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BlackBerry Acquires WatchDox for $150 Million to Bolster Products, Open R&D Centre in Israel


BlackBerry today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WatchDox. The transaction, estimated to be worth up to $150 million by third-party reports, will see BlackBerry launch a research and

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Canada plans new ‘prestigious’ embassy in Israel


OTTAWA—Canada is planning to build a new embassy in Israel, even as the Conservative government attempts to sell $80 million in diplomatic properties abroad. The federal government is seeking outside help in assessing the cost

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Apple Buys Israeli Camera-Technology Company LinX (Francais suit)


Apple Inc. has acquired Israeli camera-technology company LinX Computational Imaging Ltd. Apple confirmed the acquisition with its standard statement when it has bought a company. “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time and

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Israeli Crowfunding Giant to Open Office in Canada


The world’s largest equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd is setting up shop in Toronto, lured by rock-bottom startup valuations and a technology ecosystem that is starving for investment capital. At last week’s Canadian Crowdfunding

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Allana Potash Corp agrees to $137-million takeover bid from Israel Chemicals


Allana Potash Corp. agreed to a $137-million takeover bid from Israel Chemicals Ltd. because its chief executive said there was no other way to avoid massive dilution of shareholders. Toronto-based Allana is in the same

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Canadian Bioceutical Subsidiary Signs Collaboration Agreement With a Leading Israeli Medical Cannabis Research Company

Following on its recent announcement of plans to enter the medical marijuana sector with a large development in Owen Sound, Ontario, The Canadian Bioceutical Corporation’s (BCC.V) wholly-owned subsidiary BioCannabis Products Ltd., is pleased to announce

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ISDEF 2015 – Israel International Deference and HLS Expo


ISDEF 2015 is the Premier International Defense and HLS Exhibition in Israel. Focusing on interoperability between defense and security, ISDEF brings together government and military officials, industry members, end users and decision makers from Israel

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Apple CEO Tim Cook to inaugurate new Israeli headquarters


Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple Inc., is planning to visit Israel next week to inaugurate Apple Israel’s new headquarters in Herzliya, Globes reported Thursday. During the trip, Cook is also expected to

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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Claridge join to invest in Israeli technology

Montréal, February 11th, 2015 – Claridge and la Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec are proud to announce a partnership to launch Claridge CDPQ Israel, a new investment firm based in Tel Aviv, dedicated

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Israël veut sa place sur la carte du vin mondial (English follows)

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Sur les monts verdoyants de Judée, Eran Pick vérifie la qualité de ses vignes. Il fait partie de ces petits producteurs de plus en plus nombreux qui s’emploient à faire figurer les crus israéliens sur

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