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Tweet Extreme Reality impressed the crowd at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last week when it unveiled its gesture control technology for mobile devices. The technology will be on some new mobile phones debuting later this year. Content recommendation engine Outbrain raised $11 million and Israeli consumer web companies have attracted the attention of […]

Tweet A recent study by Stax Inc,¬†an independent global strategy consulting firm, has found that deals between Massachusetts and Israeli companies bring in $2.4 billion. The study looked at the contribution of close to 100 companies in Massachusetts that are founded by Israelis or offer products based on Israeli technology. Some highlights of the study […]

Tweet During the week of June 6, 2010, Tigo Energy announced it raised $10 million to expand international sales and manufacturing capabilities. Check Point acquired Liquid Machines and Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz debuted at the annual High-Tech Industry Association Conference¬†an extensive plan to help Israel’s high-tech sector. For these stories and more, see this week’s […]

Tweet During the week of April 4, 2010, Israeli startup Qlipso announced it bought the assets of video web site Veoh Networks. Israeli biofuel company HCL CleanTech is set to open its U.S. headquarters in North Carolina and Autodesk is looking to expand its R&D operations in Israel. For these stories and more, check out […]

Tweet During the week of January 17, 2010, Israeli mobile ad tech company Mobixell announced that it bought Internet firm 724 Solutions. A new report indicated that most Israeli hi-tech companies are planning to hire this year and the Google breach from mainland China was further analyzed. For these stories and the rest of this […]

Tweet During the week of December 20, 2009, O2 confirmed that it is buying Israel-based Internet phone company, Jajah. Facial recognition security company C-True announced that Brinks is its latest customer and oil was found in Israel. For these stories and more, check out this week’s headlines below. Cleantech 1. Michigan Looks to Israel to […]

Tweet Despite the economic downturn, Israel’s startup scene is as strong and vibrant as ever. Just as the innovation hasn’t stopped, neither has the need for outside funding to develop these exciting technologies. Several conferences and forums have been organized in the past few weeks to maximize the access of Israeli startups to the funding […]

Tweet During the week of October 19, 2008, startups in Israel and abroad continued to be warned to cut costs and be careful. Better Place (formerly known as Project Better Place) inked a deal with Australia and Israel’s Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni was rumored to abandon her efforts to build a new coalition government that […]