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  • Desalination, Israeli-style

    February 13, 2013 | 2:10 pm

    The subsidiary of an Israeli company has been selected to design the largest seawater-desalination plant in the Western Hemisphere. Located in northern San Diego County, the plant will be designed and operated by IDE Americas, part of IDE Technologies, headquartered in Kadima.

  • ‘Like’ this Israeli site for jobs

    September 27, 2012 | 10:24 am

    Here’s a dirty little secret in the job-recruiting business: All those Web sites that help employers and potential employees match up don’t really work that well. Despite all the bells and whistles, the automatic résumé builders and the ability to search on keywords for specific...

  • Facebook acquires Israeli Face.com

    June 18, 2012 | 2:36 pm

    Facebook acquired an Israeli company that specializes in facial recognition software.

    The terms of the deal between Facebook and Face.com were not disclosed by either company, according to the New York Times, which reported the deal on Monday. 

    Face.com has been used by Facebook in the past two years for its “tag” feature in order to identify individuals across Facebook.

    The facial recognition technology used by Face.com is designed to identify individuals by their gender and age.

  • US drops Israeli company from Iran sanctions list

    September 13, 2011 | 11:14 am

    The United States on Tuesday removed an Israeli holding company from a sanctions blacklist for trade with Iran, clarifying a step taken in May that cast a shadow over Israel’s richest family.

    Ofer Brothers Group had denied wrongdoing after it was included on a U.S. State Department...

  • Israeli company on U.S. Iran sanctions list

    May 24, 2011 | 2:33 pm

    An Israeli company is among seven newly sanctioned by the United States for dealings with Iran.

    Ofer Brothers Group is being sanctioned for its role in providing a tanker valued at $8.65 million to an Iranian shipping company.

    The company “failed to exercise due diligence and did...