Intel to build 22.9 billion euro chip factory in Israel
Intel is planning to further expand its manufacturing capacity in Israel through a new chip factory.
Intel is busy expanding its chip production capacity outside the Asian region. This as part of its recent IDM 2.0 strategy to ramp up production capacity elsewhere in the world. Within this strat... Read more
Ply layers on no-code contextual customisations
Hey there, do you want to hear about our new no-code/low-code platform?! It’s already becoming an arguably fairly tired proposition that’s wearing pretty thin on many in the IT industry. So what should we look for among the upstart start-ups now vying for a share of voice in this increasingly c... Read more
Banks of Sweden, Norway and others team up for digital currency trial
The Swedish Riksbank announced that the Norwegian, Israeli and Swedish central banks have joined hands with the Bank for International Settlements to try out international remittance and retail payments using digital currencies.
The partnership of the central banks of Norway, Sweden, Israel and ... Read more
European Parliament will investigate use of Pegasus by EU states
The EU wants to probe the "political" use of the spyware, especially in Hungary and Poland.
The European Parliament voted last week to create a new “committee of inquiry” to investigate allegations that European member states acquired and used Pegasus mobile spyware.
Lawmakers voted large... Read more
Google expands its infrastructure into Asia-Pacific and Europe
Google Cloud Platform is a public cloud vendor that lets you rent computer resources from Google's data centers across the world. You can access these for free or on an hourly basis with other competitors such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure!
Google Cloud Platform is helping bus... Read more
Avanan acquired by Check Point Software Technologies
Check Point Software Technologies has acquired Avanan. The financial aspects of the deal have not yet been disclosed.
Check Point Software Technologies, based in Israel, is a multinational combined hardware and software product provider for IT security, including endpoint security, mobile securi... Read more
Google is building submarine cables that will connect Israel, southern Europe
Google has announced plans to build and operate two undersea cable systems that will connect the Middle East with southern Europe and Asia. One of the projects is the Blue Submarine Cable System which will tie Israel to Italy, Greece, and France.
The other has been dubbed the Raman Submarine Cab... Read more
Cisco to acquire PortShift for Cloud DevOp security
The acquisition reflects Cisco's focus on security for cloud-native development environments.
Cisco has announced its intent to acquire PortShift, an Israeli startup that has built a Kubernetes-native security platform.
Portshift uses Kubernetes and Service-Mesh to deliver a single source of ... Read more
Israel wants to be able to predict corona outbreaks with AI
Scientists at the Weizmann Institute are using artificial intelligence (AI) to predict how the coronavirus will spread among the population. By having AI predict where a new outbreak of the virus is likely to occur, the scientists hope that the spread in an area can be contained quickly.
The sci... Read more
New attack wave focuses on takeover WhatsApp accounts
Israeli authorities report that there is a new wave of hacks targeting WhatsApp accounts. That would be linked to voicemail hacking. The Israel National Cyber Security Authority has distributed a report in which it writes about this.
The alert, which was discovered by ZDNet and can be found on the S... Read more