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The Intel logo is displayed at the entrance of Intel Corp. headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., Monday, April 18, 2011. Intel Corp. reports quarterly financial earnings Tuesday, April 19, 2011, after the market close. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Report: Intel Planning $5 Billion Investment in Israeli Plant

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Intel Corp plans to invest $5 billion to expand production at its Kiryat Gat plant in southern Israel, Israeli Economy Minister Eli Cohen said on Wednesday after talks with the U.S. chipmaker.

In this Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 photo, an employee checks the quality of glass bottles on the production line at Phoenicia Glass Works Ltd. factory in the southern Israeli town of Yeruham. Phoenicia Glass Works, Israel’s only glass container factory, produces one million containers a day. Some 300,000 bottles a …

Boom: Israel’s Annual Exports Expected to Exceed $100 Billion

Israel’s annual exports of goods and services are expected to exceed $100 billion for the first time when the final figures for 2017 come in, according to a preliminary report by the Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute as well as the country’s Economy and Industry Ministry.

Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke in Game of Thrones (HBO, 2011)

Iranian National Indicted With Criminal Charges Over HBO Hack

Federal prosecutors have slapped an Iranian national with criminal charges for hacking HBO and prematurely releasing several Game of Thrones scripts and episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm, in addition to private executive emails.

Air Canada (Ramiel Migue / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Air Canada Makes Another Mistake at SFO, FAA to Investigate

Three months after an Air Canada flight narrowly avoided causing the “greatest aviation disaster in history,” a second Air Canada jet ignored a San Francisco air traffic controller’s repeated orders to abort a landing at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), sparking an investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Jerry Brown fracking (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press)

Liberal Geographer: California is Descending into Socialism

Liberal geographer Joel Kotkin has penned an op-ed in the Orange County Register warning that California is “descen[ding] into socialism” — one that is deigned to protect, rather than expropriate, its rich Silicon Valley elite.