HI-TECH NEWS

Hi-Tech is a comprehensive term that defines all industries that deal with advanced technologies. It primarily refers to technological industries with links to the world of computing, electronics and biotechnology. Israel is advancing Hi-Tech and providing these innovations in the global market for the benefit of healthcare, business and defense.

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LinkedIn headquarters in Mountain View, California.
LinkedIn, much like TikTok, could have been used to spy on you
Tik Tok logos are seen on smartphones in front of displayed ByteDance logo in this illustration
TikTok distances from Beijing in response to India app ban
By REUTERS
The Emeo, the world's first digital practice horn for saxophone players. (Credit: EMEO TEAM LTD / ILYA YAKOVLEV)
Israeli start-up develops digital practice saxophone
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The logo of state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the country's biggest defence contractor, is seen at their offices next to Ben Gurion International airport, near Or Yehuda, Israel February 27, 2017.
IAI, Rafael work with UAE counterpart to combat coronavirus
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Employee holds a container with lab-grown steak as she works in a laboratory at Aleph Farms in Rehovot, Israel
Israeli startup will test 3-D printed steaks in high-end restaurants
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
When one clicks on the Center for Near East Policy's YouTube channel once receives a 404 error.
YouTube removes 25,000 pages for hate-speech
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
Staff at monday.com's Tel Aviv headquarters
Israeli unicorn monday.com launches pioneering feature to build custom app
Boxes containing Sodastream products are seen at a shop in London, Britain August 20, 2016
SodaStream becomes the first Israeli company to join Facebook boycott
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF , REUTERS
CEO of Credit Suisse Financial Services (Israel) Ltd Hila Goldenberg
Credit Suisse appoints new Israel chief
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Intercepting drone
IAI and Iron Drone to integrate interception capabilities into Drone Guard
COVID-19 SHIELD, by Track160
Israeli company develops tech to stop corona spread on soccer pitch
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Open Web CEO and co-founder Nadav Shoval
Tech Talk: OpenWeb fighting online toxicity
Workers at Jerusalem high-tech companies
Israeli Ecosystem ranked 6th on Startup Genome Report
US ASTRONAUT Buzz Aldrin is pictured during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity on the Moon, July 29, 1969. Right: Holocaust survivor and Mengele twin Eva Kor. What do they have in common?
NASA to award total of $35K to who can design a toilet for moon landers
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
An illustrative picture of the Healthy.io wound monitoring technology.
Israeli company Healthy.io buys largest American competitor, Inui Health
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
An Israeli flag is seen on the first of Israel's El Al Airlines order of 16 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner jets, as it lands at Ben Gurion International Airport, near Tel Aviv
Boeing strengthens Israeli companies by investing $1b. in last 3 years
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
DEMONSTRATORS CARRY an inflatable angry emoji during a protest outside the Facebook annual shareholders meeting in California in May 2019.
Facebook tightens hateful conduct policies as ad boycott gains steam
By REUTERS
Winning team of JCT Women's Hackathon 2020
JCT's 44-hour Women's Hackathon produces innovative coronavirus solutions
OUTSIDE A Tokyo brokerage house. Alternative landing pads for start-ups in Asia range from Japan and South Korea to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore.
The gateway to Asia stretches beyond China for Israeli innovators
A general view shows part of Tel Aviv amid an ease of restrictions following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Israel May 7, 2020.
Tel Aviv-Jerusalem ranked world's 6th strongest start-up ecosystem
Drew Houston, CEO of Dropbox
Dropbox introduces new family plan
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
SABRIN SNOUNU, chef/owner of Snounu restaurant in central Gaza, creates some good-looking crepes.
Gazan women go entrepreneurial amid obstacles and COVID-19
By SANAA ALSWERKY/THE MEDIA LINE
WERE YOU able to be alone and enjoy your own company?
How COVID-19 changed the Israeli VC investment landscape
By ITAY SAGIE
Volunteers at Hatzeva Farm in the Arava
Israeli app to help rescue thousands of tons of food in the US
By MICOL DEBASH , DEBBIE PERLA
OrCam Read is a lightweight, handheld device with a smart camera that seamlessly reads text from any printed surface or digital screen
OrCam: Hi-tech for low vision
By SHLOMO MAITAL
Georgina Green at her office in Tel Aviv
The Beezee buzz
By JUDITH SUDILOVSKY
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chats with Dr. Ganor
Israel at the vanguard of counter-terrorism
TEL AVIV’S congested Ayalon Highway in 2014.
Tel Aviv's Ayalon Freeway to serve as autotech testing ground
Is Purchasing an Apartment in Tel Aviv still a good Investment for 2020?
By JASON BLACKSHAW
ARBOX CEO and co-founder Alen Debensason (left) and co-founder Ran Lev
Why COVID-19 helped teach the need for remote servicing
Artificial intelligence
UMass Amherst AI expert wins major US Army civilian award
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
ARBOX CEO and co-founder Alen Debensason (left) and co-founder Ran Lev.
