The supercomputer in Wuxi is presented for the first time in 2017. Photo: Reuters

The tech front: America against China's supercomputers 

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced the addition of seven supercomputer entities to its economic blacklist.  Secretary Raimondo: supercomputing capabilities are vital for developing weapons and national security systems, and that the department will prevent China from leveraging U.S. technologies for those efforts  

Ohad Bobrov (R) and Ofer Ben-Noon. Photo: Shlomi Yosef

Israel's Talon raises $26 million

The founders of Talon, which was established in February, are Ofer Ben-Noon, who established automotive cybersecurity company Argus, and Ohad Bobrov, who established mobile phone cybersecurity company Lacoon Security  

The Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, together with Cybertech Founder Amir Rapaport during the conference in Dubai this week, Photo: Cybertech 

"The spirit of cyber came to Dubai"

That was how the Founder of Cybertech, Amir Rapaport, summed up the Cybertech Global conference held this week in Dubai. The historic conference, in which Israeli and Emirati experts in the cyber field shared the stage for the first time, received extensive media coverage and was crowned a great success 

Sheikh Mana bin Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum's visit to the Cybertech Dubai conference. Photo: Cybertech 

Rare meeting with leader of Dubai's nephew, Crown Prince's cousin, as Cybertech Dubai comes to an end

As part of his visit, Sheikh Mana bin Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum toured the booths and spoke with senior Israeli figures including Esti Peshin, General Manager of the Cyber Division of IAI, Yigal Unna, Director General of the Israel National Cyber Directorate, and others 

Yiftah Ron-Tal. Screenshot from the conference

The next cyber challenge: 'internet of electricity' 

Yiftah Ron-Tal, Chairman of the Israel Electric Corporation, describes the vision of a global decentralized electricity network in which every consumer produces energy and sells the surplus via virtual currency. A special report from Cybertech Dubai 
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