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Iron Dome Voted ‘Greatest Israeli Invention’ of All Time

Since its deployment, the system has intercepted more than 1,700 missiles and rockets fired at Israel, almost all from Gaza. The system registered a 90 percent success rate in the 2014 Gaza war.

Israel’s Nature Society and Waze Team To Prevent Roadkill

Why did the ibez cross the road? (Hint: Waze drivers and SPNI helped out a lot.)

Tehran Blocking Iranian ‘Waze’ App, Gershad, as Women Duck Shari’a Police [video]

"Why do we have to be humiliated for our most obvious right which is the right to wear what we want?" the app site states.

Netanyahu Vows to Cancel Street Named after Yasser Arafat

There were the inevitable comments about that famous 1996 picture of Prime Minister Netanyahu shaking hands sincerely with the Chairman from Ramallah.

IDF Warns Soldiers: Do Not Drive by App Alone

The IDF is telling its soldiers not to rely on any GPS navigation apps for directions when driving from one place to another; it might cost them their lives.

Israel Pays GPS App Waze to Push Periphery Tourism

The initiative is part of a new Waze campaign of the ministry to promote Israel's more remote site to potential visitors.

Israeli Start-Up Finds Parking Places for Drivers

"Spaceek" has run a pilot test that placed sensors on parking places and let drivers find the empty spots through an app.

Rami Levy to Light Torch on Yom Ha’Atzmaut

Likud supporter and supermarket chain mogul Rami Levi has been named one of the torch-lighters in the traditional ceremony on the evening of Yom Ha'Atzmaut (Independence...

How Indispensable is Waze and WhatsApp to You?

80% of Israelis have WhatsApp, and 70% believe they can't live without the app.

Two Israelis Promoted As Google Vice Presidents

Israel and Israelis play an important role in Google.

Netanyahu to Address Davos Forum on ‘Israel – Innovation Nation’

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will travel Wednesday to the 2014 World Economic Forum in Davos, where he will deliver an address under the heading...

Israeli Tax Authority Kills the Next Great Startup

In their eagerness to catch a few cheating taxi drivers, did the Tax Authority destroy the reputation of a promising Israeli start-up?

Israel, US, UK Antitrust Panels to review Google-Waze Merger

Israel’s antitrust regulatory commission is investigating whether the Google-Waze merger constitutes a monopoly. The Israel Antitrust Authority opened its investigation on Wednesday, the Israeli business...

Chinese Fund Donates $130 million to Technion

A Chinese fund, bankrolled by the country’s richest man, is donating $130 million Technion University in a joint venture between the Haifa-based university and...

Savvy Israelis Ahead of US in Smartphone Internet Use

Israel often can be seen with two cell phones, one in each ear. Smartphones have been around in Israel only since 2009 but already are in most Israeli’s hands. No wonder Waze was made in Israel

Google to Buy Waze for $1.3 Billion

Google out-navigates Facebook. Google will pay $1.3 billion for Waze. Coming on top of $2 billion purchase of Iscar, and rumors of SodaStream next in line, Big Business is far from boycotting Israel.

Waze’s Demand to Keep Jobs in Israel Freezes Facebook’s Bid

Israel’s Waze user-based social mapping and navigation startup seems to be too Zionist for Facebook, which has been trying to pay up to $1...

Waze. Outsmarting Google and Facebook. Together.

With the deal Facebook and Waze not yet closed, Google has reportedly jumped into the fray,  making a play for the Israeli start-up company,...

Is Waze on its Way Out of Israel?

Yishai and Malkah discuss Facebook's purchase of Israeli app Waze and the potential ramifications of the acquisition.

Waze Defeats Google

Israel’s Waze user-run navigation service easily beat out Google’s app Tuesday night when the Israel Electric Corp. closed down the high-speed Ayalon Highway that...

Fischer Cuts Interest Rate and Says Bank to Buy 2 Billion Dollars

Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer announced on Monday a surprise cut the prime interest rate as part of his battle to fight the...

Blue and White, All the Waze

Waze and Facebook have reached an impasse in their negotiations, but not over whether Facebook will buy Waze for 700 million dollars, or a...

The US-Israel Win-Win Relationship

Israeli technologies, shared with the U.S. industry, have enhanced the U.S. employment, research & development and exports.

Facebook Running after Waze to Stare Down Google

Waze may be Facebook’s third purchase in Israel, not for the Waze maps but for the traffic it can generate through Facebook, at Google’s expense. But the buyout is far from certain.

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