Why COVID-19 helped teach the need for remote servicing
windows vista 298.88
Decade-old vulnerability discovered in Windows' Group Policy application
The printed airplane
Technion students conduct first test flight for a 3D printed aircraft
A Bird e-scooter rider and Bird Maps
Stay in your lane: Bird to pilot scooter navigation app in Tel Aviv
AMIR RAPAPORT (left), Cybertech founder and editor-in-chief of ‘Israel Defense,’ with Gil Shwed, founder/CEO of Check Point Software Technologies, at Cybertech 2019.
The Cyber Revolution – akin to the Industrial Revolution
By TALIA LEVIN , ALAN ROSENBAUM
The planned Druze High-Tech Empowerment Center (DTEC).
DTEC center to empower Druze veterans to integrate into hi-tech sector
The Private Kit mobile app, which aims to help authorities with contact tracing efforts to curb the spread of a novel coronavirus, seen on a phone in this picture illustration taken April 9, 2020.
Israeli contact tracing app raises privacy concerns in US
By ROHAMA BRUK / THE MEDIA LINE
Faces Behind Masks
NPO ensures you’ll see your doctor, even behind a mask
An AgRobics wastewater treatment facility
The Israeli start-up turning harmful wastewater into renewable energy
CEO of Check Point Technologies, Gil Shwed, with Avi Jorisch’s book, ‘Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World’ (Gefen Publishing House)
Cyber wars: Check Point leads the way in defending Israel against hackers
By SHLOMO MAITAL
Representatives from Israel and Guatemala stand near a GEN-M atmospheric water generator.
Israeli tech helps Guatemala cope following Tropical Storm Amanda
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Solar
Solar power firm CEO offering property owners rent for leasing their roofs
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
A MigVax scientist is seen working on a potential vaccine candidate.
MigVax appoints former Teva, Check Point VP as chairman of the board
Synctuition mindfulness app.
Israeli–Estonian start-up offers mindfulness to COVID-19-plagued world
Healthcare workers test a resident at a camp set up for the coronavirus disease outside a temple in Dharavi, one of Asia's largest slums, Mumbai, India, June 7, 2020.
Israel's Zebra-Med bring coronavirus diagnostics to India's Apollo
NYSE.
Israeli insurance start-up Lemonade files for US IPO
By REUTERS
Upstream Security CEO Yoav Levy (left) & CTO Yonatan Appel
Software giant Salesforce backs Israeli automotive data start-up
Ofek 10 satellite
State owned weapons tech company Tomer gets off to flying start
A test drone operator prepares to launch a drone during a demonstration of Israel's NSO Group's product, Eclipse, a system that commandeers and force-lands intruding drones, at Bloomfield Stadium, in Tel Aviv, Israel June 8, 2020
Israel's NSO showcases drone tech, pushes to counter rights abuse allegations
By REUTERS
The ConnectOrt group from Givat Ram Ort Middle School in Jerusalem at Datathon 2020
Israeli middle schoolers create app to help students in time of crisis
Spot co-founders Amiram Shachar (left) and Liran Polak (right)
Data giant NetApp acquires Israel's Spot in $450m. deal
Freight containers are seen on a freight container ship as a worker looks on at DP World, Southampton Docks, in Southampton, Britain, March 27, 2017.
Alibaba taps Jerusalem start-up to launch freight platform
Staircases: A step in the right direction
By JOHN BENZAQUEN
Property inspection: Let the buyer be aware
Property inspection: Let the buyer be aware
By JASON BLACKSHAW
OptimalPlus Founder and CEO Dan Glotter.
Israel's OptimalPlus acquired in $365 million deal
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
A MigVax researcher works on a COVID-19 vaccine.
Israel's OurCrowd launches $100m. pandemic innovation fund
L-R Gal Fridman, Chairman, Maya Gonik, Head of Business Development, Ariel Gorfung, CEO.
Israel's Aquarius, Nokia to supply micro-generators to southeast Asia
By REUTERS
Employees, mostly veterans of military computing units, use keyboards as they work at a cyber hotline facility at Israel's Computer Emergency Response Centre (CERT) in Beersheba, southern Israel
Check Point CEO: We need to prepare for the coming 'cyber pandemic'
Gil Perry, CEO of startup company D-ID, stands on stage during a presentation to the CyberTech 2018 conference in Tel Aviv, Israel January 31, 2018.
Coronavirus crisis: 65% of Israeli start-ups face ruin within 6 months
PASSENGERS WEARING masks push trolleys yesterday at the departures terminal at Ben-Gurion Airport.
New website acts as database of coronavirus rules in 84 countries
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
3D printed mechanical and robotic prosthetic hands
Iron Man’s hand: Technion gives prosthetic hands to children
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Part of the controls from the SmarTap system.
Israeli company SmarTap acquired by Masco Corporation
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Eric Yuan, CEO of Zoom Video Communications
Zoom plans to roll out strong encryption for paying customers only
By REUTERS
US Ambassador to Israel meets with Yoav Hendel and Zvi Hauser from Telem
US prioritizes stopping Chinese involvement in Israeli 5G
University of Haifa.
