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Intel invests $2.7 billion in its Israeli chip facility

The 22-nanometer technology that promises to make computers faster, smaller and lighter is coming out of an Intel Israel plant in Kiryat Gat. Intel Israel’s Kiryat Gat chip manufacturing facility. In an unstable business environment, where US companies are scaling …

Seeking great tech ideas? Check the garage

Pot-luck dinners and guest appearances by the world’s top techies characterize GarageGeeks, an informal but influential Israeli ‘high-tech incubator.’ Garage Geeks events always attract a crowd. Where do Israel’s high-tech elite meet to greet top tech personalities from around the …

Preventing another Wikileaks

Companies and government agencies anxious to better protect sensitive documents are eager to try the SmartCipher system developed by Israeli startup Covertix. Aside from revealing diplomatic secrets, Wikileaks also showed the world just how vulnerable our secure data is. Besides …

Virtual brain institute to accelerate cures

Even France wants in on the virtual neurological research network initiated by President Shimon Peres and being crafted between Israel and Canada. Insightec’s revolutionary neurological device, which was developed in Israel, is now being tested in a Toronto medical center. Last May, …

Smooth landings for Israelis in Ohio

With more clinical trials by Israeli biomed firms being held in Ohio than in any other state, it’s clear that its priority to woo Israeli businesses is bearing fruit. Israeli company Sensible Medical is now starting clinical trials for its …

Out-sniffing the dogs

A research team in Israel has developed an electronic sensor said to be even more sensitive and reliable than the nose of a sniffer dog. Photo by Miriam Alster/Flash90. Last days of the sniffer dogs? Israel Border Police using sniffer …

Bargains by cell phone

An Israeli start-up has a new algorithm that tells you exactly where the bargains are in the mall, as well as the people you want to meet. The staff at Mobi-App offer users location-based services indoors. From left to right: …

Techies take their show to the US road

A brilliantly conceived tech tour, from the White House to the likes of Google and Yahoo, has generated tremendous buzz and possibilities for Israeli start-ups in the US. The Tel Aviv Tech tour team with Scott Deutchman (at center with …

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