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Changhong’s H2 smartphone lets you scan objects for molecular

Chinese tech company Changhong is unveiling a new smartphone, the H2, that can scan objects for molecular authenticity using a technology developed by Consumer Physics and Analog Devices (ADI). Read more.

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Israel tech exits totaled $10 billion in 2016

Israeli high-tech companies closed 104 exit deals in 2016 for a total of $10 billion, up 12 percent from 2015. Read more.

Women’s high tech status improves in 2016

Ethosia CEO Eyal Solomon: We’re seeing a positive trend that is no less than a revolution. Read more.

The coolest Israeli technologies wowing the crowds at CES 2017

From wearable technologies to artificial intelligence, the Israeli delegation to CES 2017 is showcasing a wide set of solutions for the consumer electronics industry, some of which are truly game-changing. Read more.


News Nuggets

  • Flytrex lands $3M to make drone delivery a thing (TechCrunch)
  • Taboola acquires Israeli company Commerce Sciences (Globes)
  • Cyber security company Checkmarx prepares for Nasdaq IPO (Globes)
  • BMW, Intel, Mobileye pledge self-driving fleet by end 2017 (Times of Israel)
  • Israeli biotechnology startup Nurami Medical raises NIS 2.5M (Times of Israel)

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