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Israel Trade & Economic Office

U.S. Midwest Region

Google in Talks to Buy Waze, Israeli Mapping Company

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Google has begun negotiations to acquire Waze for more than $1 billion. Through the voluntary GPS tracking of users, Waze provides traffic conditions and the best route to drivers. Available only on mobile devices, Waze
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Google Opens Campus Tel Aviv for Startups

category: Investing
Google currently has an office in Tel Aviv, a R&D center in Haifa and now is opening Campus Tel Aviv for Israeli technology startups. Campus TLV part of the Google for Entrepreneurs
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FEMA looks to WAZE to coordinate gas delivery after Sandy

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With gas shortages rampant following Hurricane Sandy, FEMA and the White House turned to Israeli crowd-sourced navigation app Waze to gather data on where to send gasoline fueling trucks. The
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Why Israel is a hotbed for flash storage innovation

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ComputerWorld recently covered Israel’s world leading technologies for flash storage.  International conglomerates are scouting Israeli companies for the next breakthrough technology, as evidenced by EMC’s recent acquisition of XtremeIO. According to
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Israel’s Startup Culture Explored in TV Feature

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There is a higher concentration of startup companies in Israel than in any other place in the world outside of Silicon Valley.  Watch as Channel 4 from the UK showcases the Israel hi-tech
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