The head of IT strategy at Russia's biggest bank sees the cloud as a necessary evil and is investing in security startups to deal with hackers that want to get into its systems.
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David Shamah has been writing about Israeli technology news for over a decade, both in print and on the web, and knows the Israeli tech scene and its start-ups inside out.
The first round of rumours didn't pan out, but the purchase of the Israeli 3D technology start-up by the Cupertino tech giant makes enough sense for Apple to make it happen.
General Motors is at the forefront of developing self-driving vehicles, with the car industry on the cusp of revolutionary changes.
Microsoft Ventures, a worldwide empire of startup accelerators, and a redoubled determination to innovate are all part of the Microsoft future, according to execs.
ZeroVM has a fast new way to build virtual workspaces, and RackSpace was impressed enough to buy the company.
On the prowl for top startup tech, Microsoft has invested in a company that is tackling a hot-button enterprise problem.
Facebook's Internet.org effort is getting a major boost with the company acquiring Onavo, the 'data-miser' of mobile apps.
Clientless security and compatibility with its existing products are two of the reasons F5 Networks is acquiring Israel's Versafe, according to F5.
The largest employer in Israel's high-tech economy is about to get even bigger, as it takes over Micron's Israeli fab – likely to be the future site of Intel's 10nm chip manufacturing plant.
When it comes to IT security, big tech firms keep looking to Israel for their next buy.