Haifa University launches student VC fund
Artistic depiction of how innovative laser defense system would function on the battle field
US Navy uses killer lasers to down drones
A man using an electric hand drill on a plank
Israeli start-up enables vital job estimates from a social distance
(From left) NASA astronauts Eric Boe, Donald Thomas and Mark Vande Hei participate in Israeli Space Week
Remembering the Ramons: Space Week brings NASA astronauts to Israel
Woman with virtual reality goggles (illustrative)
Palestinians look to a digital future to connect with their past
By REUTERS
IAI's TaxiBot is seen taxiing a plane.
IAI's TaxiBot to expand to airports in Netherlands, India
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
A Visa credit card is seen on a computer keyboard in this picture illustration
Credit firm Michman signs up ex-Midgal CEO as chairman
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
AVIGAYLE ADLER and her children with masks made from a kit.
Corona-preneurs: Anglo entrepreneurs retool in the face of coronavirus
By Rivkah Lambert Adler
Orca Security managing founders Gil Geron (left) and Avi Shua
Israeli cloud security startup Orca Security raises $20 million
By REUTERS
U.S. chipmaker Intel Corp's logo is seen on their "smart building" in Petah Tikva, near Tel Aviv
Intel acquires Israeli mobility start-up Moovit for $900m.
A record year for smartphone sales in Israel
Israeli startup Secret Double Octopus raises $15 m. to help end passwords
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The Twitter application is seen on a phone screen August 3, 2017
Twitter turns off SMS service in most countries
Father using Tyto Care device to take daughter's temperature.
The Israeli MedTech start-ups that stand out in the coronavirus crisis
Israeli engineer stands in the new electrical substation near the West Bank city of Jenin
Program for sustainability in Palestinian energy gets $63m. in funds
The Apple logo is pictured at its flagship retail store
Apple: 'No evidence' that hackers exploited flaw in iPhones, iPads
By REUTERS
Sonarax technology allows users to perform everyday work tasks without having to come into contact with the objects, therein slowing the spread of the coronavirus
Israeli start-up to combat spread of coronavirus using touchless tech
IF YOU consider the possibilities at ISA’s fingertips, the information they will have access to becomes almost endless
As gov'ts use coronavirus to spy on public, is our privacy infringed?
By DR. TEHILLA SHWARTZ ALTSHULER
Iphone (Illustrative photo)
iPhones, iPads may have had flaw allowing hackers to steal data for years
By REUTERS
Rafael’s Coronavirus Robot
Israel's defense industry switches gears in the war against coronavirus
A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris April 15, 2014
How can you make Zoom meetings safer?
By JONATHAN GREENBLATT/JTA
An Israeli flag is seen on the first of Israel's El Al Airlines order of 16 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner jets, as it lands at Ben Gurion International Airport, near Tel Aviv
Navigating the crisis: How does El Al's anticipated bailout stack up?
NGC 4866, a lenticular galaxy, is shown in this NASA handout provided on July 19, 2013. Situated about 80 million light-years from earth, this image was captured by the Advanced Camera for Surveys, an instrument on the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope
Space scientists use coronavirus lockdown as dry run for Mars mission
By REUTERS
The full-time, Tel Aviv-based position will include responsibility for "driving the Service, Sales and Delivery strategy and operations in Israel," Tesla said in an online job posting
Tesla to move ahead with commercial launch in Israel
Eyesight Technologies' Driver Monitoring System technology
Israeli AI vision combats driver fatigue, even with a face mask
A part of the trench is seen in a former Jordanian military post at Ammunition Hill in Jerusalem. Originally built by the British, the site was captured by Jordan in the 1948-1949 war and held by them until Israeli troops captured it in the 1967 Six Day War.
Passover, climate change & the coronavirus
FILE PHOTO: The Apple Inc. logo is seen hanging at the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 16, 2019
Apple, Google to create contact tracing tech to fight coronavirus spread
By REUTERS
A man types into a keyboard during the Def Con hacker convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
All hackers in the Cyber 2.0 International Hackers Challenge fail
 ISRAELI STARTUP Slinger is looking to change the tennis landscape for players of all levels.
Meet Slinger – the perfect, portable tennis partner in a bag
By Uriel Sturm
A HEALTHCARE worker checks on patients remotely by using CLEW Medical’s AI-based technology.
Hillel's Tech Corner: Clues to the COVID-19 crisis
Hillel Fuld (left) and Eytan Halon (right) meet in Israel on January 1, 2019
Coronavirus and the Start Up nation: How COVID-19 impacts tech
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Children using virtual reality technology to learn about Jewish culture
Start-up raises funds for new multipurpose VR gaming chair
ADELLE PROJECTS
Concrete flooring: Some hard-and-fast facts By Jason Blackshaw
By JASON BLACKSHAW
People pose in front of a display showing the word 'cyber' in binary code, in this picture illustration taken in Zenica
Cyber 2.0 to hold home-based hack competition
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
File photo of a Microsoft logo on an office building in New York
Microsoft divests from Israeli facial recognition firm AnyVision
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