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10 October 2015

ambulance Border Police shoot Palestinian assailant

The 25-year-old Palestinian fired at the soldiers’ position during riots in the East Jerusalem neighborhood.

10/10/2015 03:28 Politics Walla News

09 October 2015

Shekel ends week strengthening

The shekel has appreciated 2.5% against the dollar since Tuesday.

09/10/2015 15:39 Market Globes correspondent
Delek buys 20% Ithaca Energy stake for $66m

The Israeli company will be the largest single shareholder in the North Sea energy exploration and production company.

09/10/2015 14:16 Energy Yossi Nissan
Israeli video content co Kaltura to raise $100m - report

Kaltura has hired Goldman Sachs to help it raise the money through an IPO or private funding round, "Bloomberg" reports.

09/10/2015 10:43 Start ups Globes correspondent
Boston Scientific confirms option to buy Israeli co MValve

"Globes" first reported that Boston Scientific has an exclusive option to buy the Herzliya company for $200 million.

09/10/2015 09:47 Healthcare Globes correspondent

08 October 2015

Netanyahu: We will prove terror does not pay

The prime minister said harsher measures would be taken against the Islamic Movement in Israel.

08/10/2015 22:48 Politics Globes correspondent
Kahlon officially barred from handling gas issues

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon's ties to Koby Maimon give him a conflict of interest, deputy attorney general rules.

08/10/2015 18:31 Politics Amiram Barkat
Spacecom raises NIS 800m in bonds on TASE

The company is securing the bonds with a lien on the Amos 6 satellite and its assets.

08/10/2015 18:15 Aerospace & defense Aviv Levy
Telit wins $30m smart meter Dutch deal

The company will supply CDMA 450 MHz modules for a smart electrical network project in the Netherlands.

08/10/2015 17:43 IT Tali Tsipori
40mg Copaxone approved in Russia

Teva Global Specialty Medicines CEO: 70% of US patients currently receiving Copaxone take the 40 mg/mL formulation.

08/10/2015 17:09 Healthcare Globes correspondent
Israel's budget deficit down to 2%

The Finance Ministry attributes the lower deficit to higher tax revenues.

08/10/2015 16:44 Economy Amiram Barkat
Israeli seriously injured after Kiryat Arba stabbing

The Palestinian terrorist escaped after today's third terror attack.

08/10/2015 16:36 Politics Globes correspondent
Israel's average monthly salary falls below NIS 10,000

The average monthly salary in Israel in July 2015 fell 1.9% to NIS 9,877.

08/10/2015 16:11 Economy Amiram Barkat
ICL chairman threatens to stop investing in Israel

Eitan Sheshinski told the Finance Committee that a confidentiality agreement was keeping him from disclosing ICL's real profit.

Woman soldier stabbed in Tel Aviv

The latest wave of terror has reached Tel Aviv as a Palestinian assailant is shot dead by security forces.

08/10/2015 15:12 Politics Globes correspondent
Zim plans Wall Street IPO - report

The Israeli shipping company, controlled by Idan Ofer, plans an IPO in the first half of 2016, "Bloomberg" reports.

08/10/2015 14:47 Market Omri Cohen
United Airlines to launch Tel Aviv-San Francisco flights

Starting April 2016, United will conduct three direct weekly flights using Boeing Dreamliner 787-9 jets.

Virtual container security co Scalock raises $4m

Based in Tel Aviv, the company plans opening offices in Silicon Valley, "Techcrunch" reports.

08/10/2015 14:02 Start ups Globes correspondent
Small apartment building starts in Israel up sharply

More three-room apartments were started in January-June 2015 than in all of 2014.

08/10/2015 13:54 Real estate Ori Chudy
Student stabbed at Jerusalem light rail station

Israel's wave of terror continues as a yeshiva student has been seriously injured in northern Jerusalem.

Shekel slips against dollar and euro

FXCM Israel: The shekel-dollar exchange rate is still in danger of falling below NIS 3.85/$.

08/10/2015 11:51 Market Kobi Yeshayahou
Credit Suisse: EZchip buy "balanced" for Mellanox

Analyst John Pitzer sees the deal as positive, but points to threats to EZchip's product.

08/10/2015 11:34 IT Shiri Habib-Valdhorn
Moody's: Israel liable to lose upside from gas

In a generally positive review of the Israeli economy, Moody's warns against further delay in developing the Leviathan field.

08/10/2015 09:01 Economy Globes correspondent
Tel Avivs Alma Hotel sold for NIS 12 million

The boutique hotel, owned by Adi and Irit Strauss, was likely sold because of its high rent, according to market sources.

08/10/2015 00:37 Tourism Sapir Peretz

07 October 2015

Israel tourist chiefs say there are no cancellations

Yossi Fattal: There's a difference between the headlines and what's actually happening.

Copperline Americas to hold TASE bond issue next week

The company has shortened the duration of the bonds from 4.7 to 3.3 years.

07/10/2015 18:27 Real estate Omri Cohen
Israel's SpaceIL satellite to reach moon in 2017

SpaceIL is competing for a $20 million prize from Google for landing on the moon.

07/10/2015 17:45 Aerospace & defense Shiri Dover
Israel's foreign currency reserves climb to record

Foreign currency reserves have now risen for the past seven months, the Bank of Israel reports.

07/10/2015 17:20 Economy Globes correspondent
Three high-rises approved for Tel Aviv seafront

The Kikar Atarim site will be demolished and the public square reconfigurated to link the beach to Ben Gurion Blvd.

