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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
Published in News


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
Published in News


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
Published in News


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.

Israel investigates Apple over battery antics
Published in Mobiles


Failure to disclose is not kosher

Israel’s consumer protection bureau is investigating the fruity cargo cult  Apple over a failure to disclose to consumers that its software could slow performance in some iPhones.

Hamas hacked Israel soldiers by pretending to be girls
Published in News


Like the beard, gives me something to hang onto


The smartphones of dozens of Israeli soldiers were hacked by Hamas militants pretending to be attractive young women online.

Israelis give small robots Glocks
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 12:02

Israelis give small robots Glocks


What could possibly go wrong?


Israel's General Robotics has developed tiny 'combat robots' that can climb stairs, traverse difficult terrain, and nail anything that moves with a nine millimetre Glock.

Israeli outfit helping the Untouchables crack iPhone
Published in Mobiles


Cellebrite named

Israel's Cellebrite, a provider of mobile forensic software, has been named as the outfit which is helping the US Federal Bureau of Investigation's attempt to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California shooters.