20 stories about Amazon

In a world of Ambient Computing, Israel remains static

17.08.22|James Spiro
CTech spoke to Twang Founder and CEO Navot Volk about the growing market of Ambient Computing, where it is going, and why Israeli consumers still cannot benefit from it
Ofer Bengal ועידת Ctech ענן

“These three clouds became a sort of monopoly but that's the way the world works”

07.05.22|James Spiro
Ofer Bengal, Founder and CEO at Redis, discusses how software companies can work with Amazon, Google, and Microsoft
אמאזון לוגיסטיקה חבילות אלטו

Amazon investing in Israeli robotics startup BionicHIVE

The Israeli startup's SqUID robotics solution is deployed in a wide range of supply chain facilities utilizing existing shelving racks and boxes and is capable of pick and put-away from floor to ceiling
Doug Laney Headshot

Data, data everywhere - and plenty of drops to drink

08.12.21|James Spiro
Doug Laney, Innovation Fellow at West Monroe, joined CTech to discuss Big Data, Infonomics, and the value of our online information
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youAPPi: “People think Amazon doesn’t need to invest in retargeting. This is wrong”

12.11.21|James Spiro
Speaking at Tech TLV, youAPPi Founder and CEO Moshe Vaknin talks about the spending habits of frequent app users - and how companies can keep them
מטה Oracle אורקל רדווד סיטי  קליפורניה עמק הסיליקון 2

Israeli court: Oracle did not meet security requirements for government cloud tender

21.10.21|Meir Orbach
The District Court in Jerusalem released its verdict dismissing Oracle’s appeal following its failure in the Nimbus tender. Oracle plans to appeal again

How JOKR's battle against Amazon accidentally made its way to Startup Nation

14.10.21|James Spiro
After being given $170 million to offer 15-minute grocery delivery in the U.S and Europe, JOKR has set up an R&D base in Israel thanks to one person’s relocation
Martin Guy Eli Unlimited Robotics

“Amazon is developing something very cute… We are not in the cute industry,” says Unlimited Robotics

02.10.21|James Spiro
Meet Gary - the Israeli robot acting as a physical app store for developers and software engineers
המייסדים של טייפ 5 ליאור הרמן ירון שגיא ו עינת ברקוביץ

To infinity and beyond: get ready for the first Israeli space tech VC

27.09.21|Yafit Ovadia
“Space will become a self-sustaining economy, and boom over the next decade,” says co-founder of TYPE5, the first Israeli-VC focused on space startups
עזרא כהן סגן נשיא לאסטרטגיה תאגידית באורקל

Oracle recruited DoD executive to save its Israel cloud bid

10.08.21|Hagar Ravet and Tomer Ganon
The software giant brought in Ezra Cohen, former Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence under Donald Trump, to try and thwart the tender won by Amazon and Google by pressuring members of Israel’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee
מטה גוגל מאונטיין וויו קליפורניה

Google’s upcoming plans for Israel: a server farm and fiber optics network

02.08.21|Raphael Kahan
After being awarded the government tender for cloud computing, Google is expanding its Israel operations. Calcalist has learned that will include a server farm in the Sharon region and an ultra-high speed fiber network, in addition to its subsea cables linking Europe to Israel
Danny Weissberg VoiceItt

Voiceitt launches speech recognition app for people with speech impairments

09.06.21|James Spiro
The app can also be integrated with Amazon Alexa to help operate smart home devices
צילום של המנכל דקל וולצר והנהלת החברה AVO

“We will either crash or become Amazon”

06.06.21|Meir Orbach
Avo CEO Dekel Valtzer is a former Israeli tennis champion who went from hitting serves to shipping services. How did the startup he co-founded transform neighbors in New York skyscrapers and tech giants’ employees into a consolidated purchasing power?
ענן אבטחת מידע

Amazon's AWS and Google big winners of Israel's $1.2 billion milestone cloud project

21.04.21|Meir Orbach and Reuters
AWS and Google beat out Microsoft, Oracle and IBM in the tender for the four-phase project known as "Nimbus"
רונית אטד מנכלית מיקרוסופט ישראל על רקע בניין מיקרוספט

Microsoft Israel execs rocked by Project Nimbus setback

31.03.21|Meir Orbach
The tech giant didn't even make it past the first round of the tender for Israel’s flagship project for providing cloud services for the country's entire public sector, including the military
מחשוב ענן נטאפ

Project Nimbus: Microsoft looks to be out, with Amazon and Google in it for the win

30.03.21|Meir Orbach
Israel is expected to select two providers for government services through the cloud
חברת נקסט אינשורנס קומפלקס O-TECH כפר סבא

Next Insurance partners with Amazon Business to expand its user base

“We believe the future of the insurance buying experience involves meeting customers where they already are,” says CEO Guy Goldstein
אפליקציה מסרים מיידיים סיגנל Signal ווטסאפ

WhatsApp’s new privacy settings Signal change for instant messaging

12.01.21|James Spiro
After Facebook updated its privacy settings for WhatsApp, concerned voices from Israel and the world start pondering an alternative
איור יונתן פופר תיאור: נזק מדיה חברתית הייטק

This research was sponsored by Amazon: How ‘Big Tech’ is compromising academic integrity

06.10.20|Viki Auslender
After ‘Big Tobacco’ and ‘Big Oil,’ it is now the tech giants’ turn to try their hand at influencing the public debate by contributing to research institutes