By Shai Genish On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

BMW, Intel and Mobileye, Will Have Self-Driving Car Fleet in 2017

BMW, Intel, and Mobileye announced today their intention to deploy 40 self-driving BMW 7 series cars by the second half of 2017 for testing on the roads in the US and Europe. This commitment demonstrates More...

By Jewish Business News On Monday, January 2nd, 2017

El Al Defies German Court Order Over Flight Delays

  El Al, Israel’s national airline, is snubbing its nose at a German court order requiring the company to compensate all of its passengers whose flights were delayed both coming to and going from European More...

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By Carl Kaminsky On Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Uber Responds to Al Franken’s Concerns

  Uber and Lyft have responded to Senator Al Franken’s concerns about racism but not consumer privacy. Last month Senator Franken sent the companies an open letter on the matter. In the letter to Uber More...

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By Jewish Business News On Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Chinese Auto Manufacturer Qoros to Set Up Smart Car R&D Center in Israel, Report

Chinese auto manufacturer Qoros will open a Research & Development center in Israel aimed at developing a smart car, Qoros sources in China told Israeli Globes. Qoros, controlled by Israeli billionaire Idan More...

Senator Al Franken
By Jewish Business News Correspondent On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Senator Al Franken Goes After Uber on Location Data Sharing

Uber has a new enemy: Senator Al Franken of Minnesota. The Senator sent a letter to Uber asking the company to upgrade its privacy policies and to protect its users’ sensitive location data. Al Franken is More...

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By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Carl Icahn to Sell American Railcar for Up to $3.4 Billion

  Activist investor Carl Icahn‘s investment firm, Icahn Enterprises LP sell its wholly-owned subsidiary American Railcar Leasing (ARL) to SMBC Rail Services. Under the terms of the deal, Icahn Enterprises More...

By Jewish Business News Correspondent On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Uber Workers Accused of Accessing Private Data of Customers and Celebrities Like Beyonce

Uber employees have been accused of providing the personal information of the company’s customers to the wrong people. Stalkers and former boyfriends were reportedly given the whereabouts of private individuals More...

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By Jewish Business News On Sunday, December 11th, 2016

Don’t Flirt With Uber Drivers or Other Passengers — You Might Get Banned

  Flirting with Uber drivers and fellow passengers has been marked as a big “no no” by the company. It was one of the restricted activities listed in Uber’s new guidelines. Apparently Uber More...

By Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Uber Creates Uber AI Labs to Develop Artificial Intelligence Tech

Uber is really serious about someday doing away with its drivers all together and introducing driverless cars. To that end the company has established Uber AI Labs to advance its research into the field of artificial More...

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By Shai Genish On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Israel’s Gett Gets $100 Million Loan From Russian Sberbank

Taxi hailing startup Gett (formerly GetTaxi) announced today that it has received a seven-year loan from Russian Sberbank. The bank will hold options linked to the Israeli company’s stock. This injection More...


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