Israel abandons plans to track Omicron using mobiles
Published in Graphics


We never meant for the news to get out

Israel said it was abandoning plans to use antiterrorism software and databases to track the movement of suspected Omicron variants.

Israel prevents sales of “cyber security” products to 65 countries
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Only 37 countries are allowed it now

The Israeli government has restricted the list of countries to which local security firms are allowed to sell surveillance and offensive hacking tools by almost two-thirds.

US blacklists NSO
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 04 November 2021 13:00

US blacklists NSO


Israeli spyware outfit is officially an entity

The United States added the Israeli spyware company NSO Group to its "entity list," a federal blacklist prohibiting the company from receiving some American technologies, after deciding the company's phone-hacking tools had been used by foreign governments to "maliciously target government officials, journalists, businesspeople, activists, academics, and embassy workers.

Israel spooks destroyed Iranian nuclear facility
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By turning it off and turning it on again

The explosion and blackout at the Natanz nuclear facility in Iran over the weekend might not have been as technologically sophisticated as the Stuxnet cyberattack.

Israeli outfit releases AI training processor
Published in AI


Habana Gaudi is four times faster than GPU based systems

Israeli AI processor outfit Habana Labs has created an AI training chip which it says works four times faster than systems built around the same number of GPUs.

Israelis deal with cyber attack with an airstrike
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It did not stop at hacking back


Israel used real brute force to deal with a Hamas cyberattack. The IDF just carried out an air strike on the building where it thought the hackers were operating.

Intel plans multi-year expansion projects in Oregon, Ireland and Israel
Published in PC Hardware


Part of its data-centric plans

Chipzilla is talking about manufacturing expansion at its three main sites –  Oregon, Ireland and Israel.

Israel faces a tech skills shortage
Published in News
Monday, 17 December 2018 11:41

Israel faces a tech skills shortage


A new report suggests growth problems in the Promised Land

A new report has warned that Israel is struggling to recruit enough workers to its technology sector.

Israeli spooks team up with local startups
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Shin Bet taps startup pool for a whole bag of scary tech 

Israel’s domestic intelligence service Shin Beth as called up the countries thriving startup industry to come up with tech which should put the fear of Jehovah into human rights groups.

Intel to continue its Israeli expansion
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Israeli economy minister spills the beans

Israeli Economy Minister Eli Cohen said on Tuesday he was told by US chipmaker Intel Corp that the company’s board has approved a plan to expand its operations in Israel.