Amazon moves to buy Israeli start-up Annapurna Labs

Amazon Amazon moves to buy Israeli start-up Annapurna Labs

Cloud service giant reportedly in negotiations for multimillion dollar acquisition of Yokneam based Israeli chip company. After the announcement that cloud storage giant Dropbox acquired Israel-based startup CloudOn, another Israeli company may be bought out by a big name oversees. According to Calcalist, Amazon is in negotiations with the Israeli chip-maker Annapurna Labs, based in […]

January 22, 2015
Screen Shot 2015-01-21 at 10.30.21 AM Baird Promotes Importance of Innovation in Israel

January 20, 2015 – Tel Aviv, Israel – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird holds a round table on innovation and announces a new Canada-Israel Innovation Initiative for Student Research Mobility. “Canada and Israel both have dynamic commercial and research sectors, and we are eager to work with and learn from each other,” said Baird. “This […]

January 21, 2015
Israeli-Created Game ‘Linebound’ Goes Viral In App Store

Israeli game publisher TabTale‘s new Linebound game, released last Sunday, has been downloaded over a million times in its first 72 hours on the 120+ App Stores worldwide. Linebound: Life on the Line, distributed by TabTale’s Crazy Labs “casual” gaming label (Crazy Labs’ titles are aimed at teens and adults), advertises itself as a “fast-paced […]

January 20, 2015
Space Israel Space Week to be launched on Sunday

Space oriented activities will run January 25th through the 29th; information regarding activities accessible through online portal. The annual Israel Space Week — with activities for the whole family — will be held between January 25 and 29. To mark the occasion, the Science, Technology and Space Ministry is opening the largest and most comprehensive […]

January 19, 2015
IndiaIsrael Israeli innovators receive grants to aid developing world

The Grand Challenges Israel program aims to use technology to solve health, water and agricultural challenges in developing nations. Israel’s Grand Challenges initiative on Sunday for the first time awarded ten Israeli innovators with grants of up to NIS 500,000 for projects that tackle tough issues in the developing world. The Grand Challenges Israel program, […]

January 19, 2015
Hacker 12 Israeli Cyber-Security Firms to Watch

Following the disastrous ‘Year of the Data Breach,’ Israeli companies are taking the lead in foiling increasingly sophisticated hackers. When hackers exposed embarrassing emails, passwords, Social Security numbers and other sensitive data from Sony Pictures Entertainment in November last year, the world sat up and took notice. The data thieves (purportedly from North Korea) wreaked […]

January 16, 2015