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Israeli fintech startups take on Israel’s central bank; The gap between Nvidia and Intel’s Mellanox bid? $148 million

CTech 08:4425.04.19
Israeli fintech startups take on Israel’s central bank. Several players in Israel’s fintech ecosystem allege that the Bank of Israel is preventing access to data, hindering competition. Read more


Bank of Israel Governor Amir Yaron. Photo: Amit Sha'al Bank of Israel Governor Amir Yaron. Photo: Amit Sha'al



The gap between Nvidia and Intel’s Mellanox bid? $148 million. A Monday SEC filing by Mellanox revealed additional details about the negotiations that led to Nvidia’s $6.9 billion acquisition deal. Read more


Connected car company Smartcar accuses car data broker Otonomo of theft. In a phone conversation with Calcalist Tuesday, Otonomo CEO Ben Volkow said Otonomo was caught by surprise by the accusations and is looking into the matter. Read more


Israel tests an incentive-based program to fight traffic jams. Participants could make up to $555 by avoiding entering urban areas during rush hours. Read more


The crypto crash is an opportunity to build a better industry, says blockchain entrepreneur. Having lived through the crash with his first company, Bancor co-founder Eyal Hertzog has much to say about the downturn in the crypto industry. Read more


The Technion is suing senior professor for 50% of his company stake. Computer Science Professor Eli Ben-Sasson founded a blockchain company with his PhD candidate. Now, the Technion is claiming the company’s intellectual property as its own. Read more


Opinion | More than three years in China, and ordering a coke is still a challenge. Mandarin is considered one of the most important languages to acquire, studied by the likes of Mark Zuckerberg and Donald Trump’s grandchildren. There’s only one problem—non-native speakers find it nearly impossible to master. Read more


Israeli Supermodel Bar Refaeli to pay evaded taxes for earnings of $4.5 million. The Israeli model has been under investigation by the Israeli tax authority since 2015, suspected of falsely reporting she was living outside of Israel to evade taxes. Read more




Dell Technology Capital, Avigdor Willenz back IoT security startup VDOO. Read more


Medical device company Rapid Medical raises $20 million. Read more


Hyundai, Dentsu back audio search engine AudioBurst with $10 million investment. Read more


Medtech startup Theator raises $3 million. Read more


Drone vision startup Sightec raises $2 million. Read more 
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