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Palo Alto Networks shares plunge following reduced 2024 forecast
“Israel’s tech sector can recover within months”
SolarEdge slump continues after disappointingly low forecast, widening loss
Wix registers first full year net profit, forecasts acceleration in “profitable growth in 2024”
Sam Altman's $7 trillion chip dream: Bold vision or delusional fantasy?
Mor Assia and Shelly Hod Moyal raise $70 million for second iAngels fund
Back to New York: Who’s who at Calcalist’s Mind the Tech 2024 conference
Profits are at record highs, so why are tech companies laying off so many workers?
Down rounds in Israeli tech hit nearly 20% in 2023
20 stories about Regulation
Which country will be the first to establish AI-related norms and conventions?
"Technology and world economies received a much-needed injection of energy and new blood from artificial intelligence, but the dangers of AI are more tangible than ever before," writes Liron Rose
2024 antitrust watch: 4 cases that could redefine tech industry giants
An overview of pivotal legal battles against Apple, Google, Meta, and the potential fallout that could reshape the tech landscape
Global effort to keep AI safe from rogue actors gains momentum
Israel joins the likes of the US and Britain in push for companies to create AI systems that are "secure by design"
Regulatory storm looms: Europe and the US challenge tech giants' dominance
Behemoths like Google, Meta, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple and others have to date operated in a market almost completely free of regulatory restrictions. However, a global shift in regulatory attitudes now threatens their unbridled power
How EU's Digital Services Act is revolutionizing online platforms
Turning point for the tech sector: Unpacking the impact of the Digital Services Act on Meta, Amazon, TikTok, Apple, Google
How Europe is successfully battling tech giants on privacy
European regulators are fighting against global platforms such as Meta, Google, Amazon and TikTok, in order to protect the privacy of citizens
“From a responsibility point of view, I think open source AI is the future”
Databricks joined CTech to discuss LLMs and how they can be harnessed safely in the future
Marari report: "Police exceeded its authority. Failings in the use of tapping systems"
The Marari report, which investigated the use of spyware by police, including NSO’s Pegasus, found that information was extracted from mobile devices in violation of the law, as well as serious failures in supervision and control procedures by police
“Don’t be swayed by funding or valuations,” says Melio COO
“We feel comfortable with the rounds we’ve already raised, but are now focused on our business and don’t see a slowdown. Fintech is a huge industry, and there are great opportunities,” added Tomer Barel, Melio’s COO, during Calcalist and Bank Hapoalim’s fintech conference
PlantArcBio’s herbicide-tolerant gene for soybean and cotton receives regulatory exemption
The Israeli ag-biotech company is engaged in research and development in the field of gene discovery and biological components to improve plant traits
Open banking is conquering the world, but in Israel there is still a long road ahead
"Open banking is a huge economic opportunity that offers regeneration and the building of new sources of income for banks and commercial companies," writes Tal Weiser of Finastra
Is space mining legal?
"If we want space mining to have a happy ending, its important that we adequately resolve the open legal questions while also creating new laws and regulations that will both incentivize beneficial mining," writes Dov Greenbaum
Does the Metaverse need restrictive regulation?
“If content creators were a liability for the early internet, this will be exacerbated in the Metaverse. Creators will be even more busy creating legal-but-offensive content in the Metaverse,” writes Dov Greenbaum
Online regulation is “a question of humanism”, says German MP
As relationships between governments and tech companies tense up, Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger, Member of Parliament for the Free Democratic Party in Germany, outlines some ideas on how to fix it
"I'm not an enemy of tech companies, I'm an enemy of bad behavior"
Margrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for Competition, is the only regulator in the world to curb the aggressive appetite of tech giants. Now, with a second term and an expanded role as regulator of the EU's digital economy, she is free to craft the rules that would limit Facebook's AI and virtual currency, and is unmoved by Trump's attacks on her
SEC Commissioner: Firms must be prepared for cyberattacks
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is stepping out of its traditional role, and requires firms to implement and monitor internal controls for cyber risks
The rule of law? More like the code of law
We could imagine a world where the law is code, and that code is available to everyone on our smartphones such that we could know how to act legally regardless of the situation before us, writes Dov Greenbaum
Israeli Securities Authority to supervise fintech companies in the payments sector
Finance Minister Israel Katz adopted the ministry’s recommendations to have the Authority supervise innovative payment financial services as well as open banking. Large fintech bodies and digital wallets will remain under the Bank of Israel’s supervision
Israeli telco Bezeq fined over $2 million for misleading consumers about internet speeds
Consumer Protection and Fair Trade Authority found Bezeq guilty of providing customers internet service at speeds significantly lower than they had been promised
Fyllo raises $30 million to expand digital marketing and compliance solutions beyond cannabis industry
Some 60% of the funds raised in the Series B came from outside of the cannabis sector, validating the Israeli company's potential to scale beyond the endemic market
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