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Israel's economy grew at just 2% in Q2

Growth was cut by a steep drop in new car sales in the second quarter, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports.

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Prof. Avi Simhon Photo: Oriah Tadmor Avi Simhon: Frontrunner for next BoI Governor

The National Economic Council chairman favors increasing competition and opposes intervention in foreign exchange rates.

Eyesight Photo: Shutterstock Diagnosing vision problems from eye movement

Israeli company NovaSight diagnoses and treats lazy eye and concentration problems by monitoring eye movement.

Bribery Photo: Shutterstock Why the sudden flurry of o'seas bribery probes?

Bribery of a foreign public servant has been illegal in Israel since 2008, but there were no investigations until November 2016.

Prof. Isaac Ben-Israel Photo: Eyal Izhar "We'll make Israel one of world's AI leaders"

Prof. Isaac Ben-Israel, who persuaded the government to invest in cybersecurity in 2010, hopes to duplicate this success in artificial intelligence.

Changing careers Photo: Thinkstock Don't rush to switch professions

Why most career changes fail, and what professions are most in demand.

Tony Detter, Tomer Dvir and Kevin Taweel Photo: Eyal Izhar After Soluto, Asurion seeks more Israeli acquisitions

The US company's board has given Soluto CEO Tomer Dvir a mandate to make acquisitions and investments in Israel.

Jeff Herbst photo: Amir Meiri "Nvidia is going straight for a fully autonomous vehicle"

Nvidia VP business development Jeff Herbst sees AI taking over everywhere, and Nvidia's platform leading the charge.

Israel Railways Carriages shortage hampers Israel Railways expansion

With the Jerusalem - Tel Aviv fast link set to open, Israel Railways must cut other services because of a shortfall of 80 carriages.

idf soldiers Israel's wealthiest are abandoning IDF combat units

Israel's secular elite has lost its enthusiasm for combat service and now targets intelligence units, such as Unit 8200.

Traffic jams Waze makes the jams worse

Waze has removed one of the biggest barriers to travel by car - how to get there - encouraging more people to drive in cities.

Talpiot as planned Photo: Eden Jerusalem has big plans for Talpiot

Eden the Jerusalem Development Company plans transforming the crumbling buildings of the Talpiot industrial zone into gleaming office towers.

Volodymyr Stavniuk Photo: Yossi Zamir Ukraine offers low-cost high-tech professionals

15,000 Ukrainians are working for Israeli high-tech companies. The Ukrainian government wants to increase that to 150,000.

 Qingxi Huang  photo: Jonathan Bloom "China plus Israel equals America"

Qingxi Huang tells "Globes" about plans to invest in hundreds of Israeli companies through ICB Biotechnology Investments.

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