Why is TikTok a risk to the elections and what position do Israeli firms have in Bitcoin’s surge?

Technology may have helped us survive Covid-19, but at what cost? Work from home and learn remotely, cyberattacks and the gig economy

The Covid-19 pandemic accelerated the already scorching technical development landscape. Some of the changes that defined 2020 will persist well beyond 2021, as will some of the bugs. Continue reading

Child’s play? Edgify’s new children’s book deals with topics related to AI collaboration. The book introduces a group of fish who share information to make better decisions – just like the edge computing AI framework. Continue reading

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Interview | “Israel must move from a startup nation to an innovation nation.” Yizhar Shai, Israel’s Minister of Science and Technology, discusses his hopes that SpaceX will open a local office, joint scientific agreements with the UAE, a home-grown Covid-19 vaccine, and Israel, which is staying out of the US-China trade war . Continue reading

HR Post Covid | ControlUp is ready to recharge its “party power” after Covid-19. Apart from the cooperations and happy hours, the employees of the IT operating company look forward to continuing their parties until dawn. Continue reading

Analysis | “The biggest attack on the elections will come from the TikTok platform.” The next round of campaigns is shifting from the streets to digital platforms and getting dirty. TikTok offers a censorship-free space, and the combination of voting apps and WhatsApp groups can become super spreaders of conspiracy theories. Continue reading

Food For Mood: How myAir combines natural ingredients with artificial intelligence to deal with stress. The company tracks your stress levels and offers personalized nutritional bars for your mental and emotional health every month. Continue reading

Interview | The Israeli laboratory where the cars of the future will be formulated. Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi’s innovation lab in Tel Aviv aims to advance state-of-the-art mobility, with an emphasis on vision sensors, cybersecurity, data and AI. Continue reading

Analysis | Technology Trends: Five Reasons Why 2021 Will Be At least As Bad As 2020 Tech companies will get stronger, computer systems will continue to lose private data, and elections are still at risk of being tampered with. Continue reading

2020 wasn’t all doom and gloom: 8 positive takeaways from the past year. From Peace in the Middle East to the Rise of Telemedicine, calcalist reporters highlight the positive aspects of the historic year and the key role technology plays in it. Continue reading

Israel-based IMedis receives CE approval for radiology scans in the EU. The company is part of Teva and Philips’ investment platform, Sanara Ventures. Continue reading

Shareitt raises $ 2 million in seed money for its cashless trading platform. The social platform enables users to buy and sell used items without using any money. Continue reading

The technology market continues to advance despite the setbacks from Covid-19 in 2020. On Wednesday, Fusion LA and Pearl Cohen hosted their exclusive annual trend and forecast for this year’s 2020-2021 VCs conference – on Zoom. Tal Slobodkin from StageOne, Aya Peterburg from S Capital and Amit Karp from Bessemer Venture Partners weighed in. Read more

Cryptocurrency tokens are securities, not assets, regulates the Israel Securities Authority. The Israeli startup Kirobo tried unsuccessfully to convince the ISA that it will issue a utility token instead of a security token and should therefore not be subject to the same regulations. Continue reading

Opinion | Bitcoin is booming and Israel’s blockchain infrastructure and security startups are key to the cryptocurrency revolution. “We are at the beginning of a revolution, with insane amounts of capital flowing from old institutions to Bitcoin and alternative coins. Trust and security solutions are vital to this financial revolution.” Continue reading

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