company of the Year. Desalitech’s ReFlex reverse osmosis system reduces wastewater by 50 to 75 percent and reduces energy consumption by up to 35 percent. […]

May 3, 2016
Typing_computer_screen_reflection Could Israel’s tech hub eclipse Silicon Valley?

We all know the billion-dollar tech behemoths from Silicon Valley – Apple, Google and Facebook – but that’s not to say that all successful startups originate in the US Not to mention that Apple, Google and Facebook have all set up offices around Israel and have been using Israeli employees to grow their research and […]

April 11, 2016
Quenching your thirst with sea water

Years of water scarcity and drought forced Israel to come up with innovative ways to conserve, recycle and desalinate water. Today, as a world leader in cutting edge desalination technology and with the world’s largest desalination plant, Israel actually enjoys a water surplus. Did you know? 60% of Israel’s tap water comes from desalinated water. […]

April 8, 2016
cancer-cells-541954_1920-635x357 Weizmann-developed drug may be speedy prostate cancer cure, studies show

David Shamah, Times of Israel Weizmann-developed drug may be speedy prostate cancer cure, studies show Scientists at the Weizmann Institute may have found the cure for prostate cancer, at least if it is caught in its early stages – via a drug that doctors inject into cancerous cells and treat with infrared laser illumination. Using […]

April 6, 2016