News from Israel

U.S., Israeli Space Agencies Join Forces to Protect Astronauts From Radiation

Featuring FIBA company StemRad. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—U.S. and Israeli space officials have teamed up with a Tel Aviv-based technology startup to combat one of the gravest threats confronting future astronauts: excessive radiation exposure.To alleviate such hazards, which pose one of the most serious obstacles to human exploration of deep space, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and […]

TimesofIsrael.com: Nike buys Israel computer vision startup Invertex

Invertex uses AI and 3D imaging to analyze users’ feet and suggest shoe models and sizes for best fit By SHOSHANNA SOLOMON Today, 12:17 pm Nike, Inc. has acquired Israeli startup Invertex Ltd., a developer of computer vision technologies, in a bid to strengthen its hold on digital technologies, the US maker of sports shoes […]

Israel21c.org: Israel’s Orbotech acquired for $3.4 billion

The electronics maker will keep its operations in the Israeli city of Yavneh after its purchase by California-based KLA-Tencor. By Abigail Klein Leichman MARCH 20, 2018, 9:09 AM The Israeli firm Orbotech — whose systems help produce virtually every electronic device in the world from computers to phones to connected cars — is being acquired […]

No Camels: 7 Innovative Israeli Startups Bringing AI, Gaming to Education

By Simona Shemer, NoCamels March 01, 2018 0 Comments Israel has one of the most educated populations in the world, with 47 percent of 25-34-year-olds holding a tertiary degree, according to an “Education At a Glance” report last year by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), an 35-member economic organization creating policies to improve […]

No Camels: Israeli Researchers Kill Cancerous Tumor With Synthetic Cells

Simona Shemer, NoCamels | Feb, 15 2018 Israeli scientists at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have successfully treated a cancerous tumor, eradicating its cancer cells using a “nano-factory” – a synthetic cell that produces anti-cancer proteins within the tissue, the Technion announced it a statement this week. Synthetic cells, the prestigious Haifa-based university says, “are […]

NoCamels: Massive Cyber Attacks, Autonomous Electric Cars And ‘Augmented’ Workforces: Israeli Industry Experts’ Predictions For The Next 5 Years

By Ricky Ben-David, NoCamels January 04, 2018 1 Comments In the next round of violence between Israel and the Palestinians, Israel should prepare for massive cyber breaches to critical infrastructure that may do real damage and bring in a new element to war, warned Yuval Shachar, the executive chairman of the leading Israeli cybersecurity think tank Team8. The warning […]