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  • Congress gives final OK to banning local Internet taxes Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 3:40 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Congress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service. The White House said President Barack Obama will sign it. Since 1998 in the Internet's early days, Congress has passed a...

  • Taro posts 3Q profit Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 5:33 PM ET

    HAIFA BAY, Israel _ Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $189 million. The Haifa Bay, Israel- based company said it had profit of $4.41 per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Firewall pioneer Kramer bets on shift to cloud security Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 6:22 AM ET

    *Remains largest shareholder in California- based Imperva. TEL AVIV, Feb 10- Check Point Software Technologies co-founder Shlomo Kramer, a pioneer of efforts to protect businesses from cyber attacks, is betting on security in the cloud as the sector's next big development. After leaving Check Point in 1998, Kramer has used his fortune to establish and finance an...

  • *Other sectors monitoring case for guidance on pricing methods. BRUSSELS, Feb 10- Leading shipping container groups Maersk, MSC and 13 other companies have offered to change their pricing practices to settle an EU antitrust probe and stave off possible fines, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The European Commission opened an...

  • Wix.com reports 4Q loss Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 5:02 AM ET

    TEL AVIV, Israel _ Wix.com Ltd. on Wednesday reported a loss of $11.3 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 17 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in April, Wix.com said it expects revenue in the range of $73 million to $74 million.

  • Israel Chemicals posts 4Q profit Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 8:35 AM ET

    TEL AVIV, Israel _ Israel Chemicals Ltd. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $96 million. The Tel Aviv, Israel- based company said it had net income of 8 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $509 million, or 40 cents per share.

  • Compugen reports 4Q loss Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 7:25 AM ET

    TEL AVIV, Israel _ Compugen Ltd. on Tuesday reported a loss of $472,000 in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 11 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $4.3 million.

  • Radware meets 4Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 6:21 AM ET

    TEL AVIV, Israel _ Radware Ltd. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $4.3 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 17 cents per share. Radware shares have dropped 15 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • *Closer Israel ties with Cyprus, Greece alarm Palestinians. JERUSALEM, Feb 1- Israel, Cyprus and Greece have agreed to deepen their energy, security and tourism ties in the Eastern Mediterranean, a deal that may have implications for Israel's testy relationship with the European Union, too. The agreement, signed in Nicosia last week by a beaming Prime Minister...

  • JERUSALEM, Jan 27- A new app that allows users to send anonymous text messages is causing alarm among parents, politicians and some teenagers, who say it is being used as a weapon for cyber-bullying. Blindspot, launched by Israeli company Shellanoo, has attracted 700,000 users since it was launched a month ago, mostly in Israel where it is being heavily marketed but...

  • LOD, Israel, Jan 26- Israel aims to sell Uzi submachine gun maker Israel Military Industries in the next few weeks, with defense contractor Elbit Systems seen as the likeliest buyer, according to the head of the country's state ownership agency. "We hope to finish in a few weeks," Ori Yogev, director of the Government Companies Authority, told Reuters on the sidelines...

  • TEL AVIV, Jan 26- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reassured Israel's tech companies on Tuesday that he would keep any export limitations imposed on Israel's flourishing cyber security sector to a minimum. Israel had a strong year in cyber sales and investments in 2015, capturing a sizable share of the global market and boosting exports, which are a major...

  • BRUSSELS, Jan 18- The European Union reinforced on Monday its position that products made in Israeli settlements must be clearly labelled in Europe, despite growing tensions with Israel over the issue, but stressed that the bloc opposes any boycott of the Jewish state. EU foreign ministers said the guidelines on labels for farm and other products, which were...

  • BRUSSELS, Jan 18- The European Union reinforced on Monday its position that products made in Israeli settlements must be clearly labelled in Europe, despite growing tensions with Israel over the issue, but stressed that the bloc opposes any boycott of the Jewish state. EU foreign ministers said the guidelines on labels for farm and other products, which were...

  • BRUSSELS, Jan 18- The European Union reinforced on Monday its position that products made in Israeli settlements must be clearly labeled in Europe, despite growing tensions with Israel over the issue, but stressed that the bloc opposes any boycott of the Jewish state. EU foreign ministers said the guidelines on labels for farm and other products, which were...

  • *Rouhani says move is economic turning point for Iran. *Israel says Iran still wants nuclear bomb. WASHINGTON/ ANKARA, Jan 17- Three Iranian-Americans arrived in Germany after leaving Tehran on Sunday in a prisoner swap following the lifting of most international sanctions on Iran under a deal U.S.

  • *Iran and U.S. carry out prisoner swap. *Israel says Iran still wants nuclear bomb. WASHINGTON/ ANKARA, Jan 17- Three Iranian-Americans left Tehran for a U.S. base in Germany on Sunday under a prisoner swap following the lifting of most international sanctions on Iran under a deal that President Barack Obama said had cut off Tehran's path to a nuclear bomb.

  • *Rouhani says move is economic turning point for Iran. *Israel says Iran still wants nuclear bomb. WASHINGTON/ ANKARA, Jan 17- Three Iranian-Americans left Tehran on Sunday under a prisoner swap following the lifting of most international sanctions on Iran under a deal President Barack Obama said had cut off every path for Tehran to obtain a nuclear bomb.

  • *Rouhani says move is economic turning point for Iran. *Israel says Iran still wants nuclear bomb. DUBAI/ WASHINGTON, Jan 17- Three Iranian-Americans left Tehran on Sunday under a prisoner swap following the lifting of sanctions on Iran that is likely to thaw ties further with the United States as Tehran emerges from years of international isolation.

  • TEL AVIV, Jan 11- Building on its expertise in technology, Israel is emerging as a leader in the race to keep cars secure and prevent the nightmare scenario of a hacker commandeering your vehicle. "We view this as a potential $10 billion market opportunity over the next five years," said Daniel Ives, an analyst with FBR Capital Markets in New York.