CNET visited a handful of labs around Jerusalem where conservators are working to digitally preserve and analyze historical artifacts and artwork.
For Road Trip 2015, CNET takes a look at the tech revolution helping historians in Israel reveal more about our past.
Even the ancient city of Jerusalem has been transformed by tech, as visitors to holy sites turn to mobile devices to reach out to God.
The hacking collective knocks the Bank of Jerusalem offline and attacks the site of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Anonymous claims nearly 700 sites have been affected.
Nir Barkat, who made a fortune as an investor in the high technology field, is said to enjoy a commanding lead, according to Israeli exit polls.
Cyber-Ark has announced Monday it closed a $12 million second round of funding, led by Jerusalem Venture Partners. Other investors include Vertex Management Israel and previous investors SCP, J.P. Morgan/Chase Partners, IDB and Cabaret-ArbaOne. Dedham, Mass.-based Cyber-Ark has raised a total of $20 million. The company develops data security software for connecting companies with their remote offices and business.
Sphera, a Web-hosting software maker, attracted $20 million in its second round of financing, the company said Thursday. The round includes a $5 million infusion from Vision Capital and Bank of America Equity Partners, on top of the $15 million raised earlier in the round from lead investors TLcom Capital Partners and Jerusalem Venture Partners. Gemini Israel Funds also contributed. Sphera's main product, HostingDirector, helps automate the Web-hosting process and reduces costs, it said, by allowing customers to manage hosting services themselves.
Sphera said Thursday that it raised a $15 million second round of funding, led by TLcom Capital Partners and Jerusalem Venture Partners. Other investors included Gemini Israel Funds. Boston-based Sphera has raised a total of $28.5 million. The company develops software designed to manage and automate Web-hosting operations.
Celltick Technologies said Wednesday it has raised a $10 million second round of funding, led by Jerusalem Venture Partners and Elwin Capital Partners. Elwin will receive a board seat as part of its investment. Herzlia, Israel-based Celltick markets its software to mobile device operators, allowing them to offer their customers content and services that can be accessed with two clicks of the mouse. The company has raised a total of $13.5 million. See complete list.
Kodeos Communications announced on Monday that it has raised a $12 million first round of funding, led by Jerusalem Venture Partners and Highland Capital Partners. South Plainfield, N.J.-based Kodeos is developing hardware to increase the speed and capacity in fiber-optic networks that span a great distance. Kodeos' hardware is designed to reduce the weakening of a fiber-optic signal, which in turn cuts down the need to frequently regenerate the signal through another length of fiber. See complete list.