Dan Arkin On Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Playtika Acquires Israeli Social Games Startup Jelly Button

    A year after its acquisition by the Chinese consortium led by game developer Giant Interactive, for $ 4.4 billion, Playtika announced today the acquisition of the Israeli gaming company Jelly Button More...

Dan Arkin On Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Shari Arison Selling 49% of Israel’s Largest Bank Hapoalim for $930 Million

Shari Arison   Shari Arison is selling 49% of her stake in Arison Holdings, which holds 20%, the controlling stake, in Bank Hapoalim (in fact 10% of the bank). A non-binding memorandum of understanding was More...

Dan Arkin On Monday, May 5th, 2014

Israeli Breakthrough: Submarines Without Periscopes

– – A submarine without its periscope? Researchers from Israel’s Technion are developing an underwater photography and surveillance system that might make periscopes obsolete. Close to a hundred years More...

Dan Arkin On Monday, March 10th, 2014

Robots a La Carte From Israel’s Ben Gurion University

– – If you ask Dr. Amir Shapiro, director of the Robotics Lab at the Mechanical Engineering Department of Ben Gurion University, what’s a robot, he’ll point at the phrase decorating the More...

Dan Arkin On Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Israeli Virtual Sea Fence at DEFEXPO India

– – Advanced, modern systems for port and coastal security have to be capable of detecting infiltration attempts into protected zones – even a lone swimmer at sea must be detected, a very difficult More...


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