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Which UAE-based company is bidding $50 million for an Israeli airline and why are patents so important?

CTech Daily Roundup: Israeli high tech delegation departs for the Emirates in search of collaborations

CTech 21:5925.10.20
UAE-based holding company bids $50 million for Israeli airline Israir. NY Koen Group, owned by Israeli businessman Naum Koen and based out of Dubai and Ukraine, is aiming to boost its tourism offering with Israir’s assets. Read more 


Israeli high tech delegation departs for the Emirates in search of collaborations. The delegation, led by entrepreneur and JVP founder Erel Margalit, includes 13 CEOs from cyber, fintech, and foodtech industries. Read more 


Israir aircraft. Photo: Danny Sade Israir aircraft. Photo: Danny Sade


Infinidat employees suing Israeli tech unicorn for secretly diluting their shares. A lawsuit filed last week by past and present employees of the data storage company claims that Infinidat systematically and steadily diluted the employees' holdings behind their back. Read more


Interview | MeMed analyzes complex immune responses to answer simple health questions. Growing biopharmaceutical company MeMed Diagnostics Ltd. is transforming the way doctors have traditionally treated infections by looking to the body’s immune system for answers. Read more 


Israeli Proptech company, Jones, wins insurance category at Real Estate Tech Awards. The prize marks the first time an Israeli company has been awarded first place in the award’s seven-year history. Read more 


The positives and negatives of Covid-19 are “two sides of the same coin,” says Namogoo’s HR Leader. After months of lockdowns and isolation, Namogoo’s Keren Halperin gets candid about how Covid-19 affected the business and employee morale. Read more


Interview | The lawyer who forges Israeli tech companies’ prized weapons. Daniel Kligler, who specializes in patents, offers his unique insights on what makes Israelis dominate tech innovation. Read more 


Opinion | Was Twitter’s censorship of the Hunter Biden exposé the last nail in Section 230’s coffin? Regardless of who wins the next elections, we will likely eventually see some changes to this section. Read more 


Biomed at the focus of new Israel-UAE business cooperation. New cross-business initiative is led by Tel-Aviv based consultancy firm Kamir Strategy and UAE-based PR firm Cosmopole. Read more


Tips | 17 suggestions for how best to conduct yourself on Zoom. The complete guide to handling your video conferences with poise — from sending clear invites to avoiding unwanted distractions. Read more