Google Rolls Out AI-Powered Flood Forecasting In India, Says Head Of Tel Aviv R&D Center
The tech giant is using AI and significant computational power to better predict when and where floods will occur, saving lives and trying to mitigate billions in damages, Yossi Matias explains.
September 26, 2018
Former PM Ehud Barak’s Latest Tech Venture Is A Medical Cannabis Firm
The former Israeli leader has a hand in a number of startups in the Israeli tech ecosystem including in cybersecurity, biometrics, and rescue tech.
September 25, 2018
Medtronic To Acquire Israeli Medical Tech Firm Mazor Robotics In $1.6B Deal
Medtronic is buying the Caesaria-based medical device company - in the largest deal ever for an Israeli medical firm - to become a world leader in robotics-guided spinal surgery.
September 21, 2018
Israel’s Trigo Vision Wants To Bring The Amazon Go Shopping Experience To All Retail Stores
As Amazon opens its 4th automated supermarket location, this Israeli startup aims to help all retailers and customers adopt the 'just walk out' shopping process.
September 20, 2018
Breath Test Device May Help Diagnose Early-Stage Parkinson’s Disease
Scientists at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology developed a device with an array of 40 sensors that they say was able to detect early-stage Parkinson's with 81 percent accuracy.
September 18, 2018
Head Lice? Israeli Entrepreneurs Are Tackling These Parasites With Homegrown Innovation
With school back in session, lice are making a comeback as well, with parents scrambling for long-lasting solutions to eradicate them.
September 17, 2018
European Investment Fund Announces First $20M Equity Investment In Israeli Cleantech
The EU agency will invest with Israel Cleantech Ventures (ICV) in seed and early-stage companies developing innovative tech that enhances resource efficiency and sustainability.
September 13, 2018
Israel’s Flytrex Is Flying Drones Carrying Burgers And Beers To Hungry US Golfers
The Israeli drone logistics firm, which is also testing its tech in North Carolina, is teaming up with a North Dakota golf course to drop food deliveries.
September 12, 2018
Ancient Jerusalem Comes To Life With 3D VR Tech In New Guided Tours
The Tower of David museum and the ToD Innovation Lab partnered with Lithodomos VR to produce the first mobile virtual reality walking tour of Jerusalem, called 'Step into History.'
September 11, 2018
Scientists Harness AI, Deep Learning To Fast-Track Drug Discovery And Development
Israeli data researchers, including Dr. Kira Radinsky, say they developed a system that will significantly shorten drug development time and reduce costs.
September 10, 2018
Tel Aviv Is Looking To Take Its Smart City Efforts To The Next Level
At a panel during the DLD Tel Aviv conference, municipality leaders highlighted on smart city projects that are enhancing the Tel Aviv digital revolution.
September 06, 2018
Israeli Wound-Closure Technique Aims To Replace Surgical Suturing Worldwide
TopClosure, a skin-stretching mechanism that helps close open wounds in civilian and military scenarios, is being applied in major surgery and transplants, according to its inventor Dr. Moris Topaz.
September 04, 2018
Israeli Race Car Maker Griiip Revs Up Engines To Disrupt Motorsport Industry
The motorsport industry in Israel is advancing, complete with a new regulation-size racetrack, and Griiip is on hand to bring new innovations to the entry-level racing market.
September 03, 2018
TAU Among World’s Top 10 Universities Producing Entrepreneurs, Startup Founders
Tel Aviv University was the only non-American institution in the top ranking, according to a new report by research firm Pitchbook.
September 02, 2018
Startup To Scale-Up: Israel’s 10 ‘Hottest’ Companies In 2018, According To WIRED
Healthy.io, Lightricks, Vayyar, and Missbeez were among the Israeli startups selected by the renowned American tech magazine for its Europe's 100 startups annual round-up.
September 02, 2018