CTech's Weekly Roundup of Israeli Tech News

CTech's Weekly Roundup of Israeli Tech News

Spyware campaign targeted Iranian Kurdish minority and ISIS supporters; In face of cash-heavy competitors, Gett CEO touts margin

CTech  12:18  14.09.18
Spyware campaign targeted Iranian Kurdish minority and ISIS supporters. Revealed by information security firm Check Point, the campaign targeted Iranian citizens. Read more 

A mosque in Iran. Photo: Shutterstock A mosque in Iran. Photo: Shutterstock A mosque in Iran. Photo: Shutterstock

In face of cash-heavy competitors, Gett CEO touts margins. Gett’s overall equity funding stands at $700 million, a sum dwarfed by the funding raised by some of its competitors. Read more

Reinventing the wheel: auto conference to showcase Israeli startups. Calcalist will lead a delegation representing Israeli auto and mobility technologies and innovation to the Paris Motor Show in October. Read more 

Tired of looking for parking, Israeli entrepreneurs develop foldable car. When folded, up to five City Transformer vehicles can fit into a single parking space. Read more

Opinion | Solving the last 50 floors challenge. Venture capitalist Michael Eisenberg has an elevators pitch for you: he thinks elevators are the next frontier of mobility. Read more

Kim Kardashian West now owns 10% stake in Israeli eyewear company. As part of a two-year contract, the company, Carolina Lemke, and Kardashian will collaborate on a new line of products. Read more

Tel Aviv to host Eurovision song contest. The European Broadcasting Union and Israel’s national broadcaster Kan selected Tel Aviv after the city agreed to bear all venue costs for the competition’s three-night event in May. Read more

Yandex Music to launch in Israel. Yandex is also targeting the Israeli market for a possible launch of its ride-sharing service. Read more

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