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Execs from Facebook, Google, and Microsoft explain why they use Israel for their R&D

Execs from Facebook, Google, and Microsoft explain why they use Israel for their R&D

category: Finance, Investment
Born just 68 years ago, Israel has developed a reputation as one of the world’s most innovative tech hubs. Silicon Valley multinationals in particular have cottoned on, setting up offices in the region and acquiring
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Google, Watch Out! The “Google Glass” Is About to Face Some Competition By 2 Israeli Rivals

Google, Watch Out! The “Google Glass” Is About to Face Some Competition By 2 Israeli Rivals

Lumus” and “Opgal“, two cutting-edge Israeli optics companies, have collaborated to develop a Google Glass-style night-vision display system:  something completely different.   Leveraging their superior technologies, Lumus, which manufactures personal displays for the eye, and
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Google confirms Waze acquisition

Google confirms Waze acquisition

category: Uncategorized
Google Inc. has confirmed the acquisition of navigation and traffic report app Waze Ltd.. The amount of the acquisition was not disclosed but sources believe it was for $1.1 billion. In a company blog
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Where is Facebook going for new games?  Israel

Where is Facebook going for new games? Israel

category: Uncategorized
Five of the developers of Facebook‘s ten largest social games in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) come from srael, and the company is now in Israel looking for more. Roy Goldenberg of
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Video: Companies Developing Innovative Technologies in Israel

Video: Companies Developing Innovative Technologies in Israel

Watch the latest video from Invest in Israel taking a look at the innovative technologies coming out of Israel and global companies with R&D centres in Israel. “It is real, it is Israel.” [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90hybQL7JrM[/youtube]
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Google Launches Tel Aviv Start-Up Incubator

Google Launches Tel Aviv Start-Up Incubator

category: Education, New Media
A year after Google announced its plan to establish a start-up incubator and R&D center in Israel, the company on December 10th,  inaugurated the incubator in the presence of Prime Minister Netanyahu.
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Tel Aviv heads list of world’s top startup ecosystems

Tel Aviv heads list of world’s top startup ecosystems

category: Investment
The Startup Genome released the first half of its report on the world’s top startup ecosystems – the so-called Startup Ecosystem Index. Tel Aviv headed the list, second only to Silicon Valley,
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Google and Facebook draw on Israel’s hi-tech talent

Google and Facebook draw on Israel’s hi-tech talent

category: Uncategorized
The past few days brought impressive recognition by two of the world’s largest internet players – Google and Facebook – of Israel’s tech industry. Facebook bought Israeli face recognition technology company
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Israel is a ‘tech miracle’ said Google Chairman

Israel is a ‘tech miracle’ said Google Chairman

category: Uncategorized
Google chairman Eric Schmidt said on Monday that the company’s development centers in Israel are among the company’s most efficient and that Google is constantly expanding them. Speaking at a Tel Aviv
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Confirmed: Waze And Others Contributing To Apple’s iOS 6 Maps’ Crowd Sourced Traffic Data

Confirmed: Waze And Others Contributing To Apple’s iOS 6 Maps’ Crowd Sourced Traffic Data

category: Uncategorized
Shortly after yesterday’s Apple WWDC keynote there was plenty of chatter amongst the pundits, journalists and developers about which apps Apple had screwed over with iOS 6. In particular is the
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