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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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Google Links Underwater Cable Project in Israel

in Economy & Innovation

Israel is connected to the worldwide web with three underwater internet cables, run by Bezeq, Telecom Italia, and Tamares Telecom. The cables connect Israel to the greater broadband network, essentially ensuring that Israel has an accessible internet connection. Each cable is built to last about 30 years, and there is about a decade of time…

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Israel Leads Industrial Revolution Forward

in Economy & Innovation

Dubbed Industry 4.0, Israel is supporting the advancement of the fourth industrial revolution, according to the Israel Innovation Authority. A country known for its global contribution to research and development, cybersecurity, green tech, smart transport, and more, is naturally positioning itself at the top of the driving forces of the next industrial revolution, which is…

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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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Beer Sheba is Next Israeli Tech Hub

in Economy & Innovation

With seeds in education, roots in medicine, and growth in security, the newest technologies are beginning to blossom in Beer Sheba. Since David Ben Gurion shared his vision of a “desert in bloom,” it seems the fruit is finally ready to be picked. Beer Sheba is in a seemingly scarce location in the middle of…

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