Daniel Birnbaum

Sodastream CEO: BDS movement is anti-Semitic

Daniel Birnbaum told the US media that BDS had hurt the Palestinians not the carbonated drinks company.

Moshe Kahlon Israel's budget passes first Knesset reading

Shas MKs supported the 2015-2016 budget but are demanding 0% VAT on basic goods to vote in favor on the second reading.

shekels Shekel stays firm

FXCM Israel: Consolidating above NIS 3.90/$ could pave the way to NIS 3.95/$.

Opportunity for new start with Israel Tax Authority

The "voluntary disclosure" procedure offers a chance to settle past tax debts without fear of criminal proceedings.

Erez Vigodman Teva's Allergan deal may become more expensive

The price of the debt Teva plans to issue to finance the deal could rise because of the recent sharp fall in the market.

tabtale logo TabTale in talks to buy Swedish game co

The Tel Aviv-based app developer hopes Toca Boca's purchase for $60-120 million will drive it to the top of the digital charts.

Tnuva  picture: Tamar Mitzpi Bright Food angered by Tnuva sellers' over-optimism

Chinese company Bright Food is likely to demand cost cutting from Tnuva.

Russell Ellwanger TowerJazz can improve smartphone battery life

The company announced breakthrough RF technology for 4G LTE smartphones and IoT devices.

Nasdaq  picture: Bloomberg Mapi Pharma files for third Nasdaq IPO attempt

Mapi, which is developing a delayed release version of Teva's Copaxone, wants to raise $57.5 million.

Moshe Kahlon Moshe Kahlon plans lowering VAT to 17% - report

Israel's Finance Minister plans cutting VAT by 1%, reports "Yediot Ahronot."

Kia Sportage Israel car deliveries up 16.4% in August

For the first time ever, KIA Motors leads the auto deliveries table.

Bechor Ronen

CEO and Owner Elsmed Group

SmartUp3 Accelerators let start-ups hit the gas

“Globes” reviews the four accelerators and incubators participating in the SmartUp3 competition.

gas oil Tamar Egypt: Talks with Israel to continue despite gas find

Egyptian petroleum minister Sharif Ismail told "Reuters" that the massive Zohr field won't kill deals with Israel.

Israel Railways Gov't freezes Israel Railways Bombardier engines deal

The Ministry of the Economy says that Bombardier is not fulfilling its reciprocal procurement obligations.

medicine HeartWare buys Israeli co Valtech Cardio for $860m

The acquisition of the Or Yehuda valve repair device company includes shares and milestone payments.

habima theater Habima, Daka 90 offer last-minute cheap theater tickets

Israel's national theater joins the discount travel agency in a new venture offering NIS 20 tickets for theater shows.

TASE Navidea Biopharmaceuticals dual-lists on TASE

The NYSE traded company, which has a market cap of nearly $300 million, begins trading next week.

Tel Aviv jam Israel collected record NIS 10b in vehicle taxes in 2014

A record number of 279,000 vehicles were sold in 2014, leading to a 25% in tax revenue.

Amiram Barkat Leviathan gas can be directed to domestic use

There are solutions for Israel's natural gas problems, if we stop wasting energy arguing about the gas plan.

start up  picture: shutterstock Israeli big data co Crosswise raises $3m

Crosswise's technology anonymously identifies which devices-such as smartphones, tablets, PCs and digital TVs-are being used by individual consumers.

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