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Tweet Using their own independent studies, VeriSign and Israel-based Discertix both recently released the smartphone security trends they expect to see in 2010. According to VeriSign CTO, Kenneth Silva, who recently spoke in Seoul about the likely mobile device threats in 2010, “An attack on the mobile device operating system will affect the phone contacts, […]

Tweet Israeli companies Kaltura and Clarizen have been included in IDC’s top 10 innovative applications companies under $100M to watch. According to IDC chosen companies were identified based on whether they exemplified one or more of three key trends in applications today, which the company cited in January 2009 to be: Acceleration of software as […]

Tweet During the week of October 18, 2009, 70 countries gathered to standardize electric car chargers. The decline in venture capital investments in Israel during the third quarter was analyzed as was the mark Israel is leaving on Information Technology software, specifically as relates to security. For these stories and more, check out the headlines […]

Tweet During the week of September 13, 2009, Better Place and Renault announced that the first electric vehicles will arrive in Israel in 2011. Perfecto Mobile, now known as Nexperience, raised $7 million and Commtouch released a report about a sharp increase in the amount of new viruses. For these stories and more, check out […]

Tweet During the week of September 6, 2009, IQWind was named a top 100 cleantech company and Tufin Technologies, among other security companies, found that phishing scams are increasing again with the end of summer. IBM Israel played a major role in developing SAPIR, a video and photo search technology that the company claims is […]

Tweet During the week of August 30, 2009, bids from multiple companies for Israeli solar company, Solel were made. Nice Systems announced that it bought Fortent and N-Trig continues to be the leader in touchscreen technology in various devices. For these stories and more, check out this week’s 9 Israel-related headlines below. Cleantech 1. Israel’s […]

Tweet DroidSecurity launched last week its DroidSecurity Internet Security Suite, the first antivirus security suite for devices using Google’s Android operating system. The antivirus application features: – VirusFree & VirusFree Pro: Inspects and cleans Android smartphones from malware, viruses, SMS spam and suspect applications to secure device integrity. – FindR: Tracks and locates lost/stolen phones, […]

Tweet During the week of August 9, 2009, Crescendo Networks, which enhances the Web application delivery process, announced that it raised $5 million in funding and will move it’s headquarters to Menlo Park.  SiSense announced the release of PrismCubed, it’s new business intelligence product aimed at small businesses, and MyHeritage, the free family genealogy Website, […]

Tweet During the week of August 2, 2009, it was announced that Shari Arison’s group Shikun u’Binui Real Estate Ltd. will install solar energy panels on the roofs of its projects under construction. VC investment is at it’s lowest in a decade and Panaya is providing software service for automating on-premise SAP upgrade. For these […]

Tweet During the week of July 26, 2009, FRX Polymers announced that it raised funds to develop green plastics. Reality television is getting “high-tech” with “Exit ’09”, while uTest is relying on the crowds to shorten software testing time. The Western Wall is now accepting tweets and the Israeli public might soon be forced to […]