Israeli technology

All Aboard! Israelis Greet New Fast Train’s Arrival

JERUSALEM – Israelis climbed aboard the country’s new high-speed train on Tuesday as it partially opened to whisk passengers from Jerusalem to Ben Gurion airport, a massive project years in the making.

A partial view of the train platform at the new high-speed train station between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, at the Yitzhak Navon Railway Station in Jerusalem on September 20, 2018. (Photo by THOMAS COEX / AFP) (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

Europe Eyes Israeli Technologies for Spotting Terrorists Online

European powers are trying to develop better means for pre-emptively spotting “lone-wolf” militants from their online activities and are looking to Israeli-developed technologies, a senior EU security official said on Tuesday.

Erika Jimenez, a fourth grade teacher in the school district, has her iris recorded into the iris recognition system at Park Avenue Elementary School January 30, 2006 in Freehold, New Jersey. Iris recognition systems use a video camera to record the colored ring around the eye's pupil, identifying the unique …

Israeli MK Sees Bright Future For Israel-African Cooperation

Arutz Sheva reports: MK Avraham Neguise (Likud), chairman of the Aliyah Committee and founder of the Lobby for Relations Between Israel and African Countries, welcomed a delegation of prominent women representing 10 sub-Saharan African nations to the Knesset on Monday.

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta sign agreements with Israeli Prime Minister in Jerusalem on February 23, 2016.

Assad May Be Using Israeli-Made Drones

TEL AVIV – A new image from Syria indicates that an Israeli-made drone may be helping the Assad regime fight rebel groups, Ynet news reported. The photo seems to show a drone of the same kind sold by Israel Air

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Israel Building The World’s Largest Solar Tower

Located in the middle of a desert, this solar tower is part of a new generation of solar power technology and helping to cement Israeli’s position as a world leader in renewable energy. Developers hope the launch will energize the

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Revealed: The Missile That Looks Like a UAV

Ynetnews reports: Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) unveiled at an international aviation exhibition in Singapore this week new “Roamer” class missiles that look like an unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), but are in fact missiles that hover in the air until they

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Israel to Invest to Track Potential Terrorists on Social Media

The Jerusalem Post reports: Israel will invest more in technology enabling it to gather intelligence on social media about potential “lone wolf” terrorists, Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said on Wednesday. Erdan was speaking at a session at the third annual

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Anonymous Messaging App Stirs Controversy in Israel

TEL AVIV (AFP) –  A new Israeli app launched by a company with investors including Will.I.Am and Nicki Minaj has been accused of encouraging teen bullying and Internet trolls. The Blindspot app allows users to send anonymous messages, photos and videos

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Israel Brings Tech Expertise to Protecting Connected Cars

Building on its expertise in technology, Israel is emerging as a leader in the race to keep cars secure and prevent the nightmare scenario of a hacker commandeering your vehicle. Most cars today are equipped with some level of connectivity


Israeli Startup Delivers a Suitcase That Follows You Around

The Times of Israel reports: Israeli startup NUA Robotics has unveiled a prototype for luggage that uses Bluetooth technology to sync with a smartphone app, locate its owner, and follow along. The case also features an anti-theft alarm, a USB

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Israeli Scientists May Have Found Cure For Diabetes

TEL AVIV – An Israeli biotech company is developing an engineered micro-pancreas (EMP) to safeguard transplanted insulin-producing beta cells and eventually cure diabetes, ISRAEL21c reported. In addition to regulating type 1 diabetes, Betalin Therapeutics’ tissue-engineering invention also has the potential

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New Israeli Platform Lets Users Ask Questions Directly To Experts, Celebs

TEL AVIV – A new Israeli-invented social network allows users to pose questions directly to hi-tech superstars, ISRAEL21c reported.  Called, the platform was designed to circumvent the often one-sided nature of conventional social networks by inviting users to ask questions

Google's lead designer for 'Inbox by Gmail' Jason Cornwell shows the app's functionalities on a nexus 6 android phone during a media preview in New York on October 29, 2014. Google ramped up its mobile arsenal, upgrading its Nexus line with a new tablet and smartphone, and unveiling its revamped …

Israel Says Arrow 3 Missile Shield Aces Test, Hitting Target In Space

Israel’s upgraded Arrow ballistic missile shield passed a full interception test on Thursday, hitting a target in space meant to simulate the trajectory of the long-range weapons held by Iran, Syria and Hezbollah, the Defense Ministry said. The success was

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