Posts Tagged ‘Technology in Israel’

High Tech : Apple eyeing developers of Xbox Kinect technology

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Apple is said to be in talks with Prime Sense to negotiate the deal estimated to be over 185 million pounds Software manufacturer Apple is reportedly eyeing Israel based developers of the technology used in Microsoft’s Xbox 360 gadgetKinect. According to the Daily Express, Apple is in talks with PrimeSense to negotiate the deal estimated to be […]

Charity Nation: Israeli Startups Donate To Charity In Stock Options

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We’ve told you before about Tmura, the impressive Israeli charity that enables startups to give back to the community by donating equity stocks and stock options at an early stage. If the startups fail, Tmura doesn’t make any money, but when startups are sold or go public, Tmura gets to cash in its shares and donate […]

EZchip Discount Narrows on Earnings Forecasts: Israel Overnight

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EZchip Semiconductor Ltd. (EZCH) rose in New York, narrowing the Israeli chipmaker’s discount to Tel Aviv-traded shares, on speculation that earnings growth will pick up in the second half of the year.

High Tech : Apple reportedly in talks to buy Israeli firm responsible for Xbox Kinect’s 3D sensor tech

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Apple is rumored to be in acquisition talks with Israeli development company PrimeSense, which created the range camera technology Microsoft used as a base for the Xbox 360’s 3D-motion tracking Kinect sensor. According to Israeli publication Calcalist (via The Next Web), Apple and PrimeSense are in advanced talks for an acquisition reportedly worth $280 million. The company creates […]

Lessons From Israel’s Healthcare System Could Optimize Eye Health Around The World

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According to the World Health Organization, 80% of blindness is preventable or treatable – but it remains a severe health concern across the globe, even in industrialized countries. Now hope is on the horizon – especially if countries are willing to emulate Israel’s approach to eye health, says Prof.Michael Belkin of the Goldschleger Eye Research […]

Leviev sells Russian language cable station for $6.5m

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Lev Leviev and Africa-Israel have sold their stake in Vash Telekanal to their partner Alexander Levin. Lev Leviev is selling Israel’s Russian language cable station, Channel 9 to his partner Alexander Levin. Africa-Israel Investments Ltd. (TASE:AFIL), which he controls, today notified the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) that it and Leviev have sold their 48% stake in […]

Intel in talks with Israel on $10bn investment

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Intel, the US chip computer giant, is reported to be in talks with Israel on a new $10bn investment in the country. Intel is Ireland’s largest industrial employer and in terms of jobs (about 4,000), it is second in the FDI (foreign direct investment) rankings to Henry Ford’s tractor plant which he built in his father’s […]

Israeli Defense Minister: Future Conflicts Will be Decided by Technological Superiority

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In the face of budget cuts across Israel’s Armed Forces, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said investments in technology are what will allow Israel to maintain a technological advantage over its enemies, according to Israel’s Ma’ariv daily.