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Mobileye joins Intel and BMW

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Israel’s widely acclaimed Mobileye is going to collaborate with Germany’s BMW and Intel. Their joint aim is to develop self-driving vehicles ready for production by 2021. The development target is to reach a so-called ‘mind off’ level where drivers take their hands off the steering wheel and use the time in their car to work…

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The idol of the digital future

in Economy & Innovation/Monthly Report

If green symbolises success, the north of Tel Aviv is bright green. It takes a half hour drive into the middle of nowhere called Hakvar Hayarok where you won’t only find the most fertile fields. You’ll also find the plain buildings of Israel’s up and rising high-tech industry. This is where Dov Moran is located…

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Israel’s universities reach out

in Economy & Innovation

A new shift in the Israeli academic landscape is about to have a major impact on the university’s future. While bi-lateral academic research projects have been going on for decades – more recently there has been a push to establish joint programs with other universities. Cornell Tech is the latest addition to an impressive list…

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First trust fund for every child

in Economy & Innovation

The National Insurance Institute’s Administration is going to introduce a plan called ‘Savings for every child’ on January 1 2017. The plan will enable everyone reaching age 18 to begin their adult life with NIS 20,000 in the bank. “The new trust fund for every child will go a long way to narrow the social…

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#1: Silicon Valley #2 Israel

in Economy & Innovation

Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt considers Israel No 2 worldwide when it comes to initiating start-ups. The former Google chief and now executive chairman of Google’s parent company sees the local start-up scene pretty much unparalleled apart from the established US technology hub. “For a relatively small country, Israel has a super role in technological innovation,” he…

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