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2013-11-07 12:31:11

JERUSALEM, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Akamai celebrates its 15-year anniversary with a new office in Israel and plans to expand its employee base -- Dr. Leighton presents the President with a new book which recounts the life of the late Daniel Lewin, co-founder of Akamai Israel's President, Shimon Peres, met this morning (Thursday) with Dr. Tom Leighton, co-founder and CEO of Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), who arrived in Israel for a two-day visit...

2013-10-16 16:26:25

Upon his return, Fattah was honored by the National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) for his leadership of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), Senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS), returned from a three-day visit to Israel where he met with Israeli President Shimon Peres to discuss future American-Israeli collaboration...

2013-10-15 08:32:45

BrainTech Israel 2013 Conference, TEL AVIV, Israel, October 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The BrainGate Research and Development team led by Dr. John Donoghue (Brown University) and Dr. Arto Nurmikko was today awarded a one million dollar prize in recognition of their outstanding work in brain computer interfaces. The Moshe Mirilashvili Memorial Fund B.R.A.I.N. Prize [http://www.israelbrain.org/global-braintech-prize/competition-overview ] was presented by Israeli President Shimon...

2013-06-26 12:34:39

President Peres Checks Out Groundbreaking Startups at Jerusalem's Hub of High-Tech Innovation; Praises JVP Companies Driving Global Innovation JERUSALEM, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The President of the State of Israel, Mr. Shimon Peres, a leading proponent of high-tech development, got an up-close look today at the latest in Israeli innovation at the JVP Media Quarter, a high-tech hub in the heart of Jerusalem. JVP [http://www.jvpvc.com ] (Jerusalem Venture Partners) has...

2013-05-23 08:28:22

BrainTech Israel 2013 to Showcase New Opportunities and Next-Generation Brain Technologies that Could Revolutionize Our Lives TEL AVIV, Israel, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Israel Brain Technologies (IBT) has announced the launch of BrainTech Israel 2013 [http://conference.israelbrain.org ], Israel's 1st International Brain Technology Conference, which will take place on October 14th-15th in Tel Aviv, recently ranked as the 2nd most innovative city in the world by the Wall...

2012-09-11 22:21:51

JERUSALEM INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTER, Israel, September 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Israel Brain Technologies (IBT), a new initiative inspired by the vision of Israeli President Shimon Peres, is announcing the launch of its $1m global B.R.A.I.N. Prize (Breakthrough Research And Innovation in Neurotechnology). The launch will be followed by a "fireside chat" by President Peres. The million-dollar prize will go to an individual or team throughout the world who can...

Two-Thirds Of World Still Not Connected To Internet
2012-06-20 12:10:25

Eric Schmidt, Google´s Executive Chairman, this week spoke about the haves and the have-nots during a speech at an annual Israeli conference sponsored by President Shimon Peres, writes Dara Kerr for CNET. Schmidt focused on the fact that most people on Earth aren´t benefiting from technology´s enormous advances over the past few years. “The world wide web has yet to live up to its name,” he said. “Technology does not produce miracles, but connectivity, even...

2012-03-08 14:19:00

LOS ANGELES, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jay Sanderson, President and CEO of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, issued the following statement on the historic occasion of the arrival of Israeli President Shimon Peres to Los Angeles: "On behalf of the Jewish community and The Jewish Federation, we are thrilled that President Shimon Peres will be in Los Angeles this afternoon. Tonight, we have convened an event with the President with over 100 Jewish...

2012-03-06 06:30:00

LONDON, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "I don't sleep at night ... what we call experience, the younger generation calls a chain of mistakes." As Israeli President Shimon Peres embarks on his U.S. tour, Spirit Level Film announces the 16th April release of The Price of Kings: Shimon Peres. Narrated by actor Helena Bonham Carter, CBE, it's the second film from the documentary series on leadership, revealing the sacrifices President...

2012-02-07 09:44:00

JERUSALEM, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Finn Partners, a Ruder Finn Group company, has been selected as Debby Communications' international public relations partner for Facing Tomorrow 2012, the Fourth Annual Israeli Presidential Conference under the auspices of President Shimon Peres. Finn Partners will work in tandem with both Debby Communications and Ron Shelly of Megaphone, who has been selected by Debby Communications to manage the conference's digital media. (Logo:...