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CTech's Tuesday Roundup of Israeli Tech News

CTech's Tuesday Roundup of Israeli Tech News

Customer behavior analytics and autonomous manufacturing technologies among hottest trends in the Covid-19 era; The new normal at JVP: robots, temperature taking tech, and 3D printed masks

CTech | 13:54  21.04.2020

Interview | Customer behavior analytics and autonomous manufacturing technologies among hottest trends in the Covid-19 era. Uzi Scheffer, the CEO of Tel Aviv and New York-based innovation hub SOSA told CTech about trending areas of interest amid the coronavirus crisis. Read more

The new normal at JVP: robots, temperature taking tech, and 3D printed masks. The company’s Jerusalem hub aims to set the standard for a safe return to work amid the Covid-19 crisis. Read more

Empty Tel Aviv road. Photo: Gabi Kesler Empty Tel Aviv road. Photo: Gabi Kesler Empty Tel Aviv road. Photo: Gabi Kesler

Medical startups face short term uncertainty despite prospects of long term windfall. Clinical trials that are unrelated to coronavirus have been suspended by the hundreds in the U.S. alone, with Covid-19 demanding all the focus. Read more

 

Outraged owners protest as coronavirus crisis cripples small businesses. Rallies held in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa as protesters claim only 1,900 of 41,000 requests for loans made by small- and medium-sized businesses have been approved to date. Read more

Check Point says Covid-19-related cyberattacks up Sixfold in last two weeks. According to the Nasdaq-listed network and cloud security company, the past 14 days have seen 14,000 daily malicious attacks connected to coronavirus, suggesting the spike is linked to the release of Federal stimulus funds in the U.S. Read more

Bringg to layoff 10% of employees in Israel. CEO Guy Bloch changes his tune after telling Calcalist earlier this week that “while other companies are cutting back we found ourselves shifting up a gear.” Read more

University of Haifa to use startup methods for Holocaust commemoration projects. Ahead of Israel’s annual Holocaust Remembrance Day, the northern Israeli university announced the launch of an innovation hub dedicated to Holocaust education and commemoration. Read more

Cannabis companies join search for Covid-19 cure. Medical cannabis companies are joining biotech and biomed companies in the race to develop treatments for the coronavirus. Read more

 

AR studio on-the-go platform Arti closes $4M seed investment. Arti helps professional and amateur broadcasters deliver a high-quality cloud-based, no-hardware augmented reality platform from anywhere. Read more

AI Medical Diagnosis startup MyndYou raises $4 million. The Tel Aviv-based company also announced a partnership with ALCA, an American association of caregivers for the elderly, to provide members with tools to monitor patients remotely during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

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