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Second Wave of Corona has Arrived

in Health & Science

Over 220 coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 48 hours. As the Israeli population gets hits with infections and wide-scale testing resumes, the economy will remain open despite specific districts shutting down. About 130 schools and 21,877 students and teachers are currently in quarantine. At least 418 cases have been confirmed in schools, with…

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Reopening Israel with Ups and Downs

in Economy & Innovation

Could the Israel and coronavirus saga be coming to a close, or, is it just getting started? After a major economic shutdown and a countrywide lockdown, the effects of COVID-19 are still ringing loudly through Israeli society and the physical, mental, emotional, and financial health of its universal audience. While the strict regulations have lifted…

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Intel and the Israeli Moovit App

in Economy & Innovation

While the world moves forward steadily innovating smart cars and automated driving, it’s crucial to ensure cities have the infrastructure to properly support the most updated modes of transport. As such, Intel is said to be in talks to buy the Israeli app, Moovit, for a $1 billion investment. Moovit is a GPS tracking platform,…

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El Al Airlines Struggles Amidst All-Time Travel Lows

in Economy & Innovation/Health & Science/Tourism & Nature

As a result of the global coronavirus pandemic, Israel’s largest airline carrier has suspended flights to a number of destinations. In addition to China, Hong Kong, and Thailand, the airline has also stopped flights to Japan and Italy, which have all been impacted with the COVID-19 virus. With the rising numbers of infections, and the…

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Moovit Drives Public Transit Forward in 100 Countries

in Economy & Innovation

The popular Israeli transit app, Moovit, is expanding globally, and will now serve over 720 million users in over 100 countries in 6 continents. The app, which launched in 2011, allows for individuals to see real time public transport updates, and navigate their way around cities based on the various public transport choices. While the…

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