Israeli businessmen have launched a Web site to help counter calls to boycott products made in Israel.
Israeli scientists and the entrepreneurs who bring their innovations to market have accomplished some remarkable feats during the Jewish state’s 64 years. Israel has long had dairy farms, despite not having any pastureland. Today, thanks to drip-irrigation technology, its desert regions produce quality wine.
To celebrate the 64th anniversary of Israel’s founding, StandWithUs released a new social media application that the pro-Israel educational nonprofit hopes will help expand its impact on Twitter and Facebook.
eBay is expanding its activity in Israel. The Internet consumer company said it will unite its two activity centers in Netanya and Tel Aviv into a development center, and will expand the center by recruiting computer engineers, industrial and management engineers, and information system engineers, Ynet reported Monday.
Israeli space enthusiasts are taking part in an international moon-probe competition.
Apple reportedly is developing add-ons for the Siri interface that will include support for Hebrew, among other languages.
Cornell University and The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology will partner to create a world-class applied science and engineering campus in New York City.
An Israeli scientist won the 2011 Nobel Prize for chemistry, and Jewish scientists also took prizes in physics and medicine.
Tribe Media Corp., parent company of The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, has launched the first Jewish news app designed specifically for the iPad.
A former U.S. government scientist pleaded guilty to charges of trying to sell classified information to Israel.
Judoku, a Jewish version of Sudoku, has been released as an application for the iPad.
A database of Holocaust-era property records has become the largest publicly available, single-source database of lost Jewish property assets from that era.
Facebook, citing free speech, has rejected a request by Holocaust survivors to remove some pages that espouse Holocaust denial.
Kfir Damari, Yonatan Winetraub and Yariv Bash were in Los Angeles last week in an effort to raise $10 million for the construction of a robot that they hope to send to the moon.
The Jerusalem-based Answers.com fired about two-thirds of its staff two months after being acquired by a private company.
When Noam Bardin demonstrated how Waze — a Twitter-infused GPS — got him from LAX to the Luxe Hotel on Sunset in 26 minutes during rush hour, several attendees at the third annual Israel Conference immediately took out their phones to download his app. “The closing of the 405 [in mid-July] is the best moment to look at this app and understand what it can do for you every day,” Waze CEO Bardin said.
A team at Hebrew University and Berkeley have designed a system to transfer medical images via cell phone.