The world’s top ten tech companies –Microsoft, Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Alibaba, Intel, Oracle, Samsung and Baidu–increasingly have something in common: they’re doing mission-critical work in Israel that’s core to their businesses back at HQ. Let’s take a look at how this trend is playing out.
- Earlier this year, Microsoft hired a 34-year-old cyber-security prodigy –a hacker essentially–as its new head of R&D in Israel. […]
- Amazon is hiring 100 Israeli engineers and natural language processing experts to boost Alexa, its smart virtual assistant. […]
- Google several years ago bought Waze, an Israeli navigation app…Alphabet, Google’s parent, has recently started looking to engage with Israeli startups […]
- Facebook’s acquisitions of Israeli companies. […]
- Apple’s second largest R&D center is in Israel. […]
And there is much more. Read at Forbes, by Amir Mizroch
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