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Israel’s Cnoga Medical Ltd.has developed a blood glucose monitor for diabetics that uses optical censors to measure change in skin color instead of a pin prick to take a physical sample of blood. Business



The US tech giant’s Haifa lab is designing smart helmets, vests and gloves to help companies avoid work accidents Business



Microsoft Corp plans to acquire Israeli cyber security company Adallom for $320 million, the Calcalist financial newspaper reported on Monday. Business



Rumor has it that billionaire George Soros might invest in the Rangers Scottish championship club. Charles Green, former rangers CEO has raised funds amounting to $16.8 million (10 million pounds). Business



Violent anti-semitic acts are on the increase, and it might not just have to do with the conflict in Gaza. Business

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The giant private equity firm KKR, which is still led today by two of its original founders Henry Kravis, and George Roberts, has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the technology company Internet Brands. Business

In 2012 Chinese buyers were thought to have invested about $4 billion in Australian real estate, and the pace is believed to have kept up since. Business

A battery that can charge in under 30 seconds has been shown off at a technology conference in Tel Aviv. Business

Jerusalem is undergoing a face lift. Business

While the Ghermezian brothers are just now getting ready to start construction to complete the American Dream Meadowlands mega mall in New Jersey, just across the river from Manhattan, they are playing close attention to their existing shopping centre properties as well. Business

Japan’s Uniqlo retail chain are reportedly in talks with CEO Mickey Drexler, with a view to acquiring the J Crew fashion chain, which is currently TPG private-equity-owned. Business

Dr. Eviatar Matania told ministers at a Cabinet meeting that the Israeli exports constitute about 5 percent of the $60 billion global market. Business

At 16, Koum and his mother immigrated to Mountain View, a result of the troubling political and anti-Semitic environment, and got a small two-bedroom apartment though government assistance. Business

Jewish Business News has previously highlighted the operations and story of giant Spanish international construction, water and environmental services group Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas (FCC), which is publicly listed on the Spanish Stock Exchange and is controlled by billionaire Esther Maria Koplowitz. Business

Maurice (Hank) Greenberg’s Starr Investment Holdings, in partnership with Swiss firm Partners Group, has just announced it is buying 100% ownership of healthcare claims processing technology firmMultiplan Inc. Business

BrightSource Energy is an Oakland, California headquartered company, with its engineering and R&D operations located here in Israel, in Jerusalem. Business

Israeli platform OurCrowd is the latest entrant into Australia’s burgeoning equity crowdfunding market, with the local team led by investment professionals David Shein, Nathan Cher and Geoff Levy. Business

Google has acquired SlickLogin - an Israeli start-up behind the technology that allows websites to verify a user's identity by using sound waves. Business

You can run, but you cannot hide from the taxman – wherever you are, he will catch up with you. Business

Barrick Gold has been trying to unwind some of this excess debt in recent months, which is an ongoing process. Business

'The Wolf of Wall Street' reveals the unflinching drive and focus that is spurred by an avarice that manifests when a broker bends the rules. Convicted fraudster Greg Blank says he's not like the film's protagonist Business

Actress Scarlett Johansson has quit as an ambassador for Oxfam amid a row over her support for an Israeli company that operates in the occupied West Bank. Business

Israeli natural gas suppliers have the best chances of winning a $3 billion natural gas supply tender published by Cyprus. Business

On Friday Home Depot, the giant do-it-yourself home improvement chain based in Atlanta Georgia, announced that it had closed on the acquisition of Blinds.com. Business

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