07/10/2015 17:15 Real estate Udi Shayshon
CyberArk buys software co Viewfinity for $30.5m

Acquiring Viewfinity enables CyberArk, itself an Israeli company too, to remove administrative privileges from business users.

Barclays to launch Israel accelerator in Tel Aviv

13-week programs for fintech and cyber security startups will begin in March 2016.

07/10/2015 15:41 Start ups Roy Goldenberg
Tel Aviv Hashalom station upgrade to begin soon

Israel Railways is upgrading six railway stations around the country.

Israel Police uncover major National Insurance fraud

3 suspects were detained and 10 more are being questioned on suspected systematic fraud worth tens of millions of shekels.

CreditEase China closes $30m Israel innovation fund

The fund will invest in startups in technology, media, telecommunications, healthcare and smart materials.

07/10/2015 13:50 Start ups Roy Goldenberg
Israeli gov't approves new PM's residence - report

The planned prime minister's office and residence in Jerusalem, scrapped in 2009 as too costly, has been revived, "Yediot Ahronot" reports.

07/10/2015 13:36 Politics Globes correspondent
Rogue Wave Software buys Israeli co Zend Technologies

The sale was reportedly for considerably less than the $70 million that the Israeli PHP app company has raised.

Shekel appreciation maintains momentum

FXCM Israel: The weakening of the dollar is likely to continue and strengthen.

07/10/2015 10:54 Market Yossi Nissan
Israel's first rains bring power outages

Rain has combined with last month's dust to disrupt the country's electricity supply.

07/10/2015 09:40 Economy Globes correspondent
Huge oil discovery on Golan Heights

Estimates are that the amount of oil found will make Israel self sufficient for very many years to come.

07/10/2015 07:19 Energy Globes correspondent
Forbes to launch Under 30 Summit offshoot in Israel

Jerusalem and Tel Aviv will host 600 young entrepreneurs for 4 days of networking and pitching in the Startup Nation.

07/10/2015 01:00 Start ups Globes correspondent

06 October 2015

Kahlon hails deal to build 20,000 homes in Beersheva

The agreement, signed by the Finance and Construction Ministries, needs approval from the Negev capitals city council.

06/10/2015 23:42 Real estate Ori Choudy
ProQuest to buy Israeli co Ex Libris for $500m

Ex Libris’ current owner, Golden Gate Capital, bought the software solution company for $250m in 2012.

MKs blast Treasury official for demographic remarks

Ministry of Finance budget director Amir Levy described Israel's Haredi and Arab population growth as a "national problem."

06/10/2015 18:59 Economy Amiram Barkat
Israeli farmers threaten day of rage on imported produce

The Farmers Union will demonstrate outside the Knesset in Jerusalem next Monday.

06/10/2015 18:31 Economy Yuval Azulai
Israeli soccer media platform 90min raises $15m

The contributor-driven soccer media platform will launch an American Sports brand, targeting the US consumer arena with offices in New York.

06/10/2015 17:26 Start ups Roy Goldenberg
Israeli tomato prices barely falling

Tomatoes sold for NIS 12-12.50 a kilo on the wholesale market today, only 8% less than at the end of last week.

06/10/2015 16:45 Economy Ilanit Hayut
Ford cars to integrate Israeli co HearMeOut's voice app

HearMeOut is a voice based social network which allows people to post and listen to audio clips on Facebook and Twitter.

06/10/2015 16:41 Start ups Roy Goldenberg
Bruker buys Jordan Valley Semiconductors for $53m

Israel's Jordan Valley Semiconductors provides measuring solutions for controlling microelectronics production.

Eugene Kandel to head fund to fight BDS

"Bloomberg" reports that Kandel will head a foundation founded by billionaire Paul Singer to combat initiatives to boycott Israel.

06/10/2015 15:04 Economy Globes correspondent
Israeli cyber security startup Morphisec raises $7m

Investors in the Beer Sheva based company include JVP, GE Ventures, Deutsche Telekom, OurCrowd and Portage Advisors.

06/10/2015 14:30 Start ups Roy Goldenberg
Canadian buys 2 Tel Aviv buildings for NIS 100m

Gerald Schwartz has bought the buildings, slated for preservation, at the corner of Rothschild Boulevard and Bezalel Yaffe St.

06/10/2015 14:14 Real estate Ori Chudy
Allscripts teams with Israel's CDI on digital health

The CDI-Allscripts lab in Beer Sheva will connect Israeli digital healthcare startups to the US healthcare market.

06/10/2015 12:55 Healthcare Globes correspondent
Israeli log analytics co raises $8m

The technologies deployed by the startup are similar to those used in Israeli naval warfare.

06/10/2015 11:55 Start ups Roy Goldenberg
Shekel strengthens sharply

With the market resuming activity after the Sukkot holiday, the shekel is stronger against both the dollar and the euro.

06/10/2015 11:05 Market Kobi Yeshayahou

05 October 2015

Facebook to beam Internet to Africa with Israeli satellite

IAIs AMOS-6, operated by Spacecom, which will earn $95 million, will expand Facebooks Internet offering to 14 Sub-Saharan nations.

02 October 2015

Shekel depreciates at end of short trading week

There will be no new representative rate set until Tuesday, after the Simchat Torah holiday.

02/10/2015 14:43 Market Globes correspondent
Israeli startup Dome9 Security raises $8.3m

The investment will enable the company to expand its product portfolio for purpose-built cloud security solutions.

02/10/2015 14:19 Start ups Globes correspondent
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