Technology

Israeli company hacks San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone

By Josh Jackman, March 29, 2016

An Israeli company has succeeded in helping the FBI to hack the phone of a terrorist who carried out a deadly mass shooting in California last year.

Terrorist couple Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik killed 14 and injured 22 before being shot dead during the attack on a San Bernardino County Department of Public Health training event and holiday party in December.

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FBI ‘working with Israeli forensics firm’ to crack San Bernardino iPhone

By Josh Jackman, March 23, 2016

An Israeli company is reportedly helping the FBI to hack the phone of a terrorist who carried out a mass shooting in California last year.

Terrorist couple Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik killed 14 and injured 22 in the attack on a San Bernardino County Department of Public Health training event and holiday party in December.

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Yavneh pupil powers way to engineering prize

By Charlotte Oliver, March 23, 2016

While robots waged war at the Big Bang Fair in Birmingham, another student was also making a big impression at the event: 16-year-old Joshua Fifer, who was named Young Engineer Student of the Year 2016.

The Yavneh College pupil won the title for designing and building a prototype device that can generate hydrogen, which can then be used to power domestic gas appliances.

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Meet the team set to battle their own robot wars battleown robot wars

By Charlotte Oliver, March 23, 2016

WALL-E, C-3PO and the Terminator will have to be on their mettle - there's a new robot coming to town, and this one is special.

After all, its creators are four north London schoolgirls who designed and built their award-winning machine in breaks between lessons.

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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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