Israel

BlueRed a bridge linking Israeli startups to Asia's wealthy

LOCAL venture firm BlueRed Partners has raised US$75 million for its inaugural US$100 million fund, which aims to connect the bustling deep-tech scene in Israel to South-east Asia's prominent...

WhatsApp tells users to update app after finding flaw that allows commercial-grade spying

A flaw on popular messaging app WhatsApp has allowed hackers to remotely install surveillance software on phones via its voice call function, potentially affecting all of its 1.5 billion users...

Short of IT workers at home, Israeli startups recruit elsewhere

[TEL AVIV] When Alexey Chalimov founded software design firm Eastern Peak in Israel four years ago he knew he would not find the developers he needed at home.

Need to fight for survival makes Israel the hotbed for innovation

IT was a gloriously beautiful spring morning in Israel, and a tech crowd had gathered on the lawn of Hagan b'Shefayim, a garden venue just 15 minutes from Tel Aviv.