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During the week of April 5, 2009, some of the biggest headlines were about N-Trig’s planning an IPO for late 2010 and Evergreen, a venture capital fund, raising more for its fourth round. Other news included Google’s latest release, Google Suggest, which was developed by Google Israel and Microsoft’s plans to lay off most of 3DV’s 40 workers (all in Israel) when the sale is complete. In the IT sector, Xeround’s Charlotte Yarkuni discussed cloud computing and databases and WorkLight’s recent media blitz continued. For these stories and more, see below for the full 13 Israel-related headlines from the week of April 5, 2009.

Cleantech
1. Revolutionary Energy Source Harnessed: Ordinary Walking and Driving Pressures

2. New water splitting technology created

Investments, M&A and Economy
3. ClickSoftware to Acquire Assets of Manchitra Services

4. Israel’s N-trig eyes Nasdaq IPO in late 2010

5. Evergreen raises more for fourth fund

6. Microsoft’s 3DV acquisition a go

Information Technology

7. Xeround’s Yarkoni talks about the cloud, databases and more

8. uTest Defines the Future of Quality Assurance:CEO Interview

9. WorkLight Brings Social Security to the Enterprise

Miscellaneous
10. Google service developed in Israel launched

11. Topify – An Essential Twitter Timesaver

12. Dark Days in Israel’s Tech Sector Drive Rising Executive to the Exit

13. Lightning Warns of Hurricanes’ Most Intense Moments?