Technology

Student's online channel will ‘'fill gap in market'

By Naomi Firsht, March 3, 2016

While most final year students are concentrating on their dissertations, one undergraduate is managing to balance a heavy workload with a budding career as a TV producer.

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Israeli cloud software company snapped up for £350m

By Josh Jackman, February 23, 2016

An Israeli technology company has been reportedly acquired for £350m.

Ravello Systems, whose staff is Israeli and has offices in Ra'anana and California’s Silicon Valley, has been bought by US company Oracle for its cloud software.

Cloud computing enables users to access their files anywhere via the internet, without having to keep them on a device and use up memory.

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The Israeli super labs turning science fiction into reality

By Josh Jackman, February 18, 2016

A saliva-based pregnancy test, a blood test to predict severe health issues, and a home printer which produces complex electronic equipment.

It sounds like science fiction, but for Israeli inventors and their clients, it is an achievable to-do list for the next two years.

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Britain and Israel will work together to combat cyber security attacks

By Sandy Rashty, February 16, 2016

Cabinet Office Minister Matt Hancock has announced that the UK and Israel will work together to tackle cyber security attacks on their national institutions.

During a visit to Israel today, Mr Hancock, who was joined by British business executives on the delegation, said: "I welcome this opportunity to forge even closer links in the field of cyber security with our Israeli partners.”

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So inventive: Technion's top 10

February 11, 2016

1: ReWalk

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How Israel's oldest university innovates profitably

By Sandy Rashty, February 11, 2016

Doors are firmly shut as I wander the hushed corridors of Israel's oldest university, the Technion in Haifa, formally known as the Israel Institute of Technology. The hush is partly attributable to the fact that it's a holiday period on a campus normally accommodating 13,500 people.

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Israeli company creates robot suitcase that follows you

By Josh Jackman, January 11, 2016

An Israeli start-up has created a suitcase that can follow you around.

NUA Robotics’ invention uses Bluetooth to shadow you - or more specifically, your smartphone - wherever you go, meaning there is no need to carry or even keep an eye on your luggage.

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I'm inspired by people's stupidity: Israel's super troll

By Josh Jackman, January 9, 2016

Internet trolls have a bad name. But while they are best known for abuse and threats, one Israeli woman shows they can have a good side.

With her tongue firmly in her cheek, Tel Aviv comedian Dafni Gafni (not her real name) has wreaked havoc on the Facebook pages of the famous and the infamous alike.

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The Israeli invention that could save your marriage

By Josh Jackman, January 7, 2016

An Israeli company has raised more than £150,000 from members of the public for a new product that neutralises the sound of snoring.

Silent Partner is an electronic "smart patch" that sticks to either side of your nose and senses what your snore sounds like, then cancels out the noise with an inverted sound wave.

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Weizmann UK funds £3m labs

By Simon Rocker, December 3, 2015

Scientists at the forefront of medical research in Israel have moved into a £3 million suite of laboratories funded by UK donations.

The biocomplexity research building at the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot has been named after its British support group.

Weizmann UK executive director Sheridan Gould said that "some of the most urgent questions in modern biology will be addressed in this buil

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