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Intel Israel to produce new Ivy Bridge processor

Intel Israel will produce the chip giant’s new Ivy Bridge processor, making it one of only two manufacturing factories worldwide to assemble the new technology. Intel recently spent $2.7 billion to upgrade the company’s Fab 28 in Kiryat Gat to …

Tunick hopes to expose Dead Sea

American art photographer Spencer Tunick hopes his next trademark shoot of naked people will take place at the Dead Sea. The controversial photographer has launched an online appeal for sponsorship and support for the project entitled, Naked Sea. Tunick’s goal …

Thai royalty in Israel

Thai Princess Chulabhorn is back in Israel, this time to promote scientific cooperation with her country. The princess will visit the Rambam Medical Center, with which Thai institutes are collaborating on cancer research, as well as the Weizmann Institute of …

Teva acquires Cephalon

Israel’s Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has agreed to buy Cephalon in a $6.8 billion deal. The acquisition of fellow pharma company will give Teva, the world’s largest generic drug developer, a range of branded drugs and more than 30 potential products …

Better Place, China Southern Grid sign deal

Better Place, China Southern Grid sign deal

Better Place, the world’s leading electric car services provider, has announced a strategic agreement with China Southern Power Grid (CSG), the world’s eighth largest utility according to the Fortune Global 500. The agreement calls for the companies to open a battery …

Google chair invests in Israel’s Eyeview Digital

Google chairman Eric Schmidt has invested a total of $1.5 million in Israeli online video advertising company Eyeview Digital. Schmidt invested in the four-year-old company, which is headquartered in New York, with R&D in Tel Aviv, through Californian investment firm …

‘Open House’ peek inside Tel Aviv

The opportunity to explore dozens of Tel Aviv-Jaffa’s most interesting private spaces only comes around once every May, and this year the much-anticipated Houses from Within is scheduled for May 20 and 21. Perusing the schedule of 51 available sites …

Compugen discloses new program to find better cancer drugs

Compugen has unveiled a new program for finding better variants of known potential cancer drugs and proteins. The potential drugs will apply monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapy, which stimulates the body’s immune system to target cells.The Israeli drug discovery company said …

Tel Aviv – the world’s top summer party spot

Photo by Moshe Shai/Flash90. Partygoers celebrate into the night at one of Tel Aviv’s top nightclubs. We already know Lonely Planet calls it the third top city in the world, and that locals describe it as the city that never …

Children of Chernobyl start new lives in Israel

Photo by Chabad’s children of Chernobyl Twenty-five children from the Chernobyl area have arrived in Israel to begin their lives anew. The latest airlift by Chabad’s Children of Chernobyl charity comes as the world marked the 25th anniversary of the …