The centre, a joint initiative between Big Blue and Ben Gurion University, has now been officially launched.
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Now a part of Alctatel-Lucent, Bell Labs is looking to the Startup Nation for some new ideas.
An announcement by Intel that it was spending $6bn to upgrade its Kiryat Gat plant was greeted with joy in Israel, and skepticism elsewhere.
Wireless charging has been generating a lot of discussion, but it's still not commonplace. One Israeli startup is hoping to tackle the market, using radio waves rather than magnetic induction.
Big Blue has opened its first accelerator ever, in Israel, to take advantage of the StartUp Nation's fledgling tech companies.
Microsoft's Israeli R&D team has been doing a lot of work on business intelligence, some of which has been rolled into Microsoft's latest cloud offering.
With Intel rumored to be backing the company, OrCam's glasses frame-mounted camera could help the blind - and create new categories of hardware products.
If you've ever had just five minutes to charge your smartphone's flat battery and wished it didn't take an hour, help is at hand. An Israeli company is working on a nano-material that could see your mobile fully charged in just seconds.
Israeli startup KitLocate will be the nucleus of the search engine giant's move to the Middle East.
The two countries have been working on several important joint digital government projects over the past several years.