Tag archive for ‘Waze’
Michael Ordman On Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Micro-antenna to treat gastro-cancer and more good news from israel

In the 21st Jun 2015 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include:   ·         Three important stomach-related medical developments from Israeli scientists. ·         Israeli experts More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Waze Gets Integrated AMBER Alert Update

The Israeli gestalt GPS app Waze that was bought up by Google in 2013, has been updated with integrated AMBER alerts. AMBER alerts are broadcast when a child goes missing. According to Waze, “The AMBER More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Cops Are Fazed By Waze, Want It Banned

The more primitive version was called “Fuzz Busters, ” but now Waze, an app that alerts drivers to traffic accidents, construction zones and the presence of police, is causing a fuss among More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, December 29th, 2014

Voucher Trading Startup Zeek Moves into UK Market

New Israeli startup Zeek, which helps people swap and sell unwanted gift vouchers with a mobile app, has announced its launch in the UK. This is especially timely since it came just after Christmas when More...

Tzahi Hoffman On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Waze 3.9 to Add Available Parking Feature

Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) Israeli unit Waze has updated its navigation app to version 3.9 for iPhone and Android users (not Windows phone, yet). The new version marks the direction that the company is working More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, September 29th, 2014

Israeli Venture Capital Firm Magma Raises $150 Million for Startup Fund

The Israeli Venture Capital firm Magma announced that it raised $150 million for a start-up fund that will provide seed money for early-stage technology companies based in Israel, WSJ reports. Magma was an More...

Ela Levy Weinrib On Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Waze Sued Over Alleged Software Theft for $150 million

– The petitioner alleges that Waze is based on the Freemap Israel community project. – (L-R) Noam-Bardin and Uri Levine WAZE – After the huge exit by Waze comes the big lawsuit. An accountant, More...

Albert Hecht On Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Yaki Faitelson’s Varonis Systems Has A One Billion Dollar Day On Nasdaq

– Shares in the data protection and management software company made spectacular ground, doubling in value for their IPO price per share of $22, to $44 before the exchange closed down for the weekend. – – Yaki More...

Tzahi Hoffman On Monday, December 30th, 2013

2013 Boom Year For Israeli High-Tech And Bio-Tech

– – 2013 was a positive year for Israeli high-tech and biotech, in almost every respect: total investments rose, salaries rose, and there were some impressive exits. According to human More...

Shmulik Shelach On Sunday, December 29th, 2013

PwC: Israeli Technology Companies Exits Worth $7.6 Billion In 2013

– According to PwC Israel, life sciences has been this year’s leading sector for exits. – Waze  acquired by Google – According to a report by PwC Israel, the total value of More